Mah: ACB arrests MSEDCL engineer for taking bribe from contractor

Nagpur, May 12(UNI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested an official of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) here for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 30,000 from a contractor, ACB said here on Wednesday in its release.

According to the release deputy executive engineer Gajanan Baliram Dabre (54), posted at Khapa sub-station in Nagpur’s Saoner tehsil, had sought the money from the contractor to accept a report of completion of shifting of some high tension power lines.

The contractor approached the ACB which laid a trap and caught Dabre red-handed on Tuesday while accepting the bribe in his office, it said. An offence was registered against Dabre under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, the release added.