CBI caught a Central Excise inspector demanding bribe from a complainant


NEW DELHI: In an uncommon expedient trial, a unique CBI court in Dehradun has indicted a Central Excise reviewer and sentenced him to seven years of detainment for taking Rs. 3,500 in pay off, inside one year of trial.

CBI sources said Vikash Jatav, then Inspector, Central Excise, Roorkee has been sentenced to experience seven years of thorough detainment (greatest discipline in debasement case) with aggregate fine of Rs. 20,000 for the situation inside a year of trial.

CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said that the court has ordered to file separate cases against four witnesses who allegedly lied under oath.

"A case was registered on a complaint on May 6, 2015 U/s 7 of Prohibition of Corruption Act, 1988 against Vikas Jatav, Inspector, Central Excise, Roorkee on the allegations of demanding a bribe for registration of complainant's firm. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 3,500 from the complainant," Mr Gaur said.

He said the agency has also recovered a paper, hand-written by Mr Jatav, in which he had sought Rs. 3,500 in bribe."After examination, a chargesheet was documented against the denounced on July 4, 2015 in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dehradun. Charges were confined on September 14, 2015. 10 indictment witnesses were analyzed," he said.

He said the court additionally requested to open separate cases under area 344 of CrPC against witnesses K Anand, Guddu, Rakesh Dhiman and Anubhav Dhiman for giving false before the court.