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Maha medical officer seeks bribe for operation; held

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A government and his were nabbed by the ACB Sunday in Maharashtra's district for allegedly accepting Rs 8000 in bribe for conducting a surgery on an elderly woman, an said.

Dr Gajanan Kale, the with the district hospital, had allegedly demanded the money to insert a rod in one of the leg's of the woman who had met with an accident, the said.

Consequently, the son of the woman approached the local ACB unit in Parbhani, around 500 kms from here, following which a trap was set.

The said Dr Kale, who is an MS in Orthopaedics, asked the complainant to hand over the money to his (27), a private person when the ACB team nabbed them this morning.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 21:10 IST