Corporator in ACB net for extorting ` 30,000
According to the police, Sheikh was caught red-handed while accepting Rs30,000 from an employee of the bus service company near Diamond Garden in Chembur. A person identified as Mohammed Naseem Siddique Kazmi has also been arrested as he was present with the corporator during the incident.
The accused was allegedly harassing the bus operator when their buses entered Mumbai. After a few days, the owner of the company realised that his buses were targeted to extract money.
The accused, an elected corporator from Ward No 130 in the Shivaji Nagar area, had given instructions to the octroi officer to check all the buses of the company.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
A corporator from Shivaji Nagar, Sheikh Mohammed Firaz Iqbal Sheikh, was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau
Posted by The Bharatiya at 3:00 AM