The Nasik unit of Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Sahebrao Babaji Velge a program assistant, Continuous Education Department, Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000.
According to the press note issued by the ACB, the complainant approached the accused to appoint him as a Sepoy in the Mahatma Phule Ashram a Tribal School, in Ahmednagar. Velge get ready to appoint him but demanded Rs. 3,50,000 as a bribe and Rs. 50,000 as token money to begin the procedure. The complainant approached ACB and registered FIR against Belge. On April 21, ACB laid a trap and arrested Velge around 8.15 pm at hotel Garva, attached to the Nagar- Aurangabad road while accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000.
The matter was invested under the guidance of Dr. Shashikant Mahavarkar, assistant commissioner of police and B S Jadhav, additional superintendent of police by A R Durve, Rajendra Panditrao Malvi, V. D. Mudtak, Vasant Vahal, and Sripad Singh Thakur and others of ACB, Ahmednagar.
The ACB Nashik has appealed to the citizens to approach the ACB if any government official or any other person in their name demands bribe. The ACB can be contacted on the following numbers. ACB Nashik: 0253 – 2575628/ 2578230 and 9158242424, ACB Jalgaon: 02572 – 235477 and 8806445101/ 8806447661, ACB Ahmednagar: 0271 – 2423677 and 9421967800, ACB Nandurbar: 02564 – 230009 and 9423845212, ACB Dhule: 02562 – 234020 and 8007539058.