The Local Self Government Department has determined to droop pending inquiry a Revenue Inspector who had allegedly demanded bribe from an entrepreneur who was planning to open a bakery manufacturing unit.
Revenue Inspector Sujith Kumar, who was hooked up to the Thiruvanathapuram City Corporation at the moment, is at present working as Superintendent on the Ramanattukara municipality.
Minister for Local Self Governments M.V.Govindan stated in a press launch that directions have been issued to the Urban Affairs Director to droop the officer. He had allegedly demanded bribe from one Jenensen, who had in 2019 submitted an software to alter the constructing classification from residential to business, to open a small bakery manufacturing unit.
In a video, which he launched to tv channels on Saturday, the official may be seen demanding bribe for himself and a few clerks within the zonal workplace.
Though he later managed to open the unit by the Industries division’s single window clearance system, another officers from the Corporation once more got here up with objections, based on him. With the COVID-19 outbreak too taking place across the similar time, the unit has remained closed since final 12 months. Mr.Jenensen is at present working in a grocery store whilst gear, through which he had invested lakhs in, stay unused within the rented area.