CBI arrests Revenue Inspector in alleged bribery case

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Revenue Inspector posted at Jammu Cantonment Board for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a complainant.

A case was registered on the basis of a complaint alleging that the accused, identified as Ashok Kumar, was demanding bribe of Rs two lakh, a CBI statement said.

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

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

CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while he was accepting the alleged bribe of Rs one lakh from the Complainant, it added.

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

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