Published On: Thu, Oct 3rd, 2019

Education dept official held while taking bribe from student

Thane: An official of the education department has been arrested by the anti-corruption bureau of Thane Police for allegedly accepting a bribe from a student. The accused was identified as Hirman Mali, an education inspector.

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The student had got admission to a junior college for std XI, but he wanted to switch to a college near his house, an ACB release said here. Mali allegedly told him that he can manage that if the boy paid him Rs 5,000.

The student filed a complaint, after which the ACB laid a trap and Mali was allegedly caught red-handed while taking the money at his office on Tuesday. He was booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Further probe was on.

PTI

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