Belagavi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two superintendents and one inspector, all working in the office of Commissioner, Central Goods & Service Tax, Central Excise, Belagavi(Karnataka) in an alleged bribery case of Rs. 5 Lakh.
A case was registered on a complaint against a superintendent of GST, Belagavi; an inspector, GST, Belgaum and others on the allegations that the accused visited the complainant’s factory and demanded bribe of Rs.20 lakh for not filing the required GST amount. CBI laid a trap and caught the Inspector while accepting bribe of Rs.Five lakh from the complainant as a first instalment. In a follow up action, two Superintendents were also caught. Searches at the office & residential premises of accused at Belagavi and Ghaziabad are in progress.