Patna, July 9 (IANS) A man in Bihar has sent a bribe of Rs 500 by registered post to an official of the Bihar Information Commission to ensure speedy processing of his petition, officials said on Saturday.
“Sanoj Mishra, a resident of Khagaria district, has also attached a handwritten letter in Hindi in which he requested the official to help him by ensuring speedy trial of his petition and made it clear that Rs 500 is for sweets for his children,” an official of the commission said.
According to officials, Mishra has addressed the letter to “Bada-babu” of the commission.
The commission has lodged an FIR in the Sachivalya police station in Patna in this connection.
However, top officials of the commission are tight-lipped on the issue.