BDO arrested by Jharkhand ACB while accepting bribe

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Bokaro (Jharkhand), Nov 13 (PTI) A block development officer (BDO) in Bokaro district was arrested by the Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Friday while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a person, an official said.

Bermo's Sub-Division Police Officer (SDPO) Anant Kumar said that the BDO of Nawadih P C Das was arrested by the ACB team on charge of taking bribe.

ACB sources said that the BDO had demanded a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a woman to allow her to open a PDS shop.

An ACB team caught the BDO red-handed when he was allegedly accepting the bribe, the sources said. PTI IKD RG RG