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Former corporator held for demanding Rs 2 L bribe

A BJP leader and former corporator of Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation was arrested by the Anti-Extortion cell of the Thane police, the police said on Friday.

mumbai Updated: Apr 20, 2013 02:17 IST
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A BJP leader and former corporator of Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation was arrested by the Anti-Extortion cell of the Thane police, the police said on Friday.

The arrested leader had demanded and accepted money from a builder, who was adding a few storeys to his building.

Police said there was rampant construction of unauthorised structures in Bhiwandi. In one such construction, the arrested leader had made a demand of Rs2 lakh from a builder to allow him to construct the fourth floor.

First Published: Apr 20, 2013 02:16 IST

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