AP Wakf Board CEO caught accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials today caught the Chief Executive Officer of Andhra Pradesh Wakf Board red-handed for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh.

Last Updated: Jun 17, 2010, 22:43 PM IST

Hyderabad: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)
officials today caught the Chief Executive Officer of Andhra
Pradesh Wakf Board red-handed for allegedly taking a bribe of
Rs 1 lakh.

Farooq Ahmed was caught red-handed at his residence in
Nallakunta here while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh
from a complainant for appointing him as a security person, a
ACB release said.

The bribe amount was recovered and during the follow
up searches at Ahmed`s residence an unaccounted amount of Rs
85,000 has been seized, the release said.

The accused will be produced before the Principal
Special Judge for ACB cases after he is arrested, the release
said, adding further investigations are on.

PTI