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Panchayat accounts officer held for taking bribe

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.

By: PTI | Nashik | Published: October 4, 2017 11:14 am
panchayat samiti news, anti-corruption bureau news, city others news, indian express news 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. (Source: Express)

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested an official of a panchayat samiti at Nashik for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 8,000 from a complainant. The assistant accounts officer of the panchayat 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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