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DECEMBER - 2006

SURVEYOR, OFFICE OF THE MRO,AMBERPET, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri Ch.Rambabu, Surveyor, working in Mandal Revenue Office, Amberpet, Hyderabad is caught red handed when he has demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- on 21-12-2006 at about 05.15 P.M. in his office, Amberpet, Hyderabad for sending favorable report in respect of N.O.C. for construction of building of Sri Shakeel Ahmed Ansari. The chemical test conducted on the hands of Sri Ch.Rambabu, Surveyor and his pant pocket yielded positive result. The A.C.B. officials recovered the above trap amount of Rs.4,000/- from Sri Ch.Rambabu. He is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Court for SPE & ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N. Subba Rao, Junior Assistant, B.Tech, Section O/o the Controller of Examination, Nagarjuna University, Guntur district was dismissed from service on 30-11-2006 by the Vice-Chancellor, Nagarjuna University, following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada, who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a total fine of Rs.5,000/-.Earlier, Sri N. Subba Rao, Junior Assistant, B.Tech, Section O/o the Controller of Examination, Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 05-11-2001, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing sessional marks list and provisional certificate of the complainant.

REVENUE EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K. Chandrakaladhar, V.A.O., Mamillapalli Group of Villages, Ponnur Mandal, Guntur district has been dismissed from service on 06-12-2006 by the Joint Collector, Guntur as he was convicted by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a total fine of Rs.5,000/-. Earlier, the said V.A.O., was trapped by the ACB officials on 13-12-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of signing and issuing property certificates of the sureties applied by the complainant.

ASST. COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, VIDYANAGAR CIRCLE, NAMPALLY, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Syed Abdul Kadhar, A.C.T.O., Vidyanagar Circle, Hyderabad is caught red handed when he has demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- on 20-12-2006 at about 01.00 P.M in his office, Nampally, Hyderabad. The A.C.T.O. kept pending issue of “Tax turn over Registration Certificate” of the complainant, Sri S.M.D. Abdulla and demanded bribe of Rupees Four thousand and asked to pay the same to Sri Jahangir, Jr.Asst who has accepted the same under the instructions of the A.C.T.O. The chemical test conducted on the hands of Sri Jahangir, Jr.Asst yielded positive result. The A.C.B. officials recovered the above trap amount of Rs.4,000/- from Sri Jahangir. They are being arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble special court for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT LABOUR OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri K. Vidya Sagar, Assistant Labour Officer, Yelamanchili, Visakhapatnam district, has been dismissed from the service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 7-12-2006, in view of his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, Sri K. Vidya Sagar, Assistant Labour Officer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1-2-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a van driver for not booking cases against the van.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF (AGRICULTURE) PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government have issued orders on 4-12-2006 withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri P. Venkateswarlu, formerly Asst. Director of Agriculture ®, Tenali, Guntur district permanently as he was convicted by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada in a trap case who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a total fine of Rs.10,000/-. Earlier, the said Assistant Director was trapped by the ACB Officials on 20-2-2001, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant for issue of a certificate of registration ( Licence) for sale of fertilizers.

ESTATE OFFICER, RYTHU BAZAAR, KADAPA TRAPPED

K.Rajeswariah, Estate Officer, Rythu Bazaar, Kadapa was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 19-12-2006 at 8.00 a.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant K. Srinivasulu, R/o Pallampalli, Kadapa for showing official favour to allot a shop in the name of his mother Smt. Veeramma. The tainted amount Rs.5,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND CONSTABLE PUNISHED BY GOVERNMENT IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of five increments with cumulative effect in respect of Sri K.Madhusudan Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police and Sri A.Govinda Rao, P.C.1448, formerly Itchapuram Police Station, Srikakulam district on 25-11-2006 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, both the said Sub-Inspector and Police Constable were trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when the Sub- Inspector of Police demanded bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant for releasing petrol cans seized earlier and accepted the same through the Constable. Both the said officials were placed on their defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.S.P.D.C.L. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Komaragiri Nanda Kumar, Divisional Engineer, A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Kavali, Nellore district has been trapped on 18-12-2006 at 8.45 A.M. at his residence at Kavali when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from Sri Velamuri Ramana Reddy contractor for giving cheque for Rs.1,95,000/- towards the works executed by the said contractor. The chemical test proved positive on his right hand fingers. Tainted money has been recovered from the almirah in the bed room of the Accused Officer. The Accused Officer has been arrested and is being sent to judicial custody. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO KOLIPAKA VENKATA SWAMY, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, KHAMMAM MUNICIPALITY.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house of Sri Kolipaka Venkata Swamy, S/o Samaiah, age 56 years working as Deputy Executive Engineer, Khammam Municipality at Khammam and his relatives houses at Warangal and Huzurabad on 14-12-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs (Rupees forty lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include five (5) plots i.e. two (2) plots at Khammam and three (3) plots at Warangal, 3 houses i.e. one (1) house at Khammam and two (2) houses at Warangal, 2 motor cycles, 42 tolas of gold worth Rs. two lakhs, Bonds, Bank balances, house hold articles worth Rs.5 lakhs. Accused Officer is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF REVENUE INSPECTOR, PERMANENTLY WITHHOLD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P. Devabiksham, Revenue Inspector, (Retired), Narsaraopet Municipality, Guntur district was awarded the punishment of withholding the entire pension and gratuity permanently by the department as he was convicted by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada, in a trap case and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a total fine of Rs.5,000/-. Earlier, the said Revenue Inspector, was trapped, along with a Bill Collector, by the ACB officials on 12-11-1998, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- the complainant to do the official favour of transferring the title of property in the name of the complainant and his brothers.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER 1.77 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI P. NARSIMHA RAO @ RAMESH, DY.THAHSILDAR, OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL OFFICER & COMPETENT AUTHORITY, URBAN LAND CEILING, HDYERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted on 12-12-2006 by A.C.B. officials at different places covering the residential houses of Sri M.Karunakar, Dy.Thahsildar, Land Reforms department, O/o District Collector, R.R. district his relatives and his friend Sri P. Narsimha Rao, Dy. Thahsildar, Urban Land Ceiling, at Durgabai Deshmukh colony, Hyderabad. The searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets belonging to Sri P. Narsimha Rao and a case for possession of disproportionate assets was registered against him. Investigation revealed that he is operating locker in the name of Ramesh at S.B.H., Sultanbazar branch and the same was searched on 13-12-2006 and cash there in to the tune of Rs.10,52,500/- seized.The assets include three houses at Durgabai Deshmukh colony, six house plots, Qualis vehicle, Hero Honda motor cycle, Bank balances of Rs.9,81,650/- and house hold articles all worth Rs.1.77 crores at Hyderabad. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri M.Ch. Kondaiah, Sweeper, Government General Hospital, Kurnool, has been dismissed from service by the Superintendent, Government General Hospital, Kurnool on 30-11-2006 following conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.50/-. Earlier, the said Sweeper was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 21-8-1999 (alongwith a Junior Asst) when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.100/- from a physically handicapped person for influencing the Professor of Orthopedics, Government General Hospital, Kurnool to give the Physically handicapped certificate.

DISTRICT TRIBAL WELFARE OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri A.S. Nagaraju, formerly Tribal Welfare Officer, Nizamabad on 5-12-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, 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, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 20-2-2001 by officials of this Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the Warden of the Government S.T. (Boys) Hostel, Dichpally, Nizamabad district to release cheques pertaining to repairs conducted on the borewell and the pipeline situated in the hostel premises.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.57 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI M.KARUNAKAR, DY.TAHISILDAR, LAND REFORMS SECTION, DISTRICT COLLECTARATE, R.R. DISTRICT, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials at different places covering the official premises, residential house at Sarasvathinagar, Saroornagar, Hyderabad of Accused Officer, his relatives and friends at Hyderabad on 12-12-2006 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.57 lakhs (Rupees fifty seven lakhs). The assets include 4 houses, (1) at Saraswathinagar, (2) A.P.H.B. Colony, Kukatpally, (3) Municipal colony, Malakpet & (4) Vikarabad and 12 plots at Parigi, Vikarabad, Ibrahimpatnam, Saidabad 2 lakhs cash, 4.9 lakhs Bank balances, Maruthi Car, Hero Honda Motor Cycle, Scooter and house hold articles etc. The inventory of the bank lockers is being taken. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SUB-REGISTRAR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 4-12-2006, convicted Sri K. Satya Gnana, formerly Sub-Registrar Grade-I, Makthal of Mahabubnagar district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default of payment, 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 Sub-Registrar was trapped on 1-1-2002 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from Complainant, for showing official favour of returning the Registered Sale deed relating to his house site.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.60 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI SIRCILLA RAJAIAH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ZILLA PARISHAD, WARANGAL DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of AO Sri Sircilla Rajaiah S/o Bakkaiah age 54 years Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad, Warangal district, on 8-12-2006 at his residence at Hanumakonda, Warangal district, and son’s residence at Habsiguda, RR district and his relatives residences at Karimnagar Town and at Manakondur (M) of Karimnagar district. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.60 lakhs/- (Rupees sixty lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include Nine (9) plots at Nacharam, Uppal, Ghatkesar, Serilingampally and Hayathnagar of RR district, One (1) flat at Ameerpet, Hyderabad, Four (4) houses at Karimnagar, Hanumakonda and Uppal of RR district, 51 acres of land at Hasanparthy, & Jaffargadh Mandals of Warangal district, One Zen Car, 12 tolas of gold worth Rs. 1 lakh, Cash of Rs. 35,000/-, Bonds & Promissory Notes worth Rs.2,33,000/- and Bank Balances of Rs.13 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Akurathi Yellamanda, M.R.I. M.R.O’s Office, Kollipara (M), Guntur district has been dismissed from service on 21-11-2006 by the Collector and District Magistrate, Guntur following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada, who sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a total fine of Rs.5,000/- under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Earlier, Sri Akurathi Yellamanda, MRI, MRO’s Office, Kollipara (M), Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 30-11-2000, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant to do the official favour of processing issue of a Valuation Certificate so as to get a bank loan.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 28 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI SARVA SHANKARAIAH, SR.ASST. ANIMAL HUSBANDARY, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

Searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials at different places covering the residential house of Accused Officer, his relatives at Karimnagar on 06-12-2006 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.28 lakhs (Rupees twenty eight lakhs). The assets include one house at Ramnagar, Karminagar, house plots, Bank balances, Motor Cycle and house hold articles etc., at Karimnagar. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SANITARY INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri J.Babu Rao, Sanitary Supervisor, Ward No.12, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad Circle-IV, Gudimalkapur, Hyderabad on 30-11-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment, each for the offences under Sections 7 and 13(2) read with Section 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Sanitary Supervisor, was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 5-2-1999, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from a contractor for showing official favour of processing of pending bills.

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER AND ASST. LINEMAN CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted S/Sri K.V.Nageswara Rao, Addl. Asst. Engineer, EPDC Ltd., Tadepalligudem and D.V.V.K.N. Suryanarayana Murthy, Asst. Lineman, O/o AAE, Tadepalligudem, West Godavari district on 28-11-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officers to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years each and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- each and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each, for the offences U/s 7, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 r/w 34 IPC. Earlier they were trapped by the officials of ACB on 24-9-2002 at their office when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,200/- and Rs.800/- respectively from an Ex-serviceman of Tadepalligudem for showing official favour in issue of two service connections to his residential premises.

DEPUTY DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Dr.S.Janardhana, formerly Deputy District Medical and Health Officer, Penugonda, Ananthapur district on 30-11-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each for the offence U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Earlier, the Deputy District Medical and Health Officer was trapped by officials of ACB on 1-3-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from an L.D. Computer (Statistician) of Primary Health Centre, Roddam, Ananthapur district for showing official favour in the enquiry initiated against him.

BRIBE GIVER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri S.Dhanunjaya Rao, an Advocate and resident of Machilipatnam, Krishna district was convicted on 27-11-2006 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence punishable under section 12 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for one month, by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, in the month of March, 2000 the said Advocate had sent an amount of Rs.75,000/- to a Judge in the shape of two Demand Drafts seeking judicial favour in a case pending before the judge. The Judge lodged a complaint basing on which the local police registered a case and then transferred it to the A.C.B. for investigation. The matter was investigated by the A.C.B. and it was found prima-facie that the said Advocate offered huge bribe to the Judicial Officer for doing an official favour, for which he was charge sheeted in the Special Court on 10-9-2001

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB REGULAR ENQUIRY

Sri K.M.Krishna Reddy, formerly Sub-Inspector of Police, Kambadur Police Station, Ananthapur District has been dismissed by the Government following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier this Bureau conducted a Regular enquiry against the said Sub-Inspector of Police into the allegations of illegal collection from the groundnut formers and traders of Kambadur, Ananthapur district and he was placed on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, BIDURUKUNTUM VILLAGE, KANNEKAL MANDAL, ANANTHAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Jagirdhar Mahaboob Peera, Panchayat Secretary (Record Assistant), Bidurukuntum Village, Kannekal Mandal, Ananthapur District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 04-12-2006 at 11.30 a.m. at the office of the M.P.D.O., Kannekal when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant A.Mahesh, R/o Yasapuram Village, Uravakonda Mandal, Ananthapur district for showing official favour for issuing pattadar passbooks of the complainant and his brother and handed over the same to T.Thippaiah Swamy, Attender, Office of the M.P.D.O., Kannekal, Ananthapur district. The tainted amount Rs.1500/- was seized at the instance of A.Os. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO’s-1 & 2 yielded positive results.AO’s-1 & 2 are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.P.TRANSCO ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B CASE

Sri Y. Narasimha Rao, formerly A.A.E (Oprn)., APTRANSCO, O/o the D.E. (Elec.Office), Asmanghad, Hyderabad was dismissed from service by the Department on 22-11-2006 as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 30-10-2006 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000 each, and in default, to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment, for the offences under the provisions of the P.C. Act, 1988.Earlier, the Addl. Asst. Engineer was trapped on 27-5-2000 by the ACB Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour in releasing the balance of 20 electric meters to the DBR Enclave Flats owned by the Complainant.

COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Smt. P. Vijaya Kumari, Attender, formerly of the office of the Addl. Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Bhadrachalam, Khammam district has been dismissed from service on 23-11-2006 by the Govt. of A.P. as she was found guilty of misconduct by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in A.C.B. trap case. Earlier she was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B. on 16-8-2002 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Sales Tax and Income Tax Consultant of Bhadrachalam, for doing an official favour of serving the Acknowledgment-cum-Demand Notice of “AA9” Returns pertaining to the registered dealers of the office of the Addl. Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Bhadrachalam. Basing on the detailed investigation report sent by the A.C.B., Govt. of A.P. entrusted the case to the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. The Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings conducted detailed enquiry and found her guilty of demand and acceptance of bribe, following which Govt. imposed the punishment of dismissal from service.

NOVEMBER - 2006

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, WEST GODAVARI IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T.Tata Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police, Tallapudi Police Station was trapped today i.e. 30-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of not taking any action against him in a Court endorsed case. Both the hand fingers of A.O. tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri Bh.V.Subba Raju, formerly Executive Officer at Venkatapuram of West Godavari district has been dismissed from Government service by the Department as he was convicted by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- and in default, to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months, each, for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier he was trapped by officials of ACB on 6-8-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from a resident of Venkatapuram, Eluru Mandal, for registering the name of his father for water tap connection to his house.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, YERRAGUNTLA, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Kalvapalle Chinna Reddy, Assistant Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation Limited, Yerraguntla, Cuddapah district and his family members on 19-9-2006 at Yerraguntla and Nabikot of Cuddapah district and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.53,48,000/-. The properties include One house at Nabikot of Cuddapah W/Rs.1,75,000/-. Two buildings at Nabikot and One building at Chemmumiapet of Cuddapah district W/Rs.13,00,000/-. Two house sites at Akkayapalli and Utukur fields, Chemmumiapet of Cuddapah W/Rs.1,79,500/-,17 cents at Chemmumipet, 1.5 acres at C.K.Dinne fields, 3 acres at L.R.Palli and 5.32 acres at C.K.Dinne Mandal of Cuddapah district W/Rs.27,64,000/-, One Hero Honda Passion Plus W/Rs.45,000/-, L.I.C. policies W/Rs.6,51,000/-, 225 grams Gold ornaments W/Rs.1,25,000/-, Pro-notes W/Rs.1,20,000/- and Net Cash of Rs.37,000/-. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation

DR.E.NAVEENKUMAR, MEDICAL OFFICER, P.H.C PTILAM, NIZAMABAD IS IN A.C.B. NET

Dr.E.Naveen Kumar, S/o Maisaiah, Age 55 years, Medical Officer, Primary Health Centre, Pitlam, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at his residence, at about 3 P.M on 28-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted one Mobile Hand set (Nokia Model 1110) worth Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Smt.P.Kanaka Rathnam, Multipurpose health supervisor, Pitlam, for sanction of G.P.F. loan. A chemical test conducted on the both hands fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The Mobile phone (Nokia) was recovered from the possession of A.O. Accused officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI MANNEPALLI NAGESHWARA RAO, LINE-MAN, A.P.E.P.D.C.L.K. GANGAVARAM MANDAL, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT

On 28-11-06 A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the residence Sri Mannepalli Nageshwara Rao, Line-man, A.P. Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited,K. Gangavaram Mandal, East Godavari District and also in the residence of his relatives and unearthed assets worth over Rs. 50 lakhs (Rupees Fifty Lakhs). The assets include a house at Ramachandrapuram, two house-sites at Ramachandrapuram, two mortgaged house-sites at Ramachandrapuram, mortgaged Saw-Mill near Ramachandrapuram, house-hold articles worth Rs. 2.50 lakhs, Matiz Car and two Motor-Cycles. He is also found in possession of many promissory notes. Searches are continuing.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT & ATTENDER OF COMMERCIAL TAX DEPARTMENT IN VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT TRAPPED; WHEN THEY ACEPTED BRIBE OF RS.1000/-

Sri A.Kasiviswanatham, Junior Assistant and Sri S.Gowri Shanker, Waterboy/Parttime contingent employee of ;the office of the Commercial Tax Department, Vizianagaram (West) have been trapped at 4.50 p.m. today i.e., 27-11-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range ;when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 1000/- (one thousand) at their office from the complainant Sri Mohd. Asif Ahmed for releasing the National Savings Certificate Bonds worth Rs. 5,000/- (maturity value Rs. 10,000) of the complainant’s father Sri Mohd. Shaik Fareed, a retired Medical Officer, which were kept as a security for commercial taxes payable to the department. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Gowri Shanker proved positive on his right hand, and Rs. 500/- (part of the tainted amount) was recovered from him at his instance. However, the Junior Assistant Sri Kasiviswanatham, who has just collected Rs. 500/- (part of the tainted amount) from Sri Gowri Shanker, has absconded from office noticing the approach of the ACB officials. Sri Gowri Shankar has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT IN GIRIJAN COOPERATIVE CORPORATION TRAPPED IN VISAKHAPATNAM WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.1,200.

Sri Unnam Chandra Sekhar working as a Senior Assistant in the Accounts Section of Girijan Coperative Corporation Ltd., Visakhapatnam has been trapped at 3.30 p.m. today i.e. 27-11-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,200 from the complainant Sri N. Abraham at as illegal gratification for processing the file relating to the release of funds for payment of arrears of nine months salary and for drawing the Group Insurance amount payable to the complainant who retired as a Junior Assistant on 31-7-06. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his left hand and on the inner linings of his left side pant pocket. Sri Chandra Sekhar has been working as Senior Assistant in the Accounts Section of the Girijan Cooperative Corporation Ltd., Visakhapatnam since 1997. He has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PJP DAM, NANDIMALLA DIVISION, ATMAKUR (M), MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gudla Kantaiah, S/o Venkaiah, age 46 years, Executive Engineer, PJP Dam, Nandimalla Division, Atmakur (M), Mahabubnagar district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the PJP Dam Site, Nandimalla at 11.40 AM on 27-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- as bribe from the complainant to approve and sanction the bill which is worth Rs.96,000/- of the complainant who is a contractor. The right hand of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the possession of AO from the rear right side pocket of his pant. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER SENIOR ASST. O/O DIST. REGISTRAR, MACHILIPATNAM, KRISHNA DISTRICT.

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri V.Y.Somayajulu, Sr.Asst., O/o Dist. Registrar, Machilipatnam, Krishna district on 4-11-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of 2 years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- in default 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 V.Y.Somayajulu, Sr.Asst., O/o District Registrar, Machilipatnam Krishna district was trapped by the ACB on 22-07-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for scrutiny and forwarding the application of complainant to the Asst. District Registrar for registering the Society Sri Rajiv Handicapped Welfare Society, Pamarru, Krishna district.

TREASURY EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri N. Lakshmana Rao, Senior Accountant, District Treasury Office, Guntur on 17-11-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default, to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months, 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, the said Accused Officer was trapped by the ACB officials on 07-07-2000, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the Family pension application of the mother of the complainant.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri J. Venkateshwar Rao, formerly S.I. of Police, Maheshwaram P.S., R.R. district was dismissed from service by the Department as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 8-5-2006 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- 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. Earlier, the S.I. of Police, was trapped on 19-11-1998 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the owner of Shilpa Wines, Maheswaram for showing official favour in releasing the seized liquor stocks.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri N. Srinivasa Reddy, formerly S.I. of Police, Keesara P.S., Ranga Reddy district was dismissed from service by the Department as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 16-6-2006 along with a Private person and was sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a total fine of Rs.4,000/- for the offence under the Provisions of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the S.I. of Police and Sri S. Srinivasa Goud, R/o Cheeryal, Keesara (M), R.R. district were trapped on 19-10-2000 by the Officials of the ACB, when the S.I. of Police demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant and accepted it through S.Srinivasa Goud, for closing down a false case of cheating booked against the complainant at Keesara P.S.

DEPUTY RANGE OFFICER, FOREST DEPARTMENT, BOBBILI TRAPPED IN BOBBILI OF VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.4,000.

Sri Vobbilisetti Siva Rama Krishna, Deputy Range Officer, Forest Department of Bobbili Section of Vizianagaram district has been trapped at 10-45 AM today i.e., 25-11-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.4,000 (Four thousand) from the complainant Sri D.V. Basava Punnaiah of Hyderabad at his residence in Bobbili as illegal gratification for issuing permit to transport 260 teak logs of teak wood from Perumali and Panukuvalasa Villages of Therlam Mandal of Vizianagarm district to Hyderabad. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hand and also on the outer surface of the pillow cover which came in contact with the tainted amount. The tainted amount was recovered at his instance. He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER AND DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGNEER, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT IN A.C.B NET

Sri A. Vijaya Paul, Deputy Executive Engineer and Sri D. Venkat Rao, Assistant Engineer, Drainage Division, Irrigation Department, Ongole, were trapped on 24-11-2006 evening when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- and Rs.10,000/- respectively from the complainant for doing the official favour of signing the M-Book, processing the bills and sending them to Executive Engineer in respect of the work done by the complainant who is a contractor. A.O.2 accepted the bribe for himself and on behalf of A.O.1 and the A.O.1 asked A.O.2 to keep his share of bribe amount for the time being. The hand fingers of A.O.2 tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O.1 and A.O.2 were arrested. They are being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, SPORTS AUTHORITY OF A.P., HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri M.N.Swami Naidu, D.E., S.A.A.P., Hyderabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at about 5 P.M. on 24-11-2005 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,25,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant, for allotting works to the contractor(Complainant) and for accepting the work executed by him without any queries. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1,25,000/- was recovered from the possession of A.O. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Honble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri N. Subba Rao, Junior Assistant, B.Tech. Section O/o the Controller of Examination, Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar Guntur district on 13-11-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default, to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months, each for the offences 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, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the ACB officials on 05-11-2001 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing sessional marks list and provisional certificate of the complainant.

OFFICIALS OF THE INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMEOPATHY, CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted on 10-11-2006 Sri Md. Hamid Ali Siddique, formerly Chief Superintendent, Government Indian Medicine Pharmacy, (Unani), Katedan. Sri S. Malakondaiah, formerly Accounts Officer (now retired), Sri K. Narasimha Murthy, formerly Accounts Officer and Sri Anwar Ahmed, formerly Superintendent of the Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Hyderabad. He 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, each, for the offences under Section 13 (1) (d) read with 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and Section 420 read with 120-B of Indian Penal Code. All the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. A private person Sri J.B.R. Palakollu @ Janardhan, Businessman was also found guilty and he was sentenced by the Special Judge to undergo imprisonment for one year for the charge under Section 420 read with 120-B of Indian Penal Code and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, the officials of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, department were found to have purchased one diesel generator set for Rs. 9,90,000 as against its actual cost of Rs.3,00,000 and caused wrongful loss to the Government, in collusion with the private person.

OFFICIALS OF THE INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMEOPATHY, CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 10-11-2006 convicted Dr.K. Narasimha Reddy (Retired), Chief Superintendent, Government Indian Medicine Pharmacy, (Unani), Katedan. Sri Mohd. Shafee, Superintendent, Sri M.A. Karim formerly Accounts Officer, Sri S. Malakondaiah, formerly Accounts Officer (now retired), Sri Aruva Gangulu, formerly Accounts Officer, Sri Anwar Ahmed, formerly Superintendent Budget Section of the Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Hyderabad. He 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 under Section 13 (1) (d) read with 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and Section 420 read with 120-B of Indian Penal Code. All the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. A private person Sri J.B.R. Palakollu @ Janardhan, Businessman was also found guilty and he was sentenced by the Special Judge to undergo imprisonment for one year for the charge under Section 420 read with 120-B of Indian Penal Code and in default in payment of fine, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, the said officials were found to have committed irregularities in collusion with the private person and converted one tablet manufacturing unit into Air-conditioned unit at an exorbitant cost of Rs.3,76,000 and caused wrongful loss of Rs.2,44,126 to the Government.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, SODAN MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT TRAPPED

S.Bhaskar Reddy, Work Inspector, A.P. State Housing Corporation Limited, Sodan Mandal, Chittoor district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 17-11-2006 at 11.00 am at the Office of the Assistant Engineer, A.P.S.H.C.Ltd, Piller when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant G. Subramanyam R/o. Jogivaripalli, Sodan Mandal, Chittoor district to recommend for release the second installment of house construction of Rs.9,000/- to the wife of complainant who is beneficiary under Special Reserve Quota of MLA, Piler. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, O/o. DEPUTY DIRECTOR, GROUND WATER DEPATMENT, GAGAN VIHAR, NAMPALLY, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri Basavaraju Subba Rao, s/o Sri Sesha Chalapathi Rao, age 54 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, Office of the Deputy Director, Ground Water Department, Gagan Vihar, Nampally, Hyderabad was caught red handed i.e. on 16-11-2006 at 5.20 P.M. at B.R.K.R. Bhavan, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000 (Rupees Ten Thousand only) as bribe from the Complainant for processing and to ensure that the Complainant gets the supply order for the supply of H.D.P.E. Pipes worth Rs.1.12 lakhs. Chemical Test conducted on right hand fingers of the Accused Officer and Rexene Bag of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) was recovered from the Rexene Bag of the A.O. at his instance. A.O. will be arrested and he will be produced before Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ADMN. MANAGER, POLUTION CONTROL BOARD, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri R. Lakshaman S/o Venkataiah, Age 56 years, Senior Admn. Manager, Polution Control Board, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence, Bhavani nagar, Habsiguda at about 10.15 A.M on 17-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.50,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant, for not booking a false case on his industry situated in Moulali, Hyderabad. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the possession of A.O. Accused Officer 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.

