Assistant Commissioner of GST department Shashikant Dubey arrested red handed while taking bribe in Uttarakhand

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Dehradun: Big news… The team of Vigilance Dehradun Sector has arrested Assistant Commissioner (Assistant Commissioner) Shashikant Dubey of the State Tax (State GST) Department red handed while taking a bribe of Rs 75 thousand. The arrest has created a stir in the department. One can guess how deep the corruption is from this. An officer of such a high rank was himself taking bribe. In such a situation, the instructions of the Dhami government to take strict action against corruption are having an effective effect on the ground. This time the Vigilance team has also caught a big fish in the net on the charge of bribery. The team of Vigilance Dehradun Sector has arrested Assistant Commissioner (Assistant Commissioner) Shashikant Dubey of the State Tax (State GST) Department red handed while taking a bribe of Rs 75 thousand. Along with this, the vigilance team has also raided the residence and related places of the accused assistant commissioner. So that the property acquired through bribery can be traced.

According to Senior Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) of Vigilance, Dhirendra Gunjyal, a complaint was received against Assistant Commissioner Shashikant Dubey of GST Headquarters (Garhwal Division) that he was threatening the operator of heavy fines by pointing out all the shortcomings in the restaurant bills. It is alleged that a bribe of Rs 75,000 was demanded to settle the matter. The restaurant operator was not willing to give bribe. Therefore, he lodged a complaint with the vigilance. When the matter was found to be true in the preliminary investigation, a trap team was formed. Taking action in this direction on Tuesday, Assistant Commissioner Shashikant Dubey was arrested while taking a bribe of Rs 75,000 from the complainant.

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According to SSP Gunjyal, after the arrest of the accused, his residence is being searched and interrogation is going on regarding movable and immovable property at other places. Cash reward has been announced for the trap team for better work. He has appealed that if any officer/employee appointed in the government departments of the state demands bribe by exerting any kind of pressure in the discharge of his official duties and if he has acquired illegal property more than his income, then fearlessly inform on the toll free helpline number 1064 and Whatsapp number 9456592300 of the Vigilance Establishment.

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