Four Income Tax Officials Including an ITO Arrested !

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Four Income tax officials , including an officer working under CIT(TDS) , Kolkata  have been arrested by CBI on 27/05/2015  in an alleged bribery case .CBI  claimed to have recovered over Rs 6 lakh in cash during searches in this connection. As per the allegation , ITO and three of his staff were arrested were  accepting a bribe of Rs 60,000. CBI had registered a case against the ITO and another tax assistant , who works in the office of Commissioner of Income Tax (TDS), Kolkata, under IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act following a complaint from a Chartered Accountant that the accused were demanding a bribe for issuing a certificate for lower deduction.

CBI claimed that Nandy and Chanda were arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 and Rs 10,000, respectively.The two others  were arrested for taking their share of Rs 1,000 each from Chanda.

CBI claimed that searches at the residence of the ITO led to recovery of Rs 6,50,000 in cash besides documents pertaining to his various bank accounts and a locker key, which is being scrutinised.

All the accused were produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Court, Kolkata, and remanded in judicial custody for seven days