Nearly 2.5 Crore Cash Seized From Jharkhand Engineer’s Residence During Raid

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The contractor had lodged the complaint with the ACB, following which the bureau sleuths laid a trap to catch the engineer red-handed, the official said.

Jamshedpur: 

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has seized Rs. 2.44 crore in cash from the residence of a junior engineer of the Rural Development department in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawan district, a senior Anti-Corruption Bureau official said here on Saturday.

Raids were carried out in the residence of junior engineer, Suresh Prasad Verma, after he was arrested on Thursday while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from a contractor for clearing his outstanding bills, Anti-Corruption Bureau Deputy Superintendent of Police Arvind Kumar Singh said.

The contractor had lodged the complaint with the Anti-Corruption Bureau, following which the bureau sleuths laid a trap to catch the engineer red-handed, the official said.

 

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