The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday arrested the Principal of Dharmendrasinhji College in Rajkot for allegedly accepting Rs 2,500 from a law student for granting him admission.
Along with Principal Chandrikaben Vadher (56), ACB officials also arrested college peon Arvind Jadav during a trap laid in his office Tuesday, said a statement by the ACB. The trap was laid after a third semester LLB student of AMP Law College in Rajkot complained that Vadher, who was in-charge of the college till September 2, had been demanding Rs 4,000 through Jadav as bribe for granting him admission in third semester of LLB.
The student’s identity has been withheld by ACB. “The student comes from a very humble family. He completed two semesters from a private college and decided to move to government-run AMP college, as the fee was cheaper there. Vadher was in-charge of that college for three years before the charge was withdrawn on September 2,” said police inspector with Rajkot ACB HP Doshi. “When the student applied for admission in August, Jadav told him that he would get admission only after paying Rs 4,000 to Vadher as bribe,” said Doshi.