Telecom official held for graft in Kota

A top official of the Rajasthan Telecom department was arrested here after he was caught red handed accepting bribe.

Kota: A top official of the Rajasthan Telecom department was arrested here after he was
caught red handed accepting bribe, a senior officer said on Friday.

Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) apprehended Telecom District Manager (TDM) of Bundi district, Shravan Kumar, from Kota bus stand yesterday noon and recovered Rs 42,500 from his briefcase, Additional SP, ACB, Kelash Singh Sandu said.
Kumar had allegedly received the amount from various contractors and was on his way to his home town in Gorakhpur. Sandu said Kumar was unable to explain the source of the
recovered amount.

"We are investigating bank accounts of the accused and have sent a report to higher authorities for further action," he said.

PTI