The Jammu Cantonment Board’s revenue inspector has been detained by the Central Bureau of Investigation in Srinagar for allegedly soliciting and receiving a Rs. 1 lakh bribe.
A spokeswoman for the news organisation Kashmir News Observer (KNO) stated in a statement that a case was opened based on a report stating that the accused was requesting a payment of Rs 2 lakh.
According to the complaint, the complainant has allegedly lived within Jammu Cantonment since 1991, according to further allegations.
The mother of the plaintiff received an eviction notice from the Jammu Cantonment Board on August 23, 2023. Additionally, it was claimed that the accused requested a payment of Rs. 2 lakh from the complainant in exchange for the latter’s agreement to have his mother’s name included as the allottee and for not being evicted from the residential area, according to the document.
The CBI set a trap, it was said, and the culprit was apprehended while taking a Rs. 1 lakh bribe from the complainant.
“Searches at the accused’s residence resulted in the collection of property papers and cash totaling around Rs 6.50 lakh. Before the special judge for CBI cases in Jammu, the accused is being presented today.—(KNO)