• I Paid A Bribe
  • 7 years ago

Yes, I paid a bribe and I'm guilty of it, but there wasn't other way to get my business registered.

Reported on December 29, 2016 from Surat , Gujarat  ι Report #143239

This incident happened at 4 pm on 28th December 2016. The officer(I do not know his name) in room number 5 of the North Zone office(Vahivati Bhavan near Gajera school, surat) who decides on business tax to be paid(and who has half bald head and wears eyeglasses) asked me for 100 rupees to give fund for Indian Sainik Funds after checking my documents for registration. I felt helpless because if I had not given the amount he would not have taken my file. I paid him what he asked and he took the file for registration of my business under shop act. He openly asked for bribe in front of 5 other individuals who were in front of his table. I really am in support of govt to get rid of corruption and black money, but even if I want to do everything right and pay all the taxes, this kind of incidents makes me doubt on the system. How will the system or our country get better if govt officials like this still takes bribe openly in the name of Sainik fund?

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