District Cooperative Central Bank CEO held for accepting bribe of Rs 27,000

By: | Published: August 9, 2017 10:32 PM

A top official of the District Cooperative Central Bank (DCCB) in Durg was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau officials today for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 27,000 for extending an official favour.

District Cooperative Central Bank NEWS, District Cooperative Central Bank CEO, District Cooperative Central Bank BRIBE DCCB Chief Executive Officer CEO Vinod Gupta (52) was allegedly taking the bribe from a stationery supplier. (Representational image/Reuters)

A top official of the District Cooperative Central Bank (DCCB) in Durg was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau officials today for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 27,000 for extending an official favour. DCCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vinod Gupta (52) was allegedly taking the bribe from a stationery supplier for clearing his pending bill of Rs 1,89,263 related to printing works, an ACB official here told PTI.

The complainant, a native of Kohka area in Durg, runs a cooperative printing press which deals in printing of stationery material for cooperative banks, he said. The agency set a trap after the stationery supplier approached them. Gupta was booked under various sections of Prevention of Corruption Act and further investigation is on.

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