ACB Traps AEE While Accepting Bribe In Baramulla

Srinagar Aug 01 (KNS) : Anti Corruption Bureau on Monday arrested a Assistant Executive Engineer (REW) while demanding and accepting bribe of ?4000 for release of CDR in North Kashmir's Baramulla district. 
ACB, in it's statement said that they received a complaint alleging therein that Ravinder Singh, Assistant Executive Engineer, Rural Engineering Wing (REW), Boniyar, Baramulla is demanding bribe of ?4,000 for releasing CDR amount.
It said the complainant alleged that he is a contractor and works in development related works of Boniyar Baramulla. The said CDR was deposited by the complainant for work named “Upgradation & Extension of Javind Link Road I Panchayat Halqa Nowshera (B) of Block Boniyar”. "On completion of the work, the complainant applied for release of CDR and his application was endorsed to Assistant Executive Engineer Concerned by Block Development Officer, Boniyar. But concerned Assistant Executive Engineer demanded bribe of ?4000/- for processing his application for release of CDR," it added. 
"Since the contents of the complaint disclose demand of bribe by alleged accused public servant, accordingly Case FIR No 23/2022 was registered at PS ACB Baramulla and investigations started," the ACB said, adding during the course of investigation a trap team constituted. 
It futher said that the trap team arrested Assistant Executive Engineer (REW) Boniyar namely Ravinder Singh while demanding & accepting bribe of ?4000/- from the complainant in presence of independent witnesses outside the office of Executive Engineer (REW), Baramulla. 
It also said that the bribe amount and the documents of complainant were recovered from the possession of accused Assistant Executive Engineer (REW) Boniyar namely Ravinder Singh S/o Kirpal Singh R/o Kanispora Baramulla. Further investigation is going on.(KNS)

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