ACB traps Sarpanch, her accomplice husband for accepting bribe in Ganderbal

ACB trapped Hassan Jan, Sarpanch Halqa Anderwan, Kangan, Ganderbal and her accomplice husband Liyakat Ali while demanding and accepting a bribe of 9000 for release of payment under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana.

In a statement issued to the media, the spokesperson said, Anti Corruption Bureau received a written complaint wherein it has been alleged that Hassan Jan, Sarpanch Halqa Anderwan, Kangan, Ganderbal is demanding 9000/- as a bribe for the release of payment under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana which the complainant does not want to pay. However, before paying the bribe amount to the accused, the complainant approached Anti Corruption Bureau for taking legal action against the accused public servant under law.

”On receipt of the complaint Case FIR No. 13/2022 U/S 7 PC Act 1988 was registered in PS ACB Srinagar and investigation took up,” it reads.

The statement reads, ”During the course of the investigation, a trap team was constituted. The team laid a successful trap and caught the red-handed accomplice of Sarpanch, her husband Liyaqat Ali while demanding and accepting a bribe amount of 9000/- from the complainant. He was arrested by the ACB team. The bribe money was also recovered from his possession in presence of independent witnesses. ‘

”Further investigation into the case is on,” it concludes.