ACB books BDO Sopore for accepting bribe

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Srinagar

Block Development Officer, Sopore was caught red-handed accepting bribe by a team of Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

A spokesperson of the Anti-corruption Bureau, in a statement, said that on May 22, 2019, a written complaint was lodged with Anti-Corruption Bureau, by a daily wage worker in Block Sopore who alleged that Block Development officer Sopore, namely Abdul Rashid Ahanger demands a bribe for releasing their wages.

“On this complaint, a case FIR No. 09/2019 under section 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt; 2006, 4-A Amendment Act- 2014 was registered and investigation taken up,” said the spokesman.

During the course of the investigation, a successful trap team was constituted under the supervision of DySP Sajad Ahmad who laid a successful trap and the said Block Development Officer was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant.

Further investigation into the case is going on.

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