Nashik ZP official accused of bribery surrenders

New Delhi, August 13 (PTI): A Nashik Zilla Parishad official whose aide and driver were held allegedly taking a bribe on her behalf surrendered on Friday and was remanded in police custody for one day, officials said.

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The Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau had nabbed ZP primary teacher Pankaj Dashpute and driver Dnyaneshwar Yeolo red-handed on August 10 while taking a bribe of Rs 8 lakh from a man running an educational institute.

An ACB probe showed the bribe was taken on behalf of Nashik Zilla Parishad (ZP) education officer (Secondary Education) Dr Vaishali Pankaj Vir-Zankar (44).

Vir Zankar, who was on the run since Dashpute and Yeole were nabbed, surrendered on Friday, an official said.

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Source: PTI