Cases Booked for the Year 2002-2003

PRESS JANUARY MONTH

FORMER MRO OF TALLUR IN PRAKASAM DISTRICT CONVICTED ON BRIBE CHARGES

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Mr.P.V.A.Sastry, formerly M.R.O. Tallur, Prakasam District and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- on charges of bribe. The Judge also sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- on a different count. Both sentences will run concurrently.
Mr.Sastry while working at Tallur was trapped by ACB Officials on 7-11-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant for issuing caste certificate to him.

APSRTC REGIONAL MEDICAL OFFICER, ONGOLE LANDED IN ACB NET

Dr. (MRS). Swarna Nayomi, Regional Medical Officer, A.P.State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), Ongole was caught red handed by ACB Officials today (3-1-03) when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a Driver of Ongole Depot to do an official favour. The driver was sent by his higher authorities to the Regional Medical Officer for regular health check up, a mandatory check up for all Drivers once in two years. The Medical Officer demanded the Driver to pay the bribe for issuing him fitness certificate. She was trapped at his Office room at Ongole Bus Station. The tainted amount was recovered from her. She was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF A.P.SOUTHERN POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED, CUDDAPAH TRAPPED
BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths trapped Mr.Kaji Syed Rafiuddin, Divisional Engineer, Detection of Pilferage of Energy (DPE) of A.P. Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL), Cuddapah when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant on 2-1-03 to do an official favour. The complainant, owner of an iron works, Cuddapah was drawing excess power than the permitted 5 kv capacity. The Divisional Engineer demanded the complainant to pay the bribe for not harassing him and not booking cases for utilizing excess power than the permitted capacity and on other charges. He preferred a complaint with the ACB. The Divisional Engineer was trapped at the shop of the complainant. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER PROHIBITION & EXCISE SUB INSPECTOR, ARMOOR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.V.Saidulu, formerly Probibition & Excise Sub Inspector, Armoor, Nizamabad from service as he was convicted by a court of law in a bribe case.
Mr.Saidulu while working at Armoor was trapped by ACB Officials on 7-2-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the employee of a Toddy Tappers’ Cooperative Society towards ‘mamools’ for not booking false cases against the Society. The Principal Session Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 21-11-02 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction he was dismissed by the Government from Service.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS REMOVAL OF FORMER VAO, CHOLASAMUDRAM IN ANANTAPURAM DISTRICT FROM SERVICE ON BRIBE CHARGE

Mr.C.Vijaya Rao, formerly Village Administrative Officer (VAO), Cholasamudram, Lepakshi mandal in Anantapur district has been dismissed frommthe Service by the Government as he was convicted by the court on bribe charges.ACB sleuths trapped Mr.Vijaya Rao while working as VAO, Cholasamudram when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 200/- from the complainant on 27-1-1998 for attesting his signature on the case-cum-income certificate. The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 21-1-02 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each on different counts. Consequently he was dismissed from the service.

ACB Sleuths today (6-1-03) trapped Mr. U.V.Ramana, Assistant Engineer, A.P. Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL,) of A.P.TRANSCO, Chapadu mandal in Cuddapah district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Assistant Engineer demanded the complainant, a native of Cheyyapadu village of Chapadu mandal to pay the bribe to favourably endorse and forward his wife’s application for power service connection to the agricultural bore well. He was caught red handed at his office. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail. The case is under investigation.

ASSETS OVER RS.42 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM R&B DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, GUNTUR BY A.C.B.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 8-1-2003 in Guntur, Bapatla, Narsaraopet and Machavaram in Guntur District and in Vijayawada revealed disproportionate assets worth above Rs.42 Lakhs acquired by Sri Immadi Srinivasa Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, R&B Department, Guntur. The disproportionate assets include 3 houses, 1 flat and 1 shop in Guntur, another house in Bapatla, 5 house plots and sites in Guntur district and a Maruti Zen Car. The above assets were acquired by the Dy. Executive Engineer in his name and also in the names of his wife, son and daughter. I. Srinivasa Rao is also in possession of 1200 gms of Gold, 7 kgs of Silver, valuable House-hold articles, Chits, Share Certificates, L.I.C. Policies, all worth about Rs.12 Lakhs.

I. Srinivasa Rao joined service in R&B Department as Junior Engineer in the year 1971 and was later promoted as Dy. Executive Engineer in the year 1988.

A case has been registered and investigation is under progress.

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER , (intelligence) COMMERCIAL TAXES, NELLORE, FOUND WITH ASSETS WORTH ABOVE Rs.50 LAKHS IN A.C.B. SEARCHES.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials at Nellore, Tirupati and Hyderabad revealed disproportionate assets worth above Rs.50 lakhs belonging to Sri G.Gopal, Assistant Commissioner (Intelligence) Commercial Taxes, Nellore. The assets includes 2 buildings – One at Tirupati and another at Chittoor, 14 house sites including 2 at Tirupati and One at Chittoor, Bank balances in 21 Pass Books at various Banks, F.D.Rs. Share Certificates, Gold ornaments, Gold Biscuits weighing 200 gms., Electronic gadgets and other House-hold articles. The assets are in the name of the family members of the Accused Officer. Two Bank Lockers at Tirupati are yet to be opened and verified.
Further investigation is in progress.


INSPECTOR OF ENDOWNMENTS, ADONI IN KURNOOL DISTRICT LANDS IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Seshanna, Inspector of Endownment, Adoni in Kurnool district was trapped by ACB Officials today (10-1-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Endownment Inspector demanded the complainant, a Trustee of Veerabhadraswamy Temple at Gudikal in Yemmiganaur mandal to pay the bribe for giving copies of the lease documents of the temple lands as requested by him. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

CONVICTED SENIOR ASSISTANT OF A GOVERNMENT COLLEGE IN CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.B.Vasudeva Chetty, former Senior Assistant, Government Degree College, Karvetinagar in Chittoor district from service following his conviction by a court of law on bribe charges.
Mr.Vasudeva Chetty while working as Senior Assistant at Karvetinagaram was trapped by ACB Officials on 28-5-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from a Junior Assistant, appointed in the same college on compassionate grounds to draw his salary arrears. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted him on 1-10-02 to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the State Government ordered his dismissal from service.


ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH MORE THAN RS. 1.5 CRORE BELONGING TO MVI, PEDDAPALLY (KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT)

In a major operation ACB Officials today (17-1-03) conducted simultaneous searches at 11 places in Hyderabad City and in the districts of Adilabad and Karimnagar, which led to unearthing of assets worth more than Rs. 1.5 crore belonging to Mr.Gaddam Chandan Kumar, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Peddapally in Karimnagar district. His assets include two storyed house at Malyal, another house at Indupuri both in Karimnagar district, four flats in busy Himayatnagar area in City, two flats in Vidyanagar in Hyderabad, 9 house plots in Kavukur, 15 km from Hyderabad City under Alwal Municipality and 27.17 acres of agricultural land at Malyal. The ACB Officials found an Accent car and Honda Santho car purchased in the name of his elder daughter studying in a degree college in Hyderabad. Five lorries being operated through a private transport company at Basanth Nagar in Karimnagar district are in the name of his son studying Intermediate in a City college. He also owns a Mahendra Marshal jeep, a Maruthi Zen car and costly household articles. A Granite Quarry in the name of Balaji Granite At Nagul Malyal is in the name of his wife. A proclainer and a compressor worth about Rs. 39 lakhs and a tractor-trailer are in the name of his wife.
Searches were conducted at four places in Hyderabad, six places including his work place at Peddapally in Karimnagar district and his in law’s place at Pentagudem in Dandepally mandal in Adilabad district. The MVI has acquired properties in his name and in the names of his wife, daughter and his elder son etc.
Mr.Chandan Kumar joined the Transport department as Assistant MVI in 1980 and promoted as MVI in 1984. Hailing from Malyal village , He mostly worked in the districts of Adilabad and Karimnagar.
Further investigation is under progress.


ASSETS OVER RS.37 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER (PROHIBITION & EXCISE) ENFORCEMENT, KAKINADA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB officials on 20-1-2003 in Machilipatnam, Kakinada, Hyderabad and other places led to unearthing of Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.37 lakhs acquired by Sri Mohammed Saleem Baig, Assistant Commissioner (Prohibition & Excise) Enforcement, Kakinada.

The Disproportionate Assets include a 2 – Storied house in Machilipatnam, 1 house plot in Kakinada, another house plot in Manchirevula near Gandipeta, 92 acres of developed agricultural land and a farm-guest house in Yacharam and Dingal villages of Ranga Reddy District and Valuable house-hold articles and fixed Deposit Receipts.
The Assets were acquired in the name of Assistant Commissioner and in the names of his wife, children and brother.

Mohammad Saleem Baig who joined as Excise Inspector in 1978, was promoted as Assistant Excise Superintendent in 1988, as Excise Superintendent in 1995 and as Assistant Excise Commissioner in 1999.
Investigation is under progress.

SR. ASST, O/o RDO (EAST), RANGA REDDY DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.P.Venkatrama Reddy, Senior Assistant, O/o Special Grade Deputy Collector-cum-RDO (East), Ranga Reddy district was trapped by ACB Officials on 21-1-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The RDO gave favourable orders in the name of the complainant, a resident of Suraram colony in Kutubullapur with regard to a piece of land measuring 2.10 acres at Doolapally which matter was pending with Revenue authorities since 1991. The Senior Assistant demanded the complainant to pay the bribe to forward occupancy rights certificate (ORC) in respect of the land. He was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted the bribe in his ‘J’ Section at his Office, located at Goshamahal in Hyderabad city. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER SUB REGISTRAR, STAMPS & REGISTRATION, TANUKU DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.D.Narsimha Rao, former Sub Registrar, Stamps and Registrations department, Tanuku in West Godavari district from service as charges of possessing unaccounted money were proved against him.
ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Office of Sub Registrar, Tanuku on 3-3.1999 and found unaccounted cash of Rs. 30,000/- in the almirah of Mr.Narsimha Rao. Later he was placed before Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) where the charges against him were proved. Based on the recommendation of the TDP, the State Government ordered he be dismissed from the service. Presently Mr.Narsimha Rao is working as Sub Registrar (Internal Audit), O/o District Registrar (East Godavari district), Rajahmundry.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 60 LAKHS BELONGING TO AMVI, NARSARAOPETA IN GUNTUR DISTRICT

ACB Officials today (23-1-03) conducted simultaneous searches at Narsaraopeta, Amalapuram and two other locations near Amalapuram and unearthed assets worth over Rs.60 lakhs belonging to Mr.P.R.S.S.B. Ganapati Rao, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector, Narsaraopeta of Guntur district. The properties include 3 buildings and a shopping complex in Amalapuram town, 1 building and 5.50 acres of agricultural land in his native Samanasa Village of Amalapuram Rural mandal, 2 house- sites in Amalapuram, 1 house-site in Guntur and 2 house-sites in Doctor’s colony, Tirupati. During the searches the ACB Officials also found that the AMVI was in possession of Fixed Deposit Receipts worth Rs.4, 52,000/-, Cash of Rs.47,000/-, one Ambassador Car, one Hero Honda Motor Cycle and one Bajaj Scooter and other valuable house-hold articles.
The Assets are in his name, and in the name of his parents, wife and children.
Mr. Ganapati Rao, a diploma-holder in Automobile Engineering initially worked as charge-man (Grade-I) in Defence Service in Secunderabad from 1983 to 1990. He worked as Service Engineer in State Health Transport Organisation in Kurnool during 1991-94. He is working as Asst. Motor Vehicles Inspector from 1994 onwards. Earlier he worked at Chittoor, Tenali, and Tada Check posts.
A case has been registered against him and further investigation is under progress.

SECTION OFFICER OF FOREST DEPARTMENT FLYING SQUAD, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (23-1-03) trapped Mr.Mir Musthafa Ali Hashmi, Section Officer, Flying Squad section of Forest department, Hyderabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Section Officer along with a Forest Guard inspected the saw mill being run on a lease by the complainant’s wife at Gouthami Nagar in Vanasthalipuram locality on 6-1-03 and registered a case for keeping teakwood and imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000/- and collected the same. Since then both the Section Officer and the Forest Guard demanding a monthly ‘mamool’ of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for not harassing further. The complainant preferred a complaint with the ACB. The Section Officer asked the complainant to come to a hotel in Nampally area. The Section Officer turned up at the hotel and received the bribe amount. He was caught red handed in the premises of the hotel. The tainted amount was recovered from his bag. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ACB SEARCHES DISCLOSES ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.50 LAKHS ACQUIRED BY JT. CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER OF A.P.POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials at Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Warangal today (24-1-03) resulted in unearthing of assets worth over Rs.50 lakhs belonging to Mr. L.Somi Reddy, Joint Chief Environmental Engineer of A.P. Pollution Control Board (APPCB), presently working at Vijayawada. The properties include one posh building and a flat in Hyderabad and a Maruthi Zen car. During the searches at his rented house at Vijayawada, the ACB officials found a suitcase containing Rs.90,000/- in cash, several bank pass books and a key of a bank locker. This locker in the bank at Hyderabad will be opened tomorrow ( 25-1-03). All the assets are held by the A.O. in his name and in the name of his parents, wife and children.
Mr.Somi Reddy joined service as an Engineer in the APPCB in 1981 and rose to the present position, equivalent to the cadre of Superintending Engineer heading the Zonal Office at Vijayawada with jurisdictional control of four Regional Offices of the Board located at Vijayawada, Nellore,Kothagudem and Guntur.
A case has been registered against him and further investigation is under progress.

FURTHER ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 15 LAKHS BELONGING TO JT. CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER OF A.P.POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD UNEARTHED IN FRESH SEARCHES BY ACB

Further assets worth over Rs. 15 lakhs belonging to Mr.L.Somi Reddy, Joint Chief Environmental Engineer of A.P. Pollution Board (APPCB), Vijayawada were found by ACB Offcials today (25-1-03) when his Bank locker in Hyderabad was opened. The ACB Officials noticed Rs. 10.40 lakhs in cash, Indira Vikas Patras for Rs. 2 lakhs and 528 grams of gold worth over Rs. 3 lakhs in the bank locker. Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials on 24-1-03 had resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to him.

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES THREE FORMER AMVIs OF WANKIDI TRANSPORT CHECK POST IN ADILABAD DISTRICT

The State Government has imposed punishment on three former AMVIs of Wankidi Transport Check Post in Adilabad district following charges of collecting ‘mamools’ against them were proved.
ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Wankidi Check Post on 19-4-1996 and noticed that the three Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspectors (AMVIs)—Mr.J.Bhaskar, Mr.J.Uma Maheswara Rao and Mr.L.Ramachander—were collecting ‘mamools’ from motor vehicles passing through the check post. Subsequent departmental enquiry proved the charges against them. Based on the enquiry report, the State Government ordered reduction of pay to them by two levels for two years. Presently Mr.Bhaskar is working as Motor Vehicle Inspector, O/o Joint Transport Commissioner, RTA, Hyderabad while Mr. Uma Maheswara Rao as AMVI at O/o DTC, Karimnagar and Mr.Ramachander as AMVI, O/o DTC, Warangal.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS CUT IN PENSION TO RETIRED SI OF POLICE (CRIMES), LALAGUDA PS IN SECUNDERABAD

The State Government has ordered ten per cent cut in the pension of Mr.S.M.Shahabuddin, former Sub Inspector of Police (Crimes), Lalaguda P.S., Secunderabad following charges of misconduct proved against him.
Earlier in 1984 ACB conducted an enquiry into the allegations of misappropriation of stolen property against Mr.Shahabuddin, the then SI of Police (Crimes) of Lalaguda PS. Subsequently Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) found him guilty of the charge. Based on the recommendations of the TDP, the Government imposed 10 per cent cut in pension for three years to Mr.Shahabuddin since retired.

SUB REGISTRAR OF VALLABHNAGAR IN SECUNDERABAD ACQUIRES ASSETS WORTH MORE THAN RS. 60 LAKHS

Day-long operations involving simultaneous searches by ACB teams in six different localities of Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad today (27-1-03) resulted in unearthing of assets worth more than Rs. 60 lakhs belonging to Mr.M.Ramachandram, Sub Registrar, Vallabhnagar in Secunderabad. The ill-gotten properties include six apartments—four in Arunodaya Apartments in Himayat Nagar and two in Kochar Apartments in Begumpet area--,besides gold and jewellery worth Rs. 3.34 lakhs, Rs. 2,97,218 in cash, two two-wheelers and valuable household articles. The ACB Officials noticed that the Sub registrar has invested about Rs. 28 lakhs by floating a real estate firm by name M/s Siri Vani Hills, Estates and Resorts Private Limited in the name of his eldest daughter and purchased 450 square yards of land and given it for developing into plots to a private construction company. He has also paid an advance of Rs. 1.20 lakhs for a house plot in Road Number 13 of posh Banjara Hills area. Searches by the ACB Officials revealed that the Sub Registrar has membership of four private clubs. The Sub Registrar is also having accounts in several banks and two bank lockers. The bank accounts and lockers will be verified tomorrow (28-1-03).
He has acquired all the properties in his name and in the names of his wife, four daughters and a benami name.
Mr.Ramachandram joined Stamps and Registrations department as Section Writer in 1977 and subsequently promoted as Junior Assistant and Senior Assistant before elevated to the present cadre in 1994.
A case has been registered and further investigation is under progress.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF DOMALAKUNTA IN KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB TRAP

Mr.M.Chandramouli, Village Secretary, Domalakunta of Pegadapalli mandal in Karimnagar district was trapped by ACB Officials today (28-1-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000 from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant, a resident of Domalakunta had purchased a piece of land measuring 1.11 acres last month. The Village Secretary demanded him to pay the bribe to process his file with regard to mutation certificate for the said land. The tainted amount was recovered from the Village Secretary. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER HEADCONSTABLE OF KODAKANDLA PS IN WARANGAL DISTRICT REMOVED FROM SERVICE ON CORRUPTION CHARGE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.O.Buchiramulu, former Head Constable attached to Kodakandla Police Station in Warangal district from service as charges of corruption against him were proved.
Mr.Buchiramulu was trapped by the ACB Officials while he was working as Head Constable at Kodakandla PS on 25-11-1993 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500 from the complainant for not registering a case against him and not to arrest him. He was placed on defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) and the Tribunal found him guilty of the charge. Based on the recommendation of the Tribunal, the State Government ordered that he be dismissed from service.

OFFICIALS OF D.E.OS OFFICE OF KRISHNA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Satyanarayana, Office Superintendent and Sri G.Srinivasa Rao, Junior Asst. working in the Office of the District Educational Officer, Krishna District, Machilipatnam were trapped by ACB Officials on 28-1-2003, at the Office, when they demanded and accepted bribe money of Rs.300/- each from the Complainant, a Local School Teacher, for doing an official favour of processing file relating to the complainant’s pay fixation.
The Chemical Tests conducted on both the Superintendent and Clerk proved positive. The tainted amount of Rs.600/- was recovered from their possession.
Both of them were


OFFICIAL OF A.P.VIKALANGULA COOPERATIVE CORPORATION, CUDDAPAH LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.S.Darbar Basha, Counselling and Rehabilitation Officer, A.P.Vikalangula Cooperative Corporation, Cuddapah was trapped by ACB Officials today (29-1-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000 from a physically handicapped person to do an official favour. The complainant’s wife, also a physically handicapped person had applied for a loan of Rs. 25,000 for establishing a kirana shop. As per the scheme the Corporation will provide margin money of Rs. 5,000 and a subsidy of Rs. 10,000 by the State Government while the Bank arranges the loan component for the remaining amount of Rs. 10,000 to the beneficiary of the loan scheme. The Counselling and Rehabilitation Officer demanded the bribe from the complainant to process his wife’s loan application to the bank. He came to the complainant’s residence in Cuddapah town to receive the bribe amount when ACB Officials trapped him. The tainted amount has been recovered from him and was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SUPERINTENDENT, O/o MPDO, RAMANNAPET IN NALGONDA DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Shahbuddin Khan, Superintendent, O/o Mandal parishad Development Officer, Ramannapet in Nalgonda district was trapped by ACB Officials today (29-1-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500 from the lady Convenor of Neeru-Meeru Committee of Sarnenigudem for the favour he had done earlier. The Superintendent demanded her to pay the bribe since October for issuing rice coupons towards the work executed by her under “neeru-Meeru” programme. He was caught red handed near his Office. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

MRI, O/o MRO, BANDLAGUDA IN HYDERABAD CITY IN ACB TRAP

ACB Officials today (29-1-03) caught red handed Mr.Ghulam Hussain, Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer of Bandlaguda in Falaknuma when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour. The MRI demanded the bribe from the complainant to process “no earning member” certificate to his mother-in-law who had applied for a job on compassionate ground following the death of her husband while working as a Kalasi in the Central Press, Chanchalguda. He was trapped at his Office. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
Further investigation is under progress.

AEE AND ACCOUNTANT OF PANCHAYAT RAJ (RURAL WATER SUPPLY), GADWAL IN MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT
IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Sriram Charan, Assistant Executive Engineer (RWS) of Panchayat Raj department, O/o Executive Engineer, Gadwal in Mahaboobnagar district and Mr.G.Lokeswara Reddy, Accountant of same Office were trapped by ACB Officials today (31-1-03) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1600 and Rs. 500 respectively from the complainant to do an official favour. They demanded the complainant to pay the bribe for delivering a cheque for Rs. 1,59,094 to him towards bill for the construction of the overhead water tank work executed by him three months ago. They were trapped at their Office. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. They were arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

 

PRESS FEBRUARY MONTH UPTO 24-2-2003

FORMER ACTO, CHINA WALTAIR, VISAKHAPATNAM DISMISSED FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION IN ACB CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.M.Sankara Rao, formerly ACTO, China Waltair, Visakhapatnam from service following his conviction in a court of law on bribe charges.

Earlier Mr.Sankara Rao while working at O/o CTO, China Waltair was trapped by ACB Officials on 4-1-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant towards ‘inspection mamools’. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted him on 18-7-02 and sentenced him to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment and pay fine of Rs. 1,000 each on two counts. Consequent to the conviction the State Government ordered his dismissal from service.

GOVERNMENT DISMISSES GRADE III ASSISTANT OF A.P.STATE CIVIL SUPPLIES CORPORATION FROM SERVICE

The State Government has ordered dismissal of Mr.R.Keshav Kumar, Grade III Assistant (under suspension), O/o District Manager, A.P.State Civil Supplies Corporation, Mahaboobnagar from service as he was convicted by a court of law on bribe charges.
Mr.Keshav Kumar while working at O/o District Manager of the Corporation at Mahaboobnagar was trapped by the ACB Officials on 12-8-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 8,000 from a transport contractor to process his application for no due certificate to claim earnest money deposit and security deposit from the Head Office of the Corporation. The Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000 each on two counts. Following the conviction the State Government has ordered his dismissal from the service.

SANITARY JAWAN, ZIAGUDA SLAUGHTER HOUSE , MCH, HYDERABAD LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Manaiah, Sanitary Jawan, Ziaguda slaughter house, MCH, Hyderabad was trapped by ACB Officials on 2-2-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,561 which included a licence fee of Rs. 561 from the complainant to do an official favour. He was caught red handed at the shop of the complainant, owner of a chicken center at Rehmathnagar in Yousufguda area. He demanded the bribe of Rs. 2,000/- to issue trade licence to the complainant. The sanitary jawan told the complainant that he has to give Rs. 1,000 from the bribe amount to Assistant Director and Rs. 100 each to Sanitary Assistant and Auditor while retaining Rs. 800 for himself. The ACB Officials are verifying the involvement of other employees in the wake of Manaiah’s version. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

VILLAGE PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, IBRAHIMPATNAM, NEAR VIJAYAWADA IN ACB NET

Mr.G.Haranadha Babu, Village Panchayat Secretary, Ibrahimpatnam (Krishna district) was trapped by ACB Officials today (5-2-03) at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,500 from the complainant, a contractor to process the file relating to payment of bills for Rs. 1,20,000 towards the works executed by him. The tainted amount was recovered from the accused who was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL STAFFER OF KHAMMAM CAUGHT RED HANDED BY ACB

ACB sleuths today (5-2-03) caught red handed Mr. G.Kotilingam, UDC, Municipal Council, Khammam when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The UDC demanded the bribe from the complainant to issue house partition and mutation certificate for which he had applied about one and half months ago. The tainted amount was recovered from the UDC who was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.


ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH ABOUT RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, QUALITY CONTROL DIVISION OF TELUGU GANGA PROJECT

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials at four places in and around Nellore town unearthed assets worth about Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to Mr.Rachagolla Venkaiah, Deputy Executive Engineer, Quality Control Division, Telugu Ganga Project, Nellore. The properties include two houses at Nellore, 52 acres of agricultural land and 720 square yards of landed property, all located in and around Nellore town, gold worth Rs. 1 lakh, one Maruthi Zen car, a tractor and a motor cycle. During the searches the ACB Officials found one rice mill at Nellore in the name of his wife. All the assets are acquired in his name and in the name of his wife and three sons.
Mr.Venkaiah joined the service in 1976 as Assistant Executive Engineer of Irrigation department and subsequently promoted as Deputy Executive Engineer in 1992 and all through he is working in the Telugu Ganga Project.
Further investigation is under progress.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH ABOUT RS. 80 LAKHS BELONGING TO DRUG INSPECTOR, NALGONDA

Simultaneous searches conducted at different places at Hyderabad, Nalgonda and Chegunta in Medak district by the Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB today (8-2-03) resulted in unearthing assets worth about Rs. 80 lakhs belonging to Mr.A.Sambaiah Naik, Drug Inspector, Nalgonda. The properties include four houses at Hyderabad and Warangal, one big house with 12 rooms at Chegunta in Veldurthi mandal of Medak district, three plots at Karmanghat in Hyderabad, bank balances about Rs. 10 lakhs, saving certificates and FDRs worth Rs. 4.76 lakhs, gold ornaments weighing 23 tolas, one Maruthi Esteem and another Maruthi zen, a tractor, two motorcycles and costly household articles. During the searches, the ACB Officials found that the Drug Inspector had acquired a farm-house with 23 acres of land and five bore wells at Chegunta. His bank lockers at Hyderabad and Warangal are yet to be opened. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife.
Further investigation is under progress.
Mr.Sambaiah Naik joined service as Drug Inspector in 1989 and worked in Warangal for more than 10 years before transferred to Nalgonda.

JOINT DIRECTOR, O/o DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL EDUCATION LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr. V.Vasudeva Rao, Joint Director of Vocational Education, O/o Director of School Education, Hyderabad was caught red handed by ACB Officials today (10-02-03) at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- to do an official favour. A file pertaining to the regularization of services of the complainant, a Teacher and other teachers was pending with the Joint Director. He demanded the teacher to pay the bribe to process the file. The Teacher preferred a complaint with ACB. The tainted amount was recovered from the Joint Director. Both hands of the Accused Officer proved positive when subjected to phenolphthalein test. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

DOULATABAD SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE (MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT) CAUGHT RED HANDED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Ch.Vithal, Sub Inspector of Police, Doulatabad Police Station in Mahaboobnagar district was trapped by ACB Officials today (13-2-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000 from the complainant to do an official favour. The SI demanded the bribe from the complainant, a Tea Stall owner for registering a petty case based on his complaint. He was caught red handed at the Police Station. The tainted amount was recovered from him. The SI was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

EXTENSION OFFICER, O/o MPDO, TADEPALLIGUDEM MANDAL IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Varaprasad, Extensionh Officer, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development, O/o Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Tadepalligudem (West Godavari district) was trapped by ACB Officials on 11-2-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000 from the complainant to do an official favour. he demanded from the complainant, a temporary-part time Bill Collector to pay the bribe for paying salary arrears for one year and for processing salary arrear- claims for two years to the District Panchayat Officer (DPO), Eluru. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer proved positive when subjected for chemical test. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.


THREE STAFFERS OF COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT IN NELLORE DISTRICT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has ordered withholding of two increments of three staffers including ACTO of Commercial Taxes department in Nellore district following charges of possessing excess amount while on durty proved against them.
ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Bhimunivari Palem in Nellore district on 25-2-1997 and found unaccounted cash of Rs. 14,925 with three staffers—Mr.D.Subba Rao, Assistant Commercial Taxes Officer (ACTO), Mr.K.Vyleswara Rao and Mr.N.V.Prasad, both attenders – manning the ICP. A departmental enquiry was ordered into the charge where the charge was proved. Consequently the State Government imposed punishment on the three Staffers withholding two each of their annual increments with cumulative effect.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, THONDANGI MANDAL IN E.G.DISTRICT CAUGHT RED HANDED BY ACB

ACB sleuths today (17-2-03) caught red handed Mr.B.Sai Srinivas, Agricultural Officer, Thondangi mandal in East Godavari district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500 from the complainant for recommending renewal of licence to his pesticide shop to the higher authorities. He was trapped near Annavaram Railway Station. Right hand finger of the Accused Officer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him who was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

INDUSTRIAL PROMOTION OFFICER OF KADIRI IN ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.D.Vijayendra Naidu, Industrial Promotion Officer (IPO) of Anantapur District Industries Centre (DIC) was trapped by ACB Officials today (17-2-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500 from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant has been selected as a beneficiary under the Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) to start a sheep breeding unit. The Accused Officer demanded payment of the bribe to recommend his name to the Bank authorities for sanction of loan of Rs. 20,000 under the PMRY was caught red handed at his Office at Kadiri and the tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequenly released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

TWO STAFFERS OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Dr.A.Subramanyam, formerly Medical Officer of PHC, Obulavaripalli in Cuddapah district has been punished by withholding three annual increments with cumulative effect. The Government also ordered withholding of two increments of Mr.A.Raghunath, formerly Senior Assistant of the PHC for conniving with the Medical Officer in committing certain irregularities.
During a surprise check by ACB Officials on 3-3-1992, it was found that the Medical Officer Dr.Subramanyam and Senior Assistant Mr.Raghunath connived each other and committed certain irregularities. The Medical Officer was charged for not disbursing the uniform allowance to the staff for want of 4 per cent commission. Both the Medical Officer and the Senior Assistant were found absent for duty for four days. The State Government has also asked the authorities to lodge a complainant against Dr.Subramanyam with local Police Station for claiming false TA.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ IN MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE FROM HIS A.E.E.

Mr.Jag Mohan Lal, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Atmakur mandal in Mahaboobnagar district was trapped by ACB Officials today (19-2-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from his Assistant Executive Engineer towards monthly ‘mamool’. The Accused Officer insisting on the AEE Mr.G.Ravinder Reddy for the last six months to pay monthly ‘mamool’ of Rs. 5,000 to him. He even marked him absent even though he was on duty to coerce him to concede to his demand. The AEE preferred a complaint with the ACB who caught the DEE red handed at his Office. The tainted amount was recovered from him and he was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SUB INSPECTOR OF KESAMDRAM POLICE STATION IN WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.Ragya Naik, Sub Inspector of Police, Kesamdram Police Station (Warangal District) was trapped handed by ACB officials today (20-2-03) at the Police Station when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000 from the complainant in a case of land dispute at Penugonda village under the same P.S. The SI of Police who had visited the village to enquire into the complaint demanded a bribe of Rs. 5,000 to further pursue the case and agreed to accept Rs. 2,000. The tainted amount has been recovered from the SI who was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o RDO, JAGTIAL IN KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB TRAP

ACB sleuths today (20-2-03) trapped Mr.M.Madhava Rao, Senior Assistant working in the O/o RDO, Jagtial in Karimnagar district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,500 from the complainant to process a file relating to his fair price shop dealership licence. The tainted amount was recovered from the accused who was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.


S.D.P.O. OF KAMAREDDY IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Raghava Reddy, Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Kamareddy in Nizamabad district was trapped by ACB Officials today (21-02-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- to do an official favour to the complainant. Mr.Siddi Ramulu, complainant and once activist in People’s War was arrested by Police in January under A.P.Public Security Act (APPS) and remanded him juditial custody. The SDPO demanded him to pay the bribe for not further harassing him in the case and also not to book a false case against him besides return his land documents seized earlier by Police in a different case. The SDPO was trapped at his Office when he received the bribe amount from the complainant’s friend. On receiving the amount the SDPO passed on the same to his constable Mr.S.Dattaiah from whom the tainted amount was recovered by the ACB Officials. Hand fingers of the Constable proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Both the SDPO and Constable were arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

S.D.P.O. OF KAMAREDDY IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Raghava Reddy, Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Kamareddy in Nizamabad district was trapped by ACB Officials today (21-02-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- to do an official favour to the complainant. Mr.Siddi Ramulu, complainant and once activist in People’s War was arrested by Police in January under A.P.Public Security Act (APPS) and remanded him juditial custody. The SDPO demanded him to pay the bribe for not further harassing him in the case and also not to book a false case against him besides return his land documents seized earlier by Police in a different case. The SDPO was trapped at his Office when he received the bribe amount from the complainant’s friend. On receiving the amount the SDPO passed on the same to his constable Mr.S.Dattaiah from whom the tainted amount was recovered by the ACB Officials. Hand fingers of the Constable proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Both the SDPO and Constable were arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 62 LAKHS BELONGING TO ASSISTANT MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR (ENFORCEMENT), VISAKHAPATNAM

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB today (24-2-03) in Visakhapatnam led to the disclosure of disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 62 lakhs belonging to Mr.S.Venkata Rao, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (Enforcement), Visakhapatnam. The disproportionate assets include 2 houses, one flat, 3 house sites, 12 acres of agricultural land and a farm house. The AMVI is also in possession of 70 tolas of gold, FDRs, chits, bank accounts and securities. Three bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified. The assets are in the name of Accused Officer and in the name of his wife, mother, mother-in-law and three minor children.
Further investigation is under progress
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DCTO, ONGOLE AND SENIOR ASSISTANT TRAPPED BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.M.Vinod Kumar, Deputy Commercial Taxes Officer-I, Ongole and Mr.B.Ankaiah, Senior Assistant, O/o CTO-I, Ongole were trapped by ACB Officials today (24-02-03) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500 from the complainant to do an official favour. The DCTO and the Senior Assistant had demanded Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively from the complainant, a businessman as bribe for certifying the turnover assessment of his business for 2001-2002 filed by him. Both the accused officers were arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

 

MARCH-2003

FOREST RANGE OFFICER IN KHAMMAM DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN CORRUPTION CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.Lakey Sri Rama Patrudu, Forest Range Officer in Khammam district from service following his conviction in a court of law on corruption charges.

Mr.Patrudu was trapped by the ACB Officials while he was working as Forest Range Officer, Komararam with Yellendu as Headquarters in Khammam district on 3-1-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4000 from the driver of a jeep, whose vehicle was earlier seized for transporting teakwood, to release the vehicle. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1000 each under two different counts. Consequent to the conviction the State Government ordered his dismissal from service.

GOVT. ORDERS STOPPAGE OF GRATUITY AND PENSION OF RETIRED ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF LABOUR, WARANGAL

The State Government has ordered stoppage of gratuity and pension and other pensionary benefits to Mr.M.Chandrasekhara Rao, retired Assistant Commissioner of Labour, Warangal-II as he was convicted by the court on bribe charges.

ACB sleuths caught red handed Mr.Chandrasekhara Rao while he was working as ACL, Warangal II on 19-3-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 8,000 from a Civil Assistant Surgeon working at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Warangal to do an official favour. He was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 8-10-02 and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1000 consequent to the conviction the Government ordered stoppage of his pensionary benefits in full permanently since he retired from service on 30-6-01.

FIVE POLICE CONSTABLES IN NALGONDA DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE FOR COLLECTING ‘MAMOOLS’

Five police constables attached to Bhongir and Bibinagar Police Stations in Nalgonda district have been dismissed from service following charges of corruption against them being held proved.

The five police constables—Mr.Mohd. Jan, Mr.V.Lingaiah, Mr.P.Shivraj, Mr.B. Jangaiah and Mr.I.Prakash—were caught red handed by ACB Officials in November 1995 when they were collecting ‘mamools’ from on-going vehicle drivers on the main road. Subsequent departmental enquiry proved them guilty of the charge. Consequently the Superintendent of Police, Nalgonda district ordered they be dismissed from service.

FORMER COMMANDANT AND TWO RIs OF APSP BATTALION, KONDAPUR (RANGAREDDY DISTRICT) PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has ordered punishment to the former Commandant (now retired) and two Reserve Inspectors worked under him at the 8th Battalion of APSP, Kondapur (Rangareddy district) following charges of misconduct against them being proved in a departmental enquiry.

ACB Officials had conducted surprise checks in 1994 and found Mr.B.Ramesh Babu, the then Commandant of 8th Battalion of APSP, Kondapur, failed to exercise proper control over his subordinates besides conniving with Mr.D.Radhakrishna Murthy and Mr.Khaja Shamsuddin, both Reserve Inspectors and caused loss to the Government. The other charges include purchase of certain electrical material at higher costs than the rates prevailing in the market and taking up certain civil works without following laid down procedures. Subsequently a Departmental enquiry ordered into their action proved the charges. Based on the enquiry report the State Government ordered of 10 per cent cut on pension of Mr.Ramesh Babu for 5 years. The Government also ordered stoppage of two increments each to Mr.Radhakrishna Murthy and Mr.Khaja Shamsuddin with cumulative effect.

INCHARGE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF A.P. STATE POLICE HOUSING CORPORATION IN A.C.B NET

A.C.B. sleuths today ( 5-3-2003) caught red handed Mr. Mukkamala Kameswara Rao incharge Executive Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Limited, Vijayawada Division at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from a contractor for refunding Earnest money deposits to a tune of Rs. 86,640/- due to him by the Corporation. Right hand fingers of the Executive Engineer proved positive when subjected to Chemical Test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASST MANAGER OF A.P.POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD AT VIJAYAWADA LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.P.V.Nageswara Rao, Assistant Manager, A.P.Pollution Control Board Zonal Office at Vijayawada was trapped by ACB Officials this morning (5-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Assistant Manager demanded the bribe from the complainant to issue a cheque for Rs. 1,48,652/- towards dues for hire charges of his car hired by the Board earlier. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him who was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF ASIFABAD MANDAL IN ADILABAD DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.B.Mallaiah, Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, O/o MPDO, Asifabad mandal in Adilabad district was trapped by ACB Officials at his residence this morning (7-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The AEE demanded the complainant, leader of a self help group under Chief Minister’s Empowerment of youth (CMEY) programme for issuing rice coupons for the works executed by him under the Food for Work Programme. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF ELECTRICAL SUB STATION, MUSUNUR IN KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (7-3-03) caught red handed Mr.Ch.Gopala Rao, Assistant Engineer of Electrical Sub Station, Musunur in Krishna district at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. He demanded the complainant, a ryot, to pay the bribe for processing the application of his son for agricultural power connection pending with the AE since July 2002. Right hand fingers of the AE proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him who was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. ONE CRORE BELONGING TO ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF EXCISE

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and other places in West Godavari and Krishna districts today (8-03-03) resulted in unearthing assets worth over rs. One crore belonging to Mr.K.Venkata Rama Narasimha Raju, Assistant Commissioner of Excise, presently working as Assistant Commissioner of Distilleries in Hyderabad. The properties include one 3-storeyed, two 2-storeyed buildings, both at Bhimavaram (West Godavari district), two Apartments, 6 shops in commercial shopping complexes at Visakhapatnam, five house sites at Bhimavaram, Kakinada, Rajendranagar in Hyderabad, 9.57 acres of agricultural land at Chinathadinada village in Krishna district and Akiveedu in West Godavari district and a Maruthi Alto car. During the searches the ACB Officials found that he was in possession of FDRs, ICICI bonds, National Savings certificates, Public Provident Fund certificates all worth over Rs. 30 lakhs. The assets were in his name and in the name of his wife, three dependant children, parents and parents-in-law. His bank locker at Visakhapatnam is yet to be opened and verified.

