A boat jetty was also illegally constructed.
The officer was caught red-handed in the municipal office at Badangpet while taking the bribe in cash.
The state cabinet has decided to strengthen the Karnataka Lokayukta, and has approved recruitment of staff for accounts and prosecution for the anti-corruption watchdog.
While the government had not taken any such action, the Karnataka High Court recently ordered the abolition of the ACB and directed that the cases it was handling should be transferred to the Lokayukt
In the third incident, Kokkisa Chandra Prakash, a head constable working in Vemulawada, was arrested by ACB sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a chicken shop owner.
The court on Thursday asked the government to restore the powers of the Lokayukta and now the Bommai government is likely to act upon it as the BJP manifesto too had promised it.
Following complaints over irregularities in issuing building permissions, the surprise inspection was carried out, said the officials.
Shreeroopa, then Deputy Secretary-2 of Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) was charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act, for executing a sale deed in favour of an allottee.
Despite this, an FIR was registered, search was conducted and the petitioner was harassed.
The CM further instructed the authorities to maintain a report on the action taken for the calls received on the toll-free number.
Idea behind the proposal is to provide services on platforms that will root out amoral practices
SC to hear pleas of Karnataka ACB, its ADGP against adverse HC remarks; judge puts transfer threat on record
The apex court took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Karnataka ACB, seeking urgent listing of the plea.
Multiple teams of the ACB arrived at five locations of Khan, a four-time MLA, who had served as the food and civil supplies minister in the H D Kumaraswamy government.
'I am ready for it': Karnataka HC judge says he was threatened of transfer for remarks on state anti-graft bureau
Justice Sandesh, on the last date of hearing, sought to know whether the state government had verified the ACB ADGP’s credentials and integrity prior to his posting.
The ACB found illegal assets to the tune of several crores of rupees during investigation in the disproportionate assets case.
During the raid titled ‘Operation Jyothi’, sleuths unearthed irregularities in the appointment of aided school teachers and non-teaching staff.
Mahesh Joshi, the Congress Chief Whip in the assembly, has demanded a thorough probe by the ACB to ensure that corrupt deals are not struck to tempt MLAs.
In February, Chief Minister Hemant Soren had approved a proposal for an ACB probe into alleged irregularities in the state foundation day celebration in 2016 during the BJP rule.
Officials said searches are still on at different locations and further investigation into the case is underway.
The accused, Lata Sakharam Sanap, had demanded Rs 50,000 from the teacher for facilitating his posting at a school in Vasai town.