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Thane tehsildar demands bribe, lands in ACB net

THE ASIAN AGE. | SURESH GOLANI
Published : Oct 18, 2017, 5:32 am IST
Updated : Oct 18, 2017, 5:32 am IST

A case under the relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered in this context.

Badhane, the tehsildar, was allegedly caught red-handed along with mediator Ugale by a team led by police inspector Vaishali Raskar, while accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh.  (Representational Image)
 Badhane, the tehsildar, was allegedly caught red-handed along with mediator Ugale by a team led by police inspector Vaishali Raskar, while accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh. (Representational Image)

Mumbai: Two people, including a tehsildar in Thane district landed, into the custody of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Kisan Badhane (44) and Ram Ugale (34). 

Badhane, the tehsildar, was allegedly caught red-handed along with mediator Ugale by a team led by police inspector Vaishali Raskar, while accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh. They had demanded the bribe from the complainant for issuing a conversion tax order (NA order) with regards to a land in Kashi village of Mira Road in Thane district. 

A case under the relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered in this context.

Tags: anti-corruption bureau, prevention of corruption act, bribe
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)