MP: Govt official caught taking Rs 20,000 bribe from farmer

MP: Govt official caught taking Rs 20,000 bribe from farmer

Gwalior (MP), Mar 3 (PTI) The Lokayukta police of
Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday caught a clerk from the revenue
department while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a farmer
here for transferring a land title, an official said.

The Lokayukta police had received a complaint that
Shrikrishna Bohre, a clerk from the revenue department, had
demanded Rs 30,000 for transferring land title from the
complainant, who owns a land in Bhind district, Lokayukta
police inspector Kavindra Singh Chouhan said.

The accused had later settled for Rs 20,000 and had
called the complainant to a hospital to hand over the bribe
amount, the official said.

Bohre was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe
at a hospital in Gwalior in the morning hours, he said.

A case has been registered against the accused under
the Prevention of Corruption Act and further action will be
taken in this regard, the official added. PTI COR ADU
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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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