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Panchayat accounts officer held for taking bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

The Anti-Bureau (ACB) has arrested an official of a samiti here for allegedly taking a of Rs 8,000 from a complainant.

The of the samiti in Trimbakeshwar town here was arrested last evening while he was accepting the amount from a retired medical officer for settling an issue related to the latter's salary, an ACB release said.

The accused had demanded the money from the complainant for resolving the issue of a difference in his salary as per the 6th Pay Commission.

Subsequently, the complainant approached the ACB sleuths, who laid a trap and caught the accused while he was accepting the bribe, the release said.

An offence was registered against him at Trimbakeshwar police station, it said.

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First Published: Wed, October 04 2017. 11:02 IST