Rajshree Rajpat Palande
Rajshree Rajpat Palande

Ranjit Mahanti

THE Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB), Mumbai have arrested Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor Rajshree Rajpat Palande and her personal assistant (PA) Sunil Govindram Khanna for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from the complainant.

According to an ACB official, 45-year-old Rajshree Palande is councilor from ward no-144 in Chembur. The complainant is also attached with a political party and resident of same area. The complainant’s relative is having 20×60 feet open plot near Shalimar petrol pump at Chembur in his possession since 1998 and he is running garage on the said plot. He had constructed temporary shed on plot. In the year 2013 BMC M/West ward had taken action on complainant.

On February 12, 2015 BMC again issued notice under MRTP act to the complainant and demolished the shed on February 14, 2015. On February 16 both the accused called complainant and demanded Rs. 5, 00,000 cash and a gala on said plot as bribe for not to take further action against him and cancel the MRTP notice.

The harassed complainant registered a complaint at the ACB office. On Friday, ACB officials laid a trap at C G Gidwani road, Chembur and nabbed Sunil Khanna (45) while accepting Rs.50, 000 the first installment on instruction of Rajshree Palande.

Later, the officials also arrested Rajshree Palande from her office.

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9 years ago

akela bhai allways first braking news,,….