ACB traps and arrests Mohammad Yaqoob Kambay, Village Level Worker, RDD, Lar, Ganderbal for demanding and accepting bribe amount of Rs. 3000/- for issuance of information under RTI Act.
Srinagar, Mar 14: Anti Corruption Bureau received a written complaint wherein the complainant alleged that in lieu of providing information in respect of developmental works at village Anderwan, RDD Block Lar, Ganderbal under RTI Act in favour of the complainant, Mohammad Yaqoob Kambay, Village Level Worker of village Anderwan, Block Lar, Ganderbal is demanding bribe of Rs. 3000/-.
2. On receipt of the complaint Case FIR No. 10/2022 U/S 7 PC Act 1988 r/w 120-B IPC was registered in Police Station ACB Srinagar and investigation taken up.
3. During the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted. The team laid a successful trap and caught red-handed Mohammad Yaqoob Kambay, Village Level Worker, Anderwan, RDD, Block Lar, Ganderbal, while demanding and accepting bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant. The accused was arrested and taken into custody by ACB Team. The bribe money was also recovered from his possession in presence of independent witnesses.
4. Further investigation into the case is on.