A Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (DCTO) has been arrested for allegedly producing fake certificates to his department to get promotion.

Loganathan, who now serves as DCTO at Salem, was booked by District Crime Branch, Vellore on Wednesday.

It was based on a complaint from Assistant Commercial Tax Officer Gajapathi that claims the accountancy course completion certificate submitted by Mr. Loganathan when he was working in Vellore in the year 2000 found to be bogus.

Mr. Loganathan, who was then working as Assistant Commercial Tax Officer got promotion based on that certificate, it was charged.

He produced fake certificates to his department for promotion