CBI nabs 3 superintendents of GST & Central Excise for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

Bhubaneswar: The CBI on Tuesday nabbed three superintendents of GST and Central Excise of Bhubaneswar Circle for accepting bribe of Rs 10 lakh.

The accused were identified as Artabhanjan Kar, Pradip Kumar Acharya and NN Sahoo while another person Ashutosh Padhy working as account officer of Centurion Institute of Technology was also arrested in this connection.

The CBI officials said a trap was made following a tip-off against said AB Kar, Superintendent and Ashutosh Padhy. The Superintendents of GST & Central Excise visited Hotel New Marrion here to receive the alleged bribe amount from Padhy and all were arrested while exchanging the bribe amount.

The houses of the three officials are being searched in this connection, the officials said.