Mr.Raju joined service as Excise Inspector in 1978. He was promoted as Assistant Excise Superintendent in 1983 and subsequently as Excise Superintendent in 1987. During 1994 he was promoted as Assistant Commissioner of Excise.
Further investigation is under progress

MVI WORKING IN VEHICLE FITNESS CENTRE AT AUTONAGAR IN VIJAYAWADA LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.Ch.N.V.Hyma Rao, Motor Vehicles Inspector (MVI) working in the Vehicle Fitness Centre, Autonagar (Vijayawada) was trapped by ACB Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600 through a private individual from the complainant to do an official favour. The MVI demanded the bribe for issuing fitness certificate to the complainant’s lorry. He was caught red handed at his Office when he accepted the bribe amount through the private individual Mr.M.Laxman engaged by the MVI to collect bribes on his behalf. The tainted amount was recovered at the instance of the private person.
The case is under investigation

FORMER INSPECTOR OF SURVEY AND LAND RECORDS, SANGAREDDY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE ON CORRUPTION CHARGES

The State Government has dismissed Mr.D.Krishnaiah, formerly Inspector of Survey, Settlement and Land Records at Sangareddy, headquarter town of Medak district from service following his conviction in a court of law on bribe charges.

Mr.Krishnaiah while working at Sangareddy was trapped by ACB Officials on 15-5-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 800 from the complainant for surveying of the land of his daughter. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases convicted and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1000 each under two counts. Consequently he was dismissed from service.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH MORE THAN RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO ANANTAPUR SANITARY INSPECTOR

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials at four places in Anantapur town today (10-3-03) resulted in unearthing of assets worth more than Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to Mr.M.Prabhakar Goud, Sanitary Inspector, Anantapur Municipality. The properties include 10 plots, four houses, all in Anantapur town, one Maruti car, cash of Rs. 1.40 lakhs, investments in two chit funds worth Rs. 1.30 lakhs and promissory notes worth Rs. 4.8 lakhs. All the assets are in his name or in the name of his wife and other family members.
Further investigation is under progress.

Mr.Prabhakar Goud joined in service as Field Assistant in 1973 and subsequently promoted as Health Assistant in 1985 and as Sanitary Inspector in 1988.

TOWN SURVEYOR OF GUDIVADA MUNICIPALITY LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.Sunkara Ramakrishna Babu, Town Surveyor, Gudivada Municipality (Krishna district) was trapped by ACB Officials at his office today (10-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from the complainant to survey his house site pending since one month. Right hand fingers of the Town Surveyor proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

VETERINARY SURGEON IN ADILABAD DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE FROM ‘VELUGU’ BENEFICIARIES

Dr.Ch.Ajaykumar, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Veterinary Dispensary, Itchoda in Adilabad district was trapped by ACB Officials today (11-3-03) when he demanded and accepted bribe from 12 women beneficiaries of “Velugu” project. He was caught red handed at his residence in Itchoda when he received Rs. 2,400 towards bribe from the complainant, husband of one of the beneficiaries. He demanded the bribe at the rate of Rs. 200/- from each of the beneficiary to issue health and age certificate for the buffaloes purchased under “Velugu” scheme. The tainted amount was recovered from the young Veterinary Assistant Surgeon who joined the service in 1999. His hands proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SEARCH OF TRAPPED MVI’S HOUSE YIELD ASSETS OVER RS. 20 LAKHS

ACB Officials conducted search of the house of Mr.Ch.N.V.Hyma Rao, Motor Vehicles Inspector (MVI), working in the Vehicle Fitness Centre, Autonagar (Vijayawada) unearthing properties worth over Rs. 20 lakhs. The assets include two flats at Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, one house at Rajahmundry, 500 grams of gold, 2.5 kgs of silver, bank balances to a tune of Rs. 4.5 lakhs and cash of Rs. 42,000/-. The MVI was trapped on 8-3-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600 from the complainant for issuing fitness certificate to his truck.
Further investigation is under progress.

FURTHER ASSETS OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF EXCISE FOUND

Fresh assets including 1.5 kg of gold and bank balances to a tune of Rs. 55,773 were found when the ACB officials opened the bank locker of Mr. K.Venkata Rama Narasimha Raju, Assistant Commissioner of Excise, presently working as Assistant Commissioner of Distilleries against whom simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials on 8-3-03 resulting in unearthing of assets worth over Rs. 1 crore.
Further investigation is under progress.

TWO ACB CONSTABLES IN ACB NET

Two Police Constables working in Anti Corruption Bureau, Vijayawada Range were caught red handed by ACB Officials at Mangalagiri in Guntur district today (12-3-03) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 12,000 from a Lady Doctor working in Government Hospital, Mangalagiri. The two constables—K.S.Prasada Rao (PC No 608) and N.Seetaramaiah (PC No 1582)demanded bribe by keeping the Lady Doctor under threat that there is an enquiry against her and accepted the bribe amount through a private person Mr.K.Srinivas at a private Diagnostic Centre at Mangalagiri. Both hand fingers of the private individual proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the private person. Both the ACB constables and the private person have been arrested.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS MORE THAN RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TOSUB REGISTRAR OF PRODDATUR (KADAPA DISTRICT)

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (12-3-03) at three places in Kadapa district unearthed assets worth more than Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to Mr.B.Naga mallesh, Sub Registrar, Proddatur (Kadapa district). The properties include two houses at Kadapa, two tractors, one crusher machine, gold jewellery 500 grams, cash of Rs. 1.15 lakhs, FDRs worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs, and one Maruthi Zen car. During the searches the ACB Officials found 67 registered documents pertaining to house sites and agricultural lands in Kadapa district acquired by the Sub Registrar.
Further investigation is under progress.

Mr.Naga Mallesh joined service as Section Writer in 1974 and promoted as sub Registrar in 1995. He is working at Proddatur since two years.

DISTRICT CONVENOR OF ITIs, KURNOOL TRAPPED BY ACB OFFICIALS

Mr.G.Ratnam Shetty, Principal for ITI for Girls, Kurnool and District Convenor for ITI admissions was trapped by ACB Officials today (13-03-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,125 from the Principal of a private ITI to do an official favour. Mr.Shetty demanded the in-charge Principal of two Private ITIs at Dhone and Pathikonda to pay the bribe for officially communicating the list of ITI students selected for the two Institutions for which the process of admissions was over in October 2002. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

R & B EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AT SIDDIPET LANDED IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths caught red handed Mr.M.Janardhana Reddy, Executive Engineer, Road & Buildings department at Siddipet at his Office on 12-3-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 30,000 from a R & B contractor towards first installment for the bills already passed. The Executive Engineer demanding 2 percent commission towards bribe amount for the bills passed by him to a tune of over Rs. 46 lakhs and threatened the complainant that he would not pass future bills if he failed to pay the bribe. Both hands of the Accused EE proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him who was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER INCHARGE VAO OF NARMETTA IN MEDAK DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.G.Vittal, formerly in charge Village Administrative Officer, Narmetta in Medak district from service following his conviction in a ACB trap case.

Mr.Vittal while working as in charge VAO for Narmetta village was trapped by ACB Officials on 21-11-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600 from the complainant for entering details of his purchased lands in Revenue Records. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him in this case on 30-5-02 and sentenced him undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 250 each under two counts. Consequently he was dismissed from the service.

FORMER DEPUTY SURVEYOR OF KASIPET MANDAL (ADILABAD DISTRICT) DISMISSED FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION IN A BRIBE CASE

The State Government has ordered dismissal of Mr.Anwar Aziz, formerly Deputy Surveyor, O/o MRO, Kasipet mandal in Adilabad district from service following charges of corruption proved against him.

ACB sleuths trapped Mr.Anwar Aziz while he was working as Deputy Surveyor, O/o MRO, Kasipet mandal on 12-12-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2000 from the complainant for demarketing and measuring his land. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 30-12-02 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay fine of Rs. 1000 each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction Mr.Vittal was dismissed from service.

CONVICTED PANCHAYAT RAJ ASSISTANT ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.M.Anantha Ramulu, formerly Assistant Engineer (Panchayat Raj) at Marpally in Rangareddy district from service following his conviction in a ACB trap case.

Mr. Anantha Ramulu while working at Marpally was trapped by ACB Officials on 3-11-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000 from the complainant for recording the work executed by him under Janma Bhoomi Programme. The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him in this case on 13-11-02 and sentenced him undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000 each under two counts. Consequently he was dismissed from the service.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY IN CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The District Collector of Chittoor ordered dismissal of Mr. Sk.Hameed Basha, formerly Additional Revenue Inspector (ARI) in MRO office, Pulicherla mandal in Chittoor District from service following charges of corruption proved against him.

ACB conducted a regular enquiry into the allegations against Mr.Hameed Basha and found that he had collected illegal gratifications in two instances while he was working as ARI in the Office of MRO, Pulicherla during 1999. Later, a departmental enquiry was ordered wherein the charges against him were proved. Based on the enquiry report, the authorities ordered dismissal of Mr.Hameed Basha, who is presently working as Panchayat Secretary, Kotagaram, G.D.Nellore Mandal in Chittoor District.

ACB UNCOVERS TRANSPORT BUSINESS OF AMVI (TASK FORCE), VISAKHAPATNAM

Simultaneous searches and enquires carried out by ACB Officials for two days on 16-3-03 and 17-3-03 at visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Salur and two places in Orissa (Chatrapur and Berhampur) disclosed that Mr. Karri Srinivasa Rao, Assistant Motor Vehicles Inspector (AMVI), Task Force at Visakhapatnam is running a Transport business with a huge fleet of 11 ten-tyre open trucks, one tractor trailor, a tanker and two TATA Indica cars in the name of Accused Officer’s wife and other dependent relatives. The market value of the fleet is expected to be over Rs. 1.60 crore. The entire fleet was acquired during the year 2001 and 2002. The AMVI tried to sell away some of the vehicles in past few days.

Mr.Srinivasa Rao joined as AMVI in 1994 and worked at the Integrated check post on the Orissa boarder at Itchapuram for over seven years from the year 1995 to 2002.
Detail investigation is under progress at various locations.

SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE, CHANGOMAL POLICE STATION IN RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.K.Narasappa, Sub Inspector of Police, Changomal Police Station under Parigi Circle in Rangareddy district was trapped by ACB Officials today (17-03-03) at the Police Station when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant’s sister was driven away from her house by her husband and other family members of her in laws following which she had lodged a complaint with Changomal Police in November 2002. Only her husband was arrested in connection with the case. The SI demanded the bribe to pursue the case filed by complainant’s sister against her husband and in laws and arrest the other accused in the case. Both hand fingers of the accused officer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

INSPECTOR OF LEGAL METROLOGY IN RANGAREDDY DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE THROUGH A MANNUAL ASSISTANT

Mr.G.Srinivasulu, Inspector, Legal Metrology in Rangareddy district was trapped by ACB Officials today (17-3-03) when he demanded a bribe Rs. 1000 from the complainant and received the same through Manual Assistant Mr.V.Ashok Rao. The Inspector demanded the bribe for affixing the certificate of verification seal on two electronic weighing machines of the complainant. The tainted amount was recovered from the Manual Assistant. The Inspector and the Manual Assistant were arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR OF CHAGALLU MANDAL IN WEST GODAVARI LANDED IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (17-3-03) caught red handed Mr.P.Satyanarayana, Revenue Inspector, O/o M.R.O., Chagallu mandal in West Godavari district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700 from the complainant, a native of Markandapadu village for issuing house-site possession certificate to him. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, O/o DISTRICT TREASURY OFFICER, VIZIANAGARAM TRAPPED BY ACB

Mr.K.Vasudeva Rao, Senior Accountant working in the O/o District Treasury Officer at Vizianagaram was caught red handed by ACB Officials today (18-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from one Armed Reserve Police Constable for processing District Police motor transport section bills to a tune of Rs. 1.5 lakhs. Right hand fingers of the Senior Accountant proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o MRO, KADAPA LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.L.Narayana, Mandal Surveyor working in the O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Kadapa mandal was trapped by ACB Officials at his Office on the late evening of 17-3-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Mandal Surveyor demanded the bribe for surveying and issuing surveyor report and sketch of the land belonging to the complainant’s mother. Both hands of the Mandal Surveyor proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS MORE THAN RS. 30 LAKHS BELONGING TO ASSISTANT LABOUR COMMISSIONER, ONGOLE

Simultaneous searched conducted by ACB Officials at different places today (20-3-03) unearthed assets worth more than Rs. 30 lakhs belonging to Mr.Ch.Prasad, Assistant Commissioner of Labour (ACL), Ongole. The properties include six houses at Guntur, Hyderabad, 1300 square yards of house site at Tenali, 32 acres of agricultural land at Dornala in Prakasam district, one car, four two-wheelers, 300 grams of gold, 235 grams of silver and household articles worth Rs. 4.5 lakhs. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife, dependent children and mother-in-law.

Mr.Prasad joined the Labour department in 1977 as Welfare Organisor and later promoted as Labour Officer in 1989 and Assistant Commissioner of Labour in 1992.
Further investigation is under progress.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF ENDOWNMENTS, KADAPA LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.Kadapa Ramthu, Junior Assistant, O/o Assistant Commissioner of Endownments, Kadapa was trapped in his Office by ACB Officials today (24-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Junior Assistant demanded the bribe from the incharge of Renovation Committee of Sri Ramaswamy Temple at Venkatasettipally in Badvel mandal to communicate proceedings of the Assistant Commissioner permitting the temple committee to utilize an amount of Rs. 15,000/- for renovation of the temple. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FIVE TTD STAFFERS PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD) authorities have punished five of its employees by cutting their increments as charges framed by ACB against them were proved.

ACB enquired into a case wherein five TTD employees --- Mr.C.Kapilamuni, Assistant Executive Engineer of S.V.Canteen Complex, Tirumala, Mr.M.Rama Murthy, Deputy Executive Engineer, Mr.K.Gurunadham, Mr.N.V.Subrahmanyam and Mr.V.S.Krishna Swamy, all Gas Operators --- collided themselves and in 1996 and manipulated the quotations for the purchase of spare parts for Gas Plant and claimed the bills for exorbitant rates. As the charges against them were proved the TTD authorities ordered stoppage of two increments to Mr.Krishna Swamy while one increment to four others with cumulative effect.

FORMER VAO, UDIRIPIKONDA IN ANATAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN GRAFT CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad Sri.M.A.Rafee today (25-3-03) convicted Mr.T.Niranjan, former VAO, Udiripikonda of Kadiri mandal in Anantapur district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts in a case filed against him by ACB.

Mr.Niranjan while working as VAO of Udiripikonda was trapped by ACB Officials on 9-2-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000 through his wife from the complainant for delivering his pattadar pass book.

BAPATLA SUB REGISTRAR LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.G.Srinivasa Rao, Sub Registrar, Bapatla (Guntur district) was trapped by the ACB Officials on 24-3-03 when he demanded a bribe of Rs. 7,200/- from the complainant and accepted the same through two private persons to do an official favour. On the instructions of the Sub Registrar, one Mr.Ch.Veeraiah, former Document Writer received the bribe amount from the complainant and handed over the same to his assistant Mr.N.Narsaiah. The Sub Registrar demanded the bribe to register the ancestral property partition deed between the complainant and his brother. Both hands of two private persons proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered at the instance of the two private individuals.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 35 LAKHS BELONGING TO DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF TELUGU GANGA PROJECT, VELUGONDA

Searches conducted by ACB Officials at Nandyal in Kurnool district today (26-3-03) disclosed assets worth over Rs. 35 lakhs belonging to Mr.Kolisetti Dasthagiraiah, Deputy Executive Engineer, Telugu Ganga Project, Sub Division 3, Velugonda (Kurnool district). The properties include one house site at Guntupalli in Kadapa district, two house sites, one house, two commercial complexes, another house under construction, all at Nandyal, promissory notes worth Rs. 3.30 lakhs, gold jewellery worth Rs. 2 lakhs, one motor cycle and bank balance of Rs. 70,000. He is in possession of a Dish Antenna worth Rs. 1.25 lakhs. During the course of searches, the ACB Officials found that he sold away the house in which he is presently staying for Rs. 20 lakhs only last month.

Mr.Dasthagiraiah who joined service as Tracer in 1970 was promoted as Assistant Engineer in 1976 and subsequently as Deputy Executive Engineer. He is working in the Telugu Ganga Project since one year.
Further investigation is under progress.

MPDO, VEENAVANKA (KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT) LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.B.Rajaiah, Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Veenavanka mandal in Karimnagar district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence this morning (26-3-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for handing over a cheque for Rs. 7,000/- towards works executed by him under the Janma Bhoomi Programme. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 70 LAKHS BELONGING TO REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER, KHAIRATABAD

Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB today (27-3-03) conducted simultaneous searches which led to disclosure of assets worth over Rs. 70 lakhs belonging to Mr.Syed Fahemudin, Regional Transport Officer/Assistant Transport Commissioner, Central Zone (Khairatabad), Hyderabad. The properties include three single storeyed buildings, one house under construction consisting of cellar, ground floor and first floor, four flats, four plots, all in and around Hyderabad, LIC policies worth Rs. 7.5 lakhs. Bank balances of Rs.7.5 lakhs, one Scorpio car, one Maruthi van and costly household articles have also came to notice. Three bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified. All the assets are in the name of the RTO and in the names of his wife and children.

Mr. Syed Fahemudin joined Govt. Service as a clerk in Transport Department in 1970. He was promoted to the rank of RTO in the year 1997 and served at Karimnagar before coming to Hyderabad.
Further investigation is under progress.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH Rs. 25 lakhs BELONGING TO SUSPENDED JOINT DIRECTOR OF BUREAU OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (27-3-03) revealed assets worth about Rs. 25 lakhs belonging to Mrs.D.Nagamani, Joint Director (Under Suspension), bureau of Economics and Statistics, Hyderabad. The properties include three flats, two in Attapur of RR district and one in Kakinada, four plots, all on the outskirts of Hyderabad City in Rangareddy district, one MIG house at Moula Ali (Rangareddy district), Hyderabad, two cars, two two-wheelers, chits worth Rs. 45,000/- and valuable household articles. All the properties except the two-wheelers are in the name of the Accused Officer.

She joined as Assistant Director in the Bureau of Economics and Statistics in 1987 and promoted as Deputy Director in 1993 and later as Joint Director in 1998. Earlier she worked as Executive Director of S.C.Corporation at Kakinada, as Executive Director, B.C.Corporation, Medak and as Project Director, ITDA at Srisailam.
Further investigation is under progress.

ADDITIONAL ASSSISTANT ENGINEER OF APSPDCL, MACHILIPATNAM TRAPPED BY ACB

ACB Sleuths today (27-3-03) caught red handed Mr.P.Subba Rao, Additional Assistant Engineer, A.P.Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL), Machilipatnam when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The AAE demanded the complainant, a grade one contractor to pay the bribe to process and forward his bill for Rs. 77,000/- to higher authorities for approval. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, VINUKONDA (GUNTUR DISTRICT) CAUGHT RED HANDED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.T.Venkaiah, Senior Assistant working in the Office of Mandal Revenue Officer, Vinukonda mandal (Guntur district) was trapped by the ACB Officials on 26-3-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from a Fair Price Shop Dealer for processing the file relating to issuing of rice release orders under Public Distribution System (PDS) and also for verifying coupons and certifying the sales register of his shop. Right hand fingers of the Senior Assistant proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER DCTO- I OF TANUKU CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Mr.B.V.Narayana Kumar, formerly Deputy Commercial Taxes Officer I, Tanuku (West Godavari district) and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each under different counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Narayana Kumar while working as DCTO I at Tanuku was trapped by the ACB Officials on 29-1-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the owner of an Electrical Shop for not conducting inspection and not to harass him.

TWO STAFFERS OF O/o B.C.WELFARE OFFICER, CHITTOOR PUN ISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has imposed punishment on Mr.S.Gopal, Junior Assistant and Mr.P.Chengaiah, In charge of Stores working in the O/o B.C.Welfare Officer, Chittoor as charges against them were proved.

ACB Officials conducted surprise check on the Stores attached to the O/o B.C.Welfare Officer, Chittoor on February 27, 1996 and found certain irregularities in the stocks of the stores. Subsequent departmental enquiry proved Mr.Gopal was guilty of shortage of books while Mr.Chengaiah was guilty of shortage of throw balls, excess trunk boxes, bed sheets and stiched dresses. Based on the enquiry report the State Government ordered withholding of one annual periodical increment to Mr.Gopal and withholding of two increments to Mr.Chengaiah. The State Government also ordered recovery of Rs. 3,970 and Rs. 495 from Mr.Gopal and Mr.Chengiah respectively for shortages.

INSPECTOR OF SURVEY AND LAND RECORDS, MAHABOOBNAGAR CAUGHT RED HANDED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (29-3-03) caught red handed Mr.N.Venkateswarlu, Inspector, Survey and Land Records, working in the O/o Assistant Director of Survey and Land Records, Mahaboobnagar when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,500/- from the complainant to issue survey report relating to his lands for which survey was conducted on 10-3-03. The tainted amount was recovered from his right side rear pocket of the trouser. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ADDL. ASSISTAN ENGINEER (OPERATIONS), APEPDCL, CHAGALLU IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.K.Venkata Rama Reddy, Additional Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL), Chagallu in West Godavari district was trapped by the ACB Officials on 28-3-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from a farmer to do an official favour. He demanded the bribe to supply power from the electrical pole to the farmer’s agricultural pump set sanctioned earlier by the Additional Divisional Engineer, Nidadavole. The tainted amount was recovered from the table drawer of the Accused Engineer where the bribe amount was kept on the instructions of him by the complainant. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FOREST RANGE OFFICER, BHOOPALAPALLI RANGE IN WARANGAL DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr. M.A. Khaleeq, Forest Range Officer, Bhoopalapalli Range of Mulug Sub Division (Warangal Division) was trapped by the ACB Officials at his residence at Hanamakonda on 29-03-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant to do official favour. The Forest Range Officer demanded the bribe from the complainant, owner of a timber depot at Parkal to process the licence of his depot for renewal. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (NORTH) ROADS AND BUILDINGS, HYDERABAD LANDED IN ACB TRAP

ACB sleuths today (31-3-03) caught red handed Mr.Kamisetty Suresh, Deputy Executive Engineer (North Buildings Division), Roads and Buildings Department, Hyderabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from a contractor to do an official favour. The Dy EE demanded the bribe from the contractor for making entries in M.Book and passing the bills pertaining to the sanitary fittings work executed by him at the O/o Commissioner and Director of Agriculture. The tainted amount was recovered from him. Chemical test conducted on him proved positive. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICER, MULUGU (WARANGAL DISTRICT) IN ACB NET

Ms.Lalitha Kumari, Child Development Project Officer, Mulugu in Warangal district walked into the trap of ACB Officials when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant at her Office today (31-3-03) to do an official favour. The complainant is a transport contractor of food material from the district headquarter town to all the Anganwadi centers in Mulugu. She demanded the bribe to handover a DD for Rs. 15,145/- to the complainant towards the transportation charges. The tainted amount was recovered from her. She was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECKS BY ACB AT DIFFERENT GOVERNMENT UNITS

ACB Officials today (31-3-03) conducted surprise checks at Sub Treasury Offices (STOs) located at Jagityal (Karimnagar district), Bodhan (Nizamabad district), Narsapur (Medak district), Adoni (Kurnool district) and Venkatagiri (Nellore district), Agricultural Market Committee Office at Suryapet (Nalgonda district) and Government Residential School for the Blind at Hindupur (Anantapur district). Excess cash with some Officials at STOs and at Market Committee Office and certain irregularities were noticed at Blind School at Hindupur during the checks.
Further enquiry is under progress.

 

JULY-SEPT 2003

FORMER CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON, GARLA (KHAMMAM DISTRICT) CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

Dr.P.Atchuta Rao, formerly Civil Assistant Surgeon, Government Civil Hospital, Garla in Khammam district has been convicted and sentenced to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts on bribe charges by Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

Dr.Atchuta Rao while working at Garla was trapped by the ACB Officials on 11-11-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from the complainant for admitting and giving proper treatment to his maternal aunt in a delivery case.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF VUNDAVALLI IN GUNTUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.N.Veeraiah, Village Secretary, Vundavalli of Tadepalli mandal in Guntur district was trapped by the ACB Officials today (2-7-03) at his Office for doing official favour of issuing approval to building plan submitted by the complainant. The Village Secretary had already taken Rs. 500/- earlier on 27-6-03 and was now caught while accepting the balance amount of Rs. 500/- against original demand of Rs. 1,000/-. Both hand fingers of the Village Secretary proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT OFFICER, ONGOLE ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Munu Swamy, Junior Assistant working in the O/o District Employment Officer, Ongole was trapped by the ACB Officials today (3-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the unemployed ST youth, a resident of Chirala for doing the official favour of including his name in the list of eligible candidates to be sent to various departments filling up SC, ST back log posts. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. The Junior Assistant has been arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore

The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (WATER WORKS), VIJAYAWADA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (4-7-03) at Vijayawada, Nagayalanka and Bhattiprole unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs. 25 lakhs belonging to Mr.Talasila Ranga Rao, Assistant Engineer (Water Works) of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation. The disproportionate assets include a 2-storeyed building in patamata area (Vijayawada), a house site in Kanuru, 10 acres of agricultural land in Talagadadeevi village of Nagayalanka mandal, one acre of agricultural land in Kankipadu, valuable house hold articles worth Rs. 2 lakhs, 500 grams of gold, cash of Rs. 70,000/-, bank deposits worth Rs. 40,000/- and LIC premia and chit-subscriptions worth Rs. one lakh. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife.

Mr.Ranga Rao joined service as a Tracer in 1993 and promoted as Draughtsman-grade III in the year 1996 and later as Assistant Engineer in the year 1998

The Assistant Engineer has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

Further investigation is under progress.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o DY DEO, AMEERPET ZONE (HYDERABAD) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

ACB sleuths today (5-7-03) trapped Mr.Ramula Ravikant, Junior Assistant, O/o Deputy DEO, Ameerpet Zone, Hyderabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for processing application of Gyana Saraswathi High School, Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar (Hyderabad) for issue of new TC book. The tainted amount was recovered from him. Chemical test conduced on him proved positive. He has been arrested and is being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, REGIONAL EYE HOSPITAL, KURNOOL CONVICTED IN A BRIBE CASE

Dr.E.Vasantha Murthy, formerly Assistant Professor, Regional Eye Hospital, Kurnool has been convicted by the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Dr.Vasantha Murthy while working at Kurnool was trapped by the ACB Officials on 2-7-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a woman, resident of Tarigopula in Nandikotkur mandal for having conducted eye operation on her husband.

GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDS PENSION OF CONVICTED DCTO

The State Government has punished Mr.M.K.Khursheed, retired Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (DCTO) by withholding his pension and entire gratuity as he was convicted in a court of law on bribe charges.

Mr.Khursheed while working as in charge DCTO, Ashoknagar Circle, Hyderabad was trapped by the ACB Officials on 16-1-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing way bills and to waive off the penalty levied in a show cause notice issued earlier. He was convicted by Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 1-2-2002 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the State Government ordered withholding of his 100 per cent pension and entire gratuity since he retired from service on 28-2-1998.

DEE OF A.P. STATE COOPERATIVE RURAL IRRIGATION CORPORATION, VIZIANAGARAM ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Nageswara Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P.State Cooperative Rural Irrigation Corporation Limited, Vizianagaram was trapped by the ACB Officials today (7-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant-contractor for doing official favour of issuing a cheque for Rs. 2,04,332-50 towards installation of 29 bore wells. Right hand fingers of the DEE proved positive when subjected to chemical Test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Specail Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

TWO STAFFERS OF NPDCL AT KAMAREDDY (NIZAMABAD DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.Sudarshan, Junior Accounts Officer (JAO) and Mr.G.Manikyam, UDC, working in the Office of the Divisional Electrical Engineer, Northern Power Dtribution Company Limited (NPDCL), Kamareddy in Nizamabad district were trapped when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant, a retired Additional Assistant Engineer of APTRANSCO had approached the Accused Officers to issue his last pay certificate (LPC) regarding absence period. The JAO and UDC demanded Rs. 3,000/- each to issue the certificate and process the file. The UDC received the total bribe amount of Rs. 6,000/- including the share of JAO. The tainted amount was recovered from the UDC. Both the JAO and UDC have been arrested and are being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

FORMER MVI AT ARMOOR IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN DISPROPORTIONATE OF ASSETS CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.G.Ramesh, formerly MVI at Armoor in Nizamabad district from service as charges of disproportionate of assets amassed by him were proved.

ACB registered a case of disproportionate of assets against Mr.Ramesh while he was working as MVI at Armoor during 1995. He was later placed on defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP). The Tribunal found him in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 2,79,546/-. Based on the findings of the TDP the State Government ordered his dismissal from service.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AND SENIOR ASSISTANT OF R & B DEPARTMENT, HYDERABAD ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.Amrutha Reddy, Deputy Executive Engineer, Roads & Buildings department, Roads Sub Division No. 1, Hyderabad was trapped by the ACB Officials today (15-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant, an Assistant Executive Engineer of the same department to do an official favour. He demanded the bribe from the AEE for sending a report of his attendence to the Executive Engineer for payment of salary for the month of June 2003. After

receiving the bribe amount the DEE handed over the same to Mr.B.Ramachander, Senior Assistant from whom the tainted amount has been recovered. Both the DEE and the Senior Assistant have tested positive in chemical test. They have been arrested and are being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

Further investigation is under progress.

SURPRISE CHECK BY ACB RESULTS SEIZURE OF UNACCOUNTED CASH FROM INTEGRATED CHECK POST AT BHORAJ (ADILABAD DISTRICT)

On credible information that staff at Integrated Check Post at Bhoraj in Adilabad district are indulging in corrupt practices, ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the check post in the wee hours of today (15-7-03) and found certain irregularities being committed by the personnel on duty. The ACB Officials noticed that some of the officials engaged private persons to collect bribes from the vehicle users. A total unaccounted cash of Rs. 11,970 has been seized from the private persons and officials at Transport and Commercial Tax check posts.

Three officials of Commercial Tax check post and one official of Prohibition and Excise check post were found absent from duty. The ACB Officials also noticed irregularities at Marketing check post.

Further follow up action is under process.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 75 LAKHS BELONGING TO JOINT COMMISSIONER OF COMMERCIAL TAXES OFFICER

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (16-7-03) at Rajahmundry and Hyderabad unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 75 lakhs belonging to Mr.G.B.Gopala Rao, Joint Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Hyderabad, who is presently on leave. The assets include a four-storied A/C Lodge (Hotel Krishna River View Inn) in Rajahmundry, 6 individual resorts in Dhowleswaram, one 3 storied building in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, 10 acres of agricultural land in .Yerrampalem Village near Rajahmundry, 6 house sites in and around Rajahmundry, one MIG house in Lala Cheruvu, one apartment in Danavaipeta, Rajahmundry, gold and silver ornaments and valuable house hold articles. The properties are in his name and in name of his family members and another.

The bank locker at UCO bank, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad is yet to be opened and verified.

Mr.Gopala Rao joined Government service as a direct recruit commercial Taxes Officer (CTO) in 1977. He was promoted as Assistant Commissioner in the year 1984 and as Deputy Commissioner in 1989 and as joint Commissioner in the year 1998.

Mr.Gopala Rao has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONER AND INCHARGE TOWN PLANNING OFFICER, GUDUR MUNICIPALITY LANDED IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (16-7-03) caught red handed Mr.E.N.Roshappa, Municipal Commissioner and Mr.Subbarayudu, Assistant Engineer and In charge Town Planning Officer, Gudur Municipality (Nellore district) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1200/- and Rs. 1000/- respectively from an advertising agency owner for giving permission for installation of publicity hoardings at six places in Gudur town. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. Both the Municipal Commissioner and In charge Town Planning Officer have been arrested and are being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ IN WARANGAL DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.K.Ramamohana Reddy, Assistant Executive Engineer of Panchayat Raj department, Mogullapalli mandal in Warangal district was trapped by the ACB Officials at his residence at Hanamakonda this morning (16-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant for making payment to the works executed by him. On noticing the ACB Officials, the AEE fled away from his house but he was caught after a chase. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

MRI OF MACHILIPATNAM CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE FROM RICKSHAW PULLERS

Mr.Y.Satyanarayana, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Machilipatnam was trapped by the ACB Officials today (17-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from two rickshaw pullers to do an official favour. The two rickshaw pullers, residents of Vadde Ranga Rao Nagar in Machilipatnam had approached the MRI requesting him to issue residential proof certificates to enable them to obtain bank loans for purchasing rickshaws. The MRI demanded them to pay the bribe for issuing residential certificates. The MRI tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

FOOD INSPECTOR OF MACHILIPATNAM MUNICIPALITY ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

ACB Sleuths trapped Mr.S.Chandrasekhar, Food Inspector, Machilipatnam Municipality when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant on the night of 17-7-03 at his residence. He demanded the bribe for not harassing him by taking samples from his retail rice shop. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during the chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK BY ACB REVEALS IRREGULARITIES AT O/o SUB TREASURY OFFICER, MAHABOOBABAD, WARANGAL DISTRICT

ACB officials today (18-7-03) organized a surprise check on the Office of the Sub Treasury Officer, Mahaboobad (Warangal district). During the check unaccounted cash of Rs. 1,000/- was seized from the possession of Mr.Md.Yakoob, Senior Accounts Officer. ACB Officials found the Sub Treasury Officer, Assistant STO, two Senior Accounts Officers absent from duty at 4.20 p.m. in addition to other irregularities.

Further follow up action is under progress.

JUDICIAL FIRST CLASS MAGISTRATE OF PALAMNER COURT IN CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.Srirama Sanjeeva Rao, Judicial First Class Magistrate (JFCM) cum Junior Civil Judge, Palamner Court in Chittoor district was trapped by ACB Officials today (19-7-03) on a complainant from an advocate practicing in the same court. The Magistrate directed the complainant to handover the the bribe amount of Rs. 5,000/- to the Court Constable Mr.Vijayan of Palamneru Police Station. The Magistrate demanded the bribe to do an official favour of giving favourable orders in the discharge petition filed by the complainant on behalf of two accused in an excise case. The court constable received the bribe amount in the Court complex. The tainted amount has been recovered from the Court Constable.

The case is under investigation.

MRO OF SABBAVARAM IN VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.I.Krishna Kishore, Mandal Revenue Officer of Sabbavaram mandal, Visakhapatnam district was caught red handed by ACB Officials today (19-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of sending a favourable field enquiry report with regard to a disputed land. Right hand fingers of the MRO proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered at his instance from the table drawer. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case is under investigation.

FORMER DEPUT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER A.P.STATE COOP RURAL IRRIGATION CORP, KARIMNAGAR CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Mr.Vali Mohammed, formerly Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P. State Cooperative Rural Irrigation Corporation Limited, Karimnagar and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Vali Mohammed was trapped by ACB Officials on 31-1-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from a rig owner for passing bills for the works executed by him at Godavari Khani.

RETIRED JOINT DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.V.Ananda Kumar Reddy, retired Joint Director of Animal Husbandry by imposing five per cent cut in his pension for a period of six months as charges of misconduct against him were proved.

ACB enquired into the allegation of misconduct against Mr.Ananda Kumar Reddy while he was working as Joint Director, Animal Husbandry at Anantapur between 17-7-1997 and 30-6-1998 and charged him for receiving a DD for Rs. 8,800/- in his wife’s name from a firm at Bapatla for placing indents on the firm to supply medicines. Later his case was entrusted to the Commissioner of Inquiries, which recommended punishments. Consequently the Government punished him by ordering five per cent cut in his pension for a period of six months.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF KAMBARA IN SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT CONVICTED ON BRIBE CHARGES

Mr.Ganta Kailasa Rao, formerly VAO, Kamabara village, Veeraghattam mandal in Srikakulam district was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam who sentenced him to undergo one year simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts as charges of corruption against him were proved.

ACB Officials trapped Mr.Kailasa Rao while he was working as VAO at Kambara village on 2-9-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, an unemployed graduate for issuing OBC certificate to him. He is presently working as Village Secretary, Kambara village.

TWO RETIRED ENGINEERS OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT PUNISHED

The State Government has punished Mr.P.Malyadri Naidu, retired Executive Engineer and Mr. Sk.Hussain Saheb, retired Assistant Executive Engineer of Irrigation department by imposing 1 per cent cut each in their pension for a period of two years for causing loss to the government

ACB enquired into the allegations against Mr.Malyadri Naidu and Mr.Hussain Saheb while they were working as Executive Engineer, Central Division, Alur, Nellore district and Assistant Executive Engineer, Alur respectively for conspiring and preparing false estimations for repairs to the supply channel of an irrigation tank and caused loss to the Government. Later a departmental enquiry too proved the charges. Based on the enquiry report the Government punished both of them who have since retired from service.

FORMER A.P.S.E.B. STAFFER AT KURNOOL CONVICTED IN BRIBE CASE

The Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Mr.K.R.Chidanandaiah Setty, formerly Foreman (Grade I) of Special Maintenance Section, A.P.State Electricity Board (APSEB), Kurnool and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two different counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Chidanandaiah Setty while working as Foreman (Grade I), APSEB, Kurnool was trapped by ACB Officials on 3-11-1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 800/- from a ryot to supply a substitute transformer in place of burnt one. He retired from service on 30-6-2003 on attaining the age of superannuation.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS CUT IN PENSION OF RETIRED PROFESSOR OF FORENSIC MEDICINE IN ACB CASE

The State Government has ordered one per cent cut in the pension of Dr.S.S.Hari Prasad, formerly Professor of Forensic Medicine, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool as charges of misconduct against him were proved.

ACB enquired into the allegations against Dr.Hari Prasad while he was working at Kurnool Medical College and charged him with making false claim of TA. Later he was placed on defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) and the Tribunal found him guilty of the charge. Based on the TDP enquiry report the Government ordered one per cent cut in his pension permanently and recovery of false claim of Rs. 960/- from his pensionary benefits.

MRO, MRI AND MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR OF NALLAJERLA MANDAL IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.Ch.Satyanarayana, Mandal Revenue Officer, Mr.T.G.S.Kumar, Mandal Revenue Inspector and Mr.J.Narasimhulu, Mandal Deputy Surveyor, working in the Nallajerla mandal of West Godavari district were trapped by ACB Officials on 22-7-03 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from the complainant to do an official favour of issuing pattadar passbooks of the complainant and his mother. The MRI who initially demanded the bribe asked the complainant to handover the money to MRO with whom the related file was pending. The MRO while issuing the passbooks directed the complainant to give the bribe amount to the Mandal Deputy Surveyor who was present at that time in his Office room. Accordingly the complainant handed over the amount to the Mandal Deputy Surveyor. Chemical test on the back trouser pocket of the Mandal Deputy Surveyor proved positive where he had kept the bribe amount. The MRO, MRI and the Mandal Deputy Surveyor were arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS CUT IN 100 PER CENT PENSION OF RETIRED DISTRICT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICER IN TRAP CASE

The State Government has ordered cut in 100 per cent pension of Mr.N.Chalapathi rao, formerly District Social Welfare Officer (Backward Classes Welfare), Guntur as his conviction by the Special Judge was confirmed by the A.P.High Court in a trap case. The Government also ordered withholding of his entire death cum retirement gratuity (DCRG) etc.

ACB Officials trapped Mr.Chalapathi Rao while working as District Social Welfare Officer (Backward Classes Welfare), Guntur on 9-5-1988 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for passing his bills. The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted him on 16-1-1995 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/-. Disposing off his appeal petition, A.P.High Court confirmed the conviction but reduced the sentence to 15 days. Consequent to the conviction awarded by the High Court, the State Government ordered 100 per cent cut in his pension and withholding of his DCRG.

TWO STAFFERS OF REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has ordered punishment to Mr.S.A.Hameed, formerly Junior Assistant and Mr.N.Lakshma Reddy, formerly Attender of Sub Registrar’s Office, Pedakurapadu (Guntur district) by stopping each of their increment for two years with cumulative effect following charges of misconduct against them being proved.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on 1-10-1997 at the O/o SRO, Pedakurapadu and found unaccounted cash of Rs. 2,457/- in the possession of Mr.Hameed and Rs. 3,775/- in the possession of Mr.Lakshma Reddy. Later Government ordered a departmental enquiry in which the charges were proved. Based on the findings of the enquiry report the Government ordered punishment to both of them.

