• I Paid A Bribe
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File Number - LK2072110761218

Reported on May 2, 2018 from Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh  ι Report #182062

My passport got damaged so I applied for a new passport on 12th of March 2018. XXXX. I was asked for Rs. 1000 when I was called at XXXX. They forced me to pay the amount, as they told me that my application won't be processed until and unless I agree to pay them. Today (03/04/2018) for another second inquiry I got a call from XXXXX, he told me that he won't be able to come to my office and asked me to at a point near his location with Aadhar Card Copy, PAN card copy and 1 Photograph. I reached the point, and I made the signatures on my documents in front of him, he asked me for "office kharcha, to which I replied that I won't be able to bribe you guys again and again. He replied with a very harsh attitude and said: "don't pay me anything and your application will be stuck in our office". He asked for Rs.1000 and I gave him Rs.500, I was helpless. I explained to him that I have to go to China within 2 weeks and every day counts as Visa processing will take almost a week's time. I don't want my money back but this needs to stop, I feel bad for people for whom every penny counts and are forced to pay such "office kharchas".

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