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Haryana/Himachal

Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau Arrests Medical Officer for Bribery

Kaumimarg Bureau | March 30, 2024 08:38 PM

Chandigarh-The Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team arrested Nitish Parwal, a Medical Officer posted at the Municipal Corporation Faridabad, on charges of soliciting a bribe of Rs. 3 lakh. Parwal allegedly demanded the bribe in exchange for issuing a certificate of empanelment as a bulk waste generator. The arrest took place during a late-evening raid conducted by the ACB team, and an FIR (First Information Report) has been registered against him at the Anti-Corruption Bureau Faridabad.

A government spokesperson stated that a tip-off regarding Parwal's demand for a Rs. 3 lakh bribe in exchange for the empanelment certificate was received. Subsequently, the ACB formulated a plan and apprehended him red-handed while accepting the bribe. The entire operation was conducted transparently with witnesses present. The investigation is ongoing, and all evidence is being meticulously collected.

The Bureau's spokesperson urged the public to promptly report any instances of bribe demands from government officials or employees. Reports can be made to the Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau through toll-free numbers: 1800-180-2022 and 1064

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