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Govt employee arrested for taking bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

A government employee was today arrested after being allegedly caught red handed taking bribe at the office of the for Schools and an another person was detained for interrogation in Assam's district, police said.

The accused, an of of Schools, was allegedly caught accepting a bribe of Rs 3000 from one Bhashkar for clearing the file for leave encashment of his father, who had retired way back in 2011, a said.

The accused had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 6000 from the complainant who approached the Anti Corruption Bureau police station and registered a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act (as amended in 2018).

Another accused was also detained and is being interrogated.

will follow and the arrested will be forwarded to the tomorrow, the added.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:45 IST