Amidst the chaos of demonetization in the country, two port trust officials have been reportedly arrested in Gujrat for accepting a Bribe of Rs. 2.5 lakh. Additional Rs. 40,000 was recovered from the house of one of them.
Stunning fact of the matter is the whole amount has been paid in new Rs.2000 notes, which was launched on November 11.
Due to strict cash rationing, one can withdraw limit of Rs. 24,000 in a week from a single bank account.
Gujrat’s Anti-Corruption Bureau said, superintending engineer P Srivivasu and sub-divisional officer K Komtekar of the Kandla port Trust had sought a bribe of Rs. 4.4 lakh for clearing the pending bills of a private electrical firm.\