Govt official caught while accepting bribe
Baramulla: A government employee working in the Rural development Department (RDD) was caught red handed for accepting a bribe of Rs 4000 in Baramulla by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday, officials said here.
An official said that an AEE of RDD had allegedly demanded a bribe from a contractor in Baramulla district, following which a complaint was filed against him.
He said that after receiving the complaint, a trap was laid by ACB and the accused officer was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe money of Rs 4000 from the complainant.
A statement issued by the ACB said that Ravinder Singh, Assistant Executive Engineer (REW) Boniyar, Baramulla was accepting the bribe of ₹4000 for release of CDR.
It further said that bribe money was also recovered in the presence of independent witnesses, while further necessary legal action was being taken.