Anti-corruption Helpline: Delhiites bomb Kejriwal with calls

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New Delhi, Jan 9: Hours after his move of launching an anti-corruption helpline number in Delhi, people in the national capital started responding to their new CM Arvind Kejriwal's request.

According to sources, the helpline number received 3,200 calls withing three hours of its launch. The number -- 011-27357169 has been activated at 8 am on Thursday, Jan 9. Later Kejriwal informed that nearly 4,000 calls were received at the anti-corruption helpline and 38 serious graft cases have been filed till 3 pm on Thursday.

Anyone from Delhi call at the above mentioned number from 8 am to 10 pm and can lodge their problem if they are harassed by any corrupt man for bribe. Earlier on Wednesday, Kejriwal said, "Every citizen will be anti-corruption inspector. We will ask people to record anyone who asks for a bribe."

Person will be arrested within 24 hours of your submitting the evidence

Continuing his statement at a press conference, Kejriwal along with other AAP leaders said, "Har rishwat lene wale ke dil me khauf paida karenge aur aam aadmi ko anti-corruption crusader bana denge (It will instill fear in the corrupt, and make every common man an anti-corruption crusader)."

The youngest chief minister of Delhi also informed that the accused corrupt person will be arrested within 24 hours when the complaint will be filed against him/her.

"Trap will be laid and the person will be arrested within 24 hours of your submitting the evidence. State vigilance department has a team which will look into the matter," added Kejriwal.

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