Bhubaneswar, April 17(LocalWire): A passenger who disembarked at the Biju Patnaik International Airport today complained to the police of a customs official taking bribe from him and later returning the same when threatened.
Kuppusamy Nagarajan, a native of Tamil Nadu, said he was forced to pay a bribe of Rs 5000 despite producing legal documents for the gold he was carrying from Bangkok.
He also said that the official did not provide him with any receipt.
Later, when they threatened of lodging a complaint with the police and also said that that they will seek the help of media, the official returned the money.
The GST additional commissioner has ordered a detailed probe into the incident.