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ACB conducts searches at residences of KDMC addl commissioner

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

(ACB) officials today conducted searches at the residences of Municipal Corporation (KDMC) who was arrested yesterday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh, an said.

"ACB officials are conducting searches at the residences of Ghart," said of Police (ACB), Thane, Kisan Gavli.

However, he refused to divulge any details saying the searches are still on.

Meanwhile, a special court in today remanded Gharat and two other accused in police custody till June 17.

Besides Ghrat, ACB had arrested (42) and Bushan Patil (27)--both clerks in the

Gharat was caught while accepting the bribe amount at his office in headquarters by the sleuths of Thane unit of the ACB.

An ACB had said that Gharat had demanded Rs 42 lakh from the complainant for not taking action against his unauthorised constructions, but settled at Rs 35 lakh after negotiations.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 18:50 IST