Media reports suggests that Jai Prakash, posted as Deputy Commissioner Income Tax in Hyderabad’s Karim Nagar, has been arrested by the CBI on Monday on the charge of accepting a bribe of Rs 23 lakh through a middleman.The businessman had allegedly paid Rs 2 lakh from the agreed amount to Inspector Ramu through his auditor, CBI alleged .
“Mr. Goud had already given 2 lakh rupees to the Deputy Commissioner through his Inspector,” said CBI sources.
The Deputy Commissioner and Inspector had visited premises of a businessman on October 16 along with his Inspector Ramu where he had allegedly demanded Rs 25 lakh as bribe for settling tax issues. After that , the deal was allegedly planned to be materialised through the auditor of the businessman, Sivakumar, CBI sources said.
A team of CBI’s Anti-Corruption Bureau in Hyderabad laid a trap this evening when the auditor was going to hand over the remaining money to Jai Prakash.
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