LAND CEILING OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 3-11-2006, convicted S/Sri Mohd. Abdul Majeed, Office Superintendent and A. Dasharatham, Attender of the Office of the Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Warangal, who were involved in a trap case. The Principal Special Judge sentenced Sri Mohd. Abdul Majeed, Office Superintendent to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- and in default, to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment, each, for the offences u/s7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The Principal Special Judge also sentenced Sri A. Dasharatham, Attender to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.100/- and in default to suffer fifteen days Simple Imprisonment, each, for the offences u/s 7 and 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the above officials were trapped by the ACB officials on 5-6-2000 when the Superintendent demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant through the Attender for doing an official favour for issuing an Urban Land Ceiling Certificate to the complainant.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Mohd. Rayeez Ahmmed Baig, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Velgatore, Karimnagar district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 2-11-2006 consequent to his conviction in a trap case. The said Asst. Engineer was 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.1,000 and in default, to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment for the offence u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer six months Simple Imprisonment for the offence u/s 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Assistant Engineer (PR) was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., on 20-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant Karimnagar district for doing official favour for recording in the M.Book of the contract work, executed by him.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, LAKSHMAJIPALLI VILLAGE, JAMMIKUNTA MANDAL OF KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT I/C. MALYAL VILLAGE IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Tandra Raja Mouli, age 38 years, Panchayat Secretary, Lakshmaji Palli Village, Jammikunta Mandal, Karimnagar district, I/c. Malyal Village was caught red handed today i.e. on 16-11-2006 at 11.45 A.M. at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for processing the application and for getting sanctioned the old age pension of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on left hand fingers of A.O. and pant pocket of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) was seized from the left side pant pocket of the A.O. at his instance. A.O. was arrested and he will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

CHIEF INSPECTOR OF A.P.S.R.T.C. CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 6-11-2006 convicted Sri S.V.Ramana Rao, formerly Chief Inspector, APSRTC, Achampet Depot, Mahabubnagar district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- each and in default of payment, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment each for the offences Under Secs. 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 Accused Officer was trapped on 23-11-2000 by the officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from a Conductor of the RTC Depot Achampet for showing official favour in not sending adverse report against him on the alleged alteration made by him in the Statistical Report.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE, TIRUPATI JAILED IN A.C.B CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri K. Palaiah, Administrative Officer, Police Training College, Tirupati on 06-11-2006 and sentenced him to undergo six months simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 7 of P.C. Act 1988 and one year simple imprison and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the said Accused Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 27-11-2000 at his office room when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour by way putting up favourable note in response to the remarks called for by the IGP (Trg), A.P., Hyderabad.

FULL PENSION AND GRATUITY OF D.S.P. WITHHELD BY GOVT. IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders on 2-11-2006 withholding the entire pension and gratuity in full of Sri V. Lakshmaiah, formerly Deputy Superintendent of Police, (Intelligence), Karimnagar (Retd) following conviction by the Special Court in a trap case. Earlier, the above Deputy Superintendent of Police was convicted by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 17-8-2006 and sentenced to undergo 1 ½ years Rigorous Imprisonment and total fine of Rs.4,000/- under the provisions of P.C. Act, 1988 as he was trapped by A.C.B. officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from a Manager of Toddy Depot of Karimnagar for doing official favour for not sending report against his business.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER 70 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI CH.YESU RATNAM, D.I.G., SPECIAL PROTECTION FORCE, HYDERABAD

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials at difference places covering the residential houses of Accused Officer, his relatives and his office at Buddabhavan, Secunderabad on 10-11-2006 searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.70 lakhs (Rupees seventy lakhs). The assets include two multi stored houses at Krishna Nagar, Yousufguda and Novodaya Colony, L.B.Nagar, three house plots, Maruthi Car, Bank balances at Hyderabad. The searches are still in progress. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Sadiq Ali, formerly Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Balanagar Police Station, Ranga Reddy district was dismissed from service by the Government as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 22-6-2006 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each and in default to suffer, 6 months Simple Imprisonment, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said S.I. was trapped on 22-3-2000 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- from a complainant residing at Erragadda area, Hyderabad for showing official favour by not implicating him as a stolen property receiver in the theft case of Balanagar Police Station.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI G. VENKATA RAMA RAO, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, GUDIVADA.

Today A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the residence and office of Sri G. Venkata Rama Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Gudivada and also in the residence of his relatives and his farm house in West Godavari district and unearthed assets worth over Rs.35 lakhs (Rupees Thirty Five Lakhs). The assets include two house-sites at Vijayawada, one house-site at Eluru, three house-sites at Hyderabad, 21 acres agricultural land near Eluru, house-hold articles and gold ornaments worth Rs.4.66 lakhs and bank balance of Rs.2.50 lakhs. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER AND FORMER ASSISTANT PROJECT OFFICER-I, DISTRICT S.C. CO.OP.SOCIETY LTD, ONGOLE, PRAKASAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE&ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted 1) Sri A.China Venkata Reddy, formerly Assistant Engineer, 2) Sri K.Surya Prasad, formerly Assistant Project Officer-I, of District Scheduled Castes Co-Op. Society Ltd., Ongole, Prakasam District and 3) Sri N.Sesha Giri Rao, a Private Person on 24-10-2006. Accused Officers 1 and 2 were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (B) of P.C. Act, 1988. Accused Officers 1 and 2 and the Accused-3 (Private Person) were also convicted and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each for the offences under sections 465, 471, 477A, 420 IPC respectively. Total fine amount is Rs.14,000/-. The sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurantly. Earlier, this Bureau had registered a case against the above Accused Officers on the allegations of fabrication of records, misappropriation of Government funds in digging of borewells at S.Kothapalli, B.Cherlopalli in Prakasam District and thereby caused monetary loss to the Government Exchequer. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute them in a court of law.

A.P.TRANSCO ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Y.Narasimha Rao, formerly A.A.E. (Oprn.), A.P.Transco, O/o the D.E. (Elec. Office), Asmanghad, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo R.I. for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each and in default to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment 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 Accused Officer was trapped on 27-5-2000 by the ACB Officials, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant for showing official favour in releasing the balance of 20 Electric Meters to the DBR Enclave Flats owned by the complainant.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, PATTENAGAR (V), NAVIPET (M), NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Yarlagadda Satyanarayana, S/o late Venkatratnam, age 56 years, Panchayat Secretary, Pattenagar (V), Navipet (M), Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his residence at Tirumanpalli (V), Nizamabad (M) at 9.10 AM on 7-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.500/- as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour to get the signature of the RDO on the Title Deed Books and to hand over the pass books issued by the MRO, Navipet (M) of the Complainant and his brother. The right hand of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.500/- was recovered at the instance of AO from his left side shirt pocket. 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.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.75 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI RALLA SURESH CHANDRA REDDY, TOWN PLANNING SUPERVISOR, KAPRA MUNICIPALITY, RANGAREDDY DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials over the residential houses of Accused Officer Sri Ralla Suresh Chandra Reddy, Town Planning Supervisor, Kapra Municipality, Ranga Reddy district age 47 years, S/o late Ranga Reddy, on 7-11-2006 at Shaikpet, Hyderabad, friends residences at Domalguda, Hyderabad & Tarnaka, Secunderabad, relatives residences at Kothagudem and Warangal. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.75 Lakhs (Rupees Seventy five lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include eight (8) plots (i.e. five (5) plots at Malkajgiri, one (1) plot at Gudimalkapur, one (1) plot at Tarnaka, one (1) plot in Warangal Town), one (1) house at Marredpally, 25 acres of land at Shamirpet (M). one Bolero, one tractor-cum-trailer, one Bajaj Discover & one TVS Scooty, 30 tulas of gold worth Rs.1 lakh, and cash of Rs.25,000/-. Accused Officer is absconding. After arrest he will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR, NARSAPOOR,MEDAK DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri C.Linganna, C.I. of Police, Narsapoor Circle, Medak District is caught red handed when he has demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3 lacks from Sri S.Satyanarayana Raju on 02-11-2006 at about 4.25 P.M. in his office. Earlier the Inspector got registered a false case of cheating against Sri S.Satyanarayana Raju, his wife and daughter during September, 2006 and brought them to his office on 21-9-2006 around 8 A.M. and detained all of them up to evening of 22-9-2006 and forcibly got executed an agreement to the effect that an amount of Rs.18 lacks will be paid to one Sri Rama Raju with in a month with regard to the sale transactions of agricultural land. Sri C.Linganna also received cheques to the tune of Rs.18 lacks from Sri S.Satyanarana Raju. The chemical test conducted on the hands of C.I. resulted positive. The A.C.B. officials recovered the cheques and the above trap amount. The search of the houses of Sri C.Linaganna are in progress. He is being arrested and will be produced before the court. Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, ODELA (M), I/c KALVA SRIRAMPUR (M), KARIMANAGAR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kandukuri Anand Rao, S/o K.Rajaiah, 41 years, Agricultural Officer, Odela (M), I/c Kalva Srirampur (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by ACB officials at his office at 3.40 P.M. on 2-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- as bribe from the complainant to recommend and forward the application to the Assistant Director for issue of licence. Both hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered from the floor in front of his chair 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 REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o MRO, BOMMALA RAMARAM (M), NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Smt.Nedunoori Gayathri, W/o S.Narsimha Rao, age 41 years, Additional Revenue Inspector, O/o MRO, Bommala Rama Ram(M), Nalgonda district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at her Office at 2.00 P.M. on 2-11-2006 when she demanded and accepted Rs.4000/- as bribe from the Complainant to enter the name of the Complainant in place of his father and maternal aunt in revenue records and to issue pass books. Both hands of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.4000/- was recovered from the possession of AO kept in a plastic cover on her office table.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.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY IN A.C.B. NET

Sri C.Ramakrishna, working as Panchayat Secretary, Gujju Mamidalavalasa Village, Marredumilli Mandal, East Godavari District, was trapped today i.e. 01-11-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing pattedar pass book to the complainant who is a farmer. Both the hand fingers of A.O. tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SANITARY INSEPCTOR CONVICTED BY THE COURT IN A.C.B ASSETS CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri K. Obi Reddy, Sanitary Inspector-III, Anantapur Municipality, Anantapur on 19-10-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- for the offence Under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for six months. The court has also ordered for confiscation of the disproportionate assets of Rs.3,65,989-20 Ps. to the Government and in case the A.O. deposits the said amount within 2 months from the date of Judgment, there shall be no confiscation orders against any item of the assets. Earlier a case was registered against the said Sanitary Inspector, on the allegation of acquisition of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income and he was charge-sheeted in a court of law.

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

Sri P. Sudhakar, Prohibition & Excise Sub-Inspector, formerly of Thorrur Excise Station, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad, on 17-10-2006 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year each and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each, under section 7 and also under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month. Earlier, the said Prohibition & Excise Sub-Inspector was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B. on 23-3-1995 when he demanded and accepted illegal gratification of Rs.3,000/- from a resident of Jammikunta Thanda, Maripada Mandal, Warangal district for doing an official favour of not registering a criminal case under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act and to return the electrical starter of the motor seized from his field.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (PR) PERMANENTLY WITHHELD BY GOVT. IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders on 18-10-2006 withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri G.Laxminarayan Murthy, formerly Executive Engineer (PR), PR, Jagitial, Karimnagar district permanently following conviction by the Special Court in a trap case.Earlier, the above said Executive Engineer was convicted by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 19-11-2005 and sentenced to undergo 2 years Rigorous Imprisonment and total fine of Rs.3,000/- under the provisions of P.C.Act, 1988 as he was trapped by A.C.B. officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from a contractor on 15-7-99 for doing official favour in awarding a contract for construction of 2 class rooms of Upper Primary School in the Village Balavanthapur of Karimnagar district.

OCTOBER - 2006

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.32 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI P.NARSIMHA CHARY, PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, BOMMAKAL (V), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of AO Sri P. Narsimha Chary, age 43 years, S/o. Venkataiah on 31-10-2006 at Vidyanagar, Karimnagar Town, his house at native place Rayapatnam (V), Dharmapuri (M), Karimnagar district and his relative’s house at Kothapalli (V), Karimnagar (M). Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 32 lakhs/- (Rupees thirty two lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include four (4) plots i.e. 2 plots at Bommakal and 2 plots at Karimnagar Town, one (1) house at Vidyanagar, Karimnagar district 3 ½ acres of land at Bommakal, Karimnagar, Two Motor Cycles – Hero Honda Splendour & Bajaj Wave, Investments & Bank Balances together with cash totaling to Rs. 2 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPORPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI D. MARIANNA, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, KUKATPALLY MUNICIPALITY

Today A.C.B officials conducted searches in the residence and office of Sri D. Marianna, Executive Engineer, Kukatpally Municipality and also in the residence of his relatives at Nellore and unearthed assets worth over Rs.30 lakhs (Rupees Thirty Lakhs Only). The assets include ten house sites in Tenali and Nellore districts, 30 acres land and 12 acres mango garden at Nellore district, house in Nellore, Santro car and valuable house-hold articles. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE, YELLAYAPALEM, KODAVALUR MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri D.V. Krishnaiah, formerly Senior Assistant, Primary Health Centre, Yellayapalem, Kodavalur Mandal, Nellore district on 16-10-2006 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 P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the Officials of ACB on 20-1-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant, i.e. retired Public Health Nurse of PHC, Yellayapalem for doing official favour in processing the papers of her Pensionary benefits and for the arrangement of early payment. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute him in a court of law.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, KUMMANAMALA VILLAGE, PUTULUR MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

A. Narayana, Panchayat Secretary, Kummanamala Village, Putulur Mandal, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 27-10-2006 at 7.30 a.m at his residence at Tadipatri Town when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant O.Ramanadha Reddy, R/o. Maddipalli Village, Putulur Mandal, Anantapur district to certify and process the application of the complainant to get subsidy under Micro Irrigation Scheme. The tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, PALAMANERU, CHITTOOR DISTRICT TRAPPED

P.Rambhadra Naidu, Work Inspector, A.P. State Housing Corporation, Palamaneru, Chittoor district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 27-10-2006 at 1.00 pm at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant A. Dasaratham, R/o. Moram Village, Palamaneru Mandal, Chittoor district to release the final installment of loan (Cement) W/Rs. 9,000/- under Indiramma Pathakam. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri P.Yadaiah, formerly Administrative Officer, Office of the D.M & H.O, Sanga Reddy, Medak district on 13-10-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- in default of payment of fine, to suffer two months simple imprisonment 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, the above Accused officer was trapped on 3-11-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a complainant for doing official favour for getting orders admitting him to duty thereby to claim salaries influencing the D.M & H.O.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF R.D.O., ELURU OFFICE IN A.C.B NET

Sri M.Potharaju, working as Senior Assistant in R.D.O. Office, Eluru, West Godavari district, was trapped today i.e. 23-10-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of putting up note to the R.D.O. and obtain favourable orders in respect of land issue which is pending in Civil Court. Both the hand fingers of A.O. tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Case, Vijayawada. A case of disproportionate assets was registered against Sri M. Potharaju in the year 2002.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri V. Murali Mohan Rao, Mandal Revenue Officer, Dwaraka Tirumala Mandal, West Godavari district, was trapped on 20-10-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant who is a farmer for doing the official favour of giving valuation certificate and adangals in respect of her land to enable her to apply for agriculture loan. The A.O. instructed her to keep the tainted amount on his table underneath his diary and the same was recovered. The A.O. was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER 33 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI JARAPALA BALA NAIK, ASST. MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, INTEGRATED CHECK POST, ITCHAPURAM, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials at different places covering the residential houses of Accused Officer, his relatives and his office at Integrated Check Post, Itchapuram. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.33 lakhs ((Rupees Thirty Three lakhs only). The assets include 20 Acres of land, 9 house plots, 3 houses, Fixed deposits, Bank balances etc., at Visakhapatnam, Ranga Reddy & Guntur districts. Accused Officers has been arrested on 18-10-2006 and produced before the III- Addl. District & Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 19-10-2006 and he was remanded to judicial custody till 2-11-2006. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER, KADAPA DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Md. Ashraf, Junior Assistant, Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, Kadapa was dismissed from service on 4-10-2006 by the Government following the conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo One and half years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-. Earlier Sri Md. Ashraf, Junior Assistant, Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, Kadapa was trapped by ACB officials on 3-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.650/- from a resident of Muddanur of Kadapa district for doing official favour of issuing original movement order copy of the wife the complainant as she was transferred from Muddanur Primary Health Centre to Government Hospital Proddatur.

CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.CB. CASE

Dr.K.V.Sanyasi Rao, Civil Assistant Surgeon, Govt., Hospital, Chodavaram, Visakhapatnam district was dismissed from service by the Government on 4-10-2006 basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.Earlier the above Civil Assistant Surgeon was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from a resident of Chodavaram Village, Visakhapatnam to treat his brother who sustained a fracture to his left hand. After completion of investigation of A.C.B., Government placed the above A.O. on his defense before the T.D.P.

DEPUTY TAHASILDAR AND CIVIL SUPPLIES REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted S/Sri B.Venkateswara Rao, Enforcement Deputy Tahasildar, Tenali Division and P.Jagan Mohan Rao, Civil Supplies Revenue Inspector, Tenali, Guntur district on 10-10-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officers to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- each, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of 3 months on two counts i.e. U/Ss 7 & 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the PC Act, 1988. Both the sentences were order to run concurrently. Earlier, S/Sri B.Venkateswara Rao, Enforcement Deputy Tahasildar, Tenali mDivision and P.Jagan Mohan Rao, Civil Supplies Revenue Inspector, Tenali, Guntur district were trapped by the ACB officials on 13-12-1998 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant to do the official favour for not registering a case against him.

HEAD CONSTABLE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE BY GOVERNMENT IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri B. Yadaiah, Head Constable No.5070 formerly at Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar Police Station, Hyderabad has been dismissed from service by the Government on 9-10-06 consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases. Earlier, the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted the said Head Constable on 3-8-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.100 for the offence Under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one week Simple Imprisonment. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.100 for the offence under Section 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one week Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The said Head Constable was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 22-10-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1800 from the complainant, on his behalf and on behalf of Narsing Gajre, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police of Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar Police Station for showing the official favour of not registering a case against the complainant and his Office Boy.

PRINCIPAL, SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL IN A.C.B NET

Sri S.T.P.A. Singanacharyulu, Principal, A.P.Social Welfare Residential Institutions Society, Challapally, Krishnat district, was trapped today i.e 18-10-2006 when he demanded and accepted a brie of Rs.3,500/- from the complainant who is the catering contractor, for doing the official favour of releasing the cheque for balance amount for the catering work done by him for the months of June, July & August, 2006. Both the hand fingers of A.O tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

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

Sri G.Neelaiah, Senior Assistant, Office of the Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Sompeta, Srikakulam district, was dismissed from the service, by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 3-10-2006, in view of his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, Sri G. Neelayya, Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.650/- from Sri T. Kubera Chowdary, for showing official favour in issuing of Tax Assessment for the financial year 1997-1998.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.80 LAKHS BELONGING TO ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, R & B DEPARTMENT, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses at Nizamabad Town & Hyderabad and office at Nizamabad of Sri Gajwada Hanumantha Rao, age 43 years, S/o. Pandarinath Gupta working as Assistant Executive Engineer, R & B, Department, Nizamabad on 17-10-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.80 Lakhs/- (Rupees eighty lakhs only).The disproportionate assets include four (4) plots i.e 3 plots at Nizamabad and 1 plot at Hyderabad, three (3) flats at Nizamabad, one (1) house at Nizamabad, one (1) lodge at Nizamabad, one Motor Cycle, one Wagon-R, 46 tulas of gold worth Rs.2 lakhs and Cash of Rs,.24,000/-. Accused Officer is absconding and on arresting will be produced before the Hon’ble Principle Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, Z.P. OFFICE, ONGOLE PRAKASAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri E.Veera Raghavulu, formerly Senior Assistant, Zilla Parishad Office, Ongole, Prakasam district on 9-10-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and pay a fine of Rs.500/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Earlier the above Accused Officer was trapped on 2-8-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 650/- from the complainant for doing official favour in drawing the PRC arrears in respect of the complainant, and a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute him in a Court of Law.

MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri J.Srinivasa Rao, formerly Mandal Educational Officer, Sadasivanagar Mandal, Nizamabad district on 10-10-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for One year and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence 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 above Accused Officer was trapped on 22-10-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a complainant for doing official favour for issuing the salary certificate for obtaining a loan of Rs.15,000/- from Andhra Bank,Sadasivanagar.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri B.Nagaiah, Commercial Tax Officer (Retd.), Circle-I, Karimnagar on 28-9-2006 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.Earlier the Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case against the said Commercial Tax Officer on 18-2-1994 on credible information that he acquired assets by indulging in corrupt practices and taken up detailed investigation. The investigation disclosed that he acquired and was in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.9.52 lakhs. He was charge sheeted in the Special Court for the said offence on 28-2-1997 which found him guilty.

ASSISTANT PLANNING OFFICER, H.U.D.A., HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri M.Janardhan Rao, S/o Sri Suryanarayana Rao, age 57 years, Assistant Planning Officer, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderbad was caught red handed today i.e. on 16-10-2006 at 10.10 A.M., at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.75,000/- (Rupees Seventy Five Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for offering his positive remarks for conversion of the Complainant’s land from Conservation to Residential. Chemical test conducted on left hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.75,000/- was recovered from the Almirah in the Bedroom of the A.O. A.O. will be arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/O M.R.O., BHOOTHPUR(M), MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Y.P.Ramesh, S/o Ramaiah, age 35 years, Additional Revenue Inspector, O/o M.R.O., Bhoothpur (M), Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 4.07 p.m. on 13-10-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,500/- as bribe from the complainant to submit enquiry report for change of names in the Right of Records. The right hand fingers of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1500/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. from the table drawer in his office. 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.

REVENUE EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri Akurathi Yellamanda, Mandal Revenue Inspector, MRO’s Office, Kollipara Mandal, Guntur district on 4-10-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months each U/s 7 and 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentenced were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Akurathi Yellamanda, MRI, MRO’s Office, Kollipara (M), Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 30-11-2000, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant to do the official favour of processing issue of Valuation Certificate in respect of the property holding of his wife.

PANCHAYAT RAJ EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri Gudapati Phani Mohan, Junior Assistant, P.F Section Clerk, O/o Zilla Parishad, Guntur on 3-10-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months each U/s 7 and 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Gudapati Phani Mohan, Junior Assistant, P.F. Section Clerk, O/o Zilla Parishad, Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 25-10-2000, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for issuing the P.F closure amount D.D. of his wife.

MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OFFICIAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Smt. B.Shyamala Kumari, Junior Assistant, Municipal Corporation, Guntur was dismissed from service on 29-9-2006 by the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Guntur following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada, who sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-. Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 8-11-1999 when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.800/- from the complainant for transferring the house on the name of Smt N. Sarojini W/o Sri Haranath, friend of the complainant in the Municipal records.

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

Government of A.P. dismissed Sri G. Govinda Rao, formerly Junior Assistant, Office of the District Co-ordinator of Hospital Services, King Koti, Hyderabad, from the service on 25-9-2006 following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to under Rigorous Imprisonment of one year and a total fine of Rs.2,000/- under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Junior Assistant was earlier trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 5-11-1998, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant to do official favour in exoneration of charge against him and granting 8 years increment.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED BY THE COURT IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri M.V. Ramana Murthy, Panchayat Secretary, Kaki Grampanchayat, Rolla Mandal, Anantapur district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- for each offence Under Sections 7 and 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 undergo simple imprisonment for one month respectively under each offence.Earlier the said Panchayat Secretary was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for issuing training certificate to facilitate him to obtain loan under P.M.R.Y. Scheme.

REGIONAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR, INDIAN MEDICINES & HOMEOPATHY DEPARTMENT, KADAPA JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri G.S. Subrahmanya Sastry, Regional Deputy Director, Indian Medicines & Homeopathy Department, Kadapa on 28-9-2006 and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous Imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offence u/s 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri G.S. Subrahmanya Sastry, Regional Deputy Director, Indian Medicines & Homeopathy Department, Kadapa was successfully trapped by ACB Officials on 22-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from a compounder, Government Ayurvedic Dispensary of Mugathi (v), Nandavaram (M) of Kurnool district for doing official favour of regularizing the absence period of the complainant from duty.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE IN A.C.B NET

Sri C. Vijay Bhaskar Rao, Inspector of Police, Kovur Circle, Nellore district, was trapped on 10-10-2006 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant who is the Treasurer of Local Recreation Club, for doing favour of returning chairs, tables and spots and exercise equipments which he seized from the premises. The right hand fingers of Sri C. Vijay Bhaskar Rao, tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONER IN ACB NET

Smt.B.Jyothi Laxmi, working as Municipal Commissioner, Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari District, was trapped when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,400/- from the complainant who is a contractor supplying tractors to the municipality for garbage removal. She accepted the bribe amount for doing official favour of releasing bill amount of Rs.1,75,680/- for the months of August and September, 2006. Her right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from her hand bag. An amount of Rs.1,03,000/- was also found in her hand bag. She is being arrested. She will be produced before the Court of Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam

FORMER HEAD CONSTABLE GANDHINAGAR POLICE STATION, HYDERABAD DISMISSED FROM SERVICE BY GOVERNMENT

Sri K.Ramakrishna, Head Constable No.3409, formerly of Gandhinagar Police Station, Secunderabad was dismissed from service by the Government consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri K.Ramakrishna, Head Constable No.3409, formerly of Gandhinagar Police Station, Secunderabad vide Judgement pronounced on 20-6-2006 sentencing to under go Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer two months Simple Imprisonment. Further Sri K.Ramakrishna was punished to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1500/- for the offence under Sections 13(2) read with Section 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer two months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri K.Ramakrishna, Head Constable of Gandhinagar Police Station was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 31-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from an employee of Midhani who was in the police custody for more than 48 hours for doing the official favour of not sending judicial detention report to Midhani.

ASSISTANT LABOUR OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri K.Vidyasagar, Assistant Labour Officer, Yelamanchili, Visakhapatnam district on 25-9-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for Two years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for each offence under sections 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for three months under each offence. Earlier the above Inspector was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Van Driver for not booking cases against the Van and also for not getting arrest warrant against his wife who is the actual owner of the van.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF JUNIOR AUDITOR, DISTRICT AUDIT OFFICE, KADAPA WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Sri S.A. Gaffar, Junior Auditor, District Audit Office, Kadapa has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 19-9-2006 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one and half years Simple Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1500/-. Earlier Sri S.A. Gaffar, Junior Auditor, Office of the District Audit Officer, Kadapa was trapped by ACB Officials on 19-7-1999 at his office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour regarding processing of pension papers relating to a deceased Police Constable.

WARDEN, S.W. BOYS HOSTEL NO.2 BETHANIPET, BHIMAVARAM, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT DIMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB REGULAR ENQUIRY.

The Government dismissed Sri M. Sandeep, Warden, Social Welfare Boys Hostel-2, formerly at Bethanipet now working at Peravali, West Godavari district from Government service, besides imposing the punishment of recovery of an amount of Rs.45,475/- including interest there upon following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier the Bureau conducted Regular Enquiry into the allegation of inclusion of 20 names of fictitious boarders in the hostel records and for misappropriating the funds and cheating the Government, and submitted a report to Government.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders on 19-9-2006 dismissing Sri Y. Vidya Sagar, formerly Senior Assistant, O/o Joint Director (AH), Warangal now working as Superintendent, O/o Assistant Director (AH), Warangal from service following his conviction in ACB trap case.Earlier the said Senior Assistant was trapped by the ACB Officials on 23-6-1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from the complainant for showing official favour to put up the Note File for sanction of two months earned leave of his father, for which he was charge sheeted in the Special Court on 1-11-1994.

SEPTEMBER - 2006

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER CONVICTED BY THE COURT IN TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri R.Phanibhushana Rao, Village Administrative Officer, Konduru, I/c Ananthapur Rural Mandal, Ananthapur and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for each offence Under Sections 7 and 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 undergo simple imprisonment for three months and six months respectively under each offence. Earlier the said Village Administrative Officer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant for processing of his claim form for getting pattadar passbook.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, T.P.GUDUR VILLAGE AND MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri P.V.Ramanaiah, Panchayat Secretary, T.P.Gudur Village and Mandal, Nellore district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 28-9-2006 at 3.00 pm at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Subramanyam, T.P.Gudur Village and Mandal, Nellore district for issue of pattadar passbook to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.2500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of the left side shirt pocket of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.30 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI MALLADI MURTHY SREE, BUILDING INSPECTOR, GREATER VISAKHA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, VISAKHAPATNAM

A Disproportionate Assets Case was registered against Sri Malladi Murthy Sree, Building Inspector, Greater Visakha Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam. Simultaneous searches were conducted at 5 places covering the houses/shops of the Accused Officer/relatives/ and his office, in Visakhapatnam, and Kakinada. The searches lead to unearthing of disproportionate assets more than Rs.30,00,000 ( Thirty Lakhs).The assets acquired by him, after joining into service in 1992 as Draughtsman (Tracer) include 3 Flats in Kirlampudi, Pedawaltair of Visakhapatnam, 4 Shops in Sri Krishna Teja Plaza, Visakhapatnam, House site in Bhimili, Agricultural land 3.47 acres in Kasimkota, Gold and Silver ornaments wotrth about Rs.2,95,000/-, a Indigo Car, A Bajaj Pulsar motor cycle, Two Split Air Conditioner’s and other household articles. The Accused Officer has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WITHHOLDING GRATUITY IN FULL IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full in respect of Sri Pillalamarri Venugopal Krishna Murthy, Divisional Accounts Officer (W), Office of the Executive Engineer, Roads Buildings Department, N.H.Division, Srikakulam on 05-09-2006 following his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam in a trap case.Earlier, the said divisional Accounts Officer was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a lessee of Toll gate collections, near Madapapam bridge, N.H.5 Srikakulam district for returning a Demand draft pending with him. He was charge-sheeted in a court of law and was convicted by the court.

