ITO Arrested By CBI from His Residence in Uttrakhand

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CBI spokesperson has stated that the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested an income tax officer from his residence in Rudrapur area of Udhamsingh Nagar district on Thursday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from the complainant.

Media reports suggest that Income Tax Officer, Rudrapur had demanded the bribe from the complainant for settling the income tax assessment case of I-T return for the year 2011-12.A case under the Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, has been registered Ranjan.

The arrest came after CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught accepting the bribe. Searches are being conducted at the premises of the accused at Rudrapur.The accused was produced in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Dehradun on Friday