ACB arrests forest officer for taking ₹5.30 lakh bribe

The Mumbai Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) held an assistant conservator of forests (ACF) attached with Thane range for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of ₹5.30 lakh from a junior officer. The ACB also found a large amount of cash and several alcohol bottles from the accused Baliram Kolekar’s drawer. A junior officer of the forest department was the complainant.