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Education dept official held while taking bribe from student

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

An official of the department has been arrested by the anti-corruption bureau of Thane Police for allegedly accepting bribe from a student.

The accused was identified as Hirman Mali, an inspector.

The student had got admission to a junior college for std XI, but he wanted to switch to a college near his house, an ACB release said here.

Mali allegedly told him that he can manage that if the boy paid him Rs 5,000.

The student filed a complaint, after which the ACB laid a trap and Mali was allegedly caught red-handed while taking the money at his office on Tuesday.

He was booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Further probe was on.

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First Published: Thu, October 03 2019. 11:15 IST