New Delhi, November 30: Former Joint Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals-II), Bangalore has been found guilty by the Special Judge for Central Bureau of Investigation Cases, Bangalore under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d)(ii) of PC Act. He is also sentenced to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.3, 00,000.
The case was registered by CBI on 21st September 1999 against V.P.Shamsuddin, Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals-II), Bangalore and others. It was allegedly claimed that V.P.Shamsuddin during the year 1995 entered into a criminal conspiracy with others.
They passed two consolidated favourable appellate orders in favour of two persons in respect of 11 appeals on 27th September 1995 without hearing Assessing Officer and obtained only signature of authorised representative of said two persons.
The Commissioner allowed tax relief of Rs.1, 53, 508 and Rs.1, 60, 197 to said two persons. A loss of Rs.3, 13,705 was caused to Income Tax Department. After investigation, a charge sheet was filed on 21st June 2001 in the Designated Court. The Trial Court has found the accused guilty and convicted him.