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ACB arrests sub-registrar for taking Rs2,500 bribe

mumbai Updated: Jun 04, 2016 11:26 IST

MUMBAI: Officials of the anticorruption bureau (ACB) arrested a sub-registrar on Friday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs2,500. “The complainant in the case is a freelance agent. He was seeking registration of his client’s gift deed. The accused, Babasaheb Samudre, 47, demanded a bribe of Rs2,500, even though the legal fees for such a registration — Rs200 — was already paid by the e-chalan service,” said an ACB officer. The complainant then approached the ACB after which the anti-graft body verified the case. A trap was laid on Friday in which the accused was caught.

First Published: Jun 04, 2016 11:26 IST