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Madhya Pradesh: Panchayat officer caught while taking bribe of Rs 10K

12:16 AM Nov 24, 2021 | FP News Service

Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh): A team of Jabalpur Lokayukta caught red- handed a block Panchayat officer of Kirnapur Janpad on Tuesday when he was taking a bribe of Rs 10,000, official sources said.

According to reports, a job assistant of Akola, Bhojlal Kodape, complained to the chief executive officer that Sarpanch and her husband had interfered in his work.

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Both of them mounted pressure on him to do as they said. On the grounds of his complaint, the chief executive officer set up a three-member inquiry committee.

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One of the members of the committee was Chhagan Bisen, sources said.

Bisen warned Bhojlal that he would hold a one-sided inquiry and dismiss him from the job.

He also demanded Rs 15,000 from Bhjolal who complained to Lokayukta about it.

A team of Lokayukta police led by inspector Kamal Uike laid a trap and caught Bisen while he was taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from Bhojlal at Janpad office, sources further said.

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