‘Sarpanch, VLW arrested accepting bribe’

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Srinagar: A Sarpanch and a Village Level Worker (VLW) were arrested accepting bribes, Anti-Corruption Bureau said Sunday.

A statement of ACB issued here said that the ACB received a complaint, wherein the complainant alleged that Sarpanch, Halqa Zainpora, Nisar Ahmad Sheikh, and VLW of Block Development Office, Norkhah, Baramulla, Farooq Joo were demanding a bribe of Rs 40,000 from the complainant for releasing labour payments.

It said that ACB constituted a trap team that laid a successful trap and caught red-handed the Sarpanch Nasir Sheikh while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant.

The statement said that the ACB team arrested him on the spot while the VLW was also arrested.

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