Graft case: Govt official sent to three-day police custody

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Dharamshala, Oct 25 (PTI) An SDO of the Jal Shakti Department, who was held in a graft case, was sent to three-day police custody by a court here, an official said on Sunday. SDO Kamal Kumar Sharma was allegedly caught taking a bribe of Rs 19,000 from a contractor in Kangra district on Saturday.

Dharamshala DSP (Vigilance) Balveer Jaswal told reporters that the accused was sent to three-day police custody by the court.

The DSP said the matter will be properly investigated the department will also inquire into the assets of the accused. PTI CORR RDK RDK