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NOVEMBER - 2008

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON B.C.WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, VEERABHALLI, KADAPA DIST.

On credible information that the officials of B.C. Welfare Boys Hostel, Veerabhalli (V & M), Kadapa District were indulging in irregular practices, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check between 09.11.2008 @ 17.30 Hrs. to 10.11.2008 @ 2.30 Hrs. Only Attender B.Peddanna was Present, remaining public servants including D.R.Bhaskar Reddy, Hostel Welfare Officer were found absent. Boarders Attendance Register & Daily stock & Issue Register were found in the personal custody of Hostel welfare officer, at his residence, Kadapa town. Out of 192 boarders, attendance was marked for 60, and on physical verification only 43 students were found present at the time of surprise check and remaining were found absent without leave or permission. On verifying the provisions & commodities issue register, there was a shortage of Rice - 100 kgs besides, minor variations of other commodities were found. Maintenance of records was found to be very poor.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON B.C. WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, LAKKIREDDY PALLE, KADAPA DISST.

At the same time, another Surprise Check was conducted on the B.C.Welfare Boys Hostel, Lakkireddy Palle, Kadapa District who were also alleged to be indulging in irregular practices. Only Attender N.Veera Anjaneyulu & Cook Y.Venkata Subbaiah were present, remaining public servants including Y.Venkataih, Hostel Welfare Officer & Watchman were found absent. Boarders Attendance Register, Daily stock & Issue Register were found in the personal custody of Hostel Welfare Officer, at his residence, Kadapa town. On physical verification, out of 193 boarders only 51 were present at the time of surprise check and remaining were found absent without leave or permission. Attendance Register, was not marked between 01.11.2008 to 07.11.2008 attendance for some of the boarders. Registers maintained in Hostel were not upto date. Maintenance of records was found to be very poor. Both these Surprise Checks indicated that the rations are being misused and amount granted by Govt. per head per day was being drawn in the name of absentee students. Suitable action is being initiated against the erring officials.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON B.C. WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, ALLUR , NELLORE DIST.

On credible information that the officials of B.C.Welfare Boys Hostel, Allur, Nellore District were indulging in irregular practices, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a Surprise Check on the morning of 9.11.2008 between 11.30 A.M. to 6.30 P.M. Sri Dasari Madhusudan Rao, Hostel Welfare Officer, and his staff were not marking attendance properly. Out of 86 inmates as per records, on physical verification only 31 students were found present at the time of Surprise Check. Verification of the provisions & commodities issue register, indicated shortage of the following commodities viz., Rice - 509 kgs; Red Gram Dal- 6 kgs; Edible oil-10 kgs; Chillies-8 kgs; Black Gram Dal -13 ½ kgs; Green Gram Dal -8 ½ kgs; Bengal gram Dal – 22 kgs; Onion – 4 kgs, Gas – 4 cylinders ; Milk – 6 liters; Eggs – 71 Nos; Biscuits – 1233 Nos; Rawa – 9 kgs; This hostel is run in a old Building without Toilets & Drinking water facility, Hostel Welfare Officer did not take any steps to restore electricity since 4 days. No remedies were taken by Hostel Welfare Officer. Maintenance of records was found to be very poor.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON S.T. WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, ALLUR, NELLORE DISTRICT

At the same time, another Surprise Check was conducted on the S.T. Welfare Boys hostel, Allur, Nellore District who were also alleged to be indulging in irregular practices, Sri Ch.Kannan, Hostel Welfare Officer and his staff were not marking attendance properly. On verifying the provisions & commodities issue register, minor variations were found. General maintenance of records was found to be very poor.Both these Surprise Checks indicated that the rations are being misused and amount granted by Govt. per head day was being drawn in the name of absentee students. Suitable action is being initiated against the erring officials.

Surprise Check Conducted by A.C.B. against Govt. Social Welfare Boys Hostels at Malakpet & Lalapet situated at Jawaharnagar, Yousufguda, Hyderabad..

On reliable information that irregularities are taking place in Govt. Social Welfare Boys Hostels, two simultaneous surprise checks were conducted on Govt. Social Welfare Hostels for Boys at Malakpet and Lalapet, situated at Jawaharnagar, Yousufguda, Hyderabad on 09.11.2008 at 6.15 P.M. onwards. On physical verification in Malakpet Hostel, sixty (60) students were present in the Hostel as against one hundred and twenty five (125) students shown in the Attendance Register, which is maintained up to 07.11.2008 only. On examination the students stated that they were not issued with glasses, plates and geometry boxes though they were available in the Hostel. The A.C.B. Officials also noticed the irregularities in the Store Room in commodities like rice, toor dal, sweet oil, tamarind, etc. The registers are also not maintained properly. During the search of Govt. Social Welfare Boys Hostel, Lalapet situated at Jawaharnagar, Yousufguda, Hyderabad, it is observed that as per Attendance Register (37) students/boarders were present in the hostel as against (117) students/boarders. On enquiry it is noticed that about 36 students do not stay in the hostel regularly. On verification of the Attendance Register it is revealed that the attendance is being marked to all 117 students/boarders regularly. It is also noticed that the Stock Registers are not being maintained from 05.11.2008. Attendance Register of the students/boarders is not maintained from 04.11.2008. There are no entries of newly admitted 77 boarders into the hostel for the year 2008-09. Enquiries with Sri Mallaiah Kamati revealed that the Hostel Welfare Officer Sri T. Janaiah did not attend the hostel on 8th and 9th November, 2008. No Leave application or register is maintained for the students/boarders. On verification of the Movement Register, there are no entries made to that effect. Sri T. Janaiah and Smt. Kantamma (cook) were absent on 8.11.2008 and 09.11.2008. The Stock Register is also not maintained from 05.11.2008. Details of the stocks drawn for absent students is being worked out and accordingly follow up action will be initiated.

DRUG INSPECTOR MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT F.A.C. KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri M.V.S.S.Varaprasad, Drug Inspector, Mahabubnagar district, FAC Kurnool District was caught redhanded by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 1.45 P.M. on 08.11.2008 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/-as bribe from the complainant Sri S.Rajendra Prasad, S/o Devanna of Remata Village of Kurnool district for doing the official favour of processing his application for issuance of licence to run medical shop at K.Nagalapuram (V), Kurnool district. The Chemical test conducted on both his hands, yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered at his instance. The A.O. has been arrested and is being produced before Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KALIVEMULA (V), SANGAEREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Bakshi Rammohan Rao, S/o. Vamana Rao, age 33 years Village Revenue Officer, Kalivemula (V), Sangaereddy, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials in front of Head Post Office, Sangareddy, near bus stop at 11.25 A.M. on 7-11-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant at Medak District for doing an official favour of making entry of the Land Purchase particulars of the complainant in the revenue Records.Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Bakshi Rammohan Rao (AO) which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.5000/- was recoverd from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Bakshi Rammohan Rao at his instance. Sri Bakshi Rammohan Rao is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KAMALAPURAM (V), BHOOPALPALLY (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Jupaka Mogili (AO) S/o Malagama, age 38 yrs., Village Revenue Officer, Kamalapuram (V), Bhoopalpally (M), Warangal District holding additional charge of Pambapr and Rampur Villages was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at 8.15 A.M. on 07.11.2008 at his residence at Jawahar Colony, Bhoopalpally (M), Warangal District when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing the official favour of accepting the application of the complainant for the purpose of mutation in respect of agricultural land to an extent of 1 Acre 38 Guntas in Sy.Nos. 96, 97 & 102/A situated at Pambapur (V), Bhoopalpally (M), Warangal District. Both hand fingers of Sri Jupaka Mogili (AO) and the electricity bills on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive results when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the Table Drawer at the residence of AO Sri Jupaka Mogili. Sri Jupaka Mogili (AO) will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh withheld the full pension and gratuity permanently of Sri D.V.R.N.Chary, former Mandal Revenue Officer, Vailpur, Nizamabad following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said M.R.O. and his R.I. Sri A.Manohar, were trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 31.8.1994 when the R.I demanded and accepted a total bribe of Rs. 2,000/- (Rs. 1,000/- towards his share and Rs. 1,000/- of the M.R.O.) from the complainant for doing official favour of assigning Government land in favour of his daughter, who was a victim of rape. The R.I. was already dismissed from service following his conviction by the trial court.

SRI M.KANAKAIAH, JR. ASSISTANT & SRI K.CHANDRA SEKHAR, ACCOUNTANT, BOTH WORKING IN G.H.M.C., SERILINGAMPALLI MUNICIPALITY, R.R.DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri M.Kanakaiah, Junior Assistant working on out sourcing in G.H.M.C., Serilingampalli Municipality, Ranga Reddy District was caught red handed, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees Four Thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 06.11.2008 at 12.45 P.M. on the instructions of Sri K.Chandra Sekhar, Accountant, G.H.M.C., Serilingampalli Municipality, Ranga Reddy District for doing official favour of issuing a cheque for Rs. 3,74,091/- for the contract of erecting Modern Lighting System in White Fields, Serilingampalli, executed by the Complainant. Chemical Test conducted on both hand fingers of Sri M.Kanakaiah, Jr. Assistant, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 4,000/- was recovered from the right side trouser pocket of Sri M.Kanakaiah, Jr. Assistant at his instance. Both the accused officers were arrested and are being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Prl. Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Narsing Rao, former Junior Assistant, O/o Town Planning Section, M.C.H. Circle-V, Khairatabad, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 100/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and also to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 100/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w (1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB Officials on 23.03.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 200/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing and issuing certified copies of sanctioned house plans.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, BHIMAVARAM RURAL POLICE STATION, WEST GODAVARI DIST. IN ACB NET

On 5.11.2008, Sri Galidevara Raja Veera Venkata Satya Anjaneya Swamy, S/o Ramaiah Naidu, 54 years, Kapu, S.I. of Police, Bimavaram Rural P.S. West Godavari District was trapped by ACB Officials of ACB, Eluru Range, Eluru when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 2,500/- from the complainant Sri Tunga Sai Babu, S/o Krishna Murthy, 47 years, Cultivation, R/o Gutlapadu Village, Bhimavaram Mandal. West Godavari Dist. for showing official favour to register a case and for taking action on the statement recorded of the daughter of the complainant on 16.10.2008 by HC 1300.The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The tainted currency was recovered from the cot, hidden under the pillows in the residence of the A.O. The chemical test conducted on the portion of bed sheet which was covered on the Diwan cot from where the bribe amount was recovered was positive. The Accused Officer was arrested on 06.11.2008 at 2.30 A.M and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 06.11.2008.

FORMER TOWN SURVEYOR, GUDIWADA MUNICIPALITY, KRISHNA DISTRICT PUNISHED WITH REVERSION

Government imposed the punishment of reversion to lower rank on Sri S.Rama Krishna Babu, former Town Surveyor, Gudiwada to the lower post of Deputy Surveyor.Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 10-3-2003 while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.500/- from Sri V.Nageswara Rao, railway employee for showing the official favour of surveying his house site and to demarcate the boundaries.The Bureau after investigation submitted a report to the Government and Government placed him on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary proceedings.Based on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, Government imposed the above punishment on Sri S. Rama Krishna Babu, former town Surveyor, Gudiwada, Krishna district.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 47 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI PUPPALA GOVARDHAN, ASSISTANT EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT, PROHIBITION & EXCISE DEPARTMENT, ANAKAPALLY, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the Residential Houses of AO Sri Puppala Govardhan age 57 years, S/o Bassaiah, Assistant Excise Superintendent, Prohibition & Excise Department, Anakapally, Visakhapatnam District on 05.11.2008 at Visakhapatnam District and his relatives residences at Anakapally, Warangal, Karimanagar and Yavathmal of Maharastra State. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 47 lakhs. The total assets include (16) Sixteen plots in different places – 2 (Two) houses - one house with shop in the ground floor at Visakhapatnam and another house at Warangal, 5.26 acres of Agricultural land at Karimnagar District, (2) Two vehicles i.e. Bajaj Spirit and Honda Unicorn, Gold weighing 30 tulas Worth Rs. 2 lakhs, silver weighing ½ kg Worth Rs. 10,000/-, Insurance Policies worth Rs. 2lakhs and House hold articles Worth Rs. 3 lakhs. The market value of the Assets unearthed would be worth over Rs. 5 crores. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR,O/O M.R.O., K.V.B.PURAM MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE.

The special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri S.Mallikarjunam, Mandal Revenue inspector, Office of M.R.O., K.V.B.Puram Mandal Chittoor district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier he was trapped by ACB Officials on 29-03-2004 when he demanded and accepted the bribe of Rs.1,000/- and Rs.1,500/- from the complainants for doing the of official favour of processing and issuing Pattadar Pass Books to them.

REVENUE INSPECTOR AND BILL COLLECTOR OF NALGONDA MUNICIPALITY CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted S/Sri Gundappa, former Revenue Inspector and Mohd. Sadiq Ali, Bill Collector, of Nalgonda district and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 3000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Revenue Inspector and Bill Collector were trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 8.11.2002 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant, for showing the official favour of not taking up demolition of modified interior work taken up by the complainant in his Meenakshi Lodge at Nalgonda

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri V.Seshagiri Rao, former Senior Assistant, O/o Executive Engineer (Housing), A.P.Housing Board, Warangal has been convicted by the Principal, Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 9.10.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a Head Master fro showing the official favour of hand over the possession letter of the house allotted to this sister.

PRINCIPAL ,GOVERNMENT JUNIOR COLLEGE, KOTADIBBA, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

On 04.11.2008 at 18.00 hours Sri. Lella Gotham Prasad, 56 years, Principal, Government Junior College, Kotadibba, Eluru, W.G. District was trapped by ACB Officials, Eluru Range at his college when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant Smt. M.Nirmala Kumari, 47 yrs, Principal, Government Junior College, Madhavaram of Tadepalligudem Mandal, W.G.District for showing official favour for issuing Last Pay Certificate(LPC) and service register of the complainant.The chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results and tainted currency of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the table of the Accused Officer from his possession. The chemical test conducted on the papers from which the tainted currency was recovered also yielded positive results.The Accused Officer was arrested on 4.11.2008 and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 5.11.2008.

HEAD CONSTABLE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri P.Raja Rao, Head Constable 650, Anandapuram P.S. attached to Madhurawada Out Post, Bheemili Circle, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh for having been found guilty of the charges framed against him U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and being convicted by the trail court. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 7.7.2002 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- for showing the official favour of not taking action on the complainant received against the complainant and for not entertaining any complainants on the land belonging to the complainant.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS ON R.T.A. CHECK POST, SHAPUR

On credible information that the officials of Regional Transport Authority, Shapur Check Post are indulging in corrupt practices by accepting and collecting bribes from customers for issuing Driving Licenses (Learners & Permanent), Registration Certificates, Renewal of Driving Licenses, Vehicle Fitness Certificates, etc., a Surprise Check was conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 03.11.2008/04.11.2008 at 03.00 A.M. on Shapur Check Post and seized an amount of Rs. 30,810/- from private unauthorized person namely Sri S.Sanjeeva Reddy. It is also noticed that Sri M.Susheel Reddy, M.V.I. is allowing private persons to collect illegal amounts from the drivers of lorries/trucks. A.C.B. Officials also seized relevant documents. Enquiry is in progress. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SPECIAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o SPECIAL DEPUTY COLLECTOR, LAND ACQUISITION, A.P. INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE CORPORATION, VISAKHAPATNAM DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Seeram Dasu Nagaraju, S/o Valasayya, age 41 years, Special Revenue Inspector, O/o. Special Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition, A.P.I.I.C, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by ACB officials today i.e. on 4.11.2008 at Gandhi Statue, near GVMC Office, Visakhapatnam at 3.45 P.M. when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to send a favorable inspection report Pertaining to Regularization of House Site of the complainant and his wife to the Collector”.Chemical Test conducted on the right hand fingers of Sri Seeram Dasu Nagaraju and the portion of the front car seat where the tainted currency was dropped by Sri Seeram Dasu Nagaraju yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the front car seat of Toyota Innova. Sri Seeram Dasu Nagaraju is being arrested and produced before the IIIrd Addl. District & Sessions Judge-cum- ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYATRAJ, SUB-DIVISION-I, RAJAHMUNDRY, E.G.DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Donthamsetty Satyanarayana, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayatraj, Sub-Division-I, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District was trapped by the ACB officials of Rajhmundry Range, Rajahmundry on 4.11.2008 at 9.20 A.M., when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand only) from the complainant Medapati Taraka Rama Reddy, S/o Venkata Reddy, 30 years, Contractor, Sivalayam Temple street, Ubalanka village, Ravulapalem Mandal, East Godavari District for showing the official favour of processing the bill of Tirumalayapalem C.C. Road works worth Rs. 7.3 lakhs of the complainant. The chemical test conducted on fingers of both hands and the inner lining of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer by one of the mediator and tallied with numbers noted in the Mediators report-I. Sri Donthamsetty Satyanarayana, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayathraj, Sub-Division-I, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District was arrested on 4.11.2008 and being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for ACB & SPE Cases, Vijayawada.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Smt. Mattam Rudramma, Divisional Panchayat Officer (now retired), Guntur has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the government following her conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Earlier, Smt.M.Rudramma, former Divisional Panchayat Officer, Guntur town, Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 4-6-2004 when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant who retired from service as attender for doing the official favour of forwarding his pension papers to District Audit Officer, State Audit, Guntur for sanction of pension.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., AKKAYYAPALEM SECTION, VISAKHAPATNAM DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Dhanamkonda Pitchaiah, S/o Pitchaiah, age 32 years, Additional Assistant Engineer, APEPDCL, Akkayyapalem Section, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by ACB officials at 5.45 P.M. on 3-11-2008 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing an official favour of processing two applications pertaining to power supply of the house of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the right side table drawer kept in between the Page Nos.56 & 57 of AP Transco Engineers Association Telephone Directory. Chemical test conducted on the page Nos.56 & 57 of the Directory from where the tainted currency was recovered yielded positive result.Sri Dhanamkonda Pitchaiah is being arrested and produced before the IIIrd Addl. District & Sessions Judge-cum- ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ONCOLOGY, S.V.R.R.G.G.HOSPITAL, TIRUPATI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Dr. K.V. Raghavaiah, Associate Professor and incharge Head of the Department of Oncology, S.V.R.R. Govt. General Hospital, Tirupati, Chittoor district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C Act and also sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988.Earlier he was trapped by ACB Officials on 08-03-2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of providing speedy treatment to his mother who was suffering from oral cancer.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE WELFARE OF DISABLED & SENIOR CITIZENS, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Devarapally Subash Chandra Bose (AO) S/o D.Madhava Rao, age 53 years, Assistant Director, O/o the Welfare of Disabled & Senior citizens, Adilabad district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 4.40 P.M. on 01.11.2008 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to process the application of the Complainant for getting appointment as Attender and to do favour in selecting the Complainant for the said post”. The left hand fingers of Sri Devarapally Subash Chandra Bose (AO), inner flap of left side shirt pocket of AO and the papers found in the Computer Table Drawer found in the office room of the AO which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs. 500/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of AO and the remaining Rs. 4,500/- was recovered from the Computer Table Drawer at the instance of AO Sri Devarapally Subash Chandra Boase. Sri Devarapally Subash Chandra Boase (AO) is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, TOOPRAN, MEDAK DIST IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri.P.Pandu Ranga Raju, Sr.Asst, Sub-Registrar Office, Toopran Mandal Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 03:45P.M on 01.11.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,500/- as illegal gratification at Office of the S.R.O, Toopran, Medak District from the complainant Sri. K.Rammohan for issuing certified copies of documents required by the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The relevant documents are being seized from the A.O.Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF REVENUE OFFICIAL WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of A.P. issued orders withholding the pensionery benefits and gratuity in full permanently of Sri D.Pullaiah, former Junior Assistant, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Mallial, Karimnagar district following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the ACB officials on 16.9.1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of furnishing copies of pahanies of his land.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY BHIMADOLE, GOPALAPURAM MANDAL WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada delivered judgment convicting and sentencing the Accused Officer Sri M.Ramachandra Rao, Panchayat Secretary, Bhimadole Grama Panchayat, Gopalapuram Mandal, West Godavari district u/s 248(2) Cr.P.C. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine he ordered the AO to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further ordered, the AO to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine he ordered the AO to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence u/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of the P.C. Act 1988.Earlier, Sri M.Ramachandra Rao, Panchayat Secretary was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 26.5.2004 at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from Sri Koppaka Veera Raju, R/o Surayyapet village of Tallapudi Mandal, West Godavari district for showing the official favour of processing and recommending issue of Pattadar Pass books and title deeds for the lands owned by him.

OCTOBER - 2008

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH Rs.73,42,043/- (RUPEES SEVENTY THREE LAKHS, FORTY TWO THOUSAND AND FORTY THREE) BELONGING TO SRI S.M. RAJESHWAR RAO, ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, PROHIBITION AND EXCISE DEPARTMENT, VISAKHAPATNAM.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Barkathpura, Bowenpalli of Hyderabad and Thimmareddyguda, Shabad Mandal and Bibipet village of Nizamabad District and Vizag by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house and office of Sri S.M. Rajeshwar Rao, Assistant Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise Department, Visakhapatnam, and other houses belonging to his close relatives on 31.10.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one duplex house at Bowenpalli, Hyderabad, one flat at Nallakunta, one plot at Vanasthalipuram, twenty six (26) acres of Farm House with mango garden and a farm house at Thimmareddyguda, Shabad Mandal, along with shares in land in Kakinada, all worth Rs.62 lakhs as per Documentary value. Market value of the assets would be approximately one and half crores. Moveable properties include four (4) bank accounts in the name of A.O. and his family members, with total bank balances of Rs.4,92,043/-, 66 tolas of gold jewellery (20 tolas purchased, 20 tolas gift and 16 tolas gold wearing by A.O’s wife) worth Rs.1,80,000/- and 2 Kgs. of silver articles worth Rs. 10,000/-, one Ambassadar Car worth Rs.50,000/-, one Priya Scooter worth Rs.15,000/-, household articles worth Rs.3,71,000/-, and net cash of Rs.24,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.73,42,043/- were unearthed during the searches. The market value of all assets would be around Rs. 1.5 crores. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND KAROBAR OF GRAM PANCHAYATH BHIKNOOR (V) & (M), NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Narra Vejana (AO-1), S/o. Kasaiah, age 41 years, Executive Officer, Gram Panchayath of Bhiknoor (V) & (M), Nizamabad District and Sri Pandula Gangaiah (AO-2), S/o.Balaiah, 48 years, Karobar, Gram Panchayath of Bhiknoor (V) & (M), Nizamabad District were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at their Office at 12.45 P.M on 31-10-2008 when they demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “ To issue permission for approval of House Plan for Construction of House.” Right hand fingers of Sri Narra Vejana (AO-1), both hand fingers of Sri Pandula Gangaiah (AO-2) and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sir Pandula Gangaiah (AO-2) and register on which the tainted currency of was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was recovered from the table drawer kept on a register and Rs.8000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Pandula Gangaiah (AO-2) at his instance which was entrusted to him by AO-1 for safe custody. Sri Narra Vejana (AO-1) & Sri Pandula Gangaiah (AO-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, ESTABLISHMENT SECTION E1. SEAT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER, ATCHUTA RAMAYYA STREET, KAKINADA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Sunkara Veera Venkata Rama Krishna, Senior Assistant, Establishment Section E1. Seat, Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, Atchuta Ramayya Street, Kakinada, East Godavari District was Trapped by ACB Officials of Rajahmundry Range, Rajahmundry on 31-10-2008 at 12.45 P.M., when he further demanded and accepted a Bribe Amount of Rs.5,000-00 (Rupees five thousand only) from the complainant Dr. Jukunta Chinni Krishan Lakshmana Pratap Kishore Medical Officer, Primary Health Center, P.Geddada, Rampachodavaram Mandal for showing official favour of processing the Transfer representation on 5 years completion of Agency Service and also include his Name in promotion List to Director, Medical & Health, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.The Chemical Test conducted on the Both Hand fingers, Right Hand fingers and the inner linings of the Left Side shirt Pocket yielded Positive Result. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000-00 was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused officer.Sri Sunkara Veera Venkata Rama Krishna, Senior Assistant, Establishment Section E1 Seat. Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, East Godavari District , Kakinada, was arrested on 31.10.2008 and being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for A.C.B. & S.P.E. Cases, Vijayawada.

SUB- INSPECTOR OF POLICE & POLICE CONSTABLE BOTH OF BASANTHA NAGAR PS. RAMAGUNDEM (M) KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Golla Koteshwar (AO-1), S/O. Pochaiah age 42 years, Sub- Inspector of Police and Janapati Ravi Kumar, police constable 35 (A-2) age 40 years both of Basantha Nagar PS, Ramagundam (M), Karimnagar district were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the police Station at 10.00 AM on 31-10-2008 when they demanded and accepted Rs.11,000/-(Rupees ElevenThousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e “ Not to register any case against the complainant under Excise Act for selling black jaggery” Both hand fingers of Sri Janapati Ravi Kumar (A-2) and the papers on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.11,000/- was recovered from the drawer of the Writers Desk at the instance of Sri Golla Koteshwar and Sri Janapati Ravi Kumar. Sri Golla Koteshwar and Sri Janapati Ravi Kumar are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

C.T.O. DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE OF ACB

Sri C.Sreepathi, Former Commercial Tax Officer (Audit), Ferozguda Circle, Ranga Reddy district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, in a disproportionate assets case, which also ordered confiscation of his properties to the tune of Rs. 13.95 lakhs. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the A.C.B., the said C.T.O. was found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 17,70,812/-.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF SENIOR ASSISTANT WITHHELD IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration, A.P. imposed the punishment of 100% cut in the pension and gratuity of Sri S.Chnadra Mouli, former Senior Assistant, Serilingampally Municipality, Ranga Reddy district permanently following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a disproportionate assets case. The court also ordered confiscation of his properties to the tune of Rs. 11.30 lakhs. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted b the A.C.B., the said Senior Assistant was found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 16,48,272/-.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS ON REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY, UPPAL, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT.

On credible information that the officials of Regional Transport Authority, Uppal, Ranga Reddy District are indulging in corrupt practices by accepting and collecting bribes from customers for issuing Driving Licenses (Learners & Permanent), Registration Certificates, Renewal of Driving Licenses, Vehicle Fitness Certificates, Gas Conversion Permits, etc., a Surprise Check was conducted by A.C.B. Officials on 30.10.2008 from 11.30 A.M. onwards and a total amount of Rs.97,285/- was seized from private unauthorized agents, of which Rs.70,495/- was seized from fourteen agents operating at the Vehicle Track Point (for licenses) Rs.8,990/- from two agents at Learning Licenses Counter and Rs.17,800/- from four agents at Registration Point, total amounting to Rs.97,285/-. On checking, the official cash collected from customers by the R.T.A. Staff towards license fee, etc. was found to be less by Rs.5,645/- and the staff could not account for shortage of cash. It is suspected that daily 1000 to 1300 transactions, involving collection of illegal amounts worth Rs. 2 lakhs, with the help of 30 brokers, is suspected to be carried out by the staff of R.T.O. A.C.B. Officials also seized relevant documents. Enquiry is in progress. Appropriate action is being initiated.

I.T.I. OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Spl. Judge under P.C.Act for Speedy trial of I.T.I. and D.M. & H.O. Cases, Nampally, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Shaik Mahaboob, former Asst. Director, Govt. I.T.I. (Old City), Hyderabad and Sri M.R.Yethi Raju, Office Superintendent, Govt. I.T.I, Alwal and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- each for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer six months simple imprisonment.Earlier, during the course of investigation into a case by ACB, the Accused Officers, in pursuance their common object, committed grave criminal misconduct and purchased tools and equipments beyond their financial limits and powers and at exorbitant rates and caused wrongful loss of Rs. 3,68,242-20 to the Government exchequer and corresponding pecuniary advantage to themselves.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Nuthalapati Singaiah, formerly Assistant Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Co., Ltd., Guntur, now working as Assistant Engineer, Yaddanapudi, Ongole circle was dismissed from service by the Chairman & Managing Director, APSPDCL, Corporate Office, Tirupati following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri Nuthalapati Singaiah, formerly Assistant Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Co-Ltd., Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 28.07.2003 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 10,000/- for doing the official favour of processing his application for reconnection of electrical service to his Ginning mills.

WORK INSPECTOR IN A.P.HOUSING BOARD CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri T.Vijaya Babu, Work Inspector, Grade-II, O/o E.E., A.P. Housing Board, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, to undergo two months simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 25.11.2002 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- for doing the official favour of delivering the complainant the registered sale deed and a Gift cheque of Rs. 1,000/- after completion of registration of the complainant’s house No. MIG II-99 situated at Pothina Mallayyapalem, Visakhaptanam.

SRI NETALA ANJANEYULU, S/O. LATE NARASIMHAM, 50 YEARS, AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, PENUMANTRA MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

On 27.10.2008 at 10.50 hours Sri Netala Anjaneyulu, S/o. Late Narasimham, 50 yrs, Agricultural Officer, Penumantra Mandal, W.G.District was trapped by ACB Officials, at his residence Marteru Village, W.G. District when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 7,500/- i.e., Rs.2,500/- each from the complainant Sri. Satti Kaniki Reddy, S/o. Late Satyanarayana Reddy,43 yrs, Reddy by caste, resident of Penumantra, W.G. District and two others for showing official favour for issuing cheques of Adarsha Ryothu Reward pending from May 2008 to September 2008.The chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of the accused Officer yielded positive results and tainted currency of Rs. 7,500/- was recovered from the hand bag of the Accused Officer from his possession. The chemical test conducted on the hand bag of the A.O. also yielded positive results.The Accused Officer was arrested on 27.10.2008 and will be produced before the Honorable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 28.10.2008.

PANCHAYATH SECRETARY, GRAM PANCHAYATH , KURELLA (V), KOHEDA (M), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohd. Sharfuddin, S/o Abbas Ali, age 45 years, Panchayath Secretary, Gram Panchayath, Kurella Village, Koheda Mandal, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at GP Building, Kurella (V) at 9.50 AM on 25.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing pass books to the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Sri Mohd. Sharfuddin and the right side of the back pant pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket at the instance of Sri Mohd. Sharfuddin. Sri Mohd. Sharfuddin will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 1,27,79,000/- (RUPEES ONE CRORE TWENTY SEVEN LAKHS AND SEVENTY NINE THOUSAND) BELONGING TO SRI M.SUDHAKAR, ASST. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYATH RAJ DEPARTMENT, SHADNAGAR, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Saroornagar, Hyderabad, Jogipet, Medak District and Shadnagar, Mahabubnagar District and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house & office of Sri M.Sudhakar, Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayath Raj Department, Shadnagar of Mahabubnagar District and other houses belonging to his brothers and father-in-law on 24.10.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one five storied building at Peeraziguda, Uppal, partnership in S.R.M. Junior College, Jogipet of Medak District, two flats at Hyderabad and R.R.District, Six House Sites in and around the Hyderabad City, 2 acres and 20 guntas of agricultural land at Chatanpalli, Mahabubnagar District, share in 33 acres of agricultural land at Bhimaram of Mahabubnagar District, all worth Rs. 1,10,00,000/- as per Documentary value. Market value of the assets would be approximately over two (2) crores. Another assert worth Rs. 1,02,00,000/- in the name of his father-in-law and 11 others; of 30 acres in Shadnagar area, is under verification. Moveable properties include four bank accounts in the name of A.O. and his family members, with total bank balances over Rs. 4,60,000/-, Ninety (90) tolas of gold jewellery and 2 kgs. of silver articles worth 7,00,000/-, 1997 model Maruthi Car worth Rs. 75,000/-, 2000 Model T.V.S.Centra motor cycle worth Rs. 42,000/-, household articles worth Rs. 1,75,000/-, Insurance policies worth Rs. 1,00,000/- and net cash of Rs. 1,40,000/- and Fixed Deposits of about Rs. 87,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 1,27,79,000/- were unearthed during the searches. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, PENTAPADU, P.S. OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Shanwaj, S.I. of Police, Pentapadu Police Station of West Godavari District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at about 09.40 A.M. on 24.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 15,000/- as illegal gratification in Pentapadu Police Station from the complainant Sri M.Subbarayudu, Agriculturist, for showing the official favour or recommending closure of rowdy sheet against the complainant. A chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 15,000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of the A.O. The relevant records/registers were seized from the office of the A.O. Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR & VILLAGE SERVANT DISMISSED FROM GOVERNMENT SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri T.Chandrasekhar Rao, Mandal Revenue Inspector and Sri P.Malyadri, Village Servant, office of Mandal Revenue Officer (U), Guntur district were dismissed from service by the Government following their conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. S/Sri T.Chandrasekhar Rao and P.Malyadri were trapped by the ACB officials on 27.8.2004 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 1,100/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing his application for issue of “Legal Heir Certificate” which he applied on behalf of his mother to enable her to claim pension, following the death of complainant’s father.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Smt. L.Leelavathi, former Junior Assistant, O/o M.R.O., Hayathnagar Mandal, R.R. district and another private person and sentenced Junior Assistant then to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The Spl. Judge sentenced the private person to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment, for the offence under section 12 of the P.C. Act, 1988.Earlier the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1.4.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, through the private person, for showing the official favour of providing Pahani copies.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF APCPDCL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri T.Bhaskar Rao, Assistant Engineer (Operations), former of APCPDCL, R.K.Puram Section, Saroornagar Division, R.R. district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 3000/- and in default, to suffer 4 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 6.1.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, for showing the official favour of not booking a case of power theft / pilferage against complainant.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, VENDIKOL & SHIVAMPET VILLAGES, PULKAL (M), MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Patlolla Prabhakar Reddy, S/o Krishna Reddy, age 56 years, Village Revenue Officer, Vendikol and Shivampet Villages, Pulkal (M), Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Fasalwadi(V), Sangareddy (M), Medak District at 9.00 A.M. on 22.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing Pahani, Choupasla for the year 2007and 2008 to Smt Padmamma, Wife of the complainant for obtaining Bank loan. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the right side pant pocket of Sri P.Prabhakar Reddy which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri P.Prabhakar Reddy at his instance. Sri P.Prabhakar Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF APCPDCL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri T.Bhaskar Rao, Assistant Engineer (Operations), former of APCPDCL, R.K.Puram Section, Saroornagar Division, R.R. district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 3000/- and in default, to suffer 4 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 6.1.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, for showing the official favour of not booking a case of power theft / pilferage against complainant.

SRI T.N.VENKATESH, JR. ASST./BILL COLLECTOR, G.H.M.C., BALALJINAGAR WARD OFFICE, KUKATPALLI, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T.N.Venkatesh, Junior Assistant/Bill Collector, G.H.M.C., Balajinagar Ward Office, Kukatpalli, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on 21.10.2008 evening for doing the official favour of generating the demand notice for property tax by getting the name of the Complainant fed into the computer of the Circle office of G.H.M.C. The chemical test conducted on his right hand fingers, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from right side upper drawer of the table of the accused officer at his instance. A.O was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER OF DIVL. ENGINEER (OPERATION) A.P.C.P.D.C. LTD., GOOTY, ANANTAPUR IN ACB NET

Sri Balija Murthy, Junior Accounts Officer, working in the office of Divl. Engineer (Operation), A.P.C.P.D.C.Ltd., Gooty, Anantapur district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) as bribe from the complainant, Sri Mitta Jagadeesh, S/o late Mitta Suryanarayana, Contractor, A.P.C.P.D.C.L, Anantapur on 21.10.2008 evening for doing the official favour of handing over of cheque of Rs. 23,562/- pertaining to the contract of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on both the hand fingers of the A.O. and cotton swab rubbed inside the brown envelop cover where the tainted amount was kept, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered at his instance. The A.O was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF O/o TAHSILDAR, RUDRAVARAM (V) OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Jonnavaram Babu Basha, Junior Assistant O/o Tahsildar, Rudravaram (M) of Kurnool district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees one thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri B.T.Naganna S/o late Sanjeevarayudu, Talari of Chandalur (V) of Rudravaram (M) on 21.10.2008 at 5.00 P.M for doing the official favour of processing the pensionary benefits file pertaining to deceased father of complainant. Chemical Test conducted on both hands, yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs. 1000/- was recovered at his instance from the right side pant pocket. Sri Basha is arrested and being produced before the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ANTI CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASETS WORTH OVER RS. 1 CRORE BELONGING TO SRI BUCHA APPANNA, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION, VAMSADHARA PROJECT, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by the ACB officials over the residences of AO Sri Bucha Appana, S/o Late Raja Rao, age 56 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, Irrigation, Vamsadhara Project, Srikakulam District on 21.10.2008 on his residence and his relatives residences at Srikakulam. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 1 Crore.The total assets include Fourteen plots at Srikakulam – Two Buildings i.e. – a 4 storied building and a 2 storied building – both at Srikakulam, 50 tulas of gold, Net cash of 2 Lakhs, One Kinetic Nova, Bank Balances worth Rs. 40,000/- Chits, FDs and LIC policies worth Rs. 5 Lakhs and house hold articles worth Rs. 2,50,000/-. Market value of the above properties are worth above 5 Crores. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, SINGARAYAKONDA OF PRAKASAM DISTRICT.

On credible information, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on the evening of 20.10.2008 between 18.30 hrs. to 21.10.2008 00.30 hrs. on the officials Sub-Registrar Office, Singarayakonda, Prakasam District who were known to be indulging in corrupt and irregular practices. During the surprise check, an unaccounted amount of Rs. 54,010/- was seized from five Document Writers & one Pvt. Person who were collecting illegal amounts, other than the legal amounts from the parties / persons who would come for registration of documents etc., The total amount of Rs. 54,010/- was seized. Necessary action is being initiated against SRO & 4 staff members of O/o SRO who were present at the time of Surprise Check, and with whose connivance the document writers were collecting unauthorized amounts.

REVENUE OFFICIAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri Syed Omar Pasha, former Typist-cum Junior Assistant, Civil Supplies section incharge, R.D.Os Office, Sangareddy, Medak district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P. Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Typist-cum-Junior Assistant was trapped by officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 14.11.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour to process the file of temporary appointment of fair price shop dealership at Garlapally village. After completion of the investigation, the Anti-Corruption Bureau recommended to Government to place the above Accused Officer on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Janardhan, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Council, Sadasivpet, Medak district on 13.10.2008 and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and pay a fine of Rs. 500/- u/s 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped on 9.2.2004 by the Officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing his father’s application for Ownership Certificate.

SRI CHALLA VENKATESHWARLU PRINCIPAL & SUPERINTENDENT OF AP SOCIAL WELFARE, RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL & JUNIOR COLLEGE, JAKARAM VILLAGE OF MULUG (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Challa Venkateshwarlu,(AO-1) S/o Ramulu, age 53 years, Principal, AP Social Welfare Residential School & Junior College, Jakaram Village of Mulug (M), Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 1.20 P.M. on 20.10.2008 at the Police Station when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue the cheque worth Rs. 98,888/- pertaining to the mess catering bill for the month of September, 2008 pertaining to the complainant at his office. Simultaneously Sri Gummadi Raghu, (AO-2), S/o Samuel, age 35 years, Superintendent, AP Social Welfare Residential School & Junior College, Jakaram Village of Mulug (M), Warangal District was also caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 1.25 P.M. on 20.10.2008 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant fro doing an official favour i.e. “to process the mess catering bill of Rs. 98,888/- for the month of September, 2008 and put up to the Principal i.e. AO-1 pertaining to the complainant”. Left hand fingers of Sri Challa Venkateshwarlu,(AO-1) and inner linings of the left side pant pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Gmmadi Raghu , (AO-2) and inner linings of the left side shirt pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket at his instance. Sri Challa Venkateshwarlu,(AO-1) and Sri Gummadi Raghu (AO-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK AT DEPUTY TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE- GUNTUR

After the collection of credible information that the Staff of the Office of the Deputy Transport Commissioner, Guntur have been resorting to illegal practices by collecting extra amounts from public with the help of unauthorized R.T.A. Agents, a Surprise Check was conducted on the office of the Deputy Transport Commissioner, Guntur on 17.10.2008 between 17.15 Hrs. to 00.30 Hrs. During the Surprise Check 1 Deputy Transport Commissioner, 2 Administrative Officers, 4 Senior Assistants, 4 Junior Assistants, 1 Typist, 1 Record Assistant, 4 Office Sub-ordinates were found present in the office along with 8 unauthorised R.T.A. Agents and 19 Private persons from whom an unaccounted amount of Rs. 45,405/- was seized at various places in the office along with connected office records.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON COMMERCIAL TAXES CHECK POST, PALAMANERU OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT.

