IT assistant held on charge of taking bribe

Rourkela: CBI sleuths on Monday arrested an Income Tax assistant on charge of accepting bribe from a tax assesse at Rourkela, agency sources said.

The arrested assistant was identified as Rajiv Ranjan. He was apprehended while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 8,000 from one Manoranjan Mishra for processing of his income tax return for the year 2011-12, they said.

According to the complaint, Mishra was assured by Ranjan that he would get Rs 17,000 return from the IT after processing of his papers.