Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)

Govt official arrested for bribery


The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday caught the chief accountant of Sardar Patel Medical College (SPMC) in Bikaner district allegedly for accepting a bribe of ₹50,000.

The accused, Kamal Kumar Goyal, had demanded the money as commission to pass the bills of a company that supplied oxygen cylinders to the medical college, said Gagandeep Singla, superinten­dent of police, ACB, Bikaner.

On Monday, the owner of the company, Rajesh Goyal, approached ACB. In his complaint with the ACB, Rajesh Goyal stated that his company supplied oxygen cylinder worth ₹63.50 lakh to the medical college.

He alleged that Kamal Kumar

Goyal, the chief accountant of the medical college, has been demanding ₹64,000 as 1% commission against passing the bills, but settled for ₹50,000.

After verificati­on of his complaint, a trap was laid and the accountant was caught redhanded while taking the bribe Rs 50,000, Singla said, adding that the accused was arrested.

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