On credible information, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on the Commercial Taxes Check post, Palamaneru located at NH.4 (border to Karnataka) Chittoor district on 18.10.2008 at 7.45 A.M. During the check, unaccounted amount of Rs. 21,335/- was seized. At that time, P.Laxminarayana, ACTO; A.Subrahmanyam & S.Murali Mukar 2 Jr. C.T. Inspectors; B.Adinarayana & S.Khaza Peer 2 attenders, and 2 other computer operators were present in the Check post. In the office room of ACTO three more private persons were found present engaged as touts (Pvt. Collection agents by the C.T.Staff). Excess Govt. cash of Rs. 2,470/- was found. In addition, Rs. 18,350/- was found with 3 private persons and Rs. 515/- was found in the records by the side of ACTO. Total amount of Rs. 21,335/- has been seized. Necessary action is being initiated against the staff of O/o Commercial taxes Check post.

SRI. MULINITI KAILASAPATHI, MANDAL SURVEYOR, IEEJA MANDAL, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri. Muliniti Kailasapathi, Mandal Surveyor, Ieeja Mandal, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 7.30 A.M on 17.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- as illegal gratification in front of Balaji High School, situated at old Hospital Road, Mahaboobnagar Town from the complainant Sri. J.Raghavendracharyulu, S/o. Venkat Ramanacharyulu, Agriculturist of Ieeja Village & Mandal, Mahaboobnagar Districr for showing the official favour of submitting survey report to the M.R.O in respect of agricultural lands of the complainant and mother in Sy No.56 & 57 at Ieeja Village.The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused officer yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs.5000/- was recovered from the right side shorts pocket of the A.O.The relevant files are being seized from the office of the A.O.Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI DANDU ASEERVADAM JAIPAL, TAHSILDAR, KONDAPAKA MANDAL, MEDAK DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Dandu Aseervadam Jaipal, S/o Aseervadam, age 55 years, Tahasildar, kondapaka Mandal, Medak district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Kondapaka Village & Mandal, Medak district at 8.05 A.M. on 16.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 8000/- (Rupees Eight Thousand) as bribe from the compliant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue Proceedings in respect of possession and enjoyment of land in Sy.No. 129/A at the outskirts of Sangaram Village of Kondapaka Mandal and also to issue a copy of Pahani in favour of Sri Chada Kistareddy, brother in law of the complainant “.Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Dandu Aseervadam Jaipal which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 8000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Dandu Aseervadam Jaipal at his instance. Sri Dandu Aseervadam Jaipal will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS AGAINST OFFICIALS OF FIRE SERVICE STATION, MUSHEERABAD DIVISION, HYDERABAD.

On credible information that the officials of Fire Service Station, Musheerabad, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt activities while issuing no objection certificates to the applicants of temporary fire crackers shops, a surprise check was conducted over the office of Fire Service Station, Musheerabad, Hyderabad on 15.10.2008 at 5.00 PM and found Sri T.Srinivas, Fire Officer was in possession of Rs. 3,590/-, and the others i.e. Sri Prakash, Firemen, Sri Mohammed Ahmed, Leading Firemen, Sri G.Ashok, Firemen, Sri G.Pavan Kumar, Firemen, Sri K.Venkata Swamy, Driver Operator, Sri Mohammed Afjal Quadri, Firemen and Sri Anjaneyulu, Home Guard were in possession of a total amount of Rs. 10,140/-. As they could not give proper explanation of possession of the excess money, the total amount of Rs. 13,730/- was seized for further verification. The A.C.B. Officials also seized application Forms Register, General Diary and Five application forms of different individuals for further verification. Enquiry is in progress. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SRI B.SRINIVAS, HEAD MASTER, ZP HIGH SCHOOL, PARPALLI, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Srinivas, Head Master, Z.P.High School, Parpally, Karlakonda Mandal, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B Officials at about 9.40 A.M on 15.10.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as illegal gratification at his residence from the complainant Sri S.Balram, Attender (retired on 31st July, 2008) for showing official favour of issuing proceedings for encashment of E.L. and forward application for Family Welfare Fund to C.E.O., Zilla Parishad Mahaboobnagar District. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of the A.O. The relevant file was seized from the residence of the A.O. Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF SRI S.M.RASOOL, ACCOUNTS OFFICER PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the pension and gratuity in full of Sri S.M.Rasool, former Accounts Officer, Office of Curator, Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad permanently, as he was convicted in a trap case by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped on 16.8.1999 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour for regularly deducting the installments of loan amounts, arranged by him, for the employees of the Zoological Park and depositing the same in Andhra Bank which had provided the loan.

SEPTEMBER - 2008

SRI MD. BASHEER, ASSISTANT AUDIT OFFICER (RETD), STATE AUDIT (ZP), KADAPA DISTRICT AWARDED WITHHOLDING OF 25% PENSION CUT FOR A PERIOD OF 5 YEARS WHO DREW THE PENSIONERY BENEFITS TO THE A.O. WHO WAS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. PROSECUTION CASE

Sri Md. Basheer, Assistant Audit Officer (Retd) formerly State Audit, Z.P., Kadapa District was awarded a penalty of withholding of 25% cut in pension for a period of 5 years following departmental action initiated against him. Earlier, Sri Md. Basheer, Assistant Audit Officer (Retd) formerly State Audit, Z.P., Kadapa District irregularly sanctioned superannuation pension and other terminal benefits to one Sri S.A.Gaffar, Junior Auditor (Retired), Office of the A.A.O., State Audit Z.P. Kadapa and forwarded the pension papers to the Accountant General, A.P, Hyderabad without verifying and taking into account that an ACB prosecution case was pending against him and caused loss of Rs. 4,48,861/- to the Government. Hence departmental enquiry was initiated against him.

REGHULA CHALAPATHI RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, YADIKA VILLAGE, NARAKAMUDIGAM MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Regula Chalapathi Rao, S/o Mahanthi, 52 years, Village Revenue Officer, Yadika Village, Narakamudigam Mandal, Vizianagaram District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at near Gandhi Chowrastha, Chipurupalli Village & Mandal at 9.25 a.m. on 30.09.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour i.e. “for issuing of pattadar passbook of the complainant”. Right hand fingers and inner lining of right side back pant pocket of Sri Regula Chalapathi Rao yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the right side back pant pocket of Sri Regula Chalapathi Rao at his instance. Sri Regula Chalapathi Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI VESIREDDY VENKAT REDDY, ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, PEDDAADICHERLAPALLY, NALGONDA DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by the ACB Officials over the residence of AO Sri Vesireddy Venkat Reddy, S/o Ramalinga Reddy, age 46 years, Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayath Raj Department, Peddaadicherlapally, Nalgonda District on 29.09.2008 at Kothapeta, Hyderabad and his relatives residences at Hyderabad and Devarakkonda, Nalgonda District, a Farm house at Nasarlapally Village, Chintapalli Mandal, Nalgodna District. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over One crore (Rupees One crore Only). The total assets include One three storied building at Kothapet, Hyderabad, One Flat at Chaitanyapuri, Hyderabad, 29 Acres of agricultural land at Chintapalli, Nalgonda District, 30 Acres of land at Turkapally, RR District, LIC Policies worth Rs. 6 lakhs, 1 Car- Tata Indica, Chits worth Rs. 2 Lakhs, and house hold articles worth Rs. 3 lakhs. Two lockers are yet to be opened. Accused Officer Sri Vesireddy Venkat Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.96 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KARRI APPA RAO, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, LIAISON OFFICER TO HEALTH MEDIACAL AND FAMILY WELFATRE DEPARTMENT, HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Karri Appa Rao, Deputy Director, H.M & Family Welfare Department, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering residence at Flat No.310, Shobha Pavani Apartments, Vidyanagar, Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam on 29.09.2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.96 lakhs. The assets include one flat at Vidyanagar, Hyderabad , five Houses at Vishakapatnam and Seven house plots Dwarakanagar, Gajuwaka, Anakapalli, Vishakapatnam and 22 acres agricultural land near Anakapalli Village, Vishakapatnam etc.: These immovable are properties worth over Rs.80 lakhs( Rupees Eighty lakhs only). He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 65,000/-, Gold ornaments worth Rs. 2,00,000/-, Lancer Car worth Rs. 8,00,000/-, investments in I.C.I.C.I, H.D.F.C., etc. shares worth Rs.9,50,000/- and Bank balances of Rs.78,000/- etc. The movable assets are all worth Rs.20,93,000/- (Rupees Twenty lakhs ninety three thousand only) excluding bank balances and expensive house hold articles. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs.96 lakhs. The market value of the immovable assets would be more than Rs. 5 crores. The A.O is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.80 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI POTHULA RAMACHANDRA REDDY, SECTION OFFICER, O.P.I., H.M & F.W DEPARTMENT, A.P.SECRETARIAT, HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Potula Ramachandra Reddy, Section Officer, O.P.I., H.M & W.F. Department, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office in A.P. Secretariat, residence at H.No,12-11-1122, Boudha Nagar, Warsiguda, Secunderabad and Cudapah on 29.09.2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.1.80 Crores.The assets include three houses at Warasiguda, Secunderabad , one house at Uppal, Hyderabad ten house plots in Uppal, Medchal and Hyderabad, three open plots in Palempally, Cudapah District etc.: These immovable properties are worth over Rs.1,13,10,750/- (Rupees one crore thirteen lakhs .He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 1,00,000/-, Gold ornaments worth Rs. 3,00,000/-, Three Lorries(Tankers) worth over Rs.32 lakhs, one Tata Indica worth Rs. 3,50,000/-, Two motor cycles worth Rs. 60,000/-. The movable assets are worth Rs. 67,10,000/- (Rupees Sixty seven lakhs ten thousand only) besides costly house hold articles and bank balances. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The total disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 1,80,00,000/-. The market value of the immovable assets would be more than Rs. 5 crores. The A.O is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

Rs.6.11 LAKHS SEIZED SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON THE STAFF OF ASST. COMMISSIONER, PROH & EXCISE, NELLORE

On credible information, that Excise officials of Asst. commissioner, Excise Enforcement Squad were collecting mamools for Dasara, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on 26-09-2008 between 20.45 hrs. to 03.10 hrs. On the persons of one S.I & one H.C of prohibition & Excise department Nellore. During the check, an unaccounted amount of Rs.6,11,960/- was seized from Ch. Sankar Rao, Sub- Inspector, and Sk. Kareem, H.C..of Proh. & Excise in front of their respective residential houses located at Kovur and Nellore town, when they were about to enter them. They confessed the fact, that they were collecting “Dasara mamools” from wine shops and bars in Nellore & Prakasham District on behalf of Enforcement Squad. Rs.2,10,260/- was recovered from the Head Constable and Rs.4,01,700/- from S.I before the mediators. Total amount of Rs.6,11,960/- was seized. Necessary action will be initiated against the individuals.

SRI BELAGANI SRINIVAS RAO, SUB- INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND POLICE CONSTABLE - 419 OF III TOWN POLICE STATION, KHAMMAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Belagani Srinivas Rao, (AO-I) S/o. Narsimha, age 37 years, Sub-Inspector of police, III Town Police Station, Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 7 P.M. on 25-9-2008 at the police Station when he demanded and accepted Rs.8,000/- (Rupees Eight Thousand) as bribe from the complainant through Sri Rajolu Srisailam (AO-2), S/o. Appaiah, age 44 years, police Constable- 419, Dummugudem police Station attached to III town police Station, Khammam for doing an official favour i.e. “ to release the husband of the complainant from III Town Police Station, Khammam without registering any criminal case against him”. Both hand fingers of Sri Rajolu Srisailam (AO-2) and portion of the gunny bag which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.8,000/- was recovered from beneath the Iron Box kept on the gunny bag at the instance of Sri Rajolu Srisailam (AO-2). Sri Belagani Srinivase Rao (AO-1) and Sri Rajolu Srisailam (AO-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI N. THIRUMALA CHARY, ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

Sri N. Thirumala Chary, former Additional Assistant Engineer, NPDCL, Khammam has been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.750/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.750/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 2-5-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant for restoring agricultural service connection to his lands.

SRI C.DEVASAHAYAM, MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, GADIVEMULA (M) OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri C.Devasahayam, Mandal Revenue Inspector O/o Tahsildhar, Gadivemula (M) of Kurnool district was caught red handed, when he demanded and accepted through Talari Sunkanna S/o Sunkappa an amount of Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees one thousand five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri V.Laxma Naik, S/o Habu Naik of L.K.Tanda, Gadivemula (M) on 25.09.2008 at 4.30 P.M for doing official favour of processing the application for issuance of Pattadar Pass Book to the complainant and to his brother. Chemical test conducted to hands of Talari Sunkanna, yielded positive result and bribe amount Rs. 1,500/- was recovered at his instance from his right side under wear pocket. Accused are arrested and being produced before the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

Sri A.V.S. Prasad, Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector, Parigi, Prohibition and Excise Station, R.R. district in A.C.B. Net.

Sri A.V.S. Prasad, Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector, Parigi, Prohibition & Excise Station, R.R.district was caught red handed at Dilsukhnagar Bus Stand, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri K. Venkatramulu, age 24 years on 25.09.2008 at 4-10 P.m. for doing official favour of not foisting excise cases against the complainant under the Excise Act. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from his right side pant pocket at his instance. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the A.C.B. Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SRI CHANDA PRABHAKAR, TAHSILDAR, SAIDAPUR MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Chanda Prabhakar, S/o. Jaggaiah age 54 years, Revenue Inspector, O/o. Tahsildar, Saidapur Mandal, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Kaman Road, Near Andhra Bank ATM Centre, Karimnagar District at 9.30 AM on 25-09-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to send a report to the Tahsildar, Saidapur Mandal in favour of the complainant for grant of amount under “Apathbandu Scheme” for onward transmission to the District Collector, Karimnagar.” The right hand fingers of Sri Chanda Prabhakar and the TA Bill papers in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the Scooty Carrier at the instance of Sri Chanda Prabhakar. Sri Chanda Prabhakar will be arrested and Produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON SUB- REGISTRAR OFFICE, CHILAMATHUR(V&M) ANANTAPUR DIST.

On credible information, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on the evening of 24-09-08 at 16.55 hrs. On the officials of Sub-Registrar Office, Chilamathur (V&M), Anantapur District who were known to be including in corrupt and irregular practices. During the surprise check, an unaccounted amount of Rs.13,110/- was seized from three Document Writers (Known as Brokers) i.e 1) C.Maheswarappa, Doc. Writer Rs.10,700/-, 2) Talari Ramesh Babu, Doc. Wrtier Rs.660/- and 3) G.Gangadhar who is working un- officially in O/o. S.R.O Rs.1,750/- who were collecting amounts other than legal amounts from the parties/ persons coming in for registration of documents etc.,. A total amount of Rs.13,110/- was seized. Necessary action is being initiated against SRO & 4 staff members of O/o SRO who were present at the time of Surprise Check, and with whose connivance the document writers were collecting unauthorized amounts.

SRI GEMBALI VASUDEVA RAO, JUNIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER, A.P.E.P.D.C.LTD., CONVICTED ON A.C.B.TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Gembali Vasudeva Rao, Junior Accounts Officer, E.R.O’s Office, A.P.E.P.D.C Limited, Srikakulam and sentenced him to rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption act,1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. He was also ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Junior Accounts Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from Sri Gunda Rama Rao, Chintada village, Srikakulam district to do an official favour of issuing clearance certificate in a case of power theft by the complainant in his Rice Mill.

SRI GOODAM BALA LINGAM, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYATH RAJ DEPARTMENT, VARNI MANDAL, NIZAMABAD DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Goodam Bala Lingam, S/o D.Yellaiah, age 42 years, Assistant Engineer, Panchayath Raj Department, Varni Mandal, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 3.30 P.M. on 24.09.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to record the work of the complainant in the Measurement Book”. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Goodam Bala Lingam which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered from the top of the office table at the instance of Sri Goodam Bala Lingam.Sri Goodam Bala Lingam will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SPECIAL DY. COLLECTOR (L.A) & 4 OTHERS OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE, SATYAVEDU UNIT-I, CHITTOOR DISTRICT WERE CAUGHT WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.4 LAKHS

In a major operation, ACB trapped Sri G.Sainath,(AO-I) Spl. Dy. Collector, Land Acquisition, Special Economic Zone, Satyavedu Unit-I of Chittoor District for Rs. 1,00,000/- and Atla Purushotam, (A.O-2) Dy. Tahsildar, for Rs. 1,00,000/- and Peddiraju Madhusudan Rao, (A.O-3) Revenue Inspector of the same unit-I for Rs. 50,000/- of the Satyavedu, SEZ, Unit-I, when they demanded and accepted bribe amounts from the complainant Sri Cherivetti Ramayya of Chervi (V) on 24.09.2008 at 11.40 A.M. for doing official favour of sanctioning compensation amount for the lands of complainant and others of Chervi(V) to the extent of 7.35 Acres, which Govt. had acquired for the S.E.Z. ACB also trapped Gangineni Krishna Murthy, (A.O-4) Tahsildar, Satyavedi (M) for Rs.1,00,000/- and Vadivelu Vijayakumar (alias Balaji) (A.O-5) V.R.O. of Chervil (V) for Rs.50,000/- who also accepted the bribe amounts from the same complainant Sri Cherivetti Ramayya of Chervi(V) in the office for the same purpose at 12.15 A.M. Totally Rs.4.00 Lakhs was demanded and accepted by the five accused officers. When Chemical test was conducted on the Accused officers , both hands of all the Officers yielded positive results. The bribe amounts were recovered from all the A.Os at their instance. All the A.Os have been arrested and are being produced before the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

ANTI – CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI TEEGALA RAVINDER RAO, PROHIBITION & EXCISE INSPECTOR, MALKAJGIRI PS, MALKAJGIRI EXCISE STATION, RR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Teegala Ravinder Rao, S/o Sri T. Linga Rao, age 44 years, Prohibition & Excise Inspector, Malkajgiri P.S, Malkajgiri Excise Station, R.R. District on 24-9-2008 at Padma Colony, Nallakunta, Hyderabad and his relatives houses at Suryapet of Nalgonda Dist. Sarvaram (V), Thipparthy (M), Nalgonda Dist. Kodad, Nalgonda Dist. and Excise Station, Malkajgiri. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.50,00,000/- (Rupees Fifty Lakhs Only). The total assets include 10 (Ten) plots at Saroornagar, Hayathnagar, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Nakrekal, Thipparthi and Choutuppal, Agricultural land of 13 acres and 27 guntas at Sarvaram Village, Thipparthy Mandal which includes 6 acres of sweet lime garden, One house at Nalgonda, One Flat at D.D. Colony, Hero Honda, TVS Scooty, House hold articles worth Rs.1,80,000/- , LIC Premia worth Rs. 5 lakhs, Fixed Deposit worth Rs.2 Lakhs Gold worth Rs.50,000/- ,Bank Balance of Rs. 50,000/-. The market value of these properties will be around Rs. 5 crores. Sri Teegala Ravinder Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI NAKKA MALLESHWAR RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GARRAJU CHEEPURUPALLI, RAJAM MANDAL, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nakka Malleshwar Rao, S/o Late Ramu Naidu, age 49 years, Village Revnue Officer, Garraju Cheepurapalli, Rajam Mandal, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 11.50 AM on 23-09-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue Pattadar Pass Book and Title Deed to the Complainant”.Both hand fingers of Sri Nakka Malleshwar Rao and the inner linings of the left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Nakka Malleshwar Rao at his instance. Sri Nakka Malleshwar Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI KADAPA RAMTHU, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF ENDOWMENTS, KADAPA DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri Kadapa Ramthu, Junior Assistant, Office of Assistant commissioner of Endowments, Kadapa was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/-.Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 24-03-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing the file relating to Sri Ramaswamy Temple and also handing over of proceedings of the Assistant Commissioner, Endowments departments, Kadapa to facilitate withdrawal of Rs.15,000/- by him.

SRI S. VENKATA RAMANA, AGRICULTURE OFFICER PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Sri S. Venkata Ramana, former Agriculture Officer and i/c. MPDO, Kambadur Mandal, Anantapur District (Retd) was awarded the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently, for misappropriation of Govt funds, following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, a case was registered against Sri S. Venkata Ramana, former Agriculture Officer, i/c. MPDO, Kambadur Mandal, Anantapur District (Retd) and others for misappropriation of Government funds.

SRI PENUMAKA VENKATA UDAYA PRABHAKAR, MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER, PENAMALURU MANDAL, KRISHNA DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Penumaka Venkata Udaya Prabhakar, S/o Sanjeeva Rao, aged 50 years, Mandal Educational Officer, Penamaluru Mandal, Krishna District was trapped when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant Sri Ch.Narasimha Murthy, S/o V.S.S.Rameswara Sarma, Grade-II, Telugu Pandit, Mandal Parishad Upper Primary School, Chodavaram Village, Penamaluru Mandal, Krishna District for doing the official favour of sanctioning medical reimbursement bill for Rs. 30,550/- and regularization of medical leave of the complainant. When subjected to chemical test on right hand fingers and inner lining of front side shirt pocket of the accused officer, it yielded positive result. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the A.O. The A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Spl. Judge, ACB, Vijayawada vide Cr.No. 16/RCT-AC-VJA/2008 u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 of ACB Vijayawada Range.

DEPUTY CIVIL SURGEON, CHANDURTHI PHC, JYOTHINAGAR, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Dr. K.Rajaiah, S/o. Kondaiah, age 56 years, Deputy Civil Surgeon, Chandurthi PHC, Jyothinagar, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Shiva Theatre complex, Jyothinagar, Karimnagar district at 8.15 AM on 22-9-08 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue Attendance Certificate to the complainant”. The right hand fingers of Dr. K.Rajaiah and the inner linings of the left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Dr. K. Rajaiah at his instance. Dr. K. Rajaiah will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI B.SAIBABA, S/o. VENKATESWARA RAO, 51 YEARS, SPECIAL BRANCH HEAD CONSTABLE 663, TANUKU, WEST GODAVARI (DIST) IN A.C.B. NET

On 21.09.2008 Sri B.Saibaba, S/o Venkateswara Rao, 51 years, Special Branch Head Constable 663, Tanuku, West Godavari district was trapped by ACB Officials, of ACB, Eluru Range, Eluru when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.300/- from the complainant Sri. P.Papa Rao, resident of Velpuru Village, Tanuku Mandal, West Godavari district for showing official favour for conducting verification and to submit the verification report to the Inspector, SB, Eluru for issue of passport to the complainant. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the accused Officer yielded positive result and the money was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused officer. The Accused Officer was arrested on 21.09.2008 and produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 22.09.2008.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF APSEB CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Hon’ble Addl. Spl . Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri A.Raja Reddy former Divisional Engineer, Transmission Line construction, Khammam district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default, to suffer two months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13 (1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Judge also ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of Rs.1,94,982/- to the Govt. Earlier during the course of investigation conducted by ACB, the Divisional Engineer was found in possession of disproportionate assets to the known sources of his income.

SRI D. ANJANEYULU, S.I OF POLICE AND SRI U. VENKATA NARAYANA, STATION WRITER H.C 306 OF KROSURU P.S, GUNTUR( DIST). IN ACB NET

On 18-09-2008 at 8 P.M. trap was laid against Sri D.Anjaneyulu, S.I. of Police, and U.Venkatanarayana, Station Writer, H.C.306 of Krosuru P.S., Guntur District when they demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.7,000/- from one Jillella Rama Krishna S/o Vengaiah of Mudurupadu Village, Phirangipuram Mandal, Guntur District for doing official favour in releasing the Accused in Cr. No. 86/2007 U/s 306 R/w 34 IPC of Krosuru P.S. who got an anticipatory bail from high court of A.P., Hyderabad. On 26-11-2007 a Case in Cr. No. 86/2007 U/s 306 R/w 34 IPC was Registered in Krosuru P.S. against Jiellella Ramakrishna and his family members as their brother-In-law Userikayala Krishna S/o Anjaneyulu of Krosuru village committed suicide. The accused got interim stay of arrest from high court of A.P., Hyderabad. Later the accused got Anticipatory bail from High Court wherein it is ordered to release the accused on bail on the event of arrest in Cr. No.86/2007 of Krosuru P.S. executing personal bond for Rs. 10,000/- with 2 sureties for like sum each to the satisfaction of S.H.O. on 12-09-2008 night , the S.I., Krosuru P.S. visited the house of accused in Mudurupadu village and asked the accused to appear before him in the P.S. On 14-09-2008 Jillella Venkateswarlu elder brother of the complainant along with other accused and sureties appeared before S.I. but he refused to arrest and release them on bail on the plea that the solvency certificates issued by the V.R.O are not valid. On 17-09-2008 at 8 P.M J.Venkateswarlu along with his brother Ramakrishna appeared before the S.I in Krosuru P.S. informed him that he could not secure the solvency certificates from MRO due to his non- availability. S.I Illegally detained Venkateswarlu in the P.S and allowed Jillella Ramakrishna to go and bring all the accused with the same solvency certificates issued by V.R.O. and demanded bribe of Rs.7000/- for doing official favour. On 18-09-2008 at 10.15 A.M on the complaint of Jillella Ramakrishna, above case was registered in Vijayawada Range. On 18-09-2008 at 7.45 P.M the complainant with bribe amount and along with other accused, appeared before S.I Krosuru who instructed him to pay the amount to the writer. The Station Writer took the complainant to the petrol bunk situated in the outskirts of the Krosuru village, demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.7,000/- from the complainant. Sation writer was caught red handed, tainted amount recovered and chemical test on his both hands yielded positive result. The accused S.I and station writer were arrested at 19-09-2008 at 3 A.M. and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, DHANASARI (V), KESAMUDRAM (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Ravula Amarender Reddy, S/o Venkata Rama Reddy, age 45 years, Village Revenue Officer, Dhansari (V), Kesamudram (M), Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 10.10 A.M. on 18-09-2008 at his Residence at Chinnamupparam, Warangal District when he demanded and accepted Rs.11,000/- (Rupees Eleven Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue pahani copies pertaining to 7 acres of land belonging to the complainant, his brother and brother -in-law”. Both hand fingers and Right side short’s (Bermuda) pocket of Sri Ravula Amarender Reddy yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.11,000/- was recovered from the right side short’s (Bermuda) pocket at the instance of Sri Ravula Amarender Reddy. Sri Ravula Amarender Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL MANAGER CONVICTED IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE.

Sri C.Venugopala Swamy, former Divisional Manager,APFDC Ltd., Warangal district has been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/W 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 27-02-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from his subordinate for showing the official favour of dropping action on the charge framed against him.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, R & B CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases. Hyderabad convicted Sri V. Amrutha Reddy former Deputy Executive Engineer, R & B Head quarters Sub Division No.1, Goshamahal, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 750/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months, each, for the offences u/s.7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 15-7-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from his subordinate A.E.E. for submitting attendance certificate to the Executive Engineer for release of his salary for 1-4-2003, 15-4-2003 and for June, 2003.

DR. B.NARASANNA, MIDICAL OFFICER, ALLOPATHIC DISPENSARY OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, KURNOOL IN ACB NET

Dr. B.Narasanna, In-charge Medical Officer, Allopathic Dispensary of Kurnool Municipal Corporation, Kurnool was caught red handed in Dispensary, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Shaik Mabu Lal S/o S.Nabi Saheb of Kurnool on 16.09.2008 at 12.30 P.M for doing official favour of issuing age certificate, required to be submitted to Municipal Corporation, to get old age pension. Chemical Test conducted on both his hands and inner lining of his wallet, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SRI KANTIPUDI RAMACHANDRA RAO, C.C. TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR –CUM- APPELLATE COMMMISSIONER, RAJAHMUNDRY REGION-A3 EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kantipudi Ramachandra Rao, C.C. to Regional Director-cum– Appellate commissioner, Rajahmundry Region –A3 East Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B Officials of Rajahmundry on 15-09-2008 at 5.30 P.M., when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Part of Rs.10,000/-) from Sri Mathi Vinod Kumar, S/o. Devadas aged 34 years, Junior Assistant, Mandapeta Municipality, East Godavri District for Showing official favour of processing the proceedings for dropping of disciplinary action by the R.D against the complainant. The Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of Sri Kantipudi Ramachandra Rao yielded positive result and also inner linings of the left side pant pocket yielded positive result, the tainted amount of Rs.5000/- was recovered between page No. 26 & 27 of Arogya Kara Deepika in the rack of the store room O/o R.D., Rajahmundry at the instance of Sri Kantipudi Ramachandra Rao by one of the mediator and tallied with the numbers noted in mediator report No.1. Sri Kantipudi Ramachandra Rao was arrested on 15-09-2008 and is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 16-09-2008.

SRI AKULA SRINIVAS, INSPECTOR, KANDUKUR P.S., IBRAHIMPATANAM SUB-DIVISION, CYBERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Akula Srinivas S/o Late Mohan, 41 years, Inspector, Kandukur P.S., Ibrahimpatnam Sub-Division, Cyberabad was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on the road leading Uppal to Tarnaka Opposite to NGRI Gate at 3.15 P.M., on 15.09.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 30,000/- (Rupees Thirty thousands) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour i.e. “for not remanding the complainant & 18 other accused in Cr. No. 96/2008 U/s 447,427 IPC pertaining to Criminal Trespass”. The right hand fingers and inner lining of right side pant pocket of Sri Akula Srinivas yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 30,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Akula Srinivas at his instance. Sri Akula Srinivas is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge fro SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SPECIAL OFFICER (SPECIAL GRADE DEPUTY COLLECTOR), URBAN LAND CEILING OFFICE, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Makka Ananda Raju, S/o Israel, age 53 years, Special Officer (Special Grade Deputy Collector), Urban Land Ceiling Office, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at 11.55 A.M. on 12.09.2008 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- (Rupees Five Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e “to issue ULC Certificate to an extent of 203 Sq.yards in Survey No. 295 (New) 58 (Old) situated at Waddepally, Hanamkonda in the name of the sister-in-law of the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Sri Makka Ananada Raju and the surface of the table and the paper between which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered from underneath some papers which were on the table at the instance of Sri Makka Ananda Raju. Sri Makka Ananda Raju is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PENSION ARY BENEFITS OF JUNIOR ASSISTANT WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri Y.V.Narasimha Rao, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Warangal Mandal, Warangal permanently following his conviction by the Court of Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the official of the ACB on 28.04.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for issuing a copy of pahani.

SRI K.VENKATARAMANA RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, ALWALA VILLAGE OF KURNOOL DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri K.Venkataramana Rao, S/o late K.Venkata Rao, age 53 years, Village Revenue Officer, Alwala village of Gonegandla Mandal, Kurnool District was caught red handed at his residence bearing H.No. 1-1895, Gandhi Nagar, Yemmiganur town when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees one thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri M.Bhakta Raju S/o Nadipi Hanumanthu @ Nadipi Anumanna, age 28 years of Alwala village, Gonegnadla Mandal on 09.09.2008 at 12.30 PM for doing official favour of issuance of Pattadar Pass Books to the complainant and his elder brother viz M.Issac. Chemical test conducted on his hands and inner linings of left side chest pocket of his shirt yielded positive results. The bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from his shirt pocket at his instance. The Accused Officer was arrested and is being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

TAHASILDAR, BHEEMADEVARAPALLY MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Sangem Chandralingam,S/o Bal Linagam, age 58 years, Tahasildar, Bheemadevarapally, Mandal and Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office chamber at 14.35 PM on 8.9.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to release the Tractor bearing No. AP 15K 7468 along with the fire wood load” belonging to the complainant which was illegally seized by Sri Sangem Chandralingam. The right hand fingers of Sri Sangem Chandralingam and the inner linings of the left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.15,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Sangem Chandralingam at his instance. Sri Sangem Chandralingam will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, SHAYAMPET (V) & (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kurru Kumaraswamy, S/o Bakkaiah, age 42 years, Panchayat Secretary, Shayampet (V) & (M), Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 3.45 P.M, on 6.9.2008 at Srinidhi IIT Foundation High School, RTC Depot X Road, Hanamkonda, Warangal when he demanded and accepted Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees Four Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to prepare bill towards house rent for the building of the complainant in which a Government Veterinary Hospital is run and to issue a cheque”. Both hand fingers of Sri Kurru Kumaraswamy and left side pant pocket in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 4000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Kurru Kumaraswamy at his instance. Sri Kurru Kumaraswamy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, RANIGUNJ CIRCLE, SECUNDERABAD DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri A.V.Surendra Kumar, former Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, (Registrations), Ranigunj Circle, Secunderabad has been dismissed from service by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB officials on 23.08.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for giving a favorable inspection report with regard to complainant’s shop and for not harassing him in future.

SRI H.VEERABHADRAPPA, SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o THE DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER, ADONI, KURNOOL DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri H.Veerabhadrappa, Senior Assistant, Office of the Divisional Panchayat Officer, Adoni, Kurnool District was caught red handed in his office in Adoni town when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees two thousands) as bribe from the complainant Sri R. Fransis S/o Venkata Swamy, Junior Assistant, Gram Panchayat Office, Nandavaram village of Kurnool district on 06.09.2008 at 12.30 P.M, for doing the official favour of processing the file for regularization of suspension period of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on his hands and inner lining of left side chest pocket of his shirt yielded positive results. The bribe amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from his shirt pocket at his instance. The accused officer is arrested and is being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

REVENUE OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri N.Sanyasaiah Setty, Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o M.R.O, Dumbriguda Mandal, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default of payment of fine, to undergo one month simple imprisonment U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced Sri Sanyasaiah Setty to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above accused officer was trapped on 12.02.2004 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- fro doing official favour of conducting enquiry, processing and giving an enquiry report to M.R.O. for issuing legal heir certificate in favour of complainant’s aunt.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, DISMISSEED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri D.V.Satyanarayana, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh for having been found guilty of the charges framed against him under sections 13(2) read with section 13(1) (c) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and being convicted by the trail court. Earlier, a case was registered against the said Deputy Executive Engineer on the allegations of falsifications of records and misappropriation of Government funds meant for the works undertaken under ‘Employment Assurance Scheme’.

LINE INSPECTOR, A.P.E.P.D.C.LTD., CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri N.Ramana Murthy, Lines Inspector, A.P.E.P.D.C.Limited, Vepada Mandal, Vizianagaram district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Earlier, the said Lines Inspector was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 500/- from Sri G.Joginaidu of Vepada, Vizianagaram district to do an official favour in transferring the electrical meter from old house to new house of the complainant’s mother.

PRINCIPAL, TWO SENIOR ASSISTANTS OF GOVT. I.T.I (MINORITY), KADAPA JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted S/Sri Syed Abdul Khaleel, Principal; T.V.Narayana, Senior Assistant-cum-Storekeeper and A.Ramakrishna Rao, Senior Assistant of Government I.T.I (Minority), Kadapa and sentenced them to undergo one year simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (c) of the P.C. Act, and also sentenced them to undergo one year simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, the Special Judge ordered them to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, a surprise check was conducted by this Bureau from 19.6.1998 to 22.6.1998 over the material stores of the Govt. I.T.I. for Minorities, Kadapa and grave irregularities were found the irregularities included purchase of huge quantity of non specified materials without requisition or consultation of training wing at exorbitant rates causing wrongful loss to the tune of Rs. 18,88,515/-, to the Government exchequer and pecuniary advantage to themselves.

ASST. ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., BACHUPALLY SECTION, KUKATPALLY DIVISION, R.R.DIST IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri Daravath Ramesh, Asst Engineer, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Bachupally Section Kukatpally Division, R.R.District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 12.00 P.M on 04-09-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification at the office of the A.O from the complainant Sri.T. Ramesh, Contractor, A.P.C.P.D.C.L. for showing official favour of releasing of “ Electrical meters” to be installed in flats belonging to M/s Bharat Constructions & Shiva Sai Constructions, Pragathinagar, Kukatpally. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs10,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The relevant file was seized from the office of the A.O. Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TWO POLICE CONSTABLES OF KUSUMANCHI POLICE STATION OF KHAMMAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohd. Dada Kalinder, S/o Saheb John, age 49 years, Police Constable – 778 (Writer of the Police Station) of Kusumanchi Police Station, Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the Police Station at 12.45 P.M. on 2.9.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,000/- (Rupees Six thousand) as bribe from the complainant through Sri S.K.Yunuf, S/o Kasim, age 39 years, Police Constable – 182 of Kusumanchi Police Station, Khammam District for doing an official favour i.e. “to release the seized motor cycle of the complainant pertaining to a theft case”. Both hand fingers of Sri S.K.Yunuf and left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 6,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri S.K.Yunuf at his instance. Sri S.K.Yunuf and Sri Mohd. Dada Kalinder are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

AUGUST - 2008

ACB UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 32 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI VEMULA VISHWANATH, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, TALKAPALLY MANDAL, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT.

Consequent to the trap conducted on Sri Vemula Vishwanath, S/o late V.Keshavulu, 56 years, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Telkapally (M), Mahabubnagar District on 1.5.2008, Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residences of Sri Vemula Vishwanath on the same day at 16-11-16/16/D, Sripuram Colony, Malakpet, Hyderabad and House No. 17-351, Srinagar Colony, Nagarkurnool Town, Mahabubnagar District. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 32 Lakhs. The total assets include 3 plots at Mahabubnagar, 1 Plot at Hyderabad, 2 houses constructed on the two plots mentioned above one at Mahabubnagar and another at Hyderabad, Net Cash of Rs. 75,000/-, National Savings Certificates worth Rs. 2,000/-, Bank balance worth Rs. 35,014 in various banks, FDs in various Banks worth Rs. 3,48,500/- and house hold articles worth Rs. 1,50,740/-. A separate case is registered and investigation is taken up.

SRI MADI PRASADA RAO, WORK INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, VEERAGHATTAM MANDAL, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Madi Prasada Rao, S/o. Yeruka Naidu, age 35 years, work Inspector, Office of the A.P. State Housing Corporation Limited, Veeraghattam Mandal, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Office at 2.30 P.m. on 28-08-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,200/- (Rupees Two thousand two hundred) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of clearing the pending bills W/Rs.10,000/- and for having already paid an amount of Rs.16,000/- to the complainant & his Sister pertaining to “Indiramma Housing Scheme”. The right hand fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of Sri Madi Prasada Rao yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.2,200/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Madi Prasada Rao at his instance. Sri Madi Prasada Rao was arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

FOREST OFFCIALS CONVICTED IN ACB A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 5-8-2008 convicted S/Sri Mir. Mustafa Ali Hasmi, former Forest Section Officer and N. Hanumanthu former Forest Guard, O/o the D.F.O., Flying Squad Division, Hyderabad and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to s uffer 3 months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier they were trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 23.1.2003 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant as a monthly mamool for doing the official favour of not harassing him in carrying on his Saw Mill business.

A.P. TRANSCO ENGINEERS DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

S/Sri D.Y. Durga Prasad. Addl Asst. Engineer and Abdul Saleem, Sub Engineer, Office of the Divisional Engineer, APCPDCL., Ferozguda Section, Secunderabad have been dismissed by the Dept. following their conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, they were trapped by the ACB. Officials on 5-12-2001 when they demanded and accepted bribes of Rs. 4,000/- and Rs. 1,000/- respectively from the complainant to execute the work order and release new service connection to the Firm of the Complainant’s employer.

ASST. MANAGER, A.P.S.R.T.C., MIDHANI BUS DEPOT IS IN A.C.B.NET

Sri A.Rama Krishna Sai, Assistant Manager, A.P.S.R.T.C., Midhani Bus Depot was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at about 8.20 A.M on 28.08.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,000/- as illegal gratification at the residence of the A.O. from the complainant Sri S.Surender, Contractor for showing official favour of processing and recommending for the payment of bills to the tune of Rs. 2,50,000/- in respect of work executed by him. A chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 6,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The relevant file was seized from the office of the A.O. Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH RS. 45,42,100/- BELONGING TO SRI MUKARLA RAGHAVA RAO, REVENUE DIVISIONAL OFFICER, NARASARAOPET DIVISION, GUNTUR DISTRICT.

Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of Disproportionate Assets against Sri Mukarla Raghava Rao, R.D.O. Narasaraopet Division, Guntur District and conducted searches simultaneously at different places covering his office and Residence at Narasaraopet and Residence House bearing No. 23-38-117/4, 13th Lane, A.T.Agraharam, Guntur town on 27.08.2008 which resulted in unearthing of Disproportionate Assets worth Rs. 45,42,100/-. The Assets include three houses at Guntur, one house at Perakalapudi Village of Duggirala Mandal, one house site measuring about 304 Sq.yds. at Chinakakani Village, Guntur District, two house sites near Vijayawada in Janachaitanya Housing Private Limited and 6 acres of Agricultural land at Petluri Palem Village, near Narasaraopet and also ¼ share in Vikas Hygiene Products Packaged Water manufacturing Unit at Narasaraopet town in the name of A.O’s son. All immovable properties are worth Rs. 44,40,500/-. He is also found in the possession of household articles worth Rs. 4,00,000/-, two motor cycles worth Rs. 1,00,000/-, one Ford Icon car worth Rs. 6,50,000/-, gold and silver articles, L.I.C, Postal premiums, Chit fund deposits and Promissory Note worth Rs. 4,11,600/-. All the movable properties worth Rs. 15,61,600/-. Total worth of Assets is Rs. 60,02,100/-. The searches are in progress and some details of Bank balances are awaited. The D.A. possessed by the A.O is to the tune of Rs. 45,42,100/-. The A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada on 28.08.08.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED-RURAL, NIZAMABAD DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Pandari Srinivas, S/o Laxmaiah, age 46 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, AP State Housing Corporation Limited, Rural, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office chamber at 1.30 P.M. on 27.08.08 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3000/- (Rupees Three Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to hand over the Proceedings of promotion issued by the Collector and to take joining report from the complainant “. Inside page of the File in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 3000/- was recovered from the inner pages of the file at the instance of Sri Pandari Srinivas. Sri Pandari Srinivas will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS THE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 44.4 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI P.NAGESWARA RAO, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, P.R. DEPT., KAKINADA

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri P.Nageswara Rao S/o Narayana, Executive Engineer, P.R. Department working at Kakinada and conducted simultaneous searches in Kakinada (E.G.Dist.) and Nellore district over his houses, and in the office of Sri P.Nageswara Rao, Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Kakinada and other houses belonging to his relatives & friends on 27.08.2008 which resulted in unearthing assets worth about Rs. 45 Lakhs. The immovable assets include one house and 14 house sites in Nellore town, Kovur, Muthukur, T.P.Gudur mandals of Nellore district and Chennai totaling Rs. 28 lakhs, as per Documentary value. The market value of the assets would be approximately 1.8 crores. Moveable properties include twelve bank accounts in the names of A.O. and his family members with bank balances over Rs. 6.21 Lakhs; shares of Rs. 1.2 Lakhs; 9 tulas of gold jewellery worth Rs. 80,000/- found at residential house at Kakinada, Net cash of Rs. 60,500/-; one Hero Honda (dawn) worth Rs. 25,000/-; household articles worth Rs. 2,31,500/-; Insurance Policies premium paid upto Rs. 5.14 Lakhs. Thus, total assets to the tune of Rs. 44.5 Lakhs were unearthed during the searches. The searches are in progress. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O are to the tune of Rs. 25 lakhs. The A.O is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Spl. Judge of for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

SRI P.RAMGOPAL RAO, SPL.DY.COLLECTOR, LAND ACQUISITION (INDUSTRIES) R.R. & MEDAK DISTRICTS IN ACB NET.

Following the trap of Sri Ramgopal Rao on 25-8-08 simultaneous searches were conducted at his residence in Aparna’s Senor Valley, Hyderabad and at his office. The searches revealed that the following properties were un-earthed. The A.O. purchased 6 house plots and 88 acres of Agrl. Lands in the shape of following properties. 1 Purchased a plot in MLA colony Road No.12 Banjara Hills, Hyderabad(Plot No.5 B) 1,50,000/- 2 Purchased agricultural land admeasuring 36 acres In Alwal. 40,00,000/- 3 Agricultural land admeasuring 1.20 acres at Siddipet Medak Dist. 1,05,000/- 4 Plot admeasuring 645 Sq.yards at Shaikpet 2,50,000/- 5 Agrl.land 1.29 acres at Vattinagulapally 50,00,000/- 6 Agrl. Land 1.00 acre at Thumkunta 20,50,000/- 7 Agrl. Land 12.5 acres at Thumkunta 97,00,000/- 8 Plot admeasuring 1800 Sq. yards at Shaikpet 97,00,000/- 9 Agrl.land admeasuring 33 acres at Mamidipally of Saroornagar Mandal 35,00,000/- 10 Agrl. Land admeasuring 3.39 acres at Thumki Bollaraum 10,00,000/- 11 Agrl. Plot admeasuring 388 Sq.yards at Shameerpet 97,000/- 12 Agrl. Plot admeasuring 1.08 acres at Keesara 6,49,000/- 13 Agrl. plot No.14 admeasuring 300 Sq. yards at Shaikpet 4,50,000/- 14 Agrl.Plot admeasuring 450 Sq.yards in MLA Colony 1,50,000/- 15 Construction cost of the MLA colony house of AO 30,00,000/- Total Rs. 3,13,51,000/- In addition to the above 1.260 Kgs of gold worth about Rs.7,20,000/-, 7 Kgs of Silver articles worth about Rs.1,00,000/-, a net cash of Rs.1,30,000/-, 2 vehicles Maruthi Zen and Qualies worth about Rs.10,00,000/-, and house hold articles worth about Rs.5,00,000/- was found. The total assets of the A.O. comes to Rs.3,38,06,000/-. On the complaint of Sri R.Bharath Kumar that Sri P.Ramgopal Rao demanded an amount of Rs.80,00,000/- from the complainant and 2 others for de-notifying their lands from acquisition in Kucharam (v), Toopran (M), of Medak District, a case in Cr.22/ACB-CR1/08 u/s 7 of P.C. Act 1988 has been registered on 25-08-2008. As per the directions of Accused Officer Sri Ramgopla Rao on 25-08-2008 at about 3 p.m. the complainant paid his share of Rs.11,00,000/- out of initial part payment of Rs.25,00,000/- (which is to be paid by the complainant and two others) to one Sri Narasimha Rao partner of Park Hotel Nampally, Hyderabad, Sri Krishna Reddy and Sri Sadasiva Reddy, whose lands were also proposed for acquisition, also brought Rs.3.25 and Rs.6.75 lakhs respectively, to pay to Sri Narasimha Rao, as per the directions of the Accused Officer Sri P.Ramgopal Rao. Both the hands of Narasimha Rao, tested positive for phenolphthalein and the bribe amount was recovered at his instance from the Table drawer in the hotel. Sri Ramgopal Rao, previously worked as Asst. Secretary in O/o the C.C.L.A., Hyderabad and as Forest Settlement officer, R.R. District. Many more assets are likely to be unearthed during further investigation.

MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri Yarmala Babu Rao, formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor of Pedakurapadu Mandal, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri Y.Babu Rao, formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor of Pedakurapadu Mandal, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 22.10.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant, a ryot, for doing the official favour of incorporating the details of his possession of 2.80 acres in Kannegandla village from the year 1978 onwards in the relevant land records maintained in the O/o M.R.O, Pedakurapadu, Guntur district.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri D.Ravindra Babu, former Agricultural Officer, Office of the Assistant Director of Agriculture, Hyderabad Urban, Hyderabad on 14.08.2008 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 2500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for three months, each, for the offences U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the A.C.B Officials on 1.8.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the owner of a seeds shop for processing his application for renewal of license for his shop.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, O/o, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, AGRICULTURE, CHENNUR, ADLABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Sunkanna, S/o. Sunkanna, age 37 years, Agricultural Officer, O/o. Assistant Director, Agriculture, Chennur, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Chennur at 1.40 PM on 22-8-08 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/ (Rupees Two Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “for forwarding the application for renewal of Licence of Fertilizer Shop of the complainant “. The left hand fingers of Sri Sunkanna and the paper on which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the Sofa set kept on a paper at the instance of Sri Sunkanna. Sri Sunkanna will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, PALLARUGUDA (V) SANGEM (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Chitia Shyamsiv S/o.Mallesham age 43 years, Village Revenue Officer, Pallaruguda Village, Sangem Mandal, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Jaffer Automobiles, (Hero Honda Service Point), Near Railway under Bridge, Warangal at 10.30 A.M. on 22-8-08 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2000/- (Rupees two thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e., “ to issue pattadar pass book to the complainant “ Both hand fingers of Sri. Chitia Shyamsiv and left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Chitia Shyamsiv at his instance. Sri. Chitia Shyamsiv will lbe arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONER, SIRCILLA VILLAGE & MANDAL KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gorre Rajaiah, S/o Fakeer, age 41 years, Senior Assistant, O/o Municipal Commissioner, Sircilla Village & Mandal, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at Old Bus Station, Sircilla in the late hours on 21.8.08 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to furnish the information under R.T.I. Act with regard to the grant of permission to Smt. Bipasha, w/o Syed Jameel to construct a house in the disputed land”.The Right hand fingers and inner flap of right side pant pocket of Sri Gorre Rajaiah which came into contact with the tainted currency notes yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,500/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Gorre Rajaiah at his instance Sri Gorre Rajaiah was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER, RURAL WATER SUPPLY, PANCHAYAT RAJ, NANDYAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri V.Srinivasa Rao, formerly Assistant Engineer, Rural Water Supply, Panchayat Raj, Nandyal, Kurnool district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 7,000/-. Earlier the Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 19.9.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 7,000/- from a contractor for showing the official favour of clearing the bill of Rs. 2 lakhs due to the contractor.

SUB-TREASURY OFFICER, O/o DISTRICT TREASURY OFFICE, W.G.DIST., ELURU IN ACB NET.

Sri Koka Rama Mohana Rao, S/o Lakshmaiah, 50 yrs., Adi Velama by caste, Sub-Treasury Officer, Office of the District Treasury Office, W.G.Dist, Eluru was trapped by ACB Officials of Eluru Range, Eluru on 21.08.2008 at 13.00 Hrs. when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1800/- from the complainant Sri Pandula Kumara Swamy, S/o Anji Venkateswara Rao, 35 yrs., SC, Kovvali Village, Denduluru Mandal, W.G.Dist. for showing official favour for passing the Subsistence allowance bill of the complainant for Rs. 55,000/- (for 2 months). The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the Accused Officer proved positive and the tainted amount of Rs. 1800/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer. The relevant records were seized from the office of the DTO, Eluru. The Accused Officer was arrested on 21.08.2008 and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 22.08.2008.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1 CRORE (RUPEES ONE CRORE) BELONGING TO SRI SUNKARA REDDY KRISHNA MURTHY, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, O/O. THE COMMISSIONER, HIGHER EDUCATION, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at three places at Cuddapah and two at Hyderabad by A.C.B. Officials over the residential houses & those of the friends of Sri Sunkara Reddy Krishna Murthy, Deputy Director, o/o. the Commissioner, Higher Education, Hyderabad and his office too, on 20.08.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing immovable assets, including ten house sites in Cuddapah (in Cuddapah, Chinnachowk & Railway Kodur areas), one flat and commercial shop in Hyderabad, two sites in Bangalore and one in Madras as well as in Rajahmundry, all worth Rs.75 lakhs. as per Documentary value. Market value of the assets would be over 1.5 crores. Moveable properties include ten bank accounts in the name of A.O. with total bank balances over Rs. 5 lakhs, 350 grams of gold jewellery worth Rs.3 lakhs , (found in Cuddapah) & 420 grams worth Rs.3.5 lakhs found at Hyderabad residence. Net cash of Rs.2.55 lakhs at Hyderabad and Cuddapah residences, one Hyundai Acent and one second hand Maruthi Car both worth Rs.7 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.3 lakhs, Insurance Policies worth Rs.14 lakhs with premium of Rs.1.61 lakhs. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1,00,21,000/- were unearthed during the searches. Investigation continues.A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 79 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI G.MALLAREDDY, E.E., R.W.S. (PANCHAYATH RAJ DEPARTMENT) GUNTUR

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Gangidi Malla Reddy, S/o Laxma Reddy, Age 45 years , Executive Engineer, R.W.S. (Panchayat Raj Dept), Guntur and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office at Guntur and residence at H.No,. 16-2-738/4/5/14/1, S.B.H.Colony, Asmangarh, Malakpet, Hyderabad on 19.08.2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 79 Lakhs (Rupees Seventy nine Lakhs). The assets include two Houses at S.B.H. Colony, Asmangarh, Malakpet, one House at Vaddepally, Warangal Dist, three house plots one each at Kazipet, Vaddepally of Warangal Dist. & one at Karimnagar and about 30 acres of agricultural land at Janagon Mandal, Warangal District etc., immovable properties worth Rs. 60 lakhs. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 45,000/-, Bank balance of Rs. 8,88,711/-, Gold ornaments worth Rs. 1,00,000/-, two cars (One Maruthi Zen and Matiz) worth Rs. 5,50,000/-, one Bajaj Chetak Scooter worth Rs. 16,000/- and household articles worth Rs. 8,00,000/-. Searches also revealed that he had investment of at least Rs. 6 lakhs in M/s Hema constructions, Hanmakonda Warangal District. The movable assets unearthed are worth Rs. 29,99,711/-. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The bank locker of the A.O. has to be opened and searched. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 79,19,711/-. The A.O is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON B.C.WELFARE GIRLS HOSTEL, RAYADURG, ANANTAPUR DIST.

At the same time, another Surprise Check was conducted on the B.C. Welfare Girls Hostel, Rayadurg, Anantapur District where the officials were also alleged to be indulging in irregular practices, Smt. B.Rudramma, Hostel Welfare Officer (Matrine) and her staff were showing the students as present though many of them leave for home on holidays. The attendance was not marked for the days 15, 16 & 17.08.08 (3 days), and on physical verification only 102 students out of 201 girls were found present at the time of surprise check . On verifying the provisions & commodities issue register, excess commodities were found i.e. viz. Rice – 186 kgs; Red grams – 53.295 kgs; Red Chillies – 14.769 kgs; Tamrind – 47.13 kgs; Green gram- 25 kgs; Jaggery – 13 kgs; Sugar – 25 kgs. It was found that maintenance of records was improper. Both these Surprise Checks indicated that the rations are being misused and amount granted by Govt. per head per day was being drawn in the name of absentee students. Suitable action is being initiated against the erring officials.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON B.C.WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL, RAYADURG, ANANTAPUR DIST.

On credible information that the officials of B.C. Welfare Boys Hostel, Rayadurg, Anantapur District were indulging in irregular practices, ACB Staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on 18.08.2008 morning.Sri Chowdaiah, Hostel Welfare Officer and his staff were inflating the strength of boarders on holidays. Out of 157 students only 24 were found present, as most of the students had gone to their respective villages.The attendance was not marked for 157 students for the days 16 & 17.08.08 (holidays), and on physical verification 24 students were found present at the time of surprise check. On verifying the provisions & commodities issue register, there was a shortage of the following commodities viz., Rice-105 kgs; Toor dal – 22.5 kgs; Fried grams – 10 kgs; Pulihora packets – 4 Nos; 3.5 kgs of Green Gram Dal; 1.5 kgs of Zeera; 18 packets of semiya were found short, only for the 17 days of August. Maintenance of records was found to be improper.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER (OPERATIONS) A.P.C.P.D.C.L., NANDIKOTKUR MANDAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.Sahadevudu, formerly Assistant Engineer of A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Nandikotkur Mandal of Kurnool district and presently working in Central Power Distribution Company of A.P.Ltd., at Nalgonda was dismissed from service by the Chairman & Managing director of Central Power Distribution Company of A.P. Ltd., Hyderabad following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad, who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 3,000/-. Earlier the Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 29.9.2003, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,500/- from a resident of Nandikotkur town, for showing the official favour of shifting electricity meter of the flour mill to a new premises.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR AND VILLAGE ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada convicted S/Sri T.Chandrasekhara Rao, M.R.I. and P.Malayadri, Village Assistant O/o M.R.O (Urban), Guntur and sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year each and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- each and in default of payment of fine, they were ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada further sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year each and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- each and in default of payment of fine, they were ordered to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently.Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27.8.2004 when they demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 1,100/- from the complainant for processing his application for issue of legal Heir Certificate for which he applied on 24.8.2004 on behalf of his mother following the demise of his father on 09.08.2004.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, DIMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri K. Ram Mohan Reddy, former Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Mogullapalli Mandal, Warangal district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 16-7-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant to prepare payment of Bill for the works executed by the complainant.

SUB–INSPECTOR AND HEAD CONSTABLE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

S/Sri K. Gopala Krishna, Sub-Inspector of Police CCS and S.A. Kareem Head Constable No.3267 of Bollaram P.S, formerly both belonging to H.M.W.S. & S.B. Police Station. Goshamahal, Hyderabad have been dismissed from service by the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city, Hyderabad following their conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases , Hyderabad. Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 09.11.2000 when they demanded and accepted bribe amounts of Rs.1,000/- and Rs.500/- respectively from the complainant for disconnecting the illegal connection in the name of the sister of the complainant and also for not booking a counter case against the complainant.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED OVER A.P.TRIBAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL JUNIOR COLLEGE FOR GIRLS, RINTHADA, G.K.VEEDHI MANDAL , VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on the hostel and Office of the Principal, A.P.Tribal Welfare Residential Junior College for Girls, Rinthada Villagae, G.K.Veedhi Mandal, Visakhapatnam District on 11.08.2008 at 1500 hours and various irregularities pertaining to Attendance, Menu, Teaching staff, Cash Book entries and Stocks of Provisions were unearthed.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE TAHSILDAR, ATCHAMPET MANDAL OF MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohammad Iqbal S/o Late Mohammad Khaja, age 43 years, Revenu Inspector, Office of the Tahsildar, Atchampet Mandal, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his Office at 1.40 P.M. on 12.08.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees One thousand Five hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “in effecting the partition and changing the name in the records on to the name of wife of the complainant pertaining to their lands”. Both hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of Sri Mohammad Iqbal yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,500/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Mohammad Iqbal at his instance. Sri Mohammad Iqbal is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.07 CRORE BELONGING TO SRI M.SRISAILAM, GAZETTED PERSONAL ASSISTANT (NON-TECHNICAL) TO ENGINEER IN CHIEF PUBLIC HEALTH, A.P., HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Mallaboina Srisailam S/o Lachaiah, age 45 yrs., Gazetted P.A. (Non-Technical) to Engineer in Chief Public Health, A.P., Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Vivekananda Nagar, Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad on 12.08.2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 1.07 Crore. The assets include One House at Vivekananda nagar, Gaddiannaram, Dilsukhnagar, and two apartments viz., one at No. G1, Plot No.3, H.No. 2-2-18/18/3/3, D.D.Colony, Hyderabad and another at Lakdikapool, two house plots at Saraswathinagar, Saidabad and Singareni colony etc., immovable properties worth Rs. 1,78,25,000/-. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 21,000/-, 425 gms of gold worth Rs. 4,00,000/-, 71/2 kgs of Silver articles worth Rs. 15,000/- and household articles worth Rs. 1,70,000/- etc., movable assets worth Rs. 6,36,000/-. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 1,07,68,000/-. The A.O. is being arrested and produced before Honourable Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER SRI PUSULURI VISWANATHA @ VISWANATHAM, S/o VENKATA RAO, MALLEPALLI VILLAGE, GANDEPALLI MANDAL, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri Pusuluri Viswanatha Rao @ Viswanatham, S/o. Venkata Rao, 46 yrs, Village Revenue Officer, Mallepalli Village, Gandepalli Mandal, East Godavari District was trapped by ACB Officials of Rajahmundry on 8.8.2008 at 2.20 PM when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1000/- from the complainant Sri Kantipudi Srinivasa, S/o. Late Sathi Raju, 32 years resident of Peddavedhi Pithapuram Road. Samalkota, East Godavari District for showing the official favour of processing the application of the complainant for issuing the pattadar pass books to the him. The accused officer asked the complainant to keep the tainted amount in a carry bag which he was carrying and also kept the pattadar pass books and the photos of the complainant in the carry bag in his possession. The chemical test conducted on the carry bag from which the tainted amount was recovered yielded positive results. The accused officer was arrested on 8-8-2008 and he will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases Vijayawada on 9-8-2008.

HEAD CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Raja Rao, Head constable 650, Ananadapuram P.S., attached to Madhurawada Out Post, Bheemili Circle, Visakhapatnam district on 30-7-2008. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount he ordered the AO to suffer simple Imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s.13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 7-7-2002 by the Officials of the Anti- Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- for showing official favour of not taking action on the complaint received against the complainant and for not entertaining any complaints on the land belonging to the complainant.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT AND IN CHARGE SUB – REGISTRAR OFFICE OF THE SUB-REGISTRAR, KURNOOL AND A PRIVATE PERSON CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri T.Chinnaiah, former Senior Assistant and in charge sub- Registrar, Kurnool district on 23-7-2008. He was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 3 months, for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment for the offences committed under section 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C Act,1988. Both the sentences of imprisonments were ordered to run concurrently. The Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge convicted Sri G.Hari Babu, one private person also for the offence punishable under Section 12 of the Prevention of Corruption act, 1988 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-, in default of payment of fine to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Earlier Sri T.Chinnaiah, former Senior Assistant and in charge Sub- Registrar, Kurnool demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant through Sri G.Hari Babu, Private person on 10-10-2003 for showing the official favour of issuing the registered document.

FORMER MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR, OFFICE, OF THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, MAHANANDI MANDAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE.

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri G.Vijaya Bhaskara Rao, Mandal Deputy Surveyor, office of the M.R.O, Mahanandi Mandal of Kurnool district. He was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 3 months, for the offence under section 7 of the prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment for the offence committed under section 13(1) (d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonments were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri G.Vijayabhaskara Rao, Deputy Surveyor, Mahanandi Mandal was trapped by the officials of ACB at his residence at Nandyal on 6-08-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of surveying four acres of land assigned in the name of his father.

EXCISE INSPECTOR, O/o,EXCISE INSPECTOR, LUXETTIPET MANDAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gujja Sudhakar Rao, S/o. G.Janardhan Rao, age 57 years, Excise Inspector, O/o. Excise Inspector, Luxettipet Mandal, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Residence at 9.20 A.M. on 7-08-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “ to send an enquiry report to the Excise Superintended, Mancherial for sanction of Toddy License to the society Pertaining to the complainant”. Both hand fingers and inner flap of left side shirt pocket of Sri Gujja Sudhakar Rao which came into contact with the tainted currency, Yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Gujja Sudhakar Rao at his instance. Sri Gujja Sudhakar Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Case, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT AUDIT OFFICER, O/o DISTRICT AUDIT OFFICER, STATE AUDIT, CHITTOOR PUNISHED WITH 10% CUT IN PENSION IN ACB SURPRISE CASE

Sri K.Narasimha Murthy, formerly Assistant Audit Officer and retired as Deputy Director, Office of District Audit Officer, State Audit Chittoor was punished with 10% withholding of pension for five years by the Government following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in an A.C.B. Surprise check case. Earlier, on credible information that the staff of the District Audit Officer, State Audit, Chittoor were collecting mamools from retired officers , the Bureau had conducted a surprise check on the said office on 7.1.2002 and seized the illegally collected amount.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Sudhakar, former Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o M.R.O.,Gundala Mandal, Nalgonda district has been dismissed from service by the Government as he was convicted by the Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 11.08.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2000/- from the complainant, for doing the official favour of inspecting his horticulture lands and reporting to the higher authorities with regard to the loss of crop to enable him to claim compensation from the Government.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, NANDAVARAM (V & M) OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri R.Vijaya Prasad, Panchayat Secretary, Nandavaram (V & M) of Kurnool District was caught red handed at his residence, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 15,000/- (Rupees fifteen thousand only) as bribe from the complainant, Sri G.Nagaraju S/o Battanna of Nandavaram (V) on 05.08.2008 at 05.00 for doing the official favour of issuing ownership & measurement certificate pertaining to ancestral house bearing Dr. No. 2/104 of the complainant of Nandavaram (V). Chemical test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 15,000/- concealed in a magazine was recovered at the instance of A.O. Phenolphthalein test conducted on the magazine also yielded positive result. A.O is arrested and being produced before the Special Court , Hyderabad.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR-I O/o. TAHSILDAR, JAGADEVPUR (M), MEDAK DIST. & VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, ITIKYAL VILLAGE, JAGADEVPUR (M), MEDAK DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Pakala Hanmanth Rao, (AO-1) S/o. P.Venkat Rao, age 52 years, Mandal Revenue Inspector-1,O/o. Tahsildar, Jagadevpur (M) Medak District and Sri Venkata Narsimha Reddy, (AO-2), S/o. Bal Reddy, Village Revenue Officer,Itikyal Village, Jagadevpur (M), Medak District were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at O/o. Tahsildar, Jagadepur (M) Medak Dist. at 11.50 A.M., on 5-8-08 when they demanded and accepted Rs.7,000/- (Rupees Seven thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour for issuing Valuation Certificate for 24 acres of land at Jagadepur Village”. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Pakala Hanmanth Rao Yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test Tainted amount of Rs. 4,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Pakala Hanmanth Rao at his instance. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Venkata Narsimha Reddy Yielded positive result when subjected to Chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Venkat Narsimha Reddy at his instance. Sri Pakala Hanmanth Rao and Sri Venkata Narsimha Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER, KOVVUR, WESTGODAVARI DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada delivered judgment convicting and sentencing the Accused Officer Sri Mohammed Mahaboob Ali, Divisional Panchayat Officer, Kovvur, west Godavari district. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he ordered the Accused officer to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further ordered the AO to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of fine he ordered the AO to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence u/s 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of PC Act, 1988. Earlier the said Divisional Panchayat Officer, was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 12-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from Sri Trimurthulu, Sarpanch of Krishnampalem village for doing the official favour of processing the complainant’s reply to a show cause notice issued by the District Panchayat Officer, Eluru and also to recommend restoration of absolute cheque- drawing power to the complainant.

ASST. COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER , SRI VANGA VENKATA RAO,O/o COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, MANDAPETA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Venga Venkata Rao, Asst. Commercial Tax Officer, Ravulapalem, O/o Commercial Tax Officer, Mandapeta, East Godavari District was trapped by the ACB Officials of Rajahmundry on 02-08-2008 at 1-20 P.M when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 4,000/- from the complainant Sri Dunaboina Srinivasa Rao, S/o Nagisetti, 37 years Podagatlapalli village, Ravulapalem for showing official favour of processing the application form of VAT registration for the Dharani Fertilizers at Mallaiahboddi, Ravulapalem and forwarded to the CTO, Mandapeta for issuing the certificate.The tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered from the cover on the table of the accused. Sri Vanga Venkata Rao, Asst commercial Tax Officer, Ravulapalem,O/o CTO, Mandapeta. He was arrested today A.N. and he is being produced before the Hon’ble special Judge for SPE & ACB Case, Vijayawada on 03-08-2008.

PROHIBITION & EXCISE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B, Hyderabad convicted Sri K.Ranga Reddy, former Prohibition and Excise Inspector, Mobile Task Force, Karimnagar and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer three months simple imprisonment each for the offences punishable under section 7 and 13(2), r/w.13(1) (d) of the Prevention of corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped on 05-07-2002 by officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the owner of a wine shop for doing an officials favour of not booking any case against his shop.

DISTRICT INSPECTOR, O/o, ASSISTANT CONTROLLER-III LEGAL METROLOGY DEPARTMENT, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kanduri Vijaya Sarathy, S/O. Gopala chary, age 43 years, District Inspector, O/o. Assistant controller-III, Legal Metrology Department, Ranga Reddy District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Office at 2.20 P.M. on 2-08-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of completing certain formalities with regard to petrol pump of the complainant situated at Royal Service Station, Vikarabad. Both hand fingers and side pocket of the bag of Sri Kanduri Vijaya Sarathy which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the side pocket of the bag of Sri Kanduri Vijaya Sarathy at his instance.Sri Kanduri Vijaya Sarathy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR, RAMADUGU (M), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Medipalli Ravinder, S/o. M. Narahari age 56 years, Tahsildar, Ramadugu (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Residence at MIGH, Karimnagar Housing Board Colony at 7.50 A.M. on 2-8-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.50,000/- (Rupees Fifty thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to send a report to the Housing Board Corporation. Karimnagar for grant of subsidy under Indira Awaz Yojana Programme”. The Right hand fingers and inner flap of left side shirt pocket of Sri Medipalli Ravinder which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Medipalli Ravinder at his instance. Sri Medipalli Ravinder is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, VENGALARAYASAGAR PROJECT, CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri M.V.R.S Prakasa Babu, Deputy Executive Engineer, Vengalarayasagar Project, Saluru, Vizianagaram district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. He was also ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2000/- from Sri Kante Sankara Rao, Contractor of Vizianagaram to do the official favour of passing the bills pertaining to work, executed by him.

WORK INSPECTOR & DATA ENTRY OPERATOR OF O/o ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, STATION GHANPUR MANDAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Naddepalli Veera Prasad, (AO-1) S/o. Venkata Narsaiah age 32 years, Work Inspector, O/o. Assistant Engineer, A.P. Housing Corporation Limited, Station Ghanpur Mandal, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his Office at 12.00 P.M., on 01.08.08 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the complainant through (A-2) Smt. Surineni Rama Devi, W/o Papa Rao, age 27 years, Data Entry Operator, O/o Assistant Engineer, A.P Housing Corporation Limited, Station Ghanpur Mandal, Warangal District for doing an official favour i.e. “to pass bill for Rs. 12,000/- for the house construction work under Indiramma Pathakam”. The left hand fingers of Sri Naddepalli Veera Prasad (AO-1) and both hand fingers of Smt. Surineni Rama Devi (A-2) and lap top bag in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the lap top bag at the instance of Smt. Surineni Rama Devi. Sri Naddepalli Veera Prasad & Smt. Surineni Rama Devi also being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JULY - 2008

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT OFFICE OF THE SUB-REGISTRAR’S , RENIGUNTA, CHITTOOR DISTRICT

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Sub-Registrar, Renigunta, Chittoor District during the late hours on 30.07.2008. During the surprise check 19 Unauthorsied Document Writers/Private Agents were found in the premises of the said Office with a cash of Rs. 36,035/- in their possession for which they could not give a satisfactory account. Assuming that the above money was collected as bribe from public who had come to the office on various works, the same was seized. Apart from the above cash, an amount of Rs. 7,000/- which was collected as bribe from General Public by the Agent Sridhar, was found hidden in the Photostat Shop of K.Vijayalakshmi, situated adjoining to the Sub-Registrar’s Office and the same was also seized. Thus a total cash of Rs. 43,035/- was seized during the surprise check.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT O/o DISTRICT REGISTRAR & JOINT SUB-REGISTRAR AT SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DIST.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of District Registrar & Joint Sub-Registrar of Medak at Sangaredddy during the late hours on 30.07.2008. During the Surprise Check, an amount of Rs. 22,625/- was seized from the possession of two private agents viz. Sri Kummari Vittal & Sri K.Mallesham. An amount of Rs. 3160/- was seized from the possession of office staff viz. Sri Galaiah & Sri Ramana, both Junior Assistants, Sri V.Anil Kumar and Sri K.Arun Kumar, both Private data Entry Operators for which they could not give a satisfactory account. Assuming that the above money was collected as bribe from public who had come to the office on various works, the same was seized.Thus a total cash of Rs. 25,785/- was seized during the Surprise Check. Attendance Registrar and Personal Cash Declaration Registers of the staff of District Registrar and Staff of Sub-Registrar were also seized.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri B.Swamy, former Junior Assistant O/o the Asst. Social Welfare Officer, Hyderabad has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Junior Assistant was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 19.07.1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for showing official favour of preparing enquiry report early, for sanction of inter-caste marriage incentive award of Rs. 10,000/- and to recommend the case of the complainant to S.C.Corporation, Hyderabad for sanction of Rs. 15,000/- as loan.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT & ASSISTANT DOCUMENT WRITER, O/o SUB-REGISTRAR, ASIFABAD, ADILABAD DIST. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Syed Ameeruddin, (AO-1) S/o Syed Hussain age 53 years, Junior Assistant, O/o Sub-Registrar, Asifabad of Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Office at 11.50 A.M, on 30.07.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the complainant through A-2 Sri Mohd. Tajuddin, S/o Mohd. Shareefuddin, age 38 years, Occupation – Business (Assistant of Document Writer) R/o Asifabad for doing an official favour of delivering two registered house site documents which were registered on 23.7.2008. The left hand fingers and inner flap of left side shirt pocket of A-2 i.e. Sri Mohd. Tajuddin yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Mohd. Tajuddin at his instance. Sri Syed Ameeruddin & Sri Mohd. Tajuddin will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, ANANTHAPUR

On credible information that the officials of Sub-Registrar Office, Ananthapur are indulging in corrupt and irregular practices, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check on 28.07.2008 @ 5.15 P.M. During the Surprise Check an unaccounted amount of Rs. 32,497/- was seized from 9 unauthorsied private persons (document writers) alleged to have been collecting mamools/bribes on behalf of the Sub-Registrar office staff from the parties/persons who come for registration of documents. Unaccounted amount of Rs. 2,150/- was seized from Gulyam Ramakrishna, Data entry operator and also found Rs. 23,485/- lying under the drinking water can in the office premises. A total illegal & unaccounted amount of Rs. 58,162/- was seized during the surprise check. Necessary action is being initiated.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, UYYALAWADA MANDAL OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Idiga Venkata Narasimhulu, Mandal Revenue Inspector of Uyyalawada Mandal, Kurnool District was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees three thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri L.N.Obulesu of Uyyalawada on 28.07.2008 at 7.50 P.M. for doing official favour of processing the application for issue of possession certificate to the complainant’s wife and 3 others. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from his shirt pocket at his instance. A.O is arrested and being produced before the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

FORMER MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR, BATHALAPALLI MANDAL ANANTAPUR DISTRICT WAS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge fro SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad delivered the Judgment on 7.7.2008 in C.C.No. 7/2004 convicting the accused officer Sri A.Chandra Sekhar, former Mandal Deputy Surveyor, Bathalapalli Mandal, Anantapur district. The Honorable Judge sentenced the A.O. Sri A.Chandra Sekhar to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine, he has to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Further the A.O. was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offences u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he has to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences are to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri A.Chandra Sekhar, former Mandal Deputy Surveyor was trapped by the ACB officials on 27.8.2003 at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant, for doing the official favour of surveying his lands.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, D.M & H.O., ANANTAPUR, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri B.Hanumanthu, Senior Assistant, O/o the D.M. & H.O., Anantapur has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Bureau registered a case against B.Hanumanthu and 4 others (retired from service) who made purchases of materials at rates higher than the rates approved by the District Collector, Anantapur and caused pecuniary advantage to a tune of Rs. 2,00,800/- to themselves and corresponding loss to the Government. After completion of investigation of the case, the Bureau sent a report to the Government and then filed charge-sheet against Sri B.Hanumanthu and 4 others in the Special Court where they were convicted.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER, APSPDCL, GUNTUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Nuthalapati Singaiah, formerly Assistant Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Co. Ltd., Guntur district. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he has to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and he further sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (d), r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Nuthalapati Singaiah, formerly Assistant Engineer, APSPDCL, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 28.07.2003 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant Sri Pothuraju Srikanth S/o Rattaiah, Nehrunagar, Guntur for doing an official favour of processing his application for reconnection of electrical service to his Ginning mills.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, APNPDCL, MAKLOOR (M), NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Macha Sadashiv , S/o M.Mallesham, age 36 years, Additional Assistant Engineer, APNPDCL, Makloor (M), Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 11.30 A.M. on 24.07.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3000/- (Rupees Three thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “to erect new transformer at Makloor Village and Mandal in the field of the complainant”. The right hand fingers of Sri Macha Sadashiv and inner flap of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 3000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Macha Sadashiv at his instance. Sri Macha Sadashiv will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 1,39,58,100/- (ONE CRORE THIRTY NINE LAKHS FIFTY EIGHT THOUSANDS AND ONE HUNDRED) BELONGING TO SRI DURGAMPUDI KRISHNA REDDY, MANAGER, HYDERABAD METRO WATER WORKS SUPPLY & SEWERAGE BOARD, MADHAPUR OF KUKATPALLY DIVISION, HYDERABAD.

Investigation has continued pertaining to the houses search of Sri Durgampudi Krishna Reddy, Manager, Hyderabad Metro Water Works Supply & Sewerage Board, Madhapur of Kukatpally Division, Hyderabad, and Sri Ch. Anantha Reddy, Plot No.107, Phase-V, KPHB, Kukatpally who is Brother-in-law of Sri Krishana Reddy. During the searches, several incriminating documents pertaining to movable and immovable properties, and net cash of Rs.78,500/- were seized. After verification of the documents, it was found that Sri D. Krishna Reddy was in possession of assets to the tune of Rs.1,39,58,100/- in the form of huge residential building consisting of Ground + 2 Floors with pent house, one acre house plot in Pragathinagar, Kukutpally Municipality and investment in Sai Krishna and Sai Gayathri constructions owned by his wife and friends. The market value of total assets would be over Rs.3 Crores. He was arrested and produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 22.07.2008 and lodged in Cherlapalli Jail. If there is any more information regarding his assets and those of his family members, or any other related information, please inform on the following phone numbers 9440446123 & 9440446134. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICE, IBRAHIMPATNAM, L.B.NAGAR, HASTINAPURAM, R.R.DIST.

A surprise Check was conducted on the Regional Transport Office premises at Ibrahimpatnam, L.B.Nagar, Hastinapuram, R.R.district on 21.07.08 at 1300 Hrs. an unaccounted amount of Rs. 56,000/- which was illegally collected by the Private Agents appointed by the staff from those who had come for registration of vehicles, issue of driving license, transfer of owner ship, change of address etc., was seized during the Surprise Check. On physical verification, each member staff was found in possession of excess cash than what was declared by him in the Personal Cash Declaration Register. Official documents were found in the custody of private agents who were making transactions outside the office premises. The Surprise check also revealed that some private agents were un-authorisedly working in the R.T.A. Premises. Matter is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON R.T.O. CHECK POST, RENIGUNTA, CHITTOOR DIST.

On credible information that the officials of R.T.O. Check Post, Renigunta, Chittoor District were indulging in corrupt and irregular practices, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check from 04.00 Hrs. to 06.00 Hrs. Sri K.V.L.N.Prasad, AMVI had Rs. 2,070/- excess cash & N.Chakrapani Transport Constable had excess amount of Rs. 70/-. Four unauthorized private persons were found collecting mamools/bribes on behalf of the AMVI from the vehicle operators and they were found in possession of unauthorized cash of Rs. 21,740/-. Additionally, unaccounted cash of Rs. 19,590/- was also found in the office premises. A total amount of Rs. 43,470/- was seized during the Surprise check. Necessary action is being initiated.

SMT VISWANADHAPALLI NAGAVENI, A.C.T.O,O/o C.T.O-II CIRCLE SURYARAO PET, VIJAYAWADA IN ACB NET

On 19.07.2008 at 12.10 Hrs. A.C.B. Officials, Vijayawada Range laid trap against Smt. Viswanadhapalli Nagaveni, A.C.T.O, O/o C.T.O-II Circle, Suryaraopet, Vijayawada when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant Sri Thateneni Srinivasa Rao S/o Koteswara Rao of Vijayawada for doing official favour in issuing VAT Registration Certificate in the name of his brother-in-law Sri B.N.Murthy of Vijayawada. The complainant T.Srinivasa Rao consulted Smt. V.Nagaveni, A.C.T.O, on 19.07.2008 at 11.50 A.M and requested her to issue VAT Registration Certificate. On that she directed the complainant to pay the demanded amount to her Office Subordinate Sri K.Venkateswara Rao. The fingers of both hands of Sri K.Venkateswara Rao yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs. 6,000/- was also recovered from his pant pocket. Unaccounted amount of Rs. 5,870/- was also recovered from the shirt pocket of Sri K.Venkateswara Rao. A.C.T.O Smt Nagaveni and her Office Subordinate were arrested and are being produced before the Hon’ble Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, RURAL WATER SUPPLY & SANITATION SUB-DIVISION, SAROORNAGAR, R.R.DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nami Reddy Madhava Reddy, S/o Venkata Reddy, age 42 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, RWS & Sanitation Sub-Division, Saroornagar, R.R. district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at Saroornagar at 1530 Hrs. on 19.07.08 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand) as bribe from complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to sign in the check measurement book”. Both hand fingers of Sri Nami Reddy Madhava Reddy and inner linings of the left side pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket at the instance of Nami Reddy Madhava Reddy. Sri. Nami Reddy Madhava Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

FORMER INSPECTOR OF POLICE GUDIWADA TOWN, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri S.Satyanarayana, formerly Inspector of Police, Gudiwada town, Krishna District. He sentenced Sri S.Satyanarayana to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 2000/-, and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 6 months, for the offence under section 13(1)(e) r/w 13(2) of P.C Act , 1988. The Special Judge further ordered that the disproportionate assets worth Rs. 6,22,931.25 ps. to be confiscated to the state. Earlier, on reliable information, the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of possession of disproportionate assets against him and after completion of investigation he was charge sheeted before the court.

