Maha: Assistant commissioner of textiles held in bribery case

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Nagpur, Jan 25 (PTI) An assistant commissioner of textiles was arrested on Monday here in Maharashtra in connection with a bribery case, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said.

A PA to commissioner of Textiles was already arrested on November 11 for demanding a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from the owner of a private security agency, it said in a release.

The accused, including assistant commissioner Yogesh Bakre, had allegedly demanded the money to clear the pending bill of the complainant for providing services of security guards at a spinning mill which comes under the Department of Co-operative Marketing and Textile, it said.

A court remanded Bakre in police custody till January 27. PTI COR NSK NSK