Mumbai Income Tax Commissioner being arrested in 2011

Mumbai Income Tax Commissioner being arrested in 2011

TNN | Feb 5, 2016,

JAIPUR: An Alwar-based woman has lodged a case of sexual exploitation against MumbaiIncome Tax commissioner R P Meena with the city police.

The woman alleged Meena, a widower who hails from Bassi, befriended her through a social media website and then sexually exploited her for five months on the promise of marrying her. Meena lodged a counter FIR against the woman on Thursday saying she was blackmailing him.

The woman has worked as a nurse in the past, police said.

“The woman had approached us on Wednesday and lodged an FIR against Meena under Section 376 and other sections of the IPC. Meena is currently posted as income tax commissioner in Mumbai and owns a house in Malviya Nagar,” said a police officer.

The officer said as per the woman, who is in her twenties, she came in contact with 57-year-old Meena through a social media website in October. “She says that he befriended her and impressed her with his designation,” the officer said.

IN 2011, CBI arrested  IT Commissioner (Appeal) RP Meena for accepting a bribe from a software engineer via his chartered accountant.

In a case of graft involving a high ranking official, the anti corruption bureau (ACB) of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Income Tax Commissioner (Appeal) RP Meena and his chartered accountant UP Pai late on Friday, for accepting a bribe of Rs 2.20 lakh.