Duo of Engineers working with Water Shed &Soil  Conservation Department held for accepting bribe of Rs.2.04 lakhs.

A duo of an Assitant Engineer and Junior Engineer working with Water Shed and Soil Conservation depatment who demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2.04 lakhs was nabbed red  handed by the team of Anti Corruption Bureau of Udaipur on Monday. 

The officers Vipin Bapna  and Gopal  Patel was trapped while accpetibg  bribe amount of Rs. 2.04 lakhs from the complainant.

The accused have demand and accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 2.04 lakhs from the complainant Contractor against sancstioning the bills of constructing sheds and walls at pasture lands for the department.

The complainant informed the ACB team that he recenly got a work order from Water Shed and Soil Conservation department of Rs. 1 crore under which he has to construct water sheds and boundary walls for the department, out of the total amount the of Rs.80 lakhs has been completed by the victim so far and he had already paid 20% of the amount first bill of Rs. 40 lakhs to the accused as bribe earlier, but when he presented the second of another Rs. 40 lakhs the accused demanded him to pay Rs.2.04 lakhs in  cas and has taken a cheque of Rs. 7 lakhs from him, Additional Sp ACB Dr. Rajesh Bhardwaj.

Bhardwaj further informed that the victim contractor contacted ACB team and filled a complaint against the accused, upo  verifying the complainant the AC  team have nabbed accused Assistant Engineer Vipin  Bapna from his resident while he was accepting the bribe amount from the victim, the team later arrested the Junior Engineer Gopal Patel  after he was found involved in the crime with  Bapna.

The cash and the cheque was seized whereas the accused duo has been booked under   various sections of IPC and Anti Corruption Act.

 The ACB has also seized an amount of Rs. 1.53 lakhs cash and few documents of property later during the house check conducted at accused  Bapna’s house located at J-Road Bhopalpura area of the city.

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