VIJAYAWADA: The ACB sleuths have trapped a village revenue officer while accepting the bribe of Rs 9,000 at Vinukonda tahsildar’s office in Guntur district on Monday.
Rasaputhra Sankar Singh and his brother Prasad Singh bought 1.45 acre land and 1.44 acre land respectively at Setupalli village of Vinukonda mandal in Guntur district in June, 2022. They had applied for mutation, titled deed and e-pattadar passbooks on June 23, 2002. However, Pitlabanda village secretariat village revenue officer M. Veera Brahman had reportedly demanded Rs 9,000 bribe to process their applications.
Based on a complaint lodged by Sankar Singh, the ACB officials trapped the VRO red-handed while accepting the tainted amount. The VRO is to be arrested and produced before ACB special court in Vijayawada.