Important Traps

[ 2020 - 2021 ]

Aavin

Against (i) a Manager (Milk Procurement), Vellore District Cooperative Milk Producers Union, Vellore District and (ii) former General Manager, Vellore District Cooperative Milk Producers Union, Vellore District, now General Manager, Tirunelveli, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant to release the cheque amount of Rs.1,81,131/- which was due to the complainant. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Agriculture

Against a Deputy Director / P.A.to Collector (Agriculture), Chengalpattu, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for issuing NOC in the name of complainant and his wife to construct building in the agriculture land at Ninnakkarai Village, Chengalpattu. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Co-Operative

Against a Deputy Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Pollachi Circle, Coimbatore and Co-operative Sub-Registrar/Field Officer, Anaimalai Block, Pollachi Circle, Coimbatore, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.1,25,000/- from the complainant for not sending report to the higher officials against the complainant in connection with excess crop loan issued to 17 farmers and also for not taking action u/s 81 of Tamil Nadu Co-operative Society Act-1983. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Commercial Taxes

Against a State Tax Officer, Group-X (Inspection) Intelligence-II, Greams Road, Chennai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,00,000/- from the complainant to cancel the GST return defaulter fine amount for not filing of GSTR1 & GSTR3B in time and claiming eligible input Tax Credit. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Education

Against a District Educational Officer, Camp Office, St.Joseph Girls Higher Secondary School, Dindigul District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for sanctioning the salary bill of the complainant for the period from December 2019 to May 2020. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Superintendent, Office of the Block Educational Officer, Kelamangalam, Krishnagiri District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant to send the family pension proposal to the Block Educational Officer, sequel to the demise of complainant’s father, who expired on 29.04.2020. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

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Fire Service

Against a Station Officer, Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services, Coimbatore (South), into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant for offering his recommendation for temporary cracker shop license. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

HR&CE

Against an Executive Officer and an Assistant Writer (Temporary Staff), Arulmigu Madhanagopalaswamy Thirukovil, Perambalur District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for sending recommendation report for making complainant’s job permanent. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against an Executive Officer, Arulmigu Vazhakarutheeswarar Temple, Kancheepuram, into the allegation of demand of bribe of Rs.1,40,000/- and acceptance of bribe of Rs.40,000/- in 1st installment from the complainant for recommending him for the post of Gurukkal(Priest) at Arulmigu Vazhakarutheeswarar Temple, Kancheepuram on compassionate grounds. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Local Boards

Against a Superintendent, Palayamkottai Ward Office, Tirunelveli Corporation, Tirunelveli, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for transfer of house property tax in the name of complainant's wife. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

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Public Health

Against a Food Safety Officer, Ambattur Area, i/c Thiruverkadu, Chennai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for giving Food Safety License to complainant’s two departmental shops. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Police

Against an Inspector of Police, Checkanurani Police Station, Madurai District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant for deleting the names of complainant's son Tr.Maripandi and his nephew Tr.Kamalpandi from the Charge sheet in Checkanurani Police Station Cr.No. 577/2017 and also arranging to issue No Objection Certificate to Tr.Kamalpandi, who had applied for Police Constable selection. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against an Inspector of Police and one Head Constable, office of the NIB CID, Coimbatore, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.1,00,000/- from the complainant for registering a case against complainant’s husband with lesser quantity of Ganja to get bail easily. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against an Inspector of Police, Cherambadi Police Station, Devala Sub Division, The Nilgiris District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant as monthly mamool to allow the complainant's tipper lorries to run in Cherambadi PS limits. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Sub-Inspector of Police, T1 Ambattur Police Station, Ambattur, Chennai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant for issuing CSR and to take action for the petition given by the complainant. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Reserve Sub-Inspector of Police, S-13 Chrompet Traffic Police Station, Chennai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for not registering a case for drunk and drive against complainant’s driver and releasing complainant car, which was seized by him. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Rural Development

Against a Block Development Officer/Special Officer, Madhuranthagam Block, Chengalpattu District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for issuing of plot Regularisation proceeding for 3 plots to get the name transfer of patta in the names of complainant’s sister and his family friend. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai during the period under review.

