CBI files corruption case against senior Mumbai I-T officer

CBI registered case against Vivek Batra for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of over Rs 6 crore and carried out searches in five cities in this connection.     

Published: 28th July 2017 07:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2017 07:21 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The CBI today registered a corruption case against Vivek Batra, Mumbai Additional Commissioner of Income Tax (TDS wing), for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of over Rs 6 crore and carried out searches in five cities in this connection.     

Batra's wife Priyanka, several industrialists and a chartered accountant have also been named in an FIR, CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said here today.     

The 1992-batch Indian Revenue Service officer allegedly amassed disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 6.79 crore between 2008 and 2017, he said.     

The officer is facing CBI probe in another disproportionate assets case. 

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