On 30th November, 2018 the Central Bureau of Investigation claimed that Andhra Pradesh Government shared private information with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) although the State Home Department strictly told them not to share those information with anyone for the purpose of trapping some dishonest government officials CBI has organised this operation but only they were able to arrest only one person as others already ran away.
According to a CBI Spokesperson Abhishek Dayal, “The CBI had sought the consent of the state government to conduct a trap operation against some central government employees and others suspected of indulging in corrupt practices”. A CBI officer stated that the operation by the Andhra Pradesh anti-corruption bureau resulted in the arrest of only one suspect whereas several others under the scanner managed to escape possible arrest.
Central Excise official MK Ramaneswar was arrested on spot for accepting a bribe of Rs.30,000 and he return he was about to do an official approbation to a businessman in a matter concerned with Goods and Service Tax. Dayal observed that the Andhra Pradesh government did not issue the specific consent as requested by the CBI, instead the details were shared by the home department with the state ACB and the state ACB laid a trap on November 30 in the evening against the central government public servant by using the contents of the above request letter, and expressed that this will only make the fight against corruption more difficult for the anti-corruption agencies and the mutual trust between the agencies will be vitiated. Corruption can be eradicated only through mutual cooperation, and trust.
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