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Commercial Tax dept Dy commissioner, ASI arrested by Vigilance

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The Vigilance department arrested two officials, a commercial tax department and a of police, in and West districts of on Thursday, officials said.

In Khagaria, Commercial tax department deputy commissioner was arrested at his Officers Colony residence while taking a bribe of Rs one lakh from one Rahul Kumar, DySP (Vigilance) said.

He said Kumar had complained that Chaturvedi had demanded a bribe of Rs two lakh for manipulating his tax liabilities following which a trap was laid down wherein the was asked to accept Rs one lakh as the "first instalment".

of police Santosh Kumar Ram, posted in station of West Champaran, was nabbed while taking a bribe of Rs 40,000 from a woman Janaki Devi.

According to of Police (Vigilance) P N Singh, a trap was laid for Ram after Janaki Devi lodged a complaint that the ASI had demanded a bribe for helping her out in a property dispute case.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 22:30 IST