K'taka Udyog Mitra Executive Officer arrested for taking bribe

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Bangalore, Aug 26 (UNI) Karnataka Udyog Mitra Executive Officer Md Iqbal was arrested yesterday on the charges of accepting bribe for showing official favour.

According to a Lokayukta release here today, the accused demanded Rs 30,000 as bribe from Mr Himanshu of Raichur for clearance of a project to build an Agro based industry in his native. The project was cleared at the Single Window clearance meeting and recommended four acres of land for the project.

However, Iqbal demanded bribe and he was caught red hand while accepting Rs 25,000 in a trap laid by the Lokayukta on getting a complaint from Mr Himanshu.

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