Executive Engineer Caught Accepting Bribe In Bandipora

SRINAGAR — Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Friday claimed to have caught Executive Engineer Roads and Building (R&B) division Bandipora red handed while taking bribe.

“A complaint was lodged in Police Station Anti-Corruption Bureau Kashmir (NK), Srinagar by a contractor alleging therein that he has executed the works of R&B Division Bandipora and after completing all the requisite formalities the bill has been prepared for an amount of Rs. 5,18,089/, but the Concerned Executive Engineer is refusing to release the bill payment without paying the bribe money to the tune of Rs.20,000/-,” a statement issued here reads.

On his complaint, a case FIR No 08/2019 under section 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt; 2006, 4-A Amendment Act- 2014 has been registered and investigation taken up.

During the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted who laid a successful trap and arrested Executive Enginner R&B Division Bandipora namely, Ab. Aziz Bhat, Executive Engineer R&B Div Bandipora, while demanding and accepting the bribe money from the complainant, the statement added. It reads that further investigation into the case is going on.



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