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CBI arrests Principal Commissioner of Income Tax

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Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi in an ongoing investigation of a case.

The arrested accused was produced in the court of Special Judge, Ranchi and remanded to Police Custody for four days till 15 July.

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CBI had registered a case against Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi; Additional CIT, Ranchi; ITO (Tech), Ranchi; Another Officer of Income Tax, Ranchi; six private persons and other unknown public servants/private persons/companies under Section 120-B of IPC read with sections 7, 12, 13(2) read with 13 (1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act., 1988 on the allegations of criminal conspiracy, illegal gratification and criminal misconduct etc. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused persons at 23 locations (18 at Kolkata and 5 at Ranchi).

So far, a total cash of Rs. 3.7 crore, 6.6 kg. gold and some incriminating documents, including document related to a flat worth Rs. 4 crore were recovered during the search at the premises and one locker of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax. The documents recovered during searches at the premises of accused persons are being scrutinized and further investigation is continuing.

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