The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dehradun has today convicted Shri Dinesh Kumar, then Income Tax Officer, Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand) in a bribery case and sentenced him to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.1.5 lakh.
CBI had registered a case on the allegations that Shri Dinesh Kumar, Pithoragarh had demanded a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant for settlement of his tax case and giving benefit of Rs.2,70,000/- to him.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed on 29.12.2009 while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.
After investigation, a chargesheet was filed U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C.Act, 1988 against Shri Dinesh Kumar in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) on 25.02.2010. The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.
Source: CBI Press Release, New Delhi , 06.04.2016