ACB traps Floriculture deptt’s Gardner while demanding, accepting bribe in Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday claimed to have trapped a Gardner of Floriculture department while demanding and accepting bribe in Badamwari area of Srinagar.

Quoting an official, news agency KDC reported that on receipt of the complaint, an FIR was registered, under section 7 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in Police Station ACB Central Kashmir and investigation was taken up.

Accordingly a trap team was constituted. The trap team laid a successful trap and caught a Gardner of floriculture department at Badamwari while accepting a bribe of rupees 2,000 on the spot in presence of independent witnesses, the official said according to the report.

The official said that the Gardner was taken to a police station in Srinagar and further investigation into the matter is going on.