VISAKHAPATNAM : The ACB officials arrested Bheemili revenue inspector G Srinivas and village revenue assistant S Appa Rao for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a farmer to recommend his agricultural land into non-agricultural purpose.
According to the reports, one K Rajendra Prasad approached the RI seeking to convert his 50 cents of land, located at Chippada village in Bheemili mandal. The RI and VRA demanded Rs 25,000 to recommend to the RDO Rajendra Prasad’s agricultural land into non-agricultural purpose.
Rajendra Prasad requested the RI and VRA a number of times. However, they declined. Vexed, Rajendra Prasad approached the ACB and lodged a complaint. ACB DSP K Ramakrishna Prasad laid a trap and caught both the RI and VRA while accepting cash.