SECTION OFFICER AND ASSISTANT SECTION OFFICER OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT IN SECRETARIAT IN ACB NET

Mr.B.Venkateswara Rao, Section Officer and Mr.Ch.Srinivasulu, Assistant Section Officer, both working in the Finance Department (Finance Wing), A.P.Secretariat were today (25-7-03) caught red handed by ACB Officials when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- and Rs. 1,000/- respectively from the complainant to do an official favour. Both the Accused Officers demanded from the complainant, an Accounts Officer working in the Commissionarate of Civil Supplies, to pay the bribe for processing a file relating to his “compulsory wait” for the period from 31.5.2001 to 19.11.2001. They were trapped near a restaurant, near Basheer Bagh Centre, Hyderabad. They tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. They were arrested and are being produced before the Principal Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

SUB REGISTRAR AND HIS JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o SRO, NUZVID IN KRISHNA DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

ACB sleuths today (25-7-03) trapped Mr.D.Venkateswara Rao, Sub Registrar and Mr.K.Kodanda Rao, Junior Assistant, Sub Registrar’s Office, Nuzvid (Krishna district) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- and Rs. 850/- respectively from the complainant to do an official favour of registering his sale document. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. Both of them tested positive during the chemical test and were arrested. ACB Officials also arrested Mr.P.Papa Rao, Attender of the same Office and Mr.P.Narasimha Murthy, former document writer for assisting the Sub Registrar in collection of bribe-money. All the four persons arrested are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF A.P. SOUTHERN POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED, GUNTUR IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (28-7-03) caught red handed Mr.N.Singaiah, Assistant Engineer, A.P. Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL), Guntur at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant for favourably recommending restoration of power supply to his Ginning Mill, disconnected three years ago. The tainted amount was recovered from him. His hands tested positive during a chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT B.C. WELFARE OFFICER, NIRMAL ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.M.Chandrasekhar, Assistant B.C.Welare Officer, Nirmal (Adilabad district) was trapped by ACB Officials today (28-7-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,700/- from the complainant, a trader supplying provisions to B.C.Welfare Hostels for endorsing on three bills pertaining to supply of provisions to hostels. He was caught red handed this morning at his residence at Nirmal. The Accused Officer who received the bribe amount kept the same underneath a pillow before signing the bills. On noticing the ACB Officials he threw the money into the water tank from where the wet currency notes were seized. His right hand and the pillow cover proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK EXPOSES TRANSPORT CHEK POST PERSONNEL AT KAMAREDDY ENGAGING PRIVATE PERSON TO COLLECT BRIBES

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at RTA Check post at Kamareddy on the intervening night of July 26-27 and noticed that the Check Post Staff engaged a private person for collecting bribes from vehicle drivers. On seeing the ACB Officials, the private person tried to run away but was caught and cash of Rs. 4,160/- was seized from him. Enquiries revealed that the private person by name Mr.Agrisetty Lokesh was also working as a driver to the private vehicle of one of the check post AMVI. The ACB Officials also seized Rs. 100/-, which was given as bribe by five vehicle drivers.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

SUPERVISOR, AGRICULTURAL MARKET COMMITTEE, MACHILIPATNAM IN ACB NET

Shri M.Subba Rao, Supervisor, Agricultural Market Committee, Machilipatnam was trapped by A.C.B. Officials at his office today (30-7-2003) when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- from the complainant, a blackgram trader as illegal gratification to allow him to conduct his business without harassment.

Both hands of A.M.C. Supervisor proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from the almirah.

Shri M.Subba Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURE OFFICER IN HYDRABAD ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

ACB sleuths today (1-8-03) caught red handed Mr.D.Ravindra Babu, Agriculture Officer, Office of the Joint Director (Agriculture), Hyderabad Urban when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the owner of a seeds shop for processing his application for renewal of licence for his shop. He tested positive when subjected to chemical test. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

MANDAL EDUCATION OFFICER, PENDURTHI MANDAL (VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT) IN ACB NET

Mr.B.Duryodhan, Mandal Education Officer (MEO), Pendurthi Mandal of Visakhapatnam district was trapped by ACB Officials at 9.05 p.m. on 31-7-03 at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing salary certificate of his wife, who is a teacher to enable her to apply for a loan. Right hand fingers of the MEO proved positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

MRO AND REVENUE INSPECTOR OF PADMANABHAM MANDAL (VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Dharmachandra Reddy, Mandal Revenue Officer and Mr.Syed Asmath Pasha, Special U.D. Revenue Inspector working in O/o MRO, Padmanabham mandal in Visakhapatnam district were trapped by ACB Officials today (2-8-03) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant, a petty trader in wood for doing official favour of issuing ‘certificate of title on patta produce’. The MRO demanded the bribe and the Special UDRI accepted the amount as per the instruction of the former. The Special UDRI tested positive during chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from him. The MRO and the Special UDRI were arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

FORMER SUB ENGINEER OF A.P.STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD AT MIDJIL ( MAHABOOB NAGAR DISTRICT) DISMISSED IN TRAP CASE.

Mr.M.Jagadeeswar, formerly Sub Engineer, A.P.State Electricity Board, Midjil in Mhaboob Nagar District has been dismissed from service as he was convicted in a trap case.

Mr.Jagadeeswar while working at Midjil was trapped by the ACB Officials on 06-11-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.700/- from the complainant fro accepting the demand draft and preparing estimate and getting sanction of electricity to his poultry shed. The Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderbad convicted him on 24-04-2003 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the A.P.Central Power Distribution Company Limited (APCPDCL) dismissed him from service.

CONVICTED FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MPDO, BHEEMUNIPATNAM DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Mr.G.Madhusudhana Rao, former Junior Assistant, O/o Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Bheemunipatnam (Visakhapatnam District) was dismissed from service following his conviction in a court of law on bribe charges.

Mr.Madhusudhana Rao while working at Bheemunipatnam was trapped by ACB Officials on 16-06-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a Secondary Grade Teacher to clear Group Insurance Scheme (GIS) bill pertaining to his deceased wife. He was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 02-12-02 and sentenced to undergo one year simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the authorities of Zilla Parishad of Visakhapatnam dismissed Mr.Madhusudhana Rao, presently working as Junior Assistant, ZP High School, Jogampeta, from service.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AND WORKS INSPECTOR OF PANCHAYAT RAJ, INKOLLU MANDAL (PRAKASAM DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Samba Murthy, Assistant Executive Engineer and Mr.G.Hanumantha Rao, Works Inspector, Panchayat Raj Department, Inkollu mandal, Prakasam were trapped by ACB Officials at Inkollu today (5-8-03) when they demanded and accepted bribes of Rs. 7,500/- and Rs. 2,500/- respectively from the complainant to do an official favour. The AEE and Works Inspector demanded the bribe from the complainant, a contractor for passing the final bill for Rs. 3 lakhs for the work of construction of community hall at Inkollu done by him. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. They were arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

SHROFF AND CHALLAN WRITER, O/o SUB TREASURY OFFICER, NARASANNAPETA OF SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

ACB Officials today (5-8-03) trapped Mr.K.V.Bhaskara Rao, Shroff and Mr.M.Guravaiah, pension-cum-challan writer working in the Office of Sub Treasury Officer, Narasannapeta in Srkakulam district when the former demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant and handed over the same to the latter. The Shroff demanded the bribe from the complainant, a contractor supplying electrical materials to Gram Panchayats for issuing letters of credit for drawal of four cheques worth Rs. 17,700/- at SBI, Narasannpeta. After receiving the bribe amount the shroff handed over the same to the challan writer, who used to regularly assist him in collection of bribes. Right hand fingers of Shroff and both hand fingers of the challan writer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the challan writer. Both were arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF LABOUR, RAJAHMUNDRY ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.B.N.Murthy, Senior Assistant, O/o Assistant Commissioner of Labour, Rajahmundry was trapped by ACB Officials today (6-8-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of processing and issuing contractor-labour licence renewal certificate. The Senior Assistant tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

DEPUTY SURVEYOR, MAHANANDI MANDAL (KURNOOL DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.G.Vijayabhaskara Rao, Deputy Surveyor, Mahanandi mandal in Kurnool district was trapped by ACB Officials at his residence at Nandyal on 6-8-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, a resident of Thimmapur for surveying four acres of land assigned to him. He tested positive during the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

CONVICTED ACTO, VISAKHAPATNAM DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Mr.K.Umamaheswara Chari, former Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Poorna Market area, Visakhapatnam was dismissed from service following his conviction in a court of law on bribe charges.

Mr.Umamaheswara Chari while working at Visakhapatnam was trapped by ACB Officials on 16-2-1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for not implicating him in a false case. The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Mr.Chari on 10-6-2003 and sentenced him to undergo one year simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the State Government dismissed him from service.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION OF FORMER OFFICIAL OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF VIJAYAWADA IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court to Mr.P.Satyanarayana, formerly Municipal Secretary and FAC Deputy Educational Officer, Municipal Corporation of Vijayawada in a trap case.

Mr.Satyanarayana while working at Municipal Corporation of Vijaywada was trapped by the ACB Officials on 15-7-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a teacher of a Municipal Elementary School to process his transfer application. The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted him on 12-11-1996 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two courts. Dismissing his appeal the A.P.High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court. (He retired from service on 31-8-1994 after attaining super annuation).

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES FORMER SRO OF ATMAKUR IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.M.Sanjeeva Rao, formerly Sub Registrar, Atmakur in Kurnool district by reducing his pay scale by one grade following charges of misconduct against him being proved.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Office of Sub Registrar, Atmakur on 17-4-2000 and found Mr.Sanjeeva Rao, the then Sub Registrar absent from duty. The ACB Officials also found unaccounted cash of Rs.569.30 in a book kept in a shelf in his Office room. A departmental enquiry also proved the charges following which the State Government punished him by reducing his pay scale by one grade.

CIVIL SURGEON AT ONGOLE ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Dr.Mohammed Nazeeruddin, Civil Surgeon and Superintendent of Female Government Hospital, Ongole was caught by ACB Officials today (11-8-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant to conduct hysterectomy to his wife. The Civil Surgeon who provided a cover asked the complainant to keep the bribe amount in it and asked him to put the cover underneath the bed of patient’s examination table in his room. The tainted amount was recovered at his instance. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

DISTRICT REGISTRAR, GUNTUR ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

ACB Officials today (12-8-03) conducted simultaneous searches at Guntur and Vijayawada and other places and unearthed assets worth over Rs. 40 lakhs belonging to Mrs.D.M.Shyamala, District Registrar, Registration and Stamps department, Guntur. The disproportionate assets include 2 flats in Vijayawada, one flat in Guntur, 34 acres of fish and prawn tanks. 12 acres of agricultural land, one house site, one two wheeler and other valuable household articles. The properties are in her name and in the name of her family members and other close relatives.

Mrs.Shyamala joined Government Service as Sub Registrar in the year 1979. she was promoted as Assistant District Registrar in 1995 and subsequently as District Registrar in the year 1998.

She has been arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

Further investigation is under progress.

MRI,GUNDALA MANDAL (NALGONDA DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.Paritala Sudhakar, Mandal Revenu Inspector, Gundala mandal in Nalgonda district was trapped by ACB Officials on 11-8-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to inspect his horticulture lands and report to the higher authorities with regard to the loss of crop to enable him to claim compensation from the Government. After inspecting the land at Ambala village the MRI asked the complainant to keep the bribe amount in the Rexene bag attached to his motor cycle. The tainted amount was recovered from the bag. He was arrested and is being produced before the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

PLANNING OFFICER OF VISAKHAPATNAM URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE.

Mr.S.B.Bhuyan, Planning Officer, Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) was trapped by ACB Officials today (14-08-2003) at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- as reward for having done an official favour of issuing site regularization certificate in favour of the complainant, a builder. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was removed from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

FORMER DEPUTY TAHASILDAR, O/o MRO, MUSHEERABAD DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN TRAP CASE

Mr.A.Sharat Chandra Reddy, formerly Deputy Tahasildar, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Musheerabad, Hyderabad has been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Sharat Chandra Reddy while working at Musheerabad was trapped by ACB Officials on 29-10-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from an industry for not collecting administrative charges while recovering the textile cess due by the industry to the Textile Committee, Government of India and also not to harass the firm in future.

FORMER DCTO, TANUKU (WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT) DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.B.V.Narayana Kumar, formerly Deputy Commercial Tax Officer-I, Tanuku, West Godavari district following his conviction by a court of law in a trap case.

Mr.Narayana Kumar while working at Tanuku was trapped by the ACB Officials on 29-1-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the owner of an Electrical Shop for not conducting inspection and not to harass him. He was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 17-3-2003 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the Government dismissed him from service.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION TO FORMER SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE, CHENNAKOTHAPALLI (ANANTAPUR DISTRICT) IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court to Mr.M.Rama Subbaiah, formerly Sub Inspector of Police, Chennakothapalli Police Station, Anantapur district in a trap case.

Mr.Rama Subbaiah while working at Chennakothapalli Police Station was trapped by the ACB Officials on 18-8-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1100 from the complainant to release his seized car involved in a road accedent. The Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 30-9-1997 and sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts. He went in an appeal to the High Court challenging the trial court’s judgement and the High Court dismissing his petition confirmed the conviction and the sentence.

FOUR TRANSPORT PERSONNEL PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished four transport personnel including one Motor Vehicle Inspector for committing certain irregularities while working at Transport Check Post, Palvoncha in Khammam district.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Palvoncha Transport Check Post on 19-9-1998 and found that the personnel manning the check post had engaged a private person for collecting bribes from the vehicles. The ACB Officials had seized an amount of Rs. 2,485/- from the private individual. Based on the enquiry report and the material available with the Government, the authorities punished MVI Mr.P.Pratap by stopping his three increments with cumulative effect. Mr.T.Venkataramana and Mr.A.Srinivas, both AMVIs and Mr.N.Sivaiah, Transport Constable were awarded punishment by reducing their time scale by one level for six years.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION TO FORMER REVENUE INSPECTOR OF GOLLAPROLE MANDAL IN EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction awarded by trial court to Mr.Y.V.V.S.Suryanarayana, former Revenue Inspector, O/o Mandal Revenue Office, Gollaprole in East Godavari district in a trap case registered against him by ACB.

Mr.Suryanarayana while working as Revenue Inspector at Gollaprole was trapped by the ACB Officials on 22-2-1993 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant to issue agricultural income certificate to him. He was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 4-3-1997 and sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts. He filed criminal appeal challenging the order of the trial court. The High court while dismissing the criminal appeal has confirmed the conviction and sentence.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, R & B, ASHWARAOPET IN KHAMMAM DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.S.Raghavender, Assistant Engineer, Roads and Buildings, Ashwaraopet mandal in Khammam district was trapped by ACB Officials today (20-8-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from a contractor for forwarding bills for Rs. 1.02 lakhs for the road works executed by him. He came to the complainant’s residence at Ashwaraopet to receive the bribe amount. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

MRO OF DWARAKA TIRUMALA (WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT) LANDED IN ACB TRAP

Mr.K.Hanumantha Rao, Mandal Revenue Officer, Dwaraka Tirumala mandal in West Godavari district was caught red handed by ACB Officials on 19-8-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 7,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing “No objection certificate for felling of teak trees in patta lands”. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

FORMER VAO, CHEEMALADHARI IN RANGA REDDY DISTRICT CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.Narsimhulu, formerly Village Administrative Officer, Cheemaladhari, Mominpet in Ranga Reddy district has been convicted by the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Narsimhulu while working as VAO, Cheemaladhari was trapped by ACB Officials on 17-11-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of 250/- from the complainant for making entries in Revenue Records in respect of land purchased by his father. After receiving the bribe amount he passed on the same to a private person Mr.Kamal Reddy. The Judge however acquitted the private person in this case.

ACTO, RANIGUNJ ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.A.V.Surendra Kumar, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Ranigunj, Secunderabad was trapped by ACB Officials today (23-08-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant, owner of an engineering works shop for not to write any adverse remarks in the report after inspecting his shop and as a ‘mamool for not harassing him in future. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The Case is under investigation.

FORMER AMVI RANGA REDDY DISTRICT REMOVED FROM SERVICE FOR IRREGULARITIES

The State Government has removed Mr.B.H.Madhusudhan, formerly Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector, O/o DTC, Ranga Reddy District from service for committing certain irregularities.

ACB conducted a surprise check on 19-05-2000 at Kollakal village on National Highway in Toopran Mandal (Medak district) and found Mr.Madhusudhan had engaged a private individual to collect bribes from vehicles. On noticing the ACB Officials, the private person threw away an amount of Rs.800/-, which was later, seized. The AMVI was also charged with coming out of his Ranga Reddy district jurisdiction and entering the Medak district. Subsequently a departmental enquiry was ordered. Based on the enquiry report the Government dismissed him from service. He is presently working as AMVI, O/o District Transport Commissioner, Nizamabad.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE, PENUGONDA CIRCLE IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches conducted in Eluru, Penugonda and Vijayawada by ACB Officials today (24-8-03) unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 25 lakhs acquired by Mr.Abdul Rahaman, Inspector of Police, Penugonda Circle of West Godavari district. The assets include 8 acres of land in Ganguru village of Kankipadu mandal in Krishna district, one flat in Gunadala and a portion of commercial complex building in Eluru Road, Vijayawada. The properties were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife, son and daughter.

In addition to the above assets, the Inspector of Police also acquired 20 acres of agricultural land located in Pangidigudem of Dwaraka Tirumala mandal in West Godavari district meant for the landless poor in the names of his wife, son, daughter and sister-in-law by misrepresenting facts to the Revenue Authorities.

Mr.Abdul Rahaman has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

Further investigation is under progress.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION OF FORMER OFFICIAL OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF VIJAYAWADA IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court to Mr.P.Satyanarayana, formerly Municipal Secretary and FAC Deputy Educational Officer, Municipal Corporation of Vijayawada in a trap case.

Mr.Satyanarayana while working at Municipal Corporation of Vijaywada was trapped by the ACB Officials on 15-7-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a teacher of a Municipal Elementary School to process his transfer application. The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted him on 12-11-1996 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two courts. Dismissing his appeal the A.P.High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court. (He retired from service on 31-8-1994 after attaining super annuation).

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES FORMER SRO OF ATMAKUR IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.M.Sanjeeva Rao, formerly Sub Registrar, Atmakur in Kurnool district by reducing his pay scale by one grade following charges of misconduct against him being proved.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Office of Sub Registrar, Atmakur on 17-4-2000 and found Mr.Sanjeeva Rao, the then Sub Registrar absent from duty. The ACB Officials also found unaccounted cash of Rs.569.30 in a book kept in a shelf in his Office room. A departmental enquiry also proved the charges following which the State Government punished him by reducing his pay scale by one grade

MANAGER, ENGINEERING, HMWW & S BOARD, KUKATPALLY ARRSTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr. R.Sitaram, Manager, Engineering, Hyderabad Metro Water Works and Sewerage Board ( Kukatpally Housing Board Section), was trapped by A.C.B. officials today (25-8-2003) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.18,000/- from the complainant in connection with sanction of second tap connection to his house. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o. D.C.T.O., NARSARAOPET IN GUNTUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE.

Mr. T.Lakshminarsaiah, formerly Senior Assistant, O/o. D.C.T.O., Narsaraopet in Guntur district has been convicted by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to under go one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr. T.Lakshminarsaiah, while working at O/o. D.C.T.O., Narsaraopet was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 16-7-1994 when he accepted the bribe amount of Rs.4000/- from the Proprietor of an Electronic Shop on behalf of the then D.C.T.O., Mr. M.Dattatreya Sarma for showing the official favour in connection with the inspection of D.C.T.O., of the shop and for not registering a case against him. ( Mr. Dattatreya Sarma who is first accused in the case subsequently died and case stood abated against him).

MANDAL SURVEYOR, BATHALAPALLI MANDAL IN ANANTAPUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.A.Chandrasekhar, Mandal Surveyor, Bathalapalli mandal in Anantapur district was trapped by ACB Officials today (27-8-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Mandal Surveyor demanded the bribe for surveying the complainant’s agriculture lands in the wake of boundary dispute between him and his cousins. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

LINEMAN OF APSPDCL, PEDANA IN KRISHNA DISTRICT CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths on 26-8-03 caught Mr.K.Subba rao, Lineman, A.P.Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL), Pedana in Kirhsna District red handed when he demanded and accepted a bribe of 600/- for processing and forwarding the complainant’s application for a new electric connection to his house. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during a chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS STAFF AT COMMERCIAL TAX CHECK POST ENGAGING PRIVATE PERSONS TO COLLECT BRIBES

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Commercial Tax check post near Tungabhadra bridge on the outskirts of Kurnool on 27-8-03 and found that the staff had engaged two private persons to collect bribes from the vehicles. The ACB Officials also noticed some other irregularities including the staff not maintaining any declaration of personal cash. An amount of Rs. 6,120/- was seized from the two private persons who were collecting bribes from the vehicle drivers.

A detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

IRREGULARITIES FOUND AT O/o JOINT SUB REGISTRAR AT SANGAREDDY DURING SURPRISE BY ACB

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Office of Joint Sub Regiastrar of Medak district at Sangareddy between 3.30 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. on 26-8-03 and found certain irregularities being committed by the staff including Joint Sub Registrars I and II. The ACB Officials noticed two private persons to have been engaged by the staff to collect bribes from the public. Unaccounted cash of 1,300/- was seized from the two private individuals. Check also revealed shortage of Government cash and other irregularities.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for necessary action.

WORKS INSPECTOR OF HOUSING CORPORATION CAUGHT WITH BRIBE AMOUNT

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Cooperative Central Bank Branch at Salur in Vizianagaram district on 26-8-03 and found Mr.Ch.Ramachandra Rao, Works Inspector of A.P.State Housing Corporation (Ramabhadrapuram) collecting commission from the beneficiaries of Rural Permanent Housing Scheme. ACB Officials noticed that the works Inspector was collecting 8 per cent towards his commission on the amount sanctioned to 22 beneficiaries of the Scheme. The amount to a tune of Rs. 13,870/- thus collected from the beneficiaries, all residents of Kondakentuva of Ramabhadrapuram mandal was seized from him.

The matter is being taken up with Government for follow up action.

SURPRISE CHECK OF SOCIAL WELFARE HOSTEL IN VISAKHAPATNAM DIST.

ACB Officials conducted Surprise checks on 27-8-03 at A.P.Social Welfare Residential School for Girls at Yelamanchili, Social Welfare S.C. Boys Hostel, Adarshanagar at Gopalapatnam and Social Welfare Residential School at Devarapalli and found irregularities in management of hostels.

Detailed reports are being sent in all these cases to the Government for necessary action against the erring staff.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF ANNAVARAM TEMPLE ARRESTED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.K.Venkata Nagendra Bhupal, Junior Assistant working in the Central Stores section, Sree Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Devasthanam (Endownments department), Annavaram in East Godavari district was trapped by ACB Officials today (28-8-03) at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Junior Assistant demanded the bribe from the complainant, a contractor engaged to supply ‘gavanchas’ (sacred clothes) to process his petition dated 21-8-03 for renewal of contract to the Executive Officer of the Temple. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

ACB INSPECTION REVEALS VIOLATIONS OF BUILDING PLANS IN L.B.NAGAR MUNICIPAL AREA

On credible information about violation of building rules, ACB Officials conducted an inspection of a residential complex at SBH Colony, Bahadurguda under L.B.Nagar Municipality on 27-8-03 and noticed certain violations carried out with the connivance of Municipal and town planning personnel. The violations include the builder unauthorised conversion of the residential complex into commercial complex construction of shops in cellar meant for parking and violation of Building Regulation Scheme (BRS) rules and building permission rules stipulated by HUDA. Detailed report is being sent to Government to initiate action against erring Officials of the Municipal Office.

FORMER ACCOUNTANT OF KARIMNAGAR MUNICIPALITY CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Chandrasekharam, formerly Accountant, Karimnagar Municipality has been convicted by Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Chandrasekharam while working at Karimnagar Municipality was trapped by the ACB Officials on 7-7-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from a contractor to hand over a cheque for Rs. 36,999/- issued in his name by the authorities towards the works executed by him.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS EXCESS CASH WITH ASSISTANT SUB INSPECTOR (TRAFFIC) AT WARANGAL

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Warangal today (29-8-03) and seized excess cash of Rs. 1471/- from Mr.Mohammed Sadiq, Assistant Sub Inspector of Police attached to Traffic Police Station at Matwada in Warangal Town. The ACB Officials who conducted the check at ‘T’ Junction near MGM Hospital where the ASI was performing traffic duties also noticed that he did not declare personal cash while going on duty in contravention to departmental instructions.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

INCHARGE SUB REGISTRAR, BANTUMILLI IN KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (30-8-03) caught Mr.N.V.Koteswara Rao, In charge Sub Registrar, Bantumilli in Krishna district red handed when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing a copy of the registered will deed executed by his father earlier. After receiving the bribe amount he handed it over to a private person Mr.M.Sambasiva Rao. The tainted amount was recovered from the private individual. The Officials also seized Rs. 5480/- from the private person. Both of them tested positive during chemical test. Both were arrested and are being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, SAKHINETIPALLI IN E.G. DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.M.Pallapu Raju, Junior Assistant, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Sakhinetipalli mandal of East Godavari district was trapped by ACB Officials today (30-8-03) at the MRO Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, a village servant of Rameswaram for doing official favour of processing and forwarding the bill for Rs. 21,900/- towards death-cum-retirement gratuity in respect of his deceased father. The bill has to be sent to the Local Fund Audit Officer, kakinada through MRO. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

ACB CONDUCTS SURPRISE CHECK AT MAHANKALI TEMPLE, SECUNDERABAD TO EXPOSE IRREGULARITIES IN SAREE AUCTIONS

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Sri Ujjaini Mahankali Devesthanam (Mahankali Temple), Secunderabad on 29-8-03 and found that the staff were committing certain irregularities and indulging in corrupt activities while conducting auctioning of sarees offered to Godess by the devotees. The Officials found that the staff were not issuing correct receipts to the bidders and 279 unaccounted sarees in the stores, without entry in the saree stock register. The stock register and other records were seized for further verification.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government to take action against erring employees.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS IRREGULARITIES BY WARDEN OF ST BOYS HOSTEL, ALURU IN KURNOOL DISTRICT

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the ST Boys Hostel, Aluru (Kurnool district) on 29-8-03 and found certain irregularities like non maintenance of records and registers including attendence register. The Officials also found that the warden had claimed cosmetic charges for Rs. 4,000/- without actually purchasing the goods.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

UNACCOUNTED MONEY SEIZED BY ACB OFFICIALS DURING SURPRISE CHECKS AT STOs OF ONGOLE AND GUDUR

ACB Officials conducted surprise checks at Sub Treasury Offices (STOs) at Ongole, the headquarter town of Prakasam district and Gudur in Nellore district today. Unaccounted cash of Rs. 953/- from three employees at Ongole and unclaimed amount of Rs. 1,000/- on the floor of the Computer Room of STO at Gudur were found and seized.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for taking necessary action.

IRREGULARITIES FOUND AT SOCIAL WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, ARMOOR DURING SURPRISE CHECK BY ACB

ACB Officials today (30-8-03) conducted a surprise check at Social Welfare Boys Hostel at Armoor in Nizamabad district and found that the Hostel staff were drawing more ration than boarders. The register was showing the total number of inmates as 107 whereas physical verification by the ACB Officials revealed the presence of only 76 students. The Officials also noticed that the Hostel Welfare Officer was not maintaining the required registers.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

UNACCOUNTED CASH FOUND AT SUB REGISTRAR’S OFFICE AT KARIMNAGAR

ACB Officials today (30-8-03) conducted a surprise check at Office of Sub Registrar, Karimnagar and found the staff engaged two private persons to collect bribe amounts from the public. The Officials seized Rs. 6,190/- from the two private individuals. During the check some other irregularities were noticed.

Detailed report is being sent to the Government for further action.

FORMER ACTO, THONDAPALLY CHECK POST IN RANGA REDDY DISTRICT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.G.G.K.Chaitanya, formerly Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Commercial Check Post at Thondapally in Ranga Reddy district by stopping two annual increments with cumulative effect as charges against him by ACB were proved. The Government also punished Mr.A.Venkatami Reddy, former Junior Assistant of Thondapally check post by stopping one increment with cumulative effect in the same case.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at the Thondapally check post on 19-9-1998 and found unauthorised cash of Rs. 140/- in the check post and other irregularities being committed by the ACTO and other staff members. Based on a subsequent departmental enquiry report and other material available the Government ordered punishment to Mr.Chaitanya and Mr.Vemkarami Reddy.

FORMER MVI, FLYING SQUAD, WARANGAL ZONE PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.D.Satyanarayana Reddy, formerly Motor Vehicle Inspector, Flying Squad, Wanagal Zone by stopping his three annual increments with cumulative effect for committing certain irregularities.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Algunoor in Karimnagar district on 8-4-1999 and found Mr.Satyanarayana Reddy engaged a private person to collect bribes. The ACB Officials seized unaccounted cash of Rs. 2450/- from the possession of the private person. Based on the departmental enquiry report on the charges leveled against him the Government punished him ordering stoppage of three annual increments with cumulative effect.

SEPTEMBER-2003

EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF PALAKURTHI TEMPLE IN WARANGAL DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.G.Satyanarayana, Executive Officer, Sri Someswara Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devesthanam, Palakurthi (Warangal district) was trapped by ACB Officials today (2-9-03) at his Office room when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant’s father who was working as watchman in the temple took voluntary retirement in October 2002 on health ground. The complainant had applied for the post on compassionate grounds and the Deputy Commissioner of Endownments approved his appointment in October 2002 and sent an official communication to the Executive Officer to issue orders. Despite the Deputy Commissioner’s orders the Executive Officer did not issue appointment order to the complainant for not receiving the bribe. After receiving the bribe amount today the Executive Officer handed over appointment order to him by putting ante date i.e., 26-11-2002. The Executive Officer tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, VIJAYAWADA TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (2-9-03) caught Mr.G.Venkata Gopalakrishna, Junior Assistant, O/o Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj department, Vijayawada red handed when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,400/- from a contractor to hand over a cheque for Rs. 10,200/- towards final bill for the road work executed earlier by him. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

LINE INSPECTOR OF APSPDCL, THOTLAVALLUR IN KRISHNA DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.Gandhi, Line Inspector, O/o Additional Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.Southern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APSPDCL), Thotlavallur mandal of Krishna district was trapped by ACB Officials at his Office today (3-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1400/- from the complainant for preparing the estimates and processing his application for agricultural power connections to his two bore wells. Right hand fingers of the Line Inspector proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

FORMER MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o MRO, RAPTHADU MANDAL IN ANANTHAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Mr.V.Suresh, former Mandal Surveyor, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Rapthadu mandal in Ananthapur district was convicted by the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Suresh while working in Rapthadu mandal was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-1-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for surveying his fields.

PRINCIPAL OF A.P. TRIBAL WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL CUM SCHOOL, GANDHARI IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.V.Surender Rao, principal, A.P.Tribal Welare Hostel-cum-School, Gandhari in Nizamabad district was trapped by ACB Officials today (4-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the contractor supplying vegetables to do an official favour of handing over chequefor Rs. 6,565/- towards supply of vegetables for the month of June 2003. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, O/o SUB TREASURY OFFICE, VISAKHAPATNAM CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (4-9-03) caught Mr.J.Ravikumar, Senior Accountant, O/o Sub-Treasury Office, Visakhapatnam red handed when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 800/- from the complainant, a widow pensioner for doing official favour of furnishing the details of Life Time arrears in respect of the Military pension of her late husband to the Pension Drawee bank. The letter was in fact processed by the Senior Accountant and signed by the Sub-Treasury Officer on 30-8-2003 but the Senior Accountant withheld the same for want of bribe from the complainant. Right hand fingers of the Senior Accountant proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

The case is under investigation.

GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDS ENTIRE PENSION AND GRATUITY OF RETIRED DCTO IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.Syed Ameer, formerly Deputy Commercial Tax Officer, Maharajgunj, Hyderabad (now retired) by withholding his entire pension and gratuity as charge of acquiring assets disproportionate to his known sources of income against him was proved.

ACB Officials registered a case of disproportionate assets against Mr.Syed Ameer while he was working as DCTO, Maharajgunj in 1989. He was placed on defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) and the Tribunal proved the charge that he acquired assets to a tune of Rs. 2,80,837/- disproportionate to the known sources of his income. Based on the Tribunal findings the Government punished him by withholding his entire pension and gratuity.

RETIRED EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ PUNISHED IN D/A CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.N.Subba Reddy, Retired Executive Engineer of Panchayat Raj department by ordering recovery of Rs. 21,178/- from his retirement benefits following the charge of violation of conduct rules against him being held as proved.

ACB Officials enquired into his assets while he was working as Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj at Kavali in Nellore district and charged him with violating the conduct rules as he had failed to intimate the appropriate authority about acquisition of properties in his wife’s name. The Government referred the case to the Commissioner of Inquiries where the charge was held as proved. Consequently the Government has decided to recover Rs. 21,178/- (the amount equal to stoppage of two annual grade increments with cumulative effect) from his Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity as he retired on 31-3-03.

TWO DOCTORS OF NIZAMABAD HOSPITAL ARRESTED IN BRIBE CASE

ACB Officials today (8-9-03) trapped Dr.M.Srikanth Reddy and Dr.D.Sunil Kumar, both ENT Specialists at Government Headquarters Hospital, Nizamabad when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 800/- for conducting a surgery to a patient. A 20-year-old lady was first examined by Dr.Srikanth Reddy on 3-9-03. He demanded Rs. 2,000/- to conduct surgery on her tonsils. On the request of her relatives the Doctor agreed to reduce the bribe amount to Rs. 1,000/- insisting that the amount be paid on the day of operation. She was admitted to the hospital and was operated on 6-9-03. When her relatives failed to give the bribe amount on 6-9-03, another accompanying surgeon Dr.D.Sunil Kumar forcibly kept her brother’s cell phone with him saying that the cell phone would be returned after receiving the bribe amount. The relatives of the patient finally agreed to pay Rs. 800/- as bribe. Dr.Srikanth Reddy was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount. ACB Officials recovered the cell phone at the instance of Dr.Sunil Kumar. The tainted amount was recovered from Dr.Srikanth. Both the doctors were arrested and are being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH ABOUT RS. 75 LAKHS BELONGING TO DEE OF PANCHAYAT RAJ, SABBAVARAM IN VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials at Visakhapatnam, Eluru and Khammam today (10-9-03) disclosed disproportionate assets worth about Rs. 75 lakhs belonging to Mr.G.Satyanarayana, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj (Rural water Supply), Sabbavaram in Visakhapatnam district. The properties include a 3-storied residential complex, 4-storied commercial complex, 3 house sites in Visakhapatnam, one house and four house sites in Sathupally in Khammam district, 6.1 acres of agricultural land in Chintalapudi mandal of West Godavari district, valuable house hold articles and LIC paid premia worth Rs. 2 lakhs. The properties were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife, son, daughter-in-law and daughter. Two bank lockers in Andhra Bank, Visakhapatnam are yet to be opened and verified.

Mr.Satyanarayana joined in the Panchayat Raj department as Junior Engineer in 1974 and promoted as Deputy Executive Engineer in 1986.

Further investigation is under progress.

FOOD INSPECTOR, MCH (CIRCLE V) ARRESTED WHILE TAKING BRIBE

Mr.A.V.Mahidar Naidu, Food Inspector, MCH, Circle V was trapped by ACB Officials today (12-09-2003) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from a sweet shop owner to do an official favour. The Food Inspector who took food samples from the sweet shop of the complainant demanded Rs.30,000/- for sending a favourable report and not to book cases further. He finally agreed to accept Rs.20,000/- as bribe. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ENDOWMENTS, GURAJALA OF GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE.

ACB sleuths today (12-09-2003) caught Mr.Y.Prabhakar Rao, Executive Officer, Endowments department, Gurajala of Guntur district red handed at his house in Tenali when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from a temple priest for doing official favour of drawing his salary from July 2003 onwards. Both hand fingers of the Executive Officer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

FORMER VAO IN SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE FOLLOWING CONVICTION IN A TRAP CASE

Mr.Ganta Kailasa Rao, formerly VAO, Kambara village, Veeraghattam mandal in Srikakulam district has been dismissed from service following his conviction by court of law in a trap case.

Mr.Kailasa Rao while working as VAO of Kambara was trapped by ACB Officials on 2-9-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for issuing OBC certificate to him. He was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam and sentenced to undergo one year simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction the district authorities ordered his dismissal from service. He is presently working as part time assistant, Gram Panchayat, Kambara village.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS IRREGULARITIES BY STAFF AT RAIKAL POLICE CHECK POST IN MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on the intervening night of 13-9-03 and 14-9-03 on the National highway 7 at Raikal Police Check Post in Mahaboobnagar district and found and seized unaccounted cash of Rs. 2,165/- from the staff manning the check post. While Rs. 815/- was seized from the table drawer of the Head Constable the remaining amounts were recovered from the possession of the same Head Constable, three other Constables and two Home Guards posted at the Check Post.

A detailed report is being sent to the Government for follow up action against the erring staff.

DISTRICT LABOUR OFFICER, NELLORE CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE.

ACB sleuths today (15-09-2003) caught Mr.E.Raghuramaiah, District Labour Officer, Nellore when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant, a fromer Administrative Officer of a Corporate Hospital for serving a notice on the Hospital based on his claim petition for bonus for the period he worked for the Hospital. The tainted amount was recovered at his instance from the table drawer in his office. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY OF VENKATA THIMMAPURAM IN ANANTAPUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE.

Mr.G.Janardhana Raju, Panchayat Secretary, Venkata Thimmapuram, Dharmavaram mandal in Anantapur district was trapped by ACB Officials at Dharamvaram Panchayat Office today (15-09-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant’s father had distributed his landed property to his two sons. One of his sons approached the Panchayat Secretary requesting him to process his application for issue of pattadar pass books in his name and in the name of his brother. The Panchayat Secretary demanded him to pay the bribe to process his application for issue the pass books. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

TWO RTC STAFFERS AT KARIMNAGAR LAND IN ACB TRAP

Mr.K.Srimannarayana, Superintendent (Audit), O/o Audit Officer, APSRTC, Karimnagar and Mr.M.Mallesam, Junior Assistant working in the Depot (one), APSRTC, Karimnagar were trapped by ACB Officials today (15-09-03) when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- each from a driver of the Corporation to do an Official favour. The Driver presently working with Depot (one), Karimnagar was punished by the authorities for causing loss of revenue to the RTC and inconvenience to the passengers while he was earlier working with Asifabad Depot postponing four annual increments to him. He went to Labour Court challenging the punishment and the court reduced the punishment to postponement of two increments. Consequently he applied for arrears in March 2003. The Superintendent and the Junior Assistant demanded him to pay the bribe to clear his arrears amounting to Rs.44,266/-. The tainted amounts were recovered from them while they tested positive to chemical test. The were arrested and are being produced before Principal Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The Case is under investigation.

CYBERABAD CCS INSPECTOR ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB today (17-9-03) conducted simultaneous searches and enquiries at different places in Hyderabad, Warangal and Khammam and unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.70 lakhs belonging to Mr.R.Madhava Rao, Inspector, CCS, Cyberabad Police Commissionerate. The properties include a huge houses at Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad, one shopping/housing complex at Warangal, one flat at Kukatpally, 12 house plots in different locations in Hyderabad, three plots in Khammam, fixed deposits and cash worth over Rs. 18 lakhs, Twenty Tolas of gold and 3 acres of land in Mahaboobabad in Warangal district. All the assets are in his name in the names of his wife and two sons. One plot is in the name of his father.

Mr.Madhava Rao joined in service in the year 1974 as Sub Inspector of Police and he worked in Nalgonda town, Bibinagar, Chityal, Nakarekal, Cheryal. He was promoted as Inspector in the year 1988 as Inspector and worked at Amberpet PTC, Alwal SPT, Nalgonda, Yellareddy, Huzurnagar, Nizamabad Rural, Atchampet and Narayanpet. Presently he is working as Inspector, CCS, Cyberabad.

