Govt official arrested for taking bribe from service seeker

RAJBIRAJ: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Thursday arrested Chief of Land Reform Office Saptari district on charge of taking bribe from a service seeker.

CIAA said Land Reform Office Chief Prakash Pokharel was held for taking Rs 100,000 as kickback from service seeker today.

SP Kishan Singh Thapa said that Pokharel was apprehended after the victim had lodged complaint against him after he repeatedly asked for bribe for solving their issue.