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 individual was apprehended on Friday by sleuths of the state Anti-Corruption Branch in reference to a probe into the racket, he mentioned.
“The accused had taken money from employees posted at different state government departments, promising them postings and transfers as per their desire. He did so, while he was posted at the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) till 2019.We are probing into the matter,” the ACB officer mentioned.
The individual was a member of the West Bengal State Government Employees’ 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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