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Himmatnagar Bribery charges: Court rejects bail plea of civic body’s chief engineer

Chief engineer Ashwin Darji was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau from SG Highway while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.46 lakh from the complainant.

By: Express News Service | Published: November 18, 2018 3:54:21 am

A sessions court in Ahmedabad on Saturday rejected the bail plea of suspended chief engineer of Himmatnagar municipality. Chief engineer Ashwin Darji was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau from SG Highway while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.46 lakh from the complainant. Darji is alleged to have sought 2 per cent commission from a businessman involved in construction work. It is alleged that he sought the commission to accept a bill of Rs 1.23 crore from the construction firm, which is building Dr Nalinkant Gandhi town hall in Himmatnagar in Sabarkantha district.

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