ACB arrests Patwari Brein, Chowkidar for accepting bribe
Srinagar, Mar 10 : Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) trapped and arrested Patwari, Halqa Brein Nishat, Srinagar and Chowkidar Nazir Ahmad Dar for demanding and accepting bribe amount of Rs 10000 for issuance of Fardi Naqsha Intikhaab.
As per a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), ACB received a written complaint wherein the complainant alleged that Asif Farooq Wani, Patwari, Halqa Brein Nishat, Srinagar and Chowkidar Nazir Ahmad Dar are demanding Rs 10,000 as bribe for issuance of Fardi Naqsha Intikhaab of land in favour of the complainant.
On receipt of the complaint, a case FIR number 08/2022 under section 7 PC Act 1988 r/w 120-B IPC was registered in Police Station ACB Srinagar and investigation taken up.
“During the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted. The team laid a successful trap and caught red-handed Nazir Ahmad Dar, Chowkidar while demanding and accepting bribe amount of Rs 10,000 on behalf of Asif Farooq Wani, Patwari, Halqa Brien Nishat, Srinagar from the complainant.”
The statement further stated that both the accused were arrested and taken into custody by ACB team. “The bribe money was also recovered from their possession in presence of independent witnesses. Immediately after the trap, search was conducted in residential houses of the accused. Further investigation into the case is on,” it added—(KNO)