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Court staff caught taking bribe of Rs 200

Court staff caught taking bribe of Rs 200

12 Jan 2018 No comment 19 hits

Panaji/Mapusa: Acting on a complaint, the anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the directorate of vigilance laid a trap at Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Mapusa and arrested court employee Tilu Aroskar while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 200 for releasing an impounded two-wheeler. ACB SP Priyanka Kashyap told REPORTERS, "We have arrested Arokar while he was accepting a bribe."
According to the complainant, Mapusa traffic police, on Thursday, impounded a two-wheeler belonging to him. The complainant said that when he approached the JMFC D court office to pay the fine to release the vehicle, the accused first demanded Rs 4,000, but reduced the amount to Rs 2,500 after some negotiations.

The accused then demanded a commission of Rs 200, the complainant said.

On Friday the complainant approached ACB and lodged a complaint.

As assured, the complainant, on Friday evening, approached the accused in court and handed over the money and ACB officials caught him red-handed.

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