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Charge sheet against govt official in bribery case in JK'

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A charge sheet was filed today by the and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) against a government who was allegedly caught red handed accepting bribe in district last year.

The charge sheet was filed against Mushtaq Zargar, the then posted in tehsil office Thathri, in the court of anti-corruption, Doda, after obtaining the sanction from the competent authority, a of the SVO said.

He said Zargar was trapped on April 26, 2017 after he demanded a bribe of Rs 2000 from a person for releasing domicile certificates in favour of his four children.

The complainant, Shabir Ahmad Butt, had applied for the Permanent Residence Certificate (state subject) of his children one and a half months ago after completing all legal formalities, the said.

He said Butt has mentioned in his complaint that his elder son had to fill-up the form for employment for which state subject was necessary and accordingly approached the who sought illegal gratification of Rs 2000 to release the documents.

The complainant claimed that he provided Rs 500 as advance to the accused who insisted on the remaining amount which he could not pay due to poverty.

The irked allegedly refused to provide him the official documents, the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:50 IST
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