Govt officer caught red-handed for accepting bribe in Bhaktapur

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday caught red-handed an account officer of a Division Roads Office, Bhaktapur, for accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a contractor.

According to CIAA, Tirtha Basnet demanded bribe from a contractor of Kavre district-based Phoksuntar road construction project assuring him to manage the missing documents for purpose of acquiring the letter of interest.

Acting on a complaint, a CIAA team nabbed Basnet while receiving the amount, CIAA stated in the press release.

Source: Republica