The CBI has booked Deepak Pandit, an Assistant Commissioner of GST and Central Excise, in corruption fees for amassing belongings value over Rs 3.96 crore that are 376 per cent above his recognized sources of income, officers mentioned on Friday.
Pandit, a detailed relative of movie persona Ashoke Pandit, is alleged to have abused his official place and indulged in corruption for amassing these belongings, the CBI FIR mentioned.
In a tweet in 2018, Ashoke Pandit had described him as his “younger brother”.
The company has booked Deepak Pandit, his spouse Arushi and two sons Ashutosh and Divyansh.
The company sleuths carried out searches at seven residential premises — six in Mumbai and one in Bhubaneswar — within the identify of Pandit and his relations on Thursday which continued until late night, they mentioned.
Pandit began his profession with the Customs division as a clerk in 1985 in Mumbai, was promoted as Assistant Commissioner in 2014 and is at the moment posted in Bhubaneswar, the CBI alleged.