Published On : Sat, May 10th, 2014

School secretary arrested in graft case

Nagpur News : Universal Public School, Jaffarnagar, Secretary, Anita Ashok Rangari, 45, a resident of, B 14/8, Government Quarters, Ravinagar, Nagpur and Praful Suresh Sonkusare, 26, Shikshan Sevak, Universal Public School have been arrested on the charges of accepting bribe of ` 200,000/ on May 10 by Anti Corruption Bureau.

According to Press release , Shrikant Kullarkar is working as Shikshak Sevak from January 7, 2011 at Unviversal Public School. For appointing him to the post of Shikshak Sevak, Anita Rangari took from him a sum of ` 11, 00,000/ in instalments from 2011 to 2013, it is alleged. After appointing Kullarkar on the post of Shikshak Sevak, Ragari also got approval for the post from education department. For regularising him on the post she again demanded ` 400,000/ for bringing approval for regularising from the department. She also threatened him that if he does not pay she will dismiss him from the post and appoint some other person. The complainant was exasperated by this fresh demand. Therefore, he lodged a complaint with ACB, Nagpur against Anita Rangari.

As Anita had asked the complainant to bring money to her house and so a trap was laid there. When the complainant reached her house, she asked him to pay the money to her colleague, Shikshan Sevak, Praful Sureshrao Sonkusare. He paid the money accordingly and signalled the ACB team.

The team arrested the accused Praful red handed and arrested Anita Rangari too. An offence is registered at Ambazari police station under sections 7, 12, 13 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act.

The action was carried out under the guidance of police deputy commissioner/police superintendent, Vasant Shirbhate, additional police superintendent, Harishchandra Reddiwar and Sanjay Purandare by police deputy superintendent, Narendra Hiware, Uttam Nilesh Barve, police constable, Dinesh Adhapure, Pramila Gaikwad, Komal Gujar and Pramod Giri.