Nagpur: A Revenue Inspector and Sanitation Worker (Aiwazdar) of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) were trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) red-handed while demanding bribe of Rs 3000 from a plot holder.
According to details, the complainant had in 2014 purchased a 1500 sq ft plot from a developer in Rajgruha Nagar, Nari Road, Nagpur. The complainant approached NMC’s Ashinagar Zone-9 Office for mutation (transferring the plot in the name of complainant) and taxation purpose. He submitted an application with necessary documents. However, the accused Revenue Inspector Sanjay Kamble and Sanitation Worker Mahesh Nagrare demanded bribe of Rs 5000 for doing the job. Taken aback by the bribe demand, the plot-holder approached the ACB and filed a complaint in this regard.
The ACB sleuths, acting on the complaint, laid a trap at office of NMC’s Ashinagar Zone-9. During the trap operation, the ACB sleuths found that the Revenue Inspector Sanjay Kamble and Sanitation Worker Mahesh Nagrare demanding bribe of Rs 5000 from the complainant but showed their readiness to accept Rs 3000 bribe as a compromise deal. The moment both the accused demanded the bribe amount, ACB sleuths caught them red-handed and later registered offences against them with Jaripatka Police Station. The accused Revenue Inspector and Santitation Worker were booked under Prevention of Corruption Act 1988.