Bribery: Talegaon Dabhade municipal official held by Maha ACB

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Pune, May 31 (PTI) The chief officer of Talegaon Dabhade Municipal Council in Pune district and one more person were booked by Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau on Monday for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 9 lakh from a contractor for bill processing, an official said.

While chief officer Shyam Poshatti (44) was arrested, the other accused, the council's garden supervisor Vishal Mind (33), was on the run, he said.

'The complainant's firm got some work from Talegaon Dabhade Council. However, after the work was completed, when he asked that his bills be cleared, the duo demanded Rs 9 lakh as bribe. After a probe, Poshatti was arrested and efforts are on to nab Mind,' the ACB official said. PTI SPK BNM BNM

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