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Education dept accountant caught accepting Rs 16,000 bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

The Thursday caught an posted in the education department of the government while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 16,000 for clearing pending bills, an said.

The accountant, Kalyan Sharma, is currently posted in the office of in district, Lokayukta's of Police (SP) Dilip Soni said.

He had asked a local vendor to pay a bribe of Rs 16,000 for clearing his pending bills of Rs 1.64 lakh related to photocopies, data entry and other works, the SP said.

A trap was laid and Sharma was caught while allegedly accepting the bribe money, Soni said.

A case was registered against the under the Prevention of Act, the SP added.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:15 IST