SURAT: An inspector from central excise department was nabbed by anti-corruption sleuths from his office at Navsari Bazaar accepting Rs5,000 bribe from a businessman. The accused demanded the bribe to verify and forward required documents for issuance of excise duty bonds from his higher authorities.
Anti-corruption bureau (ACB) team nabbed Jignesh Desai, inspector in central excise and customs, Range I, division II. Desai accepted the bribe from the complainant who is into export of electrical parts. The accused accepted the bribe in Rs 2,000 and Rs 100 notes.