Ahmedabad, 13th November 2022: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Superintendent and an Assistant Commissioner, both of CGST, Ankleshwar (Gujarat) in an alleged  bribery of Rs 75,000.

A case was registered against a Superintendent, CGST, Ankleshwar on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs. 75,000 from the Complainant for transportation of goods from Modasa to Vapi through his jurisdiction. It was also alleged that the accused demanded a monthly undue advantage of Rs.1.5 lakh for regular movement of goods in his jurisdiction.

CBI laid a trap and caught the  Superintendent red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 75,000/- from the Complainant. During trap proceedings, role of Assistant  Commissioner, CGST, Ankleshwar was allegedly found in the demand and acceptance of undue advantage. He was also caught.

Searches were conducted at the premises of both the accused. Rs.1.97 Lakh (approx) was recovered  from the premises of said Superintendent.

Dinesh Kumar, Superintendent and Yaswant Kumar Malviya, assistant commissioner are the names of the accused.

Both the arrested accused were produced before the Competent Court and were remanded police custody till 14.11.2022.