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Govt official held for accepting Rs 50,000 bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik (Maha) 

An assistant project officer in the tribal welfare department of the was today arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau officials said.

"One Bhila Devre initially demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from the complainant to sanction his bill of Rs 30.59 lakh," an ACB release said.



"However, Devre letter settled for Rs 50,000. Following a complaint, a trap was laid and the officer was caught while accepting the bribe," it said.

Officials said a probe was on.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Govt official held for accepting Rs 50,000 bribe

An assistant project officer in the tribal welfare department of the Maharashtra government was today arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau officials said. "One Bhila Devre initially demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from the complainant to sanction his bill of Rs 30.59 lakh," an ACB release said. "However, Devre letter settled for Rs 50,000. Following a complaint, a trap was laid and the officer was caught while accepting the bribe," it said. Officials said a probe was on. An assistant project officer in the tribal welfare department of the was today arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau officials said.

"One Bhila Devre initially demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from the complainant to sanction his bill of Rs 30.59 lakh," an ACB release said.

"However, Devre letter settled for Rs 50,000. Following a complaint, a trap was laid and the officer was caught while accepting the bribe," it said.

Officials said a probe was on.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Govt official held for accepting Rs 50,000 bribe

An assistant project officer in the tribal welfare department of the was today arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau officials said.

"One Bhila Devre initially demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from the complainant to sanction his bill of Rs 30.59 lakh," an ACB release said.

"However, Devre letter settled for Rs 50,000. Following a complaint, a trap was laid and the officer was caught while accepting the bribe," it said.

Officials said a probe was on.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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