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Thane hospital clerk held for taking bribe

PTI | Updated on: Thursday, April 14, 2022, 10:24 AM IST

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Thane: The Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested a clerk working with the Thane Civil Hospital here in Maharashtra for allegedly taking bribe from a person, the ACB said on Thursday.

The 50-year-old accused had allegedly demanded Rs 1,05,000 from the person for facilitating clearance of the latter's bills, the ACB said in a release.

The clerk later agreed for a sum of Rs 60,000.

The victim lodged a complaint with the ACB which laid a trap and nabbed the accused on Wednesday from a hotel in the city where a part payment of Rs 20,000 was made to him, the ACB said.

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Published on: Thursday, April 14, 2022, 10:24 AM IST