SRINAGAR, May 22: Block Development Officer Sopore, Ab Rashid Ahanger was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe for releasing wages of daily wagers.
The trap was laid following a written complaint lodged with Anti-Corruption Bureau (North Kashmir), by a daily wage worker in Block Sopore who alleged that the accused officer was demanding bribe for releasing wages.
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On this complaint, a case FIR number 09/2019 under section 5(2) J&K P C Act Svt; 2006, 4-A Amendment Act- 2014 was registered and investigation taken up. During the course of 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.