ACB arrests Accounts officer of a hospital while accepting bribe

Srinagar: J&K Anti Corruption Bureau on Monday arrested an Accounts officers of a hospital red handed while accepting bribe in Srinagar, officials said.
In a statement ACB said that it received a written complaint from Class-IV/MTS employees of Children’s Hospital Bemina Srinagar through their representative, stating therein that a fellow public servant working as Accounts Assistant at the said hospital is demanding bribe at the rate of Rs 3000 per employee for releasing 2-1/2 days allowance along with the salary in their favour.

The complainants approached ACB Srinagar for taking legal action against the accused public servant under law, who registered a case and started investigations.

During the course of investigation a trap team constituted who laid a successful trap and caught the accused public servant red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe amount of Rs 18,000 from the complainants.
The money was recovered from the accused identified as Nisar Ahmad Rather, a resident of Nowshera. Further investigation into the case is going on, the ACB statement added.

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