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Maha: Gram Panchayat Member Held For Accepting Rs 25,000 Bribe In Palghar District

On Wednesday, an ACB official said that a member of a village gram panchayat from the Palghar district of Maharashtra was nabbed for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 for issuing a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for official work,

Maha: Gram Panchayat Member Held For Accepting Rs 25,000 Bribe In Palghar District
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A member of a village gram panchayat from Palghar district of Maharashtra was nabbed for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 for issuing a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for official work, an ACB official said on Wednesday.  
         
A private driver was also detained for the crime, he said.
        
The gram panchayat member was nabbed near a wine shop located on the Boisar-Chillar road on Tuesday while he was accepting Rs 25,000 from the complainant, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) official said. 
        
A case is being registered against the panchayat member and the driver under the Prevention of Corruption Act, he added.

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