Kothagudem: An Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE) of Irrigation Department, Sriram Naveen Kumar was trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths at Yellandu in the district on Monday.
The AEE was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1.20 lakh from a contractor, Gundla Ramesh of Yellandu, at his residence in Subhash Nagar in the town. The contractor was asked to pay the bribe for quality check and finalisation of a bill worth Rs 20 lakh related to a tank restoration work.
The accused was taken into custody and would be produced before ACB court in Hyderabad, said an official release.
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