5-yr RI for 3 I-T offials in bribery case

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The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Mumbai (Maharashtra) has sentenced Sumitra Banerjee, then Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Thane (Maharashtra) to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs 80 lakh and her husband Subrato Banerjee to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs 30 lakh and Anjali Bambole, then Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs 40 lakh in a bribery case.
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CBI had registered a case against Sumitra Banerjee, Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Thane (Maharashtra) and Anjali Bambole, Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax on April 15. It was alleged that the accused demanded bribe of Rs 2 crore from the complainant to settle the survey conducted on their firm. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 crore.
After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused persons on 18 January, 2012. The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.

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