Published On : Thu, Jun 16th, 2016

NIT’s Junior Clerk in ACB net for bribe of Rs 8000

Rajeshawar Bribe
On the second day of the catch, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday trapped a Junior Clerk in EWS Section of Nagpur Improvement Trust red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 8000 from a woman belonging to Economically Weaker Section who had applied for mutation of a plot of land in her name.

The complainant woman along with her son resides at Plot No. 44 in Prajapati Nagar. The woman had formally applied Nagpur Improvement Trust office for mutation of the said plot of land in her name under Economically Weaker Section category scheme. When the woman and her son met the Junior Clerk in EWS Section of NIT Rajeshwar Dhanraj Lekurwale, he demanded bribe of Rs 10,000 for sending her the Demand Note. Taken aback by the bribe demand, the woman and her son approached ACB and lodged a complaint.

Acting on the complaint, ACB sleuths laid a trap at NIT office. During the trap action, the accused Junior Clerk Rajeshwar Lekurwale accepted Rs 8000 from the woman as settlement amount. As soon as the accused accepted te\he bribe money, ACB sleuths nabbed him red-handed. An offence under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against the Junior Clerk of NIT Rajeshwar Lekurwale.