Rajasthan GST Officer Arrested For Allegedly Taking Bribe

15-Jun-2022 NDTV Rajasthan, GST, Goods & Service Tax, GST Officer, CGST Superintendent, Alwar, Jaipur 273 Views

Rajasthan GST Officer Arrested For Allegedly Taking Bribe

A complaint was received alleging that CGST officer had threatened to register a case against a person and demanded a bribe of ₹ 10 lakh.

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested a Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) officer in Bharatpur district with bribe money of ₹ 4 lakh, according to an official statement.

A complaint was received alleging that CGST Superintendent, Alwar, Dhanraj Kumawat had threatened to register a case against a person and demanded a bribe of ₹ 10 lakh, ACB Director General Bhagwan Lal Soni said in the statement.

The complainant informed that Kumawat was going to Alwar from Bharatpur in his car after taking ₹ 4 lakh from him. The accused officer's car was intercepted and he was arrested with the bribe money, he said.

A case has been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act in the matter and searches are being conducted, Mr Soni said.

 

-NDTV

 

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