IAS officer Milind Gawade, Adl.Commissioner for the Tribal welfare department and Deputy Commissioner Kiran Mali arrested for Bribe

Maharashtra: IAS officer, Dy Commissioner held for accepting bribe of Rs 12 lakhs from tribal school employees

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the Maharashtra police have arrested an IAS officer and his subordinate, a Deputy Commissioner, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe worth Rs 12 lakh from employees of tribal schools in Paldghar district.

The accused have been identified as 54-year-old Milind Gawade, Additional Commissioner for the Tribal welfare department and 39-year-old Deputy Commissioner Kiran Mali, who's with the same department in Palghar district.

Gawade and Mali had demanded a bribe from 12 employees of tribal schools, ACB officials said.