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3 officials of ST corporation suspended on bribe charges

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BENGALURU: 

Three officials of the Karnataka Maharishi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation have been suspended, Deputy Chief Minister Govind M Karjol said on Sunday. 

Karjol said the action comes after raids by the ACB on the officials and others following bribery allegations related to a government land scheme. ACB officials seized a total of Rs 82 lakh from the corporation’s office and the residences of two developers 

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The corporation’s general manager S S Nagesh, assistant general manager Manjula and office superintendent P D Subbappa were found guilty of dereliction of duty under the Karnataka Civil Services rules.  A criminal case has been filed against them, the DCM said.  

The accused were allegedly buying land for a lower price under a government scheme and selling it at a higher price to realtors.  

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