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Maha ACB nabs block development officer for bribery in Nashik

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

A was caught for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe to release money for the construction of a well, a Maharashtra Anti-Bureau said Sunday.

BDO had demanded Rs 10,000 as bribe from a person who had applied for a grant from the Yeola Panchayat to construct a well under the government's Employment Guarantee Scheme, the said.

The grant had been sanctioned by the Panchayat Samiti and Ahire demanded the bribe to release its second instalment, he informed.

"Following a complaint, a trap was laid Saturday at a tea stall on the Yeola-Nashik Road and Ahire was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 10,000," he said.

A case has been registered and further probe was underway, the added.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 18:35 IST