Engineer booked on graft charges in UP

A charge sheet has been filed against an executive engineer attached to the state Jal Nigam for allegedly offering a bribe to the district magistrate here, officials said Wednesday.

Updated: Mar 02, 2011, 16:35 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A charge sheet has been filed
against an executive engineer attached to the state Jal Nigam for allegedly offering a bribe to the district magistrate here, officials said Wednesday.
According to the prosecution, S K Bhardwaj was arrested
when he tried to bribe district magistrate Santosh Kumar by
offering him Rs 50,000 as a "gift" for New Year on January 1
this year.
The district judge, hearing the case, dismissed the bail
plea of the accused and fixed March 11 as the next day of
hearing, said officials.

PTI