SRINAGAR: In a trap case, the Anti Corruption Bureau had arrested Tariq Ahmad Kachroo Kachroo S/o Noor Mohd Kachroo R/o Undrus, Pampore-Ladoo Road, Pulwama, Executive Engineer, Jal Shakti Department while accepting Rs 25,000 bribe.
As per press release, the ACB received a written complaint pertaining to demand of Rs 1.36 lakh as bribe by XeN, Ground Water Division of JSD, Kashmir in lieu of issuance of allotment orders in favour of the complainants.
The complainants have already paid a bribe of ₹30,000 a few days back. Today second installment of ₹25,000 was supposed to be paid.
However, before paying the bribe amount to the accused person, the complainants approached Anti-Corruption Bureau for taking legal action against the accused public servant under law.
Taking cognisance of complaint a Case FIR No. 34/2022 U/S 7 PC Act 1988 was registered and investigation taken up. Subsequently, trap was laid leading to the arrest of accused engineer red handed accepting graft amount.