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Jailer, agent arrested for allegedly demanding, accepting bribe: Maha ACB

Devdiscourse News Desk thane India
Updated: 06-01-2019 00:14 IST

An official attached to the Adharwadi Jail in Kalyan in the district was Saturday arrested along with another person for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, a Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau official said. Sub Jailer Arun Madne (49) had demanded Rs 10,000 from a person who wanted to meet his son who is an Adharwadi Jail inmate, ACB Thane Unit Superintendent of Police Mahesh Patil said. Following a complaint, a trap was laid and Madne and his agent Kishore Kale (45), who came to collect the bribe, were nabbed, Patil told PTI. A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act had been registered with Khadakpada police station in Kalyan and further probe was on, he said.

(With inputs from agencies.)