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04 May 2017, 10:42 | Violet Powell
Income tax commissioner, five others arrested by CBI in Mumbai
Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested six persons, including Mumbai Income-Tax Commissioner BB Rajendra Prasad, on graft charges.
Those arrested include B.B. Rajendra Prasad, an Indian Revenue Service officer of 1992 batch and now Income Tax Commissioner (Appeals-30) in Mumbai; Pradip Mittal, Managing Director of Essar Group of Companies; and Vipin Bajpai, an accounts officer in the company headquartered in Mumbai.
The sources said the case pertains to over Rs 19 lakh allegedly taken as bribe by the Commissioner. Around Rs 1.5 crore had been recovered earlier and officials were looking for more, officials said. Prasad was posted in Mumbai as an I-T commissioner (Appeals-30) and is accused of seeking the bribe for passing an order in favour of a firm.
"Several incriminating documents, along with details of bank accounts and lockers and property related documents have been seized in the searches and are now being examined", the officer added. We categorically deny all allegations regarding any misconduct by our executives.
The Balaji Trust matter was being handled by Parikh. Prasad had promised to pass a favourable order in exchange for a sum of Rs. 2 crore.
After the installments reached Suresh Jain in Visakhapatnam, Prasad took leave from his office, and reached there and stayed at his residence in Visalakshinagar.
The arrested were produced before a CBI special court in Visakhapatnam to seek custody on Wednesday. On Tuesday, CBI officials also recovered Rs 19 crore from the office of Essar Investments Limited, a trustee in Balaji Trust.
The trust said its executives are cooperating with the investigation and would continue to do so.
In the present case, legal submissions were made to the authorities through a reputed accounting firm, based on which the orders were passed in a routine manner. The four have been sent on a transit remand to Visakhapatnam for further investigations.
"Our executives are innocent and the company stands by them", it said.
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