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Maha: Village revenue official booked for graft

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A local revenue official from

Maharashtra's Latur district was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000, police said on Thursday.
The Latur Anti-Corruption Bureau on Wednesday nabbed Balaji Keshavrao Bhosale (37), a revenue official for Omerga- Hadga and Katejavalga village in Nilanga tehsil, an official said.
Bhosale had allegedly demanded Rs 15,000 from a villager who wanted to add the name of his wife and sister- in-law on documents of his ancestral farm land, he said.
The accused was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe amount, the official said, adding that Nilanga police have registered a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act of 1988.

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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 8:44 PM IST

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