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CBI arrests Nagpur IT commissioner

Press Trust Of India
Oct 26, 2009 at 08:41am IST

Mumbai: CBI on Sunday arrested an Income Tax Commissioner from Nagpur and his wife for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to their known source of income to the tune of Rs 4 crore.

While IT Commissioner Ajay Kumar Singh was arrested from Mumbai airport by CBI sleuths, his wife Mrunalika Singh was arrested from their residence in Nagpur.

"CBI has booked the couple for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 4 crore since the year 2002 in the name of several family members, CBI counsel Ejaz Khan told PTI.

CAUGHT: Ajay Kumar Singh's wife Mrunalika Singh was arrested from their residence in Nagpur.

He further said the bank accounts through which the money was channelised have been traced.

The two accused were produced before a special CBI court in Nagpur which remanded them to CBI custody till October 27 after which they would be produced before a special court in Mumbai.

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