CBI arrests Chartered Accountant and GST Joint Commissioner in Bribery Case–TAXSCAN

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By Abdullah Karuthedakam – On March 4, 2022 8:13 am

CBI - CA - Chartered Accountant - GST Joint Commissioner - Bribery Case - Taxscan

The Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) Anti-Corruption Branch has arrested a Chartered Accountant and GST Joint Commissioner in a Bribery Case.

Joint Commissioner, CGST and Chartered Accountant Trapped by CBI, NAGPUR  CBI, ACB, Nagpur have registered a case vide RC.04(A)/2022 on 03.03.2022 U/s 7 A of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Shri Hemant Rajandekar, Chartered Accountant, Ws V. R lnamdar & Co., Ajni Chowk, Nagpur. on receipt of a complaint from Shri Jayant Laxmikant Choupane, Contractor. Ws Jai Electricals & Electronics, District — Yavatmal alleging demand of bribe of Rs. 4,50,000/- as a motive to induce Shri Mukul Patil Joint Commissioner. CGST. Nagpur-2 by corrupt and illegal means to cause the performance of a public duty dishonestly.

Shri Mukul Patil Joint Commissioner, CGST, Nagpur-2 had issued a Show Cause Notice pertaining to service tax liability in the name of the Complainant The accused person has demanded a bribe amount of Rs. 4,50,000/- to get the service tax liability case disposed of by corrupt & illegal means.

A Press Release issued by CBI said that, “Both the accused persons have been caught red-handed while demanding and accepting the negotiated bribe amount of Rs. 4.00,000/- against the demanded bribe amount of Rs. 4,50,000/- from the complainant. The searches are being conducted at the office of the CA and at the office & residential premises of the accused public servant”. The accused persons will be produced in Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Nagpur.

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