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IRS Officer Fakes Death Certificate to Escape CBI 

An Indian Revenue Services officer allegedly prepared his fake death certificate to escape CBI sleuths in a disproportionate assets case.

Published: 27th February 2016 05:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th February 2016 05:47 AM   |  A+A-

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NEW DELHI: An Indian Revenue Services officer allegedly prepared his fake death certificate to escape CBI sleuths in a disproportionate assets case registered against him. Ali Akbar Taherally posted as Additional Commissioner, Central Excise in Vadodara was facing a CBI probe for amassing disproportionate assets of over Rs 2.40 crore when his income was about just 54 lakh during the Check Period from January 1, 2005 to October 4, 2013. “It was also alleged that after registration of the case, the public servant had proceeded on leave in January, 2014, and made last application for extension of leave on June 4, 2014,” said a CBI officer. Suddenly, in 2015 a Death Certificate in his name was allegedly received by his department which was purported to be issued on January 12, 2015, from Arrah in Bihar.

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