Vijayawada, Sept 23 (INN): Superintendent, Prohibition & Excise Department, Vijayawada was caught red handed by ACB officials, here today
According to the ACB Officials, accused officer B Srilatha, Superintendent, Prohibition & Excise Department, Vijayawada was caught, when she demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs 40,000 through another accused officer Satyanarayana, Jr. Asst., of her office by 2:30 PM at the O/o the Superintendent, P & E, Vijayawada.
The Superintendent demanded and accepted the bribe amount from the complainant M Jagan Mohan, Co-partner of Sri Kanaka Durga Bar & Restaurant, Vijayawada for doing an official favour of not to harass, by booking cases over the Bar & Restaurant of the complainant. The Jr. Asst. Satyanarayana received the bribe amount at the instance of the Superintendent (AO-1).
Both the hand fingers and the left side pant pocket of the Jr. Asst. (AO-2) yielded positive result in the chemical test. The bribe amount of Rs 40,000 was recovered from the possession of AO-2, which was kept in his left side pant pocket.
The Accused Officers are arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble ACB Court, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.