GREEDY CLERK BEHIND BARS
A lesser representative at the Shivajinagar area and sessions court here ate three money notes of Rs 500 group, which he had acknowledged as an influence, after the state against debasement department (ACB) authorities focused in on him on Thursday evening.
Nonetheless, the ACB authorities figured out how to recuperate the notes. "Our authorities rapidly got the representative to twist and squeezed his nose, following which he drew out the notes," said Sandeep Diwan, director of police, ACB, Pune.
"The notes dirtied with his salivation were recouped and enveloped by a plastic pocket. They are being sent for a substance analyser test as they are significant proof for us for the situation," an ACB authority related with the activity said.
The ACB later captured the assistant, Prasannakumar Bhagwat (50), for supposedly requesting and taking kickbacks of Rs 1,500 from a 31-year-old Bibvewadi inhabitant for giving him a photocopy of a chargesheet for a situation enrolled by his sibling with the Bibwewadi police.
As indicated by the ACB official, the complainant had drawn closer Bhagwat seven days back with the solicitation for the photocopy of the chargesheet. Regularly, such photocopies are sans given of expense to those related with a case like the complainant, injured individual, charged or witnesses, he said.
In any case, Bhagwat made the complainant visit his office in the court premises a few times and continued promising to give him the photocopy. During one such visit, Bhagwat purportedly requested Rs 1,500 from the complainant to issue the photocopy, the ACB authority said. The complainant moved toward the ACB.
An ACB group originally confirmed the renumeration request and got the complainant to hit an arrangement with the assistant for making the installment around 4pm close to the passageway of court no. 5. The ACB laid a snare at the spot.
The ACB men focused in on Bhagwat not long after he acknowledged the three cash notes from the complainant. Detecting inconvenience, Bhagwat quickly ate the notes and began biting them. Notwithstanding, the authorities got him to hurl the notes.
An offense of criminal wrong doing by a local official and different charges under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been enrolled with the Shivajinagar police.