He is being arrested to be produced before Addl.Spl.Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under progress.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF IRRIGATION IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.R.Appala Raju, Executive Engineer, Errakalva Project, Irrigation Division, Jangareddygudem of West Godavari district was trapped by ACB Officials at his Office today (17-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant, a contractor for processing his final bill payment papers and forwarding the same to the Pay and Accounts Office, Eluru for payment. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

SUB INSPECTOR OF KETEPALLY POLICE STATION IN NALGONDA DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB TRAP

Mr.V.Venkatachalam, Sub Inspector of Police, Ketepally Police Station in Nalgonda district has been trapped today (17-9-03) by ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour of deleting his name from the list of accused in a court referred case wherein his three brothers were already arrested. The tainted amount was recovered from the table beneath some papers. He was arrested and is being produced before Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR OF BHIMGAL IN NIZAMABAD CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB Officials today (17-9-03) caught Mr.A.Madhusudhan, Revenue Inspector, Bhimgal in Nizamabad district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- at his Office from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant applied for pattadar pass book in April, 2003 and the Revenue Inspector demanded and accepted the bribe to process and forward his application to the higher authorities. The tainted amount was recovered from him while he tested positive during the chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK AT WANKIDI TRANSPORT CHECK POST IN ADILABAD DISTRICT EXPOSES STAFF ENGAGING PRIVATE PERSON TO COLLECT BRIBES

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Wankidi Transport Check Post in Adilabad district in the wee hours of today (17-9-03) and found the staff to have engaged a private person to collect bribe amounts from vehicles passing through the check post. An amount of Rs. 7,200/- was seized from the private individual Mr.N.Prasad. Even while the ACB Officials were writing the proceedings six vehicle drivers handed over bribe amounts to the tune of Rs. 900/- which was also seized. During examination one of the driver informed that they (drivers) pay monthly mamools to the check post staff.

A detailed report is being sent to the government to take further action against the erring staff.

FORMER MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o MRO, RAPTHADU MANDAL IN ANANTHAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Mr.V.Suresh, former Mandal Surveyor, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Rapthadu mandal in Ananthapur district was convicted by the Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Suresh while working in Rapthadu mandal was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-1-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for surveying his fields

TWO STAFFERS OF TIRUPATI MUNICIPALITY LAND IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Muniraju, Bill Collector of Tirupati Municipality was trapped by ACB Officials today (18-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant to do an official favour. He along with Senior Assistant Mr.T.M.Menon and the Bill Collector inspected the house site of the complainant, a Home Guard who had applied for mutation certificate of house site in his name. They demanded the bribe from the complainant to process the file. The Bill Collector received the bribe amount on behalf of both and the tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He is arrested and being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

SUB-REGISTRAR, BIRTHS & DEATHS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

Mr.G.Vijaya Bhaskar, Health Assistant cum Sub Registrar of Births and Deaths, Nellore Municipality was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore by sentencing him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mr.Vijaya Bhaskar while working in Nellore Municipality was trapped by ACB Officials on 15-10-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 250/- from the complainant to do an official favour of getting a death certificate of his uncle issued.

SANITARY INSPECTOR OF GADDI ANNARAM MUNICIPALITY ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.P.Ramanjaneya Reddy, Sanitary Inspector, Gaddi Annaram Municipality was trapped by ACB Officials today (22-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for recommending sanction of drainage connection to his house at Dilsukhnagar. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 80 LAKHS BELONGING TO INSPECTOR OF POLICE , GUDIWADA (RURAL CIRCLE) IN KRISHNA DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today at Gudiwada, kakinada and a few other places in East Godavari district unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 80 lakhs belonging to Mr.V.Satya Kumar, Inspector of Police, Gudiwada (Rural Circle) in Krishna district. The properties include 3 residential flats at Vijayawada, one 2 storeyed building, one house, one residential flat, one house site at Kakinada, one apartment, two house plots at Visakhapatnam, a shrimp hatchery at Kona village in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district, .05 per cent share in a poultry at Duppalapudi village in Anaparthi mandal of East Godavari district, Bank Balance of about Rs. one lakh, valuable house hold articles worth Rs. 3 lakhs, one TATA Indica and a Maruthi Zen car and two 2 wheelers. His bank locker at SBI main branch at Kakinada is yet to be opened and verified. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife and two sons.

Mr.Satya Kumar joined as Sub Inspector of Police in 1974 and promoted as Inspector of Police in 1990. He worked as SI in East Godavari district and as Inspector of Police worked at Annavaram (East Godavari district), Gannavaram, Vuyyuru in Krishna district before posted to Gudiwada.

Further investigation is under progress.

FORENSIC DOCTOR OF OSMANIA IN CITY ARRESTED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Dr.A.Sankara Rao, Assistant Professor of Forensic Medicine, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad was trapped by ACB Officials on the late evening of 23-9-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant’s sister died under suspicious circumstances in July 2003 and Dr.Sankara Rao conducted Post Mortem Examination on her body. He demanded the bribe from the complainant to expedite the post mortem examination report abd send it to the concerned Police Station. He asked the complainant to come to Nalgonda Cross Roads where he received the bribe amount. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation

MRO, NANDIVADA IN KRISHNA DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.R.Ramulu, Mandal Revenue Officer, Nandivada mandal in Krishna district was trapped by ACB Officials today (24-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of forwarding the connected papers relating to the issue of Title Deeds for his lands to the Revenue Divisional Officer, Machilipatnam. The right hand fingers of the MRO proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

The case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR TRAPPED IN WARANGAL DISTRICT

ACB sleuths today (24-9-03) caught Mr.G.Lazarus, Mandal Surveyor, Kodankandla mandal, Warangal district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant to survey and identify his lands in an extent of 5.23 acres in Edunuthala village. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF AGRICULTURAL MARKET COMMITTEE, WARANGAL ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.T.Sankara Narayana Rao, Executive Engineer, Agricultural Market Committee, warangal was trapped by ACB Officials today (26-9-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the Assistant Engineer of New Grain Market, Warangal to do an official favour. The Executive Engineer demanded the complainant to pay the bribe to sign the m.book and pass the bills of some of the construction works done in the market yard. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. On search ACB Officials found and seized another Rs. 10,000/- from a plastic file and additional amount of Rs. 6,000/- from his trouser pocket. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

EXCISE INSPECTOR OF NARSAMPET IN WARANGAL DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (27-9-03) at nine places in Warangal and Karimnagar districts unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 32 lakhs belonging to Mr.Dasari Ramaswamy, Inspector, prohibition and Excise, Narsampet (Warangal district). The properties include one flat at Hyderabad, one house plot at Sultanabad in Karimnagar district, 11 acres of agricultural land in Karimnagar district, shares in a rice mill at Karimnagar, one Qualis vehicle and a Maruthi car. During the searches it was revealed that Mr.Ramaswamy along with his brother is running an Educational Institute with substantial asset at Sultanabad of which he is the President. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife, younger brother and younger sister-in-law. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

Mr.Ramaswamy joined in Excise department as LDC in 1976 and promoted as Excise Sub Inspector in 1985 and subsequently promoted as Excise Inspector in 1989. He worked in Karimnagar and Warangal districts during his service so far.

Further investigation is under progress.

TWO STAFFERS OF CHITTOOR MUNICIPALITY HELD WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.T.N.Vijayasimha Reddy, Revenue Inspector and Mr.B.Mohan Setty, Bill Collector of Chittoor Municipality were trapped by ACB Officials today (27-9-03) when they demanded a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant and accepted the same through the latter to do an official favour of transferring house property in the complainant’s name which was in his late father’s name. The tainted amount was recovered from the Bill Collector. He tested positive during chemical test. Both Revenue Inspector and Bill Collector were arrested and are being Produced before Special Judge, Nellore.

The case is under investigation.

ASST.EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, APTRANSCO, NANDIKOTKUR TRAPPED BY ACB.

Mr.M.Sahadevudu, Asst. Executive Engineer, APTRANSCO, Nandikotkur of Kurnool district was trapped by ACB Officials today i.e. 29-09-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant, who is resident of Nandikotkur town for shifting electricity meter of his flour mill to a new premises. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Addl.Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECKS ON PAY & ACCUOUNTS OFFICES AT NELLORE AND ONGOLE REVEALED UNACCOUNTED MONEY OF Rs.47,000/-

The ACB officials of Nellore Range conducted surprise checks today i.e.29-09-2003 on the offices of the Pay and Accounts Offices at Nellore town and Ongole town simultaneously. The searches in two (2) Pay & Accounts Offices at Nellore revealed an unaccounted money of Rs.37,000/- and the searches at Ongole Pay and Accounts Office revealed an unaccounted money of Rs.10,000/- from the staff of the Pay and Accounts Office. A report is being submitted to the Govt. on this and above irregularities.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK OF HAYATHNAGAR SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE REVEALS COLLECTION OF Rs.11,330/- THROUGH PRIVATE PERSONS.

On credible information that the officials of Sub-Registrar office Hayatnagar, Ranga Reddy district are indulging in corrupt practices by collecting illegal amounts from the members of the public by engaging a private person S.Ashok Kumar a stamp vendor a surprise check was organized at 8.15 p.m on 29-09-2003. During the surprise check an amount of Rs.11,330/- was found in possession of S.Ashok Kumar which was collected from the document writers to be handed over to the Sub-Registrar for distribution amongst the staff. Some of the staff were also found in possession of excess amount over their declaration. The check also revealed variation in govt. Cash. A report is being submitted to the Govt. on irregularities noticed for follow up action.

SURPRISE CHECK ON THE OFFICE OF SUB-REGISTRAR, TADIPATRI REVEALS SHORTAGE OF RS.11,043/- GOVT. MONEY.

The ACB officials of Anantapur Range conducted surprise check on 29-09-2003 on the office of the sub-Registrar, Tadipatri, Anantapur district. The searches revealed a shortage of Govt. money Rs.11,043/-. An amount of Rs.855/- in excess of personal declaration of cash from the staff of the Sub-Registrar Office was also found. The searches revealed that 4 unauthorized document writers were employed in the office and an amount of Rs.2,479/- was found with them. Report is being sent to the Govt. on the irregularities noticed during the check.

DOCTOR FOUND ABSENT DURING SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON THE PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE, BRAHMANAKOTKUR, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

The ACB officials of Kurnool Range conducted surprise check today i.e. 30-09-2003 on Primary Health Centre (PHC) Brahmanakotkur of Kurnool district and Medical officer Dr.Sunitha was found absent from duties without leave or permission very often without attending to the patients in the Primary Health Centre. It was gathered that she remains absent very often from the duties and staying at Kurnool town. Surprise check also revealed other irregularities. A report is being submitted to the Govt. on irregularities noticed during the check.

OCTOBER-2003

DSP OF MACHILIPATNAM ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE.

Mr. P. Marthandam, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Machilipatnam (Krishna District) was trapped by ACB officials on 2-10-03 night at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The DSP demanded the bribe from a local Siti Cable Operator towards ‘mamool’ and not to harass him. The tainted amount was recovered from his table drawer. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation

FORMER I/C MPDO, THALLADA, KHAMMAM DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN TRAP CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mrs.A.Rama Devi, former i/c MPDO, Thallada, Khammam District from service following her conviction in a trap case. Mrs. Rama Devi while working as i/c MPDO, Thallada was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-12-1997 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for issuing a cheque for the work done by him under Janma Bhoomi Programme. The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted her on 26-2-2003 and sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.500. Consequent to the conviction she was dismissed from service.

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES FORMER DISTRICT WOMEN AND CHILD WELFARE OFFICER, KURNOOL IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mrs. P.Suryakumari, retired CDPO, Women Development and Child Welfare, Kurnool by imposing 3 per cent cut in her pension for a period of one year following charges of irregularities against her proved in A.C.B. case. ACB enquired into certain allegations against her while she was working as District Women and Child Welfare Officer, Kurnool and at ICDS Project, Lakkireddypalli in the wake of complainants that she had committed certain irregularities while placing orders for provisions for her department. She was placed on defence before Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP). Considering the findings of the Tribunal and other facts placed before it the Government punished her by imposing 3 per cent cut in her admissible pension for a period of one year besides recovery of Rs.28,964/- from her gratuity.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, PANGIDIGUDEM IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr. G.Venkata Satyanaryana Murthy, Panchayat Secretary, Pangidigudem of Dwaraka Tirumala mandal in West Godavari District was trapped by ACB Officials today (7-10-2003) at his house when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Panchayat Secretary demanded the complainant to pay the bribe to process his application for the transfer of D.Form patta in favour of his mother, which was in the name of his later fater. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL COOPERATIVE OFFICER, KADAPA ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr. C.Narasimhulu, Divisional Cooperative Officer, Kadapa was trapped by ACB Officials at his residence today (8-10-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for giving certified copies of E.P. File relating to his lands which were under auction. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.The case is under investigation.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION TO FORMER ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF EXCISE IN ACB CASE

The A.P. High Court has confirmed the conviction awarded by the trial court to Mr.U.Rangachary, formerly Assistant Commissioner of Excise, Government Distilleries, Narayanaguda, Hyderabad (now retired) in a disproportionate assets case registered against him by ACB. ACB registered and investigated into the disproportionate assets of Mr. Rangachari, while he was working as Assistant Commissioner, Government Distilleries. The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 1-8-1997 and sentenced to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.30,000/-. The trial court also ordered confiscation of his disproportionate assets to a tune of Rs.6,13,697/-. Dismissing his appeal, the High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence of the trial court.

ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR IN CITY ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.Balla Balaraj, Assistant Electrical Inspector, O/o Deputy Chief Electrical Inspector, Hyderabad Rural was trapped today (16-10-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Assistant Electrical Inspector demanded the complainant, an employee of an industry to be set up at Ameenpur in Medak district to pay the bribe to process his company’s application for 315 KV transformer. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS EXCESS CASH WITH CONSTABLE OF NORTHERN POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LIMITED

A.C.B. Officials conducted a Surprise Check and found Rs.32,060/- with Sri E.Santosh Rao, Police Constable 778 of Northern Power Distribution Company Limited (NPDCL) today at a Hotel at Bainsa. The Police Constable was collecting the amounts as compounding fees from the consumers. An amount of Rs.8,860/- was not covered under any receipt. Police Constable Sri E.Santosh Rao was issuing receipts on behalf of the Inspector, Vigilance and Anti-Power Theft squad, Adilabad. The amounts have been seized and further enquiries are under progress.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION TO FORMER VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, CHENDURTHI VILLAGE OF GOLLAPROLU MANDAL, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction awarded by trial court to Sri R.Venkata Raja Rao former Village Administrative Officer, Chendurthi Village, Gollaprolu Mandal, East Godavari District in a trap case registered against him by A.C.B. Sri R.Venkata Raja Rao while working as Village Administrative Officer at Chendurthi Village, was trapped by the ACB Officials on 14-9-1993 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.250/- from the complainant for showing official favour in connection with encroachment of tank bed land for cultivation. He was convicted by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 29-4-1997 and sentenced to undergo rigorous Imprisonment for one year under each offence punishable under section 7, 13(1) (d) r/w 13(2) of P.C.Act, 1988 and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under each count. He was further ordered to undergo simple Imprisonment for 3 months under each count in default of payment of fine. He filed Criminal appeal challenging the order the trial Court. The High Court while dismissing the criminal appeal has confirmed the conviction and sentence.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, TADUVAI VILLAGE OF JANGAREDDYGUDEM MANDAL OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Shri T.Kumar, Panchayat Secretary, Taduvai Village of Jangareddygudem mandal of West Godavari District was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-10-2003 evening at the Office of M.R.O. Jangareddygudem, West Godavari District when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing 10(i) adangal extract of Complainant’s lands for enabling the complainant to apply for a cooperative bank-loan. Sri T.Kumar tested positive when subjected to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri T.Kumar is arrested and being produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.case is under investigation.

WARDEN AND DEPUTY WARDEN OF SOCIAL WELFARE SCHOOL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Jogappa, Principal-cum-Warden and Sri S.Vykunta Rao, Post-Graduate Teacher in English-cum-Deputy Warden of A.P.Social Welfare Residential School and Junior College for Boys, Kanchili of Srikakulam District were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 21-10-2003 at Principal’s Room when they demanded and accepted bribe amounts of Rs.5,000 and Rs.3,000/- respectively from the complainant, an authorized Contractor for supply of vegetables, fruits, sweets andeggs, for doing an official favour of issuing a cheque for Rs.48,456/- to the complainant towards the supply of above items for the month of 9/2003. Deputy Warden accepted total amount of Rs.8,000/- for himself and also on behalf of the Principal. Sri S.Vykunta Rao tested positive, when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from the Principal’s table. Sri A.Jojappa and Sri S.Vykunta Rao are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatna . Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CAUGHT TAKING BRIBE FROM ENGINEERING STUDENT

Sri V.Rama Rao, Junior Assistant Office of District Backward Classes Welfare Officer, Krishna, Machilipatnam was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (21-10-2003) at the Office premises when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant, a IV year Engineering student of a Local Engineering College for doing an official favour of processing of the papers relating to sanction of scholarship to him. Sri V.Rama Rao proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri V.Rama Rao is arrested and is being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

PROHIBITION & EXCISE INSPECTOR OF TADEPALLIGUDEM IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. N.Annapurna, Prohibition and Excise Inspector, Tadepalligudem of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (22-10-2003) at her residential house when she demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant, a Wine Shop Licence-holder, for doing an official favour of forwarding the Complainant’s application to the Prohibition & Excise Superintendent, West Godavari District, recommending for the release of the Bank Guarantee ( and towards monthly mamools). She directed the Complainant to keep the amount on a teapoy. Tainted amount kept on the teapoy was recovered from the main hall of her house. Smt. N.Annapurna is arrested and is being produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri Y.Babu Rao Mandal Surveyor of Pedakurapadu Mandal of Guntur District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today ( 22-10-2003 ) at the office of the M.R.O. Medikondur, Where Sri Y.Babu Rao is working as in-charge Mandal Surveyor when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant,a ryot for doing an official favour of incorporating the details of Complainant’s possession of 2.80 acres in Kannegandla village from the year 1978 onwards in the relevant Land records maintained in the o/o M.R.O. Pedakurapadu. Sri Y.Babu Rao tested positive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri Y.Babu Rao is arrested and is being produced before the Special Court of A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B.SURPRISE CHECK EXPOSES UNAUTHORISED PRIVATE PRACTICE OF DOCTORS OF AREA HOSPITAL, MIRYALAGUDA

Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials conducted Surprise Check of Area Hospital, Miryalaguda on 21-10-2003 at 12.30 p.m. and found 15 Doctors who were expected to be on duty absent from duty. Few of them were found attending to private practice at their respective private clinic during duty hours. Irregularities with regards to purchase of drugs and variation in Stock of medicine etc., were also noticed during the Surprise Check. Matter is being reported to the Government for further follow up action.

R.M.O. OF NIZAMABAD DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS HOS PITAL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Balakrishna Rao, M.S., R.M.O. and Head of the Department of Surgery, District Headquarters Hospital, Nizamabad was trapped at his Quarters when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1000/- from the Complainant to perform amputation to the right leg of his brother-in-law. The patient was admitted on 14-10-2003 as in-patient. He tested positive during the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C. B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

INCHARGE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF S.C. CORPORATION,KARIMNAGAR ARRESTED FOR BRIBE

Sri V.Thirumala Prasad, Deputy Executive Engineer holding Full additional charge of Executive Engineer, S.C.Corporation, Karimnagar, was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted rs.27,000/- from the Complainant, a Civil Contractor for not causing hindrance to the execution of contract to the tune of Rs.15 lakhs for two works entrusted to the Complainant at Sircilla Netha Bazaar. He tested positive during the chemical text. The tainted amounts were recovered from him. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

FORMER LINEMAN, STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD OF KARIMNAGAR CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Althaf Hussain formerly Lineman of A.P. Electricity Board of Karimnagar and sentenced him to undergo 2 years Rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- under two counts on bribe charges.Earlier Sri Althaf Hussain was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 5-5-1997 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- for giving electrical connection to the Electric Motor fixed at a C.I. Well of the Complainant.

FORMER MANDAL SURVEYOR O/O M.R.O. RAPTHADU MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE ON GRAFT CHARGES.

Sri V.Suresh, former Mandal Surveyor, O/O the M.R.O. Rapthadu Mandal in Anantapur District was dismissed from service by the District Collector, Anantapur following his Conviction by the Court on graft charges. Sri V.Suresh, former Mandal Surveyor O/O Mandal Revenue Officer, Rapthadu Mandal in Anantapur District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 18-1-1999 near M.R.O’s Office when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.1000/- from a resident of G.Kothapalli, Rapthadu Mandal to do the official favour of conducting survey of his fields. He was convicted and sentenced by the Addl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each under two counts. Based on the judgment, the State Government has ordered dismissal of Sri V.Suresh from service.

RETIRED SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, THIMMAPURAM POLICE STATION, E.G.DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted K.Narasimha Murthy, S.I. of Police (Retd) formerly of Thimmapuram Police Station, East Godavari District on 20-10-2003 and sentenced him to undergo six months Simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- u./s 7 of the P.C.Act 1988 and also awarded sentence to undergo One year Simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- u/s 13(2)r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C.Act, 1988.Earlier Sri K.Narasimha Murthy, S.I. of Police while working at Thimmapuram Police Station, E.G.District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 28-10-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a Ryot of Chillangi village, Kirlampudi Mandal, E.G.District for showing official favour in connection with petition enquiry in a land dispute.

ACCOUNTANT OF MUNICIPAL OFFICE, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri S.Md. Yakoob, Accountant, Municipal Office, Anantapur District was convicted on 15-10-2003 by the Additional Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under each Section i.e. 7 and 13(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months. Earlier Sri S.Md. Yakoob was trapped by officials of the A.C.B. Anantapur on 11-6-1997 at his office when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant Sri B. Sreenivasulu, Jr. Assistant, K.M.G. High School, Anantapur to do an official favour to expedite the pension and gratuity arrears of his mother.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL WELFARE JAILED FOR 5 YEARS BESIDES CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY WORTH RS.25.65 LAKHS IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Chenna Prasad, formerly Deputy Director of Social Welfare, Warangal and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 5 years and to pay a fine of Rs.50,000/- and in default to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 2 years besides ordering confiscation of assets worth Rs.25,65,795-40 of the Accused Officer under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 as he was found guilty of possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income. Earlier, the Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against Sri Chenna Prasad, formerly Deputy Director of Social Welfare for acquiring and possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income by indulging incorrupt practices while working in various capacities in Government service. After conducting detailed investigation into the allegation, the A.C.B. laid Charge-sheet against the Accused Officer before the Special Court.

D.C.T.O. ARRESTED FOR TAKING BRIBE

Sri A.Narasimha Rao, Deputy Commercial Taxes Officer (DCTO) Dwarakanagar, Visakhapatnam was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 27-10-2003 at the complainant’s business premises, Raviteja Traders, Maddilapalem when D.C. T.O. demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant, a fire-crackers trader towards ‘mamools’ in addition to Rs.89,114/- collected towards tax. Both hand fingers of DCTO proved positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. Sri A.Narasimha Rao was arrested and produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

B.C.WELFARE HOSTEL WARDEN KAMEPALLI (V) & (M) KHAMMAM DISTRICT CAUGHT RED – HANDED ACCEPTING BRIBE

Ms. Bagabandi Baby Mareswaramma, B.C. Hostel Welfare Officer, Kamepalli (V) & (M) Khammam District was trapped when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- from the complainant to hand over Demand Draft dt.8.10.2203 for Rs.4725/- being rent amount of three months of the Hostel building belonging to the complainant. The tainted amount was recovered from her. She tested positive to chemical test. She was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation. .

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER CAUGHT WITH ASSETS OVER TWENTY FIVE LAKHS

A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches at various places in East Godavari District today i.e. 29-10-2003 which disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 25 lakhs acquired by Sri S. Bapi reddy, Divisional Engineer, APEPDCL, Ramachandrapuram. The assets include 1 house and 2 house sites in Vijayawada, 1 house in Ramachandrapuram, 11 ½ acres of land in Pedabrahmadevam Village of Samalkot Mandal, 15 acres of land in Biccavole and Rayavaram Mandals and other valuable household articles. The Divisional and Rayavaram Mandals and other valuable household articles. The Divisional Engineer acaquired the assets in his name and in the names of his wife and son. Sri S.Bapi reddy joined Government service as Assistant Engineer in the year 1978 and later promoted as Asst. Divisional Engineer in the year 1991 and as Divnl. Engineer in the year 2001. He worked earlier in Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Jaggampet and Visakhapatnam. Sri S.Bapi Reddy is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

A.E.E. OF I.C.A.D. (IRRIGATION AND COMMAND AREA DEVELOPMENT ) OF NANNEL AND JAIPUR MANDALS OF ADILABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.Rama Rao, A.E.E. of I.C.A.D. of Nannel and Jaipur Mandals of Adilabad District was trapped at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.30,000/- from the Complainant, a Civil Contractor to hand over cheque of Rs.1,27,000/- in connection with works relating to repairs to Kundaram Tank undertaken by the Contractor. His right hand tested positive during Chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his left shirt pocket. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER TRAPPED FOR ACCEPTING Rs.10,000/- BRIBE

Sri V.Subrahmanyam, Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Nuzvid of Krishna District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 29-10-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant, a subordinate Woman Assistant Engineer working under him, towards mamools, by keeping her under threat of ‘initiating’ action against her. Right hand fingers of Sri V.Subrahmanyam, D.E.E. proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket.Sri V.Subramanyam is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, TRIBAL WELFARE CAUGHT WITH ASSETS OVER TWENTY FIVE LAKHS

A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches today i.e. 30.10.2003 at Visakhapatnam, Araku, Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram District leading to disclosure of disproportionate assets worth over Rs.25 lakhs acquired by Sri K.Ashok, Deputy Executive Engineer, Tribal Welfare, Araku. The disproportionate assets include 1 Flat and 5 house sites in Visakhapatnam, 20 acres of land in Chippapalli village of Anantagiri Mandal, financial investments worth over Rs.5 lakhs, 25 tolas of gold and valuable household articles. Sri K.Ashok acquired the assets in his name and in the names of his wife, son and daughter who are all dependents on him. Sri K.Ashok, Dy.E.E. joined Government service as Assistant Engineer in 1985 and was later promoted as Deputy Executive Engineer in 1996. He worked in Araku, Chintapalli and Paderu earlier. Sri K.Ashok is arrested and is being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT IN A.C.B. DRAGNET

Sri N.Venkateswara Rao, Executive Engineer, Irrigation, Pulivendula Branch Canal Division, Kadapa District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials on 30.10.2003 at his residence when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.2000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Executive Engineer demanded Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant who is a native of Krishnamgaripalli village of Tondur Mandal for issuing the work order worth Rs.2 lakhs for silt removal in the Canal belt from 1.2.Kms to 5 Kms of Arasavelli Distributory of Pulivendula Branch Canal. The tainted amount was recovered from the Accused Officer and Chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive. He is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF M.R.O.OFFICE AT SANGAREDDY TRAPPED

Sri Mohd. Rehmat Ali, Junior Assistant in the Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Sangareddy, Medak District was trapped by officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau today i.e. 30.10.2003 for doing an official favour to the complainant who applied for a Birth Certificate for his son on 20.10.2003. The Junior Assistant demanded Rs.300/- to process the application of the Complainant for issuing the Birth Certificate. The Accused Officer tested positive to the Chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. The Junior Assistant has been arrested today and is being produced before the Additional Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

D.E.O. OFFICE EMPLOYEE IN A.C.B. DRAGNET

Sri G.Maddileti, Senior Assistant in the Office of the District Educational Officer, Kurnool was caught red-handed today i.e. 30.10.2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- illegal gratification from the Complainant. The Complainant, a native of Nandyal is running Wisdom Public School in Nandyal and approached the Accused Officer for processing the renewal certificate for which the A.O. demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.1,000/-. The Tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered from the possession of the A.O. and the Chemical test conducted on the A.O. proved positive. The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad . Case is under investigation.

MRO, MARUTUR OF PRAKASAM DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri P.Panduranga Rao, M.R.O, Marutur of Prakasam District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. 31.10.2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant for issue of Income Certificate to enable him for applying for bank loan for his Vegetable business. The tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered from the A.O. and chemical test conducted on the A.O. proved positive. He is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. The Case is under investigation.

AP TRANSCO AAE OF URAVAKONDA, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. DRAGNET

Sri K.V.V.Satyanarayana Murthy, Addl.Asst.Engineer, Uravakonda, Anantapur District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Anantapur at his residence today i.e. 31-10-03 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant, a native of Uravakonda for doing an official favour of giving electrical wire and connection to his Agricultural Pump-set. The Tainted amount was recovered from the A.O. The A.O. tested positive in chemical test. The A.O. is arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

AP TRANSCO ENGINEER OF CHIRALA (PRAKASAM DISTRICT)IN A.C.B. DRAGNET

Sri B.Venkateswara Rao, Addl.Assistant Engineer (AAE) Chirala, Prakasam District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Nellore at his residence at Chirala on 30-10-03 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- as an illegal gratification from the Complainant for doing an official favour of giving new electric meter for his house. The tainted amount was recovered from the A.O. The A.O. tested positive to chemical test. The A.O. is arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. The Case is under investigation.

NOVEMBER-2003

SUPERINTENDENT, M.R.O’s OFFICE, RAJAMPET, KADAPA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri P.Chandrasekhar Reddy, Superintendent O/O M.R.O. Rajampet, Kadapa District on 28.10.2003 and sentenced him to undergo two years imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under two counts on charges of bribe.Sri P.Chandrasekhar Reddy while working as Superintendent was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 2-12-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a person for sanction of hut insurance to him.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders dismissing Sri T.Lakshmi Narasaiah, formerly Senior Assistant, Office of the Deputy Commercial Tax Officer, Ramreddypeta, Narasaraopet, Guntur District following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases , Vijayawada in a trap case.The said Senior Assistant was trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 16-7-1994 when he accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- on behalf of his D.C.T.O. who demanded the said bribe amount from the Proprietor of Electronics shop of Narasaraopet to show official favour in connection with the inspection conducted by him and also for not registering a case against the said shop owner. He was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and also to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- in default to suffer simple imprisonment for two months each in two counts. Based on the judgment, the State Government ordered dismissal of Senior Assistant from service.

FORMER EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, KOTHAGUDEM, KHAMMAM DISTRICT CONVICTED FOR TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri M.Rama Swamy formerly Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department of Kothagudem, Khammam District (now retired) was convicted on 27.10.2003 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo Two years Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under each Section i.e. Section 7 and 13 (1) (d) read with Section 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Rigorous Imprisonment for 3 months. Earlier Sri M.Rama Swamy was trapped by the Officials of A.C.B. Warangal on 25-4-1998 at his Office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2000/- from the Complainant Sri Farha Mohammamd, a Contractor to do an official favour to issue cheque of Rs.40,000/- to the Complainant for the Janmabhoomi works undertaken by him.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED FOR 3 YEARS FOR USING A FORGED DOCUMENT TO AVAIL HOUSE BUILDING ADVANCE.

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad convicted R.Pandurangam, Assistant Inspector of Police, formerly at Begum Bazaar Police Station, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 3 years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under Sections 420 and 468 IPC and 1 year rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs.1,000/- under Section 471 IPC as he was found guilty of using a forged document as genuine one in order to avail House Building Advance.During the course of investigation of a case of Disproportionate assets registered by A.C.B. it was found that the A.S.I. while working as head Constable had applied for House Building Advance to the tune of Rs.32,000/- enclosing an extract of sale purported to have been executed by his mother-in-law Smt.C.Balarajamma. Investigation disclosed that the mother-in-law of the A.S.I. died in the year 1971 that is prior to his marriage which took place in the year 1975. The A.S.I. got an account opened in S.B.H. in the name of his mother-in-law Smt.C.Balarajamma on 17-8-1987 and presented the cheque and knowingly used forged withdrawal forms and withdrew the amount from the SBH, Saidabad Branch.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 5-11-2003 at Bhimavaram and Narsapur of West Godavari District and Kakinada of East Godavari District disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.20 lakhs acquired by Sri S.seetha Rama Raju, Asst.Commercial Tax Officer (ACTO), Narsapur of West Godavari District. The disproportionate assets include One Flat in Bhimavaram, One house and another Flat in Kakinada, 5 acres aof land in Mogalthuru Mandal, Valuable house-hold articles, Gold ornaments weighing 1055 grams and cash of Rs.58,500/-. The assets were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife, daughter and mother-in-law. Additional assets worth about 34 lakhs standing in the name of his married daughter and son-in-law are under verification. Sri S.Seetha Rama Raju joined Government service in the year 1969 as Record Assistant. Subsequently, he was promoted as LDC in 1974, as UDC in 1983 and as ACTO in 1994. As ACTO earlier he worked in Anapathi, Mandapeta, Tuni and Amalapuram.Sri S.Seetharama Raju, ACTO is being arrested and produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF MRO, HIMAYATNAGAR,HYDERABAD TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri L.Venkateswara Rao, Special R.I. in the Office of M.R.O. Himayatnagar, Hyderabad was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 4-11-2003 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for doing official favour. The Complainant applied for a copy of Pahani extract in the month of August 2003. The Revenue Inspector demanded Rs.500/- for preparing the extract and submitting to M.R.O. for issuing the same. Phenolphthalein test proved positive. The R.I. was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for A C.B. Cases for judicial remand. A case is under investigation.

M.E.O. MANCHERIAL ARRESTED FOR TAKING BRIBE

Sri M.Satyanarayana Reddy, Mandal Education Officer, Mancherial was trapped at his residence, when he demanded and accepted Rs.5000/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant Sri J.Venkat Rajam, Correspondent of Vidyardhi Vidya Niketan School, CCC Naspur. The MEO demanded the bribe of Rs.5000/- to recommend and forward recognition report in respect of the School to the D.E.O. Adilabad. The tainted amount was recovered from the bedroom of the M.E.O. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, NAIDUPET IN A.C.B. NET

Sri E.S.Vara Prasad, Mandal Agricultural Officer, Naidupet of Nellore District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Nellore Range today i.e. 6-11-2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.4,000/- as an illegal gratification from the Complainant. The Complainant is a Seeds dealer in Naidupet and Kota Mandals of Nellore district and the Accused Officer demanded bribe from the Complainant as a regular mamool and for not to harass him in course of his business. The tainted amount of Rs.4000/- was recovered from the possession of the A.O. and the Chemical test conducted on the A.O. proved positive. The Accused Officer is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY, RAJAHMUNDRY IN A.C.B. NET FOR DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

Searches conducted simultaneously in Rajahmundry, Pithapuram and Ramachandrapuram of East Godavari District on 7-11-2003 by A.C.B. Officials disclosed disproportionate assets worth above Rs.21 lakhs acquired by Sri V.Subba Rao who is working as a Senior Assistant in the Office of Regional Transport Authority, Rajahmundry. The disproportionate assets include One house, One 3-room Shopping Centre and One house site in Rajahmundry, 3 other house sites at Kakinada, Rajanagaram and Thimmapuram, One house and 6 acres of agricultural land in Pithapuram and valuable household articles.The properties were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife and brother.Sri V.Subba Rao joined Government Service in the year 1983 as Steno-cum-Typist and was later promoted as Senior Assistant in 1995. Earlier he worked in Kakinada, Eluru and Vijayawada.The Case is under investigation.

INSPECTOR OF SURVEY JAILED FOR TWO YEARS IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The .Principal .Special .Judge for .S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, .Hyderabad .convicted .and .sentenced. Sri G.Harinatha Rao , Inspector of Survey, Office of the Deputy Director of Survey, Settlements and Land Records, Hyderabad on 29.10.2003 to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- under each count under Section 7 and also under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer a simple imprisonment for one month as he was found guilty of demanding and accepting bribe to do an official favour. The Inspector of Survey was trapped on 3-6-1997 by Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a landlord at a Restaurant in Annapoorna Hotel, Abids Hyderabad for doing an official favour of measuring his land while assisting the Commission appointed by the City Civil Court in connection with a pending case before the Government. After completion of the investigation, the Anti-Corruption Bureau had laid a Charge-sheet against him before the Special Court.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P. HOUSING CORPORATION, CHOWDAPALLE MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Balaiah, Assistant Engineer, A.P.Housing Corporation, Chowdapalle Mandal, Chittoor District was trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials today i.e. 8.11.2003 at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant of Chowdapalle for doing an official favour. The Assistant Engineer was demanding Rs.1500/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant for releasing the second and third installments for the construction of houses of the Complainant and his two relatives sanctioned by the Government under Weaker Sections Housing programme. The tainted amount of Rs.1500/- was recovered from the possession of the Accused officer. The Chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive. The Assistant Engineer has been arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. The Case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL TAX INSPECTOR OF VISAKHAPATNAM MUNICIPAL CORPORATION CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri B.Sreeramamurthy, formerly Municipal Revenue Inspector, Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam was convicted on 31-10-2003 by the Special Judge for A C.B.Cases, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months under Section 7 of the P.C.Act, 1988 and 1 year under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C.Act and also to pay a fine amount of Rs.1,000/- for each count and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month. Earlier Sri B.Sreeramamurthy, Municipal Tax Inspector was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Visakhapatnam on 14-6-1994 at the residence of the Complainant when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1800/- from the complainant for showing official favour of changing the title in Municipal records for the house property.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION OF SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS NALGONDA

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction and sentence awarded by trial court to S/Sri V.Rama Rao, Assistant Accounts Officer (2) S.A.Rasheed, S.W. Inspector (3) Y.Venkataiah, Senior Assistant, Office of the Dy.Director, S.W.Dept., Nalgonda and (4) Smt. Beaula, Matron, S.W. Junior College, Girls Hostel, Nalgonda in a misappropriation case registered against them by A.C.B. Earlier the Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case against them for conspiring together in drawing the scholarships amounts twice for the same post matric students in original proceedings as well as on duplicate copy of the same proceedings issued by the Dy.Director of S.W.Dept. and misappriating the 2nd Bill amount in collusion with the Departmental Warden during the year 1986-87 and also for drawing the fictious Bills and misappriating the amount. They were convicted by the Addl.Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases and sentenced to undergo Two years Rigorous Imprisonment and imposed fine amount. They were further ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for 2 months in default of payment of fine. They filed Criminal Appeal Challenging the order of the trial court. The High Court while dismissing the criminal appeal has confirmed the conviction and sentence.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION OF FORMER MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, ALLADURG MANDAL IN TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction awarded by trial court to Sri B.Laxman Rao, formerly Mandal Revenue Officer, Alladurg Mandal, Medak Dist. In a trap case registered against him by A.C.B. Sri B.Laxman Rao, while working as Mandal Revenue Officer, Alladurg Mandal, Medak Dist. Was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 29-3-89 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from a resident of Alladurg Mandal for showing official favour in sending a suitable reply to Government for not disturbing his possession of Government patta land to an extent of 1 acre 20 gunts. He was convicted by the Addl.Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases on 6-10-1997 and sentenced to undergo Two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to a pay a fine of Rs.500/- on each count totaling Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer Simple Imprisonment for two months. He filed criminal appeal challenging the order of trial court. The High Court while dismissing the Criminal Appeal has confirmed the conviction and sentence.

