IT Commissioner Arrested On Bribery Charges

CBI has arrested Income Tax Commissioner Rajendra Prasad and five others on the allegation of taking bribe.

Mumbai: In a stunning turn of events, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an Income Tax Commissioner and five others in connection with an alleged bribe taken to favour a corporate company.

It is alleged that the accused have taken over Rs.19 lakhs as bribe from a major corporate group. While Commissioner B B Rajendra Prasad and another person have been arrested at Visakhapatnam, others were taken into custody in Mumbai.

The CBI sources said that the case is related to over Rs 19 lakhs allegedly taken as bribe by the Commissioner. Meanwhile, the agency has also seized Rs. 1.5 crores during searches.

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