Engineer arrested

NEPALGUNJ: A team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday arrested Engineer Shyamkaji Piya at Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis red-handed with Rs 80,000 bribe money. CIAA Contact Office Kohalpur SP Dipak Thapa said the anti-graft team had arrested Piya with the bribe money from his office. According to SP Thapa, Piya had sought bribe for allocating budget for blacktopping the road from Kurmi Tole to Chamar Tole in the sub-metropolis. SP Thapa said that Piya had demanded 10 per cent of the fund allocated for the project with Kurmi Chamar Consumers’ Committee Treasurer Bhagat Kasya. The sub-metropolis had allocated Rs 8 lakhs for the project.