Engineer sentenced to three years imprisonment in bribery case, Vigilance Dehradun Sector team had trapped him

The court of Special Court, Additional District and Sessions Judge Anjali Nauliyal has convicted a junior engineer accused of bribing an officer of the Lokayukta office and sentenced him to three years imprisonment. Besides, a fine of Rs 50 thousand has also been imposed. On March 19, 2012, Man Singh Rawat, investigating officer of the Lokayukta office, had filed a complaint saying that he was investigating a case regarding irregularities. In Tehri Garhwal, there were huge irregularities in the construction work by Junior Engineer Jaiprakash Singh and Junior Engineer Anil Raturi of Minor Irrigation Department.
Pressure was put on the officer to take bribe of Rs 50 thousand
In order to get the investigation done in his favor, junior engineer Jaiprakash Singh pressurized the investigating officer Man Singh Rawat to take a bribe of Rs 50,000. The investigating officer said that he refused to take bribe from the junior engineer, but despite this he was continuously pressurizing him for bribe. In such a situation, he was determined to arrest the corrupt employee red-handed and complained about the matter to the Vigilance Office. The Vigilance team laid a trap and arrested the accused Jaiprakash Singh on March 20, 2012 while giving him a bribe of Rs 50 thousand and registered a case against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

If someone asks for bribe, complain on 1064
Vigilance Superintendent of Police Dhirendra Gunjyal said that if a public servant working under the state government demands bribe, then without fear, complain about it on helpline number 1064. He also told that if corruption is taking place in any office, then complaint can be made on the helpline number, the name of the person making the complaint will be kept secret.

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