Senior officer caught taking bribe in MP
The Chief Medical and Health Officer from Agar Malwa district, Madhya Pradesh, was caught by Lokayukta detectives accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a doctor
A senior health official from Agar Malwa district, Madhya Pradesh, was caught red-handed, by Lokayukta detectives, while taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a doctor on Friday.
R C Kuril, Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO), demanded Rs 20,000 from a contractual child specialist for not putting any adverse remark on his extension proposal, Lokayukta Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sunil Talaan said.
Kuril brought it down to Rs 10,000 after negotiation, he said.
Acting on a tip-off, a trap was laid and Kuril was caught red-handed by Lokayukta sleuths taking Rs 10,000 at his official residence from the complainant, said the DSP.
A case has been registered against the CMHO and further investigations are underway, he added.