GOVERNMENT SANCTIONS ONE MORE SPECIAL COURT FOR SPEEDY DISPOSAL OF SPE & ACB CASES

Government of Andhra Pradesh have sanctioned one more Special Court at Hyderabad to try the cases of S.P.E & A.C.B. in addition to the already existing two Special Courts, for speedy disposal of cases. The newly created court of IInd Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad will try the ACB Cases pertaining to Nizamabad, Medak, Warangal, Khammam, Karimnagar and Adilabad districts which were earlier dealt by the Court of Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Government have also issued orders for the transfer of cases of Rajahmundry Range (East Godavari Dist.) from the Court of S.P.E. & A.C.B. cum IIIrd Addl. Dist. Court Visakhapatnam to the court of SPE & ACB-Cum-III Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge Vijayawada to ensure equal distribution of work load between Vijayawada and Vizag Courts on public interest.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.73,50,000/-(RUPEES SEVENTY THREE LAKHS FIFTY THOUSAND) BELONGING TO SRI B. VASUDEVA NAIDU, GENERAL MANAGER (FINANCE), H.M.W.S. & S.B., HYDERABAD & 60 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI D. KRISHNA REDDY, MANAGER, H.M.W.S. & S.B., MADHAPUR DIVISION 9, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT.

1)Simultaneous searches were conducted at Kukatpalli in R.R.District, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residence, office of Sri B. Vasudeva Naidu, General Manager, Hyderabad Metro Water Works and Sewerage Board, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends in Hyderabad and Vizag on 18.07.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including a huge building in Kukatpalli, Ranga Reddy District consisting of five flats and one duplex apartment , three (3) plots and one agricultural land in Srikakulam District and 3 flats in Visakhapatnam, all worth Rs.66 lakhs. Market value of the assets would be approximately 1,50,00,000/-. Moveable properties include bank balances over Rs.36,000/- in the name of A.O. and his family members, 40 tolas of gold ornaments worth Rs.2 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.1 lakh, L.I.C. Insurance policies worth Rs.2,70,000/- and net cash of Rs.1,50,000/-. Total assets to the tune of Rs.73,50,000/- were unearthed during the searches. 2) In continuation of above house search, the residential premises of Sri D. Krishna Reddy, Manager, H.M.W.S. & S.B., Madhapur Division No.9, Ranga Reddy District who is a close friend and close associate of Sri B. Vasudeva Naidu, General Manager was also searched , which is located in K.P.H.B. Colony, Hyderabad. Searches disclosed that Sri D. Krishna Reddy is in possession of one huge lavish house at Kukatpalli, one acre of land in Bachupally village, huge investment in construction business, Swift Car in benami name all worth about Rs.60 lakhs. Action is being initiated against him. Sri B. Vasudeva Naidu, General Manager is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER PUNISHED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K. Orugallappa, former Village Administrative Officer (Retired), Lakshmampalli Village, Settur Mandal, Anantapur district was awarded punishment of withholding of his entire pension and gratuity and other pensionary benefits by the government following his conviction by the ACB Spl. court. Earlier, Sri K.Orugallappa, former Village Adiministrative Officer was trapped by the ACB officials on 8-01-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,500/- from the complainant through his son for doing the official favour of assigning land in the name of Smt. Jayamma, sister of the complainant.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, GUDIWADA MUNICIPALITY,KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Ganti Rama Brahmam, formerly Senior Assistant, Gudiwada Municipality, Krishna district. The special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Ganti Rama Brahmam under section 248(2) of Cr.P.C and sentenced him to undergo Simple Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months. He was also convicted and sentenced to under go simple imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under section 13(2) read with 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- on 12-11-2003 from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the papers relating to commutation of Medical Leave and for dispatching the copy of the order sanctioning periodical increment pertaining to the complainant.

SMT. R.PADMA, CONTRACT EMPLOYEE, H.M.W.S. & S.B. ALWAL, R.R.DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. R.Padma, Contract Employee, H.M.W.S & S.B., Alwal, R.R.District was caught red handed at the office of the Manager, H.M.W.S. & S.B., Alwal Circle, R.R. District, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri B.Mahender Reddy, r/o Macha Bollaram on 16.07.2008 at 4.05 P.M. for doing official favour of processing the complainant’s application for water tap connection for his son’s house in Old Alwal and forwarding the same to higher authorities. Chemical Test conducted on both her hand fingers yielded positive results and bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from her possession at her instance. A.O. has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SRI BONAM LAKSHMI SATYANARAYANA PRASAD, SUPERINTENDENT “B” SECTION, O/o DY. COMMISSIONER, ENDOWMENTS DEPARTMENT, KAKINADA, E.GO. DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Bonam Lakshmi Satyanarayana Prasad, Superintendent “B” Section, Office of the Dy. Commissioner, Endowments Department, Kakinada, East Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials of Rajahmundry on 16.07.2008 evening, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant Sri Vandrasi Sadhu Rao, S/o late Kanakayya, Founder family Member of Sri Ganganamma Ammavari temple, Kothapeta, Vijayawada for showing official favour of processing the budget proposal for the year 2007-08 of Sri Ganganamma Ammavari temple, Kothapeta Vijayawada approved by the Deputy Commissioner and for handing over a copy of the same to the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers and inner linings of left side pant pocket yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Accused Officer by one of the mediators and tallied with the numbers noted in mediators report-1.Sri Bonam Lakshmi Satyanarayana Prasad was arrested on 16.7.2008 and is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of IIIrd Additional District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 17.07.2008.

SR. ASSISTANT, O/O. DY. COMMISSIONER, COMMERCIAL TAXES, CHARMINAR DIVISION, GAGAN VIHAR, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri S. Surya Siva Prasad, Sr. Assistant, O/o. the Dy. Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Charminar Division, 1st floor, Gagan Vihar, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 3.25 P.M on 16-07-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. S. Satyanarayana Murthy, Sr. Assistant (Retd), of the same office for showing official favour of processing the file and giving earned leave encashment proceedings. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered from shirt pocket of the A.O. Accused officer is arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GOVINDAPURAM VILLAGE, LAVERU MANDAL, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kottu Rajappala Naidu S/o. Narsimha Naidu, age 46 years, village Revenue Officer, Govindapuram Village, Laveru Mandal, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Residence on 15-07-2008 evening when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,600/- (rupees One Thousand Six Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing the pattadar pass book to the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri Kottu Rajappala Naidu and the ground on which the tainted currency was thrown yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 1,600/- was recovered from the ground on which the A.O threw the tainted currency. Sri Kottu Rajappala Naidu was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

TECHNICAL WORK INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, DATTIRAJERU MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Ajjala Henry Johnson S/o. Anand, age 42 years, Technical Work Inspector, Office of the A.P. State Housing Corporation, Dattirajeru Mandal, Vizianagaram District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Office on 15-07-2008 evening when he demanded and accepted Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of effecting part payment of Rs.3,05,900/- to the 44 beneficiaries under the Indiramma Housing Scheme of S. Chitalavalasa Village. Both hand fingers of Sri Ajjala Henry Johnson which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 25,000/- placed between the Newspaper bundle on the floor and the wall was recovered at his instance. Sri Ajjala Henry Johnson was arrested and Produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON THE OFFICE OF THE DY. COMMISSIONER, TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT AT KADAPA.

On 14-07-2008 at 1.45 P.M. the D.S.P., ACB, Tirupati Range along with the Inspector, Kadapa Y.Srinivasa Reddy, staff and mediators conducted a surprise check on the office of the Dy. Commissioner, Transport Department Kadapa and seized an amount of Rs.64,880/- from the six agents and also unclaimed amount of Rs.6,500/- with in the office. Sri Ananata Ram Singh, R.T.O. Proddutur is holding additional charge. At the time of surprise check, Administrative Officers Smt.Vijaya Kumari and Sunkanna along with the other staff were present in the office. Similarly another surprise check was conducted on the Driving Test Center, Kadapa by the Inspector, ACB, G.Rajasekhar and Nagaraj of Tirupati, where in unaccounted cash of Rs.48,750/- was seized from the office and an amount of Rs.8,380/- was seized from a private agent Fitness Certificate tests on behalf of MVI Sri Vara Prasad. A report is being sent to the concerned authorities against the erring employees for taking necessary disciplinary action.

SUPERINTENDENT-CUM-DEPUTY TAHSILDAR AND SENIOR ASSISTANT OF O/o TAHSILDAR, KHAMMAM RURAL, KHAMMAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Poosa Sambasiva Rao S/o Ramaswamy, age 47 years, Superintendent-cum-Deputy Tahsildar,O/o Tahsildar,Khammam Rural,Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 13.45 Hrs. on 14.07.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- (Rupees Five thousand) through Sri Gujjeru Manohar,53 years, S/o Manikyam,Senior Assistant, O/o Tahsildar, Khammam Rural, Khammam District as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue ownership certificate for 20 guntas of land for erection of Idea Cellular Company Tower”. Both hand fingers of Sri Gujjeru Manohar and the envelope in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered from the almirah of Sri Gujjeru Manohar at his instance. Sri Poosa Sambasiva Rao and Sri Gujjeru Manohar are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Hon’ble Addl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri G.Daniel, former Asst. Excise Supdt., Nalgonda district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Judge also ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of Rs. 6,75,822/- to the Govt. Earlier during the course of investigation conducted by ACB, the Asst. Excise Supdt. was found in possession of assets worth Rs. 11,55,458/- disproportionate to the known sources of his income.

SRI A.GOPI, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri A.Gopi, Junior Assistant, O/o Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad was caught red handed at the canteen of Directorate of Intermediate Education, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred ) as bribe from the complainant Sri U.Prasad Babu, r/o A.K.Nagar, Nellore District on 10.07.2008 at 4.15 P.M. for doing official favour of preparing fresh marks list for Intermediate exam, getting it signed by the competent authority and issue the same to the Complainant. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 500/- was recovered from left side pant pocket of A.O. at his instance. A.O is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 85 LAKHS BELONGING TO SMT. BHIMAVARAPU SUSEELA,REVENUE INSPECTOR, CIVIL SUPPLIES, O/o TAHASILDAR, GUNTUR DISTRICT.

ACB unearthed Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.85,00,000/- lakhs belonging to Smt. Bhimavarapu Suseela W/o D.Koteswara Rao, Revenue Inspector, Civil Supplies, O/o Tahasildar, Guntur District.Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Smt. Bhimavarapu Suseela, w/o D.Koteswara Rao, age 43 years, Revenue Inspector, Civil Supplies, O/o Tahasildar, Guntur District, on 09.07.2008 at the residence of Smt. B.Suseela, at the shop of her husband, at the house of her father-in-law in Guntur, resulting in unearthing of disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 85,00,000/- (Eighty five lakhs only). The total assets include 2 flats at Guntur, 1 flat at Kukatpalli, Hyderabad, 6 house sites in suburbs of Guntur, 1 Borewell Machine with lorry, 4.60 acres of agricultural land around Guntur, 1 Indica Car, Three Motor Cycles, 1.5 Kgs. of Gold ornaments, 3 Kgs. of Silver articles, cash of Rs. 50,000/- and bank balance of Rs. 71,575/- . Apart from the above properties, Promissory Notes worth Rs. 11,55,000/- were also found in the house of A.O. The A.O. entered into two agreements with Sri K.V.Suresh for purchasing of one Dhaba house and one open house plot and paid Rs. 12,00,000/-. Smt.Bhimavarapu Suseela, w/o D.Koteswara Rao, Revenue Inspector, Civil Supplies, O/o Tahasildar, Guntur, will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

MAJOR PUNISHMENT OF 50% CUT IN PENSION IMPOSED ON FORMER MANAGER, NUZVID MUNICIPALITY CONSEQUENT TO ACB TRAP CASE

Government imposed the punishment of 50% cut in pension for a period of 5 years against Sri P.Rama Mohan Rao, former Manager (now retired) of Nuzvid Municipality, Krishna District basing on the report of the Member, Commissionerate of Inquiries. Earlier, Sri P.Rama Mohan Rao was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from a Record Assistant for showing the official favour of processing the papers relating to drawal of his pay arrears which were due to him.

RECORD ASSISTANT, GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE, HUZURABAD OF KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kondaparthi Kisan, S/o Narayana, age 57 years, Record Assistant, Govt. Degree College, Huzurabad of Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at Jammikunta Village & Mandal of Karimnagar District at 1840 Hrs. on 08.07.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour i.e. “ to deliver the cheque pertaining to S.C scholarship to the complainant’s sister”.Both hand fingers of Sri Kondaparthi Kisan when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 1000/- was recovered from the left hand of Sri Kondaparthi Kisan at his instance. Sri Kondaparthi Kisan was arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

GAMPALABOYINA GOVINDA RAO , SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KOTANANDURU POLICE STATION E,G.DT. IN ACB NET

On 8-7-2008 at 16-15 hrs. Sri Gamapalaboyina Govinda Rao, S/0 Venkata Rao, 40 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Kotananduru Police Station E.G. Dist. was trapped by ACB officials, Rajahmundry Range, when he demanded a bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant Sri Penumatchu Narsinga Rao S/o Rama Rao, agriculturist Laxmidevipeta village, E.G. Dist. and received the amount through his Home Guard Sri Surla Dorababu S/o Ram Babu, H.G.No.21, Rajahmundry for showing official favour for taking action on the report of alleged assault presented by the complainant on 22-6-2008 at 1200 hrs. and also for not taking any action in opening a Rowdy sheet against the complainant.The tainted currency of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the Home Guard Sri Surla Dorababu (Accused Officer No.2) who is present at the residence of the Accused Officer No.1. Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the Accused Officer No.2 yielded positive result and the tainted currency was recovered from the right side hip pocket of the pant of the Accused Officer No.2.Both the Accused Officers No.1 & 2 were arrested on 8-7-2008 and will be produced before the Hon’ble Court of III rd. Addl. Dist. & Secession cum Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 09-07-2008

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY , BALIGHATTAM GRAM PANCHAYAT, NARSIPATNAM MANDAL, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Payala Gopala Rao, S/o Late Surya Rao, age 43 years, Panchyat Secretary, Balighattam Gram Panchayat, Narsipatnam Mandal, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at Balighattam Gram Panchayat at 1430 Hrs. on 07.07.2008 when he demanded Rs. 1500/- and accepted Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “to approve the building plan of the complainant’s Sister Allu Nagamani”. The left hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of Sri Payala Gopala Rao when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 500/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Payala Gopala Rao at his instance. Sri Payala Gopala Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

FOREST OFFICIAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri G.Nageswara Rao, former Sub-Divisional Forest Officer, Mahaboobabad, Warangal district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh after an enquiry by the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P. Hyderabad. Earlier, the Sub-Divisional Forest Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 6.3.1997 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1,00,000/- from the Managing Director of Granite Company for showing official favour for not causing harassment in his legal mining operations. After completion of investigation by ACB, Govt. placed the accused officer on his defense before the T.D.P. A.P, Hyderabad.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER AND SUB ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri D.Y.Durga Prasad, former Additional Assistant Engineer and Sri Abdul Saleem, former Sub-Engineer, Office of the Divisional Engineer (Elec & Operations). Circle-VI, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Secunderabad and sentenced each of them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for three months, each, for the offences u/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier they were trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 5.12.2001 when they demanded and accepted bribes of Rs. 4,000/- and Rs. 1,000/- respectively from the complainant to execute the work order and release new service connection to the Firm of the Complainant’s employer.

SRI BUSI DAIVA VARA PRASAD, SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, VEERAVASARAM OF WEST GODAVARI DIST. IN ACB NET

On 3.7.2008 Sri Busi Daiva Vara Prasad, S/o Late Sundara Rao, 53 years, S.I. of Police, Veeravasaram P.S., Palakole Circle, West Godavari District was trapped by A.C.B. Officials of ACB, Eluru range, Eluru when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 600/- from the complainant Sri Reddy Bala Nageswara Rao, Health Supervisor, Primary Health Centre, Lankalakoderu, Palakol Mandal, W.G.District for showing the official favour of not arresting the complainant and two others in Cr No. 62/06 U/s 141,283,311,353 r/w 147 IPC of Veeravasaram P.C in which bail was already granted to the complainant and two others. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results and the money was recovered from the fist of the Accused Officer. The Accused Officer was arrested on 3.7.2008 and will be produced before the Honorable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 4.7.2008.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S.K.Prabhakar Rao, formerly Junior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Kurnool has been dismissed from Government service by the Department as he was convicted by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of three months for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. ii) Further the Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of there months for the offence under section 13(1)(d) read with 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier he was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 7.2.1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from a resident of Kurnool for accepting and recommending the issue of Residential Certificates.

SUB-INSPECTOR AND HEAD CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted S/Sri K.Gopala Krishna, former Sub-Inspector of Police and S.A.Kareem, former Head Constable No. 3267, both O/o Executive Engineer, O & M Division-III, H.M.W.S. & S.B Police Station, Goshamahal, Hyderabad and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Prl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad further sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment which were ordered, shall run concurrently. Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 9.11.2000 when they have demanded and accepted bribe amounts of Rs. 1000/- and Rs. 500/- respectively from the complainant for disconnecting the illegal connection in the name of the sister of the complainant and also not booking a counter case against the complainant.

STOPPAGE OF PENSION IN FULL PERMANENTLY BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders imposing the punishment of stoppage of 100% of pension in respect of Sri P.Sambasiva Rao, Bill Collector, 8th ward, Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam following his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam, in a trap case. Earlier the above Accused Officer was trapped on 4.10.2002 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- for returning the Municipal House Tax pass Book and the receipt of House tax paid.

MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER, BALANAGAR, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IS IN ACB NET

Sri M.Lalsingh, Mandal Educational Officer, Balanagar Mandal, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 9 A.M. on 02.07.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Eslavath Harilal, S.G.T., Gudibanda Thanda, Balanagar (M), Mahaboobnagar District at A.O’s residence, Subhashnagar, Mahaboobnagar for showing official favour of pay fixation of P.R.C. 2005 of S.G.T. Teacher and releasing of arrears of the complainant. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered from shirt pocket of the A.O. Accused officer is arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

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ASSISTANT ENGINEER A.P.N.P.D.C.L. , NIZAM SAGAR, 33/11 KV SUB-STATION, ATCHAMPET OF NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mothukupally Harish Kumar, S/o Satyanarayana, age 27 years, Assistant Engineer, A.P.N.P.D.C.L., Nizam Sagar, 33/11 KV Sub-Station, Atchampet of Nizamabad district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 4.00 PM on 30.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to give electrical poles to the complainant”. Table cloth and the place on which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the table beneath the table cloth at the instance of Sri Mothukupally Harish Kumar.Sri Mothukupally Harish Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS AGAINST OFFICIALS OF EXCISE DEPARTMENT, HYDERABAD

On credible information that the officials of Excise Department of Rajendra Nagar Range, Medchal, Dhoolpet, Saroornagar, Hyderabad and Secunderabad, are indulging in corruption activities, simultaneous surprise checks were conducted in three places in the premises of Excise Commissioner Complex, M.J.Market, Hyderabad at 1.00 P.M. on 30.06.2008 and found excess cash of Rs. 1,37,300/-. The amount was collected by the officials of Excise Department for issue of new excise licenses, renewal of bar and restaurant licenses and also wine shops. During the course of surprise check also found deficit Government cash of Rs. 35,500/- with the Junior Assistant Sri V.Samuel. Total amount of Rs. 1,37,300/- illegally collected by the Officials of Excise Department has been seized by the A.C.B. Officials. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE CONSEQUENT TO CONVICTION IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt. Syed Dildar Begum, Senior Assistant working in the Office of the Executive Engineer, A.P.Housing Board, Vijayawada division was dismissed from service consequent to her conviction by the Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Earlier the said Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of ACB when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from Sri Sistla Poornachandra Joshi of Bhavanipuram, Vijayawada for doing the official favour of handing over the original registered document of his house allotted by the Housing Board.

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER OF SINGARENI COLLIERIES DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Chairman & Managing Director, Singareni Collieries Company Ltd., Kothagudem, Khammam district dismissed Sri N.Viswanadham, Deputy General Manager, Singareni Collieries Company Ltd., Gowthami Khani, Khammam district from service, pursuant to his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The deputy General Manager was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B. on 4.10.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from a contractor for providing blasted earth/stone/rock and sufficient area for operation to undertake contract work.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT - CUM - RECORD KEEPER, O/o TAHASILDAR, PULKAL (M), MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gangadhari Nagaiah S/o G.Lakshmaiah, age 53 years, Junior Assistant-cum-Record Keeper, O/o Tahasildar, Pulkul (M), Medak district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Office Record Room at 11.10 A.M. on 28.06.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 600/- (Rupees Six Hundred Only) as bribe from the Complainant for doing an official favour i.e., “to write Pahanies, Faisal Patti & ROR and to get the signature of tahasildar”. Both hand fingers and inner flap of left side shirt pocket of Sri Gangadhari Nagaiah yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 600/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Gangadhari Nagaiah at his instance. Sri Gangadhari Nagaiah is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, DOSURU (V), ATCHUTHAPURAM (M), VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Masavarapu Satya Rao S/o Mutyala Naidu, age 56 years, Village Revenue Officer, Dosuru (V), Atchuthapuram (M), Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at Sun Drive Industrial Filling Station at Maduthuru Junction, Cheemalapally (V), Atchuthapuram (M), Visakhapatnam District at 11.40 A.M. on 28.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) as bribe for doing an official favour i.e “to prepare and process pattadar pass book in favour of the maternal uncle of the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Masavarapu Satya Rao and the floor of the Petrol Bunk when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the floor of the Petrol Filling Station where Sri Masavarapu Satya Rao threw the tainted amount when he saw the ACB Officials. Sri Masavarapu Satya Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

REVENUE OFFICIALS FACE PROSECUTION FOR ISSUING FALSE AGRICULTURAL INCOME CERTIFICATES IN ACB CASE

This Bureau registered an Assets case against Sri K.Siva Prasada Rao, DFO, (P&E) Srikakulam for being in possession of disproportionate assets to his known sources of income. The accused officer in order to save himself from prosecution had obtained false and exaggerated Agricultural Income Certificates from the MROs. These certificates were prepared by the MROs in connivance with the concerned Mandal Revenue Inspectors to save the accused officer in the disproportionate assets case. It had been the experience of the Bureau that many Accused Officers in Disproportionate Assets cases were hoodwinking the law by furnishing false certificates of local Revenue Officers. Hence, the bureau decided to take opinion of experts and also to proceed against government servants who furnish false certificates. The genuineness of the certificates was verified by the Bureau by consulting the Agricultural Market Committee, Agricultural Extension Officer, Assistant Cane Commissioner and local witnesses. The Bureau also jointly inspected the fields in the presence of the Mandal Revenue Inspectors, Mandal Surveyor, Agricultural Extension Officer and the accused officer. The average yield particulars for the relevant period and the cost of cultivation per acre for the same period as claimed by the accused officer was arrived at and the actual Agricultural Income was calculated. The AO had claimed Rs. 5,60,000/- as Agricultural Income on the name of his wife and Rs. 12,00,000/- on self based on the false and exaggerated certificates issued by the MROs whereas the actual income was Rs. 1,61,924/- (wife) and Rs. 1,90,865/- (Self) respectively. The Bureau, accordingly sent a report to government recommending prosecution of these Revenue Officers also for furnishing false certificates. Based on the report of the Bureau the Govt. accorded sanction for prosecution of the following MROs and Mandal Revenue Inspector in the Special Court of Anti-Corruption Bureau. (1) Sri K.Lokeshwar Rao, MRO, Palakonda Mandal (2) Smt. Y.V.Padmavathi, MRI, Palakonda Mandal (3) Sri V.Dollapadu, MRI, Regadi Amadala Valasa Mandal (4) Smt P.Arunavathi, MRI, Palakonda.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.12 CRORES (ONE CRORE TWELVE LAKHS RUPEES) BELONGING TO SRI MOHAMMED AMEENUDDIN, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYATH RAJ, ASIFABAD, ADILABAD DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted in Hyderabad, Asifabad of Adilabad District and at other places by A..C.B. Officials over the residential house, office of Sri Mohammed Ameenuddin, Executive Engineer, Panchayath Raj, Asifabad, Adilabad District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 25.06.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one palatial, lavishly furnished residential building at Golden Heights colony, Upparpalli, Rajendranagar, R.R. District, (with a lift inside the house, Solar heating, steam/sauna facility) eleven (11) plots in and around Hyderabad, worth Rs. 64,73,410/- as per Documentary value. Market value of the assets would be approximately Rs. 2.5 crores. Movable properties include five (5) bank accounts in the name of A.O. and his family members names with total bank balances over 9,49,000/-, 195 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs. 3,48,900/-, 2004 model Scorpio car worth Rs. 6 lakhs, 2006 model Honda Activa motor cycle worth Rs. 44,000/-, household articles worth Rs. 21,31,820/-, investments in Cyber Matrix Enterprises (Pvt) Limited Company worth Rs. 6 lakhs and net cash of Rs. 1,19,380/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 1,12,66,653/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. was arrested and being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TOWN PLANNING OFFICIALS PUNISHED IN ACB CASES

Government of Andhra Pradesh has dismissed Sri P.S.Ramakrishna Rao, former Architectural Draughtsman, O/o Director, Town & Country Planning, Hyderabad from service and also withheld the pension and gratuity in full of S/Sri N.Radha Kishan, former Director of Town & Country Planning, Hyderabad and P.Brahmam former Municipal Commissioner, Kakinada following their conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The accused earlier submitted proposals for according sanction for construction of residential apartments and regularization of violations, undervaluing the panel amount, thereby causing a pecuniary loss of Rs. 77,08,575/- to the Government.

SRI K.CHENNA REDDY, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICER, YEMMIGANUR OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri K.Chenna Reddy working as Junior Assistant in office of the Sub-Registrar Officer, Yemmiganur of Kurnool District was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.Nagaraju of Nandavaram (V) on 26.6.2008 @ 1.30 pm for doing official favour of issuing Encumbrance Certificate & Copy of Registered deed. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, contents of shirt pocket, and inner lining of shirt pocket, yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from his left side chest pocket of his shirt at his instance. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 31 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI DANTURI NARSAIAH GOUD, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, BHONGIR MANDAL, NALGONDA DISTRICT

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Danturi Narsaiah Goud, S/o late Venkaiah Goud, age 43 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P.State Housing Corporation Limited, Bhongir Mandal, Nalgonda District on 26.6.2008 at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad and his relatives houses at Rajendranagar, RR District and Miryalaguda, Nalgonda District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over 31,00,000/- (Rupees Thirty One Lakhs Only). The total assets include 15 (Fifteen) plots – i.e. 4 (Four) plots in Rangareddy District and 11 (Eleven) plots at Miryalaguda, Nalgonda District, 1 (One) House at Miryalaguda, Nalgonda District, 7 (Seven) Acres of land at Nalgonda District in different places, 1 Motor Cycle (Splendor) and Bank balance worth Rs. 93,507/- in various Banks. Sri Danturi Narsaiah Goud is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT INTEGRATED CHECK POST, ZAHEERABAD,MEDAK DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Integrated Check Post at Zaheerabad , Medak District on 25-06-2008 at 3.30 A.M. Unaccounted amount of Rs.21, 330/- (Rupees Twenty one thousand three hundred and thirty only) was seized from the office of AMVI at RTA Check Post and Rs.4,040/- was seized from the office of ACTO at Commercial Tax Check Post. Tax Collection Register, Charge Hand Over Register, Attendance Registers were also seized from both the officers for further verification.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON THE OFFICE OF A.P. STUDY CIRCLE FOR BACK WARD CLASSES RAJAHMUNDRY.

On credible information that the officials of A.P.Study Circle for B.Cs Office Rajahmundry are including in corrupt activities, a surprise check was conducted at 11.45 A.M to 6.30 P.M on 24-06-2008 by the A.C.B. Officials of Rajahmundry Range, Rajahmundry. During the surprise check the following lapses were found. (1) The Director, Accountant and others had drawn an amount of Rs.2,34,000/- on the names of faculty members who are non existing.(2) Eight Government employees were also admitted in the study circle by violating the rules and regulations though they are not eligible. (3) Excess amount of Rs. 15,750/- was drawn towards office rent, though the office was shifted into Government building. (4) Proper records showing the list of boarders and the mess registers were not maintained.The relevant records for the above allegations were seized in the presence of the mediators for the purpose of investigation. Records are under scrutiny.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON OFFICE OF THE M.P.D.O., VELDURTHY

On credible information about misappropriation of N.R.E.G.S (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) funds in Cherlakothur Village, Veldurthy Mandal, Kurnool District. Surprise check was conducted by D.S.P., A.C.B, Kurnool with his staff along with mediators on the O/o M.P.D.O., Veldurthy on 23.06.2008. Verification of relevant records i.e. Muster rolls, Cash Books and Cheque issue Registers and examinatikon of wage-seekers in the village revealed that, an amount of Rs. 1,17,940/- was drawn and misappropriated by impersonation on the names of 47 wage-seekers by the field staff viz. Mahesh(mate) Dhana Lakshmi (field Asst.) Lakshmi Devi (Technical Asst.) , Rama Krishna Rao (APO) with the connivance of Smt K.Kalavathi, M.P.D.O., Veldurthy and Sri Yellappa, Branch Post Master, Govardhanagiri Village, Veldurthy Mandal. Enquiry is under progress.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.34 CRORE BELONGING TO SRI PUSALA KASHINATH, SUPDT. ENGINEER, HANDRI NIVA SRUJALA SRAVANTHI, CIRCLE 3, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, MADANEPALLI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT.

The Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Pusala Srinivasa Kashinath, Supdt. Engineer, Handriniva Srujala Sravanthi Circle-3, Irrigation Dept., Madanepalli, Chittoor District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence of the A.O. at Madanepally, Tirupathi and daughter of the A.O’s house at Hyderabad. The disproportionate assets possessed by the A.O estimated to be about Rs. 1 crore 34 Lakhs (One crore thirty four lakhs only). The assets include two houses at Tirupathi worth over Rs. 1 crore, Gold ornaments of 677 grams worth over 6,76,000/-. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 1.80 lakhs, one Santro car worth over Rs. 4 lakhs and one Ambassador car worth over Rs. 3 lakhs, bank balances of Rs. 21,66,679/-, investments in chits, debentures money lending of Rs. 11,02,000/-. The searches are in progress. Some more details of bank balances are awaited. The inventory of house hold articles has to be carried out. The accused officer is being arrested and produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B., Nellore. The case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KUSARLAPUDI (V), ROLUGUNTA (M), VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Pilla Gulla Suresh, S/o. P.Kanakaiah, age 45 years, Village Revenue Officer, Kusarlapudi (V), Rolugunta (M), Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Sarada Nagar, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam District at 9.00 A.M. on 24-06-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand Only) as bribe for doing an official favour i.e., “To issue new pattadar pass book in favour of the complainant and his brother “. Right hand fingers of Sri Pilla Gulla Suresh and the Claim Form in which the tainted amount was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was recovered from the residence of Sri Pilla Gulla Suresh kept on the cot beneath the pillow in a Claim form at his instance. Sri Pilla Gulla Suresh is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal special Judge for S.P.E & Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 53.90 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI P.DAYAKAR REDDY, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DIVISION, GUDUR OF NELLORE DISTRICT

In continuation of Press note released yesterday, the A.O. Sri P.Dayakar Reddy’s assets amounted to Rs. 41,60,000/- on initial search. In addition to this, two bank lockers were opened today i.e. on 21.6.2008 and cash of Rs. 12,30,000/- and 1 ½ kgs Gold ornaments were found bringing the total amount of D.A. unearthed to Rs. 53,90,000/-. It was also found that the A.O’s wife and his son were partners in 1.8 crores Srivari Enclave Venture consisting of 31 flats and A.O’s wife is also a partner in Harinath Construction Company. It is also suspected that the A.O’s family has a share in Srivari Paradise, which may amount to another Rs. 60,00,000/-. Case is under investigation.

HEAD CONSTABLE OF SULTANABAD POLICE STATION KARIMANAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gulam Muzahid Pasha, S/o Gulam Murtuza, age 48 years, Head Constable - 1310, Sultanabad P.S., Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at 3-98/2/A, Swapna Colony, Sultanabad P.S., Karimnagar District at 8.45 A.M. on 21-06-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,500/- (Rupees Three Thousand Five Hundred Only) as bribe for doing an official favour i.e., “not to register a petty case against the complainant”. Both hand fingers and kerchief of Sri Gulam Muzahid Pasha yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3, 500/- was recovered from the Hand Kerchief held in the Left Hand of Sri Gulam Muzahid Pasha at his instance. Sri Gulam Muzahid Pasha is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI S.RAJSEKHAR, TOWN PLANNING BUILDINGS OVERSEER (BUILDING INSPECTOR) OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, ANANTAPUR IN ACB NET.

Sri S.Rajasekhar, Town Planning Building Overseer ( Building Inspector ) of O/o the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Anantapur was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,500/- (Rupees one thousand five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant, Sri M.Ramamurthy on 20-6-2008 at 17.30 hours for doing official favour of getting approval of the building plan of Smt. Vakula Devi, W/o Venkata Naidu, Vijayanagar Colony, Anantapur Town. The Chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O and cotton swab rubbed on the file where the tainted amount was kept by him, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered at his instance. The A.O was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS, ASSETS WORTH RS.40,20,000/- BELONGING TO SRI P.DAYAKARA REDDY (E.E. IRRIGATION, GUDURU) AND HIS FAMILY MEMBERS

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Nellore and Chennai by ACB officials over the residential houses of Sri P. Dayakar Reddy, Saraswathi Nagar, Nellore and houses belonging to his close relatives and friends namely Sri N. Venugopal Reddy (Brothe- in- law) Srivari Enclave, Nellore Sri K. Hari Prasad Reddy (Friend) Srivari Paradise, Nellore and P. Deepthi (daughter) at Chennai on 20-06-2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets total 6 plots and 2 houses in Nellore & Gudur. AO’s wife and son are partners in a 1.8 crore venture Srivari Enclave consisting of 31 flats & AO’s wife is also a partner in Harinath construction company. AO’s family is also suspected to have a share in Srivari Paradise. All this is under investigation Movable Assets include 9 bank accounts in the name of AO, his son P.Harshavardhan Reddy & his wife Smt P.Krishna Kumari, with total bank balances of Rs.1,56,000/- 7 ATM Credit Cards in the name of AO, AO’s wife and AO’s son are traced. In addition to this two bank lockers in the name of AO’s wife were also traced and 115 grams gold jewels were seized from the residence along with 3 Kgs silver articles. Furthe 393 grams gold jewellary was found in the house of P.Deepthi (AO daughter ) at Chennai. The two bank lockers in the name of AO’s wife are yet to be opened. Seven Promissory notes were found in the name of AO’s wife for Rs.8,60,000/-. Indica Car 2008 model worth Rs.4,00,000/- Ind Suzuki model 1985 worth Rs.8,000/- and House hold articles worth Rs.3,00,000/- Insurance policies worth Rs.1,00,000/- and net cash Rs.93,000/- were also found.Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.40,20,000-00 were unearthed during the searches, excluding property share in the Srivari Ventures. In addition to this in the house search of P. Venugopal Reddy, Srivari Enclave Rs.17,50,000/- cash was found in the house and a bank locker was also traced. P. Venugopal Reddy informed to the team that Rs.12 to 15 lakhs cash and 40 tulas gold was also in the locker at SBI, personal Banking Branch, Nellore. Income Tax authorities, Nellore have been informed about this cash and bank locker and they are initiating action as per the Provisions of Income Tax Act. AO is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF ENDOWMENTS, KADAPA JAILED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Kadapa Ramthu, Junior Assistant, Office of Assistant Commissioner of Endowments, Kadapa and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 24.3.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing the file relating to the above Devasthanam and also handing over of proceedings of the Assistant Commissioner, Endowments department, Kadapa to facilitate withdrawal of Rs. 15,000/- by him.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, NOW CAMP CLERK TO CHAIRMAN, ZILLA PARISHAD, SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Desaipeta Prabhakar, S/o Krishna Murthy, age 46 years, Office Superintendent in Panchayat Raj now Camp clerk to Chairman, Zilla Parishad, Sangareddy, Medak District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at 20.00 Hrs. on 18.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of “forwarding the file pertaining to the transfer of complainant to Chairman, Zilla Parishad”. Both hand fingers of Sri Desaipeta Prabhakar when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the house of A.O. at his instance. Sri Desaipeta Prabhakar was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, BHIMABOYINAPALEM VILLAGE, MAKAVARAPALEM MANDAL, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Reddy Appala Naidu, S/o Simmanna, age 45 years, Village Revenue Officer, Bhimaboyinapalem Village, Makavarapalem Mandal, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Temporary Office at Bhimaboyinapalem Village, Makavarapalem Mandal, Visakhapatnam District at 1600 Hrs. on 18.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour i.e “to process the pattadar passbook of the complainant”. Both hand fingers and inner lining of right side pant pocket of Sri Reddy Appala Naidu when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Reddy Appala Naidu at his instance. Sri Reddy Appala Naidu is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

WORK INSPECTOR, O/o THE DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, BHIMADOLE, W.G.DIST. IN ACB NET

On 18.6.2008 at 12.45 Hrs. Sri Yedla Srinivasa Rao, Work Inspector, Office of the Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Bhimadole, W.G. District was trapped by ACB Officials of Eluru Range, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant Sri T.Srinivasa Rao, 34 yrs., contractor, resident of Dwaraka Tirumala, W.G. Dist for showing official favour of preparing the bills basing on the M.Books entrusted by A.E, PR, Bhimadole for the works executed by the complainant, the construction of building for Anganwadi at Kodigudem, Bhimadole Mandal, W.G. District. The chemical test conducted on both the hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result and the tainted amount was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer. The chemical test conducted on the shirt pocket of the A.O. also yielded positive result. Connected records were seized from the AO when produced by him. The Accused Officer was arrested on 18.6.2008 and being produced before the Honourable Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE & HEAD CONSTABLE OF KHELLA GHANPUR POLICE STATION, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Ramineni Ramesh, S/o Vishweshwar Rao, age 31 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Khella Ghanpur P.S., Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at Ghanpur Police Station at 2.2.0 P.M on 17.06.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) as bribe through Sri Yenike Yadagiri, S/o Kistaiah, 27 years, Head Constable, Khella Ghanpur P.S., Mahabubnagar District who received the bribe amount on the instructions of Sri Ramineni Ramesh from the Complainant for doing an official favour i.e. to deposit the tractor and trailer belonging to the complainant which was seized in Crime No. 33/08, dtd. 10.6.2008, in the court. Both hand fingers and inner lining of right side pant pocket of Sri Yenike Yadagiri yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Yenike Yadagiri at his instance. Sri Ramineni Ramesh and Sri Yenike Yadagiri are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government have issued orders withholding the entire pension and gratuity and other pensionary benefits of Sri K.Laxmi Narasimha Rao, former Village Administrative Officer, Deshaipet Village, Warangal district following his conviction by the court of Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 12.1.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant to show the official favour of issuing adangal pahani for the year 2000-2001 and securing the old pahanies from the Mandal Revenue Officer, Warangal Mandal.

UPPER DIVISION REVENUE INSPECTOR AND ATTENDER-CUM-BILL COLLECTOR, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri G.Rajasekhara Rao, former Upper Division Revenue Inspector and Sri Rasheed Mohiuddin, former Attender-cum-Bill Collector, Warangal Municipal Corporation, Warangal have been dismissed from service by the Commissioner, Warangal Municipal Corporation following their conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, they were trapped by officials of ACB on 19.12.2001 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for reducing Municipal tax on his building.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, JAMMALAMADUGU OF KADAPA DISTRICT

On credible information that the officials of Sub-Registrar Office, Jammalamadugu of Kadapa District are indulging in corrupt and irregular practices, ACB staff along with official mediators conducted a surprise check at 4.30 P.M on 16.6.2008. Illegal amount collected from persons over and above the prescribed registration fee, worth Rs. 35,155/- was seized from 8 agents. One unauthorized private person was also found working as computer operator for doing official work. Appropriate action is being initiated against the Sub-Registrar Officer and other office staff for encouraging such malpractices.

ASST. DIRECTOR (ADMN), GOVERNMENT GENERAL HOSPITAL, GUNADALA, VIJAYAWADA IN ACB NET

On 13.6.2008 at about 1.00 PM, the accused officer Sri Doddigarla Prakasa rao, aged 37 years, S/o late Sri D.Prakasa Rao, Assistant Director (Admn), Government General Hospital, Gunadala, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist. was caught red handed in his Chamber situated in Administrative wing of casualty Block, Govt. Genl.Hospital, Vijayawada, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 780/- from the complainant Sri. Kokkeragada Kannaiah, age 26 years, S/o Sri. K.Purushotham, Gunadala, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist. Electrician (Contract basis) in Govt. Genl.Hospital, Gunadala, Vijayawada for sanctioning the electrical work pending bill of Rs. 3,000/- pertaining to complainant’s wife Smt. Sravanthi. The tainted amount of Rs. 780/- was recovered from the wearing shirt pocket of the A.O. Sodium Carbonate Solution Test conducted on right hand fingers and shirt pocket inner linings of the A.O yielded positive result. The A.O is being remanded to judicial custody.

