Nashik has ranked third in the state in corruption cases. Nashik unit of Anti-Corruption Bureau has caught 57 culprits red-handed so far while taking bribe.
A total of 329 government officials and employees have been caught across the state in last seven months.
Pune has topped the state with 84 cases, while Nagpur has ranked second with 45 cases and Nashik has ranked third with 44 cases. A total of 329 traps have been successful in state and 458 culprits have been nabbed.
A total of 44 traps have been successful in Nashik division, while three cases regarding disproportionate assets have been registered and six have been caught.
In Nashik division, highest 13 traps have been successful in Ahmednagar district, while 10 in Nashik, 11 at Jalgaon and four at Nandurbar.
Employees working in land records and revenue departments are leading the corrupt. Thereafter, officials and personnel from police and various other government department come.
It has been urged that citizens should contact Nashik Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1064 number in case of demanding of bribe and disproportionate assets (DA).
Number of traps this year
District Traps DA Persons
Pune 84 01 117
Nagpur 54 02 59
Nashik 44 03 47
Amravati 43 0 59
Aurangabad 41 0 59
Nanded 37 0 52
Thane 25 01 39
Mumbai 10 02 16
Total 329 52 105
- Sunil Kadasane, suptdt, Nashik ACB