Anti-Corruption Bureau makes first arrests

Anti-Corruption Bureau makes first arrests

Anti-Corruption Bureau makes first arrests
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), through its first FIR, on Monday arrested three public servants in Bengaluru in connection with demand and acceptance of bribe.

The officials arrested are: Taluk development officer Rajashekhar, office accountant Srinivas and a typist Shanthamma. The arrested members work at the Karnataka Maharshi Valmiki Tribes Development Corporation Limited.

The complaint filed by P H Ramu stated that he had sought for a subsidy loan of Rs one lakh from the corporation. But, the accused government officials demanded a bribe of Rs 7,000 to release the subsidy amount of Rs 35,000.

The trap was laid by the ACB officials and the three  were arrested at the corporation’s office at Sampangiram Nagar.

The arrested were produced before the Lokayukta special court. They now remain in the judicial custody.

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