ACB nabs State GST officer cum assistant commercial tax commissioner red handed taking bribe in office

Ahmedabad:The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today nabbed red handed an state GST official and assistant commercial tax commissioner while he was taking a bribe of Rs 21 thousand in his office.

Assistant Commissioner of ACB D P Chudasama said that Rajesh V Sandpa, the tax official was nabbed from his office in the Bahumali bhavan near Lal Darwaza.

He had sought the bribe for decreasing the amount of tax and penalty in a notice issued to the owner of a firm for year 2014-15.

Based on the secret complaint of the owner of the firm a trap was today laid and Sandpa was nabbed red handed.