ACB arrests Telangana electricity dept official accepting bribe

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]October 13 (ANI): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested an official of the State Electricity Department while accepting a bribe at Nagole Bandlaguda, LB Nagar, Hyderabad. He was produced before the special judge and further investigation is on in the matter.

According to the official statement of the ACB, the accused has been identified as Bhukya Madhukar, Assistant Engineer in Telangana Southern Power Distribution Company Limited. He was caught in his office when he approached the complainant and Pvt. Electrical contractor, R. Pradeep Kumar Reddy.

“A tainted amount of Rs 15,000/- was recovered from a bundle of paper kept on the table of Bhukya Madhukar,” the statement said.

According to the statement, the part of the paper bundle which came in contact with the tainted bribe amount was chemically tested and the result was positive.

“The AO performed his duty improperly and dishonestly to obtain undue advantage,” the statement said.

AO, Bhukya Madhukar, Asst. The engineer is being arrested and produced before the Special Judge, SPE and ACB cases, Hyderabad. According to the statement of ACB, the matter is being investigated. (ANI)

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