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Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests officer from land acquisition department

The officer, arrested through a trap was identified as Dhanaji Patil, who demanded bribe in order to transfer money to the 63-year-old complainant’s account.

pune Updated: Oct 05, 2017 23:18 IST
HT Correspondent
Patil was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 1.25 lakh at the new government administration building in the city.
Patil was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 1.25 lakh at the new government administration building in the city.(HT REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

A high-level government officer from land acquisition department and a computer operator were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) at 5:30 pm on Thursday in Pune for accepting bribe. The officer, arrested through a trap was identified as Dhanaji Patil, who demanded bribe in order to transfer money to the 63-year-old complainant’s account. The computer operator was identified as Sanjay Pandhurang More, 46. Patil was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 1.25 lakh at the new government administration building in the city. The complainant in the case had sold 18 guntha (approximately 0.5 acre) land in Hosewadi area of Khed to the government for road widening. The land was acquired by the government for Rs 83 lakh. Patil had asked for Rs 1.25 lakh as bribe in order to give the money to the complainant.

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