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The Anti-Corruption Bureau’s (ACB’s) Pune division has asked the Revenue Department to suspend 56 of its officials allegedly found involved in corrupt practices. The Revenue Department figures on top of the “most corrupt list” prepared by the ACB’s Pune division, which has jurisdiction over the districts of Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur.
According to the ACB statistics, of the total 260 people booked (till November this year), 75 are from the Revenue Department —52 from class three, one from class two, three from class four and the rest from various agencies working under the Department.
Shirish Sardeshpande, SP with ACB (Pune) range, said they had been demanding the suspension of these officials. “The department has informed us that they have suspended 48 officials and action is yet to be taken against eight officials. We are following it up,” he said.
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