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SUB-REGISTRAR, ALAMPUR, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IS IN ACB NET

Sri G.Sathaiah, SRO, Alampur, Mahaboobnagar District was trapped by the A.C.B, officials at about 4.45 P.M on 25-06-2009 at the SRO office Alampur, Mahboobnagar District when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.9,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Ravi Kumar, for doing official favour of registering agricultural land. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Sri G.Sathaiah yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.9,000/- was recovered from the possession of A.O. A.O is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, ASPARI MANDAL, KURNOOL CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B.Satyanarayana, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Aspari Mandal, Kurnool district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence punishable 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 Sri B.Satyanarayana, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Aspari Mandal, Kurnool district was trapped on 18-12-2003 at his office when he demanded accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for doing official favour to recommend the application of the complainant to the Mandal Revenue Officer, Aspari for issue of feasibility certificate for the construction of house with Government financial assistance.

FORMER ADDL.ASST. ENGINEER, APCPDCL, URAVAKONDA ANANTAPUR DISTRICT WAS CONVICTED IN A.C.B, TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced Judgment on 12-6-2009 in C.C. No.12/2004 convicting the Accused Officer Sri K.V.V. Satyanarayana Murthy, Addl. Asst. Engineer, APCPDCL, Uravakonda, Anantapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for each offences Under Section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the prevention of Corruption Act,1988. In case of default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer one month simple imprisonment respectively under each offence. Earlier, Sri K.V.V. Satyanarayana Murthy, Addl. Asst. Engineer, APCPDCL, was trapped by the ACB officials on 31-10-2003 at his house when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing conductor wire for his agricultural service connection under tatkal Scheme.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS. 65 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI M.SURESH BABU, MOTRO VEHICLE INSPECTOR, SURYAPET, NALGONDA DISTRICT

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri M.Suresh Babu, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Suryapet, Nalgonda District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Suryapet, Kothapet, Hyderabad his relatives houses at Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad etc. on 23.06.2009 which resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 65 lakhs. The assets include one 3 storied house at Vijayapuri colony, Kothapet, 15 house plots in Hayathnagar Mandal and Uppal Ranga Reddy District and Ac. 16.22 guntas of Agricultural land in Chowtuppal Mandal of Nalgonda District etc., immovable properties worth Rs. 42 lakhs (Rupees Forty two lakhs only). The market value of these properties would be about Rs. 4 Crores. He is found in possession of Gold ornaments of 155 grams worth Rs. 60,000/- one Innova car worth Rs. 8,00,000/-, Cash of Rs. 10,000/-, house hold articles to the tune of Rs. 4,51,000/- , 4 Kg. Silver Articles Worth Rs. 40,000/- Bank balances of Rs. 3,10,000/-, investments in Margadarsi, donations to T.T.D. payments of LIC premiums to the tune of Rs. 6,36,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs. 23,07,000/- (Rupees Twenty three lakhs Seven thousand only). The bank locker of the A.O has to be opened and searched. The searches are in progress. The total value of assets in possession of the A.O sofar unearthed are to the tune of Rs. 65 lakhs (Rupees Sixty five lakhs only). The Accused is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

TOWN PLANNING BUILDING OVERSEER AND PUBLIC HEALTH WORKER MAHABUBNAGAR MUNICIPALITY IN ACB NET

Sri Syed Khursheed Ahmed (AO-1), S/o Syed Samdhani, age 49 years, Town Planning Building Overseer and Sri Dangu Nagabhushanam (AO-2), S/o Kurumaiah, age 41 years, Public Health Worker, Mahabubnagar Municipality, Mahabubnagar were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at their office at 12.25 P.M. on 22.6.2009 when A.O-1 demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees two Thousand and Five Hundred) through AO-2 as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of according sanction for house construction of the complainant at Mahabubnagar. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sir Dangu Nagabhushanam (AO-2) at his instance who received the bribe amount at the direction of AO-1 and kept it with him for safe custody. Both hand fingers of Sri Dangu Nagabhushanam (AO-2) and the inner linings of his left side pant pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Syed Khursheed Ahmed (AO-1) and Sri Dangu Nagabhushanam (AO-2) are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT / RESERVE INSPECTOR, O/o COMMISSIONER, MUNICIPALITY, YELLANDU, KHAMMAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Thodeti Manohar, S/o late Dubharajan, age 40 years, Senior Assistant/Reserve Inspector, O/o Commissioner, Municipality, Yellandu, Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 1.10 PM on 20.06.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of mutating the name of the complainant in the Municipality records and to issue the Mutation Certificate to the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Thodeti Manohar at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Thodeti Manohar and the inner linings of his wearing right side pant pocket which came in to contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Sri Sri Thodeti Manohar will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (CIVIL), APCPDCL, MAHABUBNAGAR CIRCLE, MAHABUBNAGAR IN ACB NET

