Jammu: Vigilance sleuths caught Ellaquie Dehati Bank manager and other official red handed while taking bribe in Jammu.
In a statement issued Vigilance said,” Today on 21-04-2017 on the basis of a complaint lodged by Nisar Ahmed S/O Ahmed Din R/O Thalroo Pranoo Tehsil & District Doda a case under FIR No.13/2017 under section 5(1) (d) r/w section 5(2) of J&K P.C Act and section 4-A(Amendment Act-2014) was registered at P/S VOJ against Ominder Kharoo, Manager and Reyaz Ahmed (Messenger) Ellaquie Dehati Bank Pranoo District Doda. The complainant in his complaint has alleged that the said bank Manager and other official of Ellaquie Dehati Bank have projected a demand of Rs.10000/- as illegal gratification from him for sanctioning of KCC loan in his favour”.
It adds that the complainant has already given Rs.8000/- bribe money as an advance to the said accused persons and the remaining amount of Rs.2000/- was further demanded from him for the said purpose. “He being a poor expressed his inability for paying further amount of Rs.2000/- to them, but under compelling circumstances he was forced by the said bank officials for paying them the amount of Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification for sanctioning the KCC loan in his favour”, it adds.
The statement also reads, “Accordingly on the basis of the said complaint/registration of the said case a successful trap was laid by the vigilance sleuths under the command of Kartar Singh Dy.SP against the said bank officials and they were caught red handed while demanding and accepting Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant. After completing all necessary formalities the said bank officials have been arrested for further legal action. Investigation of the case is going on”.