Clerk held on graft charges in Uttar Pradesh
A revenue clerk was arrested on graft charges in Bareilly (UP) on Thursday. He was arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a villager.
The accused has been identified as Lekhpal Bhanu Pratap Singh of the Consolidation Department. The Naresh Chand of Labheda village complained to an anti-corruption team that the accused had allegedly demanded a bribe from him for some work. Following which, a trap was laid to nab him.
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As soon as he accepted the bribe, police arrested him. Superintended of Police (SP), Abhinandan Singh, told the media sources that Lekhpal Bhanu Pratap Singh has been nabbed by the police. Also, a case has been registered at the Baradari Police Station.