Guj: Central GST official held while taking bribe

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Ahmedabad, Aug 26 (PTI) A Superintendent of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) has been caught red-handed while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 5,000, the Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Friday.

S S Agrawal, the official, was arrested on Thursday evening while accepting the bribe during a trap laid by the ACB at the CGST office in Nanpura area of Surat, it said in a release.

A tax consultant had complained to the ACB that Agrawal had demanded Rs 5,000 for clearing the GST refund of one of his clients.

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Source: PTI