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MP horticulture dept official held for bribery

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Press Trust of India Jabalpur (MP)
A Madhya Pradesh Horticulture department official was caught on Sunday by the Lokayukta police for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a nursery owner, an official said.
Joint Director RB Rajodiya of the Horticulture department's Jabalpur unit was held in a trap while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh for releasing the latter's bills worth Rs 25 lakh, said Lokayukta police superintendent AK Vishwakarma.
A search is underway at Rajodiya's Gwalior residence for more evidence, he added.

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First Published: Sep 29 2019 | 6:10 PM IST

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