District Cooperative Officer held on graft charge

August 2, 2016, 2:46 PM
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The vigilance sleuths today arrested a District Cooperative Officer Sandeep Kumar Thakur on graft charge from Bihar’s Purnia district, a release said.

Acting on a complaint, a Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) team laid a trap and caught Thakur red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 at his office from one Md Mehboob Alam, the complainant in this trap case, the release said.

The tainted District Cooperative Officer had demanded the bribe for release of Rs 3,00,000 to the complainant, it said.

Thakur was being brought to Patna for interrogation before his production before a designated court for judicial remand, the release added.

SOURCE –business-standard

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