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Ranchi Pr CIT remanded in four-day police custody

By TIOL News Service

RANCHI, JULY 14, 2017: THE Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi in an ongoing investigation of a case. The arrested accused was produced yesterday in the court of Special Judge, Ranchi and remanded to four days Police Custody.

It may be recalled that CBI had registered a case against Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi; Additional CIT, Ranchi; ITO (Tech), Ranchi; Another Officer of Income Tax, Ranchi; six private persons and other unknown public servants/private persons/companies on the allegations of criminal conspiracy, illegal gratification and criminal misconduct. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused persons at 23 locations (18 at Kolkata & 05 at Ranchi).

As per the CBI Press Release, in the case so far, a total cash of Rs. 3.7 crore, 6.6 kg. gold and some incriminating documents including document related to a flat worth Rs. 4 crore were recovered during the search at the premises and one locker of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax. The other locker is being operated. The documents recovered during searches at the premises of accused persons are being scrutinized. Further investigation is continuing. 


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