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An executive engineer posted with the Public Works Department (PWD) was today nabbed for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a contractor.
The Lokayukta's Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) H P Choudhry told reporters that executive engineer Mohan Singh Daheria of the PWD's Project Implementation Unit was caught during a trap at Daheria's office when he accepted Rs 50,000 from contractor Rakesh Duggal.
The official said that the bribe was in return for passing Duggal's pending bills of Rs 1.5 lakh.
A case under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against Daheria and further probe was on, he added.
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