Income Tax officer held for taking bribe in Haryana

Mar 06, 2018, 21:21 IST | IANS

Income Tax Inspector (audit) Anoop Singh was arrested from his office in Udyog Vihar in Gurugram

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested an income tax officer in Haryana for demanding and accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe to settle a case of additional income of a businessmen.

Income Tax Inspector (audit) Anoop Singh was arrested from his office in Udyog Vihar in Gurugram. Ram Avtar Singla, a resident of Nagina Town of Haryana's Nuh district, had complained that the accused was demanding Rs 1 lakh bribe to settle his alleged additional income issue.

A CBI team, headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Jagdish, arrested the accused on the proof based on a telephonic conversation between the complainant and the accused. "We are questioning the accused. He will be produced before the court on Wednesday," R.K Gaur, Press Information Officer, told IANS.

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