The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) trapped a Village Revenue Officer (VRO) while accepting a bribe, in Paloncha mondal of Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Tuesday.
According to sources, the accused, Guguloth Padma, the VRO of Yanambail village of Paloncha mandal, was caught at the Paloncha tahsildar office demanding and receiving Rs 7,000 as bribe from complainant Gummadi Nagamani to process the latter's Kalyana Lakshmi Scheme application.
The VRO was caught red-handed while receiving the bribe from the complainant, and the cash was seized.
The accused was arrested and will be produced before the ACB court in Hyderabad.
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