Jammu: CBI Arrests Assistant Director Of Bureau Of Civil Aviation Security For Accepting Bribe

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Jammu, September 11, 2020: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Assistant Director, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) J&K, for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. Five thousand from the complainant.


A case was registered on a complaint against an Assistant Director (BCAS) Umesh Kumar Verma u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) on the allegations of demanding a bribe of Rs 10 thousand for granting entry passes to the employees of the complainant who were engaged in providing manpower services at the Jammu Airport. The accused was allegedly pressurizing & harassing the complainant to pay the bribe and when the complainant refused to do so, his application was rejected. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs five thousand from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the residential & official premises of the accused in Srinagar (J&K) & Shahjahanpur (UP).


The accused is being produced today before the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Jammu.