ASSISTANT SUB- INSPECTER OF POLICE AND POLICE CONSTABLE JAILED FOR ONE YEAR IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri P.Komaraiah, Assistant Sub- Inspector of Police and Sri Md.Valiuddin, P.C. 359, Kazipet Police Station, Warangal district on 18-9-2006 and sentenced them to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year each and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer 15 days Simple Imprisonment each for the offences punishable under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1998.Earlier, Sri P.Komaraiah, ASI and Md.Valiuddin, P.C. of Khazipet Police Station, Warangal district were trapped by the ACB Officials on 25-9-1999 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour of returning his R.C. Book of the Tractor and Licence.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER PUNISHED BY GOVERNMENT IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government punished Sri K.Narayana Murthy, formerly Asst. Commercial Tax Officer, Peddapuram, East Godavari district on 9-9-2006 by awarding withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently following an enquiry conducted by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.Earlier, a case was registered against the said Asst. Commercial Tax Officer as he was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Flour Mill Owner for not harassing him and he was placed on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings for enquiry.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, RAYAPARTHI (M),I/C WARDANNAPET (M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Thoutam Rajeshwar, S/o Narayana, age 41 years, Assistant Engineer, Irrigation Department, Rayaparthi (M), I/c, Wardannapet (M), Warangal district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Durga Colony, Hunter’s Road, Hanmakonda at 9 AM on 23-9-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as bribe from the Complainant for recording the measurements in M. Book and to prepare the bill and forward to DE, Irrigation for check measurement and for passing the bill. The right hand fingers of the A.O. & right side table drawer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the right side table drawer in the drawing room at the instance of A.O. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DEPOT MANAGER, KURNOOL, DEPOT-1, A.P.S.R.T.C. KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri N. Sudhershan, Depot Manager, Kurnool Depot-1, APSRTC, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 21-9-2006 at 4.45 pm at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification to help in disposal of Punishment Roll against the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

EXCISE S.I. DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri V. Subhash, formerly Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector, Manthani, Karimnagar district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 11-9-2006 consequent to his conviction in a trap case.The said Prohibition & Excise Sub-Inspector was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000 and in default, to suffer two months Simple Imprisonment each for the offences u/s 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default to suffer two 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 were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Excise Sub-Inspector, was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., on 13-12-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from Sri M. Jagammadham Goud, Vilasagar (v), Kataram Mandal, Karimnagr district for doing official favour in not booking any case against the Toddy Tappers Society pertaining to the village of the complainant.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, I.T.D.A. PUNISHED BY GOVERNMENT IN A.C.B. CASE

The Government punished Sri Messala Rajagopala Naidu, Deputy Executive Engineer, Tribal Welfare, Bhadragiri, Integrated Tribal Development Agency, Parvathipuram, Vizianagaram district on 4-9-2006, by awarding stoppage of two annual grade increments with cumulative effect, besides ordering for recovery of Rs.21,945/- with interest from him, following an enquiry conducted by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (TDP). Earlier a case was registered against the said Deputy Executive Engineer by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on the allegation of corruption, irregularities and misappropriation of Government funds and he was placed on his defence before the TDP for enquiry.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 58 LAKHS BELONGING TO GRADE-I GO DOWN OFFICER (DEPUTY TAHSILDAR), I/c. MLS POINT, HUZURABAD, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses at Adilabad, Huzurnagar and Karimnagar of Sri Bismillah Khan, S/o Murad Khan, age 50 years, working as Grade-I Godown Officer, (Deputy Tahsildar), I/c. MLS Point, Huzurabad of Karimnagar district and his relatives on 21-9-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.58 lakhs/- (Rupees fifty eight lakhs only).The disproportionate assets include two (2) plots at Shadnagar & Dasnapur four (4) houses i.e three (3) houses at Bhoktapur, Shadnagar, Devapur of Adilabad district, and 1 (One) house at Hanumakonda of Warangal district, 7.6 acres of Farm House at Devapur, Adilabad district, three (3) shops at Dasnapur, one (1) Tractor, 24 tulas of gold worth Rs.1,00,000/- and Cash of Rs.16,000/-. Accused Officer is arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Principle Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

REVENUE EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Si K. Chandrakaladhar, V.A.O. Mamillapalli Group of Villages, Ponnur Mandal, Guntur district on 11-9-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 2,500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months each U/s 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri K. Chandrakaladhar, V.A.O., Mamillapalli Group of Villages, Ponnur Mandal, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB Officials on 13-12-1999, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from the complainant for doing official favour of signing and issuing property certificates of the sureties applied by the complainant.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, VIDAPANAKALLU POLICE STATION, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sk. Mahmood Dowla, Sub-Inspector of Police, Vidapanakallu Police Station, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 19-9-2006 at 6.00 a.m at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Anjaneya R/o. Vidapanakallu Village & Mandal, Anantapur district for issue of copy of FIR, Inquest Report and PME report of the deceased brother of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

GOLD APPRAISER, TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS, SRI VARI PARAKAMANI, TIRUMALA ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The ACB Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Devara setty Suresh Babu, Gold Appraiser in Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Sri Vari Parakamani, Tirumala and his family members on 19-9-2006 at Tirupati and Chennai and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.82,58,000/-. The properties include Four storeyed building at Tirupati W/Rs. 32,00,000/-; Two house sites at Tirupati Town W/Rs. 2,00,000/-; One Poultry Farm Shed with machinery at Poli Village of Srikalahasthi W/Rs.18,00,000/-; Total 18 acres of land at Poli Vilage of Srikalahasthi W/Rs.1,58,000/-; One Tractor W/Rs.50,000/-; Diamond jewellery W/Rs.12,00,000/-; 1 Kg of Gold ornaments W/Rs.10,00,000/-; 25 Kgs of Silver ornaments W/Rs.4,50,000/-; One Bank Locker key and Net Cash W/Rs.2,00,000/-. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB, Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P. HOUSING CORPORATION, DHONE, KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

S. Rajendra Prasad, Work Inspector, A.P. Housing Corporation, Dhone, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 14-9-2006 at 5.45 p.m at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant B. Laxminarayana Reddy, R/o. Kothakota, Dhone, Kurnool district to issue proceedings for payment of cash to the beneficiary. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER (COMMERCIAL) SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT TRAPPED

G.Manohar, Asst. Divisional Engineer (Commercial), O/o the superintending Engineer, Electrical, Operation Circle Medak at Sangareddy was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 13-9-2006 at 4.30 P.M. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Rajesh Naidu of Hyderabad for issue of allotment order for electrical materials to his agricultural lands situated at Errevelly village of Kondapaka Mandal. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the Right hand fingers and Right side pant pocket of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, IBRAHIMPATNAM, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Chandragiri Yellaiah, s/o Sri Ramulu, age 43 years, Mandal Surveyor, Ibrahimpatnam, Ranga Reddy district was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- (Rupees Four Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 13-9-2006 at 9.30 A.M at his office of Mandal Revenue Officer, Ibrahimpatnam Mandal, Ranga Reddy district for issuing notices to the neighbouring land owners and for conducting survey of the complainant’s land. Chemical Test conducted on right hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was seized from the left side shirt pocket of the A.O. at his instance. A.O. was arrested and he will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL REVEFNUE OFFICER, VALLURU, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT TRAPPED.

P. Bhaskar, Mandal Surveyor, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Valluru, Cuddapah district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 13-9-2006 at 9.30 a.m at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.900/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Gosala Vishwanadha Reddy, Native of Gotur Village, Valluru Mandal, Cuddapah district for sending the surveyor report of the lands of the complainant to the Mandal Revenue Officer, Valluru. The tainted amount of Rs.900/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SPECIAL DEPUTY TAHSILDAR, LAND ACQUISITION, TELUGU GANGA PROJECT UNIT-I, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT TRAPPED

Mohd. Osman Basha, Special Deputy Tahsildar, Office of the Special Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition, Telugu Ganga Project Unit-I, Cuddapah district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 12-9-2006 at 1.30 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant P.Ramaiah, R/o. Ambavaram Village, Kasinayana Mandal, Cuddapah district to issue of cheque for Rs.48,000/- towards land acquisition compensation. The tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

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

The Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam, convicted Sri G. Neelayya, Senior Assistant, Office of the Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Sompeta, Srikakulam district, on 31-8-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under each count and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for three months under each count 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 the said Senior Assistant, O/o A.C.T.O., Sompeta, Srikakulam district was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.650/- from Sri T.Kubera Chowdary, for showing official favour in issuing of Tax Assessment for the financial year 1997-1998.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR OF POLICE, VIJAYAWADA CENTRAL CIRCLE SRI K.V. RAMA RAO IN ACB NET FOR POSSESSING DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

The ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Sri K.V. Rama Rao, S/o Narayana, age 46 years working as circle Inspector of Police, Central Circle, Vijayawada and his relatives and friends on 10-9-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets to the known sources of Income to the tune of Rs. 50 lakhs. The disproportionate assets include 1 three storied building consisting of shopping complex at Khammam, 5 house plots at Vijayawada and Khammam, Indica Car, Scooters, Gold Jewellery and cash of Rs.1,89,700/-. Accused Officer is arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SENIOR ASSISTANT REVERTED BY GOVERNMENT IN A SURPRISE CHECK BY ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders Imposing the punishment of demotion from Senior Assistant post to Junior Assistant post in respect of Sri B.Hanumanthu, Senior Assistant, besides recovery an amount of Rs.36,000/- with 10% interest, on 21-8-2006 following an enquiry by the Commissioner of Inquiries. Earlier a surprise check was conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, on the Medical Stores of D.M. and H.O., Anantapur and found shortage of several thousands of various medicines and drugs. The said Senior assistant was placed on his defence before the Commissioner of Inquiries for the above said lapses.

WORK INSPECTOR, SINGANAMALA MANDAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri V.Ravindrudu, Work Inspector, Singanamala Mandal, Anantapur district on 31-8-2006 and sentenced the A.O. to under go Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months under each count, for the offences u/s 7 & 13(2), r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act,1988. Earlier the Work Inspector was trapped by officials of ACB on 13-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of G.Kothapalli (V), Rapthadu Mandal, for doing official favour for payment of balance amount sanctioned by the A.P.S.Housing Corporation under R.P.H.Scheme, to his mother-in-law.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.2 CRORES, 28 LAKHS BELONGING TO HEAD CONSTABLE AT KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of Sri Bobbala Mohan Reddy, S/o B.Adireddy, age 36 years, working as Head Constable -760, Kathalapur PS, Karimnagar District and his relatives and friend on 8-9-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.2,28,00,000/- (rupees two crores and twenty eight lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include nineteen (19) plots i.e. eighteen (18) plots in and around Karimnagar Town and one (1) plot at Siddipet, 4 houses at Karimnagar, 23.5 acres of agricultural land in and around Karimnagar Town, Mortgaged documents worth Rs.42.2 lakhs, one car- Maruthi Zen, 1 motor cycle- Hero Honda, Cash of Rs.60,000/- and 25 totals of gold. Accused Officer is arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o M.R.O., CHAPADU MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri P. Subbarayudu, Junior Assistant, Office of the M.R.O., Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district on 31-8-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Six months Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.300/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri P. Subbarayudu, Junior Assistant, Office of the M.R.O., Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district was successfully trapped by ACB Officials on 17-5-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from a resident of Cheeyyapadu Village of Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district for doing official favour of processing and issue of pattadar pass book relating to the lands of the complainant.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT O/o M.R.O., CHAPADU MANDAL, KADAPA DISTTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri C. Subbarayudu, Office Superintendent, Office of the M.R.O., Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district on 1-9-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Six months Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.300/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri C. Subbarayudu, Office Superintendent, Office of the M.R.O., Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district was successfully trapped by ACB Officials on 29-11-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from a resident of Siddareddypalli Village, Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district for doing official favour of processing and issue of pattadar pass book on his name.

SUB-TREASURY OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh dismissed Sri Ahmed Abdul Jaleel, formerly Sub-Treasury Officer, Maheswaram, R.R. district from service on 7-8-2006 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P., Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier the said official was trapped on 27-11-2002 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from a retired Community Health Officer, through the Senior Assistant of the PHC, Kandukur for passing the bills of his retirement benefits.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH THE RESIDENCE OF DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, S.C. CORPORATION, ONGOLE.

Today i.e. on 07-09-2006 officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted simultaneous searches in the residence of Sri Madiraju Vijaya Kumar, Deputy Executive Engineer, Prakasam District Scheduled Castes Service Society Limited, Ongole and residences of his relatives at Budvel, Kadapa District and unearthed properties worth about Rs. 55 lakhs. The properties include one house at Budvel Town, two houses at Ongole, two house sites at Nellore, two house sites at Hyderabad. One house site at Ongole and one apartment at Nellore Town. Besides costly house-hold articles and gold ornaments, he is also in possession of a motor-cycle and a Maruthi Zen car. Searches are continuing. A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

MRO, VIKARABAD, R.R. DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Bachu Prashant, S/o Laxminarayana, MRO, Vikarabad, R.R. district, age 47 years was caught red handed in his office by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- as bribe on 4-9-2006 at 2.10 P.M. to change the names in Revenue Records and for issue of Pass books for the lands purchased by the Complainant at Boorgupalli and Gottimukkala (V) of Vikarabad (M). Both hand fingers of AO yielded negative result when subjected to chemical test as the A.O. insisted the complainant to keep the money underneath the tray which was on the right side of the office table of the AO. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. i.e from under the tray which was placed on the right side of the office table of the AO. The AO is arrested and being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

WATER WORKS MANAGER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad, pronounced judgement on 28-8-2006 convicting Sri K.Nagesh, formerly Manager (Engineering), Autonagar Section, Sub-Division-VI, O. & M. Division-II, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Ranga Reddy district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence Under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. The Spl. Judge 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 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said official was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 20-2-1998, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour delivering the sanction order domestic water supply connection.

DISTRICT BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE OFFICER, KADAPA JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri G.Vema Reddy, District Backward Classes Welfare Officer, Kadapa on 25-8-2006 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 1988 and also sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous Imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Sri G.Vema Reddy, District Backward Classes Welfare Officer, Kadapa was successfully trapped by ACB officials on 20-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.4,000/- from a resident of Kadapa.

D.SP. CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri V.Lakshmaiah, formerly Deputy Supdt. of Police, Intelligence, Karimnagar on 17-8-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment for the offence under section 7 and Rigorous Imprisonment for one and half years and pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment for the offence 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 D.S.P., was trapped by ACB officials on 24-1-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the Manager of Toddy Depot for showing official favour for not sending report against his business.

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, PROHIBITION & EXCISE IN A.C.B NET

Sri Veerendra Singh, working as Deputy Commissioner, Prohibition & Excise Department, Guntur, was trapped today i.e. 01-09-06 when he demanded and accepted a brie of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant who is working as Inspector, Prohibition & Excise Department, for doing the official favour of releasing him from suspension. His right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Spl. Judge for A.C.B. cases, Vijayawada.

DISTRICT REGISTRAR, REGISTRATION & STAMPS DEPARTMENT IN A.C.B NET

Sri A. Prabhakar, working as District Registrar, Registration & Stamps Department, Bhimavaram, West Godavari district, was trapped today i.e. 01-09-06 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of giving favourable document releasing order in respect of registration of complainant’s land. His right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

AUGUST - 2006

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Syed Abdul Moiz, Executive Engineer, formerly Assistant Environmental Engineer, Regional Office, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Nizamabad has been dismissed from service by the A.P.Pollution Control Board on 17-8-2006 consequent to his conviction in a trap case. The said Assistant Environmental Engineer was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 16-7-2005 and was sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default, to suffer three months simple Imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/-, in default, to suffer six months simple imprisonment for the offence 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 Engineer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 15-10-1995 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a complainant for doing official favour of dropping action on the Show Casue Notice issued by him on M/s. AI-Hafsa Bone Mill and fertilizers Company, Rudrur Village, Nizamabad district.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER,KADAPA JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Md. Ashraf, Junior Assistant, Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, Kadapa on 23-08-2006 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 P.C. Act and also sentenced to undergo One year Rigorous Imprisonment and also to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Sri Md. Ashraf, Junior Assistant, Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, Kadapa was trapped by ACB Officials on 3-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.650/- as bribe from a resident of Muddanur of Kadapa district.

CUT IN PENSION IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENT

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of 5% cut in pension for 5 years in respect of Sri K.P.Eswar, formerly Deputy Superintendent of Police,Anti-Corruption Bureau, Vizianagaram (retired) on 17-08-2006 following an enquiry by the Commissioner of Inquiries.Earlier the said Deputy Superintendent of Police, while working in Anti-Corruption Bureau, delayed filing of charge-sheet against the Accused Officer in a court of law, in an Assets Case. He was placed on his defence before the Commissioner of Inquiries.

SURVEYOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh on 17-8-2006 dismissed Sri S.Kumara Swamy, formerly Mandal Surveyor, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Dharmasagar Mandal, Warangal district from service as he was convicted by Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, in a trap case and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 2 years and to pay a total fine of Rs.3,000/-.Earlier, the said Deputy Surveyor was trapped by the ACB officials on 29-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of surveying the patta land of his mother.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced Judgement on 21-8-2006 convicting the Accused Officer Sri N.Hrudayananda Reddy, Junior Asst., O/o M.R.O., Shamshabad, R.R. district. The A.O. was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each, for the offence U/s 7 and Sec. 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amounts to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Junior Asst. was trapped on 9-2-2001 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from the complainant for showing official favour to hand over the copies of the pahanies of his lands.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF PROHIBITION AND EXCISE INSPECTOR WITHHELD IN FULL IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri D.S.R.L. Sharma, Proh. & Excise Inspector, Proh. & Excise Sub-Division, Vikarabad, R.R. district was punished by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 14-8-2006 by imposing of penalty of withholding the Pension and Gratuity in full, permanently as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for each offence under Section 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment.Earlier, the said Prohibition and Excise Inspector, was trapped on 25-9-1997 by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for release of his father who was detained illegally in the O/o the Proh & Excise, for not paying mamools.

AGRICULTURE EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri P. Venkateswarlu, formerly Assistant Director, Agriculture, Tenali, Guntur district on 19-8-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months each 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, Sri P. Venkateswarlu, formerly Assistant Director, Agriculture, Tenali, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 20-2-2001, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant for issue of a certificate of registration (Licence) for sale of fertilizers.

LINEMAN IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B. Rajkumar, working as Lineman, A.P. Northern Power Distribution Company Limited at Vellanki Village, Kirlampudi Mandal, East Godavari district, was trapped today i.e. 30-8-06 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant, a farmer for doing the official favour of fixing the meter and providing electricity connection to his thatched house. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. cases, Visakhapatnam.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, PEDDODDI VILLAGE, GOOTI MANDAL,ANANTAPUR DIST. TRAPPED.

Thimmapuram Noor Basha, Panchayat Secretary, Peddoddi Village, Gooti Mandal, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 30-8-2006 at 8.00 a.m. at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.800/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Boylgadda Kaslrao, R/o Anaganldodi Village, Peddoddi Gram Panchayat, Anantapur district for issue of pattadar passbook in the name of his son. The tainted amount of Rs.800/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. has been arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, SOUTH ZONE, BAHADURPURA RTO OFFICE,HYDERABAD, IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Koppala Madhav Rao (AO.1) S/o Narsimha Rao Motor Vehicle Inspector, South Zone, Bahadurpura RTO Office, Hyderabad was caught red handed by ACB officials when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- as bribe on 29-8-2006 at 4.00 P.M from the complainant through his private driver cum assistant Sri K. Harinath @ Hari (A-2) for allowing the two Tata Sumo Vehicles of the complainant which are under hire with L&T company to ply which were not registered as taxis. Both hand fingers of the A2 yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of the A2 at his instance.Both the Accused i.e. AO.1 and A.2 are being arrested and produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, IN A.C.B NET

Sri M.V. Satyanarayana, Additional Assistant Engineer, Northern Power Distribution Company Limited, working at Trakkilanka Sub-Station, Tallapudi Mandal, West Godavari District, was trapped today i.e. on 25-08-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of sending the estimates for providing electricity connection to the agricultural land of the complainant’s wife to the A.D.E. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada.

INSPECTOR, LEGAL METROLOGY IN A.C.B NET

Sri T. Sriramulu, Inspector, Legal Metrology Department, Narsaraopet, Guntur district was trapped on 24-08-2006 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant, a shop owner for doing the official favour of reducing the fine amount in respect of case booked by him and not booking further cases. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CONVICTED BY A.C.B. COURT

The Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M. Nagi Reddy, Executive Engineer (retired), Panchayat Raj Department, Anantapur and a private person Sri R. Gangadhar, on 07-08-2006 and sentenced them to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years under each count and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- each, for the offences Under Sections 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and 120B I.P.C. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Executive Engineer conniving with the said private person placed purchase orders on a non-rate contract Firm and at higher rate and thereby caused pecuniary loss to the state exchequer and gain to the said private person.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, N.P.D.C.L. CHENDRUGONDA (M), KHAMMAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Dharavath Erya, S/o Deshya, Assistant Engineer, N.P.D.C.L, Chendrugonda (M), Khammam district, age 25 years was caught red handed in his office by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- as bribe on 24-8-2006 at 9.15 A.M. to accept and forward the D.Ds to A.D.E., Kothagudem with regard to Electrical Connection for Agricultural Bore Well of the complainant. Both hand fingers of AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. from his shirt pocket. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER PANCHAYAT RAJ IN A.C.B NET

Sri V. Nageshwara Babu, working as Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Amarthaluru Mandal, Guntur district, was trapped on 23-8-2006 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- (Rs. Ten thousand) from the complainant, a contractor for doing the official favour of writing and forwarding the M.Book for payment of balance amount of Rs.1,00,000/- for the works done by the him under M.P. Lads. His right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

FULL PENSION AND GRATUITY OF PROHIBITION & EXCISE S.I. PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh imposed the punishment of withholding of 100% pension and entire gratuity permanently against Sri R. Basavaiah, formerly Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector, Utnoor, Adilabad district on 9-8-2006 consequent to his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a total fine of Rs. 3,000/- in a trap case. Earlier, the said Excise S.I. was trapped on 12-6-1993 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant for proper supply of arrack quota.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF TRANSCO, ENGINEER PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Chairman and Managing Director of the Central Power Distribution Company of A.P. Ltd, Hyderabad has issued orders on 5-8-2006 withhelding the entire pension and gratuity in full of Sri Dusa Ramulu, former Additional Assistant Engineer (Section Officer), A.P. Transco, Abids Section, Nampally, Hyderabad permanently following his conviction in A.C.B. Trap Case by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 30-6-2006 who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- each, under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one month of simple imprisonment. The said Engineer was earlier trapped by the ACB Officials on 8-4-1999 when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs. 2500/- inclusive of the amount of Rs.1,000/- towards development charges and Rs.100/- towards security deposit, from the complainant for showing official favour in issuing sanction order for electricity domestic service connection under the occupation of complainant.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF FOMER LINE INSPECTOR, CENTRAL POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY OF A.P LIMITED PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S. Raja, formerly Line Inspector, (now retired), Office of Central Power Distribution Company of A.P. Limited, Kavadiguda Hyderabad has been awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently by the Department, following his conviction, by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases Hyderabad in a trap case, who sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment of two years in addition to pay a fine of Rs. 3,000/-. Earlier, the said Line Inspector was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 10-3-1993 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000 for himself and for 2 other officials from the complainant for showing official favour of giving electric connection to the multi storied complex.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ CONVICTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad, pronounced judgment on 7th August ,2006 convicting Sri P.Krishna Reddy, former Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department (N.R.E.P.) Warangal and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 1/2 years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (e) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months of Simple Imprisonment, as he was found guilty of possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his Income. Earlier during the course of investigation of a case registered by the ACB against the said Deputy Executive Engineer on 22-10-1994, he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.11.20 lakhs.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Smt.J.Vasavi, working as Commercial Tax Officer, in Eluru Town was trapped today i.e. on 17-8-2006, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,00,000/- (Rs.2 lakhs) from the complainant, owner of the Jewellary shop for doing the official favour of returning the documents seized by her and not to impose any fine. Both her hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from under the bed-sheet in her room.An amount of Rs.5.50 lakhs and gold and silver ornaments worth over Rs.5 lakhs were seized from the residence of A.O. Further searches are continuing. The residence of her husband Sri M.Srinivasulu, who is working as D.S.P., Devarakonda, was searched and cash of Rs.5.50 lakhs was recovered.The A.O. is being arrested. She will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. cases, Vijayawada.

HEAD CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri B. Yadaiah, former Head Constable No. 5070 formerly at Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar Police Station, Hyderabad on 3-8-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.100 for the offence Under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one week Simple Imprisonment. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.100 for the offence under Section 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one week Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Head Constable was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 22-10-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1800 from the complainant, at the instance of Late Narsing Gajre, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police of Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar Police Station for showing the official favour for not registering a case against the complainant and his Office Boy.

CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WITHHOLDING GRATUITY IN FULL IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full in respect of Dr. N.K.Setharama Sarma, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon (retired) Rapthadu Mandal, Anantapur district on 31-07-2006 following his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier the said Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.200/- from the complainant for issuing death and autopsy certificate in respect of his two goats for claiming insurance.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 43 LAKHS BELONGING TO A SENIOR AUDITOR, RR DISTRICT, O/O REGIONAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR, STATE AUDIT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residential houses of Sri Karine Chandrapa S/o Ramappa, age 54 years working as Senior Auditor, RR district, O/o Regional Deputy Director, State Audit and his relative at Vanasthalipuram and his office at Tilak Road, Hyderabad on 11-8-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.43 lakhs. The disproportionate assets include Two (2) plots at Bhongir of Nalgonda district and Guntur, Five (5) houses of which Four (4) at Vanasthalipuram and One (1) at L.B.Nagar, Three (3) acres of land at Mominpet RR district a Maruthi Car, cash and gold worth Rs. 1 lakh, Insurance, FDs, Investments, bank Balances all put together worth Rs. 1 lakh and locker key which has been seized is yet to be opened. AO will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, NIZAMABAD SUB-DIVISION IN ACB NET.

Sri M. William, S/o. Veeraiah, age 52 years, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nizamabad Sub-Division was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office-cum-residence at 9.00 AM on 11-8-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.15,000/- as bribe from the complainant to help the complainant at the time of filling charge sheet in Cr.No.97/2006 u/s 498 (A) IPC of 3, DP Act & Section 3 (i) (xi) of SC & ST POA Act in which the complainant is accused. The left hand of the Accused Officer and news paper in which the currency was wrapped by the AO tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.15,000/- was recovered at the instance of AO. Cash of Rs.2,28,500/- and 20 tolas of gold worth Rs. 1 lakh was also seized from his office-cum residence at Nizamabad. Searches were conducted at his house at Warangal wherein cash of Rs.1,10,000/- was seized and FD/Promissory Notes/Chit Fund worth Rs.4,41,000/- were seized and bank balance of Rs.2,60,690/- and 10 plots in Warnagal and Khammam districts were unearthed. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUPERVISOR AGRICULTURE MARKET COMMITTEE IN A.C.B NET

Sri Balu Nayak, working as Supervisor, Agriculture Market Committee, Guntur was trapped today i.e. on 08-08-2006, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the complainant, an employee of Parameshwari Ginning Mill for doing the official favour of issuing Agriculture Market Committee Certificate for the above Mill. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. was arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

EXCISE S.I. DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.A. Rahim, formerly Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector, Mamda Range, Adilabad district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 1-8-2006 consequent to his conviction in a trap case. The said Prohibition & Excise Su-Inspector was 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.1,000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment for the offence u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 2 years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment for the offence u/s 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Excise Sub-Inspector, was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., on 24-11-1994 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3,000/- from Sri M. Boja Goud, Sangampet of Laxmanchanda Mandal, Adilabad district for doing official favour to recommend toddy license.

