Jr engineer arrested while taking bribe: ACB

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Jaipur, Mar 15 (PTI) A junior engineer of the Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 in Rajasthan's Alwar district on Monday.

The accused engineer Naveen Kumar Dua had demanded the bribe from a contractor to clear his bills against construction works, Rajasthan’s Anti-Corruption Bureau Director General B L Soni said.

After verification of the contract’s complaint against the engineer, a trap was laid and the accused was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 20,000, the ACB DG said.

A search of his residence in Alwar was also started, he said, adding the accused has been placed under arrest under the Prevention of Corruption Act. PTI SDA RAX RAX