Woman clerk from Thane school held for taking bribe

The accused allegedly demanded Rs 5,000 from a person to issue a Class 10 pass marks list, school leaving certificate and later agreed to take Rs 3,900.

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Press Trust of India | Aug 11, 2022 - 5:14 p.m. IST
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Thane: The Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested a 43-year-old woman clerk from a private school in Maharashtra's Thane city for allegedly taking bribe, the ACB said on Thursday.

The accused, Archana Patil, had allegedly demanded Rs 5,000 from a person to issue a Class 10 pass marks list and school leaving certificate and later agreed to take Rs 3,900, ACB police inspector Sushma Patil said in a release.

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The person lodged a complaint with the ACB which laid a trap on Wednesday at the school and nabbed the clerk while accepting the bribe amount of Rs 3,900, the official said. A case was registered against the accused under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, the official said.


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