Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB)


ACB registered 176 cases in 2022, home dept tops the list

January 25, 2023 7:14 am

According to data shared by the bureau Tuesday, cases were registered against 252 people of which the highest of 114 were Class-3 officials. This was followed by 94 such accused who worked as middlemen. Only five officers—the least—in Grade-4 were accused.

Surat ACB nabs I&B assistant director, clerk for graft

December 09, 2022 9:04 pm

Both the accused were brought to the Surat ACB office where they were further interrogated.

TRS ‘bribery’ claim: New court order, three arrested men sent to judicial custody

October 30, 2022 9:28 am

Tandur MLA P Rohith Reddy tipped off the Cyberabad police who set up cameras and voice recorders to trap the three men discussing deals to pay Rs 50 to Rs 100 crore to lure TRS MLAs into the BJP.

Cop arrested by ACB for taking bribe

August 15, 2022 1:19 am

The arrested constable has been identified as Vijay Eknath Shinde posted at the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police of Kothrud Division of Pune city police.

Karnataka HC Lokayukta order lays bare anti-corruption claims: 'no govt has taken steps'

August 13, 2022 2:36 pm

Congress govt diluted Lokayukta Act; BJP govt didn't keep promise to bring it back; no politician, official prosecuted in 6 yrs, notes HC

Delhi L-G orders ACB to probe ‘collusion’ between transport dept officials, touts

July 30, 2022 9:57 am

The direction comes in the wake of a Delhi High Court order on a criminal writ petition filed by several auto-rickshaw unions, which alleged large-scale corruption in the RTO and consequent harassment to drivers.

Centre seeks dismissal of PIL against ex-Mumbai police chief's appointment as CBI director

July 27, 2022 8:52 pm

The government said that as per DSPEA, anti-corruption cases also included other offences, including economic offences, corporate crimes, white collar crimes etc, and therefore, it was erroneous on the part of petitioner to allege that Jaiswal did not have required experience of probing and overseeing anti-corruption cases.

Three cases, two big arrests, setback for ACB chief and state govt, and one Karnataka HC judge

July 14, 2022 9:46 pm

A former district judge who was elevated as an additional judge of the High Court in November 2018 and made permanent in February 2020, 57-year-old Justice Sandesh has been questioning investigations by various police agencies in the state, in cases of corruption that have been meandering for long.

Karnataka High Court judge alleges threat of transfer for pulling up ACB officer

July 05, 2022 10:01 am

Justice Sandesh made the remark while hearing the bail petition of former Bengaluru Urban tehsildar Mahesh PS, who was reportedly caught while accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh in May 2021.

Cop booked for demanding bribe from labour contractor

June 17, 2022 7:36 am

API Karande demanded a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from the labour contractor, assuring him recovery of his dues from the company. Karande also allegedly assured that no legal action would be taken against the contractor and that his agreement with the company would continue.