Odisha: CBI nabs Income Tax officer for taking bribe

Bhubaneswar: An Income Tax official in Khurda was arrested by the CBI on charges of receiving bribe from a jeweller today.

According to sources, Income Tax official Sumanta Sekhar Sahoo had sought Rs 40 lakh as bribe from the jeweller to show him undue favour in a case.

Sahoo had earlier collected Rs 10 lakh from the jeweller. The CBI sleuths caught him while he was accepting Rs 5 lakh from the jeweller today, sources said.

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