Food Supplies SO in Vigilance net

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Mar 2: A Section Officer of the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer  Affairs (FCS&CA) posted in the  Directorate  at Srinagar, was  today caught red- handed while accepting bribe from a junior employee of his own office.
On the complaint of Assistant Store Keeper, Mohd  Altaf Dar, the Vigilance Organisation  sleuths took cognizance of the matter and organised a trap. Dar in his complained stated that he completed nine years of service as Assistant Store Keeper  and is due for grade  promotion under relevant  SRO. He alleged that for processing  his case  SO,  Parveez Ahmed Siraz was demanding an amount of Rs 4000 as illegal gratification. After persuasion, an amount of Rs 2000 was fixed to be paid to him.
The team of  Vigilance organization, in a well knit operation, caught the Section Officer while  accepting Rs 2000 as bribe from the complainant today in presence of independent witnesses. He was arrested along with money and a case FIR No. 05/ 2018 was registered against him. Further investigation was in progress.