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Six in ACB net for receiving bribe

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 21:13

Hyderabad: Six government officials were on Friday trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in different parts of Andhra Pradesh on charges of taking bribe.
B Bhaskar, Sub-Treasury Officer in Malyal Mandal in Karimnagar district was caught red-handed by ACB officials at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs 10,000 as bribe from the complainant for remitting pension amount of 8 months in the bank account of the complainant.

A Deputy Tashlidar C Satyanarayana, and a Village Revenue Assistant D Nagulmerra in Nelkondaplli Mandal of Khammam district were trapped by ACB officials when they allegedly took Rs 15,000 as bribe from a complainant for doing an official favour, according to an ACB release here.

In another case, one Village Revenue Officer (VRO) Chandrasekhar, and two Village Revenue Assistants--Chinna Ramappa and G Ramanappa of Maddinaianapalli village in Molakallacheruvu mandal of Chittoor district were caught by the ACB officials when they took Rs 4,000 as bribe from a complainant for receiving Pattadar Passbook.

All the three cases were under investigation, the release added.


First Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 21:13

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