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ACB trap: JMC JEN arrested for taking Rs 9,000 bribe

August 20, 2020, 8:54 pm

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Jaipur: The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau (ACB) on Thursday arrested a JEn of JMC after he was allegedly caught taking a bribe of Rs 9,000. JEN Ankur Mishra was allegedly demanding the bribe to approve a survey report of lease deed, ACB officials said. The officer has been booked under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. He will be produced in a court on Friday.

According to senior ACB officials, one Kamlesh approached the agency and registered a complaint against Mishra. He stated in his complaint that Mishra was to review a file related to the survey report of residential lease deed. Mishra said that he would approve the survey report if the ACB complainant paid Rs 30,000.

The complainant had already paid Rs 21,000. When the complaint was found genuine, a trap was laid by the ACB. Mishra was taking the bribe from the complainant near Khaitan Hospital on Sikar Road when he was caught red-handed by the ACB team.

The ACB officials said that Kamlesh was taking Rs 9,000 when he was arrested. Searches at the house and other places belonging to him are going on.

First published: August 20, 2020