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Order on voice analysis of accused reserved

Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 18: The CBI Special Court, Guwahati on Wednesday heard the plea of the CBI seeking permission for the analysis of voice samples of the two accused Income Tax officials, and two others. The court, however, reserved its order.
Earlier the Court was supposed to hear the CBI’s plea on April 20, 2018. However, the CBI appealed to the Court afresh to speed up the hearing so as to make the investigation get its pace.     The four accused, including two Income Tax officials, were sent to the CBI custody for three days on Tuesday. Income Commissioner (audit) Swetabh Suman and Income Tax officer (audit) Pratap Das were arrested on the charge of taking bribes from a tax evader along with Pranjal Sarma, one who brought the money, and advocate-cum-IT practitioner Ramesh Goenka. While the IT Commissioner was arrested on April 12, the other three were arrested on April 13.

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