Revenue officer lands into CBI net in bribery case at Jammu

Jammu: The sleuth of Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested one Revenue Inspector of Jammu Cantonment Board for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. one lakh from the complainant.

Official spokesman said that a case was registered on complaint alleging that the accused was demanding bribe of Rs. Two lakh.

It was further alleged that the complainant was residing in a residential quarter inside Jammu Cantonment since 1991 and an eviction order was issued by the Jammu Cantonment Board to the Complainant’s mother on August 23, 2023.

It was also alleged that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs two lakh from the complainant, for not evicting the him from the residential quarter and for making allotment entry in the name of his mother, in the records.

The spokesman said that the CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while accepting bribe of Rs one lakh from the complainant.

Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused which led to recovery of cash of Rs.6.50 lakh (approx) and property documents.

The arrested accused identified as Ashok Kumar on Friday has been produced before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jammu.


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