CENT PERCENT PENSION OF JOINT COMMISSIONER OF COMMERCIAL TAXES CUT BY GOVT. IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Government of A.P. issued orders on 27th July, 2006 imposing the punishment of withholding pension and gratuity in full permanently against Sri K. Nageswara Rao, Joint Commissioner, (Retd) Commercial Taxes, Hyderabad as he was found guilty of misconduct by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, Hyderabad in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier a Regular Enquiry was conducted against the said Joint Commissioner of Commercial Taxes by the A.C.B. and recommended to place him on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings as he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.5.76 lakhs. On the recommendation of A.C.B., the Govt. had placed him on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

MEDICAL OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad, has convicted Sri G.Govindarao, Junior Assistant, (A.O1), and Sri V. Sekhar Reddy, Senior Assistant, (A.O.2) formerly of the Office of the District Co-ordinator of Hospital Services, King Koti, Hyderabad on 28-7-2006 and sentenced them to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence Under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month of simple imprisonment. The Spl. Judge also sentenced them to undergo one year of 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 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month of simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said two officials were trapped by the ACB officials on 5-11-1998, when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour in exoneration of charge against the complainant and granting 8 years increment.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF EXCISE INSPECTOR WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Sri K. John Devasahayam, Prohibition and Excise Inspector, Molakalacheruvu, Chittoor district and now retired has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 25-7-2006 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/-.Sri K. John Devasahayam, Prohibition & Excise Inspector, Molakalacheruvu, Chittoor district was trapped by ACB Officials on 25-6-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- as monthly mamool from a Brandy Shop owner of Mulakalacheruvu village. After completion of investigation, charge sheet was filed against him in the Special Court for ACB Cases, Nellore.

FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF SETKHAM OFFICE, KHAMMAM CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Pitchaiah, former Junior Assistant, SETKHAM Office, Khammam district on 12-7-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.200 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 5-3-1994 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.200 from the complainant, for showing the official favour of forwarding his loan application under self-employment scheme to Andhra Bank, Yellandu.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF GRAMPANCHAYA CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Sri Mohd. Mahaboob Pash @ Mahabub Pasha, formerly Executive Officer Nagarkurnool Gram Panchayat, Mahabubnagar district was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 21-7-2006 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment each for the offences 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, the said Accused Officer was trapped on 24-3-1999 by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,500/- from a resident of Nagarkurnool for doing an official favour to issue permission certificate in favaour of the complainant for constructing a poultry-shed.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF A RETIRED WARDEN WITHHOLD IN FULL PERMANENTLY IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU CASE.

Sri K. Yesudas, Warden (Retired), Government B.C. Boys Hostel, Yelamanchili, Visakhapatnam district was awarded penalty of “Withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently” by the Government following his conviction and sentence ordered by the Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The above Warden was convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 27-10-2005. Earlier the Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against Sri K. Yesudas, Warden for misappropriation of Government funds allotted to the B.C. Boys Hostel, Yelamanchili, Visakhapatnam district and after completion of investigation, filed charge sheet in the court.

JULY - 2006

REVENUE OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri G.Ramulu, Junior Assistant/V.A.O., Office of the M.R.O., Nyalkal Mandal, Medak district on 21-7-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.400/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences 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, the above Accused Officer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 1-7-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- from the complainant for showing official favour for issue of Pahani, ROR etc., Certificates.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P. Srinivasa Rao, Incharge Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Talupula Mandal, Anantapur district on 18-7-2006. The Accused Officer was sentenced 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 to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment. The Addl. Spl. Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer 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 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, the Accused Officer to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently. Earlier the above M.P.D.O. was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from a resident of K.P.Palli Village, Talupula Mandal of Anantapur district for doing an official favour of releasing the amount sanctioned under C.M.E.Y.Scheme.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH THE RESIDENCE OF DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER SOCIAL WELFARE

Today i.e. on 26-7-2006 A.C.B. officials simultaneously searched the residential premises of Sri Y.V.V. Varaprasad, Deputy Executive Engineer, Social Welfare, West Godavari District, Eluru and the residences of his relatives at Eluru and un-earthed properties worth about Rs.31-00 Lakhs. The properties include a house at Eluru. House sites at Eluru, 9 Acres of Land near Eluru, Cash worth of Rs.2.43 Lakhs, Gold ornaments worth Rs.4-00 Lakhs, U.T.I. & ICICI bonds worth Rs.60,000/- Hero-Honda Motor Cycle ad other House hold articles. Earlier, on 29-6-2006, Sri Y.V.V. Prasad was trapped when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- for signing M-Books and Bills from a contractor pertaining to the work done by him.

SWEEPER OF GOVERNMENT GENERAL HOSPITAL, KURNOOL JAILED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Ch.Kondaiah, Sweeper, Government General Hospital, Kurnool on 13-7-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.50/- in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence committed u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988. The Hon’ble Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.50/- for the offence under sections 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine the Accused Officer to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment for the offence committed u/s 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences shall run concurrently. Earlier Sri M.Ch.Kondaiah, Sweeper was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 21-8-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.100/- (Rs. One hundred only) from a physically handicapped person for influencing the professor of Arthopedic, Govt. General Hospital, Kurnool to give the Physically Handicapped certificate.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, ELURU MANDAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri P.Satya Vara Prasad, Mandal Surveyor, Eluru Mandal, West Godavari on 18-7-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs. 5,000/- each, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier the Mandal Surveyor was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 26-11-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from a resident of Sanivarapu peta, Eluru for showing official favour in measuring the complainant’s shop and hotel and not to break the shop/hotel and doing official favour in recording the patta measurements of the complainant.

MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER, GURRAMPODU MANDAL NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Koropole Satyanarayana Reddy, S/o. Janardhan Reddy, age 56 years, Mandal Educational Officer, Gurrampodu Mandal, Nalgonda district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 7.25 AM on 24-7-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3000/- as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour to issue certificate for NCLP Bridge School Students for their admission in Regular School at Koppole Village of Gurrampodu Mandal, Nalgonda district. The right hand & left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3000/- was recovered at the instance of AO from his left side shirt pocket.Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH THE RESIDENCES OF SRI C.VENKATESHWARLU ASSISTANT EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT, KURNOOL.

Today i.e. on 22-7-2006 A.C.B. officials simultaneously searched the residential premises and office of Sri C.Venkateshwarlu, Assistant Excise Superintendent, Kurnool. They also searched, the residence of his brother-in-law at Gannavaram Village, Macherla Mandal, Guntur district. The properties unearthed so far are worth Rs. 47 lakhs. The properties include one house at Guntur, one house at Hayathnagar, R.R. district, and 24 acres of land at Gannavaram Village, Macherla Mandal, Guntur district. Two house-sites at Santhanuthalapadu, Guntur district, two shops at Guntur, deposits in Chit Fund Companies, Post-Office and others worth Rs.16 lakhs, and bank balance of Rs.2.66 lakhs. He was found in possession of house-hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs and cash of Rs.47,000/-. Searches are continuing.A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, CHENNUR OF CUDDAPAH DISTRICT TRAPPED

C.Laxminarayana, Junior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Chennur of Cuddapah district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 21-7-2006 at 3.00 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.800/- as illegal gratification from the complainant C.Surender Rao, Retired Attender, native of Kazipet, Cuddapah district for forwarding the pension papers of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.800/- was recovered from the Adangal Register, which was kept in the Almirha of the A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. was arrested. He is produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

E.O. GRAMPANCHAYAT, VENKATAPURAM, ELURU MANDAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri B.H.V. Subba Raju, Executive Officer, Grampanchayat, Venkatapuram, Eluru Mandal, West Godavari district on 14-7-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.10,000 and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each, for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier the Executive Officer was trapped by officials of ACB on 6-8-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of Venkatapuram, Eluru Mandal, for registering the name of his father for water tap connection to his house

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, TERANNAPALLI VILLAGE, TADIPATRI MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

D.Naga Krishnaiah, Panchayat Secretary, Terannapalli Village, Tadipatri Mandal, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 19-7-2006 at 8.00 p.m. at his residence Tadipatri Mandal when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant K.Laxmanna, R/o Nandapadu Village, Tadipatri Mandal, Anantapur district for issue of pattadar passbooks to the wife and mother-in-law of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FOREST SECTION OFFICER TRAPPED IN VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.2,000.

Sri Munwar Ahmed, Forest Section Officer, Anakapalle has been trapped at 8-15 a.m. today i.e. 18-7-2006 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000 (Two thousand), in his residential Quarter from the complainant Sri K.U.V.S. Satyanarayana of Anakapalle, a timber merchant, as illegal gratification for issuing “Transit Permit” for the transport of lorry load (8 cmt) of Teak Fuel Wood. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hand, and on the papers which came in contact with the tainted money kept in a small bag. The tainted money was recovered at his instance from the small hand bag. He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICE, SENIOR ASSISTANT , ATMAKUR MANDAL,NELLORE DISTRICT IN ACB NET

On 15-7-2006 at 15.00 hours Sri Nedigallu Janardhan Rao S/o Venkaiah, age 56 years, Senior Assistant O/o the Mandal Revenue Office, Atmakur Mandal, Nellore district was trapped while accepting the demanded bribe amount of Rs.500/- from the complainant Sri Chandra Venugopal S/o Rosaiah Naidu,l age 32 years, Apparopalem, Atmakur Mandal, Nellore district to do official favour for issuing pattadar pass books. The Accused Officer Sri N. Janardhan Rao was arrested and being remanded to judicial custody.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT AND ATTENDER, OFFICE OF THE SUB-REGISTRAR, INDUKURPET, NELLORE DISTRICT REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Government of A.P. has removed S/Sri G.Rajagopala Naidu, Junior Assistant and B.Siva Subrahmanyam, Attender, Office of the Sub-Registrar, Indukurpet, Nellore District from service following the findings of the enquiry report by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, AP, Hyderabad. Earlier, the above individuals were trapped by the officials of ACB on 25-11-2002 when the Junior Assistant demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs.800/- from the complainant for supply of copies of certain documents, and handed over the bribe amount to the Attender. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government.

MEDICAL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.A.Basith, formerly Junior Assistant, District Headquarters Hospital, Karimnagar district was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 4-7-06 consequent to his conviction in a trap case. The said Junior Assistant was 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.800/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment each, for the offences under section 7 and Section 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri M.A.Basith, while working as Junior Assistant, District Headquarters Hospital, Karimnagar district was trapped by the officials of the ACB, on 7-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.800/- from Sri Tirupathi, P.C., Police Control Room, Karimnagar for doing official favour in handing over the medical reimbursement bill pertaining to the wife of the complainant.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH THE RESIDENCES OF INSPECTOR, COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT, KAKINADA

Today i.e. 15-7-2006 officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted simultaneous searches in the residence of Sri Chintalapudi Seetharamayya, Inspector, Commercial Taxes Department, Kakinada and residences of his relatives at Kakinada and unearthed properties worth about Rs. 32 lakhs. The properties include 3 houses at Kakinada. One house at Peddapuram and 11 house-sites in and around Kakinada and Samarlakota. Besides costly house-hold articles and gold ornaments, he is also in possession of two motor cycles and a maruthi car. Searches are continuing. A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (RETIRED), A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, KURNOOL PUNISHED WITH PENSION CUT IN ACB CASE

Sri Mohd Wahajuddin, Asst.Engineer (Retd), Panchayat Raj Department while working as Assistant Engineer in A.P.State Housing Corporation, Kurnool on deputation has been awarded imposition or penalty of 10% cut in pension permanently by the Government. Earlier a surprise check was conducted by the officials of ACB on the cement godown of A.P.State Housing Corporation at Adoni, Kurnool district on information that the cement stocks were being pilfered.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.75 LAKHS BELONGING TO THE ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L. (OPS), GREEN LANDS, HYDERABAD

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of Sri Baddam Sanjeeva Reddy, age 46 years, S/o Malla Reddy, Assistant Divisional Engineer, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., (Ops), at Barkatpura, Baghlingampally, Kothapeta, Kundan Bagh in Hyderabad at Vemulapalli (V), in Nalgonda district at Tadwai in Nizamabad district on 12-7-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.75 lakhs. The disproportionate assets include two (2) plots at Hayathnagar & R.R.District, two (2) Flats at Berkatpura and One (1) house at Saroornagar, 3 acres at Maheshwaram, R.R.District, 2 ½ acres at Narkoda, Shamshabad, 2 ½ acres at Moinabad, R.R.District, 2 cars – Skoda & Opel Corsa, 492 grams of gold worlth Rs.1 lakh, Investments in Balaji Bar & Restaurant worth Rs.20 lakhs, MRM Educational Society, Ibrahimpatnam, R.R. district worth Rs.10 lakhs, Temple construction worth Rs.5 lakhs .Two lockers keys have been seized. A.O., is having several bank accounts and private chit funds Subscriptions which require to be verified. AO will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, KURNOOL JAILED IN A.C.B CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri C. Subbarayudu, C.T.O. (Retd), Kurnool on 3-7-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence U/s 7 of P.C. Act and also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for offence U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. The Hon’ble Judge ordered that the two sentences will run concurrently. Sri C. Subbarayudu, C.T.O., Kurnool was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 11-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from Sri M.U.V. Narasa Raju, Kurnool for the official favour in settling the issue of assessing tax and return the account books of Sai Kings Dhaba seized on 8-2-1999.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P. Vijaya Rama Rao, Village Administrative Officer, Kumarapally Village, Hanamkonda Mandal, Warangal district on 28-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- each, under section 7 and under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The said Village Administrative Officer was earlier trapped by the officials of the ACB on 16-6-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.200/- from a resident of Hanamkonda, Warangal district, for doing an official favour of sending a favourable enquiry report to the M.R.O. for issuing a legal heir certificate to him.

A.P.TRANSCO, ENGINEER, CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Dusa Ramulu, former Additional Assistant Engineer (Section Officer), A.P. Transco, Abids Section, Nampally, Hyderabad on 30-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- each, under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Sri Dusa Ramulu, Additional Assistant Engineer (Section Officer), A.P.TRANSCO, Abids Section, Nampally, Hyderabad was earlier trapped by the ACB Officials on 8-4-1999 when he demanded and accepted illegal gratification of Rs.2500/- inclusive of the amount of Rs.1,000/- towards development charges and Rs.100/- towards security deposit, from the complainant for showing official favour in issuing sanction order for electricity domestic service connection under the occupation of complainant.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, NANDAVARAM MANDAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

R.Sadasiva Rao, Agricultural Officer, Nandavaram Mandal, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 05-07-2006 at Mandal Agricultural Office, Yemmiganur when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Ghouse Mohinuddin, R/o Mogati Village, Nandavaram Mandal, Kurnool district to process the application of the complainant to A.P. Agricultural Development Corporation for purchase of thrashing machine on a subsidy of Rs.30,000/-. The tainted amount Rs.4000/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the AO yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FOREST OFFICIALS PUNISHED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

Following an Enquiry conducted by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, the Government issued orders on 23-6-2006 imposing punishment of dismissal from service in respect of Sri V.R. Srinivas, Forest Section Officer, formerly Flying Squad Division, Rajahmundry and reduction of pay to three lower stages in time scale in respect of S/Sri M.S.S.Murthy Raju, Forest Range Officer and K.Lohitasyudu, Divisional Forest Officer, Flying Squad Division, Rajahmundry, East Godavari district. Earlier, Sri V.R. Srinivas, Forest Section Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour for not taking any action against the complaint for illegal possession of teak and rose wood sizes in the complainant’s house. S/Sri M.S.S. Murthy Raju, Forest Range Officer and K.Lohitasyudu, Divisional Forest Officer who visited Murari Vaillage (Complainant’s village) along with Forest Section Officer collected Rs.7,000/- towards advance “C” fees for illegal possession of teak and failed to remit the amount to the Government account and misappropriated it.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (AH) WITHHELD IN A.C.B CASE

Sri T. Venkateswarlu, Assistant Director (retired), Animal Husbandry Department, Adoni, Kurnool district has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 24-6-2006 following his conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/-, under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier ACB officials registered a case against Sri T. Venkateswarlu, while he was working as Assistant Director (A.H), Animal Husbandry Dept., Adoni, Kurnool district following the complaint against him that he demanded and accepted illegal gratification of Rs.500/- from Sri Golla Narasanna of Pesalabanda Village, Adoni Mandal, Kurnool district for doing official favour of putting his signature on the registration forms of Sheep Breeders Co-operative Society, Pesalabanda Village for permanent registration with the veternary Department After completion of investigation charge sheet was filed against him in the Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh removed Sri V.Dharma Rao, formerly Motor Vehicle Inspector and incharge officer of the Transport Checkpost Madnoor, Nizamabad district from service on 26-6-2006 following a departmental enquiry on A.C.B. report. Earlier, A.C.B. registered a case following a surprise check conducted on the Transport checkpost, Madnoor, Nizamabad district on 23-7-1999, when the said M.V.I was on duty and an unaccounted money of Rs.8,460/- was found on the table inside the check post counter. After investigation, ACB sent a report to Government recommending departmental action for major penalty.

FORMER SENIOR ACCOUNTANT OF SUB-TREASURY, KANCHIKACHERLA, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Honourable Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Rayala Narasimha Rao, formerly Senior Accountant of Office of the Sub-Treasury Officer, Kanchikacherla, Krishna district on 27-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- each u/s 7 and 13 (2), read with 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri R. Narasimha Rao was trapped by ACB officials on 28-11-1998 when he demanded and accepted Rs.450/- as bribe from the complainant (Senior Assistant working in Primary Health Centre, Veerlapadu, Krishna District) for doing official favour of passing the T.A. bills of the staff of the Primary Health Centre.

JUNE - 2006

HEAD CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Ramakrishna, Head Constable No.3409 formerly of Gandhinagar Police Station, Secunderabad on 20-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,500/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer two months Simple Imprisonment. Sri K. Ramakrishna was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1500 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer two months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Head Constable was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 31-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1500 from an employee of Midhani who was in the police custody for more than 48 hours for doing the official favour of not sending detention report to Midhani.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Sadiq Ali, formerly Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Balanagar Police Station, Ranga Reddy district on 22-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment for each offence. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the ASI was trapped on 22-3-2000 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- from a complainant residing at Erragadda area, Hyderabad, for showing official favour by not implicating him as a stolen property receiver in the theft case of Balanagar Police Station.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N. Srinivasa Reddy, S.I. of Police, formerly of Keesara P.S., Ranga Reddy district and Sri S. Srinivasa Goud, R/o Cheeryal, Keesara (M), R.R. district on 16-6-2006 and sentenced them to undergo R.I. for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offences Under Secs. 7 and 12 of the P.C. Act, 1988 respectively and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer 6 months S.I. The Hon’ble Judge further sentenced the S.I. to undergo R.I. for 2 years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000 for the offence under Sec. 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment in the same case. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri N. Srinivas Reddy, S.I of Police, formerly of Keesara P.S., Ranga Reddy district and Sri S. Srinivasa Goud, R/o Cheeryal, Keesara (M), R.R. district were trapped on 19-10-2000 by the Officials of the ACB, when the S.I of Police demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant and accepted through S. Srinivasa Goud, for closing down a false case of cheating booked against the Complainant at Keesara P.S.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, SOCIAL WELFARE, IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Y.V.V. Prasad, Deputy Executive Engineer, Social Welfare, Eluru, West Godavari District, was trapped today i.e on 29-06-2006, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant who is a bore-well Contractor for doing the official favour of check measuring, processing and forwarding the bills for Rs.4.87 lakhs, pertaining to laying of bore-wells for Scheduled Castes beneficiaries to the Executive Engineer. The right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF GENERAL MANAGER, DISTRICT INDUSTRIES CENTRE, WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.V. Raja Ratnam, General Manager, formerly District Industries Centre, Nalgonda was punished by the Government of Andhra Pradesh by imposing of penalty of withholding the Pension and Gratuity in full, permanently on 19-6-2006, as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment. Earlier, the said General Manager was trapped on 31-7-1992 by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from the Proprietor of M/s. S.K. Silk Industries, Puttapaka, Narayanpur Mandal, Nalgonda district for showing official favour in inspecting his S.S.I. Unit for considering his application for subsidy.

EXCISE OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri V. Subhash, formerly Prohibition & Excise Sub-Inspector, Manthani Mandal, Karimnagar district on 15-6-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default to suffer two months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under section 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 above Accused Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 13-12-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant to do official favour and not to cause loss to the Toddy Cooperative Society belonging to the complainant.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, SECTION A-5, DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL OFFICE, NIZAMABAD IN ACB NET

Sri Boina Venu, S/o Gangaram, age 44 years, Senior Assistant, Section A-5, District Educational Office, Nizamabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 1.00 PM on 27-6-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- as bribe from the complainant to process the file of the complainant and to forward to District Educational Officer for obtaining the permission for opening a school at Salura (V), Bodhan (M), Nizamabad District. The right hand & right side pant pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered at the instance of AO from his right side pant pocket. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.Devarajulu, Mandal Revenue Officer, formerly of Peddamandyam, Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the Government on 14-6-2006 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in ACB Trap case. Earlier the said Mandal Revenue Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 31-10-2001 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.700/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of allotment of Food Grains to his fair price shop and also for prompt delivery of goods from the godown and for not harassing him further while conducting his routine fair price shop business.

REVENUE OFFICIAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Smt.Y.Lalitha Kumari, Office Superintendent (A.O.2) formerly M.R.O’s Office, Rajupalam, Guntur district was dismissed from service on 21-5-2006 by the Collector & District Magistrate (I/c) Guntur following her conviction by the Spl.Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada, who sentenced her to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2500/- and in default to suffer simple Imprisonment for three months for the offences under Section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and she was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2500/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for three months for the offences under Section 12 of P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Office Supdt. was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 2-12-1998 when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour regarding sanction of loan fro community irrigation well.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, OFFICE OF THE DIVISIONAL FIRE OFFICER, ANANTAPUR TRAPPED

M.A.Rehman, Office Superintendent, Office of the Divisional Fire Officer, Anantapur was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 24-6-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant G.Vasudeva, Watchman, Office of the Divisional Fire Officer, Anantapur for showing official favour to send a letter to rectification of the misclassified G.P.F. amount worth Rs.19,000/- of the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of the A.O., yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, GOLIGONDA MANDAL OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.7,000/-

Sri Darelli Venkataramaiah, Mandal Agricultural Officer, Goligonda Mandal of Visakhapatnam district was trapped at 7.20 p.m. on 23-6-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and received bribe of Rs.7,000/- (Seven thousand), at his residence in Srirama Nagar Colony, Pedaboddepalli village near Narsipatnam, from the complainant Sri Animireddi Suribabu of Pakalapadu village of Goligonda Mandal, as illegal gratification for releasing 99 packets of cotton seeds worth about Rs.45,000/- seized by him 20-6-2006, without booking any case against the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on both hands of the Accused Officer, and on the linings of his left side pant pocket, from where the tainted amount was recovered. He has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCHED THE RESIDENCES OF DISTRICT MANAGER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION

Today i.e. 24-6-2006 officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau conducted simultaneous searches in the office and residence of Sri Siampu Naga Shiva Rao, working as District Manager, A.P. State Housing Corporation Limited, Machilipatnam and in the residences of his close relatives at Krishna and Guntur districts and unearthed properties worth Rs.10 lakhs near Tenali, Promissory Notes worth Rs.8 lakhs, Santro Car continuing. A.O. will be arrested and will be produced before Special Judge for ACV Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.50 LAKHS BELONGING TO Dr.CHENNAM REDDY VENKAT RAM REDDY, CIVIL SURGEON & DISTRICT CO-ORDINATOR, A.P.VAIDYA VIDAN PARISHAD, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of Dr.Chennam Reddy Venkat Ram Reddy, age 56 years, S/o Laxma Reddy, Civil Surgeon & District Co-ordinator, A.P.Vaidya Vidan Parishad, Mahabubnagar at Mahabubnagar, Gadwal and Hyderabad on 24-6-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.60 lakhs. The disproportionate assets include two plots at Uppal and Rajendranagar, two flats in Hyderabad at Chikkadpally and RTC X Roads and 2 houses in Mahabubnagar and Hyderabad at Mahendra Hills, one Maruthi Zen, cash of Rs.1,00,000/- and Insurances worth Rs.1,27,000/- Fixed Deposits worth Rs.4,92,000/- shares worth Rs.1,22,000/- Promissory Notes worth Rs.18,05,000/- Investments in Post Office Savings worth Rs.4,00,000/-, Bank balances worth Rs.27,00,000/-, 40 tolas of gold worth Rs.1,60,000/-, 3 ½ Kgs Silver worlth Rs.30,000/- and two lockers keys have been seized. A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PROHIBITION AND EXCISE INSPECTOR, PALAMANERU, CHITTOOR DISTRICT TRAPPED.

