Kota:Three persons, including an Assistant Mining Engineer (AME) were today arrested in connection with a bribery case here, police said.
While foreman, Jagdish Prashad Meena was arrested by the Anti-corruption Bureau from Kota and Bundi for demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000, AME Devilal Bansiwal and Anand Singh Rajawat, an agent at the mining office were arrested with bribe amounts of Rs 5,000 and Rs 7,000 respectively, they said.
The bribe was accepted to issue ‘Short Term Permit (STP)’ for digging pebbles and stones in mining area to a private contractor Hari Prashad Dhakar hailing from Bundi, police said.
The bribe amount of Rs 12,000 was also recovered from their possession, police said, adding, searches are being conducted at the AME’s residence at Udaipur, police said.
The three would be produced in the ACB court tomorrow, they added.