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Rajasthan: Education dept official held for taking Rs 50,000 bribe


Jaipur: The Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday arrested an official of the education department for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, officials said.
Praveen Saxena, an additional administrative officer in the District Education Officer's office in Sawai Madhopur, had demanded a bribe of Rs 75,000 from the complainant in lieu of taking action on a complaint filed in the DEO's office, an ACB official said.
The complainant approached the ACB, following which a trap was laid and the accused was caught accepting Rs 50,000 as a bribe, he said.
Subsequently, Saxena was placed under arrest under the Prevention of Corruption Act, the official said.(PTI)

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