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Block Development officer Sopore caught in ACB net

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Srinagar, May 22: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday claimed that it has caught Block Development officer Sopore while demanding and accepting bribe.

In a communiqué issued here, a spokesman of ACB said: “Today 22nd of May-2019 a written complaint was lodged with Anti-Corruption Bureau (North Kashmir), by a daily wage worker in Block Sopore who alleged that Block Development officer Sopore, namely Ab. Rashid Ahanger demands bribe for releasing their wages.”

“On this complaint a Case FIR No. 09/2019 under section 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt; 2006, 4-A Amendment Act- 2014 has been registered and investigation taken up,” reads the communiqué.

“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,” it added.

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