Published On: Wed, Dec 25th, 2019

Mining dept engineer arrested for taking bribe in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A superintendent engineer of the mining and geology department was caught red-handed when taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh in Rajasthan’s Kota district on Wednesday, an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) official said.

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According to a complaint filed by contractor Rajendra Kumar, the accused, Panna Lal Meena, had demanded Rs 2 lakh from him for favour in a project.

The deal was settled at Rs 1 lakh, Bundi district ACB DSP Tarunkant Somani said.

He said the accused was caught red-handed on Wednesday when accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe.

The money was recovered and a case was registered against the accused under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

PTI

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