IT Commissioner arrested for bribery

NEW DELHI, Apr 13: A commissioner of the Income Tax department posted in Guwahati was arrested by the CBI on Friday in connection with a Rs 50-lakh bribery demand, officials said.
The officer, Shwetabh Suman, allegedly demanded the bribe for passing a favourable order in tax assessment of a businessman in a shell company matter, an official said.
The amount was recovered from a middleman and searches were carried out on the premises linked to Suman in Guwahati, Jorhat, Shillong, Noida and Delhi. (PTI)