Bhilwara: A village official was arrested
on Wednesday for allegedly seeking sexual favours and Rs 1,000 as
bribe from a woman here, the anti-corruption bureau said.
Pooran Singh, posted as Gram Sewak at Sadaramji Ka Kheda,
demanded cash and sexual favour from the woman for releasing
the final instalment of the total amount of Rs 45,000
allotted to her for housing under the Indira Gandhi Awas
Yojna, the anti-graft officials said.
The woman also claimed that earlier he took Rs 2,000 and
also indulged in sexual activities with her for releasing two
Singh was again making similar demands to release the
final installment, following which the woman went to the ACB
office yesterday to register a complaint, they said.
After verification of the complaint, a trap was laid to
nab him, the officials said.
"Tonight, Pooran reached the house of the complainant and
received Rs 1,000 bribe and asked her to come inside a room
with him, but in the meantime an ACB team caught him.
"We have recovered the amount and he has been placed
under arrest. Another woman has levelled the same allegations
against him," an official said.