E.O. OF JOGULAMBA BALA BRAHMESWARA SWAMY GROUP MPLE OF ALAMPUR, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT AND TWO ENGINEERS OF O/O COMMISSIONER, ENDOWMENT, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T.Venugopal, Executive Officer, Jogulamba Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Group of Temple, Alampur, Mahabubnagar District and two Engineers viz., Sri V.Venkateswar Reddy, Asst.Engineer and Sri S.Narasimhulu I/c Dy.Executive Engineer of O/O Commissioner, Endowments, Hyderabad were trapped at the rest room of Executive Officer in the temple, when they demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- each as illegal gratification from the Complainant. The Complainant is a Contractor who had executed beautification of paved path of Prakaram of Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Group of temple, Alampur. The above mentioned 3 officials demanded the bribe of Rs.10,000/- each to record measurements in M-Book and to issue the cheque of Rs.5 lakhs. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- each was recovered from the above said Officers. Their hands proved positive to the Sodium Carbonate test. The Executive Officer further demanded and took Rs.10,000/- extra from the Complainant after encashment of the cheque of Rs.5 lakhs. All the three Accused were arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad The Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF A.P.MEDICAL COUNCIL, HYDERABAD TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri Sanjay Mehra, Senior Assistant of A.P.Medical Council was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau at his Office today i.e. 10-11-2003 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1000/- for doing an official favour from the Complainant. The Complainant after passing his Final year M.B.B.S. applied for registration with A.P.Medical Council to be registered as a Medical Practitioner. The Senior Assistant and Sri Syed Yousuf, Junior Assistant demanded the bribe amount from the Complainant and four other Medical students to process the application and hand over the Certificates. Phenolphthalein test proved positive. The tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was seized. Further additional amount of Rs.12,800/- found in his possession was seized from him. The Case is under investigation.

STORE SUPERVISOR OF A.P.BEVERAGES CORPORATION LIMITED,KARIMNAGAR InA.C.B.NET.

Sri V.Kanakaiah, Store Supervisor, A.P. Beverages Corporation Limited, Karimnagar was trapped at his Office when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant, Partner and Manager of a Bar and Restaurant. The Accused Officer demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant to issue popular brands of wine. After receiving bribe the A.O. sensed and ran into godown, from there into toilet and concealed tainted bribe amount of Rs.1000/-. His both hands and right side trouser yielded positive to Sodium Carbonate test. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The Case is under investigation.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION TO SENIOR ASSISTANT OF COLLECTORATE, HYDERABAD IN A TRAP CASE.

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has confirmed the conviction awarded by Trial Court to Sri V.J.Robert, Senior Assistant, Collectorate, Hyderabad in a trap case registered against him by A.C.B. Sri V.J.Robert while working as Senior Assistant, Collectorate, Hyderabad was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 18-4-1989 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant for showing official favour to allow the Complainant to construct a house on Government land. He was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad on 21-11-1996 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for 6 months and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 7 of P.C.Act 1988 and also to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for One year with a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence U/s 13 (2) r/2 13 (1) (d) of P.C.Act, 1988. He was further ordered to undergo Simple imprisonment for 6 months under each count, in default of payment of fine. He filed Criminal Appeal challenging the Order of the Trial Court. The High Court while dismissing the Criminal Appeal has confirmed the Conviction and Sentence.

TWO OFFICIALS OF S.R.S.P. WARANGAL CAUGHT RED-HANDED BY A.C.B.

Sri Ali Khan,Divisional Accounts Officer and Sri N.Satyanarayana, Senior Assistant O/O Executive Engineer, Sri Ram Sagar Project, Warangal, were trapped by A.C.B.Officials today i.e. on 12.11.2003 and caught red-handed when they demanded and accepted Rs.500/- and Rs.300/- respectively from the Complainant who is a Jeep Owner-cum-Driver. The Accused Officers demanded the bribe from the Complainant who gave his jeep on hire to the Dy.E.E. S.R.S.P. for processing the bills for the months of April, May and June. Both of them tested positive during the chemical test. The bribe amounts were recovered and seized from them. Both the Accused Officers are arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF GUDIVADA MUNICIPALITY IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Ramabrahmam, Senior Assistant, Establishment Section, Gudivada Municipality of Krishna District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. 12.11.2003 at his Office seat when he demanded and accepted bribe money of Rs.500/- from the Complainant, an Attender working in Municipal High School, Gudivada for doing official favour of processing papers relating to sanction of his medical leave and also increment due to the Complainant. He tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri G.Ramabrahmam is arrested and being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, ENDOWMENTS, KAKINADA ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER RS.35 LAKHS

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B.Officials on 13-11-2003 at Kakinada, Nidadavole and Rajahmundry disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.35 lakhs acquired by Sri S.Subba Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Endowments Department, kakinada. The assets include 2 houses in Kakinada, 1 house and 2 vacant house sites in Rajahmundry, 11 acres of agricultural land in Singavaram village and 5 ½ acres of agricultural land in Atlapadu village of Nidadavole Mandal of West Godavari District, 750 grams of gold 2 ½ kgs of Silver, Cash of Rs.3,90,000/-, Financial investments worth Rs.2,20,000/-, One Maruti Car, One Ambassador Car, One two-wheeler and valuable house-hold articles. The immovable assets were acquired in his name and in the names of dependent wife, son and daughter. Sri S.Subba Rao joined service as Draughtsman in 1978. Later he was promoted as Assistant Executive Engineer in 1982 and as Dy.Executive Engineer in 1988. Now he is also working as Incharge Executive Engineer, Sri Venkateswaraswamy Devasthanam, Dwaraka Tirumala of West Godavari District. Sri S.Subba Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

URBAN LAND CEILING SUPERINTENDENT OF VIJAYAWADA IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.John Moses, Superintendent, O/O Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Vijayawada was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 13.11.2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant for doing official favour of issuing a copy of the Order permitting the Complainant to sell away his land. Sri V.Venkateswara Rao, a private person working as a tout accepted the bribe amount from the Complainant on behalf of the office Superintendent. Sri V.Venkateswara Rao tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Both Sri K.John Moses and Sri V.Venkateswara Rao are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT TRAPPED ACCEPTING BRIBE

Sri T.Venkata Lakshmi Narasinga Rao, Senior Assistant and Mandal Level Stock Point Incharge, Narasannapeta of Srikakulam District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 13.11.2003 at the Godown when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of delivering 25.60 Quintals of rice towards the work of construction of C.C.Road executed by Complainant’s wife, a Dwacra Group member. Sri T.V.L.Narasinga Rao tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri T.V.L.Narasinga Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING COMMITTEE SECRETARY NARSINGI OF R.R.DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri R.Madhusudhan, Agricultural Marketing Committee Secretary, Narsingi of R.R. District caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. on 14.11.2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant. The Accused Officer demanded and accepted bribe from the Complainant to issue Commission Agent License to his father. Both hands of the Accused Officer tested positive during Chemical test. The bribe amount was recovered at the Accused officer’s instance from his table drawer. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad Case is under investigation.

FORMER MANDAL AGRICULTURAL OFFICER OF KURNOOL DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A BRIBE CASE.

S.Ananda Reddy formerly Mandal Agricultural Officer, Peapully, Kurnool District has been convicted by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each under two counts and in default to pay fine amount to suffer Simple imprisonment for 3 months on bribe charges. Sri Andhra Reddy while working at Peapully was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 27-4-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of Peapully for forwarding the Seeds License Renewal application.

TRAFFIC CONSTABLE TRAPPED

Sri N.Umamaheswara Rao, Police Constable No.425 working in Traffic P.S. of Srikakulam Town was trapped by A.C.B.Officials on 17-11-2003 at Ramalakshman Theatre Junction, Srikakulam when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1000/- from the Cmplainant, a tractor driver for doing official favour of returning the Complainant’s Driving License and not to harass him while transporting bricks in his tractor on some pretext or the other. The Traffic Police Constable tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him.Sri N.Umamaheswara Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. UNEARTHES HUGE CASH DURING SURPRISE CHECK ON TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT OFFICES

Simultaneous Surprise Checks were conducted on the Offices of D.T.C. Nizamabad, R.T.A. Mancherial of Adilabad District and R.T.A. Uppal of Ranga Reddy District today i.e.17.11.2003. Surprise Check on the above 3 places revealed unauthorized possession of Rs.39,685/- with the Staff and private person engaged by the Staff for collection of illegal gratification. The matter is being further probed and verified. Report to the Government is being sent against erring Officials for necessary action.

EXCISE OFFICIALS TRAPPED BY A.C.B

Sri Ch.Sriramulu, Prohibition and Excise Inspector, Ponduru was trapped by A.C.B.Officials today i.e. on 18.11.2003 at the Prohibition and Excise Station, Ponduru when he demanded and accepted bribe money of Rs.20,000/- @ Rs.10,000/- each for himself and for Assistant Excise Superintendent Sri M.Subhas Chandra Bose from the Complainant, a Wine shop License holder of Kintali village through Excise Constable Sri S.Sreerama Murthy and Sri E.Govinda Rao, a private person, for doing official favour of recommending for the release of Bank Guarantee and also towards mamools. Assistant Excise Superintendent earlier demanded bribe of Rs.10,000/- and directed the Complainant to pay the amount to the Excise Inspector. A private person Sri E.Govinda Rao received the amounts on behalf of Inspector at the instance of a Excise Constable of the same Prohibition and Excise Station. Sri E.Govinda Rao tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri M.Subhas Chandra Bose, Asst. Excise Superintendent, Sri Ch.Sriramulu, Excise Inspector, Sri S.Srirama Murthy, Excise Constable and Sri E.Govinda Rao, a private person are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P.HOUSING CORPORATION, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Madhusudhana Reddy, Work Inspector, A.P. Housing Corporation, B.Kotha Kota Mandal, Chittoor District was caught red-handed today i.e. 18.11.2003 by A.C.B. Officials of Tirupati Range when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.3,000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the Complainant for the release of 3rd instalment of Rs.22,580/- for the construction of the houses of Complainant and two others of Badikayalapalli village of B.Kotha Kota Mandal. The tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the possession of the Accused Officer and the Chemical test conducted on him proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON IN A.C.B. NET

Dr. (Smt) K. Madhuri, Civil Assistant Surgeon, Government Hospital, Bheemilipatnam of Visakhapatnam District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. 19-11-2003 at Government Hospital, when she demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant as a reward and for doing official favour of attending on delivery and Caesarean operation and providing better post-operative care to the Complainant’s brother’s daughter who was admitted in the hospital on 18-11-2003. Dr.(Smt) K.Madhuri tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from her. Case is under investigation.

LINEMAN OF N.P.D.C.L., ITCHODA, ADILABAD DISTRICT CAUGHT RED-HANDED

Sri Venkataiah, Lineman, N.P.D.C.L. Itchoda, Adilabad District was caught red-handed on 19-11-2003 at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the Complainant. The Accused Officer demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- from the Complainant, a mini rice mill owner to draw commercial connection from the pole to the Complainant’s mini rice mill. The Accused Officers tested positive to Chemical test. Entire bribe amount was seized from him. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUB-ENGINEER OF A.P.S.E.B. OF VISAKHAPATNAM CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri M.Nageswara Rao, Sub-Engineer, A.P.S.E.B. Distribution-I, Visakhapatnam was convicted on 11.11.2003 by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam and sentenced to undergo Simple imprisonment for a period of Six months and pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple imprisonment for One month for the charge under Section 7 of the P.C.Act 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo Simple imprisonment for One year and pay a fine amount of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple imprisonment for One month for the charge under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and ordered to run both the sentences of imprisonment concurrently. Earlier Sri M.Nageswara Rao, Sub-Engineer, A.P.S.E.B. Distribution-I, Visakhapatnam was trapped by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, Visakhapatnam Range on 5-10-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.440/- from a Head Constable of Visakhapatnam for doing official favour to get the orders for issue of Electrical Service connection.

TRANSPORT OFFICIALS PUNISHED IN SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B.

S/Sri Y.V.N.Murthy, AMVI and D.Venkateswara Rao, Transport Constable formerly of Transport Check-post, Kothuru, Krishna District were awarded the punishment of “Reduction in time-scale of pay by two levels with effect on pension” by the Transport Commissioner, A.P. Hyderabad after completion of Departmental enquiry on the Surprise Check conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on the above Check-post. During the course of Surprise Check conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on the above Check-post on 6.11.1998 it was found that the above mentioned two officials collected mamools to a tune of Rs.4210/- from the drivers of the vehicles passing through the said Check-post by engaging the services of a private person.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER Rs.40 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.H.M.H.I.D.C.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B.Officials on 21-11-2003 in Visakhapatnam, Kakinada and neighbouring villages disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs acquired by Sri D.Pallam Raju, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, now working on deputation at Visakhapatnam in A.P.Health Medical and Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation. Assets include One two-storied house and 2 house sites in Visakhapatnam, 1 house and 3 house sites in Kakinada, 20 acres of agricultural land in villages neighbouring Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, 1 Maruti Zen Car, 1 two-wheeler, financial investments in Shares and National Savings Certificates to a tune of Rs.2.60 lakhs, 50 sovereigns of gold and valuable house-hold articles. The assets were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife, 2 dependent daughters and mother-in-law.Sri D.Pallam Raju joined Government service as Assistant Engineer in 1986 and was later promoted as Deputy Executive Engineer in 1994. He is working on deputation with A.P.H.M.H.I.D.C. from January 2001 onwards.Sri D.Pallam Raju is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.TRANSCO, MAHANANDI, KURNOOL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri B.L.Narasimha Rao, Assistant Engineer, A.P.TRANSCO, Mahanandi Mandal, Kurnool district was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Kurnool Range today i.e. 21.11.2003 when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.3,000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Accused officer had demanded a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the Complainant who is a native of Gajulapalli village of Mahanandi Mandal for the issue of electrical conductor wire and give electrical connection to his agricultural pump-set. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the Accused officer and the Chemical test conducted proved positive. The Accused Officer is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ENGINEER CAUGHT RED-HANDED WITH BRIBE AMOUNT

Sri Ch.Radhakrishna, Assistant Executive Engineer, Rural Water Supply (RWS) Bantumilli of Krishna District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (22.11.2003) at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of sending the Measurements Book to Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat for payment. The M.Book relates to the work of providing RCC Pipeline from feeder channel to drinking Water tank at Neelipudi village, executed by the Complainant at an estimated cost of Rs.95,000/-.Sri Ch.Radhakrishna tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri Ch.Radhakrishna is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, NELLORE DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri N.Sreeramulu, Mandal Surveyor O/O the Mandal Revenue Officer, Nellore was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Nellore Range today (22.11.2003) when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.3000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Accused officer demanded a bribe of Rs.3000/- from the Complainant who is a native of Nellore town for demarcating the house plot of 480 sq.yds. allotted by the Government in the name of his father under rehabilitation programme for surrendered extremists. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the Accused Officer and Chemical test conducted on him proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. The Case is under investigation.

KUDERU MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri D.Neelakanta Reddy, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Kuderu Mandal of Anantapur District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials of Anantapur Range at his residence when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.1000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant for processing his application for issue of D.K.patta for 4 acres of Agricultural land which was under his possession and cultivation. The tainted amount was recovered from the Accused Officer and Chemical test conducted on his proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case isunderinvestigation.

ELECTRICAL LINE INSPECTOR ARRESTED FOR GRAFT

Sri K.Satyanarayana, Line Inspector O/O Addl. Asst. Engineer, APEPDCL, Devarapalli Mandal of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (22.11.2003) at the residence of Line Inspector in Yernagudem village when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.800/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of processing and recommending sanction of new electric connection to the Complainant’s house. Sri K.Satyanarayana, Line Inspector tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri K.Satyanarayana is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE,GOLLAPALLI POLICE STATION OF KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri M.A.Sattar, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Gollapalli P.S. of Karimnagar District was trapped by Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau to-day i.e. on 23.11.03 in the police station when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1500/- from a lady of Gollapalli Mandal. The A.S.I. demanded and accepted the bribe amount for taking action on a complaint given by her. The tainted amount has been recovered. The A.S.I. tested positive during the chemical test. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad.

SURPRISE CHECK OF TANDURU CIRCLE INSPECTOR’S OFFICE OF POLICE BY A.C.B

On credible information that the C.I. of police Tanduru is collecting more amount from traffic violators and showing less amount in compounding fee book, officials of A.C.B conducted a surprise check on the office of the Circle Inspector of Police, Tanduru, R.R.Dist. on 22.11.2003. Surprise check revealed that two receipts issued on 13.10.2003 for an amount of Rs.1500/- each for traffic violation, but lesser amount i.e.Rs.1000/- and Rs.500/- were recorded in the office copy of the compounding fees book. Enquiries are being continued to unearth further ramifications if any.

A.C.B CONDUCTS SURPRISE CHECK ON THE OFFICE OF THE D.M. & H.O., MAHABUBNAGAR

On credible information that funds sacnctioned for special population programme for Mahabubnagar Dist. are being misutilised and misappropriated the officials of A.C.B conducted a surprise check on the office of the Dist. Medical & Health Officer, Mahabubnagar on 22.11.03. Surprise check revealed several irregularities like diversion of funds, bogus bills of expenditure, violation of transfer policy etc. Further enquiries are under progress.

A.C.B. CONDUCTS SURPRISE CHECK ON BUILIDING VIOLATIONS IN HYDERABAD CITY.

On credible information that the officials of M.C.H indulging in corrupt practices and allowing unauthorized constructions officials of A.C.B conducted a surprise check in respect of two buildings in Nagarjuna Hills on 22.11.2003 which disclosed irregularities and deviations. Further enquiries are under progress for follow up action against concerned.

SANITARY INSPECTOR, BHIMAVARAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Chellangi Swamy Babu, Sanitary Inspector-cum-Food Inspector, 6th Division, Bhimavaram Municipality of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (24-11-2003) at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of processing the Complainant’s application for running a Chicken Centre and forwarding the same to Municipal Health Officer, Bhimavaram. Sri Ch.Swamy Babu tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered at his instance.Sri Ch.Swamy Babu is arrested and produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. CONDUCTS SURPRISE CHECK ON R.T.A. OFFICE

On credible information that the staff in R.T.A. Office, South Zone, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt activities, Officials of A.C.B. conducted a Surprise Check on the Office of the R.T.A. South Zone, Hyderabad on 24-11-2003 and found that the Staff were collecting amounts for applications received for the day. Excess amount of Rs.1080/- was found with the Superintendent and Junior Assistant. A private person was at the help desk collecting illegal money for one M.V.I. and an amount of Rs.1390/- was seized from him. Further enquiry is under progress.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER Rs.25 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM DRUG INSPECTOR, MACHILIPATNAM

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 25-11-2003 at Visakhapatnam, Anakapalli, Vijayawada and Machilipatnam disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.25 lakhs acquired by Sri L.Appan Govindam, Drug Inspector, now working in Machilipatnam of Krishna District. The Assets include 2 two-storied buildings, 2 Flats, 1 Vacant site, all in Visakhapatnam, a Maruti 800 CC Car, 2 two-wheelers and valuable household articles. The assets were acquired in his name and in the names of his wife and a dependent nephew. Sri L.Appan Govindam joined service as Drug Inspector in the year 1986 and earlier worked in Cuddapah, Vizianagaram, Khammam and Anakapalli. Sri L.Appan Govindam is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF NELLORE DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NE

Sri P.Chandrasekharaiah, Village Secretary, Balayapalli village of Nellore district was caught red handed by A.C.B. Officials of Nellore Range today i.e. 25-11-2003 when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.700/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe of Rs.700/- from the Complainant who is a native of same village for processing the application for issue of Pattadar Pass Book for 1.58 acres of land which he purchased and registered in the name of his widow daughter about one and half years back. The Tainted amount of Rs.700/- was recovered from the accused Officer and the Chemical test conducted proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ASSETS OVER Rs.30 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM FOREST SECTION OFFICER.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 27-11-2003 at Sarvakota, Singuru and Srikakulam disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.30 lakhs acquired by Sri T.Appala Narasaiah, Forest Section Officer, Sarvakota of Srikakulam District. The assets include 1 Two-storied building and 5 house sites in Srikakulam town, 1 house in Singuru, 16 ½ acres of agricultural land in Singuru and Ponnada villages, Cash over Rs.5 lakhs, 2 FDRs worth Rs.1 lakh and other house-hold articles. The assets were acquired by Forest Section Officer in his name and in the names of his wife, son and daughter.Sri T.Appala Narasaiah joined service in the year 1984. Earlier he worked at Kasibugga, Tekkali, Balaramapuram and Kothuru of Srikakulam District. The A.O. was arrested and being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, MULUGU OF MEDAK DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Shiva Prasad, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Mulugu of Medak District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. on 27-11-2003 at his residence located in Bhavani Nagar of Kapra Municipality of R.R.District. The Accused Officer demanded and accepted Rs.5000/- from the Complainant who executed School Compound Wall work under ‘Janma Bhoomi’ Programme. The A.O. demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- from the Complainant for doing official favour to record measurement in M-Book and forward it to M.P.D.O. Mulugu to clear pending amount of Rs.49,452/- for payment. The A.O’s right hand and left trouser pocket yielded positive to chemical tests. M-Book, Estimation papers and Agreement copy concerning to the above work were seized from A.O’s residence. Sri K.Shiva Prasad, A.E. was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUB REGISTRAR, JUNIOR ASSISTANT AND ATTENDER OF KAIKALUR, KRISHNA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Madhusudhana Rao, Sub-Registrar, L.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant and B.Ranga Rao, Attender working in Sub-Registrar’s Office, Kaikalur of Krishna District were trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (27-11-2003) at the Sub-Registrar Office, Kaikalur when they demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from Sri P.Srinivasa Rao on behalf of the Complainant for doing official favour of registration of 13.03 acres of land in favour of Complainant’s wife. Sri L.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant and Sri B.Ranga Rao, Attender tested positive to Chemical tests. Tainted amount of Rs.4,900/- was recovered from an Almyrah at the Attender’s house and Rs.100/- was recovered from the possession of Junior Assistant. Sri G.Madhusudhana Rao, Sub-Regisrar, L.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant and B.Ranga Rao, Attender are arrested and being produced before the Special Court for ACB. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ENGINEER, R.W.S. CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.P.Suryanarayana, Junior Engineer, Rural Water Supply Scheme O/O M.P.D.O. Saddum Mandal of Chittoor District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today (27-11-2003) when he demanded and accepted Rs.1500/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant through a private STD Booth Operator. The A.O. had demanded the bribe of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant for issuing Rice release Order for the work of removal of silt in Village tank done by the Complainant under Food for Work Programme. The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER Rs.20 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM GENERAL MANAGER, A.P.S.T.C.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 28-11-2003 at Hyderabad, R.R.District and Eluru disclosed disproportionate assets worth Rs.20 lakhs acquired by Sri K.Viswanadham, General Manager, A.P.State Trading Corporation, Hyderabad. The assets include 3 Flats in Banjara Hills area of Hyderabad, 1 Flat in Kukatpally of R.R.District and 1 Flat in Eluru, Investments in Chit Funds, a share in Land deal and house-hold articles. The assets were acquired by the General Manager in his name only. Sri K.Viswanadham joined Government service as Management Trainee in 1978 and promoted as Deputy Manager in 1986 and subsequently promoted as General Manager in 1998. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Prl. Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE ON GRAFT CHARGES.

Sri P.Ramalinga Reddy, former Village Administrative officer and present part-time Assistant, Maruru village of Rapthadu Mandal, Anantapur District has been dismissed from service by the District Collector, Anantapur following his Conviction by the Addl.Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on graft charge. Sri P.Ramalinga Reddy, former Village Administrative officer was earlier trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 25-8-1996 when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.800/- from residents of Maruru, Rapthadu Mandal for issuing extracts of Chits adangal of their lands. He was convicted and sentenced by the Addl.Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for One year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under each Section and in default of payment of fine to undergo Simple imprisonment for 3 months. Based on the judgement, the District Collector, Anantapur ordered dismissal of Sri P.Ramalinga Reddy from service.

FORMER PROFESSOR OF RADIO THERAPY, KURNOOL MEDICAL COLLEGE CONVICTED IN A BRIBE CASE.

Dr.V.Srinivasulu, formerly Professor of Radio Therapy, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool has been convicted by the Addl.Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each under two counts and in default to pay fine amount to suffer Simple imprisonment for 3 months on bribe charges. Dr.V.Srinivasulu while working at Kurnool Medical College was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 30-5-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a resident of K.Nagalapuram to treat his ailing brother through Radiotherapy.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT OF TREASURIES DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri R.Ganganna, Senior Accountant, District Treasury Office, Anantapur was dismissed from service by the Government after a Departmental enquiry.Earlier Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted a Regular enquiry against the Senior Accountant into the allegations of misconduct and irregularities in handling paid vouchers of LTC Claims and removal of Bus Tickets from such bills with malafide intention to supply the said tickets to the employees to facilitate them to claim LTC Bills fraudulently and sent a report to Government recommending for Departmental action for major penalty against him.The Government after conducting the Departmental enquiry have imposed the above punishment of dismissal against the Accused Officer.

DECEMBER-2003

DY.M.R.O., HERAEHAL MANDAL OF ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri M.Mallappa, Deputy Mandal Revenue Officer, Heraehal Mandal of Anantapur District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Anantapur Range on 1-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant to do an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant for issue of Pattadar Pass Book in his name for 4 acres of agricultural land which he inherited from his father. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the Accused Officer and the Chemical test conducted proved positive. The Accused Officer is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DY. M.R.O. OF M.R.O OFFICE, KOHIR, IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Mohan Reddy, Dy.M.R.O. of Kohir Mandal, was caught red-handed today i.e. on 02-12-2003 at his office whenhe demanded and accepted Rs.1,700/- bribe from the complainant to hand over cheque of Rs.6,800/- being commission amount for distributing rice to labourers under F.F.W. Scheme by complainnat’s wife who is running a Fair Price shop at Burujwada. He tested positive to chemical test. Bribe amount and cheque was seized from him. He was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT PROHIBITION EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT, VIJAYAWADA IN A.C.B. NET

Sri M. Krishna Naik, Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent, Vijayawada was trapped by A.C.B. Officials at about 9.30 p.m. on 1-12-2003 at Jupudi (v) on the National High Way, in front of Balaji Wines Shop when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- from the complainant towards mamools from the Wines shop owner while traveling from Jaggaiahpeta to Vijayawada in a Jeep. Further an amount of Rs.9,700/- was also seized which were collected earlier from some other wine shops. Sri B.Murali, Police Constable (APSP) who was traveling in the same jeep was assisting the Asst.Excise Superintendent in collection of mamools. Both Sri M. Krishna Naik, Assistant Excise Superintendent and Constable Sri B.Murali were arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ASSETS OVER Rs. 40 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM FOREST RANGE OFFICER OF SATHUPALLI OF KHAMMAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 3-12-2003 at Sathupally, Palvancha of Khammam District and at Ongole of Prakasam District disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs acquired by Sri K.Mohan Rao, Forest Range Officer, Sathupally of Khammam District. The assets include 2 houses - one at Khammam and the other at Palvancha, 26 acres of land at Venkatapur (V) of Vemsur (M) of Khammam District. One Jeep (Old Mahindra Model), One Yamaha Crux Motor-cycle, One JCB (Excavator), Cash of Rs.1,10,000/-, 2 benami Chits, One Fixed Deposit, 30 tolas of Gold, 1 Kg. Silver, Kisan Vikas Patras worth Rs.2,60,000/-, IDBI Bonds worth Rs.45,000/- and other house-hold articles. One Locker in the name of his wife is yet to be opened and verified. These assets were acquired by the Forest Range Officer in his name and in the name of his kith and kin. Sri K.Mohan Rao joined Government service in the year 1991 as Forest Range Officer. He worked at Sathupally, V.R.Puram, Tallada and again working at Sathupally. Sri K.Mohan Rao is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

BAILIFF OF CITY CIVIL COURT, HYDERABAD TRAPPED

Sri A.Rajeswar Reddy, Bailiff of City Civil Court, Hyderabad was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau today i.e. on 03-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant. The Complainant filed an execution petition and the Hon’ble Court issued a Warrant of Attachment which was entrusted to the Bailiff. The Bailiff demanded Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant for executing the Warrant of Attachment. The tainted amount was recovered from the Bailiff. Phenolphthalein test proved positive. The Accused Officer is being arrested and would be produced in the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases at Hyderabad The case is under investigation.

A.C.B. CONDUCTES SURPRISE CHECK ON THE OFFICE OF SANITARY SUPERVISOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF HYDERABAD.

On credible information that Sri Abdus Samee Sanitary Supervisor Ward No.22, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad in collusion with Jr.Assistants-cum-Accountants is indulging in corruption by way of deduction of amount at the time of disbursing salaries to the Sanitary Workers, a Surprise Check was organized on 2-12-2003 at the Office of the Sanitary Supervisor, Ward No.22, Circle I, M.C.H. Hyderabad situated at the Office of the Administrator, Quli Qutub-shah Urban Development Authority. An amount of Rs.12,330/- which was deducted as a way of illegal gratification from salaries of the Sanitary Workers was found and seized during the Surprise Check. Surprise Check also revealed other irregularities pertaining to marking of attendance, Salary claim ignoring absences of Sanitary workers etc. Further enquiries are under progress.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, VIZIANAGARAM CONVICTED ON BRIBE CHARGES

Sri S.Neelakantam, formerly Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Vizianagaram is convicted and sentenced to undergo Six months Simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- in default, Simple imprisonment for One month and further sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- in default, Simple imprisonment for One month by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam on 25-11-2003. Both the substantive sentences are to run concurrently. Earlier A.C.B. Officials trapped Sri S.Neelakantam while he was working as A.C.T.O. Phoolbagh area, Vizianagaram on 29-12-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2500/- from the Complainant, a Proprietor of a Ghee Stores, Vizianagaram for showing official favour and towards quarterly mamool.

SUB-REGISTRAR REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. ENQUIRY

Sri K.V.Prasada Rao, Incharge Sub-Registrar, Sub-Registrar Office, Amalapuram, East Godavari District has been removed from service by the Deputy Director-General of Registration and Stamps, Eluru, W.G.District. Earlier a Surprise Check was conducted on the Office of the Sub-Registrar, Amalapuram, East Godavari District on 24-2-1999 by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau who found an excess amount of Rs.5,399/-, shortage of Special Adhesive stamps worth Rs.215/- and Government cash of Rs.20/-. The Sub-Registrar was also found to have engaged two private persons to attend to office work. Departmental action was recommended for the above irregularities by the Bureau.

M.P.D.O.MACHAVARAM MANDAL OF GUNTUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.Z.Gnan Paul, Mandal Parishad Development Officer (MPDO) of Machavaram Mandal of Guntur District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 5-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant, for doing official favour of issuing Work Order even though the tender was confirmed in favour of the Contractor on 21-10-2003 itself. Sri P.Z.Gnan Paul tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri P.Z.Gnan Paul is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS 100% CUT IN PENSION OF RETIRED COOPERATIVE SUB-REGISTRAR IN TRAP CASE.

The State Government has ordered 100% cut in pension of Sri N. Ramamohan Sastry, formerly Cooperative Sub-Registrar, Musheerabad Mandal, Hyderabad in view of his Conviction by the Principal Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad, in a trap case. The Government also ordered withholding of his entire death-cum-retirement Gratuity (D.C.R.G). Earlier A.C.B. Officials trapped Sri N. Rammohan Sastry while he was working as Cooperative Sub-Registrar, Musheerabad Mandal, Hyderabad on 23-4-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the Complainant for showing official favour in the inspection of accounts of Vazir Employees Consumer’s Cooperative Society Limited, Azamabad. The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted and sentenced him to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/-. Consequent to the Conviction awarded by the Court, the State Government ordered 100% cut in his pension and withholding of his D.C.R.G.

SANITARY INSPECTOR AND SANITARY WORKER OF KHAMMAM MUNICIPALITY TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri A.Venkatanarayana Sanitary Inspector, Khammam Municipality was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. 6-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded Rs.2000/- and accepted the same through a Sanitary Worker Sri P.Sarvayyah from the Complainant for forwarding his Juice Shop License Application to the Municipal Commissioner. Juice Shop was opened by the Complainant on 5th November, 2003 at Khammam Bus Station. Sri P.Sarvayyah, Sanitary Worker tested positive in Chemical test. The Bribe amount was seized from the Office table of the Sanitary Inspector. Both the Accused Officers were arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, SHANTHIPURAM OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Venkataramana Naidu, Mandal Surveyor O/O the Mandal Revenue Officer, Shanthipuram Mandal of Chittoor District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Tirupati Range on 5-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as an illegal gratification from the Complainant for an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe of Rs,1,000/- from the Complainant who is a native of Boinapally village of the same Mandal for surveying 2.3 acres of his agricultural land as dispute arose between himself and his neighbouring farmer. The tainted amount was recovered from the Accused Officer and the Chemical Test proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation .

DISTRICT SCHEDULE CASTES COOPERATIVE SOCIETY OFFICIALS, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Rajeswara Rao, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and Sri P.Ratna Raju, Junior Assistant O/O Executive Director, District Scheduled Castes Cooperative Society Limited, Visakhapatnam were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 8-12-2003 at their Office when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of processing the papers relating to sanction of margin money and subsidy money of Rs.20,000/- and forwarding the same to State Bank of India, Gopalapatnam for release of the loan amount of Rs.50,000/- to the Complainant. Sri P.Ratna Raju, Junior Assistant received the bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- for himself and also on behalf of Sri B.Rajeswara Rao.Sri P.Ratna Raju tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his left side pant pocket. Sri B.Rajeswara Rao and Sri P.Ratna Raju are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

WORKS INSPECTOR OF HOUSING CORPORATION TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri I.Srinivasa Rao, Works Inspector, A.P.State Housing Corporation Ltd., Rangampet of East Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 8-12-2003 at his residence when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for doing official favour of processing the final bill with regard to sanction of housing loan. Sri I.Srinivasa Rao tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri I.Srinivasa Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK REVEALS COLLECTION OF BRIBE IN OSMANIA AND GANDHI HOSPITAL FROM CANDIDATES FOR ISSUING PHYSICAL FITNESS CERTIFICATES.

On credible information that some Doctors working in Osmania General Hospital and Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad are demanding bribe from the candidates to issue Physical Fitness Certificates required to be submitted along with the application form of Group-I Examination to be conducted by A.P.P.S.C., Surprise checks were conducted simultaneously at both the Hospital by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau. Surprise Check revealed collection of varied amount from the candidates by R.M.O. and Administrator of osmania Hospital and Casualty Medical Officer of Gandhi Hospital through the Sweeper who was working as Attender and through a private person respectively. Further enquiry and verification are under progress.

DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, CHIRALA IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.Nageswara Rao, Dy.Supdt.of Police, Chirala Sub-Division, Prakasam District was trapped on 8-12-2003 at 8-30 p.m. at his Office room when he demanded and accepted Rs.5000/- as bribe from the Complainant to release his bus bearing No.AP27T 9455 detained at Vetapalem P.S. Chirala Sub-Division which was involved in an accident case vide Cr.No.71/03 u/s 304-A IPC of Vetapalem P.S. The Accused Officer opened a file available in front of him and asked the Complainant to place the bribe amount in the file papers. The tainted amount was recovered from the file. An amount of Rs.1,61,600/- was also found during the search of his house which has been seized for further verification. The Accused Officer was arrested and produced before Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore and has been remanded to judicial custody. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYATSECRETARY,GOWRIPATNAM VILLAGE OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B.NET

Sri K.Satyanarayana, Panchayat Secretary, Gowripatnam (v) of Devarapalli Mandal of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials late evening on 8-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1000/- from the Complainant for doing an official favour of processing ‘House site possession Certificate’ to the Complainant who is a beneficiary under Rural Housing Scheme. Sri K.Satyanarayana tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri K.Satyanarayana is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY TAHSILDAR,KOTA RAMACHANDRAPURAM OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B.NET

Sri M.Mohana Rao, Deputy Tahsildar O/O Special Deputy Collector (Tribal Welfare) Kota Ramachandrapuram of Buttaigudem Mandal of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials today i.e. 10.12.2003 at the above Office premises when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.4,000/- from the Complainant for doing official favour of issuing Certified copies of Judgments and for sending reply to Government. Sri M.Mohana Rao tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri M.Mohana Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, KROSURU MANDAL OF GUNTUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.Hanumantha Rao, Agricultural Officer, Krosuru Mandal of Guntur District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 9-12-2003 at 9 p.m. at his residence when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant, a ryot for doing an official favour of delivering a Sprayer sanctioned to the Complainant with Government assistance. Sri P.Hanumantha Rao tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri P.Hanumantha Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

TWO OFFICIALS OF URBAN LAND CEILING OFFICE, GUNTUR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T. Jaya Prakash Babu, Senior Assistant and In-charge Office Superintendent and Sri A. Prabhakara Rao, Deputy Tahsildar, both working in Urban Land Ceiling Office, Guntur were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 11.12.2003 at the above Office when they demanded and accepted bribe amounts of Rs.1050/- and 300/- respectively from the Complainant for doing official favour of handing over the ‘No Objection Certificate’ already signed by the Special Officer, ULC permitting the Complainant’s daughter to sell away 300 sq.yards of house site.Both Sri T.Jaya Prakash Babu and A.Prabhakara Rao tested positive to Chemical tests. Tainted amount was recovered from them. Sri T.Jayaprakash Babu and Sri A.Prabhakara Rao are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT CONSTABLE TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri A.Venkataiah, Constable No.1061 of R.T.A., North Zone, Trimalgiri, Secunderabad of the Transport Department was trapped by Officials of A.C.B. today i.e. on 11-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- from the Complainant to do an official favour. The Complainant went to the RTA Office with a paid Challan receipt and an application for transfer of ownership and renewal of Registration in respect of a Car. The Transport Constable demanded and accepted Rs.500/- for verification, submitting the papers before the MVI and getting the work done. He accepted the money and gave it to a private person Mohd. Farhatullah s/o Mohd. Asmatullah r/o Mehdipatnam. Phenolphthalein test conducted on the Transport Constable and the private person proved positive. The tainted amount was recovered from the private person. The Transport Constable and the private person were arrested and being produced before the Prl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases at Hyderabad Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, KAVALI, NELLORE DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Malayadri, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Kavali, Nellore District was caught red-handed by the A.C.B. Officials of Nellore Range today i.e. on 12.12.2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as an illegal gratification from the Complainant to do an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant for recording the measurements of the road work executed by the Complainant in Rudrakota village of Kavali Mandal in the M.Book. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the Accused Officer and the Chemical test conducted on him proved positive. The Accused Officer was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER,KOVVUR OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri Mohammed Mahaboob Ali, Divisional Panchayat Officer, Kovvur of West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 12-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1000/- from the Complainant, Sarpanch of Krishnampalem village for doing an official favour of processing the Complainant’s reply to a Show Cause Notice issued by the District Panchayat Officer, Eluru and also to recommend for restoration of absolute Cheque-drawing power to the Complainant. Sri Md.Mahaboob Ali tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri Md.Mahaboob Ali is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.20 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM MUNICIPAL PIPELINE FITTER, MACHILIPATNAM

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 13-12-2003 in Machilipatnam and 2 other places in Krishna District disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.20 lakhs acquired by Sri Puppala Venkateswara Rao, who is working as Grade-II Pipeline Fitter in Machilipatnam Municipality. The assets include 2 houses in Machilipatnam, 19 acres of land in Nadupuru, Gadepudi and Ramanuja Vartharlapalli villages, a house mortgage deed worth Rs.6 lakhs and other valuable household articles. The assets were acquired by Sri P.Venkateswara Rao in his name and in the names of his wife and 3 minor and dependent children. A Bank Locker in the name of Sri P.Venkateswara Rao at Bank of Baroda is yet to be opened and verified. Sri P.Venkateswara Rao joined service in the year 1981. Sri P.Venkateswara Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE,MANDAVALLI P.S. OF KRISHNA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D.Subba Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police, Mandavalli Police Station of Krishna District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 13-12-2003 at the Police Station when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant, whose cousin brother was arrested and lodged in Sub-Jail, Kaikaluru in an arson case, for doing an official favour of sending the related Case Diary file to the Addl. Public Prosecutor, Machilipatnam for arguments on the Bail Application in the Court of Addl.Sessions Judge, Machilipatnam. Sri D.Subba Rao tested positive to Chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Sri D.Subba Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

FORMER PRINCIPAL OF A.P.RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (BC) GIRLS, AREKAL OF KURNOOL DISTRICT CONVICTED IN BRIBE CASE

Sri B.Shyam Prasad, formerly Principal, A.P. Residential School (BC) Girls, Arekal at Adoni of Kurnool District has been convicted by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- each under two counts and in default to pay fine amount to suffer Simple imprisonment for 2 months on bribe charges.Earlier Sri B. Shyam Prasad while working as Principal, A.P. Residential School (BC) Girls, Arekal at Adoni of Kurnool District was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 23-3-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Kitchen Helper of the same School for opening a New Service Register.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, TANUKU,WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT CONVICTED ON BRIBE CHARGES

Sri G.Pandu Ranga Rao, formerly Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Tanuku, West Godavari District was convicted by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/-, in default to suffer Simple imprisonment for 2 months for the Offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Further he was sentenced to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/-, in default to suffer Simple imprisonment for 2 months for the Offence U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (i) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Both the substantive sentences are to run concurrently. Earlier A.C.B. Officials trapped the Accused Officer Sri G.Pandu Ranga Rao, A.C.T.O. Tanuku, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a owner of a Radio Shop, Tanuku for showing official favour in giving Tax Assessment Order.

