CBI Makes Significant Arrest in J&K’s Samba: Government Official Caught on Graft Charges

  • “Central Bureau of Investigation Catches Junior Assistant Taking Bribe in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba District”

Samba, Jammu and Kashmir – A shocking incident took place in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir as a Junior Assistant in the District Industries Centre (DIC) was caught red-handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) while accepting a bribe.

According to an official statement, the CBI received a complaint that Gopal Raj Sharma, Junior Assistant in the DIC, was demanding Rs 20,000 as a bribe in exchange for the issuance of a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the complainant. The complainant had taken a loan of Rs 10 lakh under the Prime Minister’s Status Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme, sponsored by the DIC in Samba.

After verifying the complaint, the CBI set a trap and caught Sharma while accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from the complainant. The official also stated that searches are being conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused.

This incident serves as a stern reminder of the need to eradicate corruption in all its forms and reinforces the commitment of the CBI to fight against corruption. The public is encouraged to report any such incidents and support the efforts of the CBI in maintaining transparency and accountability in the government machinery.

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