SRI K.MADHAVA RAO, OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, O/o FIRST ADDITIONAL CHIEF METROPOLITAN MAGISTRATE COURT, VIJAYAWADA IN ACB NET.

Sri K.Madhava Rao, Office Superintendent, 1st Addl. Chief Metropolitan Magistrage Court, Vijayawada was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Venkateshara Rao S/o Tirupatiah R/o Vijayawada, on 13-06-2008 at 4-15 p.m. for doing an official favour i.e. release of Fixed Deposit Bond (FDR) for Rs. 20,000/- which was presented in the Court while standing surety for release of Accused in Cr.No.675/06 of S.N.Puram Police Station. The FDR was presented on 6-12-2006. The above case ended in acquittal on 25-3-2008. The complainant filed petition for return of FDR on 21-4-2008, again on 3-6-2008 and met the AO along with his Junior Advocate. The AO demanded Rs.500/- for return of FDR on 7-6-08. He preferred a complaint to DSP, ACB, Vijayawada. The chemical test conducted on both hands of AO yielded positive result and the tainted amount of Rs.500/- was recovered from the A.O. at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court,

BILL COLLECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri P. Rajashekar Reddy, former Bill Collector, Nizamabad Municipality & district has been dismissed from service by the Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Nizamabad following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Bill collector was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 15-4-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant for showing official favour of minimizing the house tax.

PRINCIPAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri V. Surender Rao, former Principal, A.P.Tribal Welfare Residential School (Boys), Gandhari, Nizamabad has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, he was trapped on 4-9-2003 by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the contractor supplying vegetables for doing official favour of handing over a cheque for Rs. 6,765/-.

SRI INTURI MALLIKARJUNA RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KANDUKURU, PRAKASHAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Inturi Mallikarjuna Rao, Village Revenue Officer, Kandukuru of Prakasham District was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded Rs.1,300/- and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- only (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri Konam Rama Rao, r/o. Kandukuru of Prakasham District on 13.06.2008 at 1-10 P.M. for doing official favour of issuing title deeds for the lands of the Complainant and his brother and mother. Chemical Test conducted on his right hand, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the accused officer, at his instance. Initially he demanded and accepted Rs.1,300/- as bribe but on the request of the Complainant, he returned Rs.300/- out of compassion. The accused officer has been arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Nellore.The case is under investigation.

MANAGER OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, KARIMNAGAR MUNICIPALITY IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri. Katla Kailasham, Manager, O/o. Municipal Commissioner, Karimnagar Municipal Corporation was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 5:30 P.M on 12-06-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. Ch. Hari Shanker, Municipal contractor, Karimnagar for showing official favour of processing and clearing of pending sanitary bills of the complainant for the month March, 2008. The bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from his right side pant pocket. The chemical test conducted yielded positive result. The relevant file which was pending with Katla Kailasham was seized. Sri Katla Kailasham was arrested and being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ANTI- CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI SUKKA MUTHA GOUD, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, SIDDIPET, MEDAK DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Sukka Mutha Goud, S/o. Sri Janga goud, age 52 years, Assistant Engineer, Irrigation Department, Siddipet, Medak District on 12.6.2008 and his relatives houses at Siddipet, Medak Dist., Hanmakonda & Bheemaram of Warangal District. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.80,00,000/- ( Rupees Eighty Lakhs Only). The total assets include 7 (Seven) Plots at Hanmakonda, Warangal District, 5 (Five) Houses i.e., 2 Houses at Hanmkonda, 1 House at Warangal, 1 House at Nagole, and 1 House at Alwal, 17.35 Acres of Agricultural land at Mandapalli, Pullur, Chinakodur of Medak District and Shayampet of Warangal District, 1 Motor Cycle , Net Cash of Rs. 1,27,000/-, Insurances/ LIC Premium worth Rs. 5,71,000/-, Shares Worth Rs. 1,30,000/- and Bank balance worth Rs. 50,000/-. Sri Sukka Mutha Goud is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR , A.P.HOUSING CORPORATION, TUNI, E.G.DIST IN ACB NET

Sri Gorrela Durga Babu, Work Inspector, A.P.Housing Corporation, Tuni, East Godavari District was trapped by ACB officials of Rajahmundry on 11.6.08 at 3.30 PM when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1500/- from the complainant Sri Bodapati Prabhudas, husband of Yesuratnam who is the beneficiary of Indiramma Hosing Scheme for showing official favour of countersigning on the bank withdrawal slip for the payment of 1st & 2nd installment bills of Rs. 14,000/-. He received the amount from the complainant with his right hand and kept the same in his purse. The phenolphthalein test conducted on right hand fingers and inner lining of purse proved positive and tainted amount of Rs. 1500/- was recovered from the possession of Sri G.Durga Babu. Sri Durga Babu was arrested on 11.6.2008 and he will be produced before the Honourable court of III Additional District and Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 12.6.2008.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE TAHSILDAR, NAGARKURNOOL, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mangali Gopal S/o Late Balakistaiah, age 55 years, Revenue Inspector, Office of the Tahasildar, Nagarkurnool, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 12.50 P.M on 11.06.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing an official favour i.e, “to conduct enquiry and submit a report for the purpose of mutation pertaining to the land of the grandfather of the complainant”. The left hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of Sri Mangali Gopal yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket at his instance. Sri Mangali Gopal is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS ON MVI OFFICE, CHIRALA.

On credible information that the officials of Motor Vehicle Inspector Office, Chirala are indulging in corrupt activities, a surprise check was conducted at 6.30 P.M. on 09.06.2008 and four private persons namely Kota Hari Babu, P.Sudhakar Rao, A.Venkateswarlu & B.Venkateswarlu who were acting as agents unauthorisedly, in between parties and MVI office in getting illegal amounts for registrations, FCs, Licenses etc., were found present. An amount of Rs. 73,760/- was seized from the possession of these private persons at their instance, Excess cash of Rs. 13,677/- was found with the MVI Sri Ramakrishna Reddy, Sri. P.Leela Mohan, Sr. Asst. & Sri V.Edukondalu, Constable. Also, an amount of Rs. 17,910/- was found short in the Govt. cash collected from parties on 9.6.08, towards fees of LLR & LLS for 97 transactions, for which receipts were already issued to the parties. Total amount Rs. 87,437/- which was illegally collected at the MVI office has been seized by the ACB officials.Based on the Surprise Check report, a case has been registered today, against MVI, Sr. Asst & Constable. They have been arrested and are being sent to Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore

CONTRACT SUPERVISOR, OFFICE OF THE CHILD DEVELOPMENT & PROJECT OFFICER, I.C.D.S, BOBBILI, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Smt Gorle Shakuntala Bai, W/o Visweswar Rao, age 45 years, Contract Supervisor, Office of the Child Development & Project Officer, I.C.D.S., Bobbili , Vizianagaram District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at her Office at 5.45 P.M. on 9.6.2008 when she demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand) as bribe the Complainant for doing official favour i.e. “to hand over the proceedings of Collector, Vizianagaram district regarding the Girl Child Protection Insurance Scheme in favour of the daughter’s of the complainant”. Both hand fingers and inner lining of the hand bag of Smt Gorle Shakuntala Bai when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the hand bag of A.O. at her instance. Smt Gorle Shakuntala Bai is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SENIOR ASSISTNAT OF A.P. HOUSING BOARD CONVICTED IN A.C.B.TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Smt Syed Dildar Begum, Senior Assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer, A.P. Housing Board, Bhavaninagar, Vijayawada and sentenced her to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for three months. She was also ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for three months. Earlier the said Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 1000/- from Sri Sistla Poornachandra Joshi of Bhavanipuram, Vijayawada to do an official favour in handing over the original registered document of his house allotted by the Housing Board.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri J.Rama Mohana Rao, Inspector of Police, C.I.D., Hyderabad, was dismissed from the service, by the Government of Andhra Pradesh for having been found guilty of the charges framed against him under sections 13(2) read with section 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by the trial court. Earlier, Sri J.Rama Mohana Rao, Inspector of Police, C.I.D., Hyderabad, was trapped on 16.6.2001 by the officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- for showing official favour in sending a favourable enquiry report in respect of an educational Institution (Indo-American Hotel Management Academy) run by the complainant.

SRI E.HARI PRASAD, MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o TAHASILDAR, CHANDRAGIRI MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri E.Hari Prasad, 37 years, working as Mandal Surveyor, O/o Tahasildar, Chandragiri Mandal, Chittoor District was caught red handed at Balaji Tea Stall, Vidaya Nagar Colony, Tirupati – Chandragiri Road, Tirupati when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand) as bribe from the complainant Yenugu Ramesh, 40 years S/o Ramaswamy Naidu, Plot No. 16, L.S.Nagar Extension, Thummalagunta Road, Tirupati, Chittoor District on 7.6.2008 at 20.05 hours, for doing official favour of surveying his lands situated in Sy. Nos. 579, 580, 581 & 583 of Thondawada Village of Chandragiri Mandal, Chittoor District. Chemical Test conducted on his right hand fingers yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket of the accused officer, at his instance. The accused officer was arrested and he is being produced before the Special Court, SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. This case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KANDIPUDI, I/C POLEPALLI(V), BUCHIAPETA(M), VISAKHAPATNAM DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Devaguptapu Venkata Kanaka Srinivasa Rao, S/o Late Appala Raju, age, 48 years, Village Revenue Officer, Kandipudi, I/c Polepalli Village, Buchiapeta Mandal, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his residence at P.S.Peta Village, Chodavaram Mandal, Visakhapatnam District at 1645 Hrs. on 7.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “for issuing of sale certificate pertaining to the land owned by the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Sri Devaguptapu Venkata Kanaka Sirinivasa Rao when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in the drawing room of the house of A.O. at his instance. Sri Devaguptapu Venkata Kanaka Sirinivasa Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

FORMER MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o M.R.O. PEDAKURAPADU MANDAL, GUNTUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Y.Babu Rao, Mandal Surveyor of Pedakurapadu Mandal of Guntur district. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and he further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (d), r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Y.Babu Rao, Mandal Surveyor of Pedakurapadu Mandal of Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 22.10.2003 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, a ryot, for doing an official favour of incorporating the details of his possession of 2.80 acres in Kannegandla village from the year 1978 onwards in the relevant land records maintained in the O/o M.R.O., Pedakurapadu, Guntur district.

SRI H.ADAIAH, MPDO, KRISHNAGIRI (M) OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri H.Adaiah, MPDO, Krishnagiri (M) was caught red handed near Kotla Vijayabhaskar Reddy Centre, Kodumur of Kurnool District, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees four thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Vadla Srinivasulu, President Works Committee, Ragulapadu(V) of Krishnagiri (M) on 05.06.08 at 4.45 P.M for doing the official favour of forwarding application to Executive Engineer (R.W.S.) for sanction of R.WS. works of Rs. 5,00,000/-. The chemical test conducted on his left hand and inner lining of shirt pocket proved positive and the bribe amount of Rs. 4,000/- was recovered from left side chest pocket shirt, at his instance. The A.O was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

FORMER STOCKIST, MANDAL LEVEL STOCK POINT, GORANTLA, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Y. Ramachandrappa, Stockist of Mandal Level Stock Point, Gorantla, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri Y. Ramachandrappa, former Stockist was trapped by the ACB officials on 27.11.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant, for processing his bills pertaining to the month of October, 2002 through Sri B.Srinivasulu, Hamali towards transportation of rice from the Mandal Level Stock Point, Gorantla to various fair price shops in Gorantla & Chilmanthur Mandals.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY OF KORLAKUNTA, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted the accused officer Sri T.Madhava Reddy, Panchayat Secretary, Korlakunta, incharge of Tallampudi in Galiveedu Mandal of Kadapa district and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13 (1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 19.01.2004 when he demanded and accepted the bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant, for doing an official favour of processing the representation of the complainant and to submit favourable report to Mandal Revenue Officer for issuing pattadar Pass book, in the name of the complainant and his brother.

TEHSILDAR,SHALIGOWRARAM (M), NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Panasa Shankaraiah Goud, S/o. Tirupathaiah, age 57 years, Tehsildar, Shaligowraram (M), Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Office at 12.30 P.M. on 3-6-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e., ”to issue Caste, Income and Residence Certificates to the villagers of Itikulapadu (V) through the complainant “. The Right hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Panasa Shankariah Goud when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the right side of the table beneath the table cloth which was spread on his office table in his room at his instance. Sri Panasa Shankariah Goud is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TWO ADDL.ASST.ENGINEER ( OPERATIONS), A.P.C.P.D.C.L, GUNTUR ARE IN A.C.B NET.

1) Sri.K. Swamiyelu, Addl. A.E.(Operations) A.P.C.P.D.C.L, Guntur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 09.45 A.M on 03-06-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs40,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri.P.Madhukar Proprietor, M/s Sambasiva Electricals & Constructions, Guntur for showing official favour of recording the works executed and preparing the bills. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.40,000/- was recovered from shirt pocket of the A.O. The cheque for Rs.12, 95, 500/- in favour of M/s Sambasiva Electricals & Constructions, Guntur, dated: 17-05-2008 was also recovered form the possession of the Accused Officer. 2) Sri.T.Neelambaram, Addl. A.E, D-8, Section, Krishnanagar, Lakshmipuram A.P.C.P.D.C.L, Guntur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 10.15 A.M on 03-06-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri.Y.Krishna Reddy, Proprietor M/s Bhavana Electrical Corporation, Guntur for showing official favour of recording the executed works in M .book and preparing the bills. A chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from left side pant pocket of the A.O. The relevant file has been seized from the O/o the Accused Officer. Both the Accused officers are arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Vijaywada. Cases are under investigation.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri M. Narayana former Village Administrative Officer, Nagaram Village, Incharge Gundrapally Village, Nekkonda Mandal, Warangal district has been dismissed from service by Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Prl. Spl Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 8-1-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for preparing and handing over the pattadar pass books of the complainant and his wife.

TRAP OF ADDITIONAL ASST ENGINEER, EPDC IN WEST GODAVARI( DIST)

Sri. Manda Joseph, Additional Assistant Engineer, 33/11 KV Substation, EPDC of AP Limited, Dharmajigudem, W.G.District was trapped by ACB Officials of Eluru Range On 3.6.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.4000/- from the complainant Sri. Koduri Suresh, 24 years, resident of Ayyaparajupalem Village, Lingapalem Mandal, W.G. District for showing official favour of processing the application of the complainant, preparing estimation, issuing demand notice and to get clearance from the superior officers and to issue power supply to the agricultural pump set of the complainant. On the instructions of the Accused Officer the complainant kept the amount on a register on the table of the Accused Officer. Later the Accused Officer picked up the amount with his right hand and secreted the amount under a register on his table. The chemical test conducted on his right hand fingers yielded positive results and the tainted amount of Rs.4000/- was recovered from under neath the register on the table of the Accused Officer. The connected records relating to the complainant were seized from the possession of the Accused Officer. The Accused Officer was arrested on 3.6.2008 and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 4.6.2008. Investigation is in progress.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 42 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI RAMACHARLA MALLA REDDY, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, PEDDAVOORA MANDAL, NALGONDA DISRTICT, UNEARTHED

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Ramachrla Malla Reddy, S/o Sri Venkat Reddy, age 43 years, Assistant Engineer, AP State Housing Corporation Limited, Peddavoora Mandal, Nalgonda District on 2.6.2008 at Kothapeta and his relatives residences in Uppal at Hyderabad and Dubbaka at Medak District. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 42,00,000/- (Rupees Forty Two Lakhs only). The total assets include 21 (Twenty One) Plots – 4 (Four) Plots at Uppal, RR District 2 (Two) Plots at Hayathnagar, RR District, 1 (One) Plot at Saroornagar, RR District. 1 (One) Plot at Manchirevula, RR District, 1 (One) Plot at Vattinagulapalli, RR District, 2 (Two) Plots at Rajendra Nagar, RR District 1 (One) Plot at Bachupally, RR District, 9 (Nine) Plots at Miryalaguda, Nalgonda District, 30 Guntas of Agricultural land at Pocharam Village, RR District, 1 (One) Building at Miryalaguda, 2 (Two) vehicles i.e. Maruti Car and Splender Motor Cycle, Gold worth Rs. 50,000/- Net Cash of Rs. 30,000/-, LIC Premium worth Rs. 3.5 Lakhs, Bank balance worth Rs. 50,000/- in various banks and House hold articles worth Rs. 1,02,000/-. Sri Ramachrla Malla Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MAY - 2008

S.NAZEER AHMAD, TAHSILDAR, CHILAMATHUR (M) , ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nazeer Ahmad, Tahasildar, Chilamathur (M), Anantapur district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.Narasimhulu on 30.5.2008 for doing the official favour of forwarding the application seeking renewal of license of Valmiki Video Theatre belonging to the complainant’s son viz. G.Jayachandra to higher authorities (RDO). The chemical test conducted on his right hand, yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from his possession at his instance. A.O. was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.46 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI LAVUDU RAMU NAIDU, DIVISIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, SUB-COLLECTOR OFFICE, RAJAHMUNDRY, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

The Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Lavudu Ramu Naidu, Divisional Administrative Officer, Sub-Collector Office Rajahmundry, East Godavari District (Accused Officer) and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residential premises at Rajahmundry, the house of mother-in-law of the accused officer, close associate Sri M.Venkateswara Rao, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District and house of AO’s brother at Vizianagaram which resulted in unearthing of assets worth over Rs.46,03,180/- (Rupees forty six lakhs three thousand one hundred and eighty only). The accused officer possessed 3 RCC buildings, one at Shymala Nagar, Rajahmundry and two 2 storied buildings (G+2) at Gorakshanapeta of Rajahmundry worth Rs.12,13,790/- in his name and in the names of his family members. He acquired 12 house sites at Rajahmundry and Rajanagaram in the name of his family members worth Rs.10,33,000/- The accused officer is in possession of 2 acres of agricultural land at Deduluru of West Godavari District and 9.71 acres of land at Rajanagaram near Rajahmundry worth Rs.9,19,500/-. The accused officer possessed a Hero Honda Passion Motor Cycle worth Rs.45,000/-. He was in possession of Gold and Silver jewelry worth Rs.5,10,000/-. The accused officer is having house hold articles worth Rs.2,50,000/-. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER 1.72 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI BUDURU RAVI CHANDRA, SHROFF, TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS, TIRUPATI.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Padmavathi Puram, Sreenivasapuram of Tirupati, K.V.B.Puram of Chittoor District and other places by ACB Officials, over the residential house of Sri B.Ravi Chandra, his brother Chengalarayudu, & his brother-in-law Janardhana Reddy on 29-05-2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of following immovable assets ; one three storied building at Tirupati worth Rs. 25 lakhs, 17.09 acres of Agrl. lands at Vadamalapet, Chittoor District, Bhramnapattu and Surappakasam villages. 8 house sites at Bangalore, Padmavatipuram, Yogimallavaram, Brahmanapattu, Vemuru and STV Nagar Tirupati, Ghatkesar of R.R. District and 4 shops at Bramhanapattu village.The movable properties such as 10 bank accounts in the name of AO and his family members with a bank balance over Rs.15,000/, Gold & 1 Kg silver all worth Rs.1,15,000/-, A 2006 Model Hyundai Accent Car worth Rs.7.5 lakhs, 2 Hero Honda Motor Cycles of 2008 & 1998 Models worth Rs.75,000/-, house hold articles worth Rs.2.5 lakhs, LIC premium worth Rs.7.25 lakhs, ICICI Prudential Investments worth Rs.1.5 lakhs and a net cash of Rs.24,000/-. Thus, total assets to a tune of Rs.1,72,88,300/- (Rupees one crore seventy two lakhs eighty eight thousand and three hundred only) were unearthed during the searches so far. The AO is absconding. Case is under investigation.

ADDL. PUBLIC PROSECUTOR, 1ST ADDL. DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE COURT, ELURU IN ACB NET

On 28.5.2008 evening, Sri Manepalli Shankar, S/o Late Pullaiah, 54 years, Additional Public Prosecutor, 1st Additional District and Sessions Judge Court, Eluru was trapped by ACB officials of Eluru Range at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant Sri Pudi Navakoti, S/o Sanjeeva Rao, 55 years, Krovvidi Village, Nidamarru Mandal, W.G.District for showing official favour for filing counter in favour of the brother-in-law of the complainant on a criminal Miscellaneous Petition filed by the bother-in-law of the complainant who was arrested in Cr.No. 30/08 U/s 354 IPC of Attili P.S. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the accused officer yielded positive result and the tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from his table drawer. The connected file in Cr. No. 30/08 U/s 354 IPC of Attili P.S. was seized from the office of the accused officer. The accused officer was arrested on 28.5.2008 and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 29.5.2008.

SRI P. ASWARTHA NARAYANA, SPL. DY. COLLECTOR & D. VENKATA SUBBAIAH, ATTENDER CHITRAVATHI BALANCING RESERVOIR UNIT- II, PULIVENDULA, OF KADAPA DISTRICT, IN ACB NET.

Sri P. Aswartha Narayana working as Special Deputy Collector, Chitravathi Balancing Reservoir Unit-II, Pulivendula, and D. Venkata Subbaiah, Attender at C.B.B Unit-II of Pulivendula, of Kadapa District were caught red handed at Room No.4 of Community Recreation Center, kadiri of Ananthapur District on 26-5-08 at 19.00 hrs., when the former demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 10,000/-( Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri Rami Reddygari Rammohan Reddy for doing the official favour of issuing a cheque of Rs.1,82,888/- as land compensation, in the name of his elder Sister Smt. J. Parvathamma. Her land to an extent of 1.39 Acres out of 2.6 Acres in Survey No. 422 of Guddumarripalle (V) Yellanduru(M) Ananthapur District was acquired by the revenue authorities to lay pipe line for Chitravathi Balancing Reservoir. The amount was demanded by the Special deputy Collector who instructed the Attender to take it from the complainant and hand it to him, which he did. Chemical Test conducted on both hands of them ,proved positive and the bribe amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered at their instance. Both AOs, are arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Nellore

MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o TAHASILDAR, JAGADEVPUR MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Seri Narasimhulu, S/o Mallaiah, age 57 years, Mandal Surveyor, O/o Tahasildar, Jagadevpur Mandal, Medak district was caught redhanded by the ACB officials in the fields of Sri K.Yadagiri on the outskirts of Timmapur village, Jagadevpur Mandal, Medak district at 1.30 PM on 27.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,300/- as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to issue panchanama copy of the survey conducted pertaining to the land of the complainant”. Both the hand fingers of Sri Seri Narasimhulu and inner linings of his left side shirt pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2300/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Seri Narasimhulu from his left side shirt pocket at his instance.

SRI B. RAM KUMAR, REGIONAL DY. CONTROLLER, LEGAL METROLOGY, HYDERABAD RANGE IN A.C.B. NET.

On credible information that Sri B. Ram Kumar, Regional Dy. Controller, Legal Metrology, Hyderabad Region, Hyderabad is collecting money at his residence, from the Inspectors of Legal Metrology department, for effecting/ aiding their transfers/retentions, the A.C.B. Officials kept a watch at his residence at Bougan Villa Apartments, Dharam Karan Road, Ameerpet, Hyderabad. On 25.05.2008 at about 11.55 A.M. the ACB Officials caught Mr. B. Mahender Rao, while he was coming out of the accused officer’s apartment. He was the District Inspector, Legal Metrology, Nizamabad District who paid bribe amount of Rs.1 lakh to Sri B. Ram Kumar, Regional Dy.Controller, Legal Metrology, Hyderabad Region for his retention at Nizamabad. Sri B. Mahender Rao, District Inspector gave a written complaint against Sri B. Ram Kumar for taking necessary action. Basing on the complainant, a case was registered against Sri B.Ramkumar and investigation was taken up. ACB officials searched the residence of Sri B.Ramkumar and seized the bribe amount of Rs. 1 Lakh. ACB officials also seized an amount of Rs. 1,50,000/- from his residence, which was taken as bribe from Sri B.Suryanarayana, District Inspector, Gudivada for his transfer to Eluru. The DSP, ACB City Range – II, Hyd. also seized an amount of Rs. 2,50,000/- from the possession of Sri N.Eashwer Rao, Inspector, Legal Metrology, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam who was found present in the residence of accused officer with the amount and failed to explain the reasons for possession of such huge amount. The case is under investigation.

ACCOUNTS OFFICER, O/o THE PROJECT DIRECTOR, DRDA, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

On 26.5.2008, Sri Vurit Ramu S/o Late Subba Rao, Accounts Officer, Office of the Project Director, D.R.D.A., Eluru, W.G.District was trapped by A.C.B. officials of Eluru Range, Eluru when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant Sri Thamada Laxamana Rao, Pathebada, Eluru for showing official favour of releasing the cheque for Rs. 34,097/- relating to the bills for the works executed by the complainant. Chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of the accused officer and the left shirt pocket of the shirt of the accused officer yielded positive result. The accused officer was arrested on 26.5.2008 and is being produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, MOSRA VILLAGE, VARNI MANDAL, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Peddapuli Gangaram @ Sirigannagiri Gangaram, S/o Gangaram, age 49 years, Village Revenue Officer, Mosra Village, Varni Mandal, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at Gramachavidi at 12.00 P.M. on 26.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,600/- as bribe from the complainant and handed over the bribe amount to A-2 Sri Nulu Lingaiah, S/o Kadaiah, age 50 years, Village Servant of the same office for safe custody for doing an official favour i.e. “for verification of 24 Guntas of land purchased by the complainant and to make an entry in the pattadar pass book”. Both the hand fingers of Sri Peddapuli Gangaram, right hand fingers and inner lining of the right side shirt pocket of Sri Nulu Lingaiah when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,600/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Nulu Lingaiah from his right side shirt pocket at his instance. Both AOs are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY RANGE OFFICER, FOREST DEPARTMENT, RANASTHALAM, ADDITIONAL CHARGE TASK FORCE, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Saladi Gangadhar Rao, S/o Rama Rao, age 49 years, Deputy Range Officer, Forest Department, Ranasthalam, Additional Charge Task Force, Srikakulam district was caught red handed by ACB officials at Office of the D.F.O., Srikakulam at 9.30 A.M. on 26.05.2008 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 8,000/- (Rupees Eight thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to release the seized teak wood and rose wood belonging to the complainant”. Left hand fingers of the A.O and inner lining of left side pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 8,000/- was recovered from the Almirah in the record room of the Divisional Forest Office, Srikakulam at his instance. Accused Officer was arrested. He is being produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 81 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI VALLURI SATYANARAYANA, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ,ALLAVARAM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

The Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Valluri Satyanarayana, Assistant Engineer, Panchayatraj, Allavaram, East Godavari District (Accused Officer) and conducted simultaneous searches as different places covering his office, residence at Amalapuram, the house of his brother and his close friend T.Satyanarayana Murthy at Yeditha village of Mandapeta Mandal and the house of sister-in-law at Jinnuru village of Poduru Mandal, West Godavari District. This resulted in unearthing of total assets worth over Rs. 81 lakhs (Rupees Eighty one lakhs). The Accused Officer possesses a two storied building at Amalapuram, two buildings at Yeditha village. He constructed and given gifted one two storied building at Rajahmundry to his sister-in-law. He is in possession of agricultural land measuring 2.05 acres at Kommalasingh village of Orissa State and 1.23 acres at Yeditha village of Mandapeta. He has also paid Rs. 15 lakhs as advance to purchase of 14 cents of land at Mandapeta Bye-pass road. He acquired 2 house sites at Amalapuram and one each at Kakinada and Samarlakota. The accused officer also possessed a Hero Honda bearing No. AP AS 5275. Besides the above, accused officer paid an amount of Rs. 5,98,000/- towards LIC Policies, Bajaj Allianze and Oriental Insurances. The A.O has extended an amount of Rs. 1,00,000/- as loan under promissory note. A.O invested Rs. 30,000/- in Shriram Life Insurance Company Limited, an amount of Rs. 1,25,000/- in Shriram Chits, an amount of Rs. 7,80,000/- as Chit premiums in Margadarsi Chits. He also invested an amount of Rs. 92,000/- as installments and a fixed deposit of Rs. 55,000/- in Sahara Pariwar India Limited. He invested Rs. 6,000/- in shares of NFCL and IOB. The accused officer was arrested and being produced before Honourable Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The Case is under investigation. Total Assets of A.O: Rs. 81,00,000-00.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT R.T.O.OFFICE, NIZAMABAD

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of R.T.O Office, Nizamabad on 23-5-2008 at 3.00 PM. 13 Private persons who were engaged unauthorisedly as Agents/ Brokers were seen in the premises making illegal transactions, renewing licenses, making fresh licences, issuing LRs and permanent Licences, and collecting commission towards Registration of vehicles on behalf of Staff of RTO Office. An unaccounted cash of Rs.88,860/- which was found with the Staff, Private persons and abandoned in the vicinity of RTO Office was seized during the Surprise Check. Relevant records viz. Cash Declaration Register, Attendance Register etc have been seized for further verification.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER,A.P.N.P.D.C.L.,MANDAMARRI SECTION, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Konda Ramachandram, S/o.Rajaiah, age 38 years, Additional Assistant Engineer, A.P.N.P.D.C.L., Mandamarri Section, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Mancherial at 7.45 A.M. on 23.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.4,000/- (Rupees four thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing an official favour “to erect two electrical poles, to draw electric line and to provide power supply to the Bore Well motor of the complainant”. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the surface of the Mouse pad on which the tainted amount was kept in the table drawer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in the drawing room of the house of A.O at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF SENIOR ASSISTANT WITH HELD IN ACB TRAP CASE.

GOVT. OF ANDHARA PRADESH withheld the entire pension and gratuity permanently of Sri Y. Krishna Rao, former Senior Assistant, o/o the Divisional Forest Officer, Nalgonda district following his conviction by the Addl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Senior Assistant was trapped on 30-4-1998 by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from a coal contractor for showing official favour of issuing coal permits.

FORMER SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER AND EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, GUDUR, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri G. Raghupathi, former Superintending Engineer, Irrigation Circle, Nellore and Sri Y. Muniratnam Naidu, former Executive Engineer, Irrigation department South Division, Gudur, Nellore District and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- for the offence under section 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and also to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above S.E and E.E. were trapped when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant , for forwarding an estimate of work approved in Janma Bhoomi Programme, Pertaining to an irrigation tank at Molakalapudi Village in Chitamaru Mandal of Nellore District.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, MARUPAKA VILLAGE, NIDAMANOOR MANDAL NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Sangam Tirupati Reddy, S/o.Venkatapathi Reddy, age 47 years, Village Revenue Officer, Marupaka Village, Nidamanoor Mandal, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Suresh tea Stall & Sweet House,Opp: Office of the Tahsilsdar, Nidamanoor at 11.50 A.M. on 22-5-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees two thousand Five hundred ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour “to issue Title deed & pattadar passbooks of the A.O. Pertaining to 1 acre of land in Sy.No.505/24 of Marupaka Village, belonging to the complainant. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of front side secret pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered from the possession of AO from his pant pocket at his instance.Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL SPECIAL JUDGE FOR SPE & ACB CASES. HYDERABAD CONVICTS ASST ENGINEER, PANCHAYATRAJ, (RURAL WATER SUPPLY), SUB-DIVISION- NANDYAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

The Additional Special; Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri V.Srinivasa Rao, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj (Rural Water Supply ), Projects Sub- Division, Nandyal, Kurnool district in a trap case and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and pay a fine of Rs. 3,500/- for the offence u/s 7 of Prevention of corruption Act. 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer six months simple imprisonment. The Additional Special Judge further sentenced the Accused officer to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 3,500/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, the Accused officer to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri V. Srinivasa Rao, Asst Engineer, Panchayat Raj (Rural Water Supply),Sub- Division, Nandyal, Kurnool district was trapped when he demanded and accepted and amount of Rs. 7,000/- (Rs. Seven thousand only ) as bribe from a contractor to do official favour of clearing to pay bill of Rs. 2.00 lakhs.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH RS.25 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI BONTHA MADHSUDHANA REDDY, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, ATMAKUR,ANANATPUR DISTRICT.

On 19-5-2008 a disproportionate assets case vide Cr.No.5/RCA-ATP/2008 U/sec. 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of P.C. Act 1988 was registered against Bontha Madhsudhana Reddy (AO), Assistant Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation, Atmakur , Anantapur District. Today i.e. on 21-5-2008 simultaneous searches were conducted in the houses of A.O. at Govindapalli (village) and Anantapur (town).The AO was in possession of one three storeyed Building at Anantapur town with expensive furniture & Home theatre worth Rs.8,76,000/-, Agricultural lands admeasuring 10.98 acres at Itikialpalli (v) Anantapur worth Rs.3,84,900/- and 27 house sites in Anantapur and Raptaadu worth Rs.21,55,565/-. In addition to that in the locker of the AO Gold ornaments (650 grams), 2 Kgs of silver was found. Rs.1,48,000/- net cash was found in the residence. The AO has also established his camp office with all office files at his residence. The above assets worth Rs.34,16,465/- as per documentary value were unearthed during the searches. Their market value tentatively is about one crore. Disproportionality is about 25 lakhs.The AO is arrested and being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad (.) Further investigation is in progress.

SENIOR AUDITOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt Vaidevamma @ Vaidehi, former Senior Auditor, O/o Pay & Accounts Officer, Old City Branch, Hyderabad has been dismissed from service by the Pay & Accounts Office Hyderabad, following her conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Senior Auditor was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27.6.2000 when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1500/- from a retired GRP Head Constable for showing the official favour of processing the bills relating to his terminal benefits.

SRI S.VENKATESHAM, L.D.C, HEALTH SECTION, CIRCLE NO. 4, G.H.M.C., HYDERABAD IN A.C.B NET

Sri S.Venkatesham, Lower Division Clerk , Health Section, Circle No. 4, G.H.M.C ., Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri K.Prakash, on 20.05.2008 at 2.45 P.M. for issuing a birth certificate. Chemical Test yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the Accused Officer at his instance. A.O. was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Sambasiva Rao, Bill Collector, 8th ward, Municipal Corporation Visakhapatnam on 30.4.2008. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 4.10.2002 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 500/- for returning the Municipal House Tax Pass Book and the receipt of House Tax paid.

SENIOR AUDITOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri V.Ramaiah, former Senior Auditor, O/o the AAO, State Audit, Suryapet, Nalgonda district has been dismissed from service by the Regional Deputy Director of State Audit Zone-VI, Hyderabad following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier the said Senior Auditor was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 2.3.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 9,000/- from the Bill collector of Khanapur Gram Panchayat, Nalgonda district for processing his file and sanctioning his pay fixation arrears of Rs. 39,800/-.

SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER (R & B) IN A.C.B. NET

The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches on the houses of Bomma Laxmaiah, Superintending Engineer, (R & B) at his Flat in Baghlingampally, his office at Balkampet, Hyderabad Rural Circle and his relative houses in Suryapet on 19.05.2008 from 6.00 A.M. onwards and unearthed disproportionate assets. During the searches several immoveable & moveable properties were found, which includes :- One Flat at Baghlingampally, one more flat in Hyderabad city, two independent Buildings in L.B.Nagar Municipality limits, Nine plots in & around twin cities, 4 agricultural lands measuring 25 Acres of sweet lime & lime Orchards at Suryapet, about 10.00 Lakhs worth fixed bank deposits and Five Lakhs worth Bank balances in various banks, one Maruthi Car, One Hero Honda Motor cycle, 44 Tolas of Gold , 870 gms silver, besides costly House hold articles. The documentary value of all the immoveable properties is about 78 lakhs, whereas the market value is tentatively estimated to be over Rs. 2 crores. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR ATTACHED TO REVENUE DIVISIONAL OFFICER, BHUVANAGIRI, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kumar Mohan Chary, S/o Venkata Chary, Age 55 years, Mandal Surveyor attached to Revenue Divisional Officer, Bhuvanagiri, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Yadagirigutta at 11.50 A.M. on 17.05.2008 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for issuing copies of panchanama and land map in Sy.No. 94, 95 & 96 of Duppally Village of Atmakur Mandal, Nalgonda District. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of the left side shirt pocket, when subjected to chemical test, yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the possession of A.O. from his left side shirt pocket, at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SMT.MANDA VARALAKSHMI, CHILD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, ICDS PROJECT, KAPILESWARA PURAM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT WAS TRAPPED IN ACB NET.

Smt. Manda Varalakshmi, Child Development Officer, ICDS Project, Kapileswara- Puram, East Godavari district was trapped by A.C.B officials of Rajahmundry on 16.5.2008 at 2.10 PM when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 9000/- from the complainant Sri Koppisety Srinivas, resident of Venkatayyapalem, Ramachandrapuram Mandal, East Godavari District for showing official favour for issuing the two DDs relating to the car hire charges in favour of Smt. G. Ratna Rani the owner of the car for the months of 2/2008 and 3/2008. She received the amount from the complainant, counted the amount and handed over the same to her subordinate Sri M. Nageswara Rao, Junior Assistant who secreted the amount in a steel almirah in the room of Smt. Varalakshmi. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the Accused Officer-1 and Accused Officer-2 proved positive and the tainted amount of Rs. 9000/- was recovered from the steel almirah, which is in the room of the Accused Officer No.1.The Accused Officers 1 and 2 arrested on 16.5.2008 and they will be produced before the Honorable Court of III Additional district and Sessions Judge-cum- Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 17.5.2008.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 70 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI.P.NARENDER REDDY, INSPECTOR OF EXCISE & PROHIBITION, KODANGAL, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri.P.Narender Reddy, Inspector of Prohibition & Excise, Kodangal, Mahaboobnagar District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, residence of the A.O at S.R.Nagar, Hyderabad, Togarapally of Medak Dist & his office premises on 17-05-2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs 70 lakhs (Rupees Seventy lakhs). The assets include two houses, one each at S.R.Nagar, Hyderabad and Patanchervu of Medak District, two house plots at Madeena Guda, Hyderabad, 9.30 Acres of agricultural land at Indreshan Village, Patancheruvu Mandal etc. These immovable properties have document value of Rs.52 lakhs but the market value of the same will be about Rs.2 Crores. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 60,000/, about 1kg of gold ornaments worth Rs 4.50,000/-, One Maruthi Swift L.D.I worth Rs. 5.50 lakhs, one Maruthi LXI Car worth Rs.3.50 lakhs, Bank balances of Rs.7 lakhs, Insurance payments of Rs.11 lakhs etc, all movable properties worth Rs 32,10,000/-. The searches are in progress. The two Bank lockers, one at Patanchervu and another at Sangareddy standing in the name of A.O’s wife’s w have to be searched. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The inventory of house hold articles has to be carried out. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Ramalingeswara Rao, Assistant Engineer, Public Health Municipal Engineering, Saluru, Vizianagaram district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Further, Sri P.Ramalingeswara Rao was ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 3000/- from Sri Sunkari Satyanarayana of Old Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam to do an official favour in finalization of bill amount of Rs. 97,000/- towards the work of construction of ELSR water tank executed by the complainant.

SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Y.Bala Subrahmanya Swamy, former Superintending Engineer (Civil), Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Bhupalapalli of Warangal District has been dismissed from service by the Singareni Collieries Company following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 15.5.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to prepare Pay Sheets and Bills for the works executed by the complainant.

SRI KODISHALA MALLESH, TAX INSPECTOR, CIRCLE NO.8, G.H.M.C.,ABIDS, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kodishala Mallesh, s/o. Sri Venkaiah, age 48 years, Tax Inspector, Circle No.8, G.H.M.C., Abids, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- (Rupees Four Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri Shankar Jois on 15.05.2008 at about 2.05 P.M. for doing official favour of assessing the building of the Complainant Sri Shankar Jois, Hyderabad. Chemical test yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered from the accused officer Sri K. Mallesh at his instance. The A.O. was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is Under Investigation.

