Water resources department clerk caught accepting bribe

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Water resources department clerk caught accepting bribe

Friday, 23 September 2022 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The Lokayukta caught in-charge of establishment accepting bribe of Rs 40000 for clearing GPF and other benefits to the nominee whose mother was posted with at Executive Engineer Electricity Department (Water Resources Department), Kolar.

The accused identified as Establishment in-charge GK Pillai posted with Executive Engineer Electricity Department(  Water Resources Department), Kolar, Bhopal was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe.

In the department where the woman worked for 38 years, the officer of the same department, after the death of the woman, demanded a bribe of 40 thousand rupees from her son for GPF clearance. He also threatened the son of not working if he did not get the bribe.

Siddharth Saxena is a resident of Jawahar Chowk auto parts business his mother Neena Saxena (59) was posted as a tracer in the Executive Engineer Electricity Department, Kolar Road and passed away on June 18, 2022. He served in the department for about 38 years. He applied for payment of GPF and other benefits. The application went to the establishment in-charge who continued to evade with excuses for about 15 days.

Three days ago he asked for Rs 40000 as bribe. On Thursday morning, the clerk asked to provide a bribe at Milan restaurant MP Nagar where he was trapped.

Lokayukta Inspector Manoj Patwa told that the accused had demanded bribe several times from the complainant and told that clearing of GPF  would be done only after getting the money.

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