Maha ACB arrests 2 Katol civic officials for bribery

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Nagpur, Feb 7 (PTI) Two town planning officials of Katol Municipal Council in Nagpur were arrested by Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, an official said on Sunday.

Assistant town planner Dinesh Gaikwad and town planning assistant Vipin Bhandakkar were held on Saturday for demanding money from a man who wanted to mortgage a plot, he said.

'The accused demanded Rs 2.5 lakh to issue an NOC.

After the man approached the ACB, a trap was set on Saturday and the two were held while accepting a sum of Rs 1 lakh. They have been charged under Prevention of Corruption Act,' he added. PTI COR BNM BNM