The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) arrested Prashant Bhatkulkar, Medical Store Keeper, Nagpur Municipal Corporation in connection with over Rs 67 lakh stataionery scam in the Health Department of corporation. The team produced him on Wednesday before Judicial Magistrate First Class, who granted him Police Custody Remand (PCR) till February 7.
It may be mentioned here that after registering FIR, Sadar police had arrested five employees in the scam and now Bhatkulkar is the sixth to be arrested.
Meanwhile, NMC formed a committee under the presidentship of Avinash Thakre, Ruling Party Leader in NMC, to conduct the probe. This committee wanted that Commissioner of Police should conduct enquiry into financial irregularities and corrupt practices indulged in by employees in different departments of the corporation.