Cooperative Societies Asst Registrar Held Taking Bribe
Sonepur: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday caught Assistant Registrar of Sonepur Cooperative Societies red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 17,000.
The accused officer has been identified as Ashish Kumar.
According to sources, Ashish had demanded Rs 17,000 from one Manjaya Dharua in order to process a paddy procurement bill. Following this, Dharua lodged a complaint with the anti-corruption wing.
Based on the plaint, the officials laid a trap and caught Ashish red-handed in his office.