CBI arrests Mumbai IT Commissioner, five others for graft

The CBI arrested an Income Tax Commissioner and five other senior officials here on Wednesday morning, official sources said.

Among the arrested on the charges of graft was IT Commissioner (Appeals) B.B. Rajendra Prasad.

The Central Bureau of Investigation team also recovered huge cash stash reportedly amounting to around Rs 15 million, investment details and other incriminating documents from the residences of the arrested in south Mumbai and other places, the sources added.

The accused were likely to be presented before a court later.

The CBI action commenced late on Tuesday night and continued till Wednesday morning. – MR, Agencies

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