Published On: Wed, Sep 11th, 2019

Official held taking bribe in Rajasthan’s Churu

Jaipur: A private assistant of an executive engineer posted at the Public Works Department (PWD) in Rajasthan’s Churu district was arrested allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 3,000 on Wednesday, an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) spokesperson said.

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Ashok Kumar Joshi had allegedly demanded the bribe from contractor Bhanwar Singh to get him a permanent PWD contract registration. The complaint lodged by the contractor was verified and the accused was arrested taking a bribe of Rs 3,000, the spokesperson said.

A case has been registered against the accused under the Prevention of Corruption Act and further investigation is on.

PTI

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