Doctor caught accepting bribe



Solan: a medical officer was caught red handed receiving a bribe of Rs 500 from a woman at ESI Hospital, Nalagarh, in lieu of issuing her a maternity fitness certificate on Tuesday. SP vigilance, Shimla, Hardesh Visht, said that Raj Kumar, husband of an employee, complained that the accused, Dr Ashok Kumar, was demanding a bribe of Rs 1,000 to issue his wife a maternity fitness certificate. He said that a team of vigilance laid a trap on the doctor and caught him red-handed with bribe money of Rs 500. The doctor has been arrested after registering a case against him under Prohibition and Anticorruption Act.

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