J&K Anti-Corruption Bureau launches WhatsApp helpline

The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday launched a phone and WhatsApp helpline for people to report any demands for bribes by public servants.

A statement by the ACB said: “ACB has launched a call and Whatsapp helpline number 9419678060 on which citizens can report demands for bribe/corruption through social messenger and also through calls.”

While launching the helpline, ACB Director Anand Jain said that WhatsApp has become a very popular medium of communication and people are more comfortable using it.

He said it will also enable complainants to post pictures and videos of any complaints on a real-time basis.

(IANS)