Sri Ventala Ravikanth Reddy, S/o Bhupathi Reddy, age 43 years, Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil), APCPDCL, Mahabubnagar Circle, Mahabubnagar was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his Office at 10.50 A.M. on 20.06.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing work order for the civil work executed by the complainant and to prepare the bill. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the table drawer of Sri Ventala Ravikanth Reddy at his instance. Right hand fingers and the paper which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Ventala Ravikanth Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER PROHIBITION & EXCISE INSPECTOR, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri S.Srinivasa Raju, formerly Prohibition & Excise Inspector Piduguralla Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri S.Srinivasa Raju, formerly Prohibition & Excise Inspector Piduguralla, was trapped by the ACB officials on 13-04-2004 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.30,000/-from the complainant Sri Jonnalagadda Hariprasad Proprietor of Sri Sai Krishna Wines, Karampudi village, Guntur district towards monthly mamools and for not harassing him in the name of booking petty cases.

SRI V.SREEDHAR, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.S.P.D.C.L., ELECTRICAL SUB-STATION, BYREDDIPALLI (V &M) OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri V.Sridhar, Assistant Engineer, A.P.S.P.D.C.L, 33/11 KV Sub-station, Byreddipalli (V & M) of Chittoor District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials in the late hours on 19.06.2009 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,000/- (Rupees six thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri V.Venkata Ramana for doing official favour of issuing a transformer and giving power supply to the Borewell of the complainant. Tainted currency of Rs. 6,000/- was recovered the table of Sri V.Sreedhar at his instance. Right hand fingers of A.O. and the contact portion of the table drawer where Sri V.Sreedhar kept the tainted amount yielded positive result. Sri V.Sreedhar was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE.

Sri L.Ashok, formerly Mandal Revenue Inspector, Kowdipally, Medak district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case by the Principal special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier, the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 8-2-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour for making entries of particulars of land of complainant and his brothers in pahanies and ROR.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Yejjala Prasada Rao, Mandal Revenue Officer, Gurla Mandal, Vizianagaram district and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine ,to undergo one month simple imprisonment U/s.7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Judge further sentenced Sri Y.Prasada Rao, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s.13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 8-5-2001 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.800/- from the complainant for showing official favour of attesting the photographs of pattadar pass books and title deeds of the complainant and 2 others of Garikivalasa village.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, GUNTAKAL ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Dr. Gandla Pedda Venkata Swamy, S/o. Late Somanna age 56 years, Assistant Director, Animal Husbandry, Guntakal, Anantapur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at the Veterinary Hospital, Guntakal at 11.45 A.M. on 19-6-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing the official favour of forwarding the Insurance claim Forms Pertaining to the death of a buffalo of the complainant to Syndicate Bank. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from a carton box kept in the store room of the Veterinary Hospital at the instance of Dr.Gandla Pedda Venkata Swamy.Both hand fingers of Dr.Gandla Pedda Venkata Swamy and the contact portion of the inside bottom surface of the carton when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Dr. Gandla Pedda Venkata Swamy 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.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH RS.56 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI P.JANARDHANA SUDHAKAR, ASST. ENGINEER, A.P.HOUSING BOARD, HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri.P.Janardhana Sudhakar, Asst Engineer, A.P. Housing Board, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Singapore Town ship, Hyderabad, his relatives houses at Tadipaka, Palkollu, West Godavari Dist etc., on 19-06-2009 which resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 56 lakhs.The assets include one Flat at Singapore Town ship, Hyderabad, Two houses at Tadipaka, Palakollu, West Godavari Dist, one house at Rajahmundry five house plots near Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, one plot at Kakinada, and one plot at Rajahmundry etc., immovable properties worth Rs.46 lakhs (Rupees Forty Six lakhs only). The market value of these properties would be about Rs.2 Crores. He is found in possession of Gold ornaments of 550 grams worth Rs.1,15,000/-, one Ford car worth Rs.6,00,000/-, one Pulsar Motor cycle worth Rs.55,000/-, Cash of Rs.20,000/-, house hold articles to the tune of Rs.2,20,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs.10,10,000/- (Rupees Ten lakhs ten thousand only).The searches are in progress. The total value of assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs.56 lakhs (Rupees Fifty six lakhs only). The Accused is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 70 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI POTLURU SATYANARAYANA CHOWDARY, DY. MANAGER, A.P.BEVERAGE CORPORATION LIMITED, HYDERABAD

