It has been media buzz today that Central Bureu of Investigation conducted nationwide searches at 17 locations all over India and has charged nine senior Indian Revenue Services offiecers for corrupt practices. The designation of the officers booked are from Principle Chief Commissioner of Income Tax to Deputy Commissioner rank .
Countrywide Operations !
It is reported that in a countrywide search operation ,(at 17 locations in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Khammam today)., CBI has registered a case
(i)one Principal Commissioner Income Tax, currently posted at Delhi and three private persons for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices.
(ii) Additional Commissioner (exemption) Bangalore
(iii) One Deputy Commissioner (Investigation) at Chennai ,
(iv)One Commissioner rank officer posted as CIT(Audit-2) Chennai
(vi) One officer of the rank f Additional Commissioner at Mumbai ,
(vii) One Departmental Representative at ITAT , Mumbai ,
(viii) One Additional Director General (systems-4) Ghaziabad and
(ix) One Additional Director (investigation) Mumbai
(x) ne Deputy Commissioner (Exemption) Chennai
Private Person Also Named
A chartered accountant and his two sons are also named as accused in the case, the sources said.It is alleged that these officials were availing favours including stay, conveyance and flight travel at the expense of the chartered accountant and his sons and helping him in the cases of his clients as quid pro quo.