Income Tax commissioner sentenced 4 yrs jail in bribery case

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Mumbai – The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Mumbai has convicted Shri Dayashankar, the then Commissioner Income Tax (Appeals), Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai and sentenced him to undergo 04 years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.2,50,000/- in a bribery case.

CBI, had registered a case against Sh. Dayashankar, then Commissioner, Income Tax (Appeals), Mumbai-34, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai U/s 120 B of IPC and Sec. 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 on the allegations that the accused demanded Rs. 25 lakh as bribe from the complainant for reducing his assessed tax liability for the year 2008-2009. CBI laid a trap and caught the Commissioner red handed while accepting Rs.Two Lakh as first instalment of bribe from the complainant. Searches were conducted at Delhi, Ghaziabad, Lucknow and Patna. After investigation, charge sheet was filed on 30.10.2012 in the court of Special Judge for CBI cases, Mumbai.

The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.