Published On: Fri, Nov 29th, 2019

RIICO official caught red-handed while taking bribe: ACB

Jaipur: A regional manager of the Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) was arrested on Friday while taking a bribe of Rs 13,000 in state’s Barmer district, an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) official said.

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Accused RIICO official Pyar Chand Salwi had demanded Rs 30,000 as bribe from complainant Dharmendra Kumar Jain for helping him in a land transfer case, ACB ASP Gopal Singh Bhati said.

He said Salwi was caught red-handed while taking the first installment of the bribe. A case has been registered against him under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, said the ASP, adding further investigation is on.

PTI

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