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Thane: Two booked for demanding bribe

Updated on: 31 December,2022 10:45 AM IST  |  Thane

The case against the duo was registered by the Thane district rural police

Thane: Two booked for demanding bribe

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Police have registered a case against two persons, including a peon working with a government office in Thane district of Maharashtra, for allegedly separately demanding bribe from a man for getting an order in his favour, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Saturday.

The case against the duo was registered by the Thane district rural police, it said.

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The peon works at the tehsildar office in Shahapur. He demanded Rs 2.5 lakh for arranging a favourable order in connection with a case and making available its copy from the tehsildar. Another accused, a private person, also demanded Rs 3 lakh from him for the same purpose, the ACB said in a statement.

The complainant approached the ACB and lodged a complaint against the duo. Following a probe, the ACB filed the case against them at Shahapur police station on Friday, it added.

Further probe into the case is on.

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