An offence was registered on Tuesday against an official of a local court in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 2,000, an official of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said.
A case has been registered under relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act against the junior clerk of Bhiwandi magistrate court, he said.
The accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 2,000 from the complainant for accepting and numbering four matters filed with the court, the official said.
The complainant approached the ACB’s Thane unit. Following a probe, the allegations were confirmed and the case was registered, he said.