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VOJ traps Junior Engineer of rural Engineering Wing

gy correspondent Jammu MAY 13
[ May 13, 2017 ] On the basis of a complaint lodged by Shri Pyara Singh s/O Shri Sobha Ram R/O Prand Tehsil Mungri district Udhampur a case under FIR No.18/2017 P/S VOJ under section 5(1)(d) r/w section 5(2) of J&K P.C Act and section 4-A P.C Act (Amended-2014) was registered at P/S VOJ against Shri Sunil Gupta S/O Late Shri KishoriLal Gupta R/O TalabSailan Udhampur JE in Rural Engineering wing Block Mungri District Udhampur. The complainant in his complaint has alleged that he had worked as facilitator nominated by Gramsewak Block Mongri for execution of work from November 2016 to December 2016 at Prand Tehsil Mongri District Udhampur. The said JE demanded an amount of Rs.55000/- from him for payment of the amount against the execution of the work done by him. Of the demanded amount Rs.20000/- has already been paid by the complainant to the accused JE and Rs.10000/- through his son Shri Anil Singh. The complainant has further alleged that the said JE is telling him that he would not be provided government cement for the another under going work which is under way since February 2017 subject to providing of remaining amount of Rs.25000/-. The complainant told the accused JE that he is a poor man and is not in a position to pay such huge amount of bribe to him, but the accused JE avoided to provide the government cement for the another under going work to the complainant for which he is continuously demanding remaining amount of Rs.25000/- from him. The complainant has mentioned in the complaint that he is going to pay the remaining amount of Rs.25000/- as bribe to the said JE through his son Anil Singh under compelling circumstances and has requested that legal action under law be taken against the said JE etc. Accordingly on the basis of the said complaint/registration of the said case a successful trap was laid by the vigilance sleuths under the command of Shri Kamaljeet Singh,Dy.SP against the said JE and he was caught red handed while demanding and accepting Rs.25000/- as illegal gratification from Shri Anil Singh son of the complainant. After completing all necessary formalities the said JE was arrested for further legal action. Investigation of the case is going on.