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Village Revenue Officer caught taking bribe of Rs 3,000

The complainant had submitted relevant documents on November 8 and, 10 days later, the VRO demanded money.

Published: 01st December 2018 08:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st December 2018 08:22 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

GUNTUR: Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) caught a village revenue officer (VRO) red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000. The officer, identified as Meesala Koteswara Rao, was posted in Machavaram mandal.

ACB Additional SP A Suresh Babu said a trap was laid after one Nellore Narasimha Rao lodged a complaint with the ACB stating that the VRO demanded Rs 5,000 in cash for online registration of his 3-acre land. The complainant had submitted relevant documents on November 8 and, 10 days later, the VRO demanded money. The bribed amount and land documents were recovered from the official.

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  • P.Tauro

    Cant your paper find better news to print? What is 3000 when crores are given in bribes to politicians and higher ups which go unreported?
    1 year ago reply
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