March 21, 2023

The official allegedly used to cost a fee of 1 per cent on the quantity paid to contractors.


The Gujarat Anti Corruption Bureau on Tuesday mentioned it had seized a document Rs 2.27 crore money from a authorities official who was arrested on July 16 for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1.21 lakh.

Calling it the largest ever seizure in its historical past, the Gujarat anti-corruption bureau, in a launch, mentioned it had additionally recovered 300 grams of gold price Rs 10 lakh from one of many lockers of accused Nipun Choksi, state challenge engineer (Class 2) with the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) workplace in Gandhinagar.

Choksi was held in a entice on July 16 whereas accepting Rs 1.21 lakh after a contractor approached the Anti-Corruption Burau with a bribery grievance.

While Rs 4.12 lakh money was recovered from his house, two financial institution lockers yielded money totaling Rs 74.50 lakh and Rs 1,52,75,000 respectively.

The probe has discovered that Choksi used to cost a fee of 1 per cent on the quantity paid to contractors for work accomplished, the Anti-Corruption Bureau launch knowledgeable.

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