corruptionPriti Pathak

THE Nagpur wing of Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested the President of Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) and a junior clerk for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 13, 00,000 from a government contractor. The accused accepted the bribe amount through cheque and cash.

The accused identified as Atul Ganyarpawar (president) and Mangesh Rajapure (junior clerk).

According to ACB press note, Subhash Dinkarrao Kasangotuwar (45), a government contractor had constructed building of APMC, Charmoshi in Gadhchiroli. He had submitted construction bills in APMC department. For signing on the bill Ganyarpawar allegedly demanded Rs 13, 00,000 from Kasangotuwar. Unwilling to pay the bribe Kasangotuwar registered an FIR on April 21 against Ganyarpawar in ACB.

Kasangotuwar issued Rs five lakh cash and Rs eight lakh through cheque for Bank of India, Chandrapur branch. After verifying the complaint ACB officials arrested the accused.

Badlapur Constable arrested for demanding bribe

A police constable attached to Badlapur police station in Thane district has been arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Thane for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.

According to press note issued by ACB, the complainant had filed a criminal appeal in Kalyan court. But due to some problem he was not attending the court hearing. So court had issued non-bailable warrant against him. For cancellation of the warrant constable Nivritti Mahadeo Patole (50) demanded Rs 3,000 from him. On April 23, 2014 ACB officials laid a trap and arrested Patole while he was accepting bribe Rs 1,500 in Badlapur police station.

RGAY project coordinator arrested in Pune

THE Pune unit of Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested Anant Vaidya, the project coordinator of Rajiv Gandhi Aarogya Yojna (RGAY) of Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Chinchwad, Pune for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,000 from a relative of a patient who was seeking help of the health program for his treatment.

The Press Note issued by the Pune unit of ACB stated that the complainant accompanied his cousin and admitted him to the Lokmanya Tilak hospital Chinchwad on April 21, 2014 for an Angiography test to be done as suggested by the doctor. The treatment was too being done under the Rajiv Gandhi Aarogya Yojna. Once the reports were declared Vaidya asked the complainant to pay him a sum of Rs. 4,000. The complainant approached the Pune unit of ACB and registered FIR against Vaidya.

On the basis of the complaint the ACB officials set a trap at the Lokmanya Tilak hospital on April 22, 2014 and arrested Vaidya while accepting the bribe amount of Rs. 4,000. The investigation into the matter is still in process.


Sarang Ahvad, Superintendent of Police, ACB Pune unit has appealed the people to contact the ACB, Pune if any Government officials or public servants demands the bribe. The ACB can be contacted on the office landline No.: 020 – 26122134020 – 26122134 / 26132802 and on the Toll Free No.: 1420901900.

Pune Constable booked for possessing 61.51% black money

THE suspended police constable Mohammed Hanif Abbas Shaikh attached to Pune city police station had amassed assets estimated to be a 61.51 per cent more than his known income.

On April 23, 2014 the State Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) registered FIR against Shaikh in Chatushringi police station in Pune under several sections of ACB acts.

According to ACB press note issued on April 23, Shaikh was arrested in 2012 while accepting bribe. Since then an enquiry was going on against him. From April 1, 1986 to April 2, 2102 he had earned Rs 41,57,226 through his service, out of which he spent on his family members Rs 23,41,476, he had no proof of remaining Rs 18,15,750.

He has total worth of Rs 43, 72,916 which he cannot earn through his service income. So he earned total 61.51 percent (Rs 25, 57,186) through unknown sources. On April 30, 2014 ACB officials booked him under several sections of ACB act.

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