Fake Anti-Graft Body: ACB Initiates Legal Action

Srinagar: The Anti Corruption Bureau on Wednesday initiated a legal action against the fake Facebook post.

“A Facebook post by Muzamil Majeed Bhat regarding Anti Corruption Foundation of India is circulating on social media. The post reads as under, “On demand of bribe by any State or Central Government employee, then you should complaint to the Anti Corruption Foundation of India District Pulwama with proof in writing above the affidavit of Rs. 10 and send that  complaint to us….Contact- 9682171517,” a statement said.

“Anti Corruption Bureau is already established for receiving complaints relating to corruption in UT of J&K. Anti Corruption Bureau already has an official WhatsApp No. 94196-78060, Facebook account-J&K Anti Corruption Bureau, Twitter account - J&K Anti Corruption Bureau @JKACB and Helpline No’s. a. Jammu - 0191-2542530  b. Kashmir-0194-2430792 and Toll-free No.18001807152. All these details are prominently displayed on the website of Anti Corruption Bureau,” it added.

It is to inform any person not to be deceived by such posts. The matter has been referred to Inspector General of Police, Kashmir for taking legal action into such post as per IT Act, the ACB said.


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