39 convictions in corruption cases: ACB DG

Vijayawada, Nov 22 (UNI) Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General R P Thakur said that the ACB court had convicted 39 persons in corruption cases till November 18, 2017 while 17 employees had been dismissed from service for indulging corruption.

Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he said that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu asked to adopt zero tolerance in containing corruption as it stands hurdle for growth of the state.

The ACB DG said that new strategies, including motivating public to complain to the ACB, creating of awareness is being adopted to plug corruption.

He underlined the need to establish corruption preventive division and find loopholes and plug them.

Mr Thakur informed that establishing of special courts is taking place for speedy trail of cases and said that the government notified four ACB Special Courts in Visakhaptnam, Vijayawada, Kurnool and Nellore and one more special court would be established in Rajahmundry soon.</span>

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