Anti-Corruption Bureau, Srinagar traps and arrests Account Officer/Deputy Integrated Financial Advisor (IFA) and Multi Tasking Staff Official of Defence Accounts Department, for accepting bribe
Bureau received a complaint alleging therein that the complainant had completed the maintenance work under sadbhavana project. The file regarding the release of payment for the work done was pending with Hira Lal Dhar, Senior Account Officer/Deputy IFA in the office of Integrated Financial Advisor (IFA), Batwara, Defence Account Department, Srinagar.
A trap team was constituted and laid a successful trap ,during the process caught the accused Riyaz Ahmad Wani while demanding and accepting a bribe amount of Rs. 5000/- from the complainant. The amount of bribe was also recovered on the spot in presence of an independent witness.
The accused Riyaz Ahmad Wani was arrested on the spot and from a personal search an amount of Rs. 1,01,425/- was also recovered. Later Hira Lal Dhar, Deputy IFA was also taken in custody. Further investigation in the case is going on.