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ACB initiates action against ‘fraudulent’ FB post

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Srinagar: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday initiated legal action against a “fraudulent” Facebook post, officials said.

“A Facebook post by Muzamil Majeed Bhat regarding Anti Corruption Foundation of India is circulating on social media,” ACB spokesman said in a statement.

The post reads: “On demand of bribe by any State or Central Government employee, then you should complaint to the Anti Corruption Foundation of India District Pulwama with proof in writing above the affidavit of Rs. 10 and send that complaint to us….Contact_ 9682171517 (sic).”

The spokesman said that Anti-Corruption Bureau is already established for receiving complaints relating to corruption in UT of J&K.

“Anti Corruption Bureau already has an official Whatsapp No. 94196-78060, Facebook account-J&K Anti Corruption Bureau, Twitter account – J&K Anti Corruption Bureau @JKACB and Helpline No’s. a. Jammu – 0191-2542530  b. Kashmir-0194-2430792 and Tollfree No.18001807152. All these details are prominently displayed on the website of Anti Corruption Bureau.”

“It is to inform that any person not to be deceived by such post. The matter has been referred to Inspector General of Police, Kashmir for taking legal action into such post as per IT Act,” ACB spokesman said.

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