Illegal money being paid every month to public servants in Chhattisgarh: CBDT on I-T raids

The CBDT frames policy for the I-T Department.

Published: 02nd March 2020 08:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2020 08:36 PM   |  A+A-

Money, notes, rupee

For representational purpose. (Photo | Sindhu Chandrasekaran)


NEW DELHI: Illegal gratification was being paid to public servants every month in Chhattisgarh and this was revealed after the Income Tax Department raided multiple people, including state government officials, the CBDT said on Monday.

It added that "unaccounted transactions" unearthed till date are more than Rs 150 crore after the searches were conducted on February 27 against a group of individuals, hawala dealers and businessmen in Raipur and over 25 premises were covered.

"Incriminating documents and electronic data seized during the search show that substantial amount of illegal gratification was being paid to public servants and others every month," the Central Board of Direct Taxes said in a statement.

The CBDT frames policy for the I-T Department.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp