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BDO held on graft charge

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 13:29

Gaya: A Block Development Officer (BDO) was arrested on Thursday on graft charge from his office in Atari block of Bihar`s Gaya district, official sources said.

Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team arrested Atari BDO Kameshwar Prasad Gupta while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a Block Pramukh Jagnarayan Singh, the sources said.

Sinha had lodged a complaint with the vigilance department charging the BDO with demanding bribe for sanction of a solar power plant under a development project, the sources said.

Gupta was brought to Patna for interrogation before being produced in a designated vigilance court, the sources added.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 13:29
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