Water inspector in Lokayukta net

The Lokayukta police have arrested a BWSSB water inspector for graft. The accused is Krishnamurthy, water inspector at BWSSB office in BTM Layout.

The complainant Arshad Ahmed, a resident of BTM Layout, had approached Krishnamurthy for a fresh water meter connection to his newly built house. Krishnamurthy demanded a bribe of Rs 5,000 for procedures involved in allotting a new connection.

The Lokayukta police registered the FIR and laid a trap. Krishnamurthy was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 5,000 at his office in BTM Layout on Wednesday evening. The Lokayukta court remanded the accused to judicial custody.

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