Vigilance arrests 2 bank officials over graft

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Jammu Tawi, April 21
The State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) today arrested two bank officials for taking a bribe of Rs 2,000 from a customer in Doda district. “A trap was laid by the vigilance sleuths following which the manager of Ellaquai Dehati Bank (EDB) and another official were caught red-handed while accepting Rs 2,000 bribe from the complainant in Pranoo area of Doda district,” an official spokesman said. On the basis of a complaint filed by Nisar Ahmed of Thalroo Pranoo Tehsil, a case was registered against Ominder Kharoo, Manager and Reyaz Ahmed (Messenger), Ellaquai Dehati Bank, he said.
In his complaint, Ahmed alleged that the officials had demanded a sum of Rs 10,000 as illegal gratification from him for sanctioning a Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loan in his favour.

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