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Woman civic official & clerk held for accepting bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A of Municipal Corporation (UMC) and a were today arrested by the ACB for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, officials said.

Those arrested were identified as Assistant Commissioner of UMC's Legal Department (44) and a in the same department (48), they added.

They had demanded Rs 60,000 from the complainant in connection with a construction case.

Based on the complaint, the Thane unit of ACB laid a trap and nabbed the duo while accepting the bribe amount of Rs 50,000, the anti-graft agency said.

They have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 18:30 IST