Kolkata, Oct 17: An worker of the West Bengal authorities was arrested for allegedly taking bribes from different staffers on the pretext of offering them appropriate postings and transfers, an official mentioned on Saturday. The particular person was apprehended on Friday by sleuths of the state Anti-Corruption Department in reference to a probe into the racket, he mentioned.
“The accused had taken cash from staff posted at completely different state authorities departments, promising them postings and transfers as per their need. He did so, whereas he was posted on the Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO) until 2019.We’re probing into the matter,” the ACB officer mentioned.
The particular person was a member of the West Bengal State Authorities Staff’ Federation, backed by the ruling Trinamool Congress, and is now with the BJP’s Paschimbanga Karmachari Parishad. The state authorities staffer was on Saturday produced earlier than a court docket right here, which remanded him to the ACB custody until October 20, the officer added.
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