Published: 05th May 2022
Rajasthan Technical University VC demands Rs 10 lakh bribe from private college; arrested
An investigation is underway on the Vice-Chancellor from whom Rs 21 lakh was retrieved by the Anti Corruption Bureau
Rajasthan's Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested the Vice-Chancellor of Rajasthan Technical University for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh.
A complaint had been registered against the VC Ram Avtar Gupta, claiming that he had demanded Rs 10 lakh as a bribe in order to increase the number of engineering seats in a private college, reported news agency PTI.
The ACB also found Rs 21 lakh in cash at a guest house where Gupta had been staying for the last four days. Bhagwan Lal Soni, Director-General of the ACB, has said that an investigation is underway and the residence of the accused is also being searched.