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Bank CEO held for accepting bribe of Rs 27,000

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

A top official of the District Cooperative Central (DCCB) in Durg was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau officials today for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 27,000 for extending an official favour.

DCCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vinod Gupta (52) was allegedly taking the bribe from a stationery supplier for clearing his pending bill of Rs 1,89,263 related to printing works, an ACB official here told PTI.

The complainant, a native of Kohka area in Durg, runs a cooperative printing press which deals in printing of stationary material for cooperative banks, he said.

The agency set a trap after the stationary supplier approached them.

Gupta was booked under various sections of Prevention of Corruption Act and further investigation is on.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 22:07 IST