CBI arrests an official of SDH Sopore in a bribery case

Srinagar, January 24 (KNS): The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) has arrested an official of Sub-District Hospital, Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir) in a bribery case related to issuance of Date of Birth Certificate.

A case was registered on a complaint against an official working in the Date of  Birth Section of  a Sub-District Hospital, Sopore (J&K) on the allegations of demanding bribe from the complainant for issuance of birth certificate in favour of his daughter. It was further alleged that the accused initially demanded a bribe of Rs.5,000/- which was reduced to Rs.3,600/- after negotiation.  CBI caught the accused after accepting bribe of Rs.3,600/- from the complainant through online transaction.

The arrested accused will be produced today before the Special Judge, CBI cases, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.(KNS)

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