Published On: Tue, Apr 14th, 2015

Woman District project officer caught accepting bribe

Mandsaur (MP): A Women and Child Development (WCD) department official was today caught red-handed while she was allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Lokayukta police said.

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Justice Prakash Prabhakar Naolekar

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Justice Prakash Prabhakar Naolekar

District project officer Anjubala Masih, 35, was nabbed while taking Rs 50,000 as bribe from the complainant, who runs an NGO in Kityani area here, Lokayukta SP, Ujjain region, Siddharth Chaudhary told PTI.

The officer had demanded a bribe of Rs 70,000 to clear the bill of Rs 1.40 lakh of the complainant’s NGO that cooked and delivered food under mid-day meal scheme to a school, he said.

Masih has been booked under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act and further investigations were underway, he added.

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