A Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) official has been arrested for demanding a bribe in lieu of facilitating hassle-free building of a home in Delhi’s East Shalimar Bagh, Delhi Police stated.
According to the Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Madhur Verma, Head of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) Delhi, on Tuesday, a complainant Saurabh Jain, a resident of East Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi visited the workplace of the Anti-Corruption Branch, Delhi.
“The complainant knowledgeable that one individual particularly Narayan posted in Health Deptt, North MCD is demanding a bribe of Rs 1,00,000 in lieu of facilitating in hassle-free building of a home at East Shalimar Bagh, which belongs to Rajeev Jain who’s the elder brother of the complainant,” the JCP stated.
“The complainant additional knowledgeable that after due bargaining, now Narayan is able to settle the matter in Rs 10,000,” added the JCP.
According to the police, a raiding workforce was constituted after the examination. The complainant produced Rs 10,000 earlier than the workforce and Phenolphthalein powder was utilized to the identical. The police workforce briefed the complainant and punch witness to be collectively the entire time in the course of the raid. Thereafter the complainant contacted Narayan and stuck the assembly level. The raiding workforce together with the complainant proceeded to the assembly level.
At about 4:30 pm, the raiding workforce together with the complainant reached the assembly level at Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. Narayan was already current there, ready for the complainant in a automotive, the police stated.
According to police, the complainant together with the punch witness approached Narayan. After some chit-chat, Narayan demanded the bribe cash from the complainant. On this, the complainant handed over Rs. 10,000 which was powdered with Phenolphthalein.
Just after that, as per sign from the punch witness, the raiding workforce rushed to the spot. Seeing the police occasion, Narayan tried to flee, however the raiding workforce apprehended him, the police added.
The police arrested the accused and recovered the bribed cash of Rs 10,000 from his possession.
A case below part 7 POC Act, PS ACB has been registered towards him.
Further investigation is being carried out within the matter.
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