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Woman official arrested by Lokayukta police in corruption case

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta police have arrested a woman on suspicion that she had accepted a bribe.

Tribal Works Department's was arrested Thursday night in Kisanganj area of district and Rs 1.60 lakh were allegedly seized from her car.

Lokayukta police said that Damor, posted in neighbouring district, was on her way to Ratlam when she was intercepted.

She failed to account for the cash in her possession, he claimed.

"We suspect that the cash was bribe money which she had accepted," Soni said, adding that Damor was booked under the Prevention of Act.

"Today we carried out raids at various places connected to Damor in and Ratlam districts," he said.

"We have got hold of documents suggesting that the and her relatives own a house, two plots of land, a flat and agricultural land among other assets," another said, adding that further probe was on.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:25 IST