Central Bureau of Investigation

SRINAGAR — The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a Chief Accounts Officer (KAS) of Jammu & Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation and a lecturer of Government Polytechnic College Jammu in a bribery case of Rs 2.3 lakh.

“A case was registered on complaint against the accused on the allegations that the Chief Accounts Officer, J&K Tourism Development Corporation demanded a bribe of Rs 2.3 lakh through a lecturer at Govt Polytechnic College, Jammu from the complainant for processing payment in respect of bills submitted by his firm,” CBI said in a statement, as per the news agency GNS.

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“CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.3 lakh from the complainant,” reads the statement, adding, “Searches are being conducted at the official and residential premises of the accused.”

“Both the arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jammu,” it added.

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