On credible information that Sri Potluru Satyanarayana Chowdary, Dy.Manager, A.P. Beverage Corporation Limited, Hyderabad has acquired and is in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income, a case was registered in Anti-Corruption Bureau, Vijayawada Range on 15.06.2009 and investigation was taken up. Simultaneous searches conducted on 17.06.2009 at his residence in Srichakra Enclaves, Nizampet, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Jamigolvepally, his native place Pallerlamudi and Mokshanarasannapalem in Krishna Dist., disclosed that the Accused Office is in possession of a 4 storeyed building in Sardarpatel Road, Kukatpally, a house in Jeedimetla, 5 house sites in Hyderabad & Vijayawada, 12 acres of agricultural land in Nuzivedu area of Krishna District and cash of Rs. 2.26 lakhs. Gold jewellery weighing about one and a half kg., silver articles weighing about 2 kgs, are found in his residence and in 2 bank lockers in Hyderabad. A locker in Vijayawada is yet to be opened. All this is besides a number of accounts in various banks and insurance policies. Assets unearthed so far are worth about Rs. 93 lakhs as per documents seized and with a possible disproportion of about Rs. 70 lakhs. Market value of the assets is about Rs. 4 crores. The A.O will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Investigation is under progress.

SRI G.GOVINDARAJAN, SUB-TREASURY OFFICER, MADAKASIRA OF ANANTHAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri G.Govinda Rajan, Sub-Treasury Officer, Madakasira of Ananthapur district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Nazeer Ahmed Jan, Typist of MPDO Office, Amarapuram on 16.06.2009 at 4.25 P.M for doing official favour of issuing of cheque book pertaining to the office of MPDO, Amarapuram. Tainted currency of Rs. 500/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of A.O. at his instance. Chemical test conducted on both his hands and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the ACB Special Court, Hyderabad.

AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OFFICER, MANDAL AGRICULTURE OFFICE, SHANKARAMET (RURAL) MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Akula Narender, S/o Bucha Goud age 31 years, Agricultural Extension Officer, Mandal Agricultural Office, Shankarampet (R), Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 12.30 P.M. on 16.6.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing a cheque worth Rs. 6000/- pertaining to the Honorarium which the complainant was awarded for being the Best farmer for the period September, 2008 to February, 2009.Tainted amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Akula Narender at his instance. Chemical test conducted on both hands of Sri Akula Narender and inner linings of his wearing right side pant pocket yielded positive result. Sri Akula Narender is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

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

Sri G. Hari Seshu Ramana Rao, Senior Assistant, O/o Forest Range Officer, Visakhapatnam has been dismissed from service by the Chief Conservator of Forests, Visakhapatnam following his conviction by the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, the above was trapped on 14.5.2003 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- including the share of Rs. 2,000/- of another officer from the complainant for recommending and issuing felling order to cut teak trees grown in patta lands of the complainant.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt.A.Jhansi Lakshmi Kumari, former Junior Assistant of Revenue Divisional Office, Narasaraopet, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Collector and District Magistrate, Guntur district following her conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Smt. A.Jhansi Lakshmi Kumari, former Junior Assistant of Revenue Divisional Office, Narasaraopet, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB Officials on 05.11.1999, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from the complainant for doing official favour of in processing her application for renewal of license for sale of Diwali crackers.

SECRETARY, AGARICULTURAL MARKET, CHITYAL, NALGONDA DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri. K.Yadagiri Reddy, Secretary, Agricultural Market Committee, Chityal, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 11.10 A.M on 16-06-2009 at his Office, Agricultural Market, Chityal, when he demanded and accepted Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. A.Kishan Prasad, Trade License holder, Agricultural Market, for renewal of license and not writing for cancellation of the Trade License of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on the both hands fingers of the A.O yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. The Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri B.Rama Krishna, Mandal Surveyor, O/o M.R.O. Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 4.2.2004 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for preparing a sketch and to submit a report to the M.R.O. for issuing “Title for patta produce”, for cutting the teak trees grown in the agricultural lands belonging to Smt. K.Nagamani (wife of the complainant).

