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Pune: Ex-education official held for corruption

A press release issued by Sanjay Patil, additional superintendent of police, stated that on December 7, 2019, Raju Popat Khadve, a peon in the office of deputy director of education, Pune division, was arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 26,000 from a person.

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The Pune unit of the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested Pravin Ahire, the then deputy director (Pune division) of education, for allegedly encouraging a staffer to accept a bribe and help forge government documents in 2019.

A press release issued by Sanjay Patil, additional superintendent of police (Anti-Corruption Bureau), stated that on December 7, 2019, Raju Popat Khadve, a peon in the office of deputy director of education, Pune division, was arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 26,000 from a person on assurances of completing pending work.

According to the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Ahire, the then deputy director of education, encouraged the accused and forged government documents.

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