Khordha IT officer caught red-handed by CBI while accepting bribe

Sahoo was brought to the CBI office in Bhubaneswar for further interrogation after he was arrested.

Income Tax officer Suman Sundar Sahoo

An Income Tax officer posted in Khordha, identified as Suman Sundar Sahoo, was arrested by the CBI for accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a jeweller on Saturday. He was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe. 

A close relative of the jeweller alleged that IT officer Sahoo demanded Rs 40 lakh to hush up and settle the tax issues.