Vaishali Jhankar arrested for Rs 8 lakh bribery
Nashik: Nashik’s corrupt education officer Vaishali Zankar has been arrested by the ACB. Vaishali Zankar has been arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh. Jhankar was absconding while shouting at the Thane Bribery Department. In Kalyan and Nashik districts, assets worth crores have been found near Zankar. Almost all the decisions passed during Zankar’s tenure are in doubt. All cases are being investigated.
Bhadrakali police have registered a case against Zilla Parishad Secondary Education Officer Vaishali Veer for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh from an educational institution in Thane. Nashik Zilla Parishad’s corrupt education officer Vaishali Veer Jankar has run to the district court for pre-arrest bail. The education officials, who had absconded from the Thane Bribery Department, were caught red-handed in the raid along with their driver and a teacher while accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh. He has flats in four places namely Murbad, Kalyan Road, Sinnar Nashik Gandhare and Gangapur Road. He has been found to have huge investments in Kalyan.
While Nashik Secondary Education Officer Vaishali Veer was absconding while accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh, a principal was arrested in Nagar district for accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh. This has happened in the medical college at Shrirampur for awarding degree certificate internship certificate to the students of BHMS course. In-charge principal of the college Bapusaheb Harishchandra and clerk Bharti Bapusaheb Ithape were arrested. These two incidents have exposed the depth of corruption in the education sector from primary to higher education.