CBI arrests IT officer for taking Rs 14 lakh bribe

Bengaluru, April 4 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday said it has arrested an Income Tax officer for taking a bribe of Rs 14 lakh here. H.R. Nagesh was held red-handed while accepting the money from the complainant for himself and another IT officer to settle an issue pertaining to an IT survey.

A case has been registered against the two IT officers. Searches were conducted at the premises of both the accused and Rs 1.35 crore and many incriminating documents were found, said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer.