Bribe charge: Lokayukta holds meeting

Bribe charge: Lokayukta holds meeting

Bribe charge: Lokayukta holds meeting

The Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao held a meeting with senior police officials in view of the report submitted by Lokayukta City SP Sonia Narang about a staff demanding bribe from a government servant in Lokayukta.

A press release from the Lokayukta office stated that the matter is being looked into. Narang had submitted a report stating that a person claiming to be Lokayukta staff had demanded bribe from an executive engineer on the second floor of Lokayukta office. The person claiming to be Lokayukta staff threatened the executive engineer that SP Bengaluru City will take up a case against him if he does not pay the bribe. The person had stated that he was demanding bribe on behalf of PRO Syed Riyaz.
However, the press release stated that “Syed Riyaz has been functioning as public relations officer for the department for the last 20 years and has not drawn any adverse comment up to this period.”

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