New Delhi. The Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch has arrested the public health inspector of North MCD while accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000. The alleged North MCD health inspector working in the Karolbagh zone took the bribe instead of issuing a health trade license. The accused officer demanded Rs 1.75 lakh for the bribe.
An official press release issued by Special CPSK Gautam of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACP) of the Delhi government said that the public health inspector had issued a health trade license to a spa. In return a bribe of two rupees and a half lakh rupees were demanded.
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This license was issued as Messrs. Fionaz Thai Spa. Rajbir Singh, the complainant, had lodged a complaint with the ACB on December 24. Based on these allegations, the ACB has registered a case under Section 9 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (POC Act) and created a complete trap to arrest the accused.
The arrested accused was identified as Harish Kumar, son of late Veda Prakash, a resident of B-421, Sudarshan Park, near Moti Nagar, Delhi, the ACB said. He is working as a Public Health Inspector in the Health Department of Karolbagh Zone of NDMC. He was arrested with Rs 40,000 out of Rs 2.5 lakh demanded for bribe. The amount of this bribe of 40 thousand rupees has been recovered from him.
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