• Notification Date: 22-04-2023
  • Notification No: N/A

CBI Arrests Former IT Additional Commissioner for Assisting Fellow Officer in a Bribery Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested the then Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) in an ongoing investigation of a case. The CBI had registered the instant case on 12.10.2022 against the Additional Commissioner, Income Tax, Ahmedabad on the request of Gujarat Government and further Notification from Government of India related to bribery of Rs.30 Lakh. 

It was alleged that then Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax had facilitated the escape of said Additional Commissioner from his office by helping, creating a ruckus during trap proceedings on 04.10.2022 laid by ACB of Gujarat State. It was further alleged that then Additional Commissioner of Income Tax (Central Range-I), Ahmedabad before escaping from the detection of the State ACB had handed over two mobile handsets to said Assistant Commissioner. It was also alleged that then Assistant Commissioner disposed of the two mobile handsets by way of throwing the same in Sabarmati River on the directions of said Additional Commissioner of Income Tax. CBI has recovered both the mobiles (including one phone of Real Me make) from the Sabarmati River with the help of divers and other agencies using diving equipment & Remotely Operated Vehicle equipped with SONAR technology. 

The arrested accused was produced before the CBI Special Court, Ahmedabad and was remanded Police Custody till 17.04.2023