SRINAGAR: Anti Corruption Bureau received a complaint against the Principal KendriyaVidyalaya, Jodhpur, Doda namely Rajeev Kumar Mahajan, who is also Incharge principal, KendriyaVidyalaya, Bhaderwah. It was alleged that the complainant had applied for the issuance of Transfer Certificate (TC) of his minor daughter who is studying in KV Kishtwar, for her transfer from KV Kishtwar to KV Bhaderwah. The complainant contacted Principal KV Bhaderwahseeking her transfer. The I/C KV Bhaderwah, Rajeev Kumar Mahajan, kept on delaying matter and demanded Rs. 25,000/- for managing the transfer of his daughter from KV Kishtwar to KV Bhaderwah. The complainant explained his inability to pay such a huge amount. The said principal of KV Bhaderwah agreed on an amount of Rs.15000/- to do the needful and called the complainant to Doda near Post office with the bribe amount.
He approached Anti Corruption Bureau with the complaint of demand of bribe amount. On receipt of the complaint, a case FIR No.01 of 2021 U/S 7 PC Act. 1988 IPC was registered in Police Station ACB Udhampur and investigation was taken up.
A trap team was constituted. The trap was successful. Trap team caught Rajeev Mahajan Principal Kendriya Vidalaya, Doda red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant. The amount of bribe to the tune of Rs. 15,000/- was also recovered on the spot. He was arrested and taken in custody by ACB team.
Further investigation of the case is going on.