Published On: Fri, Jan 3rd, 2020

Civic official held for bribery in Thane

Thane: An official of the birth and death registration cell of Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation in Thane was arrested on Friday for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, police said.

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Acting Deputy Registrar Nitin Rathod (49) had demanded Rs 20,000 from a person who wanted a birth certificate, an official said.

“We organised a trap in the MBMC office today and nabbed Rathod when he accepted money from the complainant. He has been charged under Prevention of Corruption Act,” said Additional Superintendent of Police (Anti Corruption Bureau) Mukund Hatote.

PTI

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