Sunday, July 14, 2024

CBI Nabs CGST Superintendent In Ganjam Over Rs 15K Bribe – N.F Times

Ganjam: CBI arrested a Superintendent of CGST in Ganjam district for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a person instead of processing his GST refund.

The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar Subudhi, Superintendent of Central GST & Central Excise, Berhampur.

A case was registered by CBI on 09.07.2024 based on the complaint against the accused. It was alleged that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs 20,000 from the complainant on the ground that the accused had earlier processed a refund of GST amounting to Rs. 1.77 lahks to the complainant and on the ground of smoothly processing another GST refund of nearly Rs. 3 lahks to the complainant.

Subudhi was arrested by CBI while he was accepting the first instalment of the bribe amount of Rs 15,000, out of the total demanded bribe amount of Rs 20,000, from the complainant.

Searches were conducted at the residential and official premises of the accused at Berhampur and Bhubaneswar which led to recovery of incriminating documents. The accused is being produced before the Court of Ld. Special Judge for CBI Cases at Bhubaneswar today.

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