G.S. Azeemuddin, Prohibition and Excise Inspector, Palamaneru, Chittoor District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 23-06-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- through Excise Constable-298 Ch. Suresh Kumar and M. Penchala Babu, Private Typist as illegal gratification from the complainant Naga Munjunadha, Owner of Manjunadha Wines, Gangavaram Village, Palamaneru, Chittoor district for showing official favour as “mamools”. The tainted amount Rs.10,000/- was seized at the instance of A.Os. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO-2 and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of the A-3 yielded positive results. All the three accused are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF A RETIRED DEPUTY COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, GUDIWADA WITHHELD IN FULL PERMANENTLY FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION IN AN A.C.B. CASE

The Government of A.P. issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently on Sri N. Venkata Narasimha Sastry, Deputy Commercial Tax Officer-II (retired), formerly of Gudiwada, Krishna District under the A.P. Revised Pension Rules, 1980 in an A.C.B. case following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri N. Venkata Narasimha Sastry, while working as Deputy Commercial Tax Officer-II Gudiwada, Krishna District demanded Rs.1,000/- on 29-12-1994 from the complainant as bribe for showing official favour of issuing ten way bills and for inspecting his shop and accepted Rs.500/- as part-payment on the same day. Again Sri N. Venkata Narasimha Sastry, Deputy Commercial Tax Officer-II demanded Rs.500/- on 4-1-1995 from the complainant for issuing ten way bills and accepted the same. After completion of the investigation of the case, Anti-Corruption Bureau filed charge sheet against Sri N. Venkata Narasimha Sastry, Deputy Commercial Tax Officer-II, on 1-9-1995 in the Court of the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada where he was convicted on 15-10-2004.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 35 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI YAGATI VISHNU, ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, EASTERN POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY OF AP LTD, VIZIANAGARAM

A Disproportionate Assets Case was registered against Sri Yagati Vishnu, Assistant Divisional Engineer, Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Ltd, Vizianagaram. Simultaneous searches were conducted at 6 places covering the houses of the Accused Officer/relatives/friend and his office, in Vizianagaram, Cheeparupalli, Yagatipet (V) of Ponduru Mandal of Vizianagaram district. The searches lead to unearthing of disproportionate assets worth about Rs.35,00,000. The assets acquired by him, after joining into service in 1989 as Assistant Engineer include One house, (11) house sites, 20 acres of agricultural land, gold ornaments, one car, electronic gadgets and cash of Rs. 40,000.The Accused Officer has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI POTHARAJU SESHAGIRI RAO, SUB-DIVISIONAL POLICE OFFICER, RAMACHANDRAPURAM, MEDAK DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house of Sri Potharaju Seshagiri Rao, aged 56 years, S/o Chakrapani, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Ramachandrapuram Sub-Division, Medak District at Sikh Village, Hyderabad, BHEL Quarters- Ramachandrapuram, Medak district and house of son-in-law at Ashok Nagar, Hyderabad on 21-6-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs. The disproportionate assets includes 10 plots in Ranga Reddy District i.e., Gajularamaram (2), Pet Basheerabad (1), Kompally (4), Qutubullapur (3), one house at Bowenpally, Secunderabad , 1.19 acres of land at Patancheru, Medak District, one Maruthi (800) car, one scooter, 30 totals of gold worth Rs.1,20,000/-, Cash of Rs.23,000/- and Insurances/Fixed Deposits worth Rs.9,65,000/-.A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri B. Nageswara Rao, Junior Assistant, O/o the Commissioner, Chilakaluripet Municipality, Guntur district on 26-4-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of three months for the offences under Section 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri B. Nageswara Rao, Junior Assistant, O/o the Commissioner, Chilakalurpet Municipality, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 4-2-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from a retired Sanitary Maistry, of the same Municipality for doing official favour regarding sanction of group insurance amount.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 40 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KODEBOINA NANAL RAO, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, KHAMMAM RURAL

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence and office at Khammam of Sri Kodeboina Nanal Rao, age 54 years, S/o Pitchaiah, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Khammam Rural on 19-6-2006. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs. Searches were conducted at Residence and Office of the AO at Khammam. The disproportionate assets include 23 plots at Khammam and one plot at Hyderabad, 3 houses at Khammam, Agricultural land of ½ acre at Mudigonda of Khammam District, 1 Maruti Car, 1 Motor Cycle – Hero Splendour, gold weighing 17 tolas worth Rs. 70,000/- Cash of Rs. 35,000/-, Bank Lockers – 2 Nos and Insurances FDs, Shares, Investments, Loans, Bank Balances according to seized documents worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs. AO will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/O THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, DENKADA MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.1,000/-

Sri Kinjarapu Appala Suryanarayana, Junior Assistant, O/o the Mandal Revenue Officer, Denkada Mandal, Vizianagaram district has been trapped at 12-30 p.m. today i.e. 16-6-2006 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000 (One thousand), in his office, from the complainant Sri Jammu Bangaru Naidu of Pedatadiwada Village, Denkada Mandal, as illegal gratification for processing the file for issue of Pattadar Pass Book. The complainant purchased 1 acre of land in his village on 30-12-2005. He applied for the Pattadar Pass Book on 31-12-2005. The Revenue Inspector concerned submitted his report in January, 2006 itself recommending issuance of the Pattadar Pass Book. The Junior Assistant kept it pending and demanded payment of bribe of Rs.1,000. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hand, and on the linings of his left side shirt pocket, from where the tainted amount was recovered. He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

SUB-DIVISIONAL FOREST OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri N.Appala Raju, Sub-Divisional Forest Officer, Koyyalagudem, W.G.district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each, for the offences u/s 7, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act,1988.Earlier the Sub-Divisional Forest Officer was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 18-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from a resident of Kannapuram to issue Transit Permit for felling and transporting teak trees situated in his patta land.

DOCTOR AND FEMALE NURSING ORDERLY OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE, ALLAGADDA OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Dr.K.Subba Reddy, Medical Officer, Community Health Centre, Allagadda of Kurnool District (A.O.1) was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) as bribe through Smt.Dasthagiramma, Female Nursing Orderly, Community Health Centre, Allagadda of Kurnnol district (A.O.2) from the Complainant today i.e. on 15-06-2006 at his office to do official favour for giving better treatment to the wife of the Complainant as she has undergone caesarean operation, which was attended by Dr.K.Subba Reddy (A.O.1). Chemical Test conducted on both hand fingers of A.O.2 yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.Os. Both Accused Officers are arrested. They are being produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF 3 RETIRED ENGINEERS OF CYCLONE EMERGENCY RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT SUB-DIVISION NO.III, CHALLAPALLI, KRISHNA DISTRICT WITHHELD IN FULL PERMANENTLY IN A.C.B CASE FOLLOWING THEIR CONVICTION

Government issued orders withholding pension and gratuity in full permanently against S/Sri R.V. Gopala Ratnam, Executive Engineer (Retired); V. Ramakrishnaiah, Deputy Executive Engineer (Retired); and C. Nageswara Rao, Assistant Executive Engineer (Retired) of Cyclone Emergency Reconstruction Project Sub-Division No.III, Challapalli, Krishna District by recovering the total amount of pension and gratuity paid to them, if any, under A.P. Revised Pension Rules, 1980 following their conviction on 5-8-2005 in the Court of the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, the three Engineers were trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27-7-1991 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.25,000/- each (Rs.75,000/-) from a Contractor for passing his bills. After completion of the investigation of the case, the Bureau sent a report to the Government and subsequently filed charge sheet in the Court of the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, UTNOOR (V), ADILABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri S.P. Keshava Swamy, S/o. Venkataiah, age 52 ½ years, Panchayat Secretary, Utnoor (V), Adilabad District was caught red handed in his residence at MPDO Quarters Complex, Utnoor by the A.C.B. Officials on 13-6-2006 at 8.55 AM when AO demanded and accepted Rs.1,950/- as bribe for delivering the cheque dated 7-6-06 of Rs. 18,449/- pertaining to the bill amount of purchase of electrical material. The Cover in which tainted amount was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount is seized from the invitation cover from between the books kept on the table in the bed room of AO’s residence at the instance of AO. AO is arrested and is produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

POLICE OFFICIALS PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Sri Pujari Appala Naidu, P.C.1625 formerly worked at Padmanabhaam Police Station, Visakhapatnam district was dismissed from service and Sri G.Babu, S.I. of Police, formerly at Padmanabham Police Station was awarded punishment of with holding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government following their conviction and sentence ordered by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The above Police officials were convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 3-2-2006. Earlier the above Police officials were trapped on 25-11-1997 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1200/- from a resident of Revidi Village, Padmanabham Mandal, Visakhapatnam district for showing official favour in a case pending against him while filing charge sheet and to weaken the case by not producing required evidence.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri B.Singa Reddy, formerly Agricultural Officer, Kodad, Nalgonda district was dismissed from service on 27-5-2006 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 2-5-2006, who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w.13 (1) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment. Earlier, the said agricultural Officer was trapped on 5-7-2001 by the officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a Proprietor of M/s Rythu Mithra Agencies, Kodada, as a seasonal mamool and not to harass and foist cases against the shop of the Complainant.

CONVICTION OF SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, CONFIRMED BY A.P. HIGH COURT IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court dismissed the Criminal Appeal filed by Sri Mohd.Ishaq, formerly Sub-Inspector of Police, Kukatpalli Police Station of Ranga Reddy district, Hyderabad, questioning his conviction and sentence ordered by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and confirmed the order of conviction. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted the above Accused Officer and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.2,000/-. Earlier Sri Mohd. Ishaq, Sub-Inspector of Police was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 9-3-1994, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- for releasing the son of the complainant from the Police lock up.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE NARSANNAPET OF SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF RS.3000 FROM THE SON OF A RETIRED EMPLOYEE OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.

Sri Bojja Rambabu, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Narsannapet of Srikakulam district has been trapped in his office at 4.15 P.M. today i.e. 02-06-2006, by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3000 (three thousand only) from the complainant Sri Pydi Murahari as illegal grantification for doing the officials favour of approving the PRC Arrears Bill of Rs.19,000/- pertaining to the complainant’s father Sri Pydi Narayana Murthy who retired from service in June,2005 as an Agricultural Extension Officer in the Agriculture Department and for sending the same to the Treasury. The tainted amount was recovered from a small bag belonging to the Accused Officer at his instance in his office.Sri Bojja Rambabu has been working as Assistant Director of Agriculture, Narsannapet of Srikakulam district since September,2002. Earlier, he worked in Visakhapatnam. He has been arrested he will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The Case in under invetigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 43 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI DASETTY NARAYANA RAO, ASSISTANT PROJECT OFFICER, S.C. CORPORATION, WARANGAL DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Dasetty Narayana Rao, age 54 years, S/o Rangaiah, Assistant Project Officer, SC Corporation, Warangal. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.43 lakhs. Searches were conducted at Residences at Warangal, Timmanapur (V) of Karimnagar district and Office of the AO. The disproportionate assets include house at Hanmakonda, 11 plots i.e. 9 plots at Kazipet, 1 plot at Warangal, 1 plot at Ghatkesar, agricultural land of 14 acres at Sidipet (M) of Medak district and 2 Vehicles i.e. Vespa LML and TVS Fiero, Gold weighing 40 tolas worth about Rs.2 lakhs, bank balance of Rs.4,34,573/-, FDs/Bonds/Shares of Rs.3,90,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs.1,40,000/- net cash of Rs.55,600/-. A.O will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 40 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI ADADIVENKATA RAMANA, INSPECTOR OF POLICE, BHOGAPURAM CIRCLE OF VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT.

A Disproportionate Assets Case was registered against Sri Adadi Venkata Ramana, Circle Inspector of Police, Bhagapuram Circle of Vizianagaram District. Simultaneous Searches were conducted at 5 places covering the houses of the Accused Officer/relatives/and his office, in Bhagapuram of Vizianagaram district, Visakhapatnam City and Yelamanchali of Visakhapatnam district. The searches lead to unearthing of disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40,00,000 (Forty Lakhs). The assets acquired by him, after joining into service in 1985 as Sub Inspector of Police, include. Two houses, two house sites, agricultural land, household articles, gold ornaments, a Maruthi Car. The Accused Officer has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

MAY - 2006

ADDITIONAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o MRO, BIJNEPALLY (M), MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Syed Moinuddin, S/o Bale Sab, 47 years, Additional Revenue Inspector, O/o MRO, Bijnepally (M), Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his Office at 2.05 PM on 30-5-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1500/- as bribe from the complainant to implement the ROR Proceedings issued earlier by MRO. The right hand and right side pant pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1500/- was recovered at the instance of AO from his right side pant pocket. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SEP and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE SECRETARY YELLAMPALLY VILLAGE, MEDCHAL MANDAL, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Gokul Rao, S/o Ram Kishan Rao, Village Secretary (A-1) aged 52 years, Yellampally Village, Medchal Mandal, Ranga Reddy District was caught Red-handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 27-05-2006 at his Grampanchayat Office, Yellampally at 13.30 hours when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,500/- and handed over to the Private Person(A2) Kuppa Mohan, S/o Narsimha, Age 29 years R/o Ravulapalem, East Godavari District for keeping in his safe custody as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing official favour for supplying of pahani copies of 2004 & 2005 of grand father of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered from the pant pocket of A-2. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the AO-1 and left hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of A-2 yielded positive results. Both AO-1 and A-2 are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR TRAPPED IN VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.5,000

Sri Lonja Tirumala Venkata Hari Prasad Konda Babu, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Visakhapatnam Rural Mandal of Visakhapatnam district was trapped at 7-35 p.m. on 26-5-2006 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000 (Five Thousand), at MRO’s Office, Visakhapatnam Rural Mandal, form the complainant Sri Ravada Yerrinaidu of Paradesipalem, as illegal gratification for recommending the granting of houses under the “VAMBAY” housing scheme to 12 beneficiaries including the complainant’s wife. The tainted amount Rs.5,000 was recovered from the right side inner pant pocket of the Accused Officer at his instance. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on both hands, on the inner linings of his right side pant pocket, and the right side pant pocket. The Accused Officer Sri L.T.V.H.P.Konda Babu was arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER (CIVIL), A.P.S.P.D.C.L., SANGADIGUNTA, GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Goli Ravikumar, Assistant Divisional Engineer (Civil), A.P. Southern Power Distribution Company Limited, Sangadigunta, Guntur district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 26-5-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Shankar Reddy, Contractor, Chowdipalem, Gunur district for showing official favour to process the bill for Rs.1.5 lakhs for the works executed by the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

HEAD CONSTABLE MUTHYALAREDDYPALLI POLICE STATION, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri G.V.Sampath, Head Constable-227 of Muthyalareddypalli Police Station, Chittoor district was dismissed from service on 10-5-2006 by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo Four years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/-. Earlier Sri G.V. Sampath, Head Constable – 227, Muthyalareddypalli Police Station, Chittoor district was trapped by ACB officials on 27-8-1997 at his residence at Muthyalareddypalli Village when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for having released him from the Police Station and for not implicating him in any cheap liquor case.

TWO COMMERCIAL TAX DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted the Accused Officers Sri A. Yadagiri, formerly A.C.T.O. (Int), and Sri N. Upender Reddy, formerly Senior Assistant, Office of the C.T.O., Nalgonda district on 18-5-2006 in C.C.No.2/2001 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment for each offence.Earlier, they were trapped on 17-11-1999 by the Officials of the ACB, when they demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.4,000/- from a furniture shop dealer of Nalgonda, for showing official favour of giving a clear report in respect of the Inspection done on the firm of the Complainant on 10-11-1999.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF ABOUT Rs.45 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI S.SATYANARAYANA RAO, E.E. PANCHAYAT RAJ, JAGITYAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted over the residences and office of Sri Sirangi Satyanarayana Rao, S/o Sri Rajaiah, age 47 years, working as Executive Engineer in Panchayat Raj Department, Jagityal of Karimnagar district at Hyderabad, Karimnagar Town and Jagityal of Karimnagar district and Chennoor of Adilabad district on 26-5-2006, which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth Rs.45 lakhs (Rupees Forty Five Lakhs only). The assets include four (4) plots i.e. two (2) plots near Karimnagar Town and two (2) plots at Mancherial of Adilabad district, One (1) Flat at Himayatnagar, Hyderabad, One (1) house at Mancherial of Adilabad district. One Indica Car, One Bajaj Pulsar Motor Cycle, One Suzuki Motor Cycle, Net Cash Rs.88,000/- forty seven (47) tulas of gold and 1 ½ Kg. Silver total worth Rs.3,00,000/- and Bank Balances/deposits, Post Office Savings, Chit Funds worth Rs.13 Lakhs. A.O. is arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

FORMERLY DY.SURVEYOR, M.R.O. OFFICE, RUDRAVARAM, KURNOOL DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced judgment convicting Sri D.Y. Shamshad Basha, former Deputy Surveyor, MRO Office, Rudravaram, Kurnool district on 17-5-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and also to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence committed U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri D.Y. Shamshad Basha, Deputy Surveyor was trapped by ACB Officials on 22-2-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.800/- from the residents of Yellavathula of Rudravaram Mandal, Kurnool district.

SELECTION GRADE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURAL MARKET COMMITTEE JAILED FOR TWO YEARS IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri P. Madanaiah, formerly Selection Grade Secretary, Agricultural Market Committee, Khammam and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2250/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer two months of Simple Imprisonment. The Principal Special Judge also convicted and sentenced him to undergo one year of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2250/- under section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer two months of Simple Imprisonment in the same case. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri P. Madanaiah, Selection Grade Secretary, Agricultural Market Committee, Khammam was trapped by the ACB Officials on 24-3-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2250/- from a contractor of khammam for showing the official favour of issuing of a cheque relating to the works executed by him.

WORK INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, CHILLAKALLU VILLAGE, PENUGANCHIBROLU MANDAL, KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Ramarapu Asiran Dora, Work Inspector, Office of the Assistant Engineer, A.P.State Housing Corporation Limited, Chillakallu Village, Penuganchibrolu Mandal, Krishna district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 24-5-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant P.Butchi Babu, R/o Thotacherla Village, Penuganchibrolu Mandal, Krishna district for showing official favor to process the bill for Rs.10,000/- towards cost of bricks to construct a house under Indra Awas Yojana Scheme. The tainted amount Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive results. The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K. Veerachary, Executive Engineer, R & B Electrical Division, Kurnool, was trapped on 25-5-2006, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant who is a contractor for doing the official favour of passing his bills, which were forwarded by Deputy Executive Engineer, R & B Electrical, Kadapa. The right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his table drawer.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, KAMAVARAPU MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED.

K.Deva Raju, Mandal Revenue Officer (AO-1), Kamavarapu Mandal, West Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 23-5-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- through his Driver K.Venkataramma (AO. 2) as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Rajendra Prasad, R/o. Tadikalagudem, West Godavari district for showing official favour to provide passage to his mango garden through the Govt. land. The tainted amount Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O’s. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO.2 yielded positive results. Both the A.O’s are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DM AND HO OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri M.A. Basith, Junior Assistant, District Headquarters Hospital, Karimnagar district on 16-5-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.800/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under section 7 and 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 above Accused Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 7-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.800/- from a complainant for showing official favour of handing over medical reimbursement bill pertaining to the wife of the complainant.

SENIOR AUDITOR, CO-OPERATIVE DEPARTMENT IN ACB NET

On 17-5-2006, S.K. Muzaffar Ahmed, Senior Auditor, Co-operative Department, who is incharge of DPL Centre-115, Patigadda for issuing Ration Cards was caught red-handed, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.800/- from a complainant, for issuing a White Ration Card. He accepted the bribe at a Function Hall in Begumpet and the tainted currency notes were recovered from his pant pocket. Fingers of left hand and trouser linings of the A.O. proved positive, when subjected to chemical test.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONTICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri J. Venkateshwar Rao, formerly S.I. of Police, Maheshwaram P.S., R.R. district on 8-5-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default to suffer 6 months of Simple Imprisonment for each offence. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, Sri J.Venkateshwar Rao, S.I. of Police, Maheshwaram P.S., R.R. district was trapped on 19-11-1998 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the owner of Shilpa Wines Maheswaram for showing official favour in releasing the seized liquor stocks.

LINE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri A.Krishna, formerly Line Inspector, O/o the A.E. (Operation), APTRANSCO Ltd., Sainikpuri, R.R. district was dismissed from service on 17-4-2006 by the Divisional Engineer Elecl. Operation, Habsiguda, Hyderabad, since he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000 for each offence under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment for each offence. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Line Inspector, was trapped by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 21-12-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from a resident of Arul Colony, A.S. Rao Nagar R.R district for doing an official favour of shifting the High Tension and Low Tension Power Lines which were passing over the plot of the complainant.

A.P.RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS PRINCIPAL IN A.C.B NET

Sri S. Saraswathamma, Principal, A.P.Residential Schools, Palamaneru, Chittoor District, was trapped on 14-05-2006 evening, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant who is a Contractor supplying vegetables and also looking after catering of the students of the school. She accepted the bribe amount for doing official favour of releasing his deposit money and also for payment of supplies pertaining to the month of April, 2006. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly. Both her hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. A part of the amount was recovered from her mini purse and the remaining from the steel almirah in her room.The A.O. was arrested. She is being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, FORMERLY OF THOTLAVALLURU, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Honourable Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Kota Sampoorna Pavani, Mandal Revenue Officer, formerly of Thtlavalluru, Krishna district on 2-5-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- each U/s 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Mandal Revenue Officer was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 13-8-1998 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing property certificate.

REVENUE OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B. Srikanth formerly Mandal Revenue Inspector (R.O.R) Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Zaheerabad, Medak district on 5-5-2006 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 for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- & in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence 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 above Accused Officer was trapped on 26-2-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000 from the complainant for doing official favour in regard to issue of Pattadar Pass Book for his land.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF A.P. VYDYA VIDHANA PARISHATH, VIZIANAGARAM TRAPPED IN VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.30,000.

Sri Pesetti Venkateswara Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Vydya Vidhana Parishath, Vizianagaram has been trapped at 8-00 p.m. on 09-5-2006 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.30,000 (Thirty thousand), as a part payment of Rs.1,00,000 demanded by him, in the premises of Govt. Hospital, Vizianagaram Town, as illegal gratification for releasing the EMD and other deposits of about Rs.60,000 and for allowing the contractor to execute the future works smoothly. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hand, and the tainted amount was recovered from him from his scooter dicky at his instance.Sri P.Venkateswara Rao is in charge of the three districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam Districts with headquarters at Vizianagaram and has been working in Vizinagaram for the last 3 years and got promotion as DEE in December, 2005. The contractor Sri Lakkiraju Govinda Raju completed 3 works at Narsipatnam, Nakkapally and Araku of Visakhapatnam and recently received Rs.12 lakhs for those works. The Accused Officer has been demanding Rs. 1 lakh out of that as his bribe, and put a condition to release the EMD etc. (Rs.60,000) and to allow the contractor to execute the future works smoothly only if the contractor paid him the demanded Rs.1 lakh. As part payment of it, he received Rs.30,000 from the complainant Sri Bobbili Narayana Rao, the supervisor working with the contractor.He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

THREE A.P.STATE TRADING CORPORATION OFFICIALS DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

S/Sri M.Satyanarayana, Assistant Manager, R.Subash Reddy, Deputy Manager, HPD, and R.Rayappa, Accounts Officer, B.O., Khammam, formerly of A.P. STATE TRADING CORPORATION of Nalgonda Brach, Nalgonda district were dismissed from service on 27-4-2006 by the Vice Chairman and Managing Director, A.P. State Trading Corporation Ltd following their conviction. They were convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 17-3-2006 and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each for the offences under Section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and Sec. 120-B of the I.P.C. and in default the Accused Officers to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier,Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case against the above 3 Accused Officers following a Surprise Check in 1999, for the allegation that they pocketed dealers commission on the Sale of Lepakshi Nandi Note Books intended for the appointed dealers and thereby abused their official position causing loss to the A.P. State Trading Corporation and recommended for their prosecution in a Court of Law.

SECTION SUPERINTENDENT, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, A.P. RESIDENTIAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS SOCIETY, GAGANVIHAR IN A.C.B. NET

On 09-05-2006 Sri C.Govind Rajula Shetty, Superintendent, Accounts Section, A.P. Residential Educational Institutions Society, Gaganvihar, Nampally was caught red-handed. When he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a complainant to pass the arrears bill. He accepted the bribe at Taj Cream Corner, Nampally and the tainted currency notes were recovered from his right hand. Fingers of the both hands of the A.O proved positive, when subjected to chemical test.The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

AGRICULAUTRAL OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B. Singa Reddy, Agricultural Officer, Kodad, Nalgonda district on 2-5-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- each, for the offences Under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri B.Singa Reddy, Agricultural Officer, Kodad, Nalgonda district was trapped on 5-7-2001 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the proprietor of M/s. Rythu Mithra Agencies, Kodada, as a seasonal mamool and not to harass and foist cases against the Shop of the complainant.

EXTENSION OFFICER (PANCHAYAT RAJ & RURAL DEVELOPMENT), NAKKAPALLI MANDAL OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.500 FOR RECOMMENDING SANCTION OF WIDOW PENSION.

Sri S.Trinadha Gopala Krishna, Extension Officer (Panchayat Raj & Rural Development), Nakkapalli Mandal of Visakhapatnam district has been trapped at 11.50 a.m. today i.e. 08-5-2006 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500, in his room in the office of the MPDO, Nakkapalli from Smt. Dylapalli Chinathalli, (w/o Late Tata Rao, 31 years, mother of 5 children), of Bangarampeta Village through Sri Gosala Kasi Rao, upa sarpanch of Bangarampeta Village of Nakkapalli Mandal, for doing the official favour of recommending the sanction of Widow Pension in her favour. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hands fingers, and on the linings of his right side pant pocket. The tainted amount Rs.500 received by the Accused Officer has been recovered from his right side pant pocket.The Accused Officer kept pending with him the application for Widow Pension of the widow from the end of 2005 for want of payment of the bribe of Rs.500.The Accused Officer has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER PANCHAYAT RAJ IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P. Venkateshwara Rao, Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchyat Raj, Chowdepalli, Chittoor District, was trapped on 06-05-2006 evening, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant who is a Contractor, for doing official favour of releasing rice coupons in respect of the work of strengthening a village tank which was completed by the complainant. The A.O. accepted the amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the rexine tag of the A.O.The A.O. was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

S.I. OF POLICE, DHARMAJIGUDEM P.S. OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri R.Kamalakar Rao, S.I. of Police, Dharmajigudem Police Station of West Godavari District was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.8,000/- (Rupees Eight Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.N.B.V. Prasad today i.e. on 08-05-2006 at 6.00 A.M. at his residence, for helping the accused in getting bail and to send C.D. File to the Public Prosecutor.Chemical Test conducted on left hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount ofRs.8,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O.A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakahaptnam. Case is under investigation.

REVENUE OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri D.Pullaiah, formerly Junior Assistant, Mandal Revenue Office, Mallial, Karimnagar district on 2-5-2005 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 under section 7 and 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 above Accused Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 18-9-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a complainant for showing official favour for giving pahani copies.

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER DISMISSED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Janaki Rao, former Divisional Accounts Officer, O/o Executive Engineer, Roads & Buildings, Amalapuram, East Godavari district on 21-3-2006. On the basis of the judgment, the Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders dismissing him from service on 10-4-2006. Earlier, the said Divisional Accounts Officer was trapped by officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant to recommend the proposals of selection Grade Post scale.

REGIONAL DY.DIRECTOR, INDIAN MEDICINE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE OF W.G. DISTRICT

Dr.G.V.Subrahmanyeswara Rao, formerly Regional Deputy Director, Eluru, Indian Medicine and Homeopathic Department, W.G. district was dismissed from service by the Government of A.P. following conviction by the Special Judge Court for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada in a trap case. Earlier, the said Regional Deputy Director was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 11-10-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.6,000/- from Dr. G.Subba Rao, Medical Officer, Govt. Auyurvedic Dispensery, Paddavaram, Nandigama Mandal, Krishna district for opening a new Service Register for pay fixation and for not forwarding the Inspection Report against him to the Commissioner of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy Department, A.P., Secunderabad.

SUB-INSEPCTOR OF POLICE, KAMAREDDY P.S., NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri B.Muralidhar, S/o. Vedam, 40 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Kamareddy PS, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at R&B Guest House, Kamareddy at 10.40 PM on 4-5-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe from the complainant for not implicating the father of the accused in a kidnap case registered us/.366 (a) IPC and to help in taking a lenient view against the Accused while filing the charge sheet. Both hands & shirt pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered at the instance of AO from his shirt pocket. Accused Officer is arrested at 3 AM and is produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri B.Nagerwara Rao, Junior Assistant, O/o Commissioner, Chilakaluripet Municipality, Chilakalueipet, Guntur district on 26-4-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months each 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, Sri B.Nageswara Rao, Junior Assistant, O/o Commissioner, Chilakaluripet Municipality, Chilakaluripet, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 04-02-1999, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for processing his Group Insurance Scheme amount application.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PAY & ACCOUNTS OFFICE, SRISAILAM PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Y. Ramakrishnaiah, formerly Superintendent (now retired) Office of the Pay & Accounts Office, Srisailam has been awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 29-4-06 following his conviction.The Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted the said Superintendent and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment of one year in addition to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-.Earlier, Sri Y. Ramakrishnaiah, Superintendent (Retired) was trapped by the official of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 19-9-1991 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.100 from the complainant for processing incremental arrears bills.

HIGH COURT OF A.P. ALLOWED THE APPEAL FILED BY A.C.B. IN TRAP CASE

The High Court of A.P. while allowing the appeal filed by the A.C.B. on 12th April, 2006 has convicted Sri N. Rajakantham, Senior Accountant, Office of the District Treasury Officer, Warangal and sentenced him to undergo imprisonment for 6 months u/s 7 and 1 year imprisonment u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 respectively and reversed the order of acquittal passed by the Special Court in A.C.B. trap case.Earlier Sri N.Rajakantham, Senior Assistant had demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.700/- from a Junior Assistant of Irrigation Department for doing an official favour of getting the surrender leave salary bill of the staff of the division passed, for which he was caught red handed by the officials of the A.C.B. on 6-6-2001. He was charge sheeted for the said offence in the special court. After elaborate trial, the Special Court pronounced judgment acquitting him of the offences. Aggrieved by the same, the A.C.B. had filed appeal in the High court of A.P. questioning the order of acquittal. The High Court of A.P. allowed the appeal filed by the A.C.B. and reversed the order of acquittal passed by the Special Court.

CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON, COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE, ASIFABAD, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Jana Bhaskar, S/o Prabhudas, 45 years, Civil Assistant Surgeon, Community Health Centre, Asifabad, Adilabad district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 10.45 AM on 2-5-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe from the complainant to handover the D.D.No.906792 dt 29-11-2005 worth Rs.2528/- of SBH Asifabad, Godavarikhani, drawn in favour of Swastik Medical Agencies. Both hands & left side pant pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at the instance of AO from the left side pant pocket. Accused Officer is arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

LOCAL FUND OFFICIAL, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri B.Gangadhar, formerly Junior Auditor, Local Fund, Zilla Parishad, Nizamabad was dismissed from service by the Government on 20-4-2006 consequent to his conviction in a trap case.The said Auditor was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-, in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- in default of payment of fine, to suffer six months simple imprisonment for the offence 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 Sri B.Gangadhar while working as Junior Auditor, Local Fund, Zilla Parishad, Nizamabad and his Assistant Audit Officer were trapped by the officials of the ACB on 24-1-2000 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3,000/- from a retied Headmaster for doing official favour for releasing the funds to pass his earned leave encashment bill of Rs.77,891 and to expedite verification of his service book and return the same to the Zilla Parishad for processing his pension papers.

PENSION CLERK, B. SECTION, KAVALI MUNICIPALITY OF NELLORE DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Ch. John Prakash, Pension Clerk, B.Section, Kavali Municipality of Nellore district was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 01-05-2006 at 1.00 P.M. at his office, for processing the file regarding Pensionery Benefits to the complainant Sri S.Subrahmanyam, S/o Sri Subba Reddy, Retired Dispatch Clerk of Kavali Municipality, Nellore District. Chemical Test conducted on right hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

APRIL - 2006

ASSISTANT PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, GAMBHIRPUR GRAM PANCHAYAT, DUBBAKA MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Siripuram Prabhakar Rao, S/o S.Srinivas Rao, 54 years, Assistant Panchayat Secretary, Gambhirpur Gram Panchayat, Dubbaka Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at MRO office, Dubbaka at 4.15 P.M on 25-4-2006 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe from the complainant for issue of pahani documents. Both hands & left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O from the left side shirt pocket.Accused Officer was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. He was remanded to judicial custody on 26-4-2006 at 5 P.M. Case is under investigation.

FORMER AGRICULTURAL OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted N.Sankarappa former Agricultural Officer Kalyandurg Mandal, Anantapur district on 25-04-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 2 years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- in default to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Honourable Judge further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 2 years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- in default to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment for the offence committed U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences shall run concurrently.Earlier Sri N.Sankarappa, Agrl Officer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 11-10-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a Fertilizer Shop Dealer of Kalyandurg Town of Anantapur district.

A.P. HIGH COURT ORDERED FOR THE PROSECUTION OF THE COMPLAINANT WHO TURNED HOSTILE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Y. Muni Reddy, Morraipally Village, Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district was the complainant in the trap case against Sri G.V.Subba Reddy, Assistant Executive Engineer, R&B, Mydukur Section, Kadapa district who demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for issue of cement for the completion of the work under taken by his brother, a contractor. After completion of investigation, A.C.B. filed charge sheet against the A.O. in the Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore. During the trial of the said case, Sri Y.Muni Reddy, complainant did not support the case of prosecution and deviated from the 162 Cr.P.C. statement given by him and also 164 Cr.P.C. statement recorded by the Magistrate Court, Kadapa and supported the A.O. by giving false evidence and thus committed an offence of perjury. As the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore did not order for the prosecution of the above complainant for turning hostile in the judgment dt.11-4-2000 a petition was filed by the ACB before the said Special judge who rejected the same. On this the ACB filed Crl.A.No.1281/2000 in the A.P. High Court against the orders of the trial court judge. The A.P. High Court on 24-3-2006 allowed the appeal filed by the A.C.B and set aside the orders of the trial court rejecting to prosecute the complainant. The judgment of the High Court sends a clear warning to those who give false evidence.

PERSONNEL OFFICER, CORPORATION BANK, REGIONAL OFFICE, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri S.Gowri Shankar, formerly Personnel Officer, Corporation Bank, Regional Office, Guntur on 21-4-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- and in default to suffer S.I. for a period of three months each for the offences U/s 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri S.Gowri Shankar, Personnel Officer, Corporation Bank, Regional Office, Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 10-01-1999, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant for the official favour of processing the appointment order of the complainant.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, PENUGONDA POLICE STATION, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED

G.Sambasiva Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police, Penugonda Police Station, West Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 27-04-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification from the defacto complainant Shaik Osman R/o. Penugonda, West Godavari district in Cr.No.37/2006 U/s 324 & 364 r/w 34 IPC of Penugonda Police Station for showing official favour to arrest the accused and to file charge sheet in the Court. The tainted amount Rs.2000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER DISMISSED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri M.Raghunadha Rao formerly Asst. Commercial Tax Officer, Tuni, East Godavari dist on 3-1-2006. On the basis of the judgment, the Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders dismissing him from service on 10-4-2006. Earlier, the said Asst. Commercial Tax Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Driver for giving ‘C’ Book, Driving Licence.

CENT PERCENT PENSION AND GRATUITY OF CIRCLE INSPECTOR PERMANENTLY CUT BY GOVT. IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of A.P. issued orders on 13th April, 2006 imposing the punishment of withholding pension and gratuity in full permanently against Sri G.Sambasiva, Inspector of Police, formerly of Women Police Station, C.C.S., Hyderabad following conviction by the Special Court in A.C.B. trap case.Sri G.Sambasiva, Inspector of Police, had demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a resident of Hyderabad for doing an official favour of deleting certain names in the charge sheet relating to dowry harassment case, which he had investigated while working in Women Police Station of C.C.S. Hyderabad, for which he was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 7-3-2000. After completion of investigation, he was charge sheeted in the Special Court on 1-11-2001. The Special Court after elaborate trial, convicted him on 24-1-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for three years and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- under section 7 and also under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, which culminated into imposition of cent percent cut in pension and gratuity permanently by Govt.

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF EXCISE, PROHIBITION & EXCISE DEPARTMENT, NIZAMABAD ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Ponakala Nageswara Rao, Assistant Commissioner of Excise, Prohibition & Excise Department, Nizamabad and his relatives on 26-04-2006 at Guttala Begumpet Village (Madhapur) of R.R.District, Ongole of Prakasam District; Kartika, near Sindhur of Karnataka State; Corporate Office of Koppal Green Power Limited at Kukatpalli of R.R. District and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about more than Rs. Three Crores. The properties include three Flats and two duplex houses at Madhapur of R.R.District W/Rs.1 Crore; One double storeyed building at Ongole Town W/Rs. 15,00,000/-; One house site at Madhapur W/Rs.1,54,000/-; 40 acres land at Janawada, Malkaram and Manchala Villages of R.R.District W/Rs.30,00,000/-; Investments in Koppal green power limited at Kartika, near Sindur, Karnataka State W/Rs.1.5 Crores; One Accent Car W/Rs. 7,00,000/-; D.D. receipt Rs.1.5 lakhs for payment made to Karnataka power distribution Limited; 300 grams Gold ornaments worth Rs.2,00,000/; Household articles worth Rs.4,00,000/-; Janata personal accident polices W/Rs. 2,81,000/-; LIC policies W/Rs. 8,50,000/-; Bank balance W/Rs.2,00,000/-; Net cash Rs.30,000/-; One locker at Syndicate Bank at Madhapur of R.R. District, is yet to be opened.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

FORMER MANAGING DIRECTOR OF RURAL ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO-OP SOCIETY CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri R.Venugopal Managing Director, Rural Electrical Supply Cooperative Society (RESCO) Kadiri of Anantapur District on 18-4-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer six months simple imprisonment and also to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence under sections 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Managing Director was trapped by ACB Officials on 8-12-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000/- from a Managing Partner of a Transformer Company to do official favour to release the cheque for the work done by the complainant.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, VANAGALLU VILLAGE, SANGAM MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT TRAPPED

A.M.L.Narasimha Rao, Panchayat Secretary, Vanagallu Village, Sangam Mandal, Nellore district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 22-04-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Yanadi Reddy R/o. Goplareddypuram Village, Sangam Mandal, Nellore district for showing official favour to certify the loan application of the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, MINES AND GEOLOGY, NELLORE ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Ramireddy Venkata Subba Reddy, Assistant Director, Mines and Geology, Nellore on 20-04-2006 at Nellore Town and Griddaluru Village, Sydapuram Mandal of Nellore district and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.One Crore. The properties include One three storied building in Nellore Town; Two houses in Chandramouli Nagar, Nellore Town; Eight house sites at Chandramouli Nagar and Padarupalli Villages of Nellore district; and at Guntur; 25.84 cents dry lands at Griddaluru Village of Nellore district; One Ford Icon Car W/Rs.5,50,000/-; 2 Kg Gold ornaments worth Rs.7,00,000/-; Household articles worth Rs.3,00,000/-; One Hero Honda Motor Cycle W/Rs.42,000/-; 2 LIC Polices W/Rs.75,000; Pro-notes W/Rs. 33,00,000/-; (Thirty Three Lakhs) Fixed deposits W/Rs.90,000/-; Bank balance W/Rs.6,17,000/-;(Six Lakhs and Seventeen Thousand) Net cash Rs.1,31,000/-. Three Bank lockers are to be opened.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri S.Suryaprakash, Typist and Sri A. Papaiah, Bill Collector of Sangareddy Municipality, Medak district on 12-4-2006 and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000 and in default to suffer three months’ simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Further, the Accused Officers were sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000 and in default to suffer six months’ simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13 (2), 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officers were trapped on 16-8-1999 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- for doing official favour by way of processing the application for change of ownership of the house belonging to the father of the complainant.

EXTENSION OFFICER, PANCHAYAT RAJ & RURAL DEVELOPMENT, MP LUXETTIPET, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Smt. Pilli Meghamala, W/o Kishan, 28 years, Extension Officer, Panchayat Raj & Rural Development, MP Luxettipet, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at her office at 2.10 PM on 19-4-2006 when she demanded and accepted Rs.700/- as brie from the complainant to deliver the cheque worth Rs.8,820/- pertaining to the repairs of drainage works executed by the complainant sanctioned under XIth Finance Commissioner funds. Both hands of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.700/- was recovered at the instance of AO from the office table.Accused Officer is arrested. She will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, S.C.CORPORATION, MACHILIPATNAM, KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Metti Druga Rao, Senior Assistant, Office of the S.C. Corporation, Machilipatnam, Krishna district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 18-4-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Kali Ratna Babu R/o. Machilipatnam for showing official favour to hand over a cheque for Rs.27,600/- towards Borewell digging charges as part of loan amount sanctioned by Machilipatnam S.C.Corporation. The tainted amount Rs.1500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the left side shirt pocket yielded positive results.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, TECHNICAL, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ENGINEER, N.P.D.C.L., WARANGAL ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches were conducted over the residences of Sri Perumalla Satyanarayana, S/o Lakshmaiah, age 47 years, Divisional Engineer (Technical ), Office of the Chief Engineer, N.P.D.C.L., Warangal Zone, Warangal, at Hanmakonda of Warangal District, Ambala village of Karimnagar District and Uppal of Ranga Reddy district, on 17-4-2006 and unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.30 lakhs (Rupees Thirty Lakhs).The assets include (3) plots, one at Ghatkesar, R.R.District, two at Hasanparthy of Warangal District, (1) Flat at Uppal, (3) Houses at Uppal, Warangal Town and Hanmakonda, (1) Commercial complex at Hanmakonda, One Santro car, One Scooty, net cash Rs.55,000/-, 20 tolas of gold worth Rs.1,00,000/-, and bank balances/deposits worth Rs.7,00,000/- (Rs. Seven lakhs). Two Bank lockers are to be opened. Accused officer is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER JUNIOR LINEMAN, A.P.S.E.B., NANCHARAMPET, CHILLAKUR MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri S. Krishnaiah, formerly Junior Lineman, A.P.S.E.B., Nanacharampet, Chillakur Mandal, Nellore district on 06-04-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Simple Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-.Earlier, this Bureau has registered a case against the above Accused Officer while he was working as Junior Lineman, A.P.S.E.B., Nancharampet, Chillakur Mandal, Nellore on the allegation that he took bribe of Rs.500/- from an individual for giving Electricity Service Connection, and a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute him in a court of law.

CENT PERCENT PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF SENIOR ASSISTANT CUT BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders on 4-4-2006 imposing the punishment of with-holding of pension and gratuity in full permanently against Sri Ch. Ramulu, former Senior Assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer (Irrigation), Palvoncha, Khammam district following conviction by the Special Court.The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted him on 16-11-2005 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer three months of Simple Imprisonment and also to undergo two years of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- under section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer 6 months of Simple Imprisonment for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,500/- from the son of retired official for doing an official favour of processing the Pension Papers of his father.

FORMER EXECUTIVE OFFICER (ENDOWMENTS) CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri V. Venkata Swamy, former Executive Officer (Endowments), Sri Veerabhadara Swamy Devasthanam, Kuravi (V&M), Warangal district on 27-3-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer three months of simple imprisonment. The Principal Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo two years of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under Section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer six months of Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Executive Officer was trapped by the ACB Officials on 13-3-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant to issue cheque for final payment in respect of the works executed by him.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT IN A.CB. NET

Sri S. Ramesh, Junior Assistant, Government Hospital, Gooty, Anantapur District was trapped on 16-04-2006 evening, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant who is working as Typist on temporary basis in the same Hospital, for doing official favour of writing his salary bills for the last six months. The A.O. accepted the amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.40 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, A.P.SEEDS CERTIFICATION AGENCY, HACA BHAVAN, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted at the office and residence of Sri P. Ravindra and also at the residences of his relatives, which resulted in unearthing of 5 houses, One (1) K.G. of Gold, One (1) K.G. and Three Hundred and Forty (340) Grams of silver, One Maruthi Van, 3 Motor Cycles, 15 Bank Accounts, Nutun Group Bonds worth Rs.24,000/-, Cheques worth Rs.3,54,000/-, Mutual Fund worth Rs.1 lakh, and documents relating to Chit Funds investments in Srimukha and Margadarshi Chit Funds, 8 acres and 10 guntas of land and documents related to 7 unregistered plots at Karmanghat area in Hyderabad. One bank locker is to be opened and deposits in 15 Bank Accounts has to be verified. The disproportionate asset of A.O. are estimated to be worth over Rs. 40 Lakhs. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, SUB TREASURY OFFICE, BHIMUNIPATNAM, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.1,000 & Rs.500 FROM TWO DIFFERENT COMPLAINANTS.

Sri M.Srinivasa Rao, Senior Assistant, Sub Treasury Office, Bhimunipatnam of Visakhapatnam district has been trapped at 1-00 p.m. today i.e., 10-4-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000 & Rs.500 in his office, from two different complainants for doing two different officials favours. He demanded and accepted (1) Rs.1,000 from Sri T.V. Thota Rao, Junior Assistant, Mandal Parishath Office, Bhimunipatnam for doing the official favour of processing and putting up to the Sub Treasury Officer of two bills, one of pay fixation arrears of Rs.2,900 and the other of salary for the suspension period of Rs.2,800 pertaining to one Sri K. Hari, a Panchayat Secretary, and (2) Rs.500 from Sri Chilla Appala Naidu, Sarpanch of Moolakuttu (V) of Bhimunipatnam Mandal for doing the official favour of issuing of LOC to SBI, Bhimunipatnam for release of funds worth about Rs.80,000 pertaining to the Gram Panchayat. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on both his hands, and on the linings of his left side pant pocket, and the right side back pocket of his pant. The Rs.1,000 received by the Accused Officer from the first complainant was recovered from his left side pant pocket; and the Rs.500 received by the Accused Officer from the second complainant was recovered from the right side back pocket of his pant.The Accused Officer has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, VAMSADHARA MAIN CANAL DIVISION, TEKKALI, TRAPPED IN SRIKSKULAM DISTRICT WHEN HE DEMANDED BRIBE OF Rs.10,000

Sri Karimisetti Satyanayana, Executive Engineer, Vamsadhara Main Canal Division, Tekkali of Srikakulam district has been trapped at 2-05 p.m. today i.e. 10-4-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000 (Ten thousand), as a part payment of Rs.25,000 demanded by him, in his office, from the complainant Sri Girijala Tirupathi Rao of Amudalavalasa of Srikakulam District, Class-I Civil Contractor, as illegal gratification for handing over a cheque for over Rs.10,84,000 which is a part of the work executed by the complainant. The complainant completed works such as Under Tunnel Works. Single Line Bridge, Super Passage etc. all worth about Rs.60 lakhs in 2005 of which payment of about Rs.15 lakhs is still due. Meanwhile about Rs.10,84,000 was released, cheque was issued and it came to the EE for disbursement to the complainant about five days ago, and the EE demanded payment of Rs.25,000 as illegal gratification for giving the cheque to the complainant and received Rs.10,000 as part-payment today and got trapped by the ACB. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his left hand, and on the linings of his left side pant pocket, from where the tainted amount was recovered.He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case is under investigation.

HEALTH SUPERVISOR GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri C.N.S.Raju, working as Health Supervisor, S.V.R.Ruya Government General Hospital, Tirupati was trapped on 5-4-2006 evening at his residence, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant, who is the President of Contract Workers Welfare Society, of the same Hospital for doing the official favour of certifying and forwarding the wage bills of contract workers for the month of March, 2006 to the Superintendent of the Hospital . Both the hand fingers tested positive and the tainted amount was recovered from the cupboard.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB cases, Nellore.

SENIOR AUDITOR, LOCAL FUNDS AUDIT, TRAPPED AT VIZIANAGARAM WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 2,500/- FROM A RETIRED LADY TEACHER.

Sri Laveti Sangam Naidu , Senior Auditor, O/o the Director Audit Officer, Vizianagaram (Local Funds Audit) has been trapped at 10-40 a.m. today i.e. on 5-4-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,500/- (two thousand and five hundred only) from Smt.T.Padmavathi, who retired from service on 30-9-2004, as a Secondary Grade Teacher in the Municipal Elementary School in Vizianagaram, as illegal gratification for doing the official favour of not writing an Audit report recommending recovery from her of an increment that has allegedly been paid in excess since 1984 which would come to around Rs.18,000/- in total now. The Accused Officer went to the house of the complainant retired teacher in Vizianagaram and received the bribe.Sri Laveti Sangam Naidu, has been working as Senior Auditor, in the O/o the District Audit Officer, Vizianagaram (Local Funds Audit) for the last 4 years.He has been arrested. He is being produced before the III Addl. District and Session Judge-cum-Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri N. Parameswar formerly Divisional Accounts Officer (Works), Office of the Executive Engineer (PH) Division, Nizamabad district on 29-3-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer three months’ Simple Imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.The Accused Officer was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer six months’ Simple Imprisonment for the offence 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 above Accused Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 28-3-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a complainant for doing official favour of processing the file relating to regularization of the services of the complainant.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT AND ATTENDER, URBAN LAND CEILING OFFICE, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Smt. Teharunnisa Begum, Senior Assistant, and Sri S.K. Subhani, Attender O/o Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur on 28-3-2006. He sentenced Smt. Teharunnisa Begum to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- under each count and in default to suffer S.I. for a period of three months 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. Sri S.K. Subhani, Attender was sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 12 of P.C. Act, 1988.Earlier, Smt. Teharunnisa Begum, Senior Assistant, and Sri S.K. Subhani, Attender O/o Urban Land Ceiling Guntur, were trapped by the ACB Officials on 10-03-1998, when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1250/- and Rs.4,500/- respectively from the complainants on 10-3-1998 at the office of Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur for processing Urban Land Ceiling Clearance certificate Notice in C.No.324/98-B of Smt. P.Pushpamma and 7 others.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, O/O DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION & COMMAND AREA DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, IRRIGATION BRANCH, SUB-DIVISION ADILABAD IN A.C.B NET

Sri Gajjela Narayana, S/o Sitaram, age 48 years, Assistant Engineer, O/o Deputy Executive Engineer, Irrigation & Command Area Development Department, Irrigation Branch, Sub-Division Adilabad was caught red handed in his office by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as bribe on 4-4-2006 at 9.10 AM to record the works executed in measurement book of the executed contract works of Improvement of Eedula Sawargoan Tank in Thamsi (M) of Adilabad District. Left hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized from left side pant pocket of the AO at his instance.AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Honourable Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

WATER WORKS EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Gulam Rasool Khan, General Purpose employee of Misrigunj Reservoir, Chandulal Baradari Section of Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Hyderabad was dismissed from service by the Government on 25-3-06 consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judges for SPE and ACB Cases.Earlier, Sri Gulam Rasool Khan General Purpose Employee HMWS & SB, Hyderabad was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 24-2-1996 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.400 from the owner of a water tanker for doing the official favour of issuing receipts/gate passes for the water tanker.

ASSISTANT SUB INSPECTOR TRAPPED IN VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.1,000.

Sri Kotipalli Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Murthy, Assistant Sub Inspector of Police, Makavarapupalem Police Station of Narsipatnam Sub Division of Visakhapatnam District has been trapped at 12-05 p.m. today i.e., 3-4-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000 (One thousand), in his Police Station, from the complainant Sri Tamarana Yerram Naidu of Vajragada (V) of Makavarapupalam Mandal, as illegal gratification for filing evidence (photographs) relating to a hurt case (Cr.No.72/2005 u/s 324 r/w 34 IPC dt 30-12-05) to strengthen the case in which the complainant was an injured/victim, in the Court concerned. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his right hand. Sri Kotipalli Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Murthy, ASI has been functioning as the SHO of the Makavarapupalem Police Station for about one year. He has been arrested. He will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER CONVICTED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri P.Janaki Rao, former Divisional Accounts Officer, O/o Executive Engineer, Roads & Buildings, Amalapuram, East Godavari district on 21-03-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 1 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.1,000/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 1 month for the offence punishable under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C.Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Divisional Accounts Officer was trapped by officials of the A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant to recommend the proposals of Selection Grade Post scale.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, O/O REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY, UPPAL IN A.C.B.NET

Sri Vennelakanti Shankar, S/o Janakiramaiah, age 46 years, Motor Vehicle Inspector, O/o Regional Transport Authority, Uppal was caught red handed in his office by the A.C.B. officials when A.O. demanded and accepted Rs.700/- as bribe and accepted through a private agent Sri Vinay Kumar, age 42 years, R/o Punjagutta on 1-4-2006 at 2.15 p.m. for giving fitness certificate and Registration Certificate. Right hand fingers of the private agent yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized from left side shirt pocket of Sri Vinay Kumar at his instance. During house search of Sri V.Shankar, MVI, huge cash, gold and incriminating materials indicating disproportionate assets are found. Search is in progress.A.O. and the private agent are arrested. They are being produced before the Honourable additional special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MARCH - 2006

DISPROPERTIONATE ASSETS OF ABOUT RS.75 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI BANOTHU SHANKAR NAIK, DY.E.E., IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, NARSAMPET, WARANGAL DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted over the residences of Sri Banothu Shankar Naik, Deputy Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department, Narsampet and his relative at Warangal Town, at Ookal village, Rayapathi Mandal, Warangal District and at Tenali of Guntur District, which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth about to Rs.75 lakhs. (Rupees seventy five lakhs).The assets including seven (7) Plots at Sayampet Jagir, Hanumakonda, one (1) plot at choutuppal, four (4) plots at Hanumakonda, two (2) houses at Hanumakonda, Nine (9) Acres of Agricultural land at Timmapur village, Hanumakonda and one (1) Shopping complex at Hunter Road, Warangal district, a part from one Maruthi Zen car, One Hero Honda Motor cycle and Twenty three (23) Tulas of Gold found during the house searches. The A.O. is also running one (1) Petrol Filling Station at Mallampalli village, Mulugu Mandal of Warangal District.A.O. will be arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR IN A.C.B NET

Sri G. Venkatesh, working as Revenue Inspector, Chakkaraya-peta Mandal, Kadapa District was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 25-03-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant, a farmer, for processing issue of Legal heir certificate to him. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly at the residence of the complainant in his village. His hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. The A.O. was arrested. He was produced in the Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore.

SUPERINTENDENT, GOVT. AREA HOSPITAL, MARKAPUR, PRAKASAM DISTRICT TRAPPED

Dr. M.A. Venkateswarlu, Superintendent, Govt. Area Hospital, Markapur, Prakasam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 27-03-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Siraj, Sri Travels, Markapur, Parkasam district for showing official favour to issue cheque for Rs.13,000/- for the month of December 2005 towards Hire Charges and to process the renewal of contract of hire. The tainted amount Rs.5,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on left hand fingers of A.O. and inner linings of the left side pant pocket yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N. Kowser Ansari, Junior Assistant, Officer of the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Molaakalacheruvu Chittoor district was dismissed from service on 16-2-2006 by the Chief Executive Officer Z.P. Chittoor following conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases Nellore who sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/-.Earlier the said Junior Assistant was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 25-10-1999 in his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour for processing the file and preparing the cheque for Rs.2,000/- in the name of the complainant towards Government subsidy given for the construction of the individual latrines.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, ELESWARAM POLICE STATION, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED

Goli Prakasa Babu, Sub-Inspector of Police, Eleswaram Police Station, East Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. 24-03-2006 at 8.00 p.m. at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- through P.C.-1557 P. China Veeraiah of Eleswaram Police Station as illegal gratification for showing official favour to drop further action on the petition of T.Nageswara Rao, N.M.R., Social Forestry, Peddapuram against the complainant R.Surya Rao, Ex-serviceman, Eluru Village of Pathipadu Mandal of East Godavari district for burning of road side trees. The tainted amount Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O’s. The chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of AO-1 and both hand fingers of the AO-2 yielded positive results.Both AO-1 and AO-2 are arrested and produced before Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

RESERVE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B CASE

Sri V. Venkateswarlu, Reserve Inspector, Armed Reserve Visakhapatnam Rural district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction and sentence ordered by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The above Reserve Inspector was convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 6-2-2006. Earlier he was trapped by Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 18-6-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from an Armed Reserve Police Constable for sparing his services to Motor Transport Wing of Visakhapatnam Rural district.

SUB INSPECTOR TRAPPED IN VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF RS.10,000.

Sri Karasi Koteswara Rao, Sub Inspector of Police, Bondapalli Police Station of Gajapathinagaram Circle of Bobbili Sub Division of Vizianagaram District has been trapped at 2-35 p.m. today i.e, 24-3-06 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000 (Ten thousand), as a part payment of Rs.25,000 demanded by him, at Room No.104 of Balaji Lodge, Vizianagaram Town, where the complainant was staying, as illegal gratification for not incriminating the complainant Sri Hameedullah Khan, owner of lorry No.AP27U5775, in the accident case which occurred in his Police Station limits on the night of 20-3-06, in which the lorry dashed against another lorry thereby causing death of 6 persons including the cleaner, and causing serious injuries to the driver. The chemical test conducted on the Accused Officer proved positive on his left hand, and on the linings of his left side pant pocket.Sri Karasi Koteswara Rao has been working as Sub Inspector of Police, Bondapalli Police Station since 18-11-2004.He has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case is under investigation

TOWN PLANNING OFFICER, TOWN PLANNING SUPERVISOR & ATTENDER OF OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER, QUTUBULLAPUR MUNICIPALITY IN A.C.B NET

Sri Talakoti Ethiswar (AO-1), S/o Lingaiah, age 44 years, Town Planning Officer, Qutubullapur Muncipality, Sri Kadari Sudhakar (AO-2), S/o. late Anandam, 40 years, Town Planning Supervisor, and Sri Kurra Papaiah (AO-3), S/o Pochaiah age 48 years, Attender, of O/o Commissioner, Qutubullapur Municipality were caught red handed in their office by the A.C.B. Officials when AO-1 demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as bribe and when AO-2 demanded Rs.10,000/- and accepted through AO-3 on 24-3-2006 at 1.00 P.M. to comply with the court orders for removal of encroachment to facilitate the ingress to the complainant’s plot. Right hand fingers of AO-1 and AO-3 yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amounts were seized from the office table at the instance of AO-1 and from in-between the carbon boxes at the instance of AO-3.AO-1, AO-2 and AO-3 are arrested and being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

THREE A.P.S.T.C. OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted S/Sri M. Satyanarayana, Assistant Manager, R.Subash Reddy, Deputy Manager, and R. Rayappa, Senior Accountant formerly of A.P.STATE TRADING CORPORATION of Nalgonda Branch, Nalgonda district on 17-3-2006 and sentenced them to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 r/w Sec.120-B of the I.P.C. and in default of payment of fine amount, the Accused Officers to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment for each offence. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case against the above 3 Accused Officers following a Surprise Check, on the allegation that they pocketed dealer’s commission on the Sale of Lepakshi Nandi Note Books intended for the appointed dealers and thereby abused their official position, causing loss to the A.P. State Trading Corporation and recommended for their prosecution in a Court of Law.

