Bhubaneswar : CBI, ACB, Bhubaneswar team caught red handed Rourkela Superintendent of GST while demanding and accepting the partial bribe amount of Rs. 20,000/- from the Proprietor of a firm as 1st installment out of the total demanded bribe amount of Rs. 50,000/-.
CBI, ACB Bhubaneswar received a complaint dated 24.01.2024 from the complainant, alleging therein demand of bribe of Rs. 50,000/- on the part of the Superintendent of GST, Rourkela, for the purpose of correcting the erroneously fixed GST liability of Rs. 8 lakh of the complainant to the correct liability of Rs.
3.5 lakhs.
During verification, negotiations were made by the complainant with accused Superintendent of GST, who agreed to accept the partial bribe amount of Rs. 20,000/- as first installment on 25.01.2024. After verification of the said complaint, CBI ACB Bhubaneswar registered Case No. RC0152024A0002 on
25.01.2024 under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 against the said Superintendent of GST.
Subsequent to the trap, searches are being conducted at residential premises of the accused Superintendent at Rourkela, Odisha. The accused will be produced before the CBI special judge court , Bhubaneswar on Friday.
Investigation of the case is going on.