Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Friday, May 21, 2004

About Us
Contact Us
Andhra Pradesh
News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment |

Andhra Pradesh Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Town planning officer held on bribery charge

By Our Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD, MAY 20. The town planning officer of Prodattur Municipality in Cuddapah district, V. Krishna Murthy and the office attender, N. Prakasam, were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Thursday on charges of accepting Rs. 2,500 bribe for approving a building plan.

The officer had allegedly demanded the bribe from a licensed surveyor when he was approached for the clearance of the plan. The arrested would be produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Nellore, according to a press release.

A Junior Assistant, V. Padmavathi, working in Subsidiary Health Centre of Thonam village in Salur mandal of Vizianagaram district, was apprehended by the sleuths of ACB at the State Bank of India, Salur, when she allegedly accepted Rs. 9,000 bribe for releasing the retirement benefits of a health supervisor. She tested positive during a chemical test and would be produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

A Junior Assistant, Ameer Baig, working in the office of the Khammam District Medical and Health office, was taken into custody on Thursday on charges of receiving Rs. 1,000 bribe for issuing a transfer order of an ANM at Kakarlapadu Health Sub-Centre. The tainted amount was recovered from the JA, a press release said. He would be produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail

Andhra Pradesh

News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update


The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | Home |

Copyright 2004, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu