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Govt official arrested for taking bribe

Singrauli: A senior official of the local municipal corporation was arrested today while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1.10 lakh to clear pending bills of an education society, said the Lokayukta Police.

The action against C P Pandey, Deputy Commissioner of the Singrauli Municipal Corporation, was taken on a complaint filed by the Soch Education and Welfare Society, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devesh Pathak. According to the complaint, the 59-year-old officer had allegedly demanded Rs 1.10 lakh for approving bills of Rs 37 lakh submitted by the society, Pathak said.

"We caught Pandey red-handed while taking Rs 1.10 lakh as bribe at his office. An FIR has been registered in this matter. Further investigation is underway," he added.

Pathak said the society has been working in the field of solid waste management and its contract with the municipal corporation ended in July this year.However, its two bills of Rs 37 lakh were pending with the corporation for clearance and Pandey was asking for bribe for clearing this amount, he added.

Country comes first after donning uniform

Shivpuri: The personal identity after wearing uniform changes into the identity of force, the country comes first then force and then comes family as personal issues are not above the country and should serve the country in the best possible manner, said special guest of the occasion Inspector General Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Central Frontier PS Paapta at Non GD (General Duty) class four convocation and oath taking ceremony of 265 new officers of ITBP at India Tibet Border Police recruit training center at Karera. He said that the grilling 24 week training which comprises of hard training at intense hot places and after the completion of training passing through training platform and salute makes him proud and praised the duty. The ITBP is considered as one of the highly specialized security forces in the world having its primary duty of guarding India China border.

BHEL organises Speech programme

Bhopal: BHEL Bhopal organised a Speech by LC Awasthi, under the aegis of Vigilance Awareness Week 2017 Celebrations. The Speech program was organised in the auditorium of LNCT Engineering college. AGM (Vigilance) Amit Sharma, welcomed all the guests. The chief guest of the ceremony, LC Awasthi addressed the students and said in his speech that “Vision of corruption free India can be achieved only by bringing fairness and transparency in all dealings”. AGM (HRDC) Amitabh Dubey proposed the vote of thanks. The ceremony was conducted by KV Padmaja, Dy Mgr (HRDC) along with the students of the college. Principal of LNCT (E) VK Sahu also graced the occasion. Officers of vigilance department viz. Sanjay Dhavle, Shri Pankaj Jha, BN Choudhary and Sr Engr (HRDC) Meenakshi were also present on this occasion.




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