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, AMBERPET, HYDERABAD DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B, TRAP CASE

Sri M.Lokanatham, formerly Mandal Surveyor, Office of Mandal Revenue Officer, Amberpet, Hyderabad district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Court in the ACB trap case.The Surveyor was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.1500/- for the offence U/s.7 of P.C Act, in default of payment of fine, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one month and also sentenced to undergo R.I. for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1500/- for the offence punishable U/s 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of P.C. Act,1988 and in default, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one month for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of preparing and submitting a favourable survey report to the M.R.O. for onward transmission to the Collector for obtaining N.O.C. required for reconstruction of his house.

PORT OFFICER, O/o COMMISSIONER OF PORTS, KAKINADA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Manam Venkata Krishna Mohan, Port Officer, O/o Commissioner of Ports, Kakinada, East Godavari District was trapped by the ACB officials of Rajahmundry Range on 15.06.2009 at 12.40 P.M. when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakhs only) from the complainant Sri Shaik Ahmed Alisha S/o Ahmed Sharief, aged 33 years, Director, Atlas Off Shore Services Pvt. Ltd., East Godavari District for showing the official favour of issuing permission for granting of place in the port area for repairing the Barge of the complainant. The Chemical test conducted on both the hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The surface of white paper where the bribe amount was placed in the left side table drawer yielded positive result. The accused officer produced tainted amount of Rs. 2,00,000/- from the left table drawer. Sri Manam Venkata Krishna Mohan, Port Officer, O/o Commissioner of Ports, Kakinada, East Godavari District has been arrested today and is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

GRADE-I EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SRI SATYANARAYANA SWAMY VARI DEVASTHANAM, BABAJIKONDA, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. Kona Suguna Sivani, age 35 yrs., Grade-I, Executive Officer of Sri Satyanarayana Swamyvari devasthanam, Babajikonda, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 13.00 Hrs. on 13.06.2009 at her office, when she demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- as bribe from the complainant Sri B.Gopikrishna, Owner of Bhuvaneswari Electrical works for issuing cheque worth Rs. 18,000/- pertaining to the electrical lighting arrangement at the temple. Both hand fingers of Smt Kona Suguna Sivani and the contact portion of the table drawer where the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the table drawer at her instance. Smt Kona Suguna Sivani is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, PATHIKONDA OF KURNOOL DIST.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Sub-Registrar Office Pathikonda of Kurnool district on 12-06-2009 at 3-45 P.M and Hugh unaccounted amount of Rs.2 ,29,440/- which was illegally collected from the parties who came for registration properties were seized during the Surprise Check. The Surprise Check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly and three private persons were unauthorisedly employed by the Sub-Registrar.

FORMER MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR, KUNDURPI MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S.Chandrasekhar, former Mandal Deputy Surveyor, Kundurpi Mandal, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri S.Chandrasekhar, former Mandal Deputy Surveyor, Kundurpi Mandal was trapped by the ACB officials on 30-12-2003 at his house at Kundurpi village, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- through Sri N.Mallesappa, a private person from the complainant for doing official favour of surveying his lands and that of his cousin.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT SURGEON, HANWADA MANDAL MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Bhanavath Bikya, S/o. Hanphya, age 30 years, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Hanwada Mandal, Mahabubnagar district demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant at Veterinary Hospital, Hanwada (M), Mahabubnagar District at 11.10 A.M. on 12.06.2009 for doing an official favour of sending the postmortem report of a she- buffalo to the Insurance Company for claming insurance amount of Rs.10,000/- pertaining to the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Bhanavath Bikya at his instance. Both hand fingers and the inner linings of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Bhanavath Bikya which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test.Sri Bhanavath Bikya is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE &ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, O/o. TAHSILDAR, JANGAON, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kunda Mahendra, S/o. K.Rama Rao, age 43 years, Mandal Surveyor, O/o. Tahsildar, jangaon, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at H.No.2-10-77/1, Behind Bus Depo, Jangaon on 10-6-2009 at 18.00 Hrs when he demanded and accepted Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour to issue panchanama and Sketch Map of land survey report on the land of the complainant bearing Suvey No.266 of Pathypalli (V), Mulugu (M), Warangal District. Tainted amount of Rs.500/- was recovered from the left side T Shirt pocket of Sri Kunda Mahendra at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Kunda Mahendra and the inner flap of his left side T Shirt Pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Kunda Mahendra is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES 80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI CHALUMURI SANTI SWAROOP, FOREST RANGE OFFICER, PADERU, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by the ACB Officials over the Residential House of Sri Chalumuri Santi Swaroop, S/o Late Ramana Murthy, age 41 years, Forest Range Officer, Paderu, Visakhapatnam District on 11.06.2009 at Visakhapatnam and his relatives residences at Viizianagaram District. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rupees Eighty Lakhs. The total assets include (10) Ten plots at Vizianagaram Town, (2) Two Flats in Visakhapatnam, 44 acres of agricultural land in Vizianagaram District, Gold weighing 70 tulas and silver weighing 1 kg all together worth Rs. 5 lakhs, Promissory Notes worth Rs. 3 Lakhs, LIC policies worth Rs. 5 Lakhs, Chit Funds and Fixed Deposits worth Rs. 3 Lakhs, one Hyundai Accent Car, 1 Jeep, 3 Motor Cycles and Household articles worth Rs. 3 lakhs. Sri Chalumuri Santi Swaroop is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

