Kanpur GST Commissioner and 8 others arrested by CBI
Sunday,04 Feb 2018 08:08 AM IST
The CBI recently arrested GST Commissioner Sansar Chand, who is an IRS officer and headed the Kanpur sub-zone of the GST and three of his colleagues from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh as according to a CBI FIR that was registered, the agency had received information that Chand and his colleagues were receiving periodic bribes from private companies to help them in matters of the Central Excise Department.
The CBI also arrested his superintendents Ajay Srivastava, Aman Shah and Rajeev Singh Chandel and his office staff Saurabh Pandey, as well as Chand’s wife Avinash Kaur and alleged middlemen Amit Awasthi, Aman Jain and Chander Prakash and a person named Manish Sharma, who is the owner of a firm and who was allegedly paying a Rs 1.5 lakh bribe to Chand. Apart from this, Rs 58 lakh in cash and documents of valuable properties were seized as well.