Published On : Tue, Jul 7th, 2020

Education dept head clerk held for Rs 50,000 bribery


Nagpur: A head clerk in the education department was arrested on Tuesday in Nagpur for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, a Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau official said.

He identified the clerk as Upendra Sharadchandra Shrivastav (52).

“The complainant is a peon in a school in Nanda village. He was asked to pay Rs 50,000 by Shrivastav, who is attached to the deputy director”s office, for clearing a form. We laid a trap and held Shrivastav from Balaji Nagar Chowk,” he added.

A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered at Hudkeshwar police station, he said.