Principal of the Guru Nanak Khalsa College in Matunga, Ajit Singh Amar Singh Teti, 63, was admitted to Sion hospital on Friday after he complaint to anti-corruption bureau (ACB) official for high blood pressure and several other health complication.
Teti and his assistant were arrested on Thursday by ACB for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs25,000 for admission of a student to the science stream in class XII under the management quota.
Director general of police, Pravin Dixit of ACB, confirmed that Teti has been admitted to Sion hospital as he was not feeling too well.
"Teti is not cooperating in the investigation and showing a lot of health complication. As per the preliminary investigation, it seems that they have taken money from several other students for admission that we are verifying and checking the admission list of the management quota," said an ACB officer.
The ACB had also recovered unaccounted Rs4 lakh cash apart from the trap amount 25,000. Initially, the principal's PA was demanding Rs30,000 to give a management quota seat. While verifying the facts following on the complaint registered by student's father we found that Teti was also involved. ACB then laid a trap and arrested his PA for accepting bribe inside the college premises.