5 Year prison term to ACIT in Bribery Instance

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The Special Court for CBI , Mumbai has pronounced guilty Sh. Rajiv Kumar the then Assistant Commissioner of  Income Tax Circle 27 (1) Piramal Chambers Lal Baugh, Mumbai in a bribery case and ruled him to undertake 5 years rigorous  imprisonment with fine of Rs. 30,000 / -.

A situation was registered on 25.03.1998 against Shri Rajiv Kumar, Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax Under Area 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988 on the allegation that he had actually demanded Rs. 25,000 / – from plaintiff for settlement of Income Tax Assessment for the year 1995-96. CBI placed a trap and the implicated was jailed while requiring and accepting a kickback of Rs. 25,000 / – from the plaintiff.