1. RTI: Mumbai Anti Corruption Bureau ordered probe in only 6 per cent graft complaints

RTI: Mumbai Anti Corruption Bureau ordered probe in only 6 per cent graft complaints

Mumbai Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has ordered inquiry in only six per cent of corruption complaints it received in the last three years.

By: | Mumbai | Published: June 11, 2016 11:09 PM
The ACB said corruption complaints numbering 7,675 were received in Mumbai from January 2013-March 2016 (Reuters) The ACB said corruption complaints numbering 7,675 were received in Mumbai from January 2013-March 2016 (Reuters)

Mumbai Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has ordered inquiry in only six per cent of corruption complaints it received in the last three years.

RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge had filed a Right To Information (RTI) query with Mumbai ACB to know the total number of corruption complaints received by it since January, 2013.

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In its reply, the ACB said corruption complaints numbering 7,675 were received in Mumbai from January 2013-March 2016.

Of these complaints, inquiry has been ordered in only 512 cases, the reply said.

Also FIRs were registered on the basis of seven of the complaints, it said.

As many as 236 open and discreet inquiries are pending with ACB in the said time period, it said.

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