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Food Inspector in ACB Net

Published: 06th March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2015 05:19 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Anti corruption bureau (ACB) officials caught a food inspector, while accepting a bribe of `5,000 from  a pan shop  owner at  his residence near NGOS Colony in the city, Thursday.

According to sources, Satyanarayana has been running a pan shop at Maharanipeta. Few days ago, food inspector K Jayaprakash raided the pan shop and registered a case against Satyanarayana allleging that  selling pan masala (Gutka). It is said that the food inspector then demanded `5,000 as bribe to avoid a hefty fine.

Irked by the harrasment, Satyanarayana approached the ACB officials. A team of officials led by Deputy Superintendent of Police KV Ramakrishna Prasad (ACB Vizag) laid a trap and caught the food inspector redhanded Thursday, while accepting the money from the shop owner. He will be produced before the court on Friday.

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