Madhya Pradesh: Revenue official caught taking Rs 10,000 bribe in Damoh

The complainant tipped off the Lokayukta, and the accused official was caught red-handed.

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, November 03, 2021, 06:52 PM IST
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Damoh (Madhya Pradesh): The Lokayukta police on Wednesday caught a revenue inspector while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 for releasing ex-gratia payment to a man in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district, an official said.

Revenue inspector Manoj Tantuvay had allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 commission for releasing Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to the complainant for the death of his father, Lokayukta inspector Manju Singh said.

The complainant tipped off the Lokayukta, and the accused official was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe amount at a market in the city, she said.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigations are underway, the official added.

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