Published On: Sat, May 2nd, 2015

Maha ACB arrested 416 officials since Jan; most cases against revenue, home depts

Mumbai: As many as 416 officials of Maharashtra government were arrested by the anti corruption bureau (ACB) in the past four months.

Maharashtra ACB DG Praveen Dixit

Maharashtra ACB DG Praveen Dixit

“The ACB has, in all, recorded 435 cases of which 416 cases are of traps (getting caught while taking bribe) while the rest are about disproportionate assets and other matters,” said a release from the bureau.

Of these, 247 cases were registered against personnel from the revenue (133) and home department (114) alone.

Other cases figured officials of rural development (66), urban development (36), health (16), education (18), co-operation and marketing (10), among others.

Of those arrested, 35 were women.

PTI

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