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In Mumbai: Andheri RTO officer uses sign language to demand bribe, arrested

MUMBAI CITY NEWS: The Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) said that Rajesh Pandurang Lokhande would use signs to ask for bribes.

mumbai Updated: Jun 09, 2017 17:22 IST
Pratik Salunke
Pratik Salunke
Hindustan Times
Lokhande was caught accepting Rs 4,000 while his agent was caught accepting Rs 6,000 at the RTO office in Andheri.
Lokhande was caught accepting Rs 4,000 while his agent was caught accepting Rs 6,000 at the RTO office in Andheri.(HT)

A senior clerk of the Andheri Regional Transport Office (RTO) was arrested along with his accomplice in a Rs10,000 graft case on Tuesday.

The Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) said that Rajesh Pandurang Lokhande would use signs to ask for bribes. “The accused demanded a G-Form, a term used to demand bribe,” said a senior ACB officer.

The complainant in the case was seeking a rickshaw permit from the Andheri RTO. “The complainant’s relative won a rickshaw permit in a lottery.

The complainant had acquired the power of attorney to collect the permit,” said the officer.When asked for the bribe, the complainant approached the ACB, after which a trap was laid. Lokhande was caught accepting Rs 4,000 while his agent was caught accepting Rs 6,000 at the RTO office in Andheri. The anti-graft body is investigating if others are involved in the case.