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.
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