The CBI has arrested two Income Tax inspectors in Hyderabad for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 80,000 for closing a pending tax matter, officers stated on Friday.
The central company arrested Income Tax inspectors Thota Purushotham Rao and Itta Upender Rao, each posted at Ayaker Bhavan, Hyderabad for allegedly receiving the bribe, they stated.
It is alleged that the complainant had a pending tax matter for which the duo demanded the bribe, they stated.
“The CBI laid a entice and caught the accused and likewise different inspector of Income Tax whereas accepting bribe of Rs 30,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively.
“Searches have been carried out on the premises of accused which led to restoration of incriminating paperwork and money of roughly Rs 5.50 lakh,” a CBI spokesperson stated.
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