Revenue official caught red handed while accepting bribe in Srinagar



A Special Surveillance Squad of Vigilance Organization Kashmir under the supervision of Sh. Mohammad Majid Malik, SP BKB, caught red handed one Syed Jalal-ud Din Bhukhari, Office Qanoongo, Tehsil office Pampore S/o Syed Sona- ullah R/o Midoora Tral at present Garden Lane Chanapora Srinagar while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000/- from the complainant.

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The complainant namely Shri Haji Nazir Ahmad Lone R/o Kadalabal Pampore lodged a written complaint with P/S Vigilance Organisation Kashmir, stating therein that he has moved an application to the tehsil office Pampore for registration of land measuring one kanal under survet No. 211 in favour of Shazia Ashraf r/o Nawakadal Sgr. The Tehsildar in turn marked the application to Patwari concerned for report and the patwari issued Naqshai Intikhab, etc, as per the directions of Tehsildar, Pampore. The Office Qanoongo, Tehsil office Pampore demanded a bribe of Rs 2000/- in order to countersign the said documents from the Tehsildar.

On receipt of complaint, case FIR No.03/2015 u/s 5(2) J&K P.C. Act r/w 161 RPC was registered and successful trap was laid by Vigilance sleuths in which accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting Rs 2000/- as bribe from the complainant . The trap team was headed by Inspector Abdul Rashid Khan and assisted by staff members.