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Naib Tehsildar arrested for taking Rs 1 lakh bribe

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A Naib Tehsildar posted at Dhule Collector’s office was arrested for allegedly accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe from a complainant
corruptionNashik: A Naib Tehsildar posted at Dhule Collector’s office was arrested for allegedly accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe from a complainant, the ACB said today.

The accused, identified as Subhash Baburao Dixit was nabbed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials at his Kulvahivaat office in the collectorate premises yesterday, an ACB statement said.

Dixit had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from the complainant to seek permission to purchase and sell land in different blocks of Dhule district.

The ACB officials laid a trap and caught Dixit’s clerk Hilal Shivram Sonawane red-handed while he allegedly accepted the amount on his behalf.

Both Dixit and Sonawane were arrested by the ACB, the statement said, adding that Rs 1,42,500 were also recovered from a cupboard in Dixit’s office.

PTI

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