SRI PONNA RAMA SARMA, ASST. TREASURY OFFICER, KOVVUR, W.G.DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Ponna Rama Sarma, S/o P.V. Sastry, 52 years, Asst. Treasury Officer, Kovvuru, W.G.Dist. was trapped by ACB Officials of Eluru Range, Eluru on 15.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 6000/- from the complainant Sri Kannuri Satyanarayana, S/o late Chinnaiah, 74 years, Retired Railway Employee, Shivaji Street, 20th ward, Rajahmundry for showing the official favour of releasing the family pension in the name of the widowed daughter of the complainant and paying the PRC 2005 arrears to her. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the Accused Officer proved positive and the tainted amount of Rs. 6000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer. The Accused Officer is being arrested on today and he will be produced before the Honorable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 16.5.2008.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 65 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI SARIKONDA NARSARAJU, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, DEVARAKONDA, NALGONDA DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Sarikonda Narsaraju, S/o Pedda Ananta Raju, age 45 years, Assistant Engineer, AP State Housing Corporation Limited, Devarakonda, Nalgonda District on 15.5.2008 at Miryalaguda and his relatives and friends residences at Devarakonda, Rajavaram and Hyderabad. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 65,00,000/- (Rupees Sixty Five Lakhs Only). The total assets include 34 (Thirty Four) Plots of which ( 24 (Twenty four) Plots are in Miryalaguda, Nalgonda District, 4 (four) plots in Hayathnagar, RR District, 4 (four) Plots in Saroornagar, 1 (One) Plot each in Bachupally, RR District and Suryapet, Nalgonda District), 20 (Twenty) acres of agricultural land at Nidamanoor Mandal, Nalgonda District, a 2 storied house at Miryalaguda, 1 apartment at Malakpet, 2 (Two) vehicles i.e. Maruti Car and Honda Motor Cycle, 18 Tulas of Gold worth Rs. 1 Lakh, Cash of Rs. 82,000/-, LIC Premium worth Rs. 8.5 Lakhs, Shares worth Rs. 40,000/-, Bank balance worth Rs. 1.25 Lakhs in various banks, Promissory Notes worth Rs. 3 Lakhs and house hold articles worth Rs. 2 Lakhs. Sri Sarikonda Narsaraju is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KYSAMPALLI VILLAGE, KAMAREDDY MANDAL NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Horely Sudhakar Rao, S/o Kishan Rao, Village Revenue Officer, Kysampalli village, Kamareddy Mandal, Nizamabad District was trapped by ACB Officials at his residence at 8.10 AM on 14.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees two thousand five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “to issue orders for dropping disciplinary action against the complainant and to continue the P.D.S. dealership of the complainant”.Sri H.Sudhakar has absconded with the bribe amount.Efforts are being made to arrest the Accused Officer. Case is under investigation.

FORMER PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, VENKATA THIMMAPURAM PANCHAYAT, DHARMAVARAM MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad delivered Judgment on 17.4.2008 convicting the Accused Officer Sri G.Janardhana Raju, former Panchayat Secretary, Venkata Thimmapuram Panchayat, Dharmavaram Mandal, Anantapur district. The Honorable Judge sentenced the A.O. Sri G.Janardhana Raju to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine he has to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Further the A.O. was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offences u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine he has to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri G.Janardhana Raju, former Panchayat Secretary was trapped by the ACB Officials on 15.9.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for processing the issue of pattadar pass-books of the complainant and his brother.

STAPPAGE OF PENSION AND GRATUITY IN FULL PERMANENTLY IMPOSED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government have issued orders imposing punishment of stoppage of pension and gratuity in full, permanently, in respect of Sri B.Yogeswara Rao, Dy Chief Inspector of Boilers, Anantapur (Retd) following his conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in C.C.No. 10/2003. Earlier Sri B.Yogeswara Rao, former Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers, Anantapur (now retired) was trapped by the ACB Officials on 12.6.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant, for issue of Boilers Fitness Certificate in respect of a boiler erected by the complainant.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Parthasarathi, former Gazetted Administrative Officer to District Educational Officer, Warangal has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Prl. Spl Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped on 21.01.2001 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his office, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from a school correspondent, for doing an official favour of processing the file relating to grant of permission to the complainant, to recruit two un-aided School Assistants.

DEPUTY COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, O/o C.T.O-I, ONGOLE, PRAKASAM DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri D.Eremaiah, former Deputy Commercial Tax Officer, O/o C.T.O-I, Ongole, Prakasam District was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each for the offence under sections 13(2) r/w (1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and under sections 468, 471,477-A & 120-B of IPC. The sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier a case was registered against the above D.C.T.O. on the allegations of corruption, falsification of records and claiming of false insurance claim to the tune of Rs. 50 lakhs for a firm, in connivance with the Proprietor of the said Firm.

FORMER EXECUTIVE OFFICER, GRAM PANCHAYAT, FORMER VILLAGE SURPANCH, KANUR AND PROPRIETOR OF DHANALAXMI ENTERPRISES , VIJAYAWADA, PARTNER RAJ YALAXMI ENTERPRISES VIJAYAWADA, AND A GENERAL MERCHANT OF KANUR VILLAGE, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A CASE OF CRIMINAL MISCINDUCT BY THE COURT OF SPECIAL JUDGE FOR SPE & ACB CASES VIJAYAWADA.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri T.Nageswara Rao, formerly Executive Officer, Gram Panchayat Kanur, Sri Devabathuni Subba Rao, Village Surpanch, Kanur, Sri Panugupati Nancharaiah, proprietor of Dhanalaxmi Enterprises, Vijayawada, Sri Konekimalla Venkata Surya Prakash Rao, partner Rajyalaxmi Enterprises, Vijayawada and Sri Munikamala Srinivasa Sai, General Merchant Vijayawada on 29-4-2008.The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted the above officials and persons under Section 248 (2) of Cr.P.C and sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default to under go simple imprisonment for 3 months. Sri T.Nageswars Rao, former Executive Officer and Sri D.Subba Rao, Village Surpanch were further sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under Section 477-A IPC 120-B and Section 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (c) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. All the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the Anti- corruption Bureau had registered a case of criminal misconduct against Sri K. Nageswara Rao, Executive Officer and Sri D.Subba Rao, Surpanch and investigated into the allegation that both the officials in connivance with the private persons, fabricated false bills and misappropriated Rs. 1,17,835/- in connection with the purchase of public health material Rs. 4,03,355/- in purchase of electrical goods and Rs. 10,889/- in connection of purchase of water works material. Basing on the recommendation of the Bureau, they were prosecuted in a court of law.

ADDL. ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF APSPDCL, RURAL SECTION, PALAMANER OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Puttareddigari Seshadri Reddy, working as Additional Assistant Engineer, APSPDCL, Rural Section, Palamaner of Chittoor District was caught red handed on 06.05.2008 at 19.00 Hrs., when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/- at his office in Palamaner town, Chittoor District for doing the official favour of providing power service connection to the bore well of the complainant Sri Galeti Narasimhulu in his village. The right hand fingers and inner linings of the shirt pocket of the A.O yielded positive results when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from A.O. The A.O is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT MANAGER, A.P STATE FINANCIAL CORPORATION TIRUPATI BRANCH, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K. Subrahmanyam, Assistant Manager Office of Senior Branch Manager , A.P State Financial Corporation, Tirupati Branch, Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the Managing Director A.P. State Financial Corporation Hyderabad following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 24-12-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of returning the loan clearance certificate and original documents pledged by the complainant.

SRI P. PARANDHAMAIAH, S.I. OF POLICE & SRI K. BHUJANGA RAO, P.C, CHINNA GANJAM POLICE STATION OF PRAKASHAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri P. Parandhamaiah, S.I. of Police, Chinna Ganzam Police Station, Prakasham District (.A.0.1) and Sri K. Bhujanga Rao, P.C. (Writer) Chinna Ganjam Police Station, Prakasham District, were caught red handed in the Police Station, when they demanded and accepted bribe an amount of Rs.5,000/- by the former and Rs.1,000/- by the latter from the Complainant Sri K. Srinivasa Rao on 05.05.2008 at about 7-40 P.M. for filing a Final Report in the court in a case which was already recommended for dropping action by the D.S.P. Both hands of A.O.1 and A.O.2 yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.6,000/- (Rs.5,000/- + Rs.1,000/-) was recovered from the Accused Officers at their instance. The accused officers were arrested and are being produced before the Special Court, Nellore.

SRI BHUKYA BALA KRISHNA, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, 33-11 KV SUB-STATION, EPDC OF AP LIMITED, RAGHAVAPURAM, WEST GODAVARI DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Bhukya Bala Krishna, S/o Ramulu, 32 years, Assistant Engineer, 33-11 KV Sub-Station, EPDC of AP Limited, Raghavapuram, Chintalapudi Mandal, West Godavari District was trapped by ACB Officials of Eluru Range, on 3.5.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 4000/- from the complainant Sri Akula Vayunandana Rao, a farmer 25 years, Kamalapuram Village, Chintalapudi Mandal, W.G.District for showing official favour of converting the transformer from single phase connection to three phase for the agricultural motor of the complainant. The Accused Officer was arrested on yesterday i.e. 3.5.2008 and is being produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 4.5.2008.

JUNIOR AUDITOR, OFFICE OF DISTRICT AUDIT OFFICER, STATE AUDIT, KADAPA PUNISHED WITH STOPPAGE OF 2 INCREMENTS WITH CUMULATIVE EFFECT ON PENSION WHO TURNED HOSTILED DURING THE TRIAL OF ANOTHER CASE

Smt K.Obulamma, Junior Auditor, District Audit Office, State Audit Kadapa was awarded a penalty of stoppage of 2 annual grade increments with cumulative effect following departmental action against her. Earlier Smt K.Obulamma turned hostile during the trial of the trap case against Sri S.A. Gaffar, Junior Auditor, Office of the District Audit Officer, Kadapa in the court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore by resiling from her earlier statement recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C. with a view to helping the Accused Officer who was her colleague. Hence a departmental enquiry was initiated against her.

LINE INSPECTOR, APSPDCL,(OPERATION) YERPEDU, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Badveli Sivakumar, Line Inspector, Operation Section, A.P.S.P.D.C.L. Yerpedu Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the department following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/-.Earlier Sri B. Sivakumar was trapped by ACB Officials on 11.3.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, for processing his application and recommending sanction of new electricity service connection to his newly constructed house, sanctioned under the Weaker Section Housing Programme.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS BELONGING TO SRI MANEPALLI VEERA VENKATA SATYANARAYANA MURTHY, FOREST RANGE OFFICER, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DIST.

ACB Officials conducted simultaneous searches on the residential premises of Sri Manepalli Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Murthy, Forest Range Officer, (Territorial), Eluru, West Godavari district on 1.5.2008 at Eluru, Nidadavole and Vadali Village of Penugonda Mandal , West Godavari dist. The A.O was found in possession of two buildings in Tanuku and Vijayawada towns worth Rs. 35,08,300/- , one house site measuring 457 sq.yards at Tanuku worth Rs. 33,500/-, Agricultural lands measuring 6.2 acres at Vadali village, Penugonda Mandal Kakinada worth Rs. 3,91,201/-, Gold Ornaments worth Rs. 3,42,625/-, Silver articles worth Rs. 29,122/- , Cash of Rs. 3,41,600/-, House hold articles worth Rs. 2,48,861/-. All worth Rs. 48,92,209/-. Besides the above, the accused officer paid insurance premia of LIC & Bajaj Allianz totaling Rs. 3,84,073/-. Investigation is in progress. The accused officer was earlier suspended twice by the Forest department. Two criminal cases were also registered against the Accused Officer vide Cr.No. 271/98 U/s 409 IPC of 2 Town P.S. Vijayawada and Cr. No. 129/98 U/s 403 IPC at Nunna P.S. Vijayawada City in 1998 and was banned from promotion for 5 years. The Accused Officer was arrested on 1.5.2008 and will be produced before the Hon’ble court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 2.5.2008.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, NAGARKURNOOL OF MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT SRI VEMULA VISHWANATH CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 7,000/-

Sri Vemula Vishwanath S/o V.Keshavulu, age 56 years, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Nagarkurnool of Mahabubnagar district was caught red-handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at Nagarkurnool at 1205 hours on 01.05.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e. “for recording the work in Measurement Book and to prepare the bill pertaining to the contract work of building of a community hall at Chalkapalli village by the complainant and to forward the same for sanction”. The right hand fingers of AO and the contact portion of the table and the bottom surface of the Calculator which came into contact with tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs. 7,000/- was recovered from the table of AO which was kept underneath the Calculator at the instance of AO. Accused Officer is arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 1 Crores BELONGING TO SRI MOHD. IQBAL, SURVEY OFFICER, TOWN PLANNING SECTION, GHMC, HYDERABAD.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Mohd. Iqbal, Survey Officer, Town Planning section, GHMC, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Shanti Nagar, Hyderabad, his brother & father-in-law’s house etc. on 01.05.2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 1 Crore (Rupees One Crore) The assets include three houses (One each at Shanti Nagar, Azizbagh and Shaikpet, Hyderabad), two apartments (one each at Shaikpet and Tolichowki, Hyderabad) , two house plots and 8 acres of agricultural land near Zaheerabad, Medak District etc., immovable properties worth Rs.75,68,670/-. The documents were kept in a college back and thrown in the over head water tank of AO’s residence at Shanti Nagar and same was recovered from their. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 5,08,000/, about two KGs gold worth Rs.16,00,000/-, One Maruti Swift worth Rs. 5.60 lakhs, one Maruthi WagonR Car worth Rs.3 lakhs etc. movable assets worth Rs.29,68,000/-. In all so far the value of assets came to Rs.1,05,36,670/-. The searches are in progress. The inventory of house hold articles and bank balances will have to be compiled which will increase the value of assets. Sri Mohd Iqbal is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

APRIL - 2008

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.38 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KORANGI. VENKATESWARA RAO, ADDL ASST ENGINEER (OPERATIONS) EPDCL, ELURU , W.G.DISTRICT.

ACB Officials conducted simultaneous searches on 30.04.2008. on the residential premises of Sri. Korangi Venkateswara Rao, Additional Assistant Engineer (Oprns), EPDC of AP Limited, D-3 Section, Eluru, W.G. District at Eluru, Tanuku and Nidadavole. The A.O was found in Possession of building worth Rs. 20,00,000/-, house sites worth Rs. 10,16,120/-, Vehicle worth Rs2,50,000/-, Gold ornaments worth Rs. 1,96,000/-, Bank Balances of Rs. 60,000/-, NSC Bonds of Rs1,00,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs.2,50,000/- all worth Rs.38,72,120/- A locker key of UCO Bank, Eluru was found and seized and the locker is yet to be opened. Searches are continuing .The A.O. is being arrested on 30.4.2008 and will be produced before the Honourable special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 1.5.2008.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON THE WORK PERTAINING TO LAYING OF NABARD ROAD FROM ROMPEDU TO MITTAPALLI (5.95 KM) OF YELLANDU MANDAL, KHAMMAM DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on the work pertaining to laying of NABARD Road from Rompedu to Mittapalli ( 5.95 KM) of Yellandu Mandal, Khammam district on 29-4-2008 & 30-4-2008 and it was found that an amount of Rs. 10.75 lakhs was claimed from Pay and Accounts Office, Khammam for having laid 3 layers of W.B.M Road for 3 KMs but whereas on physical checking it was found that only 1.6 KM extent was laid with a third layer and the remaining 1.4 KM is still incomplete. Some records from P&AO’s Office and Office of the Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Kothagudem were seized for further investigation.

SRI T. MOHAMMED, SENIOR ASSISTANT AND SRI S. NARASIMHULU, JR. ASSISTANT,O/O. SUB-REGISTRAR, DUVVUR, KADAPA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T. Mohammed, Senior Assistant, o/o. Sub-Registrar, Duvvur, Kadapa District was caught, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) from the Complainant Sri Galla Mahaboob Basha, age 28 years as bribe through Sri Sunkara Narasimhulu, Jr. Assistant o/o. Sub-Registrar, Duvvur, who was caught red-handed on 28.04.2008 at 4.30 P.M., for issuing the registered document. The Chemical Test yielded positive result, when the hands of the Jr. Assistant were tested and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from Sri S. Narasimhulu, Jr. Assistant at his instance. Both Accused Officers have been arrested and are being produced before the Special Court, Nellore. The Case is Under Investigation.

SRI R. CHANDRA KIRAN REDDY, S.I. OF POLICE, HUMAYUN NAGAR POLICE STATION, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri R. Chandra Kiran Reddy, S.I. of Police, Humayun Nagar Police Station, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his Police Station, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- (Rupees Four Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri Mohd. Zakariya on 28.04.2008 at 1-50 P.M.for showing official favour of not filing charge sheet against him in Cr.No.103/2008 of Humayun Nagar P.S. After accepting the illegal gratification the S.I. tried to run away from the police station by boarding an R.T.C. Bus stationed by the side of the Humayun Nagar P.S. The ACB officials intercepted the bus and caught him red-handed when the S.I. tried to swallow the tainted bribe amount by keeping it, in his mouth. He was brought to Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, where he was made to spit out the bribe amount. The bribe amount was seized. Both his hands and Saliva swab, etc. tested positive. The A.O. is arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is Under Investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE STOPPED IN FULL IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of A.P. issued orders withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Dr. K.Ananda Rao, Professor of Medicine (Retired) as he was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment of one and half years and to pay a total fine of Rs. 2000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in a trap case. He was earlier trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 14.5.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the medical students for doing official favour of awarding pass marks in Practical Examination.

SRI T.S.A PRASAD, INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND SRI RAVINDER REDDY, CONSTABLE, CCS, SAROORNAGAR, CYBERABAD IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri T.S.A. Prasad Inspector of Police, CCS, Saroornagar, Cyberabad Commissionarate, Hyderabad and Sri Ravinder Reddy, Police Constable, CCS, Saroornagar, Cyberabad Commissionarate demanded Rs. 5,000/- from Sri M. Raju, a Motor Cycle mechanic with whom the Yamaha Motor Cycle bearing No. AP 13 A 63 r was available stating that it was stolen vehicle and he will be booked along with the thief. The A.O:1, Inspector has taken Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant 19.04.2008 and asked him to give the remaining Rs. 3,500/- within two days. The complainant informed the same to TV.9 and paid Rs. 2,500/- on 24.04.2008 to Ravinder Reddy (A.O:2) which was video graphed. Both Accused demanded the remaining Rs. 1,000/- bribe to be paid with in two days. The complainant lodged the compliant with ACB along with the C.D on 25.04.2008 basing which ACB registered a case and took up investigation. The Accused were caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 12.30 P.M on 26-04-2008 when they demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant for not implicating him in the Motor Cycle theft case. The Motor Cycle which was taken by A.O:1 and A.O:2 on 19.04.2008 was available in their office without any record of seizure. Chemical test conducted on fingers of the both hands of A.O-2 Sri Ravinder Reddy and the inner flaps of his pant pocket yielded positive result. The bribe amount was recovered from the possession of A.O:2. They are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER, GUNTUR TOWN, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada convicted Smt. Mattam Rudramma, Divisional Panchayat Officer, Guntur, Guntur district. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and he further sentenced her to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(2) (d), r/w 13 (1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Smt M.Rudramma, former Divisional Panchayat Officer, Guntur town, Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 4.6.2004 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant who retired from service as attender, for doing the official favour of forwarding the complainant’s pension papers to District Audit Officer, State Audit, Guntur for sanction of pension.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER OF ELECTRICAL SUB-STATION, MUSUNUR IN KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri CH.Gopal Rao, Assistant Engineer, formerly at Musunur in Krishna district and presently working as Assistant Engineer, A.P. Transco, Nuzividu, Krishna district consequent on his reinstatement. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri CH.Gopal Rao under Section 248(2) of Cr.P.C. and sentenced him to undergo Simple Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was further sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under Section 13(1)(d) read with 13(2) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the Assistant Engineer was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- on 7.3.2003 from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing his application for agricultural power connection.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 65 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KASIREDDY NARSIMHA REDDY, EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by the ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Kasireddy Narsimha Reddy, S/o Late Raghunath Reddy, age 55 years, Excise Superintendent, Nizamabad on 25.04.2008 at his residence and relative’s residence at Hyderabad, Nizamabad and Nalgonda. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 65,00,000/- (Rupees Sixty Lakhs only). The total assets include 2 (Two) plots at Ibrahimpatnam, R.R.District, 4 (Four) apartments – Two at Saroornagar and Two at Jubilee Hills, One 3 storied building at Nallakunta, Hyderabad, 133 tulas of gold worth Rs. 10,00,000/-, 6 kgs. silver ornaments worth Rs. 1,00,000/-, cash of Rs. 95,000/-, Insurance worth Rs. 3.5 lakhs, Chits worth Rs. 2.5 lakhs, Shares worth Rs. 1,00,000/-, Bank balance worth Rs. 4,00,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs. 2 lakhs. Sri Kasireddy Narsimha Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

C.T.O. CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri C.Sreepathi, former Commercial Tax Officer (Audit), Ferozguda circle, Ranga Reddy district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the P.C. Act, 1988 for possession of disproportionate assets. The court also ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of Rs. 13,95,751-72 to the Government.

SRI A.KISHAN RAO, SENIOR ACCOUNTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri A.Kishan Rao, former Senior Accountant District Insurance Office, Khammam has been dismissed from service by the Department following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped on 05.01.2001 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from an attender of Social Welfare Department for showing official favour of getting sanction of A.P.G.L.I. Loan of Rs. 5,000/- .

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.72 LAKHS BELONGING TO SMT.P.LAKSHMI, INSPECTOR OF EXCISE & PROHIBITION, I.M.L. DEPOT, VANASTALIPURAM, HYDERABAD.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Smt. P.Lakshmi, Inspector of Prohibition & Excise, I.M.L. Depot, Vanastalipuram, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, residence of the Accused Officer at Santoshnagar, Hyderabad, Sarampet Tanda of Marriguda Mandal of Nalgonda Dist & his close relatives at Dathunagar, Balapur X Roads, Maruthinagar, Hyderabad etc. on 24-04-2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs72 lakhs (Rupees Seventy two lakhs).The assets include two houses at Maruthinagar, Hyderabad one house at Sarampet Tanda of Marriguda Mandal, Nalgonda Dist, one house plot at Janardhan Reddy Colony, Santoshnagar, Hyderabad, 15 Acres of Orange garden, one acre of mango garden at Sarampet of Marriguda (M), Nalgonda District etc., immovable properties worth Rs. 51,10,500/-. She is also found in possession of house hold articles worth Rs,.2,58,000/-, one TATA Sumo worth Rs. 4 lakhs, one Maruthi Car worth Rs.3 lakhs, two Hero Honda motor cycles worth of Rs. One lakh. On information that the accused officer has been indulging in money lending, the officials of Bureau searched the house of a close friend of the A.O. and seized cash of Rs. 12,45,000/- which was kept for money lending. Documents are also seized showing money lending to the tune of another Rs. Two lakhs. The searches are in progress. The two lockers standing in the name of Smt.P.Laxmi and her husband have to be searched. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Prl. Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS BELONGING TO SRI M.KRISHNAIAH, FOREST RANGE OFFICER, BALAPALLE RANGE, KODUR MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT.

Today i.e. on 23.04.2008, the A.C.B. Officials of Tirupati Range on credible information had conducted simultaneous raids and house searches on the houses of the Accused Officer Sri Mude Krishnaiah, Forest Range Officer, Balapalle Range, Kodur Mandal, Kadapa District and his relatives at Tirupati and Piler of Chittoor District and Kodur of Kadapa District. During the house searches, the following assets/properties in the name of the Accused Officer and his family members were unearthed and seized. 1. Three storied building at Siva Jyothi Nagar, Tirupati 2. Two storied building at Rajeev Nagar, Tirupati 3. Two shops at Rajeev Nagar, Tirupati 4. Constructed 12 rooms at Rajeev Nagar, Tirupati 5. Two storied building at Padmavathi Nagar, Piler 6. Two house sites at Lingeswara Nagar, Tirupati 7. House site at Mangalam, Tirupati 8. House plot at Yogimallavaram, Tiruchanur 9. Two houses at Chriopalle Village, Tirupati Rural Mandal 10. Three motor cycles 11. About 500 grams of gold jewels 12. About 1 ½ kg. of Silver articles 13. About 3 kgs of red sander idols 14. Antelope’s (Deer) Horns – 6 Nos The registered value of total assets held by the A.O is around Rs. 38.75 lakhs. The market value is likely to be much higher. The Accused Officer Sri M.Krishnaiah was arrested for corrupt practices on 23.04.2008 at 17.45 Hrs. and he is being produced before the concerned Court.

SRI KANUMILLI NAGENDRA RAO, PANCHAYAT SECRETARAY IN A.C.B. NET

On 22.4.2008 Sri Kanumilli Nagendra Rao, Panchayat Secretary, Amberpet Village, Bhimadole Mandal, W.G. District was trapped by ACB Officials at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1000/- from Sri Jalapathi Veera Raghavulu, S/o Krishna Rao, 38 yrs. resident of Kondreddy Nagar, H/o Amberpet, Bhimadole Mandal, W.G. District for showing official favour of reducing the house tax in revision of the house of the father of the complainant from Rs. 3000/- to Rs. 800/- and to issue the house tax receipt. All the relevant records pertaining to the complainant were seized from the possession of the Accused Officer. The Accused Officer was arrested at 23.30 hours on 22.4.2008 and is produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 23.4.2008. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DIVISION, KARIMNAGAR SRI RACHERLA VASANTHAM CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 10,000/-

Sri Racherla Vasantham, S/o Lingaiah, age 56 years, Executive Engineer, Irrigation Division, Karimnagar was caught red handed by the A.C.B Officials at his office at 1.00 PM on 21.04.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e. “to deliver cheque worth Rs. 2,60,224/- which is the balance amount pertaining to the construction of Check Dam under-taken by the complainant”. Right hand fingers of the A.O. and the paper with which the AO lifted the tainted amount and kept in the table drawer and the register on which the money was kept in the drawer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the right side table drawer of the Accused officer at his instance. Sri Racherla Vasantham will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SUB TREAUSRY OFFICER, RAMAYAMPET, MEDAK DISTRICT SRI BANDARI PANDARI GOUD CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 3,500/-

Sri Bandari Pandari Goud, S/o Sanga Goud, age 55 years, Sub-Treasury Officer, Ramayampet, Medak was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 11.15 AM on 21.4.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,500/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favor i.e “to pass the pension & gratuity bill of the father of the complainant”. Page Nos. 60 and 61 of the Diary in which the AO instructed the complainant to keep the money was subjected to chemical test which yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 3,500/- was recovered from in-between the page Nos. 60 and 61 of the diary seized from the wooden rack at the instance of the Accused Officer. Sri Bandari Pandari Goud will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI JANGLI ABDUL KAREEM BASHA, ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, GORENTLA SUB- DIVISION, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

On 20.04.2008 morning ACB officials of Anantapur Range, caught red handed Sri Abdul Kareem Basha, Asst EE, Panchayat Raj Anantpur district when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- from the complainant Vooruvakili Rathnappa Chowdary, S/o Chinna Ramappa, Anantapur district, partner in the contract work of PMG road (Byrapuram – Settipalli Road) for doing official favour i.e., to send work completion report of PMG Road (B.T. Road of 8.2 KMs ) along with original M.Books and estimates. Both hands of the A.O were subjected to the chemical test and yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered form the possession of the A.O During the search of the said house, Rs.10,000/- were also seized, as the A.O failed to give Satisfactory explanation about the possession of Rs.10,000/-. The A.O. is arrested and is being produced before the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, A.P., Hyderabad.

SMT. SRIMATI. D.KODANDAPANI, M.P.D.O., YADAGIRIGUTTA, NALGONDA DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. Srimati D. Kodandapani, M.P.D.O., Yadagirigutta, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at about 5.10 P.M on 18.04.2008 when she demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri B.Ramakrishna for passing the bills of Rs. 30,000/- and for issuing cheque pertaining to the repairs of lavatories and pipe lines at Z.P.H.S, Motokondur. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the A.O. Smt. Srimati D.Kodandapani is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHASILDAR, MAKLOOR MANDAL, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT SRI GOPI MOHAN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5,000/-

Sri Gopi Mohan, S/o G.Pochaiah, age 52 years, Tahasildar, Makloor Mandal, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 4.00 PM on 18.4.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e. “granting the house site patta for 1 acre agricultural land to the complainant”. Both hand fingers, hand-kerchief and the paper in which the tainted currency was wrapped, when subjected to chemical test, yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the top of a chair placed beside the seat of Sri Gopi Mohan, at his instance. Sri Gopi Mohan is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT/DISTELLERY MANAGER, K.C.P.LTD., VUYYURU, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri K.Chenchuramaiah, former Excise Superintendent/Distillery Manager, K.C.P. Ltd. Vuyyuru, Krishna District for possession of disproportionate assets and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and also to pay a fine of Rs. 25,000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Inspector of Police, ACB, Nellore was directed to take steps for recovery of Rs. 26,15,994/- from the assets of the Accused Officer, if he failed to pay the said amount within two months.

DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, OFFICE SUPDT (ALL RETD) & SR. ASST OF OFFICE OF DMHO, ANANTAPUR AND BRANCH MANAGER (RETD) OF FEDCON OF ANANTAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Dr. M.Srinivasan (Retd), former DM & HO, Anantapur, Sri K.Narayana (Retd.), former Administrative Officer, Sri G.Ramprasad Babu (Retd), former Office Supdt.; Sri B.Hanumanthu, former Sr. Asst. O/o D.M & H.O, Anantapur and Sri M.Raganatha Gupta (Retd), former Branch Manager, A.P.State Co-Op. Consumers Federation (FEDCON), Anantapur district. The Judge sentenced the above five accused to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence u/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, the Accused Officers were ordered to suffer three months simple imprisonment. They were also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offences u/s 120-B IPC for conspiracy and in default of payment of fine, they were ordered to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Dr. M.Srinivasan and 3 others of DMHO with active connivance of Sri N.Raghunadha Gupta, former Branch Managers of FEDCON , Anantapur district purchased materials at excess rates as compared to rates approved by the District Collector, Anantapur and caused pecuniary advantage to a tune of Rs. 2,00,800/- to themselves and corresponding loss to the Government.

30% PENSION CUT AND WITHHELDING OF ENTIRE GRATUITY OF LAY SECRETARY, S.V.R.R. HOSPITAL, TIRUPATI IN ACB SURPRISE CHECK CASE

Sri K.Radhakrishnaiah, former Lay Secretary (Grade-I), S.V.R.R. Hospital, Turupati, Chittoor district has been awarded the punishment of 30% permanent cut in pension and gratuity in full, by the Government, following departmental enquiry against him. Earlier, on credible information that the officials of S.V.R.R. Hospital, Turupati, Chittoor district and its Pharmacy Section were committing a number of irregularities in the local purchase of medicines and other surgical goods, a surprise check was conducted on the Pharmacy Section of the Hospital by the officials of A.C.B. Several irregularities were found, leading to initiation of departmental action against him.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri S.Chnadramouli, former Senior Assistant , Serilingampally Municipality, Ranga Reddy district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the P.C. Act, 1988 for possession of disproportionate assets. The Court also ordered confiscation of the disproportionate assets of Rs. 11,30,218/- to the Government.

MANDAL ENGINEERING OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri K.Vijayakumar Das, Mandal Engineering Officer, Panchayat Raj Department, Gajapathinagaram, Vizianagaram district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Mandal Engineering Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 2000/- from the complainant to do an official favour in finalization of bill amount of Rs. 10,000/- towards the work of laying a cement road executed by the complainant.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri A.V.Surender Kumar, former Assistant Commercial Tax Officer (Registration), Ranigunj Circle, Secunderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 7 of P.C. Act 1988 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the A.C.B officials on 23.8.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant for giving a favorable inspection report with regard to complainant’s shop and for not harassing him in future.

FULL PENSION AND OTHER TERMINAL BENEFITS OF NPDCL EMPLOYEES WITHHELD PERMANENTLY IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri V.Sudarshanam, former Junior Accounts Officer and Sri G.Manikyam, former Upper Division Clerk, O/o Divisional Electrical Engineer, Operations & Constructions Division, Northern Power Distribution Company Limited, Nizamabad district were awarded the punishment of withholding of their pension and other terminal benefits permanently by the department, consequent to their conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, they were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 9.7.2003 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- each from a retired Additional Assistant Engineer for doing official favour to process the files for issue of his last pay certificate.

SRI SARDAR HARI KIRTAN SINGH, S.I OF POLICE, TRAFFIC, SULTAN BAZAR, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Sardar Hari Kirtan Singh, S.I of Police, Traffic, Sultan Bazar, Hyderabad was caught red handed by at Afzalgunj X Roads, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand and Five Hundred) as bribe from the Complainant on 15.04.2008 at 8.30 P.M. for releasing the seized Auto belonging to Complainant. Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount was recovered from him at his instance. He was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri N.Kotilingam, former Senior Assistant, Office of the Khammam Municipality, Khammam has been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 350/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 350/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13 (1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 5.2.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant for mutation of his house in his name.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A CASE OF DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Payyavula Devendra Prakash, former Senior Assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer (H.G), A.P.H.B, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months, for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (e) of P.C. Act, 1988. The Special Judge also ordered for confiscation of properties worth Rs. 2,40,025/-. Earlier he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his lawful income to the tune of Rs. 8,38,043/- in a case investigated by the Bureau.

POLICE OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. NET

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri J.Rama Mohana Rao, former Inspector of Police, C.I.D., Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 16.6.2001 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- for showing official favour i.e. for sending a favourable enquiry report in respect of an Educational Institution (Indo-American Hotel Management Academy) run by the complainant.

HOSTEL WELFARE OFFICEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE.

Smt. Baby Maheswaramma, former Hostel Welfare Officer, Backward Classes Welfare Girl’s Kamepelli (V) and (M), Khammam district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced her to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, she was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 28-10-2003 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the owner of the Hostel building to hand over a demand draft towards rentals for 3 months.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, GUNTUR IN ACB NET

Sri G.Stephen, Revenue Inspector, Municipal Corporation, Guntur was caught red handed at his house, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 09.04.2008 at 5.55 P.M. for converting the commercial permit of his house to residential permit. Chemical test yielded positive result on both hands, fingers and inner lining of the left shirt pocket of Sri G.Stephen, Revenue Inspector. Sri G.Stephen, Revenue Inspector was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.88 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI M. VIJAYA KUMAR, REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER,UPPAL R.T.A., R.R. DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house and office of Sri M. Vijaya Kumar, Regional Transport Officer, Uppal Regional Transport Authority, Ranga Reddy District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 09.04.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including 1 residential house, 3 plots in Hyderabad and 47 acres of land in Nalgonda District all worth Rs.50,00,000/-. Movable properties include 2 bank accounts with total bank balances of about Rs.11,000/-, Gold and Silver articles and valuable stones and diamonds all worth Rs.8,70,000/-, Skoda 2002 model car worth Rs.10 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.9 lakhs, Insurance policies worth Rs.5,40,000/- and net cash of Rs.1,35,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.88,56,000/- were unearthed during the searches. Sri M. Vijaya Kumar, Regional Transport Officer, Uppal Regional Transport Authority, Ranga Reddy District is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

TAHASILDAR, MENTADA MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.S.M.Guru Charan Rao, Tahsildar, Mentada Mandal, Vizianagaram district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 08.04.2008 A.N. for issue of pattadar passbook to the complainant . Chemical Test yielded positive result on his right hand fingers and bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri P.S.M.Gurucharan Rao, Tahsildar at his instance. Sri P.S.M.Guru Charan Rao is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, EHT LINES, A.P. TRANSCO, WANAPARTHY, MAHABUBNAGAR SRI EPURI PRABHAKAR CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 12,000/-

Sri Epuri Prabhakar, S/o Eebusetty, age 46 years, Assistant Engineer, E.H.T. Lines, A.P. Transco, Wanaparthy, Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Sai Prem Vegetarian Restaurant, Ameerpet, Hyderabad at 3.20 PM on 3.4.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 12,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e. “for preparing the bills for January and February Rs. 1,40,000/- pertaining to the contract work of maintenance of HT Lines and Sub-stations of Wanaparthy area by the complainant “. Both hand fingers, the inner linings of the left pant pocket and inside lining of plastic carry bag of Sri Epuri Prabhakar, when subjected to chemical test, yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 12,000/- was recovered from the plastic carry bag of Sri Epuri Prabhakar at his instance. Sri Epuri Prabhakar will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR, PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB CASE.

Sri N. Rajendra Prasad, former Asst Electrical Inspector O/o Chief Electrical Inspector to Government has been awarded the Punishment of with holding of his pension and gratuity in full permanently by the department as he was convicted in a trap case by the court of Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped on 28.9.2000 by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.650/- from an electrician to issue Instruments Test Certificate to enable him to apply for ‘B’ grade electrical contractor licence.

MULTI EXTENTION OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE.

Sri A.Simhachalam Naidu, Multi Purpose Extention Officer of officer of the District Medical and Health Officer , Visakhapatnam, was dismissed form service by the government of Andhra Pradesh for having been convicted under section 7 and 13 (2) read with section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption act, 1988. Earlier, Sri A. Simhachalam Naidu, Multi purpose Extention Officer, O/o D.M. and H.O., Visakhapatnam was trapped on 3.9.2001.by the Officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- for showing official favour in processing and granting Health approval for the poultry Farm of the complainant.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN THE MISAPPROPRIATION CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri T. Vasudeva Rao Junior Assistant., Small Savings Section, O/o District Collector & Magistrate, West Godavari district for the offence punishable under Sec. 13 (1) (d) r/w Sec, 13 (2) of the PC Act and sentenced him to under go simple imprisonment for a period of 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months. The cash of Rs. 20,940/- was ordered to be confiscated to State. Earlier, a surprise check was conduced by the officials of A.C.B. on 27.9.2002 at Palacole, West Godavari district, The amount was collected by the Junior Asst from 54 authority savings agents working under the jurisdiction of Palacole Head Post Office. On information that the Junior assistant was collecting 2 percent from each of the agent on the incentive amount being disbursed to the agents through Demand Drafts, the ACB Officials carried out the surprise check at the office of Savings Agents Association at Palacole.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 59,00,000/- (RUPEES FIFTY NINE LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI KOTARU RAMAKRISHNA, PROHIBITION AND EXCISE INSPECTOR, RANASTHALAM, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Visakhapatnam and other places by A.C.B. officials over the residential house and office of Sri Kotaru Ramakrishna, Prohibition & Excise Inspector, Ranasthalam, Srikakulam District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 02.04.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one flat, seven house sites and 25 acres of land in and around Yelamanchili (V), Visakhapatnam District, all worth Rs. 50,18,100/-. Movable properties include investment in shares valued Rs. 1,91,762/-, investment in Margadarshi Chits Valued Rs. 98,000/-, gold and silver jewellery and articles worth Rs. 1,00,000/- bank balances in the name of A.O. and his family members worth Rs. 2,23,000/-, house hold articles worth Rs. 2,50,000/- and Insurance policies worth Rs. 32,896/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 59,13,758-00 were unearthed during the searches. Sri K.Ramakrishna is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU, VIJAYAWADA UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI. VELAGAPUDI SAI KISHORE, DY.EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PACHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, SINGARAYAKONDA, PRAKASHAM DISTRICT

The A.C.B., Vijayawda registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Velagapudi Sai Kishore, Dy .Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Singarayakonda, Prakasham Dist and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, and residential premises of Sri Sai Kishore in Ongole Dist. and of his close relatives in Hyderabad on 02-04-2008, which resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 1,00,40,500( One Crore forty thousand and five hundred). The assets include one apartment at Kukatpally, Hyderabad and two apartments at Vijayawada worth Rs.39,80,000/-; five house plots at Vijayawada worth Rs.19,12,300/-; two plots at Tellapur, Medak Dist. and one plot Kukatpally Hyderabad worth Rs.2,69,500/-; five Acres Agricultural Lands at Bhimadole, West Godavari Dist worth Rs.2,25,000/- etc. immovable properties all worth Rs.63,86,800/-. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs.2,48,000/; Bank balances of Rs.10,24,000/-; Gold of about 200 grams worth Rs.1,40,000/-; house hold articles worth Rs.2,65,000/-; One Santro Car worth Rs. 1,50,000/-; one Motor Cycle worth Rs._48,000/; LIC, H.D.F.C, I.C.I.C.I, Barathi Axa, Bajaj Aliance insurance policies worth Rs.9,43,700/-; promissory note showing money lending to the tune of Rs.8,35,000/-etc., movable assets to the tune of Rs.36,53,700/-. The searches are in progress. One locker standing in the name of Sri Velagapudi Sai Kishore and his wife at Andhra Bank, Ongole is yet to be searched. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR & S.I OF POLICE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. cases Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Prabhakar Reddy, former Circle Inspector of Police, and Sri G.Veeraiah, former S.I of Police, Dubbaka Police Station, Medak district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each for the offences punishable under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said police officers were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 16.05.2002 when they demanded and accepted bribes of Rs.10,000/- and 5000/- respectively from the complainant for doing official favour of arresting the accused who had kidnapped the complainant’s daughter.

