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Rajasthan: Medical officer arrested for taking bribe of Rs 12,000


Rajasthan: Medical officer arrested for taking bribe of Rs 12,000

Medical Officer had allegedly accepted Rs 7,000 during the verification of the complaint following which the ACB laid a trap and arrested him taking the remaining Rs 5,000.

Jaipur: A Medical officer associated with a Primary Health Centre (PHC) has been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 5,000.

The incident took place in a PHC in Rajasthan’s Baran district where the medical officer had allegedly demanded an amount of Rs Rs 12,000 for issuing a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for construction work at a sub-health centre in Pipalda Kalan village.

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The ACB Inspector Gyan Chand informed the PTI that the Medical Officer had allegedly accepted Rs 7,000 during the verification of the complaint following which the ACB laid a trap and arrested him taking the remaining Rs 5,000.

Read ALso:Punjab: Senior Medical Officer booked under corruption case for allegedly taking Rs 10,000 as bribe

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The money was recovered from the accused, the ACB officer said.

The role of Block Chief Medical Officer Dr Kamlesh Kumar was also being investigated, Gyan Chand added.

The incidents of taking bribe by medical professionals had surfaced in the past as well.

The Medical Dialogues had reported that the ACB sluth had caught a Medical Officer red-handed when he was accepting the bribe amount of Rs 45,000 from the complainant at PHC Ladnoor in the same district for doing official favour in Hyderabad.

Read Also:Medical Officer caught red handed taking bribe of Rs 45,000

Earlier, an officer attached with the Pre Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) department had been arrested on account of allegedly demanding and collecting Rs 50,000 as bribe from a private radiologist for operating his scanning centres.

The officer, who is also a doctor, was caught red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau.

Read Also: Caught RED Handed: PCPNDT officer arrested for taking Rs 75,000 bribe from Radiologist

 

 

 



Source: PTI
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