Against a Block Development Officer, Thiruvarur Panchayat Union, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant to avoid charge against him in connection with the audit para related to the expenditure of the Thiruvathiraimangalam Panchayat. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Registration

Against a Sub Registrar and an Assistant, Office of the Joint II Sub-Registry, Thiruppadhiripuliyur, Cuddalore District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for process the registration of complainant’s sale deed agreement. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Revenue

Against a Zonal Deputy Tahsildar, Manur Taluk, Tirunelveli District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant for updating the patta details in online in respect of the property in S.No.809/4 in Pallikottai Village in the name of complainant’s Grandfather. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Deputy Tahsildar (Stamps), Thiruchengode, Office of the Deputy Collector (Stamps), Salem District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.1,50,000/- from the complainant for fixing up lesser valuation of complainant’s agricultural land in S.F.No.9/2 of Varagurampatty Village, Tiruchengode Taluk, Namakkal District. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Special Tahsildar/Personal Assistant to Revenue Divisional Officer, Mayiladuthurai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for issuing the sub division patta transfer order in the name of Complainant. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Tahsildar, Ambattur Taluk Office, Chennai, into the allegation of demand of bribe of Rs.80,000/- and acceptance of bribe of Rs.40,000/- in advance from the complainant for issuing computer patta. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Survey

Against a Sub Inspector of Survey and Field Assistant, Survey Section, Municipality Office, Aruppukkottai, Virudhunagar District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.12,000/- from the complainant for arranging Patta Transfer of the complainant’s 9 houses. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the HOD, during the period under review.

TANGEDCO

Against a Junior Engineer, O&M, TANGEDCO / TEDC, Veppankuppam, Anaicut Taluk, Vellore District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant to perform his official duty and to help him to commence the work by providing EB service connection in the name of complainant’s father. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Assistant Executive Engineer, Distribution, TANGEDCO, Puliyangudi, Tenkasi District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for providing additional load electricity connection to complainant’s seed firm. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Assistant Engineer, Mailam, Tindivanam Taluk, Viluppuram District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.27,000/- from the complainant for process the application of the Complainant seeking new EB service connection for complainant’s agricultural land. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against a Junior Engineer, TANGEDCO, Kelamangalam (West), Krishnagiri District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for processing complainant’s application seeking free electricity connection for agricultural purpose. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Assistant Executive Engineer, TANGEDCO (O&M), Karnampet, Vellore EDC, Katpadi Taluk, Vellore District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.7,000/- from the complainant for effecting free electricity connection to complainant’s agricultural land. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Executive Engineer (Distribution), TANGEDCO, Tiruchendur Division, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant to issue order for free thatkal agricultural electric service connection. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Assistant Engineer and a Commercial Inspector, Medavakkam (O&M), TANGEDCO, (South-2) Chennai, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for providing an approval of 3 phase EB connection to the complainant's newly purchased flat. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Commercial Inspector, O&M, TANGEDCO, Poondi @ Neyveli, Thiruvallur District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for forwarding petition to new EB service connection and fixing new EB meter at the complainant's house. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against a Junior Engineer, TANGEDCO, O&M, Thiruvanaikovil, Trichy, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant for making arrangements to give additional load (Industrial service) of 11.25 KW to their existing service connection. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against an Assistant Engineer, TANGEDCO, Veeramarasanpettai, Budhalur Taluk, Thanjavur District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.9,000/- from the complainant for giving two new electricity connection in the name of complainant's son for his newly constructed houses. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Town and Country Planning

Against a Town Planning Officer, Office of the Villupuram Municipality, Villupuram and one Private individual, Municipality Licensed Engineer, Ooral Street, Villupuram, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.8,000/- from the complainant for processing the application of the Complainant, seeking building plan approval for building construction. After completion of the investigation, a report recommending prosecution was sent to the Vigilance Commissioner, Chennai, during the period under review.

Against an Assistant Director, Town and Country Planning Department, Dindigul District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.1,00,000/- from the complainant for arranging to issue approval of ‘B’ Block and ‘C’ Block in Selvam Nagar. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

Against an Assistant Director, Town and Country Planning Office, Thanjavur, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant for issuing Building Plan permission. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.

TNPCB

Against a District Environment Engineer, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Nagapattinam District, into the allegation of demand and acceptance of bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant for renewal of his Rice Mill under the Government scheme inwhich by paying 5 years renewal fee, getting renewal extension period for 10 years. The case was under investigation at the end of the period under review.