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Maharashtra WCD official, accountant held for bribery by ACB

Updated on: 05 May,2021 09:12 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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Thane Unit ACB deputy superintendent of police Mukund Hatote said Ujjwala Patil, district Women and Child Development officer, in Raigad, a Class I post, and Bushan Ghare, an accountant with the district Child Protection Unit, had demanded Rs 4.10 lakh from a contractor

Maharashtra WCD official, accountant held for bribery by ACB

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A Maharashtra Woman and Child Development official and one more person was arrested on Tuesday by the Anti Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a contractor for clearing the latter's bills, an official said.


Thane Unit ACB deputy superintendent of police Mukund Hatote said Ujjwala Patil, district Women and Child Development officer, in Raigad, a Class I post, and Bushan Ghare, an accountant with the district Child Protection Unit, had demanded Rs 4.10 lakh from a contractor who had supplied food to hostels run by the department in Karjat and Kolad.


"After the contractor approached us, we laid a trap and held Patil and Ghare when they accepted the first installment of Rs 1 lakh. They have been charged under Prevention of Corruption Act," he informed.


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