Lokayukta team nabs Water Resources EE red-handed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Oct 2017 11:27:39


Our Correspondent,


Cops of Lokayukta police special establishment, Jabalpur caught a clerk of Executive Engineer of Water Resource Department while taking bribe of Rs. 10,000 for clearing payment of a contractor.

The accused has been identified as A K Daheria, posted as Executive Engineer, Water Resource Department in district Dindori. The officers of Lokayukta police nabbed the accused AK Daheria, when he was taking bribe of Rs. 10,000 from complainant named Anish Khan, working as private contractor.

According to Lokayukta police, Superintendent of Police, Lokayukta received a complaint from a resident of Dindori, named Anish Khan that he is working private contractor. He was awarded contract of construction work at water reservoir. He presented bill of Rs. 3.17 crores against the payment of contract work. He received the payment of Rs. 2.5 crore and put-up bill for receiving rest of the payment but the Executive Engineer, A K Daheria demanded bribe of Rs 10,000.

Acting on the complaint, a team of Lokayukta police fielded the appellant for collecting evidences. Once the information was confirmed, Lokayukta police team reached at office of Water Resource Department and trapped the corrupt government employee while taking cash of Rs 10,000 from the appellant.

Lokayukta police have registered a case against the accused under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption
Act while further investigations are underway.