Jabalpur: WRD auditor held accepting Rs 15K for releasing Rs 12L security deposit

The SP said that a team led by AV Singh nabbed the auditor at his office when he was taking the amount from the contractor.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 11:59 PM IST
article-image
Sandeep Maske |

Bhopal / Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): The Economic Offences Wing has caught an auditor posted in the water resources department, Jabalpur, for accepting monetary gratification from a contractor, said officials on Thursday.

The auditor was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 15,000 from the contractor.

Superintendent of police Devendra Singh Rajput told media that contractor Narendra Singh Parihar had approached EOW with a complaint against the auditor Sandeep Maske. Singh had alleged that the auditor Maske was demanding the bribe of Rs 15,000 to release his security deposit of Rs 12 lakh.

The SP said that a team led by AV Singh nabbed the auditor at his office when he was taking the amount from the contractor. The team also conducted searches at his office and seized important documents.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Bhopal: Registration of cooperatives to be online; Visit http: icmis.mp.gov.in

Bhopal: Registration of cooperatives to be online; Visit http: icmis.mp.gov.in

Madhya Pradesh: Nabbed after 9 yrs, abduction & murder accused escapes from custody; three cops...

Madhya Pradesh: Nabbed after 9 yrs, abduction & murder accused escapes from custody; three cops...

Bhopal: Teacher asks student to take off dirty uniform; suspended

Bhopal: Teacher asks student to take off dirty uniform; suspended

Bhopal: PFI activists eyeing Sheopur as hub to connect with UP, Rajasthan

Bhopal: PFI activists eyeing Sheopur as hub to connect with UP, Rajasthan

Bhopal: CM directs removal of Jhabua DSO, orders probe against him

Bhopal: CM directs removal of Jhabua DSO, orders probe against him