Karnataka HC

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Karnataka HC Nullifies Siddaramaiah Govt's ACB, Pending Cases Transferred To Lokayukta Police

Karnataka High Court disbanded Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on August 11 and reassigned all pending proceedings before the ACB to Lokayukta Police division. The ACB was established in 2016 by the Siddaramaiah cabinet to limit the powers of Lokayukta. The order was issued in response to a Public Interest Litigation filed by counsel Chidananda Aras, advocates' association, and social activist SR Hiremath's Samaj Parivartan society, which… read-more

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 09:20 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, High Court, Siddaramaiah, ACB, Congress

Courtesy: ANI

IPS Officer Madhur Verma

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IPS Officer Madhur Verma Appointed As ACB Head

Senior IPS officer of 2005 Batch Madhur Verma is the new head of the anti-corruption branch (ACB), confirmed officials on August 9. Prior to ACB Head, IPS Verma was an additional commissioner in the Delhi police’s armed department and succeeded Sunil Kumar Gautam. He also worked as the DCP of the crime branch in New Delhi's north district and was public relations officer of the Delhi Police till 2019.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 01:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ACB, IPS officer, 2005 Batch, Delhi Government(163), Madhur Verma

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Revenue Officer Arrested For Taking Bribe Of Rs 1.5 Lakh

In Jammu and Kashmir, a revenue officer was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from a tout for issuing documents of a plot of land. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested Ashok Sharma, after carrying a sting operation.  The bribe case was registered against Sharma, as he demanded Rs 25 lakh for legal proceedings. Notably, the ACB is conducting an investigation and also arrested another Bhagat and tout.

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 05:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bribe, ACB, Revenue Officer, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Land Clearance


photo: The Free Press Journal

ACB Arrests Thane Civil Hospital Clerk For Taking Bribe: Maharashtra

In Thane Civil Hospital, a 50-year-old clerk was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), on April 13.  The arrest was made after a victim registered a complaint that the accused demanded Rs 1,05,000 from the person for facilitating clearance of the latter's bills, said ACB in a release. Acting upon the complaint, the ACB planned a trap for the clerk and arrested him red-handed, at a hotel.

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Thane Civil Hospital, Clerk, ACB, Maharashtra (95, ) Bribery

ACB Officials Conducting Raids

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ACB Conducts Raids At 60 Locations In Karnataka; Targets 15 Govt Officials

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) carried out raids at 60 locations across Karnataka, in disproportionate assets case. The ACB officials started raids with an approved search warrant from court on November 24.  The ACB registered cases under the prevention of corruption charges against 15 government officials. Eight SPs, 100 police officials and 300 ACB officials are carrying out raids at residence, offices and relatives' places of the 15… read-more

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Raids, Karntaka, ACB, Government Officials, corruption

Courtesy: Decan Herald