Nirmal: An employee of the Telangana Vaidya Vidhana Parishad, who sought bribe to release gratuity money of a forester was nabbed by the anti-graft officials here on Thursday. The arrested official, Oruganti Srinivas was caught red handed while accepting the bribe.
Working as a senior assistant, Srinivas allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 from Rajeshwar of Vengwapet in Nirmal to release the gratuity amount. Rajeshwar approached the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials who laid a trap. ACB DSP Bhadraiah said a case was registered against Srinivas and investigations were on. The senior assistant would be produced before a special court for ACB cases in Karimnagar on Friday.
It may be mentioned that K Bhaskar Rao, a Sub-Inspector working with Bellampalli II town police station and his private driver were arrested by ACB sleuths when they were accepting a bribe of Rs 1.20 lakh from a man for granting a bail on July 14 last.
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