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CBI arrests IT officer, CISF inspector in graft cases

CBI arrests IT officer, CISF inspector in graft cases
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CBI has arrested an Income Tax officer from Lucknow for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 5  lakh to settle a tax-related matter.

CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said here on Tuesday that a case was registered against an Inspector, Income Tax, Range III, Lucknow for allegedly demanding illegal gratification Rs five lakh on behalf of an Income Tax Officer from the complainant for settling the income tax matter of his mother. She said CBI laid a trap and the Income Tax Inspector was apprehended while demanding and accepting Rs 50,000 as part payment of the demanded bribe amount of Rs 5 lakh from the complainant. Searches were conducted at his residential premises.

She said that in a separate case in Rajasthan, a CISF officer and an office superintendent, working in the office of Deputy Director, Technical Education, Jaipur have been arrested in a bribery case of Rs 50,000. “A case was registered on a complaint alleging that the office superintendent was demanding Rs. three lakhs to influence the CISF officer for getting the complainant selected in the medical test for the post of Driver (Constable) in CISF,” she said.

The spokesperson said CBI laid a trap and the office superintendent was arrested while allegedly demanding and accepting Rs 50,000 as first installment from the complainant on behalf of CISF Inspector.
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