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ACB arrests a VLW red handed accepting bribe in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 15 ( KINS) Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Kashmir on Monday arrests a Village Level Worker (VLW) accepting bribe in lieu of signing the authority of work under MGNREGA in central Kashmir district of Budgam.

ACB received a complaint that one Reyaz Ahmad Mir a VLW  Block Soibugh central Kashmir district of  Budgam is demanding Rs. 2000  as bribe from the complainant in lieu of signing the authority of works under MGNREGA, a statement of ACB said.

On receipt of the complaint a Case under relevant sections of the law was registered and investigation was taken up and during the course of investigation, a trap team was constituted.

The trap team caught red-handed Reyaz Ahmad Mira VLW while demanding and accepting the bribe money from the complainant in presence of independent witness, the statement said and added the accused had earlier also demanded and accepted bribe money from the complainant  and was demanding a fresh bribe for allotting the work under MGNREGA. He was arrested and taken into custody by ACB Team.Further investigation into the case is going on, the statement added.( KINS)


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