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ACB police nab Dharwad district Ayush Officer while accepting bribe

Hubballi: Sleuths from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) nabbed Dharwad district Ayush officer Dr. Rajashekhar Gurulingappa Metri while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a doctor.

According to ACB officials, Metri demanded Rs 20,000 from Harishchandra Veeranna Narayanpur, a resident of Annigeri and practicing as an RMP in Annigeri, for not closing down his clinic.

The ACB officials said that the accused had stated Narayanpur has to give Rs 20,000 for him and DHO for not disturbing his practice and not closing down his clinic. The accused had allegedly asked Narayanpur to introduce RMPs practicing like him and arrange a bribe from them also.

The accused Rajashekhar Metri accepted Rs 10,000 as part of the bribe from the complainant and was caught red-handed accepting the remaining Rs 10,000 near Aditya Arcade in Dharwad sitting in his car. ACB team led by ACB Superintendent of Police BS Nemagouda successfully trapped the accused.

DSP Mahantesh Jiddi and Police Inspector Ali A Shaik were part of this operation.

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