ACCOUNTANT OF MUNICIPAL OFFICE, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE ON BRIBE CHARGES

The Director of Municipal Administration, Hyderabad ordered dismissal of Sri S.Md.Yacob, Accountant, Municipal Office, Anantapur District from service as he was convicted by a Court of law in a trap case. Sri S.Md.Yacob, Accountant was trapped by Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Anantapur Range on 11-6-1997 at his Office when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant Sri B.Sreenivasulu, Jr.Assistant, K.M.G.High School, Anantapur to do an official favour to expedite the pension and gratuity arrears of his mother. The Addl.Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 15-10-2003 and sentenced to undergo one year Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under each Section and in default of payment of fine, to suffer Simple imprisonment for 3 months. Consequent to the Conviction, the Director of Municipal Administration, A.P. Hyderabad dismissed him from service.

SEARCHES REVEAL DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER FORTY FIVE LAKHS OF TOWN PLANNING OFFICER

Central Investigation Unit of Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted simultaneous searches at four places in Hyderabad, Manchiryal and Warangal today I.e. on 16.12.2003 and unearthed Disproportionate assets worth above Rs.45 lakhs belonging to Sri Nampally Rajendra Prasad, Incharge Town Planning Officer, Manchiryal, Adilabad District. The properties include One Four-storied building in Malkajgiri, One Flat in Safilguda, Hyderabad, 2 Double-storied buildings in Warangal besides One LIG Flat, 3 House plots at Hyderabad. During the searches, the A.C.B. Officials found and seized Rs.1,68,000/- cash, Rs.1,64,000/- worth of F.D.Rs., and Jewellery worth Rs.1,40,000/- which includes Gold and Diamond jewellery. One Maruti Car, One Kinetic Honda and a Hero Honda Splender, Costly household articles such as Air-Conditioner, Home Theatre etc., were also found. All the assets are in his name and in the name of his family members. Sri Nampally Rajendra Prasad joined as Work Inspector in June 1987 and was promoted as Town Planning Supervisor in 1998. He worked at Warangal, Rajendranagar, Malkajigiri, Nizamabad and Alwal Municipalities. He is drawing a basic salary of Rs.9,500/- at present. Sri Nampally Rajendra Prasad is being arrested and will be produced before Prl.Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under process.

A.C.B.CONDUCTS SURPRISE CHECK ON THE O/O DIRECTOR,MEDICAL EDUCATION,HYDERABAD.

On credible information that the Officials of Medical Attendance Section, O/O The Director of Medical Education, Koti, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt practices, Officials of the A.C.B. conducted a Surprise check on 15-12-2003 in MA-1 and MA-2 Sections. During the Surprise Check it is noticed that the officials of Medical Attendance Section, O/O The Director of Medical Education, Koti, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt activities and collecting illegal amount from the Government employees, whose medical reimbursement bills were pending. During the Surprise check, unaccounted cash of Rs.4,535/- with Sri Md.Naseer, Senior Assistant, MA-1 (C) Section AND Rs.1000/- in the table drawer of Sri G.Balappa, Superintendent of MA-1 Section were found. It is also noticed that certain files were kept pending since long time with no apparent reason. Further enquiries are under progress.

TRANSPORT CONSTABLE FOUND WITH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER TWENTY SEVEN LAKHS

Simultaneous searches conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 17-12-2003 in Vijayawada and Machilipatnam of Krishna District disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.27 lakhs acquired by Sri S.Nagamuneendra Rao who is working as a Transport Constable in Transport Department in Vijayawada. The assets include 3 houses and 1 house site in Vijayawada, 2 houses and 2 vacant house sites in Machilipatnam, 2 house sites in Gangoor village of Kankipadu Mandal where constructions were made upto foundation levels, 4 acres of wet land in Cherukumilli village of Kruthivennu Mandal, Chit fund investments worth Rs.3.4 lakhs, 4 two-wheelers and other valuable household articles. The assets were acquired by Sri S.Nagamuneendra Rao in his name and in the names of his wife and 3 dependent children. During the course of investigation the house of his brother-in-law Sri P.Gopala Krishna who is working as ASI, Traffic, Machilipatnam was also searched revealing assets worth over Rs.20 lakhs which is being further probed by A.C.B. Sri S.Nagamuneendra joined Government service as A.R. Police Constable in the year 1972. Later he was selected as Transport Constable in the year 1985.Sri S.Nagamuneendra Rao is arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT OF ANDHRA PRADESH STATE POLICE HOUSING CORPORATION, WARANGAL TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Sri S.Suresh, Senior Accountant O/O Executive Engineer, Andhra Pradesh State Police Housing Corporation, Warangal, was trapped by the A.C.B. Sleuths today i.e. on 17-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- from the Complainant. The Complainant who is a Contractor, did repairs to Adilabad Town Police Station Quarters. He is due to receive a cheque for Rs.2,25,000/- from the Senior Accountant. Sri S.Suresh, Senior Accountant demanded Rs.5,000/- to hand over cheque to the Complainant. Sri S.Suresh, Senior Accountant tested positive to Chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered. Sri S.Suresh, Senior Accountant is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, ASPARI, KURNOOL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Satyanarayana, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Aspari, Kurnool District was caught red-handed by A.C.B. Officials of Kurnool Range today i.e. on 18.12.2003 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2000/- as an illegal gratification from the Complainant to do an official favour. Sri B.Satyanarayana demanded a bribe amount of Rs.2000/- from the Complainant for processing his application for sanction of a house under Indira Awaz Yojana. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession and the Chemical test conducted on him proved positive. Sri B.Satyanarayana was arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF R.T.O. OFFICE NANDYAL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant, Permit Section, of R.T.O. Office Nandyal was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 17-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1500/- from the Complainant through Sri Obulesu, a private person working as assistant to the Junior Assistant for doing an official favour. The Complainant approached the R.T.O.Office for issue of an All Andhra permit to his Van and the Junior Assistant demanded him to bring Rs.1700/- for issue of the same. On the instructions of G.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant, Sri Obulesu accepted Rs.1500/- and asked the Complainant to keep the balance of Rs.200/- so that he will take it afterwards. Sri Obulesu tested positive to chemical test. The Tainted amount was seized. Both Sri G.Venkateswarlu, Junior Assistant and Sri Obulesu, a private person were arrested and being produced before the Addl.Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad Case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 40 LAKHS BELONGING TO DSO, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials on 19-12-2003 at Karimnagar, Bhadrachalam and Hyderabad disclosed disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 40 lakhs acquired by Mr.S.Raja Reddy, District Supply Officer, Karimnagar district. The assets include two houses—one at Karimnagar and another at Sikh Village (Secunderabad)--, 11 house sites located in Karimnagar, Secunderabad and Nizamabad, 11.16 acres of agricultural land at Banjarpally and Mallapur (v) of Dharmaram mandal of Karimnagar district, investments in shares worth Rs. 75,000/-, Promissory notes worth Rs. 2,35,000/-, cash Rs. 30,000/-, chits and bank deposits. Two bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified. The assets are in the name of AO, his wife and two daughters. Mr.Raja Reddy joined Government service in the year 1975 as Enquiry Inspector in the Civil Supplies at Hyderabad. He was promoted as UDC, Deputy Tahasildar and later as Assistant Supply Officer. In 1996, he was promoted as DSO and worked at Warangal and Machilipatnam before posted to Karimnagar in 2001. Mr.Raja Reddy is being arrested and will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under progress.

DEPUTY FOREST RANGE OFFICER TRAPPED BY ACB

Mr.K.Shankara Rao, Deputy Forest Range Officer was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 19-12-03 at the O/o Forest Range Officer, Kakinada of East Godavari District when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, a boat builder for doing official favour of returning seized documents and towards mamools. The above documents were earlier seized ‘off the record’ by the Deputy Range Officer relating to transport of a lorry load of wood. Mr. Srinivasa Rao, a private person unauthorisedly working in the above office received the amount as per the directions of the Deputy Forest Range Officer. He tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Mr.Shankara Rao and Mr.Srinivasa Rao were arrested and being produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF KAKINADA COLLECTORATE TRAPPED

Mr. G. Bhanu Prakash, Junior Assistant, O/o District Collector, Kakinada of East Godavari District was trapped by ACB officials on 20-12-2003 in the premises of the Collectorate when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 3000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of handing over the fair copy of the Collector’s order sanctioning the Revolver / Pistol Licence in Complainant’s favour and as a reward for having processed the complainant’s application in this regard. Mr. G. Bhanu Prakash tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. Mr. G. Bhanu Prakash is arrested and being produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

DCTO AND JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF COMMERCIAL TAXES, GANAPAVARAM (WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT) CONVICTED

Mr. K.Harinath, formerly Deputy Commercial Tax Officer and Mr. K.Pandu Ranga Vittal, Junior Assistant of the O/O The D.C.T.O. Ganapavaram of West Godavari District were convicted by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year each and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each, in default, simple imprisonment for 2 months each for the offence U/s 7 of P.C.Act 1988 r/w 34 IPC. They were also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each in default, simple imprisonment for 2 months each for the Offence U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (i) (d) and r/w 34 IPC. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier A.C.B. Officials trapped the Accused Officers when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.250/- and Rs.500/- respectively from a businessman of Bhuvanapally village of West Godavari District to show Official favour to issue Registration Certificate to conduct business.

TAX INSPECTOR OF VISAKHAPATNAM MUNICIPAL CORPORATION DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

The Municipal Commissioner of Visakhapatnam has dismissed Mr. B.Sreerama Murthy, formerly Municipal Revenue Inspector, Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam from Service following his conviction in a trap case of A.C.B.Earlier Mr. B.Sreerama Murthy, Municipal Tax Inspector was trapped by Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 14-6-1994 at the residence of the Complainant when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1800/- from the Complainant, for showing Official favour of changing the title in Municipal Records for the house property. The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases at Visakhapatnam convicted and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months U/s 7 of the P.C. Act 1988 and One Year U/s 13(2) r/w 13(i)(d) of the P.C.Act 1988 and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for each count and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for One month. Consequent to the Conviction he was dismissed from service by the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam

SUB ENGINEER OF A.P.E.P.D.C.L. OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

The Superintending Engineer, Operation Circle, A.P.Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd., Visakhapatnam has dismissed Mr. M.Nageswara Rao, Sub- Engineer, A.P.E.P.D.C. Visakhapatnam from service following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier Mr. M.Nageswara Rao, Sub-Engineer, A.P.S.E.B. Distribution – 1 Visakhapatnam was trapped by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 5-10-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.440/- from a Head Constable of Visakhapatnam for doing official favour to get the orders for issue of Electrical Service Connection. Earlier Mr. M.Nageswara Rao, Sub-Engineer, A.P.S.E.B. Distribution – I, Visakhapatnam was trapped by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 5-10-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.440/- from a Head Constable of Visakhapatnam for doing official favour to get the orders for issue of Electrical Service Connection. The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases at Visakhapatnam convicted and sentenced to undergo simple Imprisonment for a period of six months and pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the Charge U/s7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and pay a fine amount of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to undergo simple imprisonment for one month for the Charge U/s 13(2) r/w 13(i) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and ordered to run both the sentences of imprisonment concurrently. Consequent to the conviction he was dismissed from Service.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 46 LAKHS BELONGING TO DRAUGHTSMAN OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials in Hyderabad and Karimnagar on 22-12-2003 revealed disproportionate assets worth Rs. 46 lakhs belonging to Mr.C.Gal Reddy, Draughtsman Grade I of SRSP, Peddapally, Karimnagar district. The properties include a posh house in Jubilee Hills (Hyderabad), a house in Karimnagar, 2 flats in Hyderabad, 3 acres of agricultural land in Karimnagar, two plots in Ranga Reddy district and one Maruthi Zen car. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife and daughter. He joined the department in 1978 as Draughtsman Grade III and subsequently promoted as Draughtsman Grade I in 1997. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is in progress.

SI AND HC OF VATTICHERUKURU PS OF GUNTUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Ravindra, Sub Inspector of Police and Mr.A.Amareswara Rao, Station Writer Head Constable of Vatticherukuru Police Station in Guntur district were trapped by ACB Officials on 22-12-2003 at Geetha Café Hotel, Guntur when they demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for doing officials favour of expediting investigation into a hurt case preferred by the complainant on 1-12-2003. Mr.Amareswara Rao, Station Writer demanded and received the bribe from the complainant. He tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. SI and Station Writer are arrested and will be produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

FOOD & SANITARY INSPECTOR OF RAJAHMUNDRY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION TRAPPED BY ACB

Mr.V.Rama Rao, Food and Sanitary Inspector, 11th Circle, Rajahmundry Municipal Corporation was trapped by ACB Officials on 22-12-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant, a kirana merchant towards mamools and for not harassing and interfering with the complainant’s business. He tested positive to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. Mr.Rama Rao is arrested and he will be produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case isunder investigation.

ASST. DIRECTOR, SPORTS AUTHORITY OF ANDHRA PRADESH (SAAP) TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Mr. R. Venkateswara Rao, Asst. Director, Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 23-12-2003 at complainant’s canteen located in IIIT, Hyderabad. The Accused Officer demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant, for clearing pending boarding bill. The complainant supplied food to the National Rifle Association of India Shooting Coaching Camp held from 16-11-2003 to 6-12-2003 @ Rs.125/- per head. The complainant received Rs.1,00,000/- and was due to receive pending amount of Rs.45,260/- The AO tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The accused was arrested and being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

AE AND DEE OF IRRIGATION AND CAD, CHIRALA ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr. S.Nageswara Rao, Assistant Engineer and Mr. T.Prakasa Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, working in the Drainage Sub Division of Irrigation and Command Area Development ( CAD), Chirala in Prakasam district were trapped by ACB Officials on22-12-2003 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- and Rs.4,000/- respectively from the complainant, a contractor for releasing bank guarantee and further security of Rs.72,800/-. Both tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. They were arrested and will be produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ELECTRICAL LINEMAN OF PIDUGURALLA OF GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED BY A.C.B.

Mr.J.E.Prasad, Electrical Lineman of Piduguralla town of Guntur district was trapped by ACB Officials on 22-12-2003 at a private dispensary run by the complainant in Piduguralla town when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.900/- from the complainant, a R.M.P. Docotor for doing official favour of preparing the estimate and processing the complainant’sapplication for a new electrical connection to his house. Mr. Prasad tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and will be produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

FOREST OFFICIAL OF NIZAMABAD ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.S.Gangaram, Forest Section Officer, Mudakapally Section, Nizamabad Range was trapped by ACB Officials at Nizamabad on the night of 23-12-2003 when he demanded a bribe of Rs. 80,000/- and accepted Rs. 30,000/- as first installment from the complainant to do an official favour of getting him appointment order as Forest Section Officer. Immediately after receiving the bribe amount he handed over the same to a private person by name S.Muthyam, R/o Siripur village of Nizamabad mandal who on noticing the ACB Officials threw the bribe amount and ran and escaped from the Office premises of Conservator of Forest, Nizamabad circle. The tainted amount was seized from the scene of offence. Mr.Gangaram proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The complainant, a resident of Bodhan appeared in attended a written test and interview for the post of Forest Section Officer. Mr.Gangaram initially demanded Rs. 1.5 lakhs as bribe from the complainant to get his appointment order and subsequently settled for Rs. 80,000/-.Subsequent searches of Mr.Gangaram’s house yielded in the seizure of an amount of Rs. 51,120/- and documents relating to house and bank pass books Mr.Gangaram was arrested and will be produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SENIOR CASHIER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Mr.W.S.Ranjeet, formerly Senior Cashier, Assistant Pension Payment Office, Malakpet, Hyderabad was found guilty of charges framed against him and convicted and sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous imprisonment for the offences punishable under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- under each count and in default, to undergo Simple imprisonment for One month by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Both the sentences are ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Senior Cashier was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a Nursing Orderly, Osmania General hospital, Hyderabad, to clear the D.A.arrears and to pay Pension.

PANCHAYAT RAJ JUNIOR GEOLOGIST JAILED BESIDES CONFISCATION OF PROPERTIES IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Mr.N.Venkataramana, Junior Geologist, Office of the Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Dharmavaram, Anantapur District and sentenced him to undergo imprisonment for a period of two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- besides confiscating his properties worth Rs.1.05 lakh for the offence punishable under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, as he was found guilty of possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.4,59,139/-. Earlier the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against the said Junior Geologist for being in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.4,59,139/- and after conducting detailed investigation laid a charge-sheet against him in the Special Court for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

BUILDING INSPECTOR, VISAKHAPATNAM MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IN ACB NET

Mr.R.Harinayak, Building Inspector, 44 Division, Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation was trapped by ACB Officials on 26-12-2003 at the complainant’s house, kothapalem, Gopalapatnam, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of not harassing the complainant under the threat of inspection of his house for approved building plan. Mr.Harinayak tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. He is arrested and will be produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

TWO STAFFERS OF COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT AT KADIRI ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.B.Srihari, Junior Assistant and Mr.k.Srinivasulu, Attender working at Commercial Taxes check post at Kadiri in Anantapur district were trapped by ACB Officials on 25-12-2003 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 12,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The officials at the check post detained the lorry of the complainant earlier. The Staff including ACTO attached to the check post demanded the bribe to release the lorry. Mr.Srihari who received the bribe amount handed over the amount to Mr.Srinivasulu. The tainted amount was recovered from Mr.Srinivasulu. Both Mr.Srihari and Mr.Srinivasulu tested positive when subjected to chemical test. Both of them were arrested and being produced before Additional Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

EXCESS CASH FOUND WITH STAFF AT SUB TREASURY OFFICE, SINGANAMALA DURING SURPRISE CHECK

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Sub Treasury Office at Singanamala in Anantapur district on 24-12-2003. A total excess cash of Rs. 3,554/- was found in the possession of Mr.A.Narasimhulu, Sub Treasury Officer, Mr.N.K.Jilani, Junior Assistant and Mr.Chakravarthy, Attender. Further enquiries are under progress.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF LAND ACQUISITION OFFICE IN ACB NET

Mr.K.Ramachandraiah, Senior Assistant, O/o Special Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition Office, Domalguda, Hyderabad was trapped by ACB Officials today (27-12-2003) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The State Government had acquired 10 guntas of land of the complainant at Nallavelli of Yacharam mandal to lay pipeline from Nagarjuna Sagar to Hyderabad. The Senior Assistant demanded the bribe from the complainant to process the file relating to the compensation to be paid to the complainant and hand over cheque to him. The tainted amount was recovered from the Senior Assistant. He tested positive during chemical test. He was arrested and is being produced before Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF VENKUPALEM IN GUNTUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.B.Ayyanna, Village Secretary of Venkupalem of Vinukonda mandal in Guntur district was trapped by ACB Officials on 27-12-2003 at Sai Cool Drinks shop near MPDO’s Office, Vinukonda when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 500/- from the complainant, sarpanch of Venkupalem for doing official favour of issuing rice coupons for 1 tonne of rice worth Rs. 8,000/- for the work of laying of pipeline got executed by the complainant. He tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered from him. He is arrested and will be produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

TWO CONVICTED FOR GOING BACK ON THEIR COMPLAINTS AND STATEMENTS RECORDED U/S CR PC IN TRAP CASES

The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Hyderabad has convicted Mr. V.Sagar Rao, complainant and Mr. A. Ramesh Babu, accompanying witness in a trap case on perjury charges Mr. Sagar Rao and Mr.amesh Babu, both residents of Mahaboobnagar turned hostile during the trial of an ACB Case in which one Assistant Grade III of A.P. Civil Supply Corporation working at Mahaboobnagar was trapped in August, 1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe to do an official favour. Consequently they were charged with perjury and the court convicted and sentenced them to pay a fine of Rs.500/- each. In another case, the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate convicted Mr. R.Kasee Ramulu and Mr.T.Narasimha Swamy, both complainants in a trap case on similar offence. Mr. Kasee Ramulu, the then President of the Telangana Trade Union Council and Narasimha Swamy, a worker of Singareni Collaries who lost his eye site fighting for workmen compensation gave a complainant to ACB following which the then Superintendent, Office of Deputy Commissioner of Labour, Warangal was trapped in October, 1997. Later both of them turned hostile during the trial in the Special Court. As such both of them were charged with perjury and the court convicted and sentenced them to pay a fine of Rs.500/- each.

FORMER ACTO, PERECHERLA CHECK POST IN GUNTUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE ON BRIBE CHARGES

The State Government has dismissed Mr.J.Ramachandra Babu, Assistant Commercial tax Officer (ACTO) formerly at Perecherla check post in Guntur district from service as charges of corruption against him were proved in the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP). Mr.Ramachandra Babu while working at Perecherla Commercial Tax Check Post was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-4-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a commission agent of Vijayawada whose lorry laden with soap nuts was earlier seized for releasing the vehicle. He was placed on defence before the TDP. The Tribunal found him guilty of the charges. Consequently the Government ordered his dismissal from service.

ASSISTANT VILLAGE SECRETARY IN MEDAK DISTRICT TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Deshpandey Bhaskara Rao, Assistant Village Secretary, Morgi, Mannur mandal in Medak district was trapped by ACB Officials today (29-12-2003) at MDO’s Office, Mannur when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,300/- from the complainant to issue six rations cards sanctioned in the name of complainant’s wife and five others. He tested positive during chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and will be produced Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR OF SETWIN TRAINING CENTRE ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

ACB sleuths today (29-12-2003) caught red handed Mr.S.Neelam Shyam Rao, Technical Supervisor, O/o Setwin Training Centre, Purana Haveli, Hyderabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant had supplied beauty parlor material worth Rs. 25,000/- to SETWIN in the month of November. The Technical Supervisor demanded the bribe from the lady complainant to process the related file for the bill and issue the cheque. He tested positive in the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and will be produced Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR OF HOUSING CORPORATION IN KADAPA DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.M.Venkateswarlu, Work Inspector of Rajapalem mandal working in the O/o Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P.Housing Corporation, Proddatur in Kadapa district was trapped by ACB Officials today (29-12-2003) at his Office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant for releasing the balance subsidy of Rs. 5,000/- sanctioned for the construction of a house in his wife’s name. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He is being arrested and will be produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Nellore. The case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 21 LAKHS BELONGING TO EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF R & B, HYDERABAD

Simultaneous searches conducted at Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Guntur by ACB Officials today (30-12-2003) disclosed assets worth Rs. 21 lakhs belonging to Mr.Ch.Rama Rao, Executive Engineer, R & B department, Hyderabad. The properties include one house in Srinagar Colony, Hyderabad, two plots in Hyderabad, one flat in Vijayawada, one duplex house in Guntur, 2 acres of agricultural land at Vijayawada and Guntur and one Maruthi car. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife. Mr.Rama Rao joined the department as Supervisor in 1976 and promoted as Deputy Executive Engineer in 1986 and as Executive Engineer in 1995. Earlier he worked at Hyderabad and Guntur before posting again to Hyderabad. He was arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under progress.

MANDAL SURVEYOR IN ANATAPUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.Chandrasekhar, Mandal Surveyor, Kundrupi mandal in Anantapur district was trapped by ACB Officials today (30-12-2003) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for conducting survey of his land boundaries and submit report. He handed over the bribe amount to a private person Mr.Malleshappa from whom the tainted amount was recovered. Both tested positive during chemical test. The Surveyor was arrested and will be produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

WARANGAL CENTRAL BANK STAFFER AT NARSAMPET LANDED IN ACB NET

Officials of Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB today caught red handed Mr.T.Peddi Reddy, Supervisor, Warangal District Cooperative Central Bank, Narsampet when he demanded and accepted Rs. 600/- from the complainant at his Office today (30-12-2003). The Supervisor demanded the bribe to issue no due certificates on three loan applications at the rate of Rs. 200/- each for application. On receiving the bribe amount he passed on the same to a private person by name Gopala Rao. The tainted amount was recovered from the private person. The Bank Supervisor and the private individual tested positive when they were subjected to chemical test. Both of them were arrested and will be produced Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

MAY-2003

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO FOREST RANGE OFFICER, KASIBUGGA (SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT)

Simultaneous searches conducted at five places in the State by ACB Officials today (1-5-03) led to the disclosure of assets worth over Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to Mr.B.Rajeswara Rao, Forest Range Officer, Kasibugga (Srikakulam district). The searches were organized at Kasibugga, Visakhapatnam, Amalapuram (East Godavari district), Vijayawada and Atchutapuram (Visakhapatnam district). The properties include one 2 storeyed building at Visakhapatnam, two buildings at Amalapuram, two house sites at Narsipatnam and two house sites at Visakhapatnam, 3.11 acres of coconut garden in Pedapatnam Lanka in East Godavari district, 540 grams of gold, 16 grams of silver, two 2 wheelers, bank account with a balance of Rs one lakh and valuable household articles. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife, dependent son and brother-in-law. Three bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified.
Further investigation is under progress.

Mr.Rao joined the service in 1967 as Forest Section Officer and subsequently promoted as Deputy Forest Range Officer in 1979 and Forest Range Officer in 1989.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER ARRESTED IN ACB CASE

ACB Officials today (1-5-03) trapped Mr.K.M.V.N.Suri, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Macherla (Guntur district) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from a cinema theatre owner for showing official favour of fixing weekly rates of taxes. Both of his hand fingers proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.
The case is under investigation.

LADY MRO OF RAMAGUNDAM (KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT) TRAPPED BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mrs.K.Padmavathi, Mandal Revenue Officer, Ramagundam (Karimnagar district) was trapped by the ACB Officials today (2-5-03) at her residence when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The MRO demanded the bribe from the complainant to expedite survey and demarcation of his land at Malkapur village in Ramagundam mandal. She asked the complainant to keep the bribe amount in a book on the table from where the amount was recovered. The MRO has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF NORTH POWER DISTRIBUTION CORP. , KHAMMAM RURAL LANDED IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (2-5-03) caught red handed Mr.N.Tirumala Chary, Additional Assistant Engineer, Khammam Rural, North Power Distribution Corporation Limited (NPDCL) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant for sanctioning power reconnection to his agricultural well at Reddypally village. The tainted amount was recovered from him. The AEE has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB REVEALS IRREGULARITIES AT ZAHEERABAD TRANSPORT CHECK POST

ACB Officials conducted surprise checks in the wee hours of 2-5-03 at the Transport Check Posts at Shapur, Zaheerabad and Kamareddy and found certain irregularities at Kamareddy Check Post. The ACB Officials during the check found two transport constables directing lorry drivers to AMVI to pay ‘mamools’. The check post staff also engaged a private person who was collecting ‘mamools’ from the vehicle drivers passing through the check post. On seeing the ACB team the private person threw away Rs.1050/- collected from lorry drivers aside, which was later seized. Sixteen lorry drivers even paid Rs. 2,080/- as ‘mamool’ even when surprise check was under progress. The amounts have been seized and further enquiry is being continued.

SUB REGISTRAR OF I.POLAVARAM IN EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Majji Srinivasa Rao, Sub Registrar, I.Polavaram (East Godavari district) was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today (3-5-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant for registering his sale deed. Both hand fingers of the Sub Registrar proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ AT GUNTUR RURAL MANDAL TRAPPED BY ACB

ACB Officials today (3-5-03) trapped Mr.V.Narasimha Rao, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj department, Guntur Rural mandal at his house in Guntur town when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,500/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant, sarpanch of Dasupalem had executed the work of Mahila Mandal building at a cost of Rs. 1.43 lakhs. Cash component of Rs. 88,900/- was paid to him four days ago. The AE was demanding the bribe to indent the rice coupons towards the remaining balance from the MPDO and in turn to issue the same to the Sarpanch. The tainted amount was recovered from the almirah in his house. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.
The case is under investigation.

TWO JUNIOR ASSISTANTS OF COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT DISMISSED ON BRIBE CHARGES

The State Government has ordered dismissal of Mr. K.Venkataiah and Mr.B.Ananda Rao, both Junior Assistant in Commercial Taxes department as charges of corruption against them were proved.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on 3-4-1998 on a hotel room at Hyderabad and found unaccounted cash of Rs.34,900/- from the possession of Mr.Venkataiah and Mr. Ananda Rao. On credible information that both the Junior Assistants working at the Commercial Taxes check post at Madnoor (Nizamabad district) were staying in the hotel room and collecting monthly ‘mamools’ from the transport companies, the surprise check was organized by the ACB. Based on the ACB report, the State Government placed them on defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP) where the charges were proved. Subsequently the Government dismissed them from service.

FORMER VDO, ANANTAPUR (RURAL) MANDAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICDE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

The State Government has dismissed Mr. T.Ramesh Reddy, formerly Village Development Officer, Anantapur (Rural) mandal following his conviction by a court of law on charges of bribe.

Mr. Ramesh Reddy while working as VDO, Anantapur (Rural) mandal was trapped by ACB officials on 25-4-1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 27-11-2002 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each under two counts. Consequent to the conviction he was dismissed from service.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK AT ITCHAPURAM INTEGRATED CHECK POST REVEALS PRIVATE PERSONS ENGAGED BY STAFF COLLECTING BRIBES

ACB Officials today (5-5-03) conducted a surprise check of the Integrated check post at Itchapuram of Srikakulam district and found private persons engaged by the staff of Commercial Taxes, Civil Supplies, Excise, Transport departments and Agricultural Marketing Committee to collect bribes from the vehicular traffic passing through the check post. Eight private persons were caught by the ACB Officials and amounts of Rs. 5,185/- collected as bribe was recovered from them. On seeing the ACB team, at least 10 other private persons escaped from the scene. During the surprise checks the ACB Officials took control of the counters for about an hour when number of vehicle drivers voluntarily handed over bribe amounts at the counters which worked out to Rs. 10,764/-. This amount was also seized by the ACB Officials. DCTO, two Junior Commercial Tax Inspectors, one MVI were prominent among the absentees from duty at the check post.
Further enquiries are under progress for follow up actions.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY OF AMEENPURA IN MEDAK DISTRICT ARRESTED AFTER ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.K.Narender Reddy, Panchayat Seretary, Ameenpura village of Patancheru mandal (Medak district) was trapped by the ACB Officials today (6-5-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 450/- from the complainant through village servant to do an official favour of issuing pahani copies to him. The village servant Mr.Bantu Mangaiah received the bribe amount at the instructions of the Panchayat Secretary at his Office. The tainted amount was recovered from the village servant. Both the panchayat Secretary and village servant were arrested and are being produced before special court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT VILLAGE SECRETARY OF THORRUR (WARANGAL DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN BRIBE CASE

Mr.K.Ranga Rao, Assistant Village Secretary, Thorrur major panchayat, Warangal district was trapped by the ACB Officials today when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500/- from a third person on behalf of the complainant to make entries of purchase of land by the complainant in pahani register. He asked the complainant to send the bribe amount through one A.Manga Reddy of the same village. He was caught red handed at his residence at Thorrur when he received the bribe amount from Manga Reddy. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF APCPDCL, HIMAYATNAGAR, HYD ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.Ramachandram, Divisional Engineer, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Himayatnagar, Hyderabad was today (8-5-03) trapped by the ACB Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the owner of an Internet Cafe to do official favour. The Divisional Engineer demanded the bribe to oblige the request of the complainant to change the category of electrical connection from domestic to that of SSI unit (category III) to the Internet Cafe. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (IRRIGATION), KARIMNAGAR SUB DIVISION ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.J.Vithal Rao, Assistant Engineer (Irrigation), Sub Division, Karimnagar was today (12-5-03) trapped by the ACB Officials when he demanded Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant and accepted the amount through his Attender Mr.A.Bhoomaiah to do an official favour. The AE demanded the bribe from the complainant, President of the Water Conservation Committee of Eedula Gattepalli in Manakonduru mandal to mark out the check dam work executed by him. He asked the complainant to handover the bribe amount to the Attender from whom the tainted amount was recovered. The AE and the Attender have been arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

ACCUSED MVI IN DISPROPORTIONATE OF ASSETS CASE REMANDED TO JUDICIAL CUSTODY

Mr. G.Brahmananda Reddy, Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) , Flying Squad, Nellore who was arrested yesterday (12-5-2003) by ACB Officials in a case of disproportionate of asset case was today (13-5-2003) remanded to judicial custody till May 27 by the First Additional District and Sessions Judge, who is holding charge as Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore. Mr. Reddy was arrested at Guntur at his house after the completion of house searches and was produced before the Special Judge at Nellore.

ACB Officials conducted simultaneous searches at three places at Hyderabad, macherla and Guntur last week. But his house at Guntur could not be searched last week as he was away. On information that the MVI was coming to the house on 12-5-03, ACB Officials who had already sealed the house arrived at Guntur and carried out the searches. The searches revealed that the A.O. is in possession of assets worth about Rs.70 lakhs. His assets include six apartments at Guntur, Narsaraopet, Hyderabad, five shops, four house sites at Hyderabad and 15 acres of agricultural land in and around Macherla. Two bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified.
Further investigation is in progress.

VILLAGE SECRETARY, TELUGU RAYAPURAM (NELLORE DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN GRAFT CASE

Mr.B.Venkatanarasaiah, Village Secretary, Telugu Rayapuram, Kalvai mandal of Nellore district was trapped by ACB Officials today (15-5-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant for issuing two pattadar pass books in the name of his mother and maternal uncle. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.
The case is under investigation.

SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER ( CIVIL), SINGARENI COLLARIES, BHOOPALAPALLI ( WGL DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr . Y. Balasubrahmanya Swamy, Superintending Engineer (Civil), Singareni Collaries Limited, Bhoopalapalli in Warangal district was trapped today (15-5-03) by the ACB Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The Superintending Engineer demanded the bribe as first instalment to issue pass orders regarding a cheque for Rs.7 lakhs for the road work already executed by the complainant, who is a contractor. He was caught red handed at his residence at Bhoopalapalli. Both his hands proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He has been arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

THREE FOREST OFFICIALS OF VISAKHAPATNAM IN ACB NET

Mr. G. Ramamohana Raol, Forest Range Officer, Visakahapatnam and Mr. G.Harisheshu Ramana Rao, Senior Assistant, Office of the Forest Range Officer, Visakahapatnam were trapped by ACB Officials on 14-5-03 at the O/o Forest Range Officer, Visakhapatnam when they demanded and accepted bribe amounts of Rs.5,000/- and Rs.4,000/- respectively from the complainant, a petty forest contractor for doing an official favour of issuing tree-felling orders to the contractor. Mr. Hariseshu Ramana Rao received Rs.2,000/- on behalf of Mr. K.Sridhar, Forest Section Officer, Pendurthi, who was temporarily absent from Office at the time of trap in addition to Rs.2,000/- towards his share. Right hand fingers of Mr.Ramamohana Rao and Mr. Harisheshu Ramana Rao proved positive. The tainted amounts were recovered from them. All the three officials were arrested and are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.
The case is under investigation.

DM&HO, VIZIANAGARM ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (16-5-03) at different places in the districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam disclosed assets worth Rs. 40 lakhs belonging to Mr.B.Appala Ramaiah, District Medical and Health Officer, Vizianagaram. The disproportionate assets include two residential buildings at Visakhapatnam, a 2-storied building in Amudalavalasa in Srikakulam district and another 2-storied building in Srikakulam in addition to 5 vacant house sites and 7 acres of agricultural land. Besides the above, the DM&HO is in possession of valuable household articles, kisan vikas pathras worth Rs. 2 lakhs, LIC premium of Rs. 56,000/-, Bank balances of Rs. 81,000/- and cash of Rs. 33,000/-. The assets were acquired in the names of DM&HO, his wife and four sons. A bank locker in Cooperative Bank, Visakhapatnam is yet to be opened and verified.

Mr.Appala Ramaiah joined service as a PHC Medical Officer in 1978 and promoted as DM&HO during July 2002.

He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.
Further investigation is in progress.

SURPRISE CHECK AT KATHIPUDI CHECK POST (EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT) REVEALS IRREGULARITIES BY STAFF

A surprise check was conducted by ACB Officials on transport department check post at Kathipudi of East Godavari district at early hours of 16-5-03. During the check Mr.K.Vijaya Raju, AMVI was present while Mr.N.V.N.S.Srinivasulu and Mr.D.Bhima Rao, AMVIs were found absent from duty. An excess amount of Rs. 8,500/- collected from vehicle drivers was found in the possession of the AMVI at the time of surprise check in addition to Rs. 1,000/- collected officially upto 3 a.m. An amount of Rs. 17,270/- was paid by the truck drivers passing through the check post in addition to the compounding fee of Rs. 10,200/- between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. when the check post was under observation by ACB Officials. Total excess amount of Rs. 25,770/- collected was seized by the ACB team.
Further enquiry is under progress for follow up action.

FORMER AMVI OF SHAPUR CHECK POST (NIZAMABAD DISTRICT) AND TRANSPORT CONSTABLE PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.T.Goverdhana Reddy, former Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector at Shapur check post and Mr.K.Narasimha, Transport Constable as they committed certain irregularities.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at Shapur check post on 15-12-1998 and found both Mr.Goverdhana Reddy and Mr.Narasimha were collecting bribes from the crew of the vehicles passing through the check post. A departmental enquiry also proved the charges. Consequently the State Government has ordered reduction in the pay scale of Mr..Goverdhana Reddy by two stages for a period of two years with cumulative effect and effect on pension and increments. Similarly the Government ordered reduction in time scale of Mr.Narasimha’s pay by two stages for a period of two years with cumulative effect and effect on pension and increments.

GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDS 15 PER CENT OF PENSION OF RETIRED ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL, STAMPS & REGISTRATION

The State Government has ordered withholding of 15 per cent pension of Mr.M.Udaya Bhaskaram, retired Assistant Inspector General of Stamps and Registration department on charges of committing certain irregularities while he was in service.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on 22-8-1997 at the Office of District Registrar, Srikakulam when Mr.Udaya Bhaskaram was working as District Registrar there and found 13 envelopes containing cash of Rs. 2800/- underneath the table cloth of the table in his ante room. The ACB Officials also noticed that he had drawn Rs. 1000/- to be paid to the type writer mechanic towards repairs but did not pay. Based on the enquiry findings and with the material made available to the Authorities the Government ordered withholding of 15 per cent of his pension permenantly since he retired as AIG.

FORMER JOINT SUB REGISTRAR OF MEDAK PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has punished Mr.Mohammed Hameed, formerly Joint Sub Registrar, Registrar’s Office (Medak district) at Sangareddy by withholding 10 per cent of his pension for one year as he committed certain irregularities.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on 31-3-1997 at the Office of Joint Sub Registrar while Mr.Hameed was working there and found him allowing the document writers to function in front of the Office and also allowed them to collect mamools from the parties. Based on the enquiry report and the material placed before the Authorities the Government punished him by withholding 10 per cent of his pension for one year.

BC HOSTEL WELFARE OFFICER OF VISSANNAPET (KRISHNA DISTRICT) PUNISHED FOR COMMITTING IRREGULARITIES

The State Government has ordered stoppage of 2 annual increments to Mr.T.Nagarjuna, formerly Hostel Welfare Officer, B.C.Welfare Hostel, Musunuru in Krishna district as he committed certain irregularities.

