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MP: In-charge civil surgeon held for taking Rs 20,000 bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Umaria (MP) 

The in-charge of district hospital was nabbed Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a Health department staffer for extending an official favour, the said.

Dr had sought money from the complainant, a with the Health department, who wanted to withdraw his resignation, said Lokayukta B K Patel.

The complainant had resigned on September 27, following a dispute with his seniors, but later changed his mind, he said.

According to the complainant, Patel had demanded Rs 40,000, but eventually settled for Rs 20,000, the said.

A case has been registered under the Prevention of Act against Patel.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 21:40 IST