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Govt school accountant arrested for taking Rs 10,000 bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

Lokayukta Police today arrested a government school accountant posted at Moondi in Khandwa district of for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a physically challenged teacher for paying his dues.

Acting on a tip-off, the accountant identified as Devendra Upadhyaya (47) posted in Government Higher Secondary School, Moondi was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the Assistant Teacher, Khemgiri Goswami (50) for clearing his dues amounting to Rs 1.16 lakh, Lokayukta Inspector, Vijay Choudhary said.

A case under Prevention of Corruption Act is registered against the accountant and further investigations is on.

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First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 14:32 IST