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Asst engineer gets 7-yr-jail for Rs 1,500 bribe

VADODARA: An assistant engineer of Waghodiya taluka panchayat used to be imprisoned for seven years on Monday for accepting Rs 1,500 bribe in November 2011.

Vasudev Chandratre, who used to be operating within the integrated rural building branch of the panchayat, used to be caught in a entice laid by anti-corruption bureau on November 15, 2011. Complainant Kanti Vasava, who used to be a beneficiary of Indira Awaas Yojana, used to be asked to provide bribe for clearing his govt grant of Rs 45,000. Vasava used to be then sarpanch of Motabharda village and had constructed his area in June 2010 on a land given by govt beneath the scheme.

After the construction of the home, he approached Chandratre a number of instances for clearing his grant quantity. Chandratre inspected Vasava’s area however stored dilly dallying in clearing the quantity. After repeated pleading by Vasava, Chandratre asked him to provide Rs 2,000 money. Vasava gave him Rs 500 and advised him that he's going to the pay closing quantity of Rs 1,500 after few days.

Vasava then informed the ACB which laid a entice in Chandratre’s administrative center. Chandratre used to be then attempted within the additional periods court docket situated at Savli and used to be convicted on Monday.

The court docket of extra periods pass judgement on D J Mehta additionally fined Chandratre of Rs 10,000.

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