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Delhi HC issues notice on disabled person’s plea on bribery demand

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The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Social Welfare Department of the Delhi government on a petition filed by a person with disability, who has levelled bribe allegations against a government staff for verifying his documents for disability pension, reports IANS.

Justice V. Kameswar asked the director of the Social Welfare Department to file an affidavit within four weeks. During the course of the hearing, the court also asked Advocate Naushad Khan, who appeared on behalf of the Delhi government, to name the employee who has demanded the bribe.

The petitioner Amit Goyal is a person with 50 percent disability and had filed an application furnishing all documents for a disability pension on May 8, 2018, under the pension scheme of the Delhi Government, as per the PIL.

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