AP Wakf Board CEO caught accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe

Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010 - 00:51

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

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

The bribe amount of Rs 1 lakh 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



First Published: Friday, June 18, 2010 - 00:51
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