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Bank clerk arrested for taking bribe of Rs 4,000 in Madhya Pradesh

The complaint to the Lokayukta Police states that the clerk was asking a bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Seoni 

Bank clerk arrested for taking bribe of Rs 4,000 in Madhya Pradesh

A Municipal Council clerk in was on Saturday arrested by police for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 4,000, officials said.

"Following a complaint from one Vijay Lakhera, a team of (division) trapped Ramnandan Singh Baghel, a clerk with Municipal Council, and caught him red-handed while accepting the bribe," (Jabalpur) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Dilip Jharwade said.

Baghel was caught taking bribe near the Council's office this afternoon, he said.

The complaint to the Police states that the clerk was asking a bribe of Rs 4,000 for issuing a permit document to construct a building.

Baghel was arrested and a case under Prevention of Corruption Act was registered, the official added.

First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 12:30 IST
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