The AG said Rao had facilitated undue favours for his son’s company Akasam Advanced Systems set up for the purchase of security equipment.
The officer was caught red-handed in the municipal office at Badangpet while taking the bribe in cash.
“We have registered a case for obstructing the ACB officials in discharging their duty and four persons have been arrested in this case.
They then raided Manish Sisodia’s residence but found nothing. Now Amanatullah has been arrested.
Khan, the chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board, had tweeted about the notice, claiming he has been summoned as he built a new Waqf board office.
Bakshi, a former head of the Delhi BJP’s media relations department, accused the AAP government of obstructing the ACB probe.
Earlier this month, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) sleuths started preparing a list of corrupt officers in government departments.
We have informed all our district police units to receive and register complaints from the public and proceed with the investigation so that there is no scope for vaccum.
The state government has not yet transferred the cases and staff of ACB to Karnataka Lokayukta as per the directions issued by the Karnataka High Court on August 11, 2022.
The state cabinet has decided to strengthen the Karnataka Lokayukta, and has approved recruitment of staff for accounts and prosecution for the anti-corruption watchdog.
The HC had directed the chief secretary to take steps to transfer inquiries and other proceedings being handled by the ACB till the date of the judgment to Lokayukta.
In the third incident, Kokkisa Chandra Prakash, a head constable working in Vemulawada, was arrested by ACB sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a chicken shop owner.
The CM further instructed the authorities to maintain a report on the action taken for the calls received on the toll-free number.
Documents related to various properties, businesses and financial transactions were seized during the raids.
Appearing on behalf of ABV, senior counsel B Adinarayana Rao informed the court that not a single rupee was paid in the purchase of security equipment.
These raids were conducted on Praveen’s residence, his office premises and residences of his close relatives as well. It is alleged that Praveen’s wife was also identified with huge property.
Without bids or technical sanctions, panchayat president releases Rs 10.24 lakh to buy metal to build seven roads in 2010. way above the 40% cap set by MNREGS guidelines for material costs.
The Delhi government is getting its own high-profile minister Manish Sisodia probed over corruption charges levelled by some BJP functionaries.
Taking note of the lacunae in the process, the CM directed officials to develop an app which would solve all problems and ensure a foolproof solution for the people.
Officials said searches are still on at different locations and further investigation into the case is underway.