I-T official caught taking bribe

I-T official caught taking bribe

CBI sleuths scrutinise the cash recovered from income tax official, Nagesh.

Late on Wednesday evening, the Anti-corruption Bureau of the Central Bureau of Investigation trapped an Income Tax official while allegedly accepting a bribe from a contractor in an upscale coffee joint in South Bengaluru.

The arrested official has been identified as Nagesh, working with the I-T department in Bengaluru.

According to sources, he was trapped by a team of CBI officials in Jayanagar based on a complaint. The complaint alleged that the I-T official had demanded around Rs 14 lakh in connection with a case pertaining to raids on a prominent builder. The builder was recently raided by I-T officials.