New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against nine senior Income Tax officials including Principal Commissioner Income Tax Delhi. The CBI on Wednesday has carried out search at 17 places in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Khammam.
According to agency sources, case has registered against Principal Commissioner SK Mittal, Additional Commissioner (exemption) Bangalore T N Prakash, Deputy Commissioner (Investigation) Chennai S Murali Mohan, Commissioner (audit-2) Chennai Vijayalakshmi, Additional Commissioner Mumbai S Pandian, Commissioner (DR) ITAT Mumbai G Lakshmi Baraprasad, Additional Director General (systems-4) Ghaziabad Vikram Gaur and Additional Director (investigation) Mumbai Rajendra Kumar.
CA Sanjay Bhandari and his sons Shreyansh and Divyang are also named as accused in the case, the sources said.
It is suspected that these officials were availing favours including stay, conveyance and flight travel at the expense of the Bhandari and his sons and helping him in the cases of his clients.