The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a former Deputy Commissioner of Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs; a Customs House Agent and a Businessman (an importer of toys) in an alleged bribery case of Rs. One Lakh.
A case was registered against the accused on the allegations of conspiring to induce public servants for getting cleared a toy consignment which was stopped by customs officials using the personal influence of said Deputy Commissioner (now retired). It was further alleged that the said Deputy Commissioner has asked Rs. One lakh from other accused of using his influence in the Customs department to get cleared the stuck consignment of toys. CBI arrested the said Deputy Commissioner (Retd) and recovered Rs. One lakh from his car. The other two accused were also arrested for allegedly giving undue advantage to said Deputy Commissioner(Retd).