Lokyukta special police arrest PHE clerk accepting bribe
BHOPAL: The special
police establishment (SPE) of Lokayukta on
Thursday arrested a clerk posted at Public Health Engineering (PHE) department
in an alleged bribery case.
Thakur was posted at the office of PHE’s executive engineer (EE) near Professor
superintendent of police (SP) Siddhartha Chaudhary said that a complaint was
lodged by one Abhay Kumar Deolia that Thakur was demanding bribe to clear due
gratuity of his late grandfather.
Case was registered
after initial investigations and complainant was sent with bait money. Thakur
was caught red-handed accepting Rs 2,000 from the Deolia, said the SP. Money
was sought to clear gratuity of Rs 1,25,000.
grandfather Rishab Kumar Deolia was class IV employee in PHE department. Thakur
was charged under sections for Prevention of corruption (PC) Act and released
on bail. Inquiry is on.