Published On : Tue, May 6th, 2014

Govt Ayurved College Dean, officials booked by ACB for misusing powers & taking bribes

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The then Dean and Professors provided a land of Government Ayurved College to “Chillar Dukandar Sangh” (Small Shopkeepers’ Association) members by misusing their powers and thereby taking hefty bribes from them.

Nagpur News: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Nagpur Police on Tuesday (May 6) has booked top officials including the then Dean and Professors of Government Ayurved College, Nagpur on the charges of misusing their powers and thereby taking hefty bribes from “Chillar Dukandar Sangh” (Small Shopkeepers’ Association) members in lieu of providing them a land of Government Ayurved College. The officials not only indulged in the illegal act but also cheated the Government by submitting a fraudulent report in this regard with the sole intention of misleading the Government. The ACB action follows after an ongoing investigation into the matter revealed the role of these officials in the dubious episode. The offences have been registered against these officials at Sakkardara Police Station.

According to ACB, the high-ranking accused include Dr Pramod Vasudevrao Salve, the then Reader (Class-II, now suspended), Dr N N Ingle, Dean (Class-I, now retired), resident of Plot No. 102, Ayurvedic Layout, Umred Road, Nagpur, Dr Prakash Hiralal Khaparde, Professor (Class-I), resident of Indora Machine Mohalla, Bezonbagh, Nagpur, Dr Prakash Uttamrao Deshmukh, Professor (Class-I) of R A Poddar Medical (Ayurved) College, Warli, Mumbai, original resident of Pannase Layout, Bhamti Nagpur, Dr Rajendra Gajananrao Wagh, Retired Reader (Class-I, Government Ayurved College), resident of 152, Old Subhedar Layout, Nagpur, and Dr Baliram Tejram Parshuramkar, Retired Associate Professor (Class-I), resident of 119, Ulhasnagar, Manewada Road, Nagpur. All these officials have been booked under Sections 13(1) (C) (D) Sub Section 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988.

Searches at the residences of the accused have been going on and further probe is under way, said the ACB.

The above action was taken by PI Raj Bahadure and his team under the guidance of Vasant Shirbhate, DCP/SP Anti-Corruption Bureau and Sanjay Purandare, Additional Superintendent of Police.