In a development that shows the rot in the system, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax on charges of demanding bribe. It has been alleged that the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax had demanded a bribe of Rs 3 crore.
Sources in the CBI identified the arrested officer as Jaipal Swamy. Swamy has been arrested from Mumbai.
Two other persons have also been arrested, a CBI spokesperson said in New Delhi on Friday. He said searches were going on.