Port Blair, June 11: A team of Anti-Corruption Unit arrested Ahmed Ali, Revenue Inspector and Mahananda Baroi, Choudhary of Revenue Department (posted at Mayabunder Tehsil Office) on 11/06/2015 for demanding and accepting illegal gratification in the form of tainted money to the tune of Rs.5,000/- to process the inspection report for parking area from the complainant.

On June 9, an information was received in this Unit that officials at Revenue Department Mayabunder (working at Tehsil Office) were demanding bribes to process the inspection report for parking area. Subsequently, a trap laying team was formed at PS Anti-Corruption Unit comprising of independent witnesses. The team left from PS Anti-Corruption for Mayabunder, where the complainant submitted his written complaint and as such, an FIR under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 was registered at PS Anti-Corruption.

Later, on receipt of pre-identified signal from the complainant at Tehsil Office, Mayabunder, the trap team intercepted Ahmed Ali and Mahananda Baroi and caught them red handed with the tainted money of Rs.5,000/- at the spot. After observing all codal formalities, they were arrested and are being brought to Port Blair where they will be produced before the Hon’ble Court on 12/06/ 2015.

The general public is requested to give information about corrupt activities of any public servant to the Superintendent of Police, Anti-Corruption Unit over ph. nos. 240840, 9474220673 and 9434288536.

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