CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR ACCOUNTANT IN THE OFFICE OF THE AG AT SRINAGAR (J&K) IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 06-11-2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Senior Accountant in the Office of the AG at Srinagar ( Jammu & Kashmir) while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.7500/- from the Complainant.

A complainant had approached CBI's Srinagar Branch , alleging that the accused Senior Accountant in the Office of AG at Srinagar(J&K) was demanding an illegal gratification of Rs. 7,500/- from him for finalizing the pension case file of his late father.

Based on this complaint, a trap was laid by the CBI and the accused Senior Accountant was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.7500/-. The tainted money was recovered from the possession of accused in his office. The concerned pension case file of the father of complainant was also seized from the possession of the accused.

The accused Senior Accountant was produced before the Hon'ble Court at Srinagar on 5-11-2011 and was remanded to 4 days CBI custody.

Further investigation is in progress.


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