Bescom junior engineer trapped

Bescom junior engineer trapped

A junior engineer with the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 to sanction electricity connection to a house.

Ramakrishnan, a junior engineer with C-4 Sub Division of Bescom, was caught red-handed by the Lokayukta police when he was accepting the bribe from Madhusoodan, an electrical contractor from Vijayapura in Devanahalli taluk.

According to the Lokayukta ADGP H N Satyanarayana Rao, Ramakrishnan is posted in O&M unit at Bescom’s C-4 Assistant Executive Engineer’s office in Ganganagar.

He had demanded the bribe for sanctioning the electricity supply connection to the house of Bhoopalan. Madhusoodan had applied for the connection on behalf of Bhoopalan.

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