Jammu Cantonment Revenue Inspector Arrested For Bribery


SRINAGAR: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a revenue inspector of the Jammu Cantonment Board for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh.

In a statement, a spokesperson said that a case was registered based on a complaint alleging that the accused was demanding a bribe of Rs 2 lakh.

The statement further reads that it was alleged that the complainant had been residing in a residential quarter inside Jammu Cantonment since 1991.

“An eviction order was issued by the Jammu Cantonment Board to the complainant’s mother on 23.08.2023. It was also alleged that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from the complainant to prevent eviction from the residential quarter and to make an allotment entry in the name of his mother in the records,” it reads.

It was added that the CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from the complainant.

“Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused, which led to the recovery of approximately Rs 6.50 lakh in cash and property documents. The accused is being produced before the court of the special judge CBI cases in Jammu today.” (KNO)


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