Karimnagar: Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths trapped fisheries Deputy Director Mohammed Khadeer Ahmed while accepting Rs 40,000 bribe from a fisherman on Wednesday.
According to ACB police, fishermen from Chandurthi of Rajanna-Sircilla district approached local officials to get permission for a new fisheries society.
Khadir Ahmed, who is also in-charge for Rajanna-Sircilla district, demanded Rs 50,000 to give permission. Unable to pay the bribe, beneficiaries approached ACB who hatched a plan and trapped DD and Senior Assistant while accepting the bribe.
ACB police conducted simultaneous raids in Karimnagar and Rajanna-Sircilla district. Khadeer Ahmed was trapped at his office in Karimnagar while accepting Rs 40,000 from a beneficiary Narsaiah. Senior Assistant Anjaiah was detained while taking Rs 10,000 in Sircilla from a beneficiary Gaddam Janardhan.
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