ACB Officials during their surprise check conducted on 15-12-2001 and 16-12-2001 at B.C.Boys Hostel, Musunuru noticed that Mr.Nagarjuna while working as Hostel Welfare Officer was not attending to the duty regularly and not supplying provisions regularly. The ACB Officials also found that Mr.D.Satyanarayana, Watchman absent from duty. Based on the enquiry report the Government ordered stoppage of 2 annual increments with cumulative effect to Mr.Nagarjuna (presently working as Hostel Welfare Officer, B.C.Boys Hostel, Vissannapet) and one annual increment with cumulative effect to Mr.Satyanarayana (presently working as Watchman, B.C.Boys Hostel, Nuzividu).

FORMER AMVI OF ZAHEERABAD TRANSPORT CHECKPOST PUNISHED

The State Government has punished Mr.M.V.Prasada Rao, formerly AMVI, Zaheerabad Transport Check Post by ordering reduction in his pay by 2 levels with cumulative effect as he committed certain irregularities.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on the Zaheerabad Transport Check Post on 4-12-1998 and noticed that Mr.Prasada Rao, AMVI on duty was collecting illegal amounts from the vehicle users passing through the check post. An amount of Rs. 1800/- was seized from him. Based on the enquiry report the Government ordered reduction in his pay by 2 levels. He is presently working as AMVI, O/o Joint Transport Commissioner& Secretary, RTA, Hyderabad.

FORMER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE AT KOTHAGUDEM CONVICTED IN GRAFT CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad today (20-5-03) convicted Mrs.M.Nagalakshmi, formerly Assistant Director of Agriculture at Kothagudem in Khamm am district and sentenced her to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 2000/- each under two counts on bribe charges.

Mrs.Nagalakshmi while working as Assistant Director of Agriculture at Kothagudm was trapped by ACB Officials on 27-8-1998 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the complainant for giving licence for sale of fertilizers.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS RS. 70 LAKHS BELONGING TO DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF APTRANSCO AT SANGAREDDY

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials today (22-5-03) at six places in Hyderabad and Sangareddy resulted in unearthing assets worth Rs. 70 lakhs belonging to Mr.V.Krishna Reddy, Divisional Engineer, APTRANSCO, Sangareddy. The properties include one commercial complex at B.N.Reddy Nagar, Vanasthalipuram, a house at Ramanthapur, another house at L.B.Nagar, all located in and around Hyderabad, two house sites at Peerjadiguda in Ghatkesar mandal, another house site at Nagarjuna Sagar Road, one Maruthi Zen car, valuable household articles, gold and jewellary worth Rs. 78,000/- and cash of Rs.1.64 lakhs. During the searches the ACB Officials noticed that his wife’s bank account has a balance of Rs.2,06,496. Promissory notes worth Rs.3 lakhs and blank promissory notes were seized. His benami investments in private finances and benami registrations of landed property are yet to be verified. A bank locker in his wife’s name is yet to be opened and verified. All the properties are in his name and in the name of his wife and children.

He joined service in 1978 as Assistant Engineer and worked in various places in Nalgonda district. He was first promoted as Additional D.E. in 1991 and Divisional Engineer in 2001

Mr.Krishna Reddy has been arrested and is being produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under progress.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE AT KAMEPALLI IN KHAMMAM DISTRICT ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE

Mr.R.Yesobu, Senior Assistant working at Primary Health Centre (PHC), Kamepalli mandal in Khammam District was today (22-5-03) trapped by the ACB Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant, a Multi Purpose Health Assistant (Male), Barlagudem had applied for GPF part final withdrawal for Rs. 50,000 and the Medical Officer endorsed his application on May 2, 2003. Since then the Senior Assistant had kept the file pending with him for want of bribe from the complainant. The tainted amount has been recovered from him. He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, WARANGAL DISMISSED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The State Government has dismissed Mr.J.P.Ratnakar Wood, formerly Assistant Director of Mines and Geology at Warangal from service as he was in possession of disproportionate of assets to the known sources of his income.

ACB registered a case of disproportionate of assets against Mr.Wood while he was working at Warangal and enquired into his properties. Later he was placed on deference before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP). He was charged with for possession of disproportionate assets worth Rs.3,17,362/-. Based on the TDP enquiry and other evidence placed before it, the Government ordered his dismissal from the service.

JOINT SUB REGISTRAR AND 3 OTHERS ARRESTED IN TRAP CASE AT GUNTUR

Sri K.Dasaradha Rami Reddy, Joint Sub- Registrar-I, Guntur was trapped by ACB Officials on 27-5-2003 at his Office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant through Sri B.Visweswara Rao, formerly Document Writer and two of his assistants Dasari Kiran and Bandili Ramesh Singh, for doing official favour of registration of a plot of 293 sq.yards in Gorantla village.

Joint Sub-Registrar conveyed his demand for bribe through the former Document Writer K.Visweswara Rao who in turn directed the complainant to pay the amount to Dasari Kiran. Dasari Kiran counted the bribe amount and put the same in the pocket of Bandili Ramesh Singh. Tahe above transactions were witnessed by the two official mediators.

Both hand fingers of Dasari Kiran and Shirt pocket of Bandili Ramesh Singh proved powitive when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2,700/- was recovered from the Left side Shirt pocket of Bandili Ramesh Singh.

Joint Sub-Registrar and 3 private persons who actively abetted and aided him in demanding and accepting the bribe amount are arrested and being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.
Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY OF CHODYAM VILLAGE OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT TRAPPED BY ANTI CORRUPTION BUREAU

Shri J. Ramachandra Rao, Panchayat Secretary, Chodyam Village of Golugonda Mandal of Visakhapatnam District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 27-5-2003 at his office, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of attesting the statements recorded by the Revenue Inspector relating to the application for issue of Legal Heir Certificate.

Left hand fingers of Panchayat Secretary proved postive when subjected for chemical test. Tainted amount was recovered at his instance.

Shri J.Ramachandra Rao has been arrested and is being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases,Visakahapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT TRAPPED AT KAKINADA

Sri Yerramsetty Vasudeva Rao, Assistant Engineer, Panchayatraj Department, Kakinada of East Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 28-5-2003 at his office while he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant, a Vidya Committee Chairman who executed the work of construction of M.P. Elementary School building at Kovvada village, at an estimated cost of Rs.1.75 lakhs, for doing official favour of recording measurements in M.Book and recommending the bill for Rs.55,971/-.

Right hand fingers of the Assistant Engineer proved positive. Tainted amount was recovered at his instance from his left side shirt pocket.

Sri Y.Vasudeva Rao is arrested and is being produced before Special Court for ACB Cases, Visakahapatnam.

MANDAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, CHEEPURUPALLI MANDAL OF VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT LANDED IN A.C.B. NET

Sri V.V.V.S.Laxmana Rao, Mandal Development Officer, Cheepurupalli Mandal of Vijayanagaram District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 29-5-2003 at his office while he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant, a MPTC member who executed the Culvert works under SJRY works in Rayavalasala village for doing official favour of passing the bill for Rs.35,000/-

M.D.O. received the amount from the complainant by directing him to keep the amount in a paper. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the table drawer of M.D.O.

Sri V.V.V.S.Laxmana a Rao was arrested and is being produced before Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.
Case is under investigation.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS ABOUT RS.50 LAKHS BELONGING TO CIRCLE INSPECTOR OF POLICE, NARSINGI

Officials of Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB today (30-5-03) conducted searches in Hyderabad city and unearthed assets worth about Rs.50 lakhs belonging to Mr.B.Anjaiah, Circle Inspector of Police, Narsingi in Rangareddy district. The properties include two buildings, at Sikh village in Secunderabad, a building at Siddipet which is given on rent to SBI, a house site at Secunderabad, gold weighing 45 tolas , cash and bank balances to a tune of Rs.1.25 lakhs and one Maruthi Zen car. During the searches the ACB Officials noticed that he admitted his son in a private Medical college by paying huge donation. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife daughter and brother in law etc.

Mr.Anjaiah joined as Sub Inspector of Police in the year 1976 and promoted as CI of Police in 1990. He worked on deputation in the Vigilance and Civil Supplies department between 1991 and 1994.

He is being arrested and will be produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Further investigation is under progress.

ACB SURPRISE CHECK ON THADA INTEGRATED CHECK POST RESULTS IN SEIZURE OF UNACCOUNTED MONEY FROM STAFF

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check on the Integrated check post at Bheemunivaripalem (Thada) in Nellore District between 1.45 a.m. and 7.45 a.m. on 30-5-2003 and seized unaccounted cash of Rs.17,050/- from the staff manning the Transport and Commercial Taxes wings. During the check the ACB Officials noticed vehicle crew passing through the Transport check post handing over bribes ranging from Rs.50 to Rs.500 amounting to Rs.13,630. The ACB Officials seized unaccounted cash of Rs.360 from Mr.B.Ramakrishna Reddy, AMVI on duty at Transport wing and Rs.960 from Mr. A.Ramanaiah, Attender attached to Commercial Taxes wing. An amount of Rs.2100 thrown away in a dormitory of Commercial Tax department by the staff was also found and seized.
Further enquiry is under process.

CHIEF ENGINEER OF TRIBAL WELFARE ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSET CASE

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB Officials at three places in Hyderabad today (31-5-03) disclosed disproportionate assets worth Rs.70 lakhs belonging to Mr.S.F. Abbas Hussain. Chief Engineer, Tribal Welfare Department, Hyderabad. The properties include one 2 storeyed building at Guttala Begumpet (Madhapur area), one apartment at Erramanzil ( Hyderabad), one building at Banaganapalli (Kurnool District), four house sites in and around Hyderabad, two cars including one Ford Icon, Bank deosits worth Rs. 3.5 lakhs. UTI bonds valued at Rs.2.3 lakhs, LIC paid premium of Rs.3 lakhs, Peerless Insurance paid premium of Rs.60,000/- and gold and silver ornaments worth Rs.50,000. The assets are in his name and in the name of his wife, dependant son and daughter. His bank locker is yet to be opened and verified.

Mr. Abbas Hussain initially worked as Assistant Hydrologist in Ground Water department between 1973 and 1977. He joined Panchayatraj department as Deputy Executive Engineer in the year 1978. He was promoted as Executive Engineerin 1982, as Superintending Engineer in 1996 and as Chief Engineer in 2001. On deputation he is working in the Tribal Welfare department since 2000.

He has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Further investigation is under progress.

 

APRIL-2003

LADY JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, HAYATNAGAR LANDED IN ACB NET

Mrs.L.Leelavathi, Junior Assistant, looking after records section, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Hayatnagar in Hyderabad was trapped by the ACB Officials today (1-4-03) when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant through a private person at her Office. She demanded the bribe from the lady complainant to process her request for pahani copies of her land purchased in Pedda Amberpet area. The tainted amount was recovered from the private person. Both the Junior Assistant and the private individual were arrested.
The case is under investigation

BUILDING INSPECTOR OF TENALI MUNICIPALITY IN GUNTUR DISTRICT CAUGHT RED HANDED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.M.Ashok Kumar, Building Inspector, Tenali Municipality in Guntur district was trapped by the ACB Officials at his Office on 31-3-03 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from the complainant to process and favourably recommend for approval of the building plan pertaining to the first floor of his house. Both hand fingers of the Building Inspector proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDS PENSION OF A CONVICTED OFFICER IN ACB CASE

The State Government has ordered withholding of 100 per cent and pensionary benefits to Mr. S.H.H.Abedi, formerly Administrative Officer, Area Hospital, Koti in Hyderabad following his conviction on charges of bribe.

Mr.Abedi while working at Koti Hospital was trapped by the ACB Officials on 26-12-1996 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from a Medical Officer at Peddapalli Community Hospital for making entries in his Service Register. The Principal Special Judge for SPE &ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each under different counts. Consequent to the conviction the Government ordered withholding of his pension and other pensionary benefits since he retired on 30-11-1999.

SPECIAL REVENUE INSPECTOR IN KADAPA DISTRICT LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.B.Maruthi Prasad, Special Revenue Inspector, O/o District manager, A.P. Civil Supplies Corporation, Kadapa and In charge for Chinna Mandem mandal level stock point was trapped by the ACB Officials today (7-4-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe Rs. 1,000/-from the complainant to do an official favour. He demanded the bribe from the complainant, a transport contractor for passing his transport bills for the months of February and March. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

MANDAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, DORAVARI SATRAM IN NELLORE DISTRICT CAUGHT RED HANDED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

ACB sleuths today (7-4-03) caught red handed Mr.M.Ratnaiah, Mandal Development Officer, Doravari Satram mandal in Nellore district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the beneficiary of a loan from SC Corporation. The Complainant, resident of Yakollu village has been sanctioned a loan for digging a well by the SC Corporation. The MDO demanded the bribe to release the DD for Rs. 32,000/- towards loan by the Corporation. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

KODANGAL PANCHAYAT SECRETARY (MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT) TRAPPED BY ACP WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.P.Baleshwaraiah, Panchayat Secretary, Kodangal in Mahaboobnagar district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today (8-4-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from village scavenger to do an official favour. The Panchayat Secretary demanded the bribe for not to harass him in his work and not to send report against him. On scrutiny of the Office records, ACB Officials noticed that attendance of the complainant in the relevant Register was kept blank from 3-3-03 to 31-3-03. Both hands of the Panchayat Secretary proved positive when subjected to chemical test. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

GRAM PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, SUBBARAYA GUDEM IN KRISHNA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mr.V.Seetharamanjaneyulu, Gram Panchayat Secretary, Subbaraya Gudem, Penuganchiprolu mandal in Krishna district was trapped by the ACB Officials on 7-4-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,600/- from the complainant for processing the applications of the complainant and 12 other SC beneficiaries for issue of house site possession certificates enabling them to avail housing loans. Right hand fingers of the Village Secretary proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF ENDOWNMENTS, GUNTUR TRAPPED BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Yadlapati Ashok Kumar, Assistant Engineer, Endownments department, Guntur was caught red handed by ACB Officials on 8-4-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 8,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. The complainant, Chairman of the Kanyaka Parameswari Temple, Guntur had executed the construction of 6-shop shopping complex at Guntur. The Assistant Engineer demanded the bribe from the complainant for recording measurements in M.Book and issuing work completion certificate. He was trapped when he came to the shopping complex to record the measurements and to receive the bribe amount. Both hand fingers of the Assistant Engineer proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The Assistant Engineer was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, KONDURG MANDAL IN MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

ACB Officials today (10-4-03) caught red handed Mr.H.Tulasi Krishna, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj department, Kondurg mandal in Mahaboobnagar district when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant, a contractor to do an official favour. The contractor had executed drain works in the village. The Assistant Engineer demanded the bribe for having recorded the measurement of the works executed by the complainant in the M.Book and forward the same to the Deputy Executive Engineer for check measurement. The tainted amount was recovered from M.Book. The Assistant Engineer was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, O/o SUB TREASURY OFFICER, CHITTOOR LANDED IN ACB NET

Mr.A.Yathirajulu Chetty, Senior Accountant, O/o Sub Treasury Officer, Chittoor was trapped by the ACB Officials on 9-4-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant who is a retired Statistical Officer to do an official favour. The Senior Accountant demanded the bribe for making an entry in the pension payment order book of the complainant with regard to the recovery of money from the Death cum Retirement Gratuity (DCRG) and adjusting the same to the house-building loan taken by him while he was in service. The tainted amount was recovered from him. He was arrested and later released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT, RELATED INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES (RIC) CENTRE, KAKINADA CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Mr. M.Bapi Raju, former Junior Assistant (Apprentice Advisor), Related Instructional Classes (RIC) Center, Kakinada and sentenced him to undergo one year simple imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.1,000 each under different counts on charges of bribe.

Mr. Bapi Raju while working at RIC Centre, Kakinada was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-2-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for recommending his name for apprentice in any company. He retired on 30-06-1998 after attaining superannuation.

GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDS FULL PENSION OF CONVICTED RETIRED OFFICIAL

The State Government has ordered withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently of Mr.C.Butchi venkata Rao, formerly. Assistant Director of Fisheries, Visakhapatnam following his conviction in a trap case.

Mr.Venkata Rao while working as Assistant Director at Visakhapatnam was trapped on 19-9-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for issuing registration certificate to his society. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases convicted and sentenced him to undergo two years RI and pay a total fine Rs.9,000/- under three different counts. Consequent to the conviction the Government ordered withholding of his entire pension and gratuity since he retired from service on 28-2-1999. The State Government has already ordered dismissal of another accused in the trap case Mr.R.Ramakrishna Joga Rao, formerly Senior Assistant in the Office of Assistant Director of Fisheries, Visakhapatnam from service who was also convicted by the Court.

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES A SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE FOR IMPROPER MAINTENANCE OF GENERAL DIARY

The State Government has ordered postponement of increment for one year to Mr. P.Srinivas formerly Sub Inspector of Police, Penamaluru Police Station under Vijayawada Police Commissionerate as he was found guilty of improper maintenance of General Diary.

The ACB officials trapped Mr.Srinivas while he was working as SI of Police at Penamaluru P.S. on 23-11-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour. During the course the ACB Officials noticed that the SI was not maintaining the G.D. properly. Subsequent departmental enquiry found him guilty of improper maintenance of G.D. Consequently the Government ordered postponement of increment for one year to him. The trap is pending trial in Court.

SUB REGISTRAR AND JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF SHAMSHABAD SRO (RANGAREDDY DISTRICT ) PUNISHED

The State Government ordered punishment to Mrs. K.Jhansi, Sub Registrar, Shamshabad (Rangareddy district) and Mr.Syed Siraj Anwa, Junior Assistant, Sub Registrar’s Office, Shamshabad as they found guilty of committing certain irregularities.

ACB conducted a surprise check on 27-8- 1998 and found cash of Rs.6,300 which was thrown away by Mr.Syed Siraj Anwar on seeing the ACB Officials. Based on the findings of the enquiry commission the Government ordered stoppage of increment for one year to Mrs. Jhansi and stoppage of increment for two years for Mr. Anwar.

GOVERNMENT PUNISHES THREE STAFFERS OF TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT FOR COLLECTING ‘MAMOOLS’

The State Government punished one Assistant Motor Vehicles Inspector (AMVI) and two Attenders of Transport Department for collecting ‘mamools’ from the crew of the vehicles passing through Integrated Check Post (ICP ) at B.V.Palem in Nellore district.

ACB Officials conducted a surprise check at ICP, B.V.Palem on 4-12-1998 and found that AMVI Mr.P.R.K.S.B.Ganapathi Rao and two Attenders Mr.Ch.Krishnaiah and Mr. N. Radhakrishnaiah collecting ‘mamools’ from the crew of vehicles passing through the check post. A departmental enquiry also proved that they were guilty of the charges. Based on the enquiry report, the State Government has ordered reduction of time scale of pay by two levels to the three staffers with cumulative effect and effect on pension. While Mr.Ganapathi Rao and Mr.Krishnaiah are presently working Office of Deputy Transport Commissioner (DTC),Nellore, Mr.Radhakrishnaiah is working at O/o DTC, Nellore.

GOVERNMENT ORDERS STOPPAGE OF TWO INCREMENTS TO TWO SUB TREASURY EMPLOYEES IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT.

The State Government has ordered stoppage of two increments to Mr.M.A.Jaleel, Senior Assistant and Mr.B.Brahmaiah, Attender of Treasuries department in Nizamabad as excess cash was found in their possession.

ACB Officials conducted surprise check at the Office of Sub Treasury Officer, Bodhan (Nizamabad District ) on 6-2-1997 and found excess cash in the possession of Mr.Jaleel, Senior Assistant, and Mr.Brahmaiah, Attender. Subsequent departmental enquiry also proved the charges against them. Based on the report, the Government punished both of them by stopping two increments with cumulative effect.

HEAD CONSTABLE OF A.P.S.P. (KONDAPUR) PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The State Government has imposed punishment on Mr.T.Balakrishna Murthy, Head Constable, 8th Battalion, APSP, Kondapur (Ranga Reddy District) by postponing his increment for one year as he violated certain conduct rules.

ACB Officials conducted a discreet enquiry into the allegations against Mr. Balakrishna Murthy while he was on deputation to Intelligence department as Driver and found that he had committed grave misconduct by not obtaining prior permission for acquiring properties in the name of his wife besides not submitting annual property statements. Subsequently a departmental enquiry was ordered into the charges. Based on the enquiry report, the State Government has ordered postponement of his increment for one year with effect on future increments and pension.

FORMER SUB ENGINEER OF A.P.STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD, MIDJIL (MAHABOOBNAGAR DT) CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 24-4-03 convicted Mr.M.Jagadish, former Sub Engineer, A.P.State Electricity Board, Midjil (Mahaboobnagar district) and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- on charges of bribe.

Mr.Jagadish while working as Sub Engineer at Midjil was trapped by ACB Offcials on 6-11-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant for accepting demand draft and preparing estimate and getting sanction of electricity to his poultry shed.

CHIEF MINISTERIAL OFFICER, FAMILY COURT, CITY CIVIL COURT BUILDINGS, HYD CAUGHT RED HANDED BY ACB

ACB sleuths today (26-4-03) trapped Mrs.Anees Fathima, Chief Ministerial Officer of Family Court, City Civil Courts Buildings, Hyderabad when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from an advocate to do an official favour. The complainant filed a divorce petition on behalf of his client in the Family Court. The Chief Ministerial Officer first raised certain objections and then demanded the bribe to give OP Number and to process the petition. Chemical test conducted on her right hand and handbag proved positive. She was arrested and later produced before the Prl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyd who released her on bail.
The case is under investigation.

DRUG INSPECTOR ARRESTED IN KARIMNAGAR

Mr.B.Yoganand, Drug Inspector, Karimnagar was caught red handed by ACB Officials today (26-4-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the proprietor of a medical shop for doing an official favour. The Drug Inspector had earlier inspected the medical shop of the complainant and pointed out certain irregularities and wanted him to submit some papers. He demanded the bribe for sending a favourable inspection report. He was trapped at his office cum residence. He was arrested and being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

FDs WORTH RS. 15 LAKH FOUND IN THE BANK LOCKER OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF LABOUR, ONGOLE

During further course of investigation into the disproportionate assets case registered against Mr.Ch.Prasad, Assistant Commissioner of Labour (ACL), Ongole, ACB Officials today (26-4-03) opened his bank locker at Andhra Bank, Guntur and found fixed deposits worth Rs. 15 lakhs. Earlier searches were conducted by ACB Officials on 20-3-03 and unearthing assets worth more than Rs. 30 lakhs belonging to the ACL. Further investigations are under progress.

STAFFER OF DISTRICT TREASURY OFFICER AT GUNTUR LANDED IN ACB NET

ACB Officials today (28-4-03) caught red handed Mr.V.Ramesh, Senior Assistant in the O/o District Treasury Officer, Guntur when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, a retired Health Assistant for doing an official favour of processing the papers relating to payment of his gratuity. The tainted amount has been recovered from the accused who has been arrested and is being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, WARANGAL TRAPPED BY ACB

Mr.Y.V.Narasimha Rao, Senior Assistant, O/o MRO, Warangal was trapped by the ACB Officials today (28-4-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for issuing pahani copies to him. He has been arrested and is being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

MPDO, CHEBROLU (GUNTUR DISTRICT) ARRESTED IN ACB CASE

Mrs. R.Kamalakumari, Mandal Parishad Development Officer (MPDO), Chebrolu mandal (Guntur district) was trapped by the ACB Officials today (29-4-03) when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour of issuing a cheque for Rs. 1,10,000/- for the work executed by the complainant, a registered contractor under SGSY scheme. The tainted amount has been recovered from the table rack. The accused has been arrested and is being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT OF MEDAK DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

On 29-04-2003, the Anti Corruption Bureau officials conducted a Surprise Check and found an amount of Rs. 18000/- in the possession of Mr. N.V.V.Satyanarayana Raju, Assistant Engineer ( Irrigation Branch ), Shivampet Mandal , Narsapur Division of Medak District which was collected as bribe amount for release of payment of Rs. 69,600/- to the President’s of Water Users Association of Parikabanda and Pothulabugada in Shivampet Mandal of Medak District for works executed two years ago. The Accused Officer accompanied the President’s of the two Water Users Associations to the Manjeera Grameena Bank at Narsapur to withdraw the amount. He collected the “cash token” from the complainants to receive the amount from the bank. After withdrawing the amount the AE asked them come to the Office of Deputy Executive Engineer at Narsapur where he handed over Rs. 51,600/- after keeping the bribe amount of Rs.18,000/-.

A case is being registered against the Assistant Engineer for further investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o DISTRICT PANCHAYAT OFFICER, KHAMMAM TRAPPED WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.Y.Gandhi, Senior Assistant working in the O/o District Panchayat Officer, Khammam was trapped by the ACB Officials today (30-4-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 800/- from an Attender of his Office for processing the file relating to his leave salary for six months. The Senior Assistant has been arrested and is being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o SUB REGISTRAR, ADILABAD IN ACB NET

ACB sleuths today (30-4-03) caught red handed Mr.Endur Gangaram, Senior Assistant working in the O/o Sub Registrar, Adilabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for delivering his registered documents pertaining to two house sites. After receiving the bribe amount the Senior Assistant passed it on to a private person by name Abdul Waheed from whom the tainted amount was recovered. Hands of the Senior Assistant and the private person proved positive when subjected to chemical test. Both were arrested and are being sent for judicial remand.
The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK REVEAL EXCESS CASH IN POSSESSION OF TRAFFIC POLICE PERSONNEL IN HYDERABAD CITY

ACB Officials on 29-4-03 conducted surprise checks in four places and two Traffic Police Stations in Hyderabad City and found UNACCOUNTED cash of Rs.4,608/- in possession of the traffic police personnel. On credible information that the traffic police are stopping vehicles and collecting bribes in the shape of fine amounts without giving receipts, collecting more amounts in the name of fines than required and pocketing the extra money and using Police Constables and Home Guards for this purpose, the surprise checks were organized. The excess amounts found in the possession of the traffic personnel have been seized.

Reports against erring officials is being sent for departmental action against them.

 

FEBRUARY-2003

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 62 LAKHS BELONGING TO ASSISTANT MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR (ENFORCEMENT), VISAKHAPATNAM

Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB today (24-2-03) in Visakhapatnam led to the disclosure of disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 62 lakhs belonging to Mr.S.Venkata Rao, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (Enforcement), Visakhapatnam. The disproportionate assets include 2 houses, one flat, 3 house sites, 12 acres of agricultural land and a farm house. The AMVI is also in possession of 70 tolas of gold, FDRs, chits, bank accounts and securities. Three bank lockers are yet to be opened and verified. The assets are in the name of Accused Officer and in the name of his wife, mother, mother-in-law and three minor children.
Further investigation is under progress

DCTO, ONGOLE AND SENIOR ASSISTANT TRAPPED BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE

Mr.M.Vinod Kumar, Deputy Commercial Taxes Officer-I, Ongole and Mr.B.Ankaiah, Senior Assistant, O/o CTO-I, Ongole were trapped by ACB Officials today (24-02-03) when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1500 from the complainant to do an official favour. The DCTO and the Senior Assistant had demanded Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively from the complainant, a businessman as bribe for certifying the turnover assessment of his business for 2001-2002 filed by him. Both the accused officers were arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ, PYAPILI MANDAL IN KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED BY ACB

Mr.B.Rajababu, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj department, Pyapili mandal in Kurnool district was trapped by ACB Officials today (26-2-03) when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000 from the complainant through a private person to do an official favour. The Assistant Engineer demanded from the complainant, a resident of Chinna Pogilla village of Pyapili mandal to pay the bribe for issuing 23 quintals of rice for the road- work executed by him under Food for Work Programme. The tainted amount was recovered at the instance of the private individual. The Assistant Engineer was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation.


TWO STAFFERS OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Dr.A.Subramanyam, formerly Medical Officer of PHC, Obulavaripalli in Cuddapah district has been punished by withholding three annual increments with cumulative effect. The Government also ordered withholding of two increments of Mr.A.Raghunath, formerly Senior Assistant of the PHC for conniving with the Medical Officer in committing certain irregularities.

During a surprise check by ACB Officials on 3-3-1992, it was found that the Medical Officer Dr.Subramanyam and Senior Assistant Mr.Raghunath connived each other and committed certain irregularities. The Medical Officer was charged for not disbursing the uniform allowance to the staff for want of 4 per cent commission. Both the Medical Officer and the Senior Assistant were found absent for duty for four days. The State Government has also asked the authorities to lodge a complainant against Dr.Subramanyam with local Police Station for claiming false TA.

DIVISIONAL MANAGER OF A.P. FOREST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, WARANGAL LANDS IN ACB NET

Mr. Ch. Venugopala Swamy, Sub Divisional Forest Officer (SDFO), presently working as Divisional Manager of A.P. Forest Development Corporation, Warangal was trapped by ACB Officials at his residence at Warangal at around 9.30 p.m. on 27-2-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from his subordinate Officer to do an official favour. The Accused Officer demanded the complainant, a Deputy Plant Manager in the Forest Development Corporation to pay the bribe to drop further action on the charge memo served on him for committing certain lapses. His right hand proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the branches of a tree in the compound of Accused Officer’s house. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
Further investigation is under progress.

FORMER I/C MDO OF THALLADA MANDAL IN KHAMMAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Principal Sessions Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Mrs. A. Rama Devi, formerly i/c Mandal Development Officer, Thallada mandal in Khammam district and sentenced her to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.500 each under two counts on corruption charges.

Mrs.Rama Devi was trapped while working as i/c MDO of Thallada by ACB Officials on 18-12-1997 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for issuing cheque to him towards payment for the works executed by him under Janma Bhoomi Programme.

ACB UNEARTHS ASSESTS MORE THAN RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO OFFICIAL OF BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION AT WARANGAL

Simultaneous searches conducted by Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of ACB at Hyderabad and Warangal today (26-2-03) unearthed assets worth more than Rs. 50 lakhs belonging to Mr.I.Rama Mohana Rao, Superintendant of Board of Intermediate Education presently working in the O/o Regional Inspection Officer at Warangal. The assets include two double storeyed buildings at Malakpet, one house at Dilsukhnagar, two house plots, also in Malakpet area, one Maruthi car, one two wheeler, 39 tolas of gold jewellary , receipts for Rs. 7 lakhs towards payment of son’s medical education, cash Rs. 30,000 and household articles worth Rs. 1 lakh. The properties are in the name of the Accused Officer, his wife and children.
The case is under progress.

SURPRISE CHECKS BY ACB IN HYDERABAD REVEALS COLLECTION OF EXCESS MONEY THAN CHALLAN AMOUNT BY TRAFFIC POLICE

On credible information and complaints that some Traffic Police Officers are indulging in collection of bribe through Constables and Home Guards while checking vehicles, ACB Officials conducted surprise checks at seven places in Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad on 26-2-03 after 7.30 p.m. Several irregularities like collection without receipts (challans), retaining documents without challan and vehicle check report, possession of excess cash, non declaration of personal cash etc were noticed during the check. The collections were being organised through Head Constables, Constables and Home Guards. Excess cash found with the personnel were seized.
The case is under progress.


FRESH ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 23 LAKHS BELONGING TO AMVI (ENFORCEMENT), VISAKHAPATNAM UNEARTHED

Fresh assets worth over Rs. 23 lakhs belonging to Mr.S.Venkata Rao, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (Enforcement), Visakhapatnam were unearthed by ACB Officials who continued their searches and verifications. Three bank lockers of the Accused Officer were opened today (25-2-03) which led to unearthing of FDRs worth about Rs. 22 lakhs in the names of AMVI, his wife and other relations, 3 house sites in the names of three minor children and 35 tolas of gold. Simultaneous searches conducted by ACB on 24-2-03 led to unearthing of disproportionate properties worth over Rs. 62 lakhs belonging to the AMVI.

VILLAGE SECRETARY OF YELPUGONDA IN NIZAMABAD DISTRICT LANDS IN ACB NET

Mr.N.Ramachandram, Village Secretary, Yelpugonda of Machareddy mandal in Nizamabad district was trapped on 24-2-03 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000 from the complainant to certify his land ownership enabling him to obtain loan from B.C.Corporation. He was caught red handed at his residence. The tainted amount and the related file were seized from him. His hand fingers proved positive when subjected to chemical test. The Accused Officer was arrested and subsequently released on bail.
The case is under investigation

Disproportionate assets cases registered from

1-01-2002    TO 31-12-2002  

Sl.No.
Date of Search
Name & Designation& Department of A.O.
GO/NGO
Assets unearthed (Rs.in lakhs)

1

18-1-2002

Dr.V.M.Vikram Kumar,
Asst. Professor,
RRM College, Kakinada,
E.G.Dist.

GO

100

2

 

N.Srinivasa  Rao,
AMVI,
Integrated C.P.
Itchapuram

GO

 30

3

18-1-2002

K.Satyanarayana,
Drug Inspector,
Chittoor

GO

35

4

8-2-2002

M.Prasad,
ACTO, Nellore

NGO

30

5

20-2-2002

J.Sangameshwar,
Senior Assistant,
O/o MRO, Kanigiri,
Medak Dist.

NGO

120

6

20-3-2002

B.Yogeswara Rao
Dy.Chief Inspector of Factories,Ananthapur

GO

70

7

28-3-2002

Dr.I. Bhaskara Raju,
Asst.Professor,
Govt. Hospital,Hindupur,
Anantapur District.

GO

45

8

9/10-4-02

J.Ganesh,
FRO, O/o DFO, Narsipatnam,
Visakhapatnam  Dist.

GO

82

9

28-4-2002

K.Ravindranath, FRO
Palakonda,Srikakulam Dist

GO

40

10

10-5-2002

P.Achyuta Rama Rao,
Municipal Commissioner
Municipal Corporation
Visakhapatnam.

GO

45

11

14-5-2002

Y.Janardhana Rao,
Land Acquisition Officer,
Visakhapatnam

GO

20

12

15-5-2002

S.Y.Srinivas
Dist. Labour Officer,
Guntur

GO

30

13

6-5-2002

T.Padma Rao,
Dy.Commissioner
Endowments, Warangal.

GO

230

14

13-5-2002

P.Sivarama Sastry,
Dy.Commissioner, Excise,
Hyderabad

GO

90

Sl.No.
Date of Search
Name & Designation& Department of A.O.
GO/NGO
Assets unearthed (Rs.in lakhs)

15

27-5-2002

Smt.K.Janaki Reddy,
Former Director
Drugs Control,Hyderabad.

GO

100

16

-

B.Venkata Reddy,
Asst.Labour Officer, Patancheruvu,
Medak District

NGO

25

17

25-6-2002

Ch.Ramagopal
Senior Assistant,
Office of the C.T.O.,
Vijayawada.

NGO

63

18

10-7-2002

Ch.Srinivasa Rao,
Driver, O/o CTO,
Guntur

NGO

37.19

19

29-5-2002

A.Anjaneya Prasad
District Manager
IML Depot
AP Beverages Corpn.,
Etcherla,
Srikakulam District.

GO

30

20

17-6-2002

R.Motia Naiak,
Warden, Grade-II
Social Welfare  Dept.

NGO

380

21

25-6-2002

N.Sankaranarayana,
Dy.Executive Engineer,
Social Welfare  Dept.
R.R.District

GO

120

22

26-6-2002

Ch.Venkata Rao,A.E.
A.P.State Housing Corporation,
Kakinada, E.G.Dist.

NGO

45

23

10-7-2002

B.Raja Rao,
Supdt. Engineer,
Panchayatraj dept.
Kakinada, E.G.Dist

GO

45.20

24

8-7-2002

B.Appala Naidu,
Dy.Exe.Engineer,
Panchayatraj Dept.

V.Madugula,
Visakhapatnam District.

GO

100

25

4-7-2002

P.Chinna Ayyanna,
Town Planning Assistant,
Municipal Corpn. of
Visakhapatnam.

NGO

70

26

 

           2-8-2002

M.Jayaraj Kumar,Dy.C.T.O.,
Kasibugga,Srikakulam

NGO

39.00

27

19-7-02

D.Shanker Rao
Sr.Asst. O/o  Dy.Director
Social Welfare  Dept.Hyderabad.

NGO

69.79

28

18-7-02

Venkateswara Rao
Office Superintendent.
Pay & Accts. Office,Hyderabad.

NGO

156.05

Sl.No.
Date of Search
Name & Designation& Department of A.O.
GO/NGO
Assets unearthed (Rs.in lakhs)

29

27-7-02

M.Anjaiah
Dist.B.C.Welfare Officer
B.C.Welfare Dept.
Hyderabad

GO

40.80

30

30-7-2002

P.Pratap,
Motor Vehicle Inspector
RTA Check Post,
Paloncha, Khammam Dist.

GO

42

31

17-8-2002

G.Krishna Mohan Rao,
Dy.Electrical Inspector,
Vijayawada, Krishna Dist.

GO

70

32

19-8-02

K.Nageswara Rao
Supdtg.Engineer, (RES),
Panchayatraj Dept.,
Kakinada, E.G.Dist.

GO

68.50

33

2-9-2002

Dr.K.Ravindra Naik
General  Surgeon
Dist.Coordinator Office,
Ananthapur

GO

85.00

34

3-8-2002

Dr.S.Anjaneyulu,
Civil  Asst.Surgeon
Dist. Hospital,Nandyal,
Kurnool dist.

GO

29.00

35

 

K.V.V.Chowdary, E.E., Panchayatraj
(RWS),Kakinada,E.G.Dist.

GO

31.16

36

5-9-2002

K.Rama Rao,S.E., Panchayatraj,Ananthapur

GO

100.00

37

22-9-2002

M.V.Krishna Rao
Sr.Asst. O/o CTO
Bapatla, Guntur Dist.

NGO

43.00

38

26-9-2002

C.Vidya Sagar,
Joint Director,
A.P.Seed Certification
Agency, Hyderabad

GO

100.00

39

1-10-2002

S.Satyanarayan,
MRO (Retd)
Chigurumamidi
Karimnagar Dist.

GO

62.00

40

7-11-02

Ch. Papa Rao,
Executive Engineer,
Minor Irrigation,
Nidadavole,
West Godavari District

GO

22.00

41

3-9-2002

R.Kesavulu,D.E.,
A.P.Transco,Rajampet,
Cuddapah Dist.

GO

40.00

42

25-10-02

G.Zacharaiah,
Dy.Director,
Mines & Geology Dept.
Visakhapatnam

GO

60.00

Sl.No.
Date of Search
Name & Designation& Department of A.O.
GO/NGO
Assets unearthed (Rs.in lakhs)

43

30-10-02

Madhusudan Reddy,
M.V.I.  R.R.Dt.

GO

75.00

44

--

B. Raghavendra Rao,
Sr.Environment Engineer,
A.P.Pollution Control Board

--

--

45

--

T.Mahender Singh, M.V.I.
Transport Department

GO

--

46

5/6-11-02

H.M.Mohibullah
DCTO, Steel Plant
Visakhapatnam

GO

20.00

47

22-11-02

B.Vijendra Rao,
Asst.Commissioner
Commercial taxes Dept.
Guntur

GO

45.00

48

--

K.Ramakrishna
P.C.,  Hyderabad.

NGO

--

49

27-11-02

Padma Venkatesam
Manager (Engg)
H.M.W.S. & S.Board,
Hyderabad

GO

70.00

50

28-11-02

N.Govinda Reddy,
Supdg.Engineer,
S.V. University,
Tirupati

GO

55.00

51

28-11-02

S.Venkata  Ranga Rao
Asst.Divl.Engineer,
A.P.Transco
Bommuru, E.G. District.

GO

39.00

52

5-12-02

Sri Y.Kanaka Durga Prasad,
Architectural  Draughtsman,
VGTUDA,Vijayawada

NGO

16.00

53

14-12-02

Sri A.Rama Rao
CTO,Nandigama,Krishna District

GO

52.00

54

19-12-2002

G.Suryanarayana,
Addl.A.E.APEPDCL, Parvathipuram,
Vizianagaram District

NGO

20.00

55

21-12-02

Sri M.Potha Raju,
R.I., Civil Supplies,
Office M.R.O.,Palakoderu,
West Godavari District.

