Asst director of agriculture held in bribery case

Asst director of agriculture held in bribery case

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The Anti-corruption Bureau sleuths on Tuesday caught Assistant Director, Agriculture, Chandrashekar red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh to clear bills for drip irrigation works.

The officer had sought a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from Laxminarasimha a drip irrigation systems agent to clear 15 bills worth Rs 16,94,020. He had received the first installment of Rs 50,000 earlier.

On Tuesday, the ACB officials, led by DySP K S Venkatesh, trapped the assistant director when he was accepting remaining amount of Rs 50,000 near National College in the town. The ACB has taken the assistant director into their custody.

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