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CBI Arrests Mumbai IT Commissioner, Five Others On Graft Charges

It is alleged that the bribe was taken to favour a corporate house.

03/05/2017 4:58 PM IST | Updated 03/05/2017 4:58 PM IST
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NEW DELHI -- The CBI has arrested an income tax commissioner and five others in connection with an alleged bribe of over ₹19 lakh taken to favour a major corporate group.

CBI sources said the commissioner B B Rajendra Prasad and one other person has been arrested from Visakhapatnam while four others have been taken into custody from Mumbai.

The sources said the case pertains to over ₹19 lakh allegedly taken as bribe by the Commissioner.

They said during the searches ₹1.5 crore have been seized by the agency.

It is alleged that the bribe was taken to favour a corporate house.

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