Published On : Thu, Sep 11th, 2014

ACB scores century of prized catches with 101 arrests of Govt babus accepting bribes in 2014

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Nagpur Police has scored a century, in style. The century of laying traps and subsequently nabbing Government servants who demanded and accepted bribes of different amounts in the period from January 2104 to September 10, 2014. The catching of a Block Development Officer of Jivti Panchayat Samiti in Chandrapur District on Wednesday, September 10 turned out be 101st catch of the year for Nagpur ACB, till now. The Block Development Officer Vishwas Salame was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 15,000 on the basis of a complaint lodged by a Gramsevak of the same Panchayat Samiti. The prized catches of ACB this year include 11 Class-1 Officers, 12 Class-2 Officers, 83 Class-3 Employees, 1 Class-4 Employee, and 14 other Government and Private personnel.

Similarly, in the same period i.e. from January 2013 to September 10, 2013, a total of 51 traps were successful. In comparison, the number of traps this year has witnessed a stallion jump. This jump was direct result of awareness campaigns and other ventures launched by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Nagpur Police, said a press release.

Sr No.              Department               Number of Traps

  1.                 Revenue                                 19
  2.                 Police                                      15
  3.                 Electricity                             10
  4.                 Panchayat Samiti               08
  5.                 Education                              07
  6.                 Zilla Parishad                       07
  7.                 Land Records                       06
  8.                 Health                                      04
  9.                 Mpl Corporation                 03
  10.                 RTO                                          02
  11.                 PWD                                         02
  12.                 APMC                                      02
  13.                 Gram Panchayat                 02
  14.                 Private                                    02
  15.                 Forest                                      01
  16.                 Coop Department              01
  17.                 Sports                                     01
  18.                 State Excise                          01
  19.                 Agriculture Varsity           01
  20.                 Women & Child Devpt     01
  21.                 Social Welfare                     01
  22.                 Irrigation                               01
  23.                 Hydro Power                       01
  24.                 Milk Producers Sangh     01
  25.                 Revenue Deptt (Yavatmal) 01

Total:           100+1

The Superintendent of Anti-Corruption Bureau, Nagpur Prakash Jadhav has appealed the citizens of Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Gadchiroli, and Chandrapur Districts to come forward and lodge complaints against corrupt Government servants without fear.

Citizens can contact Toll Free No. 1064 and following telephone numbers as well. The Helpline Numbers are:

Nagpur: 9730396515

Chandrapur: 9958220257

Wardha: 9403001855

Bhandara: 7719900765

Gondia: 9168214101

Gadchiroli: 9420907739