NGO

30.00

  Total ( in Lakhs)

3, 462.69

 Dt.31-12-2002

 

TRAP CASES REGISTERED FROM

1-01-2002 TO 31-12-2002

Sl.No.
Date of Trap
Name & Designation & Department of A.O.
GO/NGO.
Trap Amount
(in Rupees)

1

1-1-2002

Satya Gnana
Sub-Registrar
Regn & Stamps,Makthal,
Mahaboobnagar Dist.

NGO

10,000

2

5-1-2002

Mohammed Ismail
Divnl Accounts Officer,Agriculture
Narayanapet

GO

2,000

3

4-1-2002

B. Tejaiah,
Inspector- W&M,Controller of Legal
Warangal.

N.Ramachander
Manual Assistant
Controller of Legal
Warangal

NGO

NGO

800

4

5-1-2002

B.Pentaiah,
Sanitary Inspector
Chief Engineer
38 Ward, MCV,Visakhapatnam

NGO

500

5

7-1-2002

M.Jaibunnisa,
Senior Assistant,
Local Fund Audit,
Chittoor

NGO

1000

6

10-1-2002

A.Visnuvardhan Rao,
Supdt., Medical Education,
Vijayawada

NGO

5000

7

11-1-2002

Mohd. Shaik Ahammed
Mandal Surveyor
Survey Settlement & Land Records

NGO

3000

8

5-1-2002

S.Sampath Kumar,Dy.E.E.
Panchayatraj Dept.
Gangadhara

GO

2000

9

18-1-2002

D.Venkataiah,
Asst. to Village Sec. Land Reforms & UlC,Kotigal Village, MADD

NGO

1000

10

24-1-02

D.A. Prasada Raju
Dy.E.E., Commr. For CAD
Tanuku

V.Adinarayana
Venkatasubbaraju

GO

NGO

NGO

20000

11

24-1-02

Doula Mahaboob,
Asst.Engineer,
A.P.State Seeds Cert AgencyVeldurthi, Kurnool Dist.

NGO

500

12

23-1-02

P. Alivelumanga
Addl. Revenue Inspector
Land Revenue
Office MRO  Kotananduru

NGO

2000

13

28-1-02

V. Gopalakrishna Murthy, M.E.O.
School Education,Mandapet.

GO

1000

14

29-1-02

Rama Mohan Rao Ravi, Dy.E.E.
Panchayatraj Dept.Eluru

GO

1000

15

30-1-02

S.Chandra Malleswara Rao, Clerk
Panchayatraj Dept.
O/o MEO,Seethanagaram,
Vizianagaram

Penta Satyam
MEO

NGO

300

16

4-2-2002

V.Sreedhar Rao,Agriculture Officer,
Agriculture, Nizamabad

GO

1500

17

3-2-2002

T.Surender Kumar, Dy.E.E.,
Panchayatraj Dept.

T.Sayulu

GO

4000

18

7-2-2002

R.Chiranjeevi Rao, P&E Inspector
Prohibition and Excise
Ramachandrapuram,E.G.Dist.

Raja Babu,K.
Excise Constable

GO

5000

19

7-2-2002

K.Viswanadham, Private Person, Engineering Wing
Nandigama (M) Srikakulam Dist.

Y. Mahalakshmi, MPDO,
Engineering Wing

Private Person

GO

1000

20

8-2-2002

L.Ashok
Revenue Inspector
Land Revenue
Kowdipalle, Medak Dist

NGO

10000

21

13-2-2002

G.Krishna Kumari, Principal
APSWREI Society,
Jaggaiahpeta,
Krishna Dist.

GO

3000

22

8-2-2002

CH. Purushotham,MRO
Land Revenue
Koyyuru Mandal.Visakhapatnam Dist.

GO

3000

23

14-2-02

M.A.Khaleel,
Rev.Inspector,Land Revenue
Peddapalli, Karimnagar

NGO

1000

24

14-2-02

P.Koteswara Rao,Junior Asst.
Transport Dept, Guntur

NGO

500

25

16-2-02

Mahaboob Hussaian, Asst.Engineer
APSRTC, Cuddapah

NGO

2000

26

12-2-02

P.Raja Rao,
Development Officer,
A.P.Khadi & VG.Industries Hyd.

GO

10,000

27

1-3-2002

M.Sudarhan,A.E.
Panchayatraj Dept.
Ibrahimpatnam,Karimnagar

NGO

4000

28

28-2-02

M.Nadimullah.Chief Exe.Officer,
AP State Wakf Board,
Nampally,Hyderabad

GO

10000

29

2-3-2002

V.Ramaiah, Asst.Audit Officer
Local Fund Audit,
Suryapet,Nalgonda Dist

NGO

9000

30

8-3-2002

P.Balaiah, Office Supdt.
Drugs Control Administration
Hyderabad

NGO

2000

31

9-3-2002

Gulam Ahmmed
S.I. of Police
CCS. P.S. Karimnagar Town

NGO

5000

32

8-3-2002

Sk.Nanne Saheb, Asst.Line Man
APSEB/Transco, Nellore Dt.

NGO

1000

33

15-3-2002

K.Veeraswamy, H.C.925
Gajuwaka Crime P.S.

NGO

1000

34

23-3-2002

G.Srinivasa Rao,
Veterinary Doctor,
Animal Husbandary,
Jangareddygudem

GO

1000

35

23-3-2002

M.Narendra Kumar,
Asst.Dev. Engineer,
APSEB/Transco, Anantapur Town

NGO

1000

36

27-3-2002

J.Muralikrishna, Agricultural Officer,
Agriculture,Tanuku,W.G.Dist.

B.Krishna Rao,
Agricultural Officer,

GO

GO

1000

37

23-3-2002

M.Narasinga Rao,Junior Assistant,
Mpl.Corp. of Hyd. M.C.H. Hyderabad.

NGO

200

38

27-3-2002

K.Eswar  Goud,
Asst.Professor,Medical Education
Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad

GO

6000

39

27-3-2002

U.R.K.V.Prasad,
Asst.Engineer,
Medical Education,Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad

NGO

24,000

40

2-4-2002

V.Suresh, M.R.I.
Land Revenue, Karimnagar

NGO

1000

41

28-3-2002

B.Bhaskar Rao, M.R.O., Land Revenue, Gokavaram

GO

5000

42

3-4-2002

A.Damodar Rao, Sr.Assistant,
Tribal Welfare, Utnoor, Adilabad Dist

NGO

9000

43

5-4-2002

E.Jangaiah,Attender
Land Revenue, MRO, Maredpally

NGO

200

3-4-2002

Shaik Chand Basha,
Spl.R.I., Land Revenue, Maredpally

NGO

200

44

28-3-2002

A.Satyanarayana,
M.R.I., Land Revenue
Vangara Mandal,Srikakulam Dt.

NGO

1000

45

4-4-2002

E.Mallesh,
Sr.Asst. APSEB/Transco
General   Reve. Circle, Warangal.

NGO

1000

46

5-4-2002

P.Gopal,
Asst.Engineer, Rural dev.Dept.
G.D. Nellore, Penumuru

NGO

2500

47

8-4-2002

G.V. Sambasivam, Sr.Asst.
Transport Dept, RTO,Tirupati

NGO

700

48

11-4-2002

C.Rama Mohan, Food Inspector,
A.P.State Civil Supplies and Mancheriyal, Adilabad Dist.

NGO

5000

49

11-4-2002

C.C.Ranganna, Line Inspector, APSEB/Transco
Holagonda,Kurnool Dist

NGO

600

50

15-4-02

P.Raja Sekhar Reddy
Bill Collector, Mpl.Administration
Nizamabad Municipality,Nizamabad

NGO

1000

51

16-4-02

Naveen Isaac
ASI,Police, Dwaraka Tirumala W.G.Dist.

Prasad Kumar,
SI of Police, Dwaraka Tirumala,W.G.Dist.

NGO

1000

52

16-4-2002

A.Srinivasa Rao, Asst.Exe.Officer,
Coop & Reg of Coop.Nellore.

K. Ramatheertham,
Exe.Director, Fisheries Dept. Nellore.

NGO

GO

10000

2,500

53

17-4-2002

Gande Sekharaiah, M.R.O.
Land Revenue
Kesamudram,Warangal Dist.

GO

2000

54

16-4-02

S.N.Padmavathi,Jr.Asst.
APSEB/Transco,A.P. Transco, Mint, Hyderabad.

K.Raghunath Rao,Junior Accts. Officer,
APSEB, Transco

NGO

NGO

1500

55

17-4-2002

K.Koteswara Rao, S.E.
Major Irrigation  and General,
Y.R.P.C.Circle, Kakinada.

GO

2000

56

18-4-2002

K. Narayana Murthy,
A.C.T.O.Commercial Taxes,
Peddapuram,E.G.Dist.

NGO

1000

57

19-4-2002

C. Sambasiva Rao
Work Inspector
A.P.State Housing Corpn. Ltd.
Bheemadole, W.G.Dist

NGO

1000

58

12-4-2002

G.J.V. Prabhakar  Rao, MRO
Land Revenue,
Karampudi,Guntur Dt.

GO

1000

59

20-4-2002

M.Bramhanandam, Sub Registrar,
Regn & Stamps
Mandavalli, Krishna Dist.

NGO

3000

60

18-4-2002

D.Ali Shamshad, M.E.O.
School Education,
Atmakur,Nalgonda

GO

3000

61

20-4-2002

Nesa Ratna Kumar, Sr.Assistant,
Health, Directorate of Health

NGO

2000

62

23-4-2002

J. Narayana Rao,Asst.Dev. Engineer,
APSEB/Transco,
Bhimadole W.G.Dist

GO

1000

63

25-4-2002

M.Srikanth Reddy,
Food Inspector,Health Nizamabad

NGO

2000

64

26-4-2002

K.Bangarayya,
Cashier/UDC APSEB, Anakapalli, Visakhapatnam

NGO

600

65

24-4-2002

A.Appa Rao, S.I. of Police,
Vallampudi,Vizinagaram

NGO

1000

66

22-4-2002

B.Swamydass, STO
Treasuries & Accounts
Badvel,Cuddapah Dist

M.Venkataramaiah, Sr.Asst.
Treasuries & Acounts,
Badvel, Cuddapah Dist.

GO

NGO

500

67

29-4-2002

T.Bala Naidu, MRO
Land Revenue
Kamalapuram Mandal, Cuddapah

GO

700

68

30-4-2002

A.Nageswara Rao, 
Sarpanch Panchayatraj, Bheemadole, W.G.Dist.

K.Mohana Narayana,
Panchayat Secretary, Bhimadole

PS

NGO

300

69

29-4-2002

D.Narasimha Rao,
Tap Inspector
Municipal Administration, Guntur

NGO

2000

70

27-4-2002

P.Sambasiva Rao
Asst.Line Man, APSEB, Kanchikacherla, Krishna Dt.

D.Souri, Asst.Lineman,

NGO

500

71

30-4-2002

G.V.A.Narasimha Rao,
ACTO,Commercial Taxes,
Vikarabad, R.R.District.

NGO

1000

72

27-4-2002

R.Jagadeswara Reddy,
Inspector, Excise
Penugonda, Anantapur Dist.

GO

5000

73

1-5-2002

R.Narasa Raju, Inspector,
Guntur, East Circle

GO

5000

74

1-5-2002

M. Madhusudhan, Rao
Dy.E.E.Panchayat Raj Dept.
Mudhol,Adilabad

NGO

5000

75

2-5-2002

Hussain Jaffar, Dy.M.R.O.
Survey, Sett. & L.R.
Gogpadu,Kurnool

NGO

500

76

2-5-2002

V.Srinivas,P.C.528,

B.Madhusudhana Rao, C.I. of Police,
Ashok Kumar, SI of Police

NGO

GO

NGO

1700

77

7-5-2002

P.Nooruddin, ASWO
Social Welfare, Atmakur,Kurnool Dt.

Syed Saheb, Junior Asst.

NGO

NGO

4000

78

7-5-2002

D.Jayakumar, Sr.Asst.
Treasuries and Accts.
STO,Chittoor

NGO

6000

   

P.Mani, STO,Chittoor

   

79

6-5-2002

G. Navamani Raju,
Superintendent, Prisons
Sub-Jail, Amalapuram

C.Rajesh, Junior asst.

NGO

NGO

1000

80

1-5-2002

G.Mahsh Kumar, Junior Assistant
Rural Dev.Dept. P.R.(RWS) R.R.Dist.

NGO

350

81

7-5-2002

K.Babu Rao, Asst.Director, Agriculture, Rajahamundry

GO

3000

82

8-5-2002

D.V. Ramanaiah,
Village Servant Land Revenue, O/o MRO, Nellore

S.Kesava Raju
M.R.I., Land Revenue

NGO

NGO

1000

83

13-5-2002

P.Nagaraju,
Drug Inspector, Ongole

GO

90,800

84

10-5-2002

Dr.M.V.Lakshman Kumar,
Ortho.Civil Surgeon, Health
Dist.Hqrs.Hospital, Srikakulam

GO

500

85

13-5-2002

Ch. Nagaiah,M.R.O.Land Revenue, Shankarapatnam

GO

3000

86

14-5-2002

Dr.G.S.Bandi
Professor of Medicine
Medical Education, M.R.College, Gulbarga, Karnataka

Dr.K.Ananda Rao,
Professor of Medicine,
Medical Education, Rangaraya
Med.College, Kakinada.

GO

GO

6000

5000

87

15-5-2002

K.V.Chalapathi reddy,Asst.Engineer,
Major Irrigation & general,
Madanapally,Chittoor Dt.

NGO

5000

88

15-5-2002

Rajanna,
Superintendent, Land Revenue
Office of MRO,Yemmiganur, Kurnool

NGO

500

89

15-5-2002

M.Krishna Rao,
Attender, Land Revenue
Srikakulam, M.Jeevan Rao,  MRO

NGO

GO

2000

90

16-5-2002

M.Hari Krishna,Asst.Manager,
(Admn.) Coop.Dept. Warangal

NGO

3000

91

16-5-2002

K.Prabhakara Reddy,
CI of Police,Dubbaka P.S. Medak Dt.

G.Veeraiah,
SI of Police,Dubbaka P.S. Medak

GO

NGO

5000

10000

92

18-5-2002

Mohd Ibrahim
Fire Station Officer,
Fire Services Kovvuru, W.G.Dist.

GO

1000

93

21-5-2002

Babu Lal
Asst.Controller,
Controller of Legal Metrology
Warangal

Syed Ismail, Sr.Asst.
Controller of Legal, Warangal

Vimal Babu U.
Regional Dy.Controller of Legal Warangal

NGO

GO

GO

20000

94

22-5-2002

D.Dasaratham
Extention Officer,Rural Dev.Dept.
Shyampet,Warangal

GO

1500

95

21-5-2002

Baladari Shankar Mohandev
Building Inspector,
Town and Country Planning
Municipal Office,Vizianagaram

GO

1000

96

26-5-2002

B.Narasimha Murthy
Dy.Tahsildar,Land Revenue
Pendurthy Mandal,Visakhapatnam

NGO

20000

97

27-5-2002

D.Satyanarayana,M.R.O.,
Land Revenue, Rangampet

GO

1000

98

29-5-2002

N.Balayogi,M.P.D.O. I/c.Panchayatraj Dept.
Kalidindi,Krishna

GO

1000

99

30-5-2002

B.Krishnamohan Rao,
Mandal Surveyor,
Survey, Sett. & LR Rajupalem,
Cuddapah

NGO

500

100

30-5-2002

V.B. Prabhakara Babu,Dy.E.E.
Roads and Buildings,
Repalle, Guntur Dt.

GO

1000

101

31-5-2002

D.K. Ramanjaneyulu,G.P.Secretary,
Land Revenue
Bhairavasamudram village

P.S.

1000

102

1-6-2002

A.Srinivasa Rao, Inspector
Controller of Legal, Guntur

GO

1000

103

1-6-2002

M.Armugam, Addl.Asst.Engineer,
APSEB/Transco, Venkatagiri,Nellore

NGO

2000

104

3-6-2002

P.Prabhakar Rao,
Sr.Asst./Godown i/c Tribal Welfare, Addateegala,E.G.Dist.

NGO

1000

105

4-6-2002

S.Naga Raju, R.I.
Survey,Sett. & LR, Pendurthy,Visakhapatnam

B.Satyanarayana, Surveyor, Survey,Sett. & LR
Pendurthy,Visakahapatnam

P.Appala Naidu,Addl.R.I.

NGO

NGO

NGO

15000

106

6-6-2002

P. Trivikrama Rao, Senior Asst.
Land Revenue,Office of RDO, Markapur

NGO

1500

107

7-6-2002

M.guravaiah, Bill Collector, Panchayatraj Dept, Gurajala

NGO

2500

   

John Shaik, Village Servant, Panchayat Raj dept,Guntur

   

108

10-6-2002

C.R.Srinivasulu, Draftsman, Panchayatraj Dept. O/o Dy.E.E. P.R. Kadiri

NGO

500

109

12-6-2002

B.Yogeswara Rao,
Dy.C.I. of Boilers, Anantapur

GO

15000

110

13-6-2002

T.Lakshminarayana, Dy.C.E.O.
Panchayatraj Dept.
Sangareddy, Medak

NGO

2000

111

13-6-2002

S.Ramachander, S.I. of Police
Nacharam Police Station

N.Venkata Ramana, S.I. of Police

P.Butchaiah, Constable

NGO

NGO

NGO

1000

112

13-6-2002

G. Gnaneswar
Junior Lineman,APSEB
Chatrinaka,Hyderabad

NGO

500

113

16-6-2002

M.Sreenivasulu,
Panchayat Secretary,

Panchayat Raj Dept. Utukuru, Anantapur Dist

PS

1000

114

19-6-2002

B.Babu Rao,
Mandal Dy.Surveyor
Survey, Sett. & LR
Pamarru,Krishna Dt.

NGO

1000

115

18-6-2002

B.Ganapathi Rao, Asst.Engineer,
R&B, Salur,Vizianagaram

NGO

26730

116

19-6-2002

Sheik Mouila Saheb,
Mandal Revenue Inspr.
Land Revenue, Lingasamudram, Prakasam Dist.

NGO

1000

117

19-6-2002

J.V.Krishna Rao, Dy.R.O.
Chief Conservator of Forests,Guntur

K.Satyanarayana, FRO

NGO

5000

118

20-6-2002

P.Aruna, Principal
APSWREI Society,
Dharmaram, Nizamabad Dist.

GO

3000

119

24-6-2002

Sugamma, Sub-Registrar
Regn & Stamps, Orvakal,Kurnool Dist

NGO

1500

120

26-6-2002

B.Satyanarayana Raju,
Sr.Asst.Health,Jaggaiahpeta,
Krishna Dist

NGO

400

121

26-6-2002

Dr.K.V. Sanyasi Rao, Civil Asst.Surgeon
Medical and Health Services Govt.Hospital,Chodavaram

P.Ravindranath,SI of Police,
Police, Chodavaram.

GO

NGO

400

122

2-7-2002

Achanta Prasad, Part Time Assistant
Panchayatraj, Lolla Village, Atreyapuram Mandal

NGO

1000

123

3-7-2002

V.Ganga Raju, Asst.Lineman
APSEB/Transco
Rameswaram,A.P. Trayam &
Kadaku

NGO

200

124

4-7-2002

M.Raghu,
Asst.Sec.Officer, Agriculture

NGO

500

125

6-7-2002

Y.Harikrishna Rao
SI of Police Ponduru,Srikakulam Dist.

D.AppalaNaidu,Asst.S.I. of Police 

S.Chalapathi Rao,Police Constable

B.Venkata Rao, Head Constable

NGO

2200

 

NGO

 
 

NGO

 

126

5-7-2002

K.Ranga Reddy, Excise Inspector
Prohibition and Excise
Task Force,Karimnagar.

GO

10000

127

6-7-2002

M.V.V.Satyanarayana,
Agricultural Officer,
Seetanagaram,E.G.Dist

GO

9000

128

3-7-2002

A.Kashiram, M.R.I.
Land Revenue
Hayathnagar,R.R.Dist

NGO

4000

129

9-7-2002

B.Venkata Ramana
Dist.Audit Officer,
Local Fund Audit

GO

1000

130

7-7-2002

S.Kantha Rao, S.I. of Police
Madhuravada,Bheemili
CIR,Visakhapatnam

NGO

5000

   

P.Raja Rao, H.C.650

NGO

 

131

9-7-2002

T.Simhadir Naidu. Junior Assistant,
Comml.Taxes, Office of ACTO
Narsipatnam

K.Ramu Naidu, ACTO
Commercial Taxes,
Office of ACTO, Narsipatnam

NGO

NGO

1000

132

10-7-2002

P.Lakshminarayana,
Asst. Labour Officer,Eluru, W.G.Dist.

NGO

500

133

11-7-2002

Mohd. Afzal, Asst.S.I. of Police
Dharmasagar P.S.Warangal

NGO

1000

134

6-7-2002

J. Radha Krishna, A.E.E.
Panchayat Raj
Bhimini Mandal, Adilabad

NGO

10000

135

11-7-2002

P.Srikanth, S.I. of Police,
East Police Station, Tirupathi

R.Kondaiah
Police Constable, East Police Station

NGO

NGO

2500

136

12-7-2002

K.P.Raju,

Panchayat Secretary, Chitkal Gram Panchayat,Medak

NGO

500

137

18-7-2002

D.Subba Raju
F.S.O.Chief Conservator of Forests, Chintalapally Mandal

V.Naga Raju
Forest Guard, CCF Office,
Chintalapally Mandal

NGO

NGO

4,700

138

19-7-2002

P.Ranga Reddy,
Office  Supdt.Panchayatraj Dept, Kolimigundla

Isaiah, MPDO
Panchayatraj Dept.Kolimigundla

NGO

GO

1500

139

18-7-2002

V.Lakshmi Suryanarayana,Jr.Asst.
Regn & Stamps, Jangareddygudem,

S.Ranganadha Rao, Attender

NGO

NGO

500

140

18-7-2002

B.Ratna Chary, Asst.Engineer,
Chief Engineer (Public Gudiwada,
Krishna Dt.

NGO

3000

141

20-7-2002

S.Zakira Begum, Head Mistress
School Education, Guntur-3

GO

2500

142

23-7-2002

B.L.N.Raja Kumari
Dy.M.RO, Land Revenue
Avanigadda,Krishna Dist.

B.Venkateswararao, Sr.Assisant

NGO

NGO

500

143

19-7-2002

S.S.Rasagnasri, ACTO
Commercial Taxes, Jagannaikpur,E.G.Dist.

Rama Devi K.
Junior Assistant, Commercial Taxes

NGO

NGO

600

144

29-7-2002

P.Manohar,
Div.Accounts Officer,
Treasuries  and Accounts
Bodhan,Nizamabad

GO

10000

145

29-7-2002

N.Ram Murthy
Line Inspector,APSEB/Transco
Vepada, Vizianagaram

NGO

500

146

22-7-2002

P.Venkata Swamy, Junior Assistant
Panchayatraj Dept.
Chintakommadinne Mandal

N.C.Penchalaiah
M.P.D.O., Panchayatraj,
Chintakommadinne Mandal

NGO

GO

1800

147

2-8-2002

Dr.S.Anjaneyulu,
Civil Asst.Surgeon Health, Nandyal

GO

2000

148

3-8-2002

U.C.Mangaiah, Superintendent
Land Revenue, Ipuru

Y.Narasimha Rao, MRO
Land Revenue, Ipuru

A.Veera Raghavaiah,
Supdt. Land Revenue.

NGO

GO

 

149

7-8-2002

M.Sriramachandra Murthy.,Asst.Engineer
A.P.State Irrigation Dev.,Tapeswaram

NGO

2000

150

13-8-2002

R.Vijaya Raju, MPDO
Panchayat Raj Dept,Dachepalli

GO

5000

151

16-8-2002

M.S.R.Acharyulu, Panchayat Secretary
Panchayat Raj Dept.Penaballi,Khammam

P.Parthasarathi, MRO
Land Revenue, Penaballi, Khammam

NGO

GO

5000

152

16-8-2002

P.Vijayakumari, Attender
Comml.Taxes, Bhadrachalam

NGO

1000

153

19-8-2002

S.Riaz Ahmed,
Mandal Engineering Officer
Panchayatraj Dept,
Kalyandurg,Anantapur

GO

2000

154

20-8-2002

P.R.Vikram Reddy, MRO
Land Revenue, Gonegandla

GO

1700

155

20-8-2002

Anwarullah Ahmed,Line Inspector
APSEB, Bodhan

NGO

300

156

21-8-2002

N.V.Ramana, Adl.A.E.,
APSEB, Malkapuram

NGO

5000

157

27-8-2002

R.Hariprasad,
Senior Stenographer,
Health,Warangal

NGO

5000

158

26-8-2002

V.Durga Rao,
Sanitary Inspector
Municipal Administration
Nuzvidu

NGO

2000

159

28-8-2002

V.Krishna Samudram
Town Plannning Supervisor
Town and Country Planning
Guntur

NGO

3500

160

31-8-2002

V.Chandraobula Reddy
Mandal Engg.Officer,
Tadimarri,Anantapur

GO

20000

161

3-9-2002

T.Nagaraju, Jr.Assistant
Municipal Administration
Saluru Municipality

B.Jyothi Laxmi
Mpl.Commissioner

NGO

GO

6000

162

3-9-2002

R.Kesavulu
Divl. Engineer, Transco, APSEB Cuddapah

GO

6000

163

4-9-2002

K.Paparao, Health Assistant
Mpl.Admn.Kakinada

K.Muralikrishna, Attender
Mpl.Admn.Kakinada

NGO

NGO

1000

164

9-9-2002

Dr.E. Rajendra Prasad,
Medical Officer, Medical and Health Services, Mandapeta.

GO

1000

165

13-9-2002

Ganga Reddy, Dy.E.E.
Panchayatraj Dept,
Shadnagar

GO

10000

166

12-9-2002

Syed Khalid
Asst.Public Prosecutor
Prosecutions, Kurnool

GO

3000

167

12-9-2002

K.Padmavathi, MPDO
Panchayatraj, Mopidevi

GO

1000

168

13-9-2002

M.Peddabbai, MRO
Land Revenue, Tadikonda

GO

1000

169

14-9-2002

K.Ramamohana Rao
Village Secretary
Panchayatraj,Venuturumilli

NGO

1000

170

13-9-2002

C.Giri Prasad Babu
S.I. of Police, Sankarampet

NGO

3000

171

12-9-2002

N.Subrahmanyam
Asst.Labour Officer
Srikakulam

MSS Sharma
Dist.Labour Officer

M.Neelabhanu Babu
Jr.Assistant,Labour

NGO

GO

NGO

2000

172

16-9-2002

N.Vijaya, Dy.Mandal Surveyor
Dagadarthi

NGO

8000

173

17-9-2002

S.Vijayakumar
Jr.Assistant, Anakapalli

NGO

100

174

17-9-2002

V.Vijaya Ratnam
Office Superintendent
Land Revenue, Gudlur Mandal

NGO

1000

175

18-9-2002

P.V.Narasimha Raju
T.P.S. Mun.Corp. of Vizag

Smt.Vidyullatha
Asst.City Planner

K.Sai Prasad, Attender

NGO

NGO

NGO

2000

176

20-9-2002

S.Vijaya Bharath
Dy.Executive Engineer, R&B
Tadipatri,Anantapur Dist

GO

25000

177

19-9-2002

M.Srinivas,
Panchayat Secretary, Boargaon

NGO

1000

178

12-9-2002

B.Sridhar
C1 Clerk, Mpl.Admn. Tadepaligudem

K.Ramachander Rao
Cashier

P.Yoganand
Mpl.Commissioner

NGO

NGO

NGO

10000

1000

600

179

22-9-2002

B.Raghavendra Rao
Sr.Environ.Engineer,
A.P.Pollution Control Board,

GO

30000

180

23-9-2002

V.K.L.N.Murthy, Sub-Registrar
Regn& Stamps, Narsipatnam

NGO

1500

   

Petla Appala Naidu
Stamp Vendor/Pvt.Person, Narsipatnam

Pvt.person

 

181

23-9-2002

Sk.Chanda Basha
Asst.Lineman, APSEB,Manubolu

Corp.Employee

1500

182

23-9-2002

Pudi Satyanarayana
Lineman,APSEB, Yeleswaram

NGO

700

183

21-9-2002

S.Chandramouli, Sub D.F.O.
Chief Conservator of Forests
Narsampet

NGO

10000

184

24-9-2002

I Paramdhamaiah, Asst.Engineer,
Panchayatraj Dept. Pellakudu

NGO

5000

185

24-9-2002

B.Jayarama Raeddy
Executive Engineer,
Chief Engineer (Public Anantapur Municipality)

GO

2000

186

25-9-2002

Y.Srinivasa Reddy, A.A.E.
Panchayatraj Dept
Chouttuppal

P.Marriah, Attender
Chouttuppal

NGO

NGO

1000

187

25-9-2002

Vinjamoori Srinivas

Govt.Chemical Examiner
Prohibition and Excise,
Nizamabad

NGO

3600

188

28-9-2002

T.Ram Mohan Reddy,
Asst.Executive Engineer,
Engineering Wing, Dhone

NGO

4000

189

30-9-2002

K.Ajaya  Babu
Jr.Assistant, Land Revenue, Vijayawada

NGO

2000

190

30-9-2002

P.Niranjan Reddy
Mpl.Commissioner,
Mpl.Corp. of Vizag
Bheemunipatnam

P.Kanaka Rao,
Town Planning Building Overseer
Mpl.Corp. of Vizag
Bheemunipatnam

GO

NGO

20000

191

29-9-2002

Ch.Sailaja Dr. Civil Asst.Surgeon
Med & Health Services
Community Health Centre, ITCHA

GO

3000

192

24-9-2002

DVVKNS Suryanarayana
Asst.Line Man
APSEB/Transco, Tadepalligudem

Venkata Surya Nageswara Rao
Addl.Asst.Engineer
APSEB/TRANSCO,Tadepalligudem

NGO

NGO

800

1200

193

1-10-2002

T.Raj Kumar,Bill Collector,
Mpl.Corp. of Hyd.
Hyderabad.

NGO

3000

194

4-10-2002

P.Sambasiva Rao,
Bill Collector, Mun.Corp. of Vizag

NGO

500

195

5-10-2002

B.Arjuna Rao,
Dy.E.E. A.P.State Housing Corp. Ltd. Vijayawada

S.Rehaman,Asst.Engineer
A.P.State Housing Corpn.Ltd.
Vijayawada

GO

NGO

10000

196

5-10-02

J.Venkatasmuni, Mandal Surveyor,
Land Revenue, Puttu(M),Chittoor

NGO

400

197

6-10-2002

P.Ramachandraiah. Sr.Assistant,Office of  RDO, Cuddapah Office of RDO

NGO

5000

198

8-10-2002

K.Mathews., MRO
Land Revenue, OWK, Kurnool Dist.

GO

1500

199

8-10-2002

A. Balendra Mouli
Mandal Edn.Officer,
Panchayatraj Dept.Kaluvoy

GO

2000

200

8-10-2002

M.Abraham
Gram Pan.Secretary,
Panchayatraj Dept, Achanta.

NGO

1000

201

7-10-2002

M.Nageswara Rao, Mandal Surveyor
O/o MRO, Palasa

NGO

500

202

9-10-2002

K.V.Ramachandra Rao
Gram Pan.Secretary
Mamuduru Village

NGO

5000

203

5-10-2002

N.Viswanadham, Dy.Genl.Manager
A.P.State Coop Labour Contract and Coop Jt.Farming Societies Fed. Ltd.

GO

50000

204

9-10-2002

V.Seshagiri Rao, Senior Assistant
A.P.Housing Board, Warangal

NGO

500

205

9-10-2002

J.Prabhudasu,
HC, 1442, Police,Kakinada

NGO

500

206

10-10-2002

B.Purushotam Rao, Sr.Assistant
Regn. & Stamps, Patancheru

NGO

600

207

17-10-2002

B.Vijaya Durga
T.P & Building Overseer,
Mpl.Corp. of Visakhapatnam

NGO

15000

208

17-10-2002

P.V.Satyanarayana Murthy, Sr.Assistant B.C.Welfare,Machilipatnam

NGO

1000

209

18-10-2002

S.Radhakrishna, Office Supdt.
Major Irrigation General, Khammam

K.Ramakrishna, Jr.Assistant

NGO

NGO

1500

7300

210

18-10-2002

D.Narasinga Rao, Jr.Asst.
School Education, Sangareddy

NGO

10000

211

18-10-2002

Bandela Venkataswamy
Revenue Inspector
Land Revenue, Ponnaluru

NGO

3500

212

18-10-2002

T.Shanta
Sr.Asst.Med.&Health Services
O/o DM &HO,Vizianagaram

NGO

600

213

12-10-2002

J.Narendra Kumar, U.D.C.
APSEB, Kukatapalle ERO Office

NGO

200

214

21-10-2002

M.Narasimha Rao, Jr.Assistant, Commercial Taxes, Vijayawada

J.S.Kotaiah
Attender, Commercial taxes

K.Ramesh Babu, Jr.Asst.,
Comml. Taxes

B.Vinod Kumar, ACTO

NGO

NGO

NGO

NGO

1000

800

200

215

21-10-2002

R.Subrahmanyam Raju,
Admn. Officer,Medical and Health Services,Nellore

GO

1000

216

22-10-2002

S.R.Lakshmi Rajyam, SI of Police,
Julapalli, Karimnagar Dt.

NGO

10000

217

23-10-2002

V.Subba Rao, MRO,
Land Revenue, Nallalarla

GO

1000

218

25-10-2002

Zareena Kulsum, Jr.Assistant
Commercial Taxes,
Office of ACTO, Saroornagar.

NGO

500

219

24-10-2002

M.Balaiah, Jr.Asst.
Land Revenue,
Khoda of Karimnagar Dist.

Sastry  Y.V.R.K., MRO

NGO

GO

1000

220

25-10-2002

M.Padmanabha Reddy,
U.D.Revenue Inspector
Mpl.Admn. Warangal

B.Ramesh, Bill Collector

NGO

NGO

1000

221

25-10-2002

G. Satya Vara Prasad
Jr. Civil Judge, Judicial, Vinukonda

GO

10000

222

26-10-2002

Pedabbulu, Kolli
Dy.E.E., Engineering Wing,Razole

GO

2000

223

25-10-2002

C.V.Subba Rao
G.P.Secretary,Panchayatraj Dept,
Devarapalli

NGO

1000

224

28-10-2002

Gundapu Vasudevan,
Jr.Asst.APSC Coop Fin Corpn,
Nellore

NGO

500

225

30-10-2002

G.Prabhakar Rao,
MRO, Land Revenue, Kurnool Dist.

M.V.SS Ramaiah
Senior Assistant,
Land Revenue, Kurnool

NGO

NGO

500

1000

226

25-10-2002

Misbahuddin, Clerk,
Transport Dept,Attapur R.R.District

NGO

1000

227

29-10-2002

G.Veera Brahmam,A.E.
Engineering Wing, Mancherial

NGO

2000

228

30-10-2002

M.Polaiah
Civil Surgeon
Health, Gudiwada

GO

1000

229

31-10-2002

M.Dayanand, Asst. Engineer
Minor Irrigation, Pitlam

NGO

2000

230

30-10-2002

S.Pandu Reddy,UDC, APSEBoard
O.O.Ero Kukatapally

NGO

1500

231

31-10-2002

K.Satyanarayana
Asst.Divl.Fire Officer, R.R.District

GO

600

232

2-11-2002

N.Madhusudana Rao, MRO
Land Revenue,Guntur

GO

5000

233

5-11-2002

K.Mizahar Basha, Sr.Accountant, Treasuries and accounts, Atmakur

NGO

1000

234

5-11-2002

K.Sukhayogi,
Sr.Asst. office of DCTO,Visakhapatnam

H.M.Mohibullah, DCTO

NGO

GO

5000

1000

235

2-11-2002

Mir Younis Ali, Asst.Engineer
Chief Engineer, Tribal Eturunagaram

S.A.Sahade.

GO

Pvt.person

10000

236

8-11-2002

Gundappa, Rev.Inspector,
Mpl.Administration,Nalgonda
Sadiq Ali, Bill Collector

NGO

NGO

10000

237

7-11-2002

E.Gopala Rao, MRO
Land Revenue, Inavilli

GO

1000

238

14-11-2002

A.M. Syed Omar Paasha
Typist,Land Revenue
Sangareddy

NGO

1000

239

13-11-2002

G.Krishna Murthy
Civil Surgeon
Health, Karimnagar

GO

1000

240

14-11-2002

K.Seetha Rama  Rao, ST0
Treasuries and Accounts
Karimnagar

NGO

1000

241

14-11-2002

M.Koteswara Rao
Panchayat Secretary
Panchayatraj Dept, Komarada

NGO

800

242

15-11-2002

Betha Krishna Murthy
Office Superintendent
Panchayat Raj Dept, Komarada

NGO

1500

243

14-11-2002

K.Radhakrishna Gupta, MPDO
Panchayatraj Dept.Maddur Mandal

NGO

1000

244

15-11-2002

G.Nagesh, Addl.Asst.Engineer
APSEB/Transco, Narsampet

NGO

2000

245

17-11-2002

T.Venkateswarulu
Dy.Inspector of Schools
School Education, Vijayawada

NGO

3000

246

15-11-2002

N.Kesava Reddy
Food Inspector
Public Health Labs. 
P.Veerraju, Attender

GO

1000

200

247

18-11-2002

R.V.Ramanaiah
Person incharge
A.P.State Civil Supplies & 
Mudlamur Commd. Corporation

NGO

2000

248

19-11-2002

Hemachander Moorthy
Asst.Director
Fisheries Dept. Nalgonda

GO

5000

249

23-11-2002

K.Venkata Kumar, Sr.Assistant
Commercial taxes, Chirala

NGO

5000

250

24-11-2002

A. Rajaveeru, M.R.O.
Land Revenue Srirampur Mandal

GO

4000

251

25-11-2002

G.Rajagopalanaidu, Jr.Assistant,
Regn & Stamps, Indukurpet

B.Siva Subrahmanyam,
Attender

NGO

NGO

800

252

25-11-2002

T.Vijaya Babu
Works Inspector
AP Housing Board, Visakahapatnam

NGO

1000

253

27-11-2002

U.Ramachandrappa
Stockist, Land Revenue,
Anantapur

NGO

5000

254

27-11-2002

Jaleel Ahmed Abdul, S.T.O.
Treasuries and Accounts
Maheswaram, R.R.Dist.

NGO

1500

255

2-12-2002

V.V.Rama Rao
Police Constable, Vuyyuru

NGO

5000

 

28-11-2002

V.Jaya  Prasad,
S.I. Police,  Vuyyuru

NGO

5000

256

 

S.Gopal,
Sr.Accountant
Treasuries and Accounts
Visakhpatnam

G.Sree Rama Murthy
Sr.Accountant

V.Lakshmana Rao,
Sr.Accountant

V.Satyanarayanamma, STO

NGO

NGO

NGO

GO

8000

257

16-12-2002

N.Rambabu, Attender
Commercial Taxes,Guntur

B.Bhashu, ACTO
Commercial Taxes,
Guntur

NGO

NGO

500

258

17-12-2002

Balabhadruni Ram,Babu
Asst.Development of Commr. & Dir of Handlooms,Nellore

GO

4000

259

17-12-2002

T.R.Muralidhar
Panchayat Secretary,
Panchayat raj Dept
Srirampuram

NGO

1600

260

18-12-2002

Sri Chinnarangola Ananda Rao
Junior Asst. Land Revenue
Offie of MRO  M. Gurramkonda.

NGO

500

261

28-12-2002

K.Subrahmanyam, Asst.Manager
A.P.Small Scale Ind.Dev.Corp. Tirupati

NGO

5000

262

30-12-2002

Mr.S.A.Saleem,
Revenue Inspector,
Office of MRO, Kavali,
Nellore District.

NGO

500

263

31-12-2002

L.Venkateswarulu
Sr.Accountant

Mr.A. Srinivasulu
Sr.Assistant
Nellore Municipal Counsil,
Nellore Municipality,

NGO

NGO

3000

2000

264

31-12-2002

Mr.B.Bikshapathi, Village Secretary
Jangaon Mandal
Warangal District

NGO

3,200