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Computer operator arrested while accepting bribe in Rajasthan's Dholpur district

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A computer operator was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday while accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 in Rajasthan's Dholpur district, officials said.

The accused has been identified as Pushpendra Singh, a contractual employee at the Bandi Panchayat Samiti of Dholpur district, they said.

He was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 from the complainant for processing an application for construction of a toilet under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', an ACB spokesperson said.

The complainant had applied for financial assistance of Rs 12,000 for construction of a toilet.

The computer operator had demanded a bribe to process the application. The complaint was verified and the accused was arrested while accepting the bribe on Thursday, the spokesperson said.

A case has been registered against the accused under sections of Prevention of Corruption Act.

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First Published: Thu, November 07 2019. 17:00 IST