Strange ways of taking bribes by corrupt officials in Gujarat, collecting bribe amounts in installments

Some corrupt officials of Gujarat chose the method of taking bribes in EMI so that the people from whom they are taking bribes do not get burdened at once.

Bhoomi Goyal
Published on: 6 Jun 2024 1:56 PM GMT
Strange ways of taking bribes by corrupt officials in Gujarat, collecting bribe amounts in installments
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When people want to buy a house, car or any other item and they do not have the budget, they buy that item in EMI i.e. installments. This is the reason why most of the products of big companies across the country are available on EMI facilities. Most of the business of credit cards is related to EMI. But if someone tells you that some corrupt officials are giving EMI facilities to people to take bribes, then surely everyone will be surprised.

Bribes are being taken in installments so that people do not get burdened

These days, such a strange case has come to light from Gujarat. Some corrupt officials of Gujarat chose the method of taking bribes in EMI so that the people from whom they are taking bribes do not get burdened at once. The surprising thing is that people are also giving bribes to corrupt officials in EMI i.e. installments. Many such cases of taking bribes in the form of EMI have come to light in Gujarat. In fact, this year ten such cases have been registered by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).

Bribe in installments for leveling field

According to a Times of India report, on April 4, a bribe of Rs 85,000 was demanded for leveling a villager's field in Surat. Considering the villager's financial condition, he was given the option of paying the bribe amount in the form of EMIs. In which the amount of Rs 35,000 was to be paid first and the remaining amount in three equal installments.

Policemen abscond with the first installment of bribe

Two policemen absconded with the Rs 4 lakh demanded from a Sabarkantha resident, in fact this amount was the first installment of the total Rs 10 lakh demanded by them. In another case, a cyber crime police officer divided the Rs 10 lakh demanded into four installments. Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials say that the practice of taking bribes in installments is increasing and this year alone ten such cases have come to light.

Bhoomi Goyal

Bhoomi Goyal

English Content Writer in Newstrack from Jaipur, Rajasthan. (Education, Business, Technology, Political, Sports, Lifestyle, Crime and Webstories)

My self Bhoomi Goyal from Jaipur, Rajasthan. I have passed my Master's in Journalism and Mass Communication this year. I worked in Rajasthan Patrika for six months as an intern. I am working here from June 1st. I passed my graduation in BCA from Rajasthan University and master's in journalism and mass communication from Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur.

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