Srinagar, Feb 3: Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation (VO) has produced a challan in a local court against a former superintendent of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) for accepting a bribe.
A VO spokesman said the challan was produced in the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption, Kashmir against Mohammad Ismail, then superintendent, ITI Shopian, who was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1000 on August 28 last year.
He said one Mir Mudasir Rashid of Shopian alleged that the accused was demanding Rs 5000 for his admission in the Institute, though he was selected on the basis of merit. But, the deal settled at Rs 1000.
Meanwhile, Mr Mir approached the VO and sought their help also.
Later, a trap was laid and the accused was caught accepting the bribe from Mr Mir in the presence of indepedent witness by the VO officials.
The money was also recovered from accused's possession, he said.