AP: Assistant Labour Commissioner Arrested For Bribe
A case has been registered against the official, Punnamalli Bapuji, on the allegation of demanding a bribe of Rs 30,000.
Hyderabad | 15th June 2022
The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested an Assistant Labour Commissioner (Central), Vijayawada, while he was demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 25,000.
The CBI said that a case had been registered against the official, Punnamalli Bapuji, on the allegation of demanding a bribe of Rs 30,000 from the complainant for granting a labour licence to his firm. Later, the bribe amount was reduced to Rs 25,000.
The CBI laid a trap and caught Bapuji red-handed while accepting the bribe from the complainant.
Searches were also conducted at the residential and office premises of Bapuji which led to the recovery of incriminating documents.
Bapuji was produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Visakhapatnam.
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