A person, resident of Delhi and a Goods & Services Tax Officer (Gopal Krishna Madhav), in Trade & Taxes Department, Government of NCT Delhi has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a bribery case.
The complainant is in the business of transportation and his two vehicles were impounded at Delhi by the GST Officials. However he was contacted by the said private person asking for heavy bribe and also for making arrangement so that vehicles of the complainant will not be impounded against a MONTHLY (bribe) for GST Officials.
Thus the said private person was acting as a middleman on behalf of some GST officers for collecting illegal gratification from transporters for not charging Goods and Services Tax from them. Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of both the accused.
However, the conversation between the Transporter, his employee (Rajkumar) and the suspected private person was secretly recorded by the CBI is as follows:
The CBI has arrested both the private person and the GST Officer.