CBI arrests Asst Dir of BCAS for bribery
Srinagar : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Assistant Director, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) Jammu and Kashmir, for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5000 from a complainant.
In a statement, CBI said that a case was registered on a complaint against an Assistant Director, BCAS under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) on the allegations of demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 for granting entry passes to the employees who were engaged in providing manpower services at the Jammu Airport.
“The accused was allegedly pressurizing and harassing the complainant to pay the bribe and when the complainant refused to do so, his application was rejected. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 5000 from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the residential and official premises of the accused in Srinagar (J&K) and Shahjahanpur (UP),” the statement said.
It added that the accused is being produced today before the Court of Special Judge for CBI cases, Jammu. (KNO)