Panchayat secretary held for graft

Panchayat secretary Awadhesh Kumar was arrested on Friday by the state Vigilance Bureau while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 in Bihar.

Patna: A panchayat secretary Awadhesh Kumar was arrested on Friday by the state Vigilance Bureau while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a teacher at
Mahipura in Bihar`s Vaishali district, ADG (Vigilance) P K
Thakur said.

Acting on a complaint from the teacher Jaswant Kumar
that the secretary had sought bribe to clear his arrears, a
vigilance team caught Awadhesh Kumar red-handed.

Awadhesh Kumar was being brought here for
interrogation.

PTI

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