Published On: Thu, Oct 11th, 2018

Commercial Tax Dy Commissioner arrested for accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe

Patna: The Vigilance department arrested a commercial tax department deputy commissioner in Khagaria district of Bihar on Thursday for allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 1 lakh.

Vigilance sleuths

The Commercial Tax department deputy commissioner Shashikant Chaturvedi was arrested at his Officers Colony residence while taking a bribe of Rs one lakh from one Rahul Kumar, DySP (Vigilance) Gopal Paswan said.

He said Kumar had complained that Chaturvedi had demanded a bribe of Rs two lakh for manipulating his tax liabilities following which a trap was laid down wherein the official was asked to accept Rs one lakh as the “first instalment”.

TST

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