Thane, Mar 16 (PTI): An engineer with the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation in Palghar district was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau on Tuesday for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, an official said.
VVMC Junior Engineer Nilesh Kore had demanded Rs 30,000 from a contractor to not take action against three illegal constructions carried out by the latter, the official said.
“After we got a complaint, we laid a trap and held Kore when he accepted Rs 30,000 from the contractor. He has been charged under Prevention of Corruption Act,” he added.
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