Jalgaon: A Circle Officer was caught Wednesday while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000
from a farmer here in North Maharashtra, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sources said.
Sudhakar Ganpat Kharche, the Circle Officer posted at Bhusawal tehsil of the district, had demanded Rs 15,000 from a farmer for entering his name in revenue documents after he
bought a piece of agriculture land, the sources said.
The farmer lodged a complaint with the ACB which laid a trap and caught Kharche accepting the money at his bungalow here this evening, they said.
The Circle Officer has been arrested under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.