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Govt official arrested for accepting bribe: ACB

Says that Rs. 2000 was also recovered on the spot

April 07, 2021 | BK News Service

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested Abdul Rehman Bhat, In Charge Supervisor (Works), Block Development Office, Gund, Kangan, District Ganderbal for accepting bribe of Rs 2000.

“ACB received a complaint through ACB Whatsapp helpline from the complainant alleging therein that construction of road under MGNREGA Scheme worth Rs. 142223/- was allotted to him on 12.08.2020, which was completed by the complainant. He has received only Rs. 118309/- out of the estimated amount,” an ACB statement said.
ACB said that rest of the amount i.e., Rs.23914/- is yet to be released. He approached the concerned Office, for releasing of the same, the I/c Supervisor, namely, Abdul Rehman Bhat demanded bribe for releasing of the same.
“On receipt of the complaint, a case under FIR number 08 of 2021, under section 7 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 was registered in Police Station ACB Srinagar and investigation was taken up. A trap team was constituted,” ACB said.
“The trap team laid a successful trap and caught Abdul Rehman Bhat, I/c Supervisor (Works), BDO Office, Gund, red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant,” ACB said.
ACB said that the amount of bribe to the tune of Rs. 2000 was also recovered on the spot.
“He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB Team,” ACB said.
ACB said that further investigation is in progress.

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Govt official arrested for accepting bribe: ACB

Says that Rs. 2000 was also recovered on the spot

April 07, 2021 | BK News Service

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested Abdul Rehman Bhat, In Charge Supervisor (Works), Block Development Office, Gund, Kangan, District Ganderbal for accepting bribe of Rs 2000.

“ACB received a complaint through ACB Whatsapp helpline from the complainant alleging therein that construction of road under MGNREGA Scheme worth Rs. 142223/- was allotted to him on 12.08.2020, which was completed by the complainant. He has received only Rs. 118309/- out of the estimated amount,” an ACB statement said.
ACB said that rest of the amount i.e., Rs.23914/- is yet to be released. He approached the concerned Office, for releasing of the same, the I/c Supervisor, namely, Abdul Rehman Bhat demanded bribe for releasing of the same.
“On receipt of the complaint, a case under FIR number 08 of 2021, under section 7 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 was registered in Police Station ACB Srinagar and investigation was taken up. A trap team was constituted,” ACB said.
“The trap team laid a successful trap and caught Abdul Rehman Bhat, I/c Supervisor (Works), BDO Office, Gund, red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant,” ACB said.
ACB said that the amount of bribe to the tune of Rs. 2000 was also recovered on the spot.
“He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB Team,” ACB said.
ACB said that further investigation is in progress.


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Owner, Printer, Publisher, Editor: Farooq Ahmad Wani
Legal Advisor: M.J. Hubi
Printed at: Abid Enterprizes, Zainkote Srinagar
Published from: Gulshanabad Chraresharief Budgam
RNI No.: JKENG/2010/33802
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Postal Regd No: SK/135/2010-2019
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