Retired Railway official caught red handed accepting bribe

Ujjain (UJN): The Lok Ayukta sleuths caught a retired railway officer red handed accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 here on Tuesday morning. The accused official demanded bribe from a girl for providing her a job as pharmacist in railway board.

The Lok Ayukta inspector Basant Shrivastava informed that Deputy Chief Operating Manager of railway board Suresh Kumar Mehta stayed in Hotel Shanti Palace located on Indore Road. He demanded bribe of Rs 10,000 from complainant Ashok Kumar Vasunia’s daughter for providing her a job of pharmacist in railway board. Applicant girl has done B Pharma.

On the complaint made by Vasunia, Lok Ayukta police approached at the hotel at 11.15 am on Tuesday and caught corrupt railway officer Mehta from hotel’s room accepting bribe of Rs 10, 000.

Accused Mehta assured complainant’s daughter for giving her a job of pharmacist which will earn Rs 40, 000. He also demanded salary of first two years from applicant.

Mehta called applicant at the hotel for giving him bribe. Mehta had retired from railway in December 2013. Lok Ayukta registered a complaint against Mehta under Section 8 of IPC. Some more names will be out in this case.

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