Himachal official arrested for accepting bribe

Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) A government official was arrested Friday allegedly for accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000 from a contractor, police said.

‘A junior engineer of the Public Works Department was caught red-handed when he was accepting Rs.100,000 from a contractor in the Spiti Valley,’ Director General of Vigilance D.S. Manhas told reporters here.

Manhas identified the engineer as Kishan Chand Chaudhary.

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