LINE INSPECTOR IN A.C.B TRAP CASE CONVICTED

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri A. Krishna, Line Inspector, O/o the A.E. (Operation), APTRANSCO Ltd., Sainikpuri, Ranga Reddy district on 16-3-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine amount, the A.O. to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Line Inspector was trapped on 21-12-1999 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a resident of Arul Colony, A.S. Rao, Nagar, for doing an official favour of shifting the High Tension and Low Tension Power Lines passing over the Plot No. 108 of the Complainant.

CENT PERCENT PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF A.C.T.O. CUT BY GOVT. IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders on 10-3-2006 imposing the punishment of with-holding of pension and gratuity in full permanently against Sri Ayodhya Sarma, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, formerly of Charminar Division, Hyderabad, following dismissal of his appeal by the High Court of A.P. in a disproportionate assets case registered by the A.C.B.Sri Ayodhya Sarma was found guilty of possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.2,37,595/- and therefore he was convicted and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years for the offence punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. He filed appeal in the High Court of A.P. questioning the conviction and sentence and the High Court of A.P. dismissed his appeal while confirming conviction, which resulted in with-holding of his pension and gratuity in full permanently by Government.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.25 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI MADAGAPU GANDHI KRISHNA, JUNIOR INSPECTOR, O/O THE COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, RAJAM, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT.

A Disproportionate Assets Case was registered against Sri Madagapu Gandhi Krishna, Junior Inspector, Office of the Commercial Tax Officer, Rajam, Srikakulam District. Simultaneous searched were conducted at 4 places covering the house of the Accused Officer/ relative/friend and the office, in Srikakulam, Rajam, G.Sigadam and Lankam Villages of Srikakulam district. The searched lead to unearthing of disproportionate assets worth over Rs.25,00,000.The assets acquired by him, after joining into service in 1995 as Junior Assistant in Commercial Taxes Department on compassionate grounds, include 1) 3 houses worth Rs.18,00,000 in his name and his wife’s name in Srikakulam and Rajam; 2) another two houses one in the name of his wife and the other in the name of his mother, both worth about Rs.1,30,000 in Narasannapet and G.Sigadam Villages of Srikakulam district; 3) 4 house sites in the name of his wife all worth about Rs.2,16,000 one in Kakinada of East Godavari district, and others in other Villages of Srikakulam district; 4) another 2 house sites in the name of his mother in two Villages Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts, both worth about Rs.90,000; 5) about 8 acres of wet land in the name of his wife in Ravulavalasa Village of Srikakulam district worth about Rs.6,34,000; 6) 72 cents of dry land in the name of his wife in Lankam Village worth about Rs.30,000; 7) Gold ornaments worth about Rs.1,29,000; 8) a Maruti Car; & Yamaha Crux Motor Cycle, both worth about Rs.1,90,000; 9) other household articles including a spilt AC worth about Rs.1,50,000. Before the present posting, he earlier worked at the Integrated Check Post of Itchapuram of Srikakulam district. The Accused Officer has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Viskahapatnam. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/O THE COMMISSIONER, PANCHAYAT RAJ AND RURAL EMPLOYMENT, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B NET

Sri M.S.R. Prasad, age 42 years, Junior Assistant, O/o the Commissioner, Panchayat Raj and Rural Employment, Hyderabad was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 22-03-2006 at his office. The A.O. is working in Zilla Parishad Established Section. Two files of the complainant are pending with A.O. for processing (one file contains two issues). A.O. demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe for processing the two files of the complainant.Chemical Test conducted on left hand fingers of A.O. and left shirt pocket of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. from his shirt pocket.A.O. was arrested and he will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER Rs.40 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI ANJURI RADHA, ADDL. SUPDT. OF POLICE, KAKINADA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches conducted over the residence, office and Kith and Kin of Sri Anjuri Radha, Addl. Supdt. of Police, Kakinada, East Godavari District at Kakinada, Nellore and Vijayawada resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs (Forty Lakhs).The assets include six (6) houses at Nellore and three (3) house sites, one at Nellore and two at Shamshabad. Bank Balances worth Rs.2,75,000/- in two banks at Kakinada (Andhra Bank and State Bank of India), a Promissory Note worth Rs.50,000/- and a F.D.R. Receipt worth Rs.25,000/- were unearthed during the house searches. A.O’s son is running a Furniture Shop at Vijayawada.The A.O. worked as Sub-Inspector of Police at Nellore I-Town, Chirala, Guduru, Ongole, Venkatagiri. As Inspector of Police he worked at Nellore Town, Gudur Town, Ongole Rural and Venkatagiri. As Dy. Supdt. of Police he worked at Gudur, Narsaraopet, and Dy. Supdt. of Police, Railway Police Vijayawada. He worked as Principal, Police Training College, Vizianagaram.Accused Officer admitted himself in hospital at Hyderabad on 22-3-2006. Case is under investigation.

DIST. COOP.CENTRAL BANK SUPERVISOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Shaik Hussain, Supervisor, District Cooperative Central Bank, Armoor, Nizamabad district on 14-3-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He further sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer six months simple imprisonment for the offence 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 above Accused Officer was trapped on 9-6-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,400/- from a complainant for doing official favour in handing-over the cheque of Rs.34,500/- to the complainant towards Bore-Well loan.

LECTURER IN S.K.N.R.GOVT.ARTS & SCIENCE DEGREE COLLEGE, JAGITIAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mididody Prabhakar, S/o. Shankar Rao, Lecturer in Chemistry Department, Incharge Botany Department, 55 years, S.K.N.R. Govt. Arts & Science Degree College, Jagitial, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 21-03-2006 at 9.45 a.m. at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,120/- as illegal gratification from the complainant to deliver the D.D. of Rs.7,120/- to the complainant relating to the payment of work of Gas Pipeline fitting in Botany Laboratory of the College executed by the complainant. The tainted amount was recovered at the instance of A.O. from his left side shirt pocket. The chemical test conducted on his both hands fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive results.The A.O. was arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

HOSTEL WELFRE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri D. Vishnuvardhan Reddy, former Hostel Welfare Officer, Special Hostel for B.Cs, Mahendra Hills, Secunderabad was dismissed from service by the Government on 8-3-2006 besides recovery of Rs.48,019/- following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Enquiries, A.P., Hyderabad on the basis of a regular enquiry by Anti-Corruption Bureau. Earlier during the Regular Enquiry conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, the said Hostel Welfare Officer was found to have showed false strength of hostel boarders and also submitted false diet bills and tuition charges for the tutors.

GAZETTED FOOD INSPECTOR TRAPPED AT VIZIANAGARAM WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.50,000 AS YEARLY MAMOOL.

Sri S. Gouse Mohiddeen, Gazetted Food Inspector, Vizianagaram has been trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Vizianagaram Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.50,000 (Fifty thousand), Rs.25,000 each from (1) Sri V. Chandrasekhar Rao of V.Nataraj and Co., Sugar and Pulse Dealers, Vizianagaram and (2) Sri K. Prabhakar Rao of KVR and Sons, Good Grains and Oils, Vizianagaram at about 12 noon today i.e. on 19-3-2006, as illegal gratification for abstaining from booking any cases against them. Sri S. Gouse Mohiddeen is already an accused in a case of Disproportionate Assets registered against him in 2004 in the ACB, Vijayawada Range. In this case, he was earlier arrested, and was suspended and later released from suspension. He has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri C. Sambasiva Rao, formerly Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, Narsaraopet, Guntur district was dismissed from service by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on 01-03-2006 following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada, who sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/-. Earlier, the above Revenue Inspector was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 26-7-1993 when he received a bribe amount of Rs.5000/- on the direction of Sri P. Venkata Ramaiah, Surveyor O/o MRO, Narsaraopet, Guntur district from an Ex-Serviceman for showing official favour to give possession of 5.47 acres of land to him and in turn, passed on the said amount to the Head Assistant of the said MRO’s Office.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OVER RS.20 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI GEDELA APPA RAO, COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, TENALI-I, GUNTUR DISTRICT.

A disproportionate assets case was registered against Sri Gedela Appa Rao, Commercial Tax Officer, Tenali-I, Guntur District. Simultaneous searches were conducted at six places covering the houses of the Accused Officer and his relatives in Visakhapatnam City, Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram District and Tenali of Guntur District. The Searches led to unearthening of disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 20 lakhs. His assets include a two storied building (worth over Rs.16,00,000/-); Two houses at Parvathipuram, Vizianagaram District worth Rs.11,00,000/-; agricultural land 15 Acres at Gutchimi (v), Seethanagaram Mandal, Vizianagaram District; ZEN Diesel car; Hero Honda Splender; Cash Rs.30,000/-; Bank Balances Rs.54,000/-; Gold ornaments weighing 300 grams worth Rs.1,50,000/-; Household articles worth Rs.2,00,000/-, unearthed during the house searches.Sri G. Apparao, joined Government Service as L.D. Clerk in Commercial Tax Department on 10-10-1974 and worked in various capacities at Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam Districts. He was promoted as Commercial Tax Officer on 31-09-2004 and posted to Khammam; and is presently working as CTO-I, Tenali, Guntur District.Accused Officer has been arrested and will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

WATER WORKS EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Gulam Rasool Khan, General Purpose Employee, of Misrigunj Reservoir, Chandulal Baradari Section of Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Hyderabad vide Judgment pronounced on 7-3-2006 sentencing him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer six months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier Sri Gulam Rasool Khan General Purpose Employee HMWS & SB, Hyderabad was trapped by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 24-2-1996 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.400 from the owner of a water tanker for doing the official favour of issuing receipts/gate passes for his water tanker.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, AGRICULTURE, KHAMMAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Nama Laxmi Narsu, age 55 years, Assistant Director, Agriculture, Khammam, Khammam District was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Five Hundred only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 17-03-2006 at 10.05 A.M. at his office for processing the application for renewal of Pesticide License of the complainant.Chemical test conducted on right hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was seized from the table drawer of the A.O. at his instance.A.O. was arrested. He will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS, GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION CELL, RAJAHMUNDRY, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the house of Kasagani Satyanarayana, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Geographical Information Cell, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District and his relatives on 17-03-2006 at Jangareddygudem and Koyyalagudem of West Godavari district and Rajahmundry of East Godavari district and unearthed disproportionate assets worth above Rs.30,00,000-00. The properties include three house sites at Jangareddygudem, Parimpudi of West Godavari district and Rajahmundry of East Godavari district; One house at Jangareddygudem of West Godavari district; 20 acres of Agricultural lands at Chakradevarapalli, Parimpudi and Ponguturu Villages of West Godavari district; four Cell phones W/Rs.20,000-00; One Matiz Car W/Rs.1,50,000-00; One Motor Cycle W/Rs. 50,000-00; LIC policies W/Rs.3,51,409-00; Gold ornaments worth Rs. 2,50,000/-; House hold articles worth Rs.3,50,000/-; Sri Kanakasai Chits W/Rs.50,000/- and Net cash Rs.66,880/-.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT EXTENSION OFFICER CONVICTED BY A.C.B. COURT

The Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam, has convicted Smt. Maddilla Krishnaveni, Panchayat Extension Officer, Mentada Grampanchayat, Incharge Gajapathinagaram, Vizianagaram district, on 07-03-2006 and sentenced her to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and one year respectively under each count and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month each for the offences Under Sections 7 and 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Panchayat Extension Officer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 04-07-1999 when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a retired Village Development Officer for issuing ‘No due Certificate’.

PROJECT DIRECTOR, NATIONAL CHILD LABOUR PROJECT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Kambala Srinivasappa, working as Project Director, National Child Labour Project, Kurnool was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 15-3-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant who is running a Non-Governmental Organisation at Nandyal Kurnool District which provides education to Drop-out School Children. The A.O. inspected the Society run by the complainant during February, 2006 and demanded Rs.10,000/- as bribe for not sending a report to the Collector recommending closure of the institution. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced in the Court of Addl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., BHAGYANAGAR SECTION, KUKATPALLY, R.R. DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri M. Vidyasagar, S/o. Gopiah, Additional Assistant Engineer, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Bhagyanagar Section, Kukatpally, R.R. District, age 57 years was caught red handed in his room by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.8,000/- as bribe on 16-3-2006 at 1.05 P.M. for charging the transformer fitted to Aditya Homes for which the complainant is an electrical contractor. Both hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. from his table drawer.The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, GOVT. RAILWAY POLICE STATION, BHEEMAVARAM, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED.

P.Uma Maheswara Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police, Govt. Railway Police Station, Bheemavaram, West Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 12-03-2006 at 12.00 p.m. at his Police Station when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Muppidi Naga Venkata Satyanarayana, R/o. Bojabalapatnam, Kaikalur Mandal, Krishna district to issue Copy of FIR and Inquest Report and getting the postmortem certificates from Govt. Hospital, Kaikalur for his Nephew’s who died in Railway accident on 25-2-2006 vide Cr.No.5/2006 u/s 304 ‘A’ of Bheemavaram Govt. Railway Police Station. The tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his both hand fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR O/O MRO, A.S. PETA, NELLORE DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Government of A.P. in G.O.Ms.No.195, dated 17-02-2006 of Revenue (Vig.VII) Department have dismissed Sri D. Muneendra, formerly Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o Mandal Revenue Officer, A.S. Peta, Nellore District from service besides recovery of loss caused to Government, following the findings of the enquiry report by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P., Hyderabad.Earlier, this Bureau has conducted a regular enquiry against the above individual on the allegations of misappropriation of Government funds like Old Age Pensions, Landless Agricultural, Workers Pensions, Widow Pensions and Land Revenue etc, for his pecuniary benefit, and a report sent to Government.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF SUB-COLLECTOR’S OFFICE, VIJAYAWASA DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B CASE

Sri Kundeti Ajay Kumar, formerly Junior Assistant of Sub-Collector’s Office, Vijayawada, Krishna district has been dismissed from service by the Government on the report submitted by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P., Hyderabad.Earlier, Sri K. Ajay Kumar was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 30-9-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant Sri B. Sriramulu, President of the Penamaluru Girijan Seva Samithi, Krishna district for doing official favour of processing the pending file relating to purchase of 9.40 acres of Endowments for the purpose of issuing house sites to the tribals of Penamaluru Village. After completion of the investigation of the case, the Bureau sent a report to the Government recommending to place Sri K. Ajay Kumar on his defence before the T.D.P.

TYPIST AND PRIVATE PERSON CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Mohd. Shafi Ahmed, Typist, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Parkal Mandal, Warangal district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default Accused Officer to suffer three months of Simple Imprisonment in a Trap case booked against him by the Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Principal Special Judge also convicted and sentenced him to undergo two years of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- under Section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, A.O. to suffer six months of Simple Imprisonment in the same case. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Sri E. Mogili, Private Person, R/o Puligilla, Parkal Mandal, Warangal district (Accused-2) was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 12 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment. Earlier Sri Mohd. Shafi Ahmed, Typist, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Parkal, Warangal district was trapped on 6-4-99 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at the Office of the MRO when he demanded a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant, a resident of the Parakal and accepted it through Sri Enagula Mogili for showing official favour in processing Freedom Fighter Pension.

ASSISTANT ADDITIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., OFFICE OF THE DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, MANGALAGIRI, GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

P. Shyam Babu, Assistant Additional Engineer, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Office of the Divisional Engineer, Mangalagiri, Guntur District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 10-03-2006 at 2.15 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- towards bribe and 25,000/- towards estimated cost of change of power connection as illegal gratification from the complainant K. Venkata Siva Rama Prasad, Consultant Engineer, Mogalrajapuram, Vijayawada to process the application of the complainant for change of Agricultural feeder to domestic feeder. The tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT, MINICIPAL CORPORATION, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada has convicted Smt. B.Syamala Kumari, Junior Assistant, Municipal Corporation, Guntur on 04-03-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under each count and in default to suffer S.I. for a period of three months under each count. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, Smt. B. Syamala Kumari, Junior Assistant, Municipal Corporation, Guntur was trapped by the ACB Officials on 08-11-1998, when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.800/- from the complainant for transferring the house on the name of Smt. N. Sarojini in the Municipal records.

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC PROSECUTOR, ASSISTANT SESSIONS JUDGE’S COURT, KOVUR, NELLORE DISTRICT TRAPPED.

Gudur Subba Reddy, Additional Public Prosecutor, Assistant Sessions Judge’s Court, Kovur, Nellore District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 09-03-2006 at 9.30 a.m. at his residence-cum-office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant K. Sujathamma R/o. Kovur, Nellore District to present better arguments in the Hon’ble Court in Cr.No.28/2000 U/s 147, 148, 452, 307, 324, 427 r/w 149 IPC of Butchireddypalem Police Station vide S.C.No. 65/2005 on the file of Assistant Sessions Judge’s Court, Kovur. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH RESIDENCE OF DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, DEPARTMENT, ADONI

Today i.e. 08-03-2006 the officials of A.C.B. conducted simultaneous searches in the residence of Sri Y.C. Subba Rayudu, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Alur Sub-Division at Adoni, Kurnool District, and also the residence of his father-in-law at Bellary in Karnataka and his relatives in Kurnool District. The A.O was found in possession of one House at Bellary, one Apartment at Kurnool, House-sites in Kurnool District, Agricultural land of 10 Acres in Joladarsi Village, Koilakuntla Mandal in Kurnool District, House-hold articles worth Rs. 3 laksh, Bonds and Fixed Deposits worth about Rs. 4 lakhs. The total assets possessed by him are worth around Rs.40 lakhs. Further searches are continuing.The A.O. was arrested. He will be produced before the Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, DWARAKA TIRUMALA MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED

Ganta Sambasiva Rao, Mandal Revenue Officer, Dwaraka Tirumala Mandal, West Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 07-03-2006 at 7.35 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Satyanarayana R/o. Thimmapuram, Dwaraka Tirumala Mandal, West Godavari District for setting land dispute and to provide passage to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF FORMER DISTRICT SUPPLY OFFICER, KURNOOL WITHHELD IN A.C.B. CASES.

Sri B.Subba Reddy, formerly District Supply Officer, Kurnool has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 2-3-2006 following his conviction by the Additional special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- .Earlier, Sri B.Subba Reddy, formerly District Supply Officer, Kurnool was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 2-6-1992 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the Fair Price Shop Dealers of Kurnool town through his subordinate Food Inspector as regular mamool.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE OF KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED BY ACB OFFICIALS

Sri S.Bhaskar, working as Sub-Inspector of Police, Dhronipadu Police Station, Kurnool District, was trapped on 5-3-2006 afternoon at Nandyal, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- as initial payment from the complainant for not involving him in a murder case. The left hand fingers of the A.O. proved positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket.The A.O., was arrested. He is being produced in the Court by the Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, USMAN NAGAR VILLAGE, RAMACHANDRAPURAM MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT IN A.C.B.NET

Sri B.P.Chandra Sekhar, age 52 years, Panchayat Secretary, Usman Nagar Village, Ramachandrapuram Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- (Rupees Twenty thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e., on 03-03-2006 at 4.10 P.M. in front of Sports and Fashions Show Room , Sanga Reddy to show official favour in issuing the latest Pahanies of 2005 year of land to an extent of 11.36 acres, which is in the name of the complaint. Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. from his possession.A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

FORMER BLUE PRINT OPERATOR, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri P.V.S.R.K.Sarma, Blue Print Operator, O/o E.E., P.R., Guntur on 25-02-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- under each count and in default to suffer S.I. for a period of three months under each count. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri P.V.S.R.K.Sarma , Blue Print Operator, O/o E.E., P.R., Guntur was trapped by the ACB officials on 22-2-1999 , when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.200/- from the complainant for issuing 10 ‘M’ Books pending with him.

SUB-REGISTRAR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri J.Raghavendra Chary, Sub-Registrar, formerly of Kollapur, Mahabubnagar district on 27-2-2006 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for One Year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence Under Sec.7 of the P.C.Act. 1988 and in default to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment .The Hon’ble Judge further sentenced the A.O. to undergo R.I. for One Yaer and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Sec.13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act,1988 and in default suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment in the same case. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Sub-Registrar was trapped on 1-9-1993 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from a resident of Kollapur for showing official favour in releasing the Registered Documents.

STATE AUDIT OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B.Gangadhar, Junior Auditor and A.Subba Rao, Assistant Accounts Officer, Local Fund, Zilla Parishad, Nizamabad on 25-2-2006 and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default to suffer three months’ simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1998. Further the accused Officers were punished to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- , in default to suffer six months simple imprisonment for the offence under Section 13(2),r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1998 .Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officers were trapped on 24-1-2000 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from a retired Headmaster for doing official favour for releasing the funds to pass his earned leave encashment bill of Rs.77,891 and to expedite verification of his service book and return the same to the Zill Parishad for processing his pension papers.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.HOUSING BOARD, VIJAYAWADA TRAPPED

Dildar Begum, Senior assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer, A.P.Housing Board, Vijayawada was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 03-03-2006 at her office when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complaint S.Poornachandra Josi, R/o Bhavanipuram, Vijayawada to hand over original sale deed under acknowledgement . The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. She is being produced before the Hon’ble court of special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER (AEE) TRAPPED BY ACB OFFICIALS

Sri V.V.S. Narasimha Rao, Addl. Asst. Engineer, (AAE), Section Officer of Koruprolu Section (S.Rayavaram Mandal) of the Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited, Visakhapatnam, was trapped by the DSP, ACB, Visakhapatnam at 9 A.M on 2-3-06 in his office when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000 from the complainant Sri Datla Perumalla Raju of Rajavenkatanagaram H/o Gurrajupeta of S. Rayavaram (N) of Visakhapatnam district for releasing an agricultural service connection which was applied for in 2004 and was also sanctioned subsequently following the compliance by the complainant of all departmental formalities like payment of the required fee etc.The chemical test conducted on the AAE proved positive.The AEE has been arrested. He is being produced before the III Addl. Dist & Sessions Judge Cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

February - 2006

JUNIOR STENO OF TRNSPORT DEPARTMENT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri I. Raghu Babu, Jr.Steno, Office of the Dy. Transport Commissioner, Visakhapatnam on 21-2-06. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.4,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer Simple Imprisonment for three months.Earlier, the above Jr. Steno was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, on 9-4-1988 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.4,000/- from an agent of R.T.A. Visakhapatnam for renewal of his licence.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri M.Ananda Rao, Executive Engineer, formerly of Panchayat Raj, Gadwal Division, Mahabubnagar district on 22-2-2006 and sentenced him to undergo R.I. for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer 3 months S.I each 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, the said Executive Engineer was trapped on 2-6-2000 by the officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a Contractor of Maddur Vg. of Manapadu for clearing the pending bills worth Rs.3 lakhs for the works executed by him in laying B.T. Road in Manapadu Mandal and issuing cheques.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER , A.P.S.E.B. CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B. Sudhershan, Additional Assistant Engineer, APSEB, Shampet Mandal of Warangal district on 20-2-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay fine, to suffer three months of simple imprisonment. The Principal Special Judge also convicted him and sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- under section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay the fine, to suffer six months of Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier Sri B. Sudhershan, formerly Additional Assistant Engineer, A.P.S.E.B., Shampet Mandal of Warangal district was trapped by the ACB officials on 29-8-1993 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for giving electricity connection to the agricultural land of the complainant.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH ABOUT RS.43 LAKHS UNEARTHED FROM SRI B. SHIVARAJ, DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER, H.M.W.S. & S.B. HYDERABD.

A Disproportionate Assets Case was registered against Sri B. Sivaraj, age 43 years, Deputy General Manager, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Hyderabad. Simultaneous Searches were conducted at four places in Hyderabad covering two houses of Accused Officer at Miyapur, A.O’s office at Panjagutta and his brother’s house at Katedhan, Rajendranagar Mandal. Searches led to unearthing of disproportionate assets. His assets include three houses at Miyapur two flats one at Miyapur and other at Chandanagar, three house plots two at Beeramguda and one at Boduppal, one Maruthi second hand car, Cash, Gold and Silver Ornaments, Seven Chit Funds Contribution two credit cards, 12 bank accounts one Bajaj Boxer Motor Cycle and house hold articles were unearthed during the house searches, all worthy Rs.43,00,000/-. The value may go up. Sri B. Sivaraj joined Government Service as Assistant Engineer in Public Health Department in the year 1987 and worked at Sanga Reddy in Majeera Water Works. Later he joined Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board in the year 1994 as Manager (A.E.E.). He was promoted as Deputy General Manager (Dy. Executive Engineer) in the year 2005.Accused Officer is arrested. He will be produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, at Hyderabad.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE SUB-REGISTRAR, MALKAJGIRI, R.R. DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nemuri Narsigh Rao, S/o Yadaiah, age 52 years, Junior Assistant, Office of the Sub-Registrar, Malkajgiri, Ranga Reddy District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 24-02-2006 at 1.15 P.M. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.520/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for furnishing the certified copies of Sainikpuri Co.op Housing Society. The tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. from his table drawer. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

BILL COLLECTOR, M.C.H. CIRCLE-I, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A. Lingaiah, age 44 years, Bill Collector, Circle-I, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad, Hyderabad was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 24-2-2006 at 1.20 P.M. at Old Malakpet Water Tank Main Road, opposite to Little St. School, Hyderabad to show official favour in assessment of the new house of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUB-REGISTRAR AND HER ATTENDER OF NARSIPATNAM TOWN OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT TRAPPED BY A.C.B

Smt. M. Parvathi, Sub-Registrar and her Attender Sri M. Laxmana Rao of Narsipatnam Town of Visakhapatnam District were trapped by A.C.B. at about 12.00 noon on 23-2-2006 in their office. When the Attender received a bribe of Rs.1,000/- on the direction of the Sub-Registrar, and delivered the documents pertaining to a property which was registered on 4-2-2006, but retained for want of payment of the bribe amount demanded. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of Sri M. Laxmana Rao/Attender proved positive. The tainted currency notes were recovered from the left pocket of his pant. Both the Accused haven been arrested. They will be produced before III Addl. District Sessions judge, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR JANGAON, IN CHARGE LINGALA GHANPUR MANDAL WARANGAL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

sri K. Alfred Prabhakar, S/o. Deva Nishan John, age 57 years, Mandal Surveyor, Jangaon, Incharge Lingala Ghanpur Mandal, Warangal District was caught red handed at his residence by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe on 22-2-2006 at 8.05 A.M. for showing official favour in surveying the land of the complainant which was ordered by the R.D.O., Jangaon. Right hand fingers of AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. from his personal diary.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B., Cases, Hdyerabad.Case is under investigation.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT SURGEON DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Dr.M.Veeraju, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Veterinary Dispensary, Munagapaka Visakhapatnam has been dismissed from service by the Government on 14-2-06 following his conviction ordered by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The above Veterinary Assistant Surgeon was convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 16-11-2005. Earlier, he was trapped by Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 18-3-98 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a resident of Munagapa Village for filling up the Insurance claim-forms and to certify the death of she-buffalow and for conducting postmortem.

DEPUTY RANGE OFFICER & FOREST BEAT OFFICER OF FRO, CHINTAKANI RANGE OF KARIMNAGAR FOREST, EAST GODAVARI IN A.C.B NET

Sri B. Rajaiah, S/o. Buchaiah, age 40 years, Deputy Forest Range officer, FAC of FRO, Chintakani Range of Karimnagar Forest East Division and Sri G. Prabhakar, S/o Chinna Pocham, 46 years, Forest Beat Officer, Chintakani Forest Section were caught red handed in the office-cum-residence of AO-1 located at Kataram in Forest Complex by the ACB Officials when Sri B. Rajaiah (AO-1) demanded and accepted Rs.4,500/- (Rupees Four Thousand Five Hundred only) as bribe through Sri G. Prabhakar (AO-2) on 21-2-06 at 10.30 A.M. for showing official favour to hand over the RC book and Certificate of Registration and permit in respect of Vehicle Tempo Trax related to an offence under Forest Act. Both hand fingers of AO-2 yielded positive result. When subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of AO-2 from his hip pocket.Both the AOs (AO-1 and AO-2) are arrested and are being produced before the Honourable Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, WOMEN POLICE STATION, NELLORE TRAPPED

M.Simon, Age 57 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Women Police Station, Nellore was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 17-02-2006 near his house when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for not registering a case against him under 498 [A] IPC. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore.Case is under investigation.

