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Public Health dept's accounts officer arrested for taking Rs 3,000-bribe in Baran

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Press Trust of India Kota
Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths arrested an accounts officer in the Public Health and Engineering Department for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 3,000 from a contractor in Rajasthan's Baran district on Monday, officials said.
The accused had demanded the bribe for releasing security amount of Rs 3 lakh, which the contractor had deposited for getting a work sanction letter, they said.
Shambudayal, 57, a resident of Baran, was arrested from his office, said Inspector, ACB, Baran, Gyanchand.
The contractor Gulablal, a resident of Bundi district, lodged a complaint with Baran ACB on July 23, Gyanchand said.
The accused accounts officer will be produced before the ACB court in Kota on Tuesday, he said.

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 7:20 PM IST

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