Published On: Fri, May 13th, 2016

District Project Officer arrested on graft charge

Patna: A vigilance team arrested a district project officer of Bihar’s Sitamarhi district today on graft charge, an official release said.

 DG Vigilance Investigation Bureau Shri Ravindra Kumar

DG Vigilance Investigation Bureau Ravindra Kumar

Acting on a complaint, a Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) team led by deputy superintendent of police Vinay Kumar Singh raided the official residence of the officer at Magistrate’s Colony and arrested him red handed when he took Rs two lakh in bribe from the complainant, the release said.

The officer had demanded the bribe for releasing Rs 40 lakh to the complainant due to him for supply of desk/bench to a secondary school.

The officer was taken to the regional vigilance office at Muzaffarpur for questioning, the release said adding he will be produced before a designated vigilance court.

PTI

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