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