Big action of Lokayukta, JE of Electricity Department arrested for taking bribe of Rs 13,000

Jabalpur Lokayukta Police : Even after the continuous action of the government on corruption, the officers and employees are not afraid of taking bribe. He is neither afraid of losing his reputation nor worried about the threat to his job. In this sequence, the Lokayukta police in Jabalpur today arrested the JE of the Electricity Department red-handed while taking bribe.

Please tell that the Jabalpur Lokayukta police has arrested a junior engineer posted in the electricity department red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 13,000. Accused junior engineer Laxmi Narayan Patil is posted as feeder in-charge in Garha-2. Who had demanded bribe from the farmer for permanent connection, after which farmer Moolchand Patel had complained about it to Lokayukta SP.

Demanded bribe in exchange for permanent electricity connection of 5 HP

According to the information received by the Lokayukta police, the victim Moolchand Patel, a resident of Tilwara Ghat, had applied for a 5-hp permanent connection for agricultural work in his farm. Taking the application, the junior engineer was continuously speaking to Moolchand Patel for connection today and tomorrow. But recently a demand of Rs 25,000 was made by the junior engineer, later the deal was settled for Rs 13,000. Distressed by J.E, the farmer complained to Jabalpur Lokayukta S.P. After which the team of Lokayukta trapped the bribery engineer red-handed today by laying a trap. At present the team is taking further action.

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