ACB arrests two JEs, Inspector of PDD for taking bribe

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SRINAGAR — Two Junior Engineers (JEs) and an Inspector of Power Development Department (PDD) were trapped and arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team at PDD office Tangmarg on Wednesday while taking a bribe of Rs. 2,60,000.

An official told KDC that the arrested three employees of PDD accepted the bribe from a person for the installation of an electric transformer for his Ice Cream factory, situated at Gofabal Kunzer.

The three arrested employees have been identified as JE Munshi Masood Ahmad, a resident of Hubbi Colony Sikh bagh Lalbazar; JE Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, a resident of Watapora Qazipora Pothshahi Baramulla and Inspector Abdul Rashid Bhat, a resident of Wussan Bangil Kunzer.

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However, it was also said that an FIR No. 12 of 2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in the case and an investigation has been taken up.

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