Madhya Pradesh: Lokayukta team nabs dy engineer red-handed accepting bribe in Burhanpur

After verification, the complaint was found to be correct and on Monday, the accused was caught red-handed accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Monday, January 23, 2023, 09:05 PM IST
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Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh): Indore Lokayukta trapped deputy engineer Kishore Tayade accepting bribe of Rs 3,000 from complainant in Burhanpur district.

According to information, complainant Bheemnath Ingle, 59, of Patoda village in Burhanpur district lodged a complaint with Indore Lokayukta against deputy engineer Tayade posted at Janpad Panchayat, Burhanpur.

According to the complainant, he was involved in construction of Nistar pond (near Bhagwat's farm) in Patonda gram panchayat. The sub-engineer had demanded Rs 1500 per muster for evaluation of the work. He claimed that for the remaining two musters, the accused was demanding Rs 3,000 as evaluation charge.

After verification, the complaint was found to be correct and on Monday, the accused was caught red-handed accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.

Legal action was taken against Tayade after registering case under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act against Tayde.

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