Woman doctor in ACB net for taking bribe

According to ACB, Dr Neelima Vitthalrao Tadas had demanded 10 percent of total bill of complainant CGM of FDCM, Ashok Sharma valued at Rs 12,000.

Updated: Jun 12, 2012, 16:02 PM IST

Nagpur: A woman doctor working with the state government dispensary here was arrested by sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1200 for clearing medical reimbursement of a high ranking forest official.

According to ACB, Dr Neelima Vitthalrao Tadas had demanded 10 percent of total bill of complainant Chief General Manager (CGM) of Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM), Ashok Sharma valued at Rs 12,000.

Sharma, a 1979 batch officer of Indian Forest Service was a diabetic and taking regular treatment and medicine.

Dr Neelima was trapped by ACB sleuths yesterday who later conducted searches at her house. She resisted her arrest and even tried to assault two woman police constables on the spot, they said.

Her husband and two sons also reached the spot and tried to create obstacle in the process. Offences under relevant section of the Prevention of Corruption Act were charged against her.

PTI