Two Superintendents and one Inspector who worked in the office of Commissioner, Central Goods & Service Tax, Central Excise, Belgaum (Karnataka) were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an alleged bribery case of Rs.5 Lakhs.
A factory owner in Belgaum has registered a complaint against a Superintendent of GST, Belgaum an Inspector, GST, Belgaum, and others, as he accused them of asking a bribe of Rs.20 lakhs for not filing the required GST amount. Therefore, CBI laid a trap and caught the Inspector while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.5 lakhs from the complainant as a first installment.
Also, the other two Superintendents were caught in a follow-up action. The accused who were arrested was produced before the Jurisdictional Court at Dharwad on September 24, 2020. And search operation is also in progress at the office & residential premises of the accused at Belgaum and Ghaziabad.
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