HEAD CONSTABLE JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri G.V.Sampath, Head Constable-227, Muthyalareddypalli Police Station, Chittoor district on 07-02-2006 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 P.C. Act and two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge also sentenced the Accused Officer to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence U/s 448 IPC, Rs.500/- for the offence y/s 341 IPC and also sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year for the offence u/s 324 IPC and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 342 IPC. The Judge ordered that all the sentences shall run concurrently.Earlier Sri G.V. Sampath, Head Constable-227, Muthyalareddypalli Police Station, Chittoor district was trapped by ACB Officials on 27-8-1997 at his residence at Muthyalareddypalli Village when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for having released him from the Police Station and for not implicating him in any cheap liquor case.

POLICE PERSONNEL CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted S/Sri G.Babu Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police, and Pujari Applanaidu, P.C. 1625 of Padmanabham Police Station, Visakhapatnam district on 3/2/2006. Sri G. Babu Rao, S.I. of Police 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 suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months. Sri P. Appalanaidu, P.C.1625 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, to suffer Simple Imprisonment 3 months. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months. All the above sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the above Police Officials were trapped on 25/11/1997 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1200/- from a resident of Revidi Village, Padmanabham Mandal, Visakhapatnam district for showing official favour in a case pending against him while filing charge sheet and to weaken the case by not producing required evidence and to help to omit the name of complainants nephew in the Charge Sheet.

RESERVE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri V. Venkateswarlu, Reserve Inspector, Armed Reserve, Visakhapatnam Rural district on 6-2-2006. 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 suffer Simple Imprisonment for three months each U/s 7 of P.C. Act 1988 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) . Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the above Inspector was trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 2,000 from an Armed Reserve Police Constable for sparing his services to Motor Transport Wing of Visakhapatnam Rural district.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, PUBLIC HEALTH CENTRE, RENTACHINTHALA ON DEPUTATION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE, MACHERLA, GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Vutla Mallikarjuna Rao, Senior Assistant, Public Health Centre, Rentachinthala on deputation to Community Health Centre, Macherla, Guntur District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 15-02-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.100/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Vallapolu Srinivasa Reddy, S/o Venkata Reddy, age 29 years, Colli, Somireddy Bazar, Old Town, Macherla, Guntur District for processing the application and issue of a cheque for Rs.500/- under National Maternity Benefit Scheme to the wife of complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.100/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. and inner lining of left side pant pocket yielded positive result.The A.O. was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

LEADING FIREMAN, INCHARGE FIRE OFFICER, ASHWARAOPET FIRE STATION, KHAMMAM IN ACB NET

Aitapu Satyanarayana S/o Venkata Rao, Age 50 years, Leading Fireman, incharge Fire Officer, Ashwaraopet Fire Station, Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials today i.e. on 10-02-2006 at 5.00 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant to issue Fire Certificate to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was seized from the table drawer of the A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

A.P.S.W. RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL/JR.COLLEGE PRINCIPAL DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri M. Appa Rao, Principal, A.P. Social Welfare Residential School/Jr.College, Devarapalli, Tenjgopoodi Village, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service besides recovery of misappropriated amount of Rs.66,588.64 by the Chairman, A.P. Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society, Hyderabad, after conducting Departmental Enquiry based on the report of the Anti-Corruption Bureau.Earlier the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, conducted a Surprise Check on the said School/Jr.College on 27-8-2003 and found that the said principal was not attending school regularly, allowing Dy. Wardens to draw excess ration and was responsible for not drawing cosmetic charges though Demand Draft was received from A.P. S.R.E.I. Society etc., and recommended Departmental Action.

JOINT SUB-REGISTRAR-II, KARIMNAGAR AND PRIVATE AGENT IN ACB NET

D. Mohan Rao, S/o Narayana Rao, age 50 years, Joint Sub-Registrar-II, Karimnagar was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 10-02-2006 at 11.40 A.M in his office chambers when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- through Md. Imtiyaz Ali, S/o Masood Ali, age 33 years, a Private Agent as illegal gratification from the complainant to admit the documents of sale deeds and to process registration of the sale deeds of the house plots purchased by the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the left hip pant pocket at the instance of Md. Imtiyaz Ali. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of Md. Imtiyaz Ali yielded positive result. Both the Accused were arrested and are being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER ( ELECTRICAL ), R&B HEAD QUARTERS CIRCLE, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri CH.Rama Rao, Age 52 years ,Deputy Superintending Engineer (Electrical Circle) ,Roads & Buildings, Headquaters Circle, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 07-02-2006 at his office when he demanded Rs.1,00,000/- as bribe and accepted an amount of Rs.50,000/- as part payment from the complainant who is an Electrical Contractor for processing bills pending for according administrative sanction and ratification and to forward to S.E. ,R&B., Headquaters Circle, Hyderabad. The tainted amount recovered from AO’s Office table top wrapped in Vaartha Newspaper, A.O. instructed complainant to keep bribe amount in Vaartha Newspaper and wrap it. The chemical test conducted on newspaper yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT LABOUR OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B COURT

The Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam, has convicted Smt. G. Ramaratnam, Assistant Labour Officer, S.Kota Vizianagaram District. On 26-01-2006 and sentenced her 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, each for the offences Under Sections 7 and 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Assistant Labour Officer was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 04-10-1999 when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.400/- from a Flour Mill owner for giving favourable inspection report.

DISTRICT TRIBAL WELFARE OFFICER, NALGONDA IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

On information, that Sri E.Buchi Ramulu, S/o Papaiah, Age 54 years, District Tribal Welfare Officer, Nalgonda (u/s) is in possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The A.C.B. Officials conducted simultaneous searches on the houses of District Tribal Welfare Officer, Nalgonda on 06-02-2006 at Hyderabad and Edulabad of Ranga Reddy District and unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.45 Lakhs. The properties include 2 houses at Ramnagar and Mahendra Hills Hyderabad, 8 house plots at different places at Hyderabad, Uppal and Chevella of Ranga Reddy district, 16 Hectares of Agricultural land at Obulapuram of Anantapur district and 78 acres of Agricultural land at Bhongir & Yadagirigutta of Nalgonda district and cheriala in Warangal district, One Zen Car W/Rs.3 Lakhs, 2 Scooters, Net Cash Rs.17,500/-,276 grams Gold and 3 Kgs Silver W/Rs.3,00,000/-.Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, WATER WORKS, ANANTAPUR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION HOUSE SEARCHED BY A.C.B. SLEUTHS

Today i.e. 06-02-2006 the officials of A.C.B. conducted simultaneous searches in the residence of Sri Y. Damodharam, Asst. Engineer, Water Works, Anantapur Municipal Corporation and also the residences of his relatives at Anantapur and Sri Kalahasti and his office. The A.O was found in possession of Nine House Plots in and around Anantapur, one house and two apartments (flats) in Anantapur, Two houses in Srikalahasthi. He was also found in possession of Maruthi Van. The total assets possessed by him are worth around Rs.42 Lakhs. Further searches are continuing.The A.O was arrested. He will be produced before the Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

BENCH CLERK, FIRST ADDITIONAL CHIEF METROPOLITAN MAGISTRATE COURT, VIJAYAWADA TRAPPED

Sri Subba Rao, Bench Clerk, First Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Vijayawada was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 04-02-2006 at his office premises when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.200/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Shaik Mahaboob Shariff S/o Gouse, Age 53 years, Auto Driver, Pejjonipoeta, Vijayawada for issue of judgement copy in CC No.1396/2002 to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.200/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his right hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive result. The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

POLICE HEAD CONSTABLE IN A.C.B NET

On 4-2-2006 R.V. Appa Rao, Head Constable of Traffic P.S.III Town, Vizag (A.O.1) was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from a complainant for releasing him on bail. The complainant was involved in a case of road accident. The Head Constable kept an amount of Rs.500/- in his shirt pocket and gave the remaining Rs.2500/- to writer constable B.Ashok Babu (A.O.2) and the tainted amount of Rs.2500/- was recovered from the pant pocket of A.O.2. Chemical Test on both hand fingers of A.O1 and right hand fingers of A.O. 2 proved positive.Both AO1 and AO2 are arrested. They are being produced before the III Addl. Dist and Sessions cum Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, LAKSHMINARSUPETA (M), SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri V. Vijaya Kumar, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Lakshminarsupeta (M), Srikakulam District was caught red handed on 2-2-06 at 1700 hours at MRO office, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from a complainant for processing legal heir certificate. Chemical test conducted on left hand fingers of accused officer proved positive. The tainted currency notes were recovered from AO’s table drawer.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before III Addl. District Sessions Judge, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, AVANIGADDA MANDAL, KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED

M.Subramanyam, Agricultural Officer Avanigadda Mandal, Krishna District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 01-02-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant C.Murali Krishna, Pesticide & Fertilizer Owner, Nagayalanka, Krishna district for processing of licence renewal application to the complaint. The tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his right handed fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested . He is being produced before the Hon’ble court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P. HOUSING BOARD, RANGAMPET MANDAL EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED

M.Ramana Murthy, Work Inspector, A.P., Housing Board, Rangampet Mandal, East Gadavair District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 31-01-2006 at his office-cum-residence at Rameswarampet when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Indugumilli John S/o Chinna Venkata Rao, Nallamilli Village, Rangampet Mandal, East Godavari district for recommending of house loan in Rural Permanent Housing Scheme for the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O and inner lining of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

January - 2006

CIRCLE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri G. Sambasiva, Inspector of Police, formerly of Women Police Station, C.C.S. Hyderabad was convicted on 24th January, 2006 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to under go Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer simple imprisonment for three months. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for six months. Both the above sentences were ordered to run concurrently by the Special Court.Earlier, Sri G. Sambasiva, Inspector of Police, was trapped on 7th March, 2000 by the officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted illegal gratification of Rs.5,000/- from a resident of Hyderabad for doing an official favour of deleting certain names in the charge sheet relating to dowry harassment case which he had investigated while working in Women Police Station, C.C.S., Hyderabad. After investigation the trap case against the said Inspector of Police, the A.C.B. had laid a charge sheet against him in the Special Court on 30-10-2001, which ended in conviction.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, TIRUPATHI URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY’S HOUSE SEARCHED BY A.C.B. SLEUTHS

Today i.e. 31-01-2006 the officials of A.C.B. conducted simultaneous searches in the residence of Sri Gattamaneni Bhaskar, Assistant Executive Engineer, Tirupathi Urban Development Authority, Tirupathi and also the residence of his friends and relatives and his office. The A.O was found in possession of twelve major House sites on the out skirts of Tirupathi Town worth Rs.50 lakhs, two apartments in Tirupathi town worth Rs.10 lakhs, House hold articles worth Rs.1 lakh, Jewellery worth about Rs.1.5 lakhs and cash of Rs.55,000/-. He is also having a Bank locker which is to be searched. The total value of assets is around Rs. 63 lakhs. Searches are continuing.The A.O was arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.HOUSING CORPORATION, NIZAMABAD RURAL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Reddy Shankar, S/o Ramulu, age 40 years, Assistant Engineer, A.P. Housing Corporation, Nizambad Rural was caught red handed at his office by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) as bribe on 28-1-2006 at 9.50 A.M for showing official favour to get the signature on the M.Book after recording the work done and to get the work sanctioned by Deputy Engineer. The right hand fingers and right side hip pocket of the pant of AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O from his hip pocket. A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri N. Suryanarayana Murthy, Senior Assistant, DCTO’s office, Ganapavaram, W.G.district on 20-1-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.10,000 in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each, for the offences u/s 7, 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988. Earlier, the Senior Assistant was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 10-12-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.650/- from a resident of Ganapavaram Village for doing official favour regarding tax assessment of his Electrical Shop.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.S.E.B. CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri L.Poornachandra Rao, formerly Additional Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.S.E.B., Nellore on 23-01-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and also to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- under two counts. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the above Accused Officer while working as Additional Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.S.E.B., Nellore was trapped on 27-07-98 by the Officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of giving domestic service connection and also for conversion of single phase into three phase power supply.

FORMER ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.S.E.B. PADMARAONAGAR CIRCLE, SECUNDERABAD DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri M.Veeranjaneyulu, former Assistant Divisional Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Sate Electricity Board, Padmaraonagar Circle, Secunderabad was dismissed from service by the Government consequent upon his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases.Earlier, Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu, Assistant Divisional Engineer, APSEB was convicted vide Judgment prononunced on 27-12-2005 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and was sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer further three months Simple Imprisonment. Further Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer further six months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu, Assistant Divisional Engineer, Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board, Padmaraonagar Circle, Secunderabad was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 14-7-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.40,000 from the complainant for doing official favour of giving fresh electricity meter connections to the Multi Storied building constructed by the complainant.

ADDITIONAL EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.E.P.D.C.L. MARAMPUDI JUNCTION, RAJAHMUNDRY TRAPPED

B.Srinivas, Additional Executive Engineer, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Marampudi Junction, Rajahmundry was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 27-01-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant A.V.Sanyasi Rao, R/o Rajahmundry to estimate the expenditure of the service connection of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, BEMINI, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Mohd. Sardar Pasha, S/o Mohd. Shaik Mahboob Saheb, Office Superintendent, Office of the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Bemini, Adilabad district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e on 25-01-2006 at 9.00 A.M. at his residence at Bellampalli when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri O.Ashok, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Nayakunipeta of Bemini Mandal of Adilabad district for doing official favour to process and deliver the release order of rice of 24.10 quintals under Samagra Grammena Rozgar Yojana Scheme. The tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O which was kept on the table. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive result.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, CHITYALA VILLAGE, GOPALAPURAM MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED

S.Krishna, Panchayat Secretary, Chityala Village, Gopalapuram Mandal, West Godavari district was caught red handed by the ACB officials today i.e. on 24-01-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.8,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Smt. M. Varalaxmi, W/o Yesu, 30 years, Sarpanch, Chityala Village, Gopalapuram Mandal, W.G. District to issue cheque for Rs.8,000/- in favour of complainant for the works done under SGRY Scheme. The tainted amount of Rs.8,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his left hand fingers of the A.O and inner linings of the left side pant pocket yielded positive result. The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

PUBLIC PROSECUTOR, PRINCIPAL DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE, MACHILIPATNAM, KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED

P.Madhusudhan Rao, Public Prosecutor, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Machilipatnam, Krishna district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 23-01-2006 at his residence-cum-office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant P.Srinivasa Rao, Attender Govt. General Hospital, Vijayawada to conduct prosecution on proper lines vide Cr.No.9/2001 U/Sec.304 B IPC of Gudiwada Police Station. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O and inner linings of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY TRAPPED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS

Sri Ch. Mareppa, Panchayat Secretary incharge of Thimmapuram Village Kambaduru(M) Anantapur District was trapped by A.C.B. officials today i.e. 21-01-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing possession certificate in respect of House Plot owned by him. The A.O accepted the bribe amount at his residence directly. Both the hand fingers of Sri Ch.Mareppa test positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of Sri Mareppa. The A.O was arrested. He is being produced in the Court of Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, PEDDAPUR GRAM PANCHAYAT JULAPALLI MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

G.Ramana Reddy, S/o Papi Reddy, age 50 years, Panchayat Secretary, Peddapur Gram Panchayat, Julapalli Mandal, Karimnagar district was caught red handed by the ACB officials today i.e. on 21-01-2006 at 10.50 A.M. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant P.Kistaiah, S/o Rajaiah, 66 years, R/o Peddapur Gram Panchayat, Julapalli Mandal, Karimnagar District to deliver to pattadar passbook in respect of dry land of 20 guntas in Sy.No.739 of Peddapur to the complainant. The tainted amount was seized from table drawer at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his right hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P. Anil Kumar, working as Senior Assistant in Govt. College for Physical Education Domalguda, Hyderabad was trapped by A.C.B. officials today i.e. 21-01-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant who is working as a Lecturer in the same college for doing the officials favour of processing and putting up sanction of his Annual Increment file to the Principal. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly and his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket.The A.O was arrested. He is being produced in the Court of Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER CONVICTED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri M. Raghundha Rao formerly Asst. Commercial Tax Officer, Tuni, East Godavari district on 3-1-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 7 of P.C.Act 1988 and also to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Asst. Commercial Tax Officer was trapped by officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Driver for giving ‘C’ Book, Driving Licence and other papers which were seized by him.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY TRAPPED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS

Sri A. Siva Ramaiah, Panchayat Secretary, Banaganapalli in Kurnool District was trapped by A.C.B. officials today i.e. 20-01-2006 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing Death Certificate of his Grandfather and his Birth Certificate. The A.O accepted the bribe amount and handed over the same to the Attender, Sri P. C.Obulesu. The left hand fingers of Sri Siva Ramaiah and right hand fingers of Sri Obulesu tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from Sri Obelesu. Both the A.Os were arrested. They are being produced in the court of Addl. Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

DEPUTY MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER-CUM-OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, GUDIWADA, KRISHNA DISTRICT TRAPPED.

A.Satyanarayana Murthy, Deputy Mandal Revenue Officer-cum-Office Superintendent, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Gudiwada, Krishna District was caught red-handed by the ACB officials today i.e., on 19-01-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 700/- as illegal gratification from the complainant S.Dasaratha Rama Rao, R/o. Gudiwada, Guntur District to process the file for issue of Pattadar Passbooks to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs. 700/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive.The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri N. Kowser Ansari, Junior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Molakalacheruvu, Chittoor district on 09-01-2006 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 P.C. Act and two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Junior Assistant, was trapped by ACB Officials on 25-10-1999 in his office when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour for processing the file and preparing the cheque for Rs.2,000/- in the name of the complainant towards Government subsidy given for the construction of the individual latrines.

DY. TAHSILDAR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N.Sunkanna, Dy.Tahsildar, Civil Supplies M.R.O. Office, Kurnool on 6-1-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each under two counts. Both the sentences are ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Dy. Tahsildar was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 20-9-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a Fair Price Shop dealer towards mamools and for showing official favour.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER (HOUSING), NARASAMPET OF WARANGAL DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri D. Sudharshan, formerly Assistant Engineer (Housing), Narsampet of Warangal District was dismissed from service by the Government consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the Court of Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier, Sri D. Sudharshan, while working as Assistant Engineer (Housing) at Narasampet of Warangal District was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 28-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.800/- from the complainant for showing an official favour of issuing cement bags, for plastering the houses of the complainant and his father. The Court of Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad vide Judgment pronounced on 29-10-2005, already sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment in the trap case booked against him by the Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad also convicted and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence under Section 13 (2) read with section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer six months Simple Imprisonment in the same case. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.

CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WITHHOLDING GRATUITY IN FULL IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENT IN TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full in respect of Sri Y.Sagareswara Rao, Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Praja Parishad, Vizianagaram (retired) on 31-12-2005 following his conviction by the Special Judge Court for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam, in a trap case. Earlier the said Chief Executive Officer was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from his subordinate for transferring him from Nandabalaga to Vizianagaram.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF HEADMASTER WITHHELD IN FULL IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the full pension and gratuity of Sri T.R.Kamal Raj, formerly Headmaster, Luthern Model High School, Guntur following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier the said Headmaster was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.200/- from the complainant for issuing the duplicate 10th class certificate.

INCHARGE MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, PEDDEMUL, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Prabhavat Rajender, Incharge Mandal Parishad Development Officer, 52 years, Peddemul, Ranga Reddy District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 17-01-2006 at 1.50 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for issue of cheque for Rs.12,240-00. The tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from his possession at his instance. The chemical test conducted on his left hand fingers yielded positive.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER DEPUTY SURVEYOR, OFFICE OF THE MRO, DHARMASAGAR MANDAL OF WARANGAL DISTRICT CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Accused Officer Sri S. Kumara Swamy, Dy. Surveyor, Office of the MRO, Dharmasagar Mandal of Warangal District and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay fine, A.O to suffer three months of Simple Imprisonment in a trap case booked against him by the Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Principal Special Judge also sentenced him to undergo two years of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under Section 13 (1) (d) R/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay the fine, A.O to suffer 6 months of Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri S. Kumara Swamy, Deputy Surveyor, Office of the MRO, Dharmasagar Mandal of Warangal District was trapped by the ACB Officials on 29-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for showing official favour in surveying the patta land of his mother.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, (R.W.S) GUNTUR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Sakhamuri Veeraiah Chowdery, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj (R.W.S), Macherla, Guntur District and his relatives today (i.e 12-1-2006) at Macherla and Guntur town and unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.35,68,586/-. The properties include 23.89 acres of agricultural lands at Yellamanda and Ikkurthi Villages of Narasaraopet Mandal, 6 house sites at Nallapadu and Koritapadu of Guntur Mandal, two houses at Koritepadu in Guntur town, One Hero Honda Motor Cycle worth Rs.30,000/- One Bajaj Spice worth Rs.19,000/- 1 Kg of gold ornaments and 4 Kgs of silver ornaments, postal recurring deposits worth Rs.1,29,761/- LIC Policies worth Rs.2,69,354/- house hold articles worth Rs.4,25,890/- Bank Balance Rs.50,000/- and Net cash 35,000/-. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Honble Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

INCHARGE MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER IN ACB NET

On 10-1-2006, Sri Y. Ramulu, Incharge Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Burja (Mandal), Srikakulam District and Sri V. Ramakrishna, Sr.Assistant, MPDO, Office were caught red handed at MPDO Office, when they demanded and accepted Rs.1100/- and Rs.500/- respectively from a complainant for issuing a Work Order for a CC road work sanctioned under SGRY funds. Right hand fingers of Sri Y. Ramulu and both hand fingers of Sri V. Ramakrishna turned positive when subjected to chemical test.The Accused Officers were arrested. They are being produced before the III Addl. Dist and Sessions cum Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, AMALAPURAM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Gaddam Veeraju, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Amalapuram, East Godavari District and his relatives on 09-01-2006 at Amalapuram, Rajahmundry of East Godavari district and Vijayawada, Venuthurumill and Bapulapadu of Krishna district and unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.52,26,731-00. The properties include five house sites at Kodamanchali, Narayanapuram and Venkatesara Nagar of East Godavari district; One house at Venkateswara Nagar, Prakash Nagar-2, Rajahmundry; 9.34 acres wet lands at Karicherlagudem Village, Gopalapuram Mandal, West Godavari district; One Flat No. G-2, at Vijayawada. One Tata Indica Car; One pulsar Motor Cycle W/Rs.50,000/-; One Bajaj Scooter W/Rs.22,000/-; LIC policies W/Rs.3,84,000/-; Gold and Silver ornaments worth Rs.5,00,000/-; Receipts relating to Educational expenses W/Rs.8,00,000/- Household articles worth Rs.3,62,000/-; Bank Balances W/Rs.2,13,000/- and Net Cash Rs.57,000/-. The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore has convicted Sri K. Gopal Reddy, formerly Village Administrative Officer (now retired), Mittatmakur Village, Gudur Mandal, Nellore district on 30-12-2005 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and also sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under two counts. Both the sentences are ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the above Accused Officer on 13-7-1999 was trapped by ACB officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of getting Pattadar Pass Book and Title deed issued for his land.

WARDEN B.C. BOYS HOSTEL CONVICTED IN A.C.B CASE

The Special judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri K. Papa Rao, Warden, Government B.C. Boys Hostel Islampeta, Visakhapatnam on 28-12-2005. 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 suffer Simple Imprisonment for one month for the charge U/s 467 IPC. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months for the charge U/s 471 IPC, Rigorous Imprisonment for one year for the charge Under Section 477 (A) IPC, Rigorous Imprisonment for one year each for the charge under section 13 (1) (c) (d) of P.C. Act 1988 and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for one month. All the above sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier during the course of investigation conducted by the ACB into a case registered against the said Warden, he was found to have misappropriated an amount of Rs.67,368/- on forged bills by tampering and fabricating the records.

FORMER SUB TREASURY OFFICER, MADHIRA, KHAMMAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri N. Mallaiah, S.T.O., Madhira, Khammam district and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay fine or to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment in a trap case booked against him by the Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Principal Special Judge also sentenced him to undergo two years of Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- under Section 13 (1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to pay the fine, to suffer 6 months Simple Imprisonment. But the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, Sri N. Mallaiah, Sub-Treasury Officer, Madhira, Khammam district was trapped by the ACB officials on 15-6-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for issuing judicial stamps.

DISTRICT REGISTRAR, ELURU AND SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR, ELURU WERE TRAPPED.

M.Venkateshwar Rao, District Registrar, Eluru, West Godavari District and M.V.Raghava Rao, Senior Assistant ,Office of the District Registrat, Eluru ,West Godavari District were caught red handed by the ACB officials on 5.1.2006 at their office when AO1 and AO2 demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5000/- and Rs.1000/- respectively as illegal gratification from the complainant V.Pattabhi Rami Reddy, Resident of Davids’s Memorial Socio-Educational Association ,Teadepalligudem to issue copies of the Board Resolution of the above society for the year 2003 to 2005 .The tainted amount Rs.6000/- was recovered at their instance. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of AO1 and AO2 yielded positive.Both are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble court of the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Vijayawada.Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER (OPERATION), A.P.C.P.D.C.L. JAGADGIRI GUTTA, RANGA REDDY DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Panchareddy Laxman, age 40 years, Additional Assistant Engineer (Operation), A.P..C.P.D.C.L. Jagadgirigutta, Ranga Reddy district was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.14,000/- (Rupees fourteen thousand only) as bribe from the complainant today i.e. on 05-01-2006 at 1-10 P.M. at his office situated in the office of Sub-Station, Jagadgirigutta, R.R. District for issuing eleven (11) numbers of Electrical Meters to the complainant, who is an electrical Contractor.Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of A.O. and the register on which the tainted amount was kept yielded positive result.. Tainted amount of Rs.14,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. on the register.A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

TAX COLLECTOR OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION VISAKHAPATNAM DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri A. Subrahmanyam, Tax Collector, Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam was dismissed from service by the Commissioner, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam following his conviction and sentence ordered by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.The above Tax Collector was convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam on 28-11-2005. Earlier he was trapped by Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his residence on 4-3-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a resident of VII Ward, Visakhapatnam for showing official favour in fixing house tax. After completion of Investigation, A.C.B. filed charge sheet in the court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT (ESTABLISHMENT), OFFICE OF THE IRRIGATION & C.A.D., SEETHARAMNAGAR, GUNTUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Ch. P. Ratnakar Rao, Office Superintendent (Establishment), Office of the Irrigation & CAD., Seetharampur, Guntur District was caught red handed by the ACB officials today i.e. on 04-01-2006 at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant T.Venkateswara Rao, Senior Assistant (Retired), Irrigation & CAD, Seetharamnagar, Guntur District to pay the PRC arrears W/Rs.37,000/- and to send a report accordingly to the Accountant General, A.P., Hyderabad for release of the pensionary benefits of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on his both hand fingers of the A.O and inner linings of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER, A.P.S.E.B., PADMARAONAGAR CIRCLE, SECUNDERABAD CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu, former Assistant Divisional Engineer, Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board, Padmaraonagar Circle, Secunderabad, vide Judgement pronounced on 27-12-2005, sentencing him to under go Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer three months Simple Imprisonment. Further Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu was punished to undergo Rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer six months Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier Sri M. Veeranjaneyulu, Assistant Divisional Engineer, Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board, Padmaraonagar Circle, Secunderabad was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 14-7-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.40,000 from the complainant for doing official favour of giving fresh electricity meter connections to the Multi storied building constructed by the complainant.

SPECIAL TAHSILDAR TRAPPED BY ACB OFFICIALS

Smt V.Raja Kumari working as Special Tahsildar for Small Savings, Chittoor District was trapped by ACB officials today i.e. 02-01-2006 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant a retired post-master now working as Small Savings Agent for doing the official favour of processing and recommending the commission payable to him to the Commissioner for Small Savings, Hyderabad, A.P. The right hand fingers of the A.O tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from her bag.The A.O was arrested. She is being produced in the Court of Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

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