|Early Times Report|
Sopore, July 2: The Anti- Corruption Court has rejected the bail application of Naib- Tehsiladar, Sopore Fayaz Ahmad wani, who was caught red handed by ACB Sleuths,while accepting bribe during a trap last month and has sent the 'disgraced' officer on judicial remand until 8th of July.
Sources told Early Times that the officer had moved a bail application in Anti- Corruption court Baramulla on Tuesday, where the judge rejected his plea and sent him to the judicial remand. Sources further told that he will be produced again in the court on 8th July and the ACB would again oppose the bail application of the officer.
Earlier, after arresting the officer on June 17, the ACB had issued a statement which read, " On 17 June 2019, a written complaint was lodged in Police Station Anti-Corruption Bureau (north Kashmir), It was alleged that Naib Tehsildar Sopore namely Fayaz Ahmad Wani is demanding bribe for recording the mutation of the land in the revenue records.
On this complaint, a case FIR No. 01/2019 under section 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt; 2006, 4-A Amendment Act- 2014 has been registered and investigation taken up."
During the course of investigation, a successful trap team was constituted under the supervision of Dy SP Rafiq Ahmad who along with the sleuths of this office laid a successful trap, the ACB had said adding that the Naib Tehsildar was caught red handed in his office while demanding and accepting the bribe of Rs 12000 from the complainant.