Commercial Tax Office is hub of corruption: Karnataka High Court upholds conviction of Tax Officer

The Court upheld the conviction of a Commercial Tax Officer for demanding and accepting a bribe of ₹5 lakh, observing that corruption is a distinct offence which results in unimaginable consequences.
Corruption, Karnataka HC
Corruption, Karnataka HC

The Kalaburagi Bench of the Karnataka High Court recently confirmed the conviction of a Commercial Tax Officer under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PC Act), for demanding and accepting a bribe of ₹5 lakh [Padmanabha v. State of Karnataka].

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