ZONAL MANAGER , A.P.I.I.C., KURNOOL DISTRICT SRI SAMAYAMANTRI RAVI PRASAD CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 40,000/-

Sri Samayamantri Ravi Prasad, S/o. Venkateswarlu, age 54 Years, Zonal Manager, A.P.I.I.C., Kurnool District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at his residence at 8.30 PM on 1-4-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 40,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e “ as a reward for having released earlier Rs. 2.40 Lakhs relating to the painting & sticking work executed by the complainant to pass the balance bill worth Rs. 67,000/- and to help him in award of works in future“. The right hand fingers of Sri S. Ravi Prasad yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 40,000/- was recovered from the almirah located in the bed room of Sri S. Ravi Prasad at his instance. Sri S. Ravi Prasad is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, BOLLIKUNTA VILLAGE , SANGEM MANDAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT SRI GUGULOTH SHANKAR CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 1,000/-

Sri Guguloth Shankar, S/o. Bhavsingh, age 32 years, Village Revenue Officer, Bollikunta Village, Sangem Mandal, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence in H.No. 1-7-1032 , Santosh Nagar, Hunter Road, Hanamkonda at 7.35 A.M on 1.4.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1000/- as bribe from the complainant “to issue pattadarpass book “ to the complainant. Left hand fingers of Sri Guguloth Shankar and the inside pages of the diary in which he had kept the money , yielded positive result when subjected to the chemical test . Tainted amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the diary on the table of Sri Guguloth Shankar at his instance. Sri Guguloth Shankar will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, LAXMIPURAM (V), KALIGIRI (M), NELLORE DISTRICT SRI GOSIPATHALA BUDDA PENCHALAIAH CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs.1,500/-

Sri Gosipathala Budda Penchalaiah,S/o. Ankaiah, age 53 years, Village Revenue Officer, Laxmipuram Village, Kaligiri Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 12.15 PM on 1.4.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,500/- as bribe from the complainant “to issue pattadarpass book “. Left hand fingers of Sri Gosipathala Budda Penchalaiah and the inner linings of his left pant pocket , When subjected to the chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered from the left pant pocket of Sri Gosipathala Budda Penchalaiah at his instance. Sri Gosipathala Budda Penchalaiah will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYATH SECRETARY, GURRAPU VILLAGE, I/c, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, JEELAKUNTA VILLAGE, ODELA MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT SRI GURRAPU LAXMAN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs.1,500/-

Sri Gurrapu Laxaman, S/o. G.Shankaraih, age 48 years, Panchayath Secretary, Gurrapu Village and I/c. Village Revenue Officer, Jeelakunta Village, Odela Mandal, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at the Complainant’s Rice Mill at Jeelakunta Village at 12.15 PM on 01.04.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,500/- as bribe from the complainant “to issue pattadar pass book”. Both hand fingers and the inner linings of the shirt pocket of Sri Gurrapu Laxman, when subjected to the chemical test, yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,500/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of Sri Gurrapu Laxman at his instance. Sri Gurrapu Laxman will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI SURENDRA BAHADUR, CHIEF ENGINEER, A.P. HOUSING BOARD AND HIS WIFE ARE CONVICTED BY THE HON’BLE PRL. SPL. JUDGE FOR SPE & ACB CASES, HYDERABAD FOR POSSESSING DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

A case was registered vide Cr. No. 6/ACB-CIU-HYD/2000 against above Chief Engineer on 19.09.2000 and investigated by the Bureau for possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 2,22,21,440/- . The searches revealed that he was holding 7 houses and 1 house plot in Hyderabad city. He was holding 14 bank lockers in seven Banks at Hyderabad and an amount of Rs. 2,08,80,386/- cash was seized from all lockers and the bank balances of about Rs. 22.00 lakhs were freezed . He was keeping the cash in benami accounts in various banks including A.P.State Co-Op. Bank, Troopbazar, Masabtank, Vidyuthsouda, Charminar branch. Charge sheet was filed on 21.11.2003. Sri T.Ashok Kumar, the Hon’ble Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced Judgment in the reference mentioned case on 31.3.2008 convicting the Accused Officer-1, Sri Surendra Bahadur, Chief Engineer, (Retd), A.P. Housing Board , Hyderabad to under go R.I for three years and to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- for the offence under sections, 13(1) (e) R/W 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine the Accused Officer to suffer three months S.I and ordered for the confiscation of Rs. 2,01,05,181/- (Two crores one lakh five thousand one hundred and eighty one only) along with the accrued interest from the date of seizure. The total confiscation would come to more than four crores.The Hon’ble Judge sentence the A-2 Smt Y.Yashrupa Rani, wife of AO.1 to under go R.I for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- for the offence under section. 109 IPC and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer one month simple imprisonment.

RESERVE INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB, Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N. Krishna Reddy, former Reserve Inspector of Police of District Armed Reserve, Khammam and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 ½ Years and to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- for the offence punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months, for being in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income and ordered for confiscation of assets worth Rs. 5,03,971/-. Earlier during the course of investigation conducted by the Anti- Corruption Bureau, he was found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 7,96,329/-.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON B.C. WELFARE HOSTEL FOR GIRLS PENUGONDA, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

On 31-03-2008 at 6-00 p.m. A.C.B. Officials conducted a Surprise Check on the B.C.Welfare Hostel for Girls, Penugonda, West Godavari District. During the surprise check several irregularities being committed by the Hostel Welfare officer Smt. M.S. Glory Bai were noticed as under: (1)The Hostel Welfare Officer was not residing at Head Quarters. (2) She was keeping records at her residence at Bhimavaram. (3) She was utilizing the services of two private persons unauthorisedly. (4) The strength of the boarders was inflated in the records. (5) Physical stock did not tally with the stock registers and there were excess quantities of certain provisions. (6) Rs. 2 lakhs is estimated to be misappropriated by the Hostel Welfare Officer. Further action is being taken.

MARCH - 2008

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE.

Sri Y. V. Narasimha Rao, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Warangal Mandal, Warangal district has been convicted by the Principal special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The special Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 28-4-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant to issue a copy of the pahani.

BILL COLLECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases Hyderabad convicted Sri P. Rajashekar Reddy, former Bill Collector, Nizamabad Municipality & district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 300/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 7 of Prevention of corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 300/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Bill collector was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 15-4-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from the complainant for showing official favour for minimizing the house tax.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 35 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI VENKATA RAMI REDDY, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, R.W.S. ONGOLE, PRAKASHAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Gatla Venkata Rami Reddy, S/o Koti Reddy, age 51 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, R.W.S. Ongole at his residence and relative’s residence at Nellore & Ongole. On 29-3-2008. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 35,00,000/- (Rupees Thirty five Lakhs ). The total assets include 10 (Ten); Plots -2 (Two ) at Gudur, 2 (Two) at Macherla, and 6 (Six) at Nellore; 2 (Two) Houses –One house each at Nellore and Macherla; 1 (One) shop at Nellore; 1 Bajaj Motor Cycle; 1 Scooter; 10 tulas of Gold worth Rs. 50,000/- and Cash of Rs. 9,000/-; Insurances in LIC worth Rs.2.3 Lakhs and house hold articles worth Rs. 2 Lakhs. Sri GatlaVenkata Rami Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ANTI- CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.60 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI JEETHURI LAXMAN RAO, SENIOR ASSISTANT , O/o. C.T.O – III, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches Were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Jeethuri Laxman Rao, S/o. Tulisappa, age 53 Years, Senior Assistant, O/o. C.T.O. III, Kurnool District on 29-3-2008 at his residence and relative residence at Kurnool and Nandyal. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over 60,00,000/- (Rupees Sixty Lakhs). The total assets include 44 (Forty Four) Plots at Kurnool Town; a two Storied building at Kurnool; One shop at Kurnool ; 3 Motor Cycles; Gold Weighing 1 Kg worth Rs. 7 Lakhs; Insurances in LIC Worth Rs. 1 Lakh and house hold articles worth Rs.1 Lakh. Sri Jeethuri Laxman Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF MOTOR VEHICLES INSPECTOR WITHHELD IN ACB DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the pensionery benefits and Gratuity in full permanently of Sri G.Papi Reddy, formerly Motor Vehicle Inspector, O/o R.T.O., Karimnagar following his conviction in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the Bureau, he was found in possession of disproportionate assets to a tune of Rs. 26,66,258-83.

CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WITHHOLDING GTATUITY IN FULL IN ACB CASE FOR AN OFFICIAL OF THE A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION.

The government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders imposing punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently in respect of Sri A.V. Venugopal Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Visakhapatnam, while, on deputation to A.P. State Housing Corporation, following an enquiry by the Commissioner of Inquiries.Earlier, the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau conducted a surprise Check on the Scheduled Caste Housing colony under construction by A.P. State Housing Corporation at Vaddadi, Visakhapatnam district and registered a criminal case against the Officials for misappropriation of funds and for causing disappearance of evidence. After completion of investigation by the A.C.B., Government placed the above officials on their defence before the commissioner of Inquiries.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL HOSTEL BHIKNOOR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on the premises of social welfare Residential Hostel at Bhiknoor, Nizamabad District on 27-3-2008 at 6 P.M. During the Surprise Check, following lapses were found out : (1) Mess Records like Stock register, Issue Register, Attendance register were not maintained properly. (2) Physical stock did not tallying with Stock register. (3) Shortage of Rice, Pulses etc. Were found out. (4) Rs. 59,850/- is estimated to be misappropriated by the Warden. Further action is being taken.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.44.00 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI LANKA VENKATESWARLU,SUB-REGISTRAR, TANUKU,W.G.DIST.

The ACB registrered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Lanka Venkateswarlu, Sub- Registrar, Tanuku, West Godavari District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office & residential houses of A.O. at Eluru, Tanuku of West Godavari district and close friends at Eluru, his brother in law at Vijayawada etc., which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.44.00 Lakhs (Rupees forty four lakhs). The assets include two houses at Eluru worth Rs. 15.00 lakhs, 16 plots in West Godavari district and Krishna worth Rs. 26,30,000/- Ac, 06.72 of Agricultural Lands in west Godavari District worth Rs.3.00 lakhs. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs 1.70 lakhs in his house and Rs.1.00 lakhs in Bank Locker, Bank Balances of Rs. 2,19,000/-, gold of about 370 grams worth Rs. 1,68,000/-, two Hero Honda Motor Cycles worth Rs. 50,000/- and other house hold articles etc., all amounting to Rs.53,00,000/-. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

ANTI- CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 60 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI ARRAMADA VENKAT REDDY, TAHSILDAR, DAMARACHERLA MANDAL, NALGONDA DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by A.C.B officials over the residence of Sri Arramada Venkat Reddy, S/o Krishna Reddy, age 39 years, Tahsildar, Damaracherla Mandal, Nalgonda District on 28-3-2008 at Miryalguda, and relatives residence at Miryalaguda , Nalgonda and Hyderabad. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over 60,00,000/- (Rupees Sixty Lakhs Only ). The total assets include 3 (three ) Plots - i.e 1 (one ) plot at Nalgonda, 2 (two) plots at Miryalguda, Nalgonda Dist.; Agricultural Dry Lands of 22 guntas at Madinaguda, R.R Dist, 20 guntas at Maheswaram, RR Dist., 6 ½ guntas at Rajendranagar, RR Dist.; 5 shops at Gaddiannaram, RR District; Farm Harvester worth Rs 10 Lakhs ; One Santro Car ; One Jeep; One Motor cycle; Net Cash of Rs. 40,000/-; Promissory Notes worth Rs. 2.5 Lakhs; LIC Premium paid worth Rs. 5 lakhs; chits worth Rs. 2.3 Lakhs; 44 Tulas of gold worth Rs. 2 Lakhs; Bank Balances worth Rs. 2,43,000/-; House hold articles worth Rs. 2 Lakhs. Sri Arramada Venkat Reddy will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble principal special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI ANNAPANENI DHARMA RAO,THASILDHAR, PARAWADA (M), VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at the residential house and office of Sri Annapaneni Dharma Rao, Thasildar, Parawada (M), Visakhapatnam District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 27-03-2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one residential house, 27 house sites in and around Vizag city, 21 acres of land around Vizag city and in West Godavari District all worth Rs. 87,35,920/- Movable properties include 4 bank accounts in A.O. and his family members names with total bank balances Rs. 2,08,000/-, Rs. 40,000/-; worth gold jewellery and silver articles, donation certificates in Tirumala Tirupathi Devesthanam worth Rs. 5,85,000/-; shares worth Rs.75,000/-; household articles worth Rs.1,50,000/-; Insurance policies worth Rs 2,68,000/- and net cash of Rs. 50,000/-; thus total assets to the tune of Rs 1,01,11,920/- were unearthed during the searches. Two bank lockers are yet to be opened. A.O is being arrested and produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

FORMER VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, KONDURU, I/C ANANTAPUR RURAL MANDAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE.

Sri R.Phanibushana Rao, former village Administrative officer, Konduru, in charge of Anantapur Rural Mandal, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the government following his conviction by the Addl. special judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri R.Phanibhushana Rao, former village Administrative officer was trapped by the ACB officials on 26-7-1999, When he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing of his claim form for getting pattadar pass- book.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal special judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri M.A.Qayyum, former junior Assistant, office of the sub- registrar, Maredpally, Secunderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.150/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence U/s. 7 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 150/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Further, the special Judge convicted Sri M.A.Qadeer, private Typist at Sub- Registrar’s Office, Maredpally to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.150/- for the offence U/s.12 of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for abetting Sri M.A.Qayyum. Earlier, they were trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 23-6-2003.When the junior Assistant demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- through the private Typist from the complainant to issue certified copy of link document of complainant house so as to obtain a bank loan.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT R.T.O. OFFICE, TIRUPATI TOWN, CHITTOOR DISTRICT

A Surprise Check was conducted on the office premises of R.T.O. Tirupati, Chittoor District on 24.03.2008 at 1.00 P.M. Eleven (11) private persons who were engaged unauthorisedly as Agents/Brokers were seen in the premises, collecting illegal commissions for renewing of licences, issue of fresh licences, LRs and registration of vehicles. An unaccounted cash of Rs. 17,800/- which was found in the office premises of RTO, Tirupati was seized during the Surprise Check. An amount of Rs. 1,27,000/- was seized from the possession of private persons who were engaged as agents. An excess cash of Rs. 10,020/- from the files of Usha Rani, Jr. Asst. was also seized. A total amount of Rs. 1,54,820/- was seized during the Surprise Check. Relevant records viz., personal cash declaration register, attendance register etc., were seized for further enquiry. Further action is being taken.

SRI JETTI VENKATESWAR ,ADDL. ASSIT. ENGINEER, APCPDCL, GREENLAND SECTION, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri Jetti Venkateswar, Addl. Asst. Engineer, APCPDCL, Greenland Section, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 19.03.208 at 5.45 PM for sanction of new residential house electricity meter. Chemical test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from his right side pant pocket at his instance. A.O is arrested and being produced before the Spl. Court, Hyderabad.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, (OPS), APNPDCL, ECHODA MANDAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT SRI JALALPUR OM PRAKASH CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 7,000/-

Sri Jalalpur Om Prakash, S/o Govind, age 51 years, Additional Assistant Engineer, (Ops), APNPDCL, Echoda (M), Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the Office of Divisional Engineer, Adilabad at 1.00 PM on 19.3.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,000/- as bribe from the complainant “ to draw the electrical material from District Stores, Nirmal and to erect the electrical poles and draw the line to the Sharp Stone Crusher Unit belonging to the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Sri Jalalpur Om Prakash and inner linings of the right side pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 7,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Jalalpur Om Prakash at his instance. Sri Jalalpur Om Prakash is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Suryanarayana Rao, working as Village Revenue Officer, Girijam Village, Routhalapadu Mandal, East Godavari District was trapped on 19.03.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing pattadar pass books in respect of land registered by the complainant in favour of her daughter. Sri K.Suryanarayana Rao accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his right side pant pocket. Sri K.Suryanarayana Rao, is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Visakhapatnam.

DISTRICT MANAGER, A.P.HOUSING CORPORATION LTD., NELLORE IS IN ACB NET FOR POSSESSING DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER RS. 41 LAKHS.

A case for possession of Disproportionate Assets was registered against Sri T.Panduranga Rao, District Manager, A.P. Housing Corporation Ltd., Nellore and simultaneous searches were conducted on 18.03.2008 at his residence and office, Nellore and at his close relatives’ houses at Vijayawada, Tenali and Hyderabad. The searches unearthed Disproportionate Assets to a tune of Rs. 41,11,000/- possessed by Sri T. Panduranga Rao, District Manager, A.P. Housing Corporation Ltd., Nellore either in his name or in the names of his wife and daughters. The assets include two houses at Vijayawada; one apartment at Ameerpet, Hyderabad; four plots at Ongole; two plots at Kurnool; one plot at Machilipatnam and 5.39 acres of agricultural land at Kodali Village, Krishna District all worth Rs. 34 lakhs. He is also in possession of cash of Rs. 1,15,000/-; bank balances of about Rs. 1 lakh; 459 grams of gold worth Rs. 2,93,000/-; silver articles worth Rs. 16,000/-; house hold articles worth Rs. 3 lakhs. The searches are in progress. Sri T.Panduranga Rao, District Manager, A.P. Housing Corporation ltd., Nellore has been arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada for judicial custody. The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT R.T.O. OFFICE, HINDUPUR TOWN, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of R.T.O. Office, Hindupur Town, Anantapur District on 17.3.2008 from 1.30 P.M. to 5 P.M. 10 Private persons who were engaged unauthorisedly as agents/brokers were seen in the premises assisting in renewing licences, making fresh licences, issuing of LRs and Permanent Licences, and collecting commission towards registration of vehicles. An unaccounted cash of Rs. 16,540/- which was found with the staff in the RTO Office was seized during the Surprise Check. An amount of Rs. 17,874/- was also seized from the possession of the agents. Altogether Rs. 34,414/- was seized during the Surprise Check. Relevant records like the Cash Declaration Register and Attendance Register etc. were seized. On verification of records several contraventions were found. Further action is being taken.

EXTENSION OFFICER, PANCHAYAT RAJ & RURAL DEVELOPMENT, BONDAPALLI MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Anaparthi Venkata Ramana, Extension Officer, Panchayat Raj & Rural Development, Bondapalli Mandal, Vizianagaram district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on 17-03-2008 at 3.05 P.M. for verification and inspection of Gram Panchayat Records. Chemical Test yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from Sri Anaparthi Venkata Ramana at his instance. He is arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

SECRETARY, CORRESPONDENT, HEADMASTER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri J.Rosa Rao, formerly Ex-Secretary, Correspondent and Head Master of Sri Srinivasa Vidya Nikethan Primary School, Amaravathi, Guntur district was dismissed from service by District Educational Officer, Guntur following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, the Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against the above official on the allegation that he had conspired with one of his colleagues and drawn pay and allowances of Smt. L.Bhagya Lakshmi, Secondary Grade Teacher to the tune of Rs. 1,61,897/- by forgery causing loss to the Government and corresponding gain for themselves.

ASSISTANT MANAGER, A.P.STATE FINANCIAL CORPORATION, TIRUPATHI BRANCH, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri K.Subrahmanyam, Assistant Manager, Office of Senior Branch Manager, A.P. State Financial Corporation, Tirupathi Branch, Chittoor district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 3,000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988.Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 24.12.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of returning the loan clearance certificate and original documents pledged by the complainant.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, NAMNOOR VILLAGE, I/c. GARMILLA REVENUE VILLAGE OF MANCHERIAL MANDAL ADILABAD DISTRICT SRI MALRAJU ANIL KUMAR CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5,000/-

Sri Malraju Anil Kumar, S/o Anjith Rao, age 36 years, Village Revenue Officer, Namnoor V & I/c. Garmilla Revenue Village of Mancherial M, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B Officials at his residence at Teachers Colony, College Road, Mancherial Town at 8.45 AM on 15.3.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “ for conducting enquiry and submitting the report to the Tahasildar with regard to succession of land belonging to the father of the complainant “. The right hand fingers of Sri Malraju Anil Kumarand A4 size paper on which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the front room table drawer at the instance of Sri Malraju Anil Kumar. Sri Malraju Anil Kumar will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 80 (EIGHTY) LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI MOHD. YOUNUS ALI, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, SOUTH ZONE DIVISION-I , GREATER HYDERABAD MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Mohd. Younus Ali, S/o late Mohd.Ghouse, age 56 years, Executive Engineer, GHMC, South Zone Division – I on 15.3.2008 at his residence, relative’s residence at Tarnaka and his office at Charminar. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 80,00,000/- (Rupees Eighty Lakhs). The total assets include 8 (Eight) Plots – i.e. 2 Plots at Gachibowli, R.R District; 3 Plots at Keesara, R.R.District; 2 Plots at Jelpally Village at Saroornagar, R.R.District and 1 Plot at Industrial Area, Nacharam, R.R.District; 2 (Two) houses at Tarnaka; One Maruthi Van; One Motor Cycle; 12 Tulas of gold worth Rs. 70,000/- ; Cash of Rs. 3,50,000/-; Insurance policies worth Rs. 40,000/- ; Chits worth Rs. 1,00,000/- ; National Savings Certificates worth Rs. 1,60,000/- ; Bank Balances worth Rs. 5,00,000/- in different banks and House hold articles worth Rs. 3,00,000/-. Sri Mohd. Younus Ali is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR AND DEPUTY TAHSILDAR, VEPADA MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri N.Gali Nayudu, Tahsildar and Ch.Appala Konda, Deputy Tahsildar, Vepada Mandal, Vizianagaram district were caught red handed at their office, when they demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,000/- and Rs. 3,000/- respectively as bribe from the complainant on 13.03.2008 at 4.45 P.M for issuing a revised pattadar pass book. The Chemical Test conducted on the hands of both Tahsildar and Deputy Tahsiladar yielded positive result and the total bribe amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from their personal possession at their instance. The said Officers are arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, NELLORE MUNICIPALITY , NELLORE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Asam Bhakthavatsalam, Dy. Executive Engineer, Nellore Municipality, Nellore for possession of disproportionate assets and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 25,000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Inspector of Police, A.C..B, Nellore was also authorized to realize the amount of Rs. 1,99,356/- out of the attached properties as provided under section 13 of Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944.

STOPPAGE OF 2 ANNUAL GRADE INCREMENTS WITH CUMULATIVE EFFECT IMPOSED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders imposing punishment of stoppage of 2 annual grade increments with cumulative effect in respect of Sri C.R.Srinivasulu, Draughtsman, O/o D.E.E., P.R, Sub-Division No.1, Kadiri, Anantapur district following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.Earlier, Sri C.R.Srinivasulu, Draughtsman was trapped by the ACB officials on 10.6.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- for doing an official favour of processing the bill for the contract work of Culvert and Road taken up by the complainant in between Mallepalli and Veerepallipeta village of Kadiri Mandal of Anantapur district.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.S.P.D.C.L., RAJAMPET, KADAPA DISTRICT WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Sri R.Kesavulu, formerly Divisional Engineer, Operation, A.P.S.P.D.C.L, Rajampet, Kadapa district has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the department fallowing his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo 2 years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 6,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 03.09.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of Check Measuring the work done by the complainant and to pass the bill of Rs. 48,705/- .

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri Y.Krishna Rao, former Senior Assistant, O/o the Divisional Forest Officer, Nalgonda district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one and a half years and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the P.C. Act, 1988 for possession of disproportionate assets. The court also ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of Rs.3,27,435-55 to the Government.

V.A.O. DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N.Rami Reddy, @ Anji Reddy, former V.A.O., Satrajpalli, Vemulavada Mandal, Karimnagar district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said V.A.O. was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 17.2.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing Pattadar Pass Book.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF M.R.O. GURRAMKONDA MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri C.Ananda Rao, Junior Assistant, Office of Mandal Revenue Officer, Gurramkonda Mandal, Chittoor district was removed from service by the Government following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in an A.C.B. Trap case. Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 18.12.2002 when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour to handover the certified copies of documents pertaining to the agricultural lands under litigation between the complainant and others, which were required by the complainant for filing in the Junior Civil Judge Court, Vayalapadu, Chittoor district.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF VILLAGE SECRETARY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the entire pension and pensionery benefits of Sri M.Chandra Mouli, formerly Village Secretary, Domalakunta village, Pegadapalli Mandal, Karimngar district based on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P. Hyderabad. He was earlier trapped by ACB Officials on 28.1.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour to process the file with regard to mutation certificate of his land.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri D.Raja Reddy, former Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Kamareddy Sub-Division, Nizamabad District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 250/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 19.12.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for passing the pending bill of Rs. 12,950/- towards the repairs and whitewashing work done for the school building at Kamareddy, Nizamabad district.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE,NANDYAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Sub-Registrar Office, Nandyal, Kurnool District on 10.03.2008 at 5.00 P.M. During the Surprise Check it was found that the following Private persons were collecting mamools on behalf of staff and S.R.O. of Nandyal. (1) An amount of Rs. 555/- was found in possession of T.Hanumanthu (Attender, Rtd.). (2) An amount of Rs. 90,485/- was found in possession of Moulali (Private Agent). (3) An amount of Rs. 2,170/- was found in possession of Shaik Khaja, Mohiddin, Asst. Document Writer. (4) An amount of Rs. 974/- was found in possession of T.Shiva Kumar (Private Agent). (5) An amount of Rs. 4,335/- was found in possession of A.Suman (Private Agent). (6) The total amount of Rs. 98,519/- was seized for which they could not account for satisfactorily.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, PRODDUTUR, KADAPA DISTRICT.

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Sub-Registrar Office, Proddutur, Kadapa District on 10.03.2008 at 6.30 P.M. During the Surprise Check the following irregularities were noticed. (1)Three private persons were found un-authorisedly attending to the work of the S.R.O’s Office. (2) 12 Document writers and their assistants were found in the S.R.Os office collecting excess amounts on behalf of the Officers and staff of S.R.O. Office as mamools from the parties who came for registration of properties. (3) 3 licensed Stamp Vendors were found in the S.R.O. Office in violation of the conditions imposed on them. (4) The Jr. Assistants i.e. K.Srinivasa Rao and B.Neelakanta Reddy were found with excess cash of Rs. 190/- and Rs. 2,548/- respectively. (5) An amount of Rs. 14,100/- was found scattered in the room of two Sub-Registrars and Sr. Asst., Sobha Rani and nobody accounted for the said amount. (6) An amount of Rs. 1,816/- was found with a Private Computer Operator by name Uma Maheswar, who was engaged unauthorisedly. (7) An excess amount of Rs.83,385/- was found with 10 Document Writers. (8) An excess amount of Rs.55,600/- was found with two licensed stamp vendors. (9) The total amount of Rs.1,57,683-00 was seized for which they could not account for satisfactorily.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR OF ASSURANCES, KURNOOL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

Sri B.Ranganayakulu, Senior Assistant, Office of the District Registrar of Assurances, Kurnool was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, who sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 200/- for accepting illegal gratification. Earlier, Sri B.Ranganayakulu was trapped at his office at Kurnool when he demanded a bribe of Rs. 700/- from the complainant for Registration of an Educational Society and accepted the same through Sri Shaik Shavali, a private person. After completion of the investigation of the case Sri B.Ranganayakulu was charge sheeted in the Special Court.

FORMER MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, MANUBOLU MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri S.Parthasarathi Reddy, former Mandal Revenue Officer, Manubolu Mandal, Nellore District (now retired) and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- for the offence under section 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- for the offences under sections 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the PC Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above MRO was trapped when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant for providing land for road and drainage to his Aqua Farm.

A.C.B. VIJAYAWADA OFFICIALS SEIZED RS. 66,000/- IN SURPRISE CHECK AT SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, PADAMATA, KRISHNA LANKA, VIJAYAWADA

The Bureau conducted surprise check at Sub-Registrar Office, Padamata, Krishna Lanka, Vijayawada on 10.03.2008 at about 12.30 P.M. and seized an amount of Rs. 40,000/- at the instance of Sri P.Yagnanarayana, S.R.O. from his table drawer and Rs. 26,000/- from the possession of Sri Battula Shankar S/o Pitchayya, Age 36 years, Private agent who is in the same office. This amount of Rs. 66,000/- was collected by the S.R.O. and his agent illegally from the vendees for registering the documents. The enquiry is in progress.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SRI LAXMI NARASIMHA SWAMY DEVASTHANAM, KADIRI, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri K.Parameswarappa, S/o late Devendrappa, Age: 55 years , Executive Officer, Sri Laxmi Narasimhaswamy Devasthanam, Kadiri, Ananthapur District and Sri P.Venkateswarlu, S/o P.Mutyalappa, Sr. Asst., age: 39 years, Sri Laxmi Narasimhaswamy Devesthanam, Kadiri, Anantapur District were caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at their office at 4.45 P.M on 9.3.2008 when they demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as a bribe to get approval of sanitary contract of the complainant and to remove the taps fixed in front of the toilets (which were being used by the public and causing loss to the complainant). Both hand fingers of both the accused officers yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the table of Sri P.Venkateswarlu at the instance of the Accused Officers. Both the Accused Officers are being arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DISTRICT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION OFFICER, TIRUPATHI AND ATTENDER O/O D.V.E.O. TIRUPATHI IN ACB NET

Sri J. Rayappa, S/o Venkaiah, 57 years, District Vocational Education Officer was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 4.15 P.M on 5.3.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- as a bribe through H.Muralidhar,S/o Venkatramayya, 49 years ,attender O/o D.V.E.O Tirupathi from the complainant Sri K.Nagaraja Naidu, lecturer in Commerce, Govt. Junior College for boys, Pakala, Chittoor district to deliver a Demand Draft for Rs. 19,500/- to the complainant towards his arrears of salary.Both hand fingers and left pant pocket of Sri Muralidhar when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from left pant pocket of Sri Muralidhar at the instance of Sri Rayappa. Both the accused officers are being arrested and produced before the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Nagabhushanam, working as Village Revenue Officer, Vellanki Village, Kirlampudi Mandal, East Godavari District was trapped on 04.03.2008 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of preparing and putting-up to Tahsildar the land valuation certificate in respect of the complainant. Sri A.Nagabhushanam, accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. Sri A.Nagabhushanam was tested. He was produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri B.Raghu Kumar, former Senior Assistant, Office of the Director of Medical Education, Hyderabad has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 27.11.1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics of Andhra Medical College, visakhapatnam for processing his file and for putting up a favourable note to the officers for fixing his seniority in A.P. State Medical Services, giving due weightage to his seniority in military service.

ASST. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K.Kishan Reddy, former Asst. Executive Engineer, Panchyat Raj Incharge Ghanpur Mandal of Warangal district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, City Civil Court, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped on 12.4.2000 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant to do official favour to record measurements in ‘M Book’ of the work executed by the complainant.

ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Ch.Purnachander Rao, working as Assistant Electrical Inspector, Hyderabad was trapped on 03.03.2008 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing his application for inspection and approval of transformer for an apartment building constructed by the complainant. Sri Ch.Purnachander Rao, accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri Ch.Purnachander Rao was arrested. He was produced before the Prl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

INSPECTOR, LEGAL METROLOGY, (WEIGHTS AND MEASURES) DEPARTMENT, MARKAPUR, PRAKASAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri S.Subrahmanyam, S/o Malakondarayudu, 53 years, Inspector, Legal Metrology, Weights & Measures Department, Markapur, Prakasam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at his office at 12.15 noon on 3.3.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,200/- as bribe for stamping and issuing of weighment certificates to 13 Kirana merchants. Both hand fingers and Right pant pocket of Sri Subrahmanyam yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 7,200/- was recovered from the Right pant pocket of Sri Subrahmanyam at his instance. Sri Subrahmanyam is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

EXTENSION OFFICER, PANCHAYATHRAJ & RURAL DEVELOPMENT, TIRUVURU MANDAL, KRISHNA DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri B. Venkateshwarlu, working as Extension Officer, Panchayathraj & Rural Development, Tiruvuru Mandal, Krishna District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 4:30 P.M on 01-03-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing completion certificate in respect of four houses up to lintel level. These houses were sanctioned to the wife, mother, mother-in-law and cousin sister of the complainant under the scheme of “Indiramma Pathakam”. After certification by Sri B. Venkateshwarlu, he had to forward the same to the A.E. Housing for release of further amounts in favour of the beneficiaries. Chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers and inner flaps of the shirt pocket of Sri B. Venkateshwarlu yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from his possession. The concerned documents were also seized from him. Sri B. Venkateshwarlu is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

FEBRUARY - 2008

TAHSILDAR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Venkat Rao, working as Tahsildar, Samarlakot, E.G. District, was trapped today i.e. on 29.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing ‘D-Form’ pattas to the brothers and mother of the complainant and also for issuing Pattadar pass-book to the complainant. Sri Venkat Rao, accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. Sri A.Venkat Rao is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhaptnam.

SRI ANIL KUMAR, TAX INSPECTOR AND SRI B. RAMESH,BILL COLLECTOR, BOTH OFCIRCLE NO.9, GREATER HYDERABAD MUNICIAL CORPORATION IN A.C.B. NET FOR THREATENING THE COMPLAINANT WITH HIGHER HOUSE TAX AND LATER PROMISING TO REDUCE IT, IF BRIBE WAS GIVEN.

Sri Bommani Ramesh, Bill Collector, Circle No.9, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Hyderabad was caught red handed at the house of the Complainant located at Premnagar, Amberpet, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.8,000/- (Rupees Eight Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on his own behalf and on behalf of Sri Matta Anil Kumar, Tax Inspector on 29.02.2008 at 10.45 A.M. for showing official favour in reducing the house tax liability for the next Financial Year. Chemical Test on the hands of Sri B. Ramesh, Bill Collector yielded positive result . On seeing A.C.B. Party, he threw away the bribe amount of Rs.8,000/-, on sofa, in front of independent witnesses. The cash was seized. Sri B. Ramesh, Bill Collector and Sri M. Anil Kumar, Tax Inspector are arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI A.SATYANARAYANA, SANITARY INSPECTOR AND SUB-REGISTRAR FOR BIRTHS AND DEATHS, WARD NO.44, GREATER VISAKHA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Anala Satyanarayana, Sanitary Inspector and Sub-Registrar for Births and Deaths, Ward No.44, Greater Visakha Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on 28.02.2008 at 6.55 A.M. for issuing the death certificate of Muvvala Sayamma, mother of the Complainant. The Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the top of the bleaching powder bag of the A.O. at his instance. A.O. is arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Visakhapatnam.

ASSISTANT ENGINEE, IRRIGATION IN A.C.B. NET

Sri R.Narasaiah, Assistant Engineer, Irrigation Department, Kamareddy, Nizamabad District was trapped today morning i.e. on 28-02-2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of forwarding a note to the Deputy Executive Engineer for return of Security Deposit and EMD of the complainant. He accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. Sri R.Narasaiah is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB cases, Hyderabad.

A.P.TRANSCO OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri L.Suryanarayana, Line Inspector, Office of Addl. Asst. Engineer, A.P. Transco, Asselmetta, Visakhatapnam and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused officer was trapped on 30.12.1999 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a sum of Rs. 800/- as bribe for showing official favour of providing electrical connection to the complainant’s house.

25% CUT IN PENSION TO THE C.I. OF POLICE (RETD) IMPOSED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN ACB REGULAR ENQUIRY

Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders imposing punishment of 25% cut in pension in respect of Sri N.Lakshmaiah, C.I. of Police (Retd.), Ramagiri Circle, Anantapur District following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, this Bureau conducted a Regular Enquiry into the allegations that the said C.I. of Police (Retd.) had indulged in collection of illegal consideration from the groundnut farmers and traders of Kambadur and Ramagiri Mandal Anantapur district and sent a report to the Govt., recommending initiation of departmental action.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o REGIONAL DIRECTOR, MEDICAL & HEALTH DEPARTMENT, KADAPA DISTRICT SRI G.PENCHALAIAH IN ACB NET

Sri G.Penchalaiah, S/o Muniswamy, age 40 years, Senior Assistant, O/o Regional Director, Medical & Health Department, Kadapa District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the O/o Regional Director, Medical & Health Department, Kadapa District at 1.30 PM on 26.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- as bribe from the complainant “to process the study leave file of the complainant’s wife Smt. M.Balanarayanamma, Staff Nurse, Primary Health Centre, Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa District. Chemical test when conducted on the right hand fingers and back pant pocket of G.Penchalaiah yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the back pant pocket of Sri G.Penchalaiah at his instance. Sri G.Penchalaiah is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, LAXMAPUR (V) SHAMEERPET (M), R.R.DISTRICT SRI KULAKARNI DATHATRIYA IN ACB NET

Sri Kulakarni Dathatriya, S/o Narayana, age 47 years, Village Revenue Officer, Laxmapur (V) Shameerpet (M), R.R. District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Temple Alwal, R.R.District at 12.35 PM on 26.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “for implementing the orders of Tehsildar for mutating the land in the name of the wife of the complainant and to issue pass books”. Chemical test when conducted on the right hand fingers and left side shirt pocket of Sri Kulakarni Dathatriya yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket of Sri Kulakarni Dathatriya at his instance. Sri Kulakarni Dathatriya is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT PUNISHED BY GOVERNMENT IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of reduction in rank from the post of Senior Assistant to Junior Assistant in respect of Sri V.Satyanarayana, Sr. Asst. Government Degree College, Rampachodavaram, East Godavari dist. following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, the Senior Assistant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.100/- from a student for issuing a transfer certificate.

FORMER ASSISTANT SECRETARY, MANDAPAKALA VILLAGE KODURU MANDAL KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Jaldi Joseph Raju, formerly Assistant Secretary, Mandapakala village, Koduru Mandal Krishna district. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 3 months, each for the offences under section 7 & 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act , 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Jaldi Joseph Raju, formerly Assistant Secretary, Mandapakala village, Koduru Mandal, Krishna district was trapped by the ACB on 2.1.2004 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.300/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of recommending and issuing Caste and Income certificates.

SUB - TREASURY OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Kondala Rao, Sub-Treasury Officer, Ichapuram, Srikakulam and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Further, he was ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier, the said Sub-Treasury Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant of Srikakulam district to finalize his balance pension amount of Rs. 40,000/- and to settle his monthly pension.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR IN A.C.B.NET

Sri M.Ramgopal, working as Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Kancherlapalem Police station, Visakhapatnam, was trapped on 22.02.2008 night when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing “non-traceable certificate” in respect of link-documents of his house that were lost by the complainant. Sri M.Ramgopal, accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri M.Ramgopal was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SURVEYOR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Ramakrishna Raju, working as Surveyor, O/o Deputy Director, Survey & Land Records, Hyderabad was trapped today i.e. 22.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, who is the president of a local temple committee, for doing the official favour of supplying records pertaining to the lands of temple. He accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri Ramakrishna Raju is being arrested. He will be shortly produced before the Prl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ASST. DIRECTOR, MINES & GEOLOGY, MIRYALGUDA, NALDONGA DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri G. Ramachander Rao, Aged 46 years working as Asst. Director, Mines & Geology, Miryalguda, Naldonga District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 1:30 P.M on 22-02-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.25,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant Sri. K.Ch. Mallikarjuna Rao, a license holder of lime stones quarry, for doing the official favour of releasing the permits of transporting the limes stones from quarry. Chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of Sri. G. Ramachander Rao yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs.25,000/- was recovered at his instance. An amount of Rs.15,000/- which was collected from some other customer as bribe was also recovered from Sri G. Ramachander Rao. The concerned file relating to the complainant was seized from him. Sri G. Ramachander Rao was arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, KOTA VILLAGE & MANDAL NELLORE DISTRICT, SRI V.VENKATESWARLU IN ACB NET

Sri V.Venkateswarlu, S/o late Rosaiah, age 43 years, Assistant Engineer, AP Housing Corporation, Kota Village & Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at D.E’s Office, APSHC, Kota Village at 12.30 PM on 22.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,000/- as bribe from the complainant “ to sanction 2nd phase bill for Rs. 9,090/- under Indiramma Housing Scheme and send the cheque to SBI, Vidyanagar Branch, Kota (M)”. Chemical test when conducted on the left hand fingers, left side pant pocket and hand kerchief of Sri V.Venkateswarlu, yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri V.Venkateswarlu at his instance. Sri V.Venkateswarlu is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

FORMER DEPUTY COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, ONGOLE PRAKASAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Dasru Eremaiah, former Deputy Commercial Tax Officer, O/o C.T.O-I, Ongole, Prakasam District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each for the offence under sections 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the PC Act, 1988, and under sections 468, 477-A & 120-B of IPC. The sentences of imprisonment on the above said offences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier a case was registered against the above Accused Officer on the allegations of corruption, falsification of records and claiming of false insurance claim to the tune of Rs. 50 lakhs for a firm in connivance with the Proprietor of the said firm.

PRINCIPAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri V.Surender Rao, former Principal, A.P. Tribal Welfare Residential School (Boys) Gandhari, Nizamabad district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.250/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.250/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Principal was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 4.9.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the contractor supplying vegetables for doing official favour of handing over a cheque for Rs. 6,765/-.

SRI A.V. SEETHA RAMA RAJU AND SMT. P. ARUNAVATHI, SENIOR ASSISTANTS OF THE M.R.O. OFFICE, RAJAM OF SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.V.Seeth Rama Raju and Smt.P.Arunavathi, both Senior Assistants working in the office of the M.R.O., Rajam, Srikakulam District were caught red handed at their office, when they demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Five Hundred) as bribe from the Complainant on 19.02.2008 at 4.30 P.M. for processing the file related to renewal of Kerosene Hawkers’ licenses. Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered from Smt.P.Arunavathi at the instance of Sri A.V.Seetha Rama Raju. Both of them are arrested and are being produced before the Special Court, Visakhapatnam.

SRI K.RAMESH BABU, SENIOR ASSISTANT & REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, GAJUWAKA, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Ramesh Babu, Senior Assistant in M.R.O. Office, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on 19.02.2008 at 1.50 P.M. for processing the file related to issue of legal heir certificate. Chemical Test yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from him at his instance. He is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Visakhapatnam. Sri Ch.Venkata Ramesh , the Revenue Inspector, Gajuwaka, who demanded and directed the Complainant to hand over the said bribe amount to senior Assistant Sri K.Ramesh Babu is also arrested and is being produced before Special Court, Visakhapatnam.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K.Ram Mohan Reddy, former Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Mogullapalli Mandal, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month, each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 16.7.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant to prepare Payment of Bill for the works executed by the complainant.

NORTHERN POWER DISTRIBUTION CO. LTD. EMPLOYEES CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri V.Sudarshanam, former Junior Accounts Officer and Sri Gajawada Manikyam, former Upper division Clerk, O/o Divisional Electrical Engineer, Operations & Constructions Division, Northern Power Distribution Company Limited, Nizamabad district and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences punishable under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier they were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 9.7.2003 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- each from a retired Additional Assistant Engineer for doing official favour to process the file for issue of his last pay certificate.

FORMER DIRECTOR, TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING AND 3 OTHERS CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Prl. Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N.Radha Kishan, former Director of Town & Country Planning, Hyderabad.Sri P.Brahmam, former Municipal Commissioner, Kakinada and Sri P.S.Ramakrishna Rao, former Architectural Draughtsman , O/o Director, Town & Country Planning, Hyderabad and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month each, for the offences U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and sec. 420 r/w 120-B IPC. The Prl. Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad also convicted Sri V.K.R.S.V.Prasad, Builder, Managing Partner, Sri Panchajanya Construction Company, Kakinada and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section – 420 r/w section 120-B IPC. Earlier during the course of investigation by A.C.B, the Accused Officers were found to have entered into criminal conspiracy with V.K.R.S.V.Prasad Rao, and submitted proposals for according sanction for construction of residential apartments undertaken by him and regularization of violations, proposing a penal amount of Rs.1,64,865/- instead of Rs.78,73,440/- as proposed by incharge Deputy Director and thereby caused pecuniary advantage to the party to the tune of Rs.77,08,575/- and corresponding wrongful loss to the Government.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVCIE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Mohd. Ajaz Ahmed, former Junior Assistant, O/o The District B.C. Welfare Officer, Warangal has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped on 2.2.2001 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the correspondent of Private Junior College, Kesamudram, Warangal district for doing official favour of handling over two cheques relating to the scholarship amounts of 25 students of the said college.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, M.R.O. OFFICE, MADANAPALLI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.Adinarayana, Mandal Surveyor, Office of M.R.O. Madanapalli, Chittoor District was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one and half year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 06.02.2001 when he demanded and accepted the bribe of Rs. 1,000/- for surveying the house site of the complainant situated at B.K.Palli Village of Madanapalli, Chittoor district.

FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, ROADS & BUILDAINGS, TADIPATRI, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri S.Vijaya Bharat, former Deputy Executive Engineer, R&B Tadipatri, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the Government as he was convicted by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri S.Vijaya Bharat, former Dy. Executive Engineer was trapped by the ACB Officials on 20.09.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- for doing an official favour of check-measuring the repair work done between kms. 32/0 to 38/2 on the Tadipatri-Bukkapuram road in Anantapur district, which had been damaged due to floods.

LINE INSPECTOR, APSPDCL (OPERATION) YERPEDU, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri Badvelil Sivakumar, Line Inspector, Operation Section, A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Yerpedu, Chittoor District and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. He further sentenced Sri B.Sivakumar to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri B.Sivakumar was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 11.03.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for processing his application and recommending to give new electricity service connection to his newly constructed house sanctioned under the Weaker Section Housing Programme.

PANCHAYAT RAJ OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri D.V.Satyanarayana, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Nasipatnam, Visakhapatnam District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(1)(C) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, a case was registered against the said Deputy Executive Engineer on the allegations of falsification of records and misappropriation of Government funds meant for the works undertaken under ‘Employment Assurance Scheme’.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, SOUTH AMULURU (VILLAGE), T.P.GUDUR MANDAL NELLORE DISTRICT SRI D.V.KRISHNA RAO IN ACB NET

Sri D.V.Krishna Rao, S/o late Prabhakara Rao, age 34 years, Village Revenue Officer, South Amuluru village, T.P.Gudur Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 1.25 PM on 15.2.2008, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.600/- as bribe from the complainant, “to issue 10 (i) Adangal in the name of the complainant’s mother Smt. Kameshwaramma in order to get bank loan”. The right hand fingers of Sri D.V.Krishna Rao yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.600/- was recovered at his instance from the top of the T.V in the drawing room of his residence. Sri D.V.Krishna Rao is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.23,56,198/- (RUPEES TWENTY THREE LAKHS FIFTY SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINTY EIGHT ONLY) BELONGING TO SRI GANJI LAXMI NAIDU, SENIOR ASSISTANT, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Parvathipuram, Sambara of Vizianagaram district and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house, office of Sri Ganji Laxmi Naidu, Senior Assistant, Irrigation Department, Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram district and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 15-02-2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including (1) House building at Bobbili of Vizianagaram district, (7) House sites at Bobbili, Parvathipuram, Salluru, Sabavaram and Vizianagaram, Agricultural Lands at Peddavalsa, Kaviripalli and Paddapadam all worth Rs.19,31,900/-, Movable properties include 13 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs.93,000/-, household articles worth Rs.1,43,000/-, (5) Insurance policies W/Rs.1,81,200/-. Thus, total assets to the tune of Rs.23,56,198/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, DHANTHELABORE (V) , PALONCHA (M), KHAMMAM DISTRICT SRI GUGULOTH BHIKKULAL NAIK CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 6,000/-

Sri Guguloth Bhikkulal Naik, S/o Harya, age 42 years, Village Revenue Officer, Dhanthelabore (V), Paloncha (M), Kahmmam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Paloncha at 8.30 AM on 15.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,000/- as bribe from the complainant “ to issue authorization permit to transport Eucalyptus wood of the complainant grown in his lands”. The Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and left side shirt pocket of Sri Guguloth Bhikkulal Naik was yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs. 6,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Guguloth Bhikkulal Naik at his instance.Sri Guguloth Bhikkulal Naik is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR-II, O/O TAHSILDAR, PEDAKAKANI MANDAL, GUNTUR DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri.V.Srinivasa Rao, Aged 33 years working as Mandal Revenue Inspector-II, O/o Tahsildar, Pedakakani Mandal, Guntur was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 6.30 P.M on 14-02-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant Sri N.Ananda Babu, for doing official favour of submitting the verification report to the Tahsildar, with regard to the Birth Certificate of Mr.Trinadha Kumar, son of the complainant, at the A.P.B.C. Welfare Association, Head Post office, Brodipet, Guntur Town. After accepting the bribe amount, the accused officer took to his heels on seeing the A.C.B officials, but was chased and caught at 5/2 circle, Arundalpet, Guntur town. The Chemical test conducted on the fingers of the both hands of Sri V.Srinivasa Rao and the inner flaps of his right side back pant pocket yielded positive result. At the instance of Sri V.Srinivasa Rao. The tainted currency notes of Rs. five hundred denomination, amounting to Rs.2,000/-, in torn form were recovered. The concerned file relating to the complainant was seized from him. Sri V.Srinivasa Rao was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for A.C.B Cases Vijaywada. Case is under investigation.

MANAGER OF GUNTUR DISTRICT CO-OPERATIVE CENTRAL BANK, SATTENPALLY BRANCH IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri A.Sambasiva Rao worked as Manager of Primary Agriculture Co-operative Society, Pirangipuram, Guntur District till 31-01-2008 and was transferred to Guntur District Co-Operative Central Bank, Sattenapally as Manager. All the members of Pirangipuram, Primary Agriculture Co-operative Society were covered under I.C.I.C.I group insurance scheme. If any member dies in an accident, his family would get insurance of Rs.1 lakh under the scheme. Sri T.Ankama Rao, member of the said society, met with an accident and died on 27-02-2007. The wife of the deceased Smt.Swarajyam applied for the group insurance on 29-11-2007 with all relevant papers. The file was pending with Sri A.Sambasiva Rao, Manager of the society to be recommended & forwarded to the Dist Central Co-operative Bank, Guntur for releasing the insurance amount, even after his transfer. Sri A.Sambasiva Rao demanded Rs.3,000/- as bribe from the complainant Sri Veera Swamy, brother-in-law of deceased for recommending and forwarding the said file which was pending with Sri A.Sambsiva Rao. Basing on the complaint of Sri Veera Swamy, the D.S.P, A.C.B, Vijayawada registered a case and Accused Officer was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 5 P.M on 13-02-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Veera Swamy for showing official favour of recommending and forwarding the said proposals. The bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the possession of accused. The relevant file which was pending with Sri A.Sambasiva Rao was seized. Sri A. Sambasiva Rao was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI JULAPALLY RAMACHANDER RAO, ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, QUALITY CONTROL, NPDCL, WARANGAL DISTRICT

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Julapally Ramachander Rao, S/o Bapu Rao, age 42 years, Assistant Divisional Engineer, Quality Control, N.P.D.C.L, Warangal District on 14.02.2008 at Karimnagar and his relative’s residence at Karimnagar and his office at Warangal. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 1 Crore (Rupees One Crore Only). The total assets include 9 (Nine) Plots – i.e. 7 plots at Karimnagar, 2 plots at Medchal in RR District; 4 (Four) houses at Karimngar; 21 Acres of land at Bonthakuntapally, Karimnagar; Daily Farm at Bonthakuntapally, Karimnagar; 1 (One) Indigo car; 4 (four) Motor Cycles; 1(One) Tractor;1 (One) Auto; LIC worth Rs. 3.8 lakhs; Bank balance of rs. 2 Lakhs in various banks; Gold weighing 17 Tulars & Silver weighing 1 kg together Worth Rs. 1 lakh. Sri Julapally Ramachander Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR, ANAKAPALLI, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D.Venkateswara Rao, Tahasildar, Anakapalli, Visakhapatnam district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 5.40 P.M. on 13.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- as bribe for issuing No Objection Certificate for Quarry lease to the complainant. Right hand fingers of Sri D.Venkateswara Rao yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the table of the Tahasildar at his instance. Sri D.Venkateswara Rao is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge and III Additional District Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri S.Sanjeeva Rao, working as Fisheries Development Officer on contract basis with I.T.D.A., K.R.Puram, West Godavari District, was trapped on 12.02.2008 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing the material for setting-up of a tent house shop which was sanctioned to him. He directed the complainant to give the bribe amount to a private person Sri Ch.Satyanarayana. Both the hand fingers of Sri Satyanarayana tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. Sri S.Sanjeeva Rao & Sri Ch.Satyanarayana were arrested. They were produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

FORMER DEPUTY CHIEF INSPECTOR Sri D.V.Krishna Rao, S/o late Prabhakara Rao, age 34 years, Village Revenue Officer, South Amuluru village, T.P.Gudur Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 1.25 PM on 15.2.2008, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.600/- as bribe from the complainant, “to issue 10 (i) Adangal in the name of the complainant’s mother Smt. Kameshwaramma in order to get bank loan”. The right hand fingers of Sri D.V.Krishna Rao yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.600/- was recovered at his instance from the top of the T.V in the drawing room of his residence. Sri D.V.Krishna Rao is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation. OF BOILERS, ANANTAPUR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases. Hyderabad convicted Sri B.Yogeswara Rao, former Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers, Anantapur and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one and half year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offence punishable u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Further, the Special Judge sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one and half year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offences u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, Sri B.Yogeswara Rao, former Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers was trapped by the ACB officials on 12.6.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant for issue of Boilers Fitness Certificate in respect of a boiler erected by the complainant.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri Mohammed Fakruddin, former Sub-Inspector of Police, Begum Bazar Police Station, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month each, for the offence U/s 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the A.C.B officials on 4-2-1999, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant to stop harassing him and for showing official favour in providing facilities for running his egg stall business at All India Industrial Exhibition grounds, Hyderabad.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.Sudhkar former Mandal Revenue Inspector, Gundala Mandal, Nalgonda District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by the officials of Anti Corruption Bureau on 11-8-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, for doing the official favour to inspect his horticulture lands and to report to the higher authorities with regard to the loss of crop, to enable the complainant to claim compensation from the Government.

IMPOSITION OF CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WILTHHOLDING OF GRATUITY IN FULL BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full in respect of Sri S.A.S. Prakasa Rao, Senior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam District on 5-1-2008 following his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B Cases, Visakhapatnam, in a trap case. Earlier the said Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.900/- from a contractor for showing official favour in returning the Demand Draft of Earnest Money Deposit made by him for certain works which were cancelled and also by way of 3% commission on payment of Rs.29,284/- made earlier in respect of certain works. He was charge-sheeted in a Court of law and was convicted by the Court.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, P.R. RAGHUNATHAPALLI, JANGAON SUB-DIVISION, WARANGAL DISTRICT SRI WARANGANTI GYANESHWAR CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 5,000/-

Sri Waranganti Gyaneshwar, S/o Late Uppalaiah, Age: 35 Years, Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayath Raj, Raghunathapalli, Jangaon Sub-Division, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Hanamakonda in his residence at 8.00 AM on 11-2-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- as bribe from the complainant “ to record the M.Book and to get the cheque worth Rs.1,00,000/- issued to the complainant for the work i.e., Laying of pipe line under Swajaldhara Scheme which was completed by the complainant ”. Both hand fingers of Sri Waranganti Gyaneshwar yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was found kept on a table in the drawing room and was recovered at the instance of Sri Waranganti Gyaneshwar. Sri Warangati Gyaneshwar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI BONTHA KRISHNA MOHAN, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, SEAT-A8, OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER (REVENUE), ZONE-II, G.V.M.C., VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Bontha Krishna Mohan, Junior Assistant, Seat-A8, Office of the Assistant Commissioner (Revenue), Zone-II, G.V.M.C., Visakhapatnam was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 08-02-2008 evening to hand over the allotted shop in Pandurangapuram, Viskhapatnam to the Complainant. The bribe amount was recovered from the Shop Auction Register kept in AO’s Almirha at his instance. A.O was arrested and produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri Y.Balasubrahmanya Swamy, former Superintending Engineer (Civil) Singareni Collieries Company Ltd., Bhoolapalli of Warangal district has been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month, each for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 15.5.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant to prepare Pay Sheets and Bills for the works executed by the complainant.

CENT PERCENT PENSION AND GRATUITY OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CUT BY GOVT. IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Govt. of A.P. issued orders with-holding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri M.Shyam Sunder Rao, former Executive Engineer, A.M.R.P. (SLBC) Division No.6, G.V.Gudem, Nalgonda district in full permanently, following his conviction by the Special Court in A.C.B trap case. The Executive Engineer was earlier convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years each and to pay a fine of Rs. 15,000/- each under section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for six months, for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.85,000/- from a contractor of Hyderabad in order to release the E.M.D. of Rs.2,87,000/- relating to excavation work of Srisailam Left Bank Canal, Nalgonda worth Rs.50.23 Lakhs executed by him.

SRI SANDESH CHAND SRIVATSAVA, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o ADDL. COMMISSIONER, ESTATES, G.H.M.C, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Sandesh Chand Srivatsava, Junior Assistant, O/o Addl. Commissioner Estates , G.H.M.C. Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the complainant on 7.2.2008 at 3.25 PM for processing the pending bill for parking stickers, of the complainant. Chemical test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from Sri S.C.Srivatsava at his instance. Sri Sandesh Chand Srivatsava is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

HOUSING BOARD EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri P.Laxmana Chary, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer (Housing), A.P.Housing Board, Western Division, Kukatpally, Hyderabad was dismissed from service by the Vice-Chairman & Housing Commissioner, A.P.Housing Board, Hyderabad pursuant to his conviction by the Special Court in the trap case.Sri P.Laxmana Chary, Junior Assistant was earlier convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year each and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default, to suffer 1 month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences u/s 13(1)(a) and also u/s 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a resident of Hyderabad for releasing the possession letter allotting an LIG house to him.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GOLLAPALLY VILLAGE, KONDAPUR MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT SRI KOHIR MANIK REDDY CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 2,500/-

Sri Kohir Manik Reddy, S/o Narayan Reddy, age 56 years, Village Revenue Officer, Gollapally Village, Kondapur Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 11.00 AM on 7.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,500/- as bribe from the complainant “to issue pahani copies to the complainant”. Both hand fingers and the inner flap of the right side secret pocket of the pant of Sri Kohir Manik Reddy yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered from the right side secret pocket of Sri Kohir Manik Reddy on his production at his instance. Sri Kohir Manik Reddy is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTNAT ENGINEER, APSPDCL, TIRUPATI ,CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Srinivasulu, Additional Assistant Engineer, Office of the Divisional Engineer Assessment A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Tirupati, Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the Department following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one and half years imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 20.06.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of preparing assessment report and to put it up to the Divisional Engineer by reducing the value of pilfered energy estimated from Rs.75,000/- to Rs.25,000/-.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT S.C. WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL-1, RALWAY KODUR, KADAPA

A Surprise check was conducted on the S.C. Welfare Hostel-1, Railway Kodur, Kadapa on 6.2.2008, during which various irregularities like manipulation of Attendance register, drawing of excess provisions for boarders by inflating the number of boarders, shortages in stores and provisions were unearthed. The Warden of the hostel was found to be staying away from the Head Quarters and managing the hostel by making occasional visits. The Surprise Check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records & Attendance Register were seized. Further action is being taken.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri K.Peddi Raju, former Panchayat Secretary, Chitkul Gram Panchayat Patancheru Mandal, Medak district was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings,A.P. Hyderabad.Earlier, the said official was trapped by the ACB Officials on 12.7.2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for showing official favour in processing and changing the name of complainant’s mother-in-law in Pattadar pass books and in other revenue records.

HEAD CLERK OF A.P. STATE REGIONAL LIBRARY, GUNTUR CAUGHT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Bhanu Muarthy, Head Clerk, A.P. State Regional Library, Guntur was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 7.15 P.M on 05.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.12,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri M.Srinivas Rao, Night Watchmen of the said Library for showing official favour of processing his request application for conversation to Attender Post, which was pending with Sri B.Bhanu Murthy. The bribe amount of Rs.12,000/- was recovered from his bag. The relevant file which was pending with Sri B.Bhanu Murthy was seized. Sri B.Bhanu Murthy was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 2.14 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI KANUMILLI SUDHEER, SUPDT. ENGINEER, NAGARJUNASAGAR LEFT CANEL, TEKULAPALLI, KHAMMAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad, Khammam, Srikakulam and Kodada of Nalgonda and other places by A.C.B Officials over the residential house, Office of Sri Kanumilli Sudheer, Supdt. Engineer, Nagarjunasagar Left canal, Tekulapalli, Khammam District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 5.2.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including (4) apartments at Hyderabad and Khammam, (2) house buildings at Kodada of Nalgonda district, (6) plots at Hyderabad, Khammam, Visakhapatnam and Kodada , land at Kolluru of Medak district and Narsingi of Cyberabad and at Kodada all worth Rs. 1,54,29,650/-; movable properties including ( 5 ) bank accounts in the name of Sri Sudheer (A.O) and his family members with total bank balances over Rs. 10,68,977/- ; 190 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs. 10 lakhs; Tata Indica car worth Rs. 5 lakhs; house hold articles worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs; Insurance policies, shares and fixed deposits all worth Rs. 29,54,800/- and net cash of Rs. 3,50,000/- . Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 2,14,53,427/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O is being arrested and produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases and IIIrd Addl. Dist. Judge, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KANDURPI P.S. KALYANDURG CIRCLE, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT SRI PEDA VEMA NARAYANA CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5000/-

Sri Peda Vema Narayana, S/o Late Gangulappa, age 54 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Kundurpi P.S. Kalyandurg Circle, Anantapur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 300 ft. away from Police Station at 10.20 AM on 5.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “to register a case against Sri Boya Gopi and 2 others U/s SC-ST POA Act against whom the complainant gave a report. Both hand fingers and right side back pocket of trouser of Sri Peda Vema Narayana yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the ground in front of one Lepakshi Krishna Murthy’s house near P.S. where the A.O threw away the tainted currency. Sri Peda Vema Narayana is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHASILDAR, R.I, V.R.O. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D.Koteswara Rao, Tahasildar, Chagallu Mandal, West Godavari District, was trapped on 04.02.2008 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of recommending sanction of bore-well to her lands and for preparing and issuing pattadar pass-books. Sri G.Durga Nagendra, Revenue Inspector, Mandal Revenue Office, Chagallu Mandal, was also trapped at about the same time when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the above complainant for doing the official favour of getting the pattadar pass-books prepared and forwarding to the Tahasildar. The Revenue Inspector in turn handed over the bribe amount of Rs. 500/- to Smt Sita Sundari, Village Revenue Officer and Rs. 1500/- Sri Shaik Madina, Village Servant of Kaluvapalli Village, Chagallu Mandal. The left hand fingers of both Sri D.Koteswar Rao, Tahasildar and Smt.Sita Sundari, V.R.O., both fingers of Sri Durga Nagendra , Revenue Inspector and the right hand fingers of Sri Shaik Madina Village Servant tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the tahasildar, V.R.O. and Village Servant. All the above four Accused Officers were arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY, A.P.SECRETARIAT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.Bhupathi Rao, former Assistant Secretary to Government, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further convicted the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Assistant Secretary and late S.S.Sadanandam, A.S.O. were trapped by ACB officials on 12.08.1999 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Junior Assistant of Govt. High School, Anantapur Town for processing his file regarding regularization of service seniority.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders dismissing Sri V.Sambasiva Rao, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Office of Mandal Revenue Officer (Urban) Kakinada, East Godavari District from service following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam.Earlier, the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour in sending his daughter’s birth certificate to the R.D.O. for verification report.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, UPPAL, RR DIST.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Sub-Registrar, Uppal, RR Dist. on 31.01.2008 at 6.10 PM. An unaccounted amount of Rs. 40,860/ which was illegally collected by the private agents, appointed by the Sub-Registrar from the public who came for registration of properties, was seized during the Surprise Check. On physical verification of cash chest, a short fall of Rs.1,230/- was found, which the Sub-Registrar was unable to account for. The Surprise Check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly and three private persons were unauthorisedly employed by the Sub-Registrar for collecting mamools and to work in the computer room.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT O/o JOINT SUB-REGISTRARs I & II, WARANGAL URBAN, HANUMAKONDA

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Joint Sub-Registrar I & II, Warangal Urban located at Hanumakonda, Warangal District on 31.01.2008 at 5.00 PM. An unaccounted amount of Rs.18,595/- was seized from some of the staff members and private agents present in the office at the time of Surprise check.Some irregularities were also noticed due to which some official records were also seized. On physical verification of cash chest, a short fall of Rs. 2,010/- was found, which neither the Sub-Registrar nor the Stamp Vendor was able to account for.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.56 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. MIRYALA RAMULU, ADMNINSTRATIVE OFFICER, DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICE, NALGONDA.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Miryala Ramulu, Administrative Officer, District Medical & Health Office, Nalgonda and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, residential houses of the A.O at Nalgonda & his close relatives at Pune, Khammam, Kukatpalli, Hyderabad etc. on 01-02-2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.56 lakhs (Rupees Fifty six lakhs).The assets include one apartment and one house in Nalgonda Town, one apartment in Hyderabad, 10 house plots in Nalgonda and other immovable assets all worth Rs.44 lakhs. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs.1,95,000/-, Bank balances of Rs.2,00,000/-, Gold about 500 grams worth Rs.2,50,000/-, house hold articles worth Rs.2,20,000/-, one Pulssar Motor Cycle worth Rs.42,000/- and one Maruthi L.X.1 Car worth Rs.3,50,000/- etc to the tune of Rs.12,57,000/-. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

JANUARY - 2008

DISTRICT PANCHAYATH OFFICER, NALGONDA DISTRICT SRI VEPURI JEEVANACHARY CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5,000/-

Sri Vepuri Jeevanachary, S/o late Gangadhar, age 55 years, District Panchayath Officer, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence near Collectorate Complex, Nalgonda at 10.25 AM on 31.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “for having helped the complainant in ensuring the smooth running of his shandy in Gajinagar village and also for issuing instructions for getting another cattle shandy which was illegally permitted by gram Panchayat Gajinagar Nalgonda district closed. Right hand fingers and the envelope in which the bribe amount was kept by Sri V.Jeevanachary yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the top of the table available in his bed room kept in an envelope given by Sri V.Jeevanachary at his instance. Sri V.Jeevanachary will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR, SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT SRI JANARDHAN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.5,000/- TO ALLOT HOUSE SITE PATTA

Sri Pamula Janardhan, S/o Venkaiah, age 56 years, Tahsildar, Sangareddy, Medak district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 8.00 AM on 30-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe “to allot a house site patta to the grand mother of the complainant under the Freedom Fighter’s Quota”. Right hand fingers of Sri P.Janardhan which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the top of a teapoy at the instance of Sri P.Janardhan. Sri P.Janardhan will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER STOCKIST, MANDAL LEVEL STOCK POINT, GORANTLA AND PRIVATE PERSON, R/O GORANTLA OF ANATHAPUR DISTRICT WERE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Y.Ramachandrappa, former Stockist, Mandal Leval Stock Point, Gorantla, Ananthapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence punishable u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Further, the Special Judge sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.The judge also convicted Sri B.Srinivasulu, a Private person, r/o Gorantla. Ananthapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for abetting Sri Ramachandrappa and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Earlier, Sri Y.Ramachandrappa, former Stockist was trapped by the ACB officials on 27-11-2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for processing his bills pertaining to the month of October, 2002 through Sri B.Srinivasulu.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Ambati Simhachalam Naidu, Multi Purpose Extension Officer, O/o District Medical and Health Officer, Visakhapatnam on 17-01-2008. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 03-09-2001 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3000/- for showing official favour in processing and granting Health approval for the Poultry Farm of the complainant.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR’S OFFICE, RAJANAGARAM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

On 24-1-2008 at 5.00 PM ACB officials conducted a Surprise Check on the Sub-Registrar’s Office, Rajanagaram, East Godavari District and an amount of over Rs.11,000/- was seized from three private persons who earlier worked as Document Writers and are presently working as Agents for the Sub-Registrar and his staff for collection of money illegally from public who come to the office for official work.

ANTI CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 65 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI ADULLA VENKAT RANGA REDDY, PRINCIPAL, A.P. SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE, GHANPUR, WARANGAL DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residences of AO Sri Adulla Venkat Ranga Reddy, S/o Malla Reddy, age 49 years, Principal, A.P. Social Welfare Residential College, Ghanpur, Warangal District on 25-1-2008 at Warangal and Hyderabad. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.65 lakhs (Rupees sixty five lakhs only).The total assets include 5 (five) Plots – i.e., 1 plot at Hanumakonda in Warangal Dist., 2 Plots at Hayathnagar, 1 Plot at Shaikpet, 1 Plot at Moinabad in R.R. Dist; 5 Flats at Malakpet, Quthbiguda, Asmangadh, Moosarambagh in Hyderabad & Moosapet in R.R. District; Agricultural land to an extent of 26.15 acres at Gadwal, Madikonda & Pebbair; One shop at Asmangadh; Net Cash of Rs.75,000/-; Promissory Notes worth Rs.16,40,000/-; LIc premium paid worth Rs.80,000/-; Bank balance of Rs.60,000/- in different banks; Gold weighing 10 tulas worth Rs.50,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. Sri A.V.Ranga Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.76 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI ADAPA VENKATA NARASIMHA RAO, ASSISTANT EXCISE COMMISSIONER, PROBITION & EXCISE (ENFORCEMENT) DEPARTMENT, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house at Hyderabad of Sri Adapa Venkata Narasimha Rao, Assistant Excise Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise (Enforcement) Department, Mahabubnagar District and his office at Mahabubnagar and other houses belonging to his close relatives on 24.01.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including a three storied residential house in Hyderabad, 2 apartments (one in Hyderabad and another in Bangalore), 2 plots in Hyderabad and Kakinada and 5 acres of agricultural land in Gudlavalloor of Krishna District, all worth Rs.59,12,000/-. Movable properties include 4 bank accounts in the names of Sri A. Venkata Narasimha Rao and his family members with total bank balances over Rs.2.4 lakhs, Honda City 2006 model car worth Rs.8.2 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.4.5 lakhs, Insurance policies worth Rs.2.15 lakhs and net cash of Rs.46,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.76,83,000/- were unearthed during the searches. One locker in S.B.H., Nallakunta, which is in the joint names of Accused Officer and his wife is yet to be opened. Sri Adapa Venkata Narasimha Rao, Assistant Excise Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise (Enforcement) Department, Mahabubnagar District is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Bhaskar Rao, former Senior Assistant, O/o Revenue Divisional Officer, Kothagudem, Khammam district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped on 05-11-2001 by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.600/- from the complainant for recommending and forwarding his application to Khammam Collectorate for sanction of license for running a Fire Crackers Shop.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Keshav, working as Assistant Engineer, Line Construction, A.P.TRANSCO, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District, was trapped today afternoon i.e. 23.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing the cheque for Rs.19,000/- towards compensation payable to the complainant’s father-in-law for cutting the trees in his fields over which electric-lines had been erected. Sri Keshav accepted the bribe amount in a hotel at Nallajerla in West Godavari District directly. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri K.Keshav is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, PORUMAMILLA, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT SRI SYED MOHIBUDDIN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 1000/- TO DEMARCATE 5 ACS. OF LAND OF THE COMPLAINANT.

Sri Syed Mohibuddin, S/o Syed Rafiuddin, age 53 years, Mandal Surveyor, Porumamilla, Cuddapah District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at a Tea stall, opposite to RTC Bus Stand, Porumamilla at 4.45 p.m. on 22-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe “ to get 5 acres of land pertaining to the father of the complainant demarcated and to fix the boundaries”. Both hand fingers of Sri Mohibuddin, which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from Sri Mohibuddin at his instance while he was counting the currency. Sri Mohibuddin was arrested and was produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1 CRORE AND FIFTY THREE LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI K.N. SAINATH, DY. GENERAL MANAGER, HYDERABAD METROPOLITAN WATER WORKS AND SEWERAGE BOARD, L.B. NAGAR DIVISION, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house, office of Sri K.N.Sainath, Dy. General Manager, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Works and Sewerage Board, L.B. Nagar Division, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 22.01.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including 3 residential houses, 2 apartments, 5 plots in and around Hyderabad and 19 acres of land in Keesara, Rajendranagar and Shankarapalli Mandals of Cyberabad area all worth Rs.1 Crore and 10 lakhs rupees.Movable properties include 8 bank accounts in Sri Sainath and his family members’ names with total bank balances over Rs.2 lakhs, 1.5 Kgs (1500 Grams) of gold jewellery and 3 kgs. of silver articles worth Rs.12 lakhs, Santro 2007 model car worth Rs.4 lakhs, Hero Honda 2005 model motor cycle worth Rs.40,000/-, household articles worth Rs.5.4 lakhs, Insurance policies worth Rs.7.7 lakhs, Fixed Deposits in Banks and Postal Savings worth Rs.4.3 lakhs and net cash of Rs.7.5 lakhs. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1.53 Crores were unearthed during the searches. One more locker in the name of Mrs.Sainath is yet to be opened. Sri K.N.Sainath is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MINOR IRRIGATION OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Sri Y.Siva Ramachandra Rao, Superintendent, Office of the Executive Engineer, Special Minor Irrigation Division, Paderu, Visakhapatnam District. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 25-01-2001 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000/- for showing official favour in preparing the arrears bills and leave encashment bill of the complainant.

UNIVERSITY ENGINEER, ANDHRA UNIVERSITY, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Vadali Bhaskara Rao, University Engineer, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.50,000/-(Rupees Fifty Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant on 22-01-2008 at about 8.05 A.M. for sanction of final bill of Rs.7.03 lakhs and also for forwarding the proposal for the construction of foreign students’ hostel, South Campus, Andhra University. Chemical Test on both hand fingers yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the right side table desk of the Accused Officer at his instance. Sri Bhaskara Rao is arrested and being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER AND PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.Pardhasaradhi, former M.R.O. Penuballi Mandal, and Sri M.Seetharamanuja Charyulu, former Panchayat Secretary, Mandalapadu Village, both of Khammam district and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year, each and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to undergo simple imprisonment for two months each, u/s 7 and u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act. Earlier the M.R.O. had demanded a bribe of Rs.5000/- from a villager of Mandalapadu Village for doing the official favour of entering his name in the Pattadar Passbook and other relevant revenue records in place of his late father and accepted the said bribe through the Panchayat Secretary.

DEPUTY TAHSILDAR, O/o TAHSILDAR, RAMAGIRI MANDAL, ANANATAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

On 18.01.2008 at about 6.15 P.M. at the O/o Tahasildar, Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district. ACB officials caught red handed Sri K.Muthyalappa, Deputy Tahasildar, O/o Tahasildar Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district, when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- from the complainant of Nasanakota village, Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district to discharge official favour of delivery of pattadar pass book to the complainant. When both hands of Sri Muthyalappa were subjected to the chemical test it yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Muthyalappa. Sri Muthyalappa was arrested and produced before the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, A.P. Hyderabad.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, WOMEN POLICE STATION, C.C.S. CITY POLICE, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Smt.K.Anuradha, Sub-Inspector of Police, Women Police Station, C.C.S., City Police, Hyderabad was caught red handed at her office, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) as bribe from the Complainant on 18-01-2008 at 5.40 P.M. for arresting the accused in a dowry harassment case. The bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from her office table kept beneath a book at her instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (OPERATIONS), APNPDCL, GANGADHARA(M), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Bandari Ajay Kumar, S/o Anjaiah, 29 years, Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.N.P.D.C.L. Gangadhara (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 2.40 P.M. on 18-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.6,000/- as bribe to install a 5 HP Current Meter and to give connection to the Power loom of the complainant. Right hand fingers and left shirt pocket of Sri Ajay Kumar yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.6,000/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket of the A.O. at his instance. Sri Bandari Ajay Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B.TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri R.V.V.Satyanarayana, Veterinary Assistant, Rural Live Stock Unit, Nunapathi, Visakhapatnam District was dismissed from service by the Director, Animal Husbandry, Hyderabad as he was recently convicted by the III Additional District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB officials on 18-3-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- for showing official favour in sending the complainant’s T.A. bills.

ACCOUNTS OFFICER, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri S.M.Rasool, former Accounts Officer, Nehru Zoological Park, Bahadurpura, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences U/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped on 16-8-1999 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.6000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for regularly deducting the installments of the loan amounts arranged by him to the employees of the Zoological Park and depositing the same in Andhra Bank which had provided the loan.

ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N.Rajendra Prasad, former Asst. Electrical Inspector, O/o Chief Electrical Inspector and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further convicted the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, he was trapped on 28-9-2000 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.650/- from an electrician to issue instruments Test Certificate to enable him to apply for ‘B’ grade Electrical contractor license.

FORMER SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, TANGUTUR POLICE STATION, PRAKASAM PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Sri B.Ravichandra, former Sub-Inspector of Police, Tangutur Police Station, Prakasam District was punished in an ACB case by the Government of A.P. by imposing punishment of reduction in time scale of pay by (3) stages for a period of 5 years with cumulative effect. Earlier, the above Sub-Inspector was trapped by the Officials of ACB on 27.04.1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for eliminating his name from the list of accused in a criminal case.

A.C.B. CONDUCTED SURPRISE CHECK ON THE OFFICE OF TRANSPORT CHECK POST, SALOOR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

A surprise check conducted at R.T.A. Check post at Saloor on 7.1.2008 morning revealed that Sri Seelam Praveen Kumar Reddy, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector, R.T.A. Check post, Saloor is collecting money from truck drivers through a private person by engaging him to collect mamools. An unaccounted amount of Rs.11,170/- was recovered from the private person. During the Surprise check, 8 truck drivers visited the check point and also paid bribes at the check post. The illegally collected amount was seized. Further action is being taken.

MOTOR VEHICLES INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri G.Papi Reddy, former Motor Vehicles Inspector, O/o the Regional Transport Officer, Karimnagar district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default, to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13(1)(e) r/w 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, i.e. for possession of assets disproportionate to his lawful income. The Special Judge further ordered to confiscate his assets worth Rs.11,06,530/- to the Govt.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri J.Srinivas, working as Junior Assistant, in the O/o D.E.O, West Godavari, Eluru, was trapped today afternoon i.e. 07.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,600/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing his leave sanction order approved by the D.E.O. Sri Srinivas instructed the complainant to keep the tainted amount in his almirah near the table. The tainted amount was recovered from the almirah. Sri J.Srinivas is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri M.V.Ramana Murthy, Panchayat Secretary, Kaki Gram Panchayat Rolla Mandal, Anantapur district was dismissed from service by the District Collector, Anantapur as he was convicted by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB Officials on 17.6.1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- for issuing a training certificate to facilitate the complainant to obtain loan under P.M.R.Y. Scheme.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri B.Nagabhusanam, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police formerly at Narsipatnam Police Station, Visakhapatnam District, was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, Sri B.Nagabhusanam, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a person of Nathavaram Mandal in Visakhapatnam District for showing official favour in enlarging him on bail and releasing his vehicle that had met with an accident. After completion of the investigation of the case, the said Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police was placed on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LTD., CHOWDAPALLI MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nurallah, Assistant Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Chowdapalli Mandal, Chittoor District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 12.30 P.M. on 05-01-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe from the complainant Smt. Hamsa Veni to discharge the official favour of releasing the 2nd installment payment order for Rs.11,000/- under Indiramma Housing Scheme-II Phase. Both hand fingers of A.O. when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at his instance. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SUB TREASURY OFFICER, PODALAKUR MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT SRI SHAIK KHALEEL CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.1,000/- FOR SANCTION OF PENSION OF A RETIRED TEACHER.

Sri Shaik Khaleel, S/o Murthuja, aged 51 years, Sub-Treasury Officer, Podalakur Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 2.10 P.M. on 04-01-2008, when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe for sanction of Pension of a retired Teacher. Both hand fingers of the AO and his left shirt pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from his left shirt pocket at his instance. Sri Shaik Khaleel is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (P.R) DEPARTMENT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches have been conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials on 04-01-2008 on the houses of P.V.Ramana Reddy, Dy. Executive Engineer (P.R.) Department, Vikarabad of Ranga Reddy district and those of his relatives at Vikarabad and Kurnool Town. Following movable and immovable assets worth Rs.50,17,000/- were unearthed.1. 18 House sites at Kurnool and Nandikotkur Rs.8,21,000/- 2. One House at Kurnool Town Rs.28,00,000/- 3. One LIG House at Gadwal of Mahaboob Nagar District Rs.1,00,000/- 4. House Plots purchase receipts Rs.4,35,000/- 5. Gold Ornaments weighing 36 Tulas Rs. 2,70,000/- 6. Silver Articles weighing 550 grams Rs.5,000/- 7. 5(Five) LIC Polices (Premia) Rs. 4,32,000/- 8. House Hold Articles, Cash, Bank Balances Rs. 3,54,000/- 9. Two Locker Keys were found and the lockers are yet to be searched. The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Spl. Judge for SPE/ACB Cases, Hyderabad.