Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday afternoon trapped and arrested a principal of higher education department in summer capital Srinagar for accepting bribe.
Quoting official sources news agency KDC reported that one professor, who is the principal of GDC Pattan, was arrested red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rupees 60,000 at SP College this afternoon.
They said that on receipt of the complaint, a FIR was registered, under section 7 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in Police Station ACB Central Kashmir and investigation was taken up.
Accordingly a trap team was constituted. The trap team laid a successful trap and caught Tariq Ashai while accepting a bribe of rupees 60,000 on the spot in presence of independent witnesses.
The official was taken to a police station in Srinagar and further investigation into the matter is going on.