HEALTH OFFICER, KAPRA DIVISION, GHMC, HYDERABAD IS IN ACB NET

Dr. M.Ravikumar, Asst. Medical Officer of Health, Kapra Division, GHMC, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at about 06.30 P.M. on 10.06.2009 at his Office, Kapra, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri P.Sunil Kumar, for issuing Trade License in the name of Tourist Security Services. The bribe amount was accepted by A.O-2 Sri P.Sri Ramulu, Sanitary Worker on the instructions of A.O-1 Dr. M.Ravikumar, Asst. Medical Officer of Health, Kapra Division, GHMC, Hyderabad. Chemical test conducted on the both hands fingers of the A.O.-2 yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O-2. Both the Accused Officers are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI BUNGA VISWANATHAM, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, IRRIGATION, VAMSADHARA PROJECT, HIRAMANDALAM DIVISION, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Bunga Viswanatham, S/o. Late Adinarayana, age 55 years, Assistant Engineer, Irrigation, Vamsadhara Project, Hiramandalam Division, Srikakulam Dist and those of his friends and relatives residences in Srikakulam Town and at Narsannapeta on 10-06-2009. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.80 lakhs (Rupees eighty lakhs only). The total assets include (5) (Five) plots in Srikakulam Town, a three storied building and a two storied building, both in Srikakulam Town, three Motor Cycles, Partnership in construction of one residential apartment complex and one chemical factory, one Wagon-R Car, cash of Rs.50,560/-, gold weighing 26 tulas, silver weighing 2 kgs, Insurances and bank balances worth Rs.2 Lakhs and house hold articles worth Rs.3,00,000/-. Sri Bunga Viswanatham is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

TYPIST, O/o. TAHSILDAR, GHANPUR STATION, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Immadi Sanjeeva, S/o. Devdas, age 56 years, Typist, O/o. Tahsildar, Ghanpur Station, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office on 9-6-2009 at 4.30 PM when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing pahani copies pertaining to the complainant and his wife.Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Immadi Sanjeeva at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Immadi Sanjeeva and inner linings of his left side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Immadi Sanjeeva is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, TORNALA & IRKODE VILLAGES SIDDIPET MANDAL, MEDAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gambheera Hanmanth Rao, S/o Vasudeva Rao, age 48 years, Village Revenue Officer, Tornala and Irkode Villages, Siddipet Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Raghavendranagar Colony, Siddipet Mandal, Medak district at 8.15 A.M. on 9.6.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees Two thousand Five Hundred ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing pahani of current year and obtaining the signature of the RDO, Siddipet on the title Deed of the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered from the top of a sofa set placed beneath a news paper at the residence of Sri Gambheera Hanmanth Rao. Chemical test conducted on both hands of Sri Gambheera Hanmanth Rao and contact portion of the sofa set and news paper yielded positive result. Sri Gambheera Hanmanth Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, ROADS & BUILDINGS, WARANGAL DIVISION IN ACB NET

Sri Jalagam Satyanarayana Rao, S/o Narasaiah, age 55 years, Executive Engineer, Roads & Buildings, Warangal Division was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office on 9.6.2009 F.N. when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,500/- (Rupees Seven Thousand Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of signing on the work agreement of Annual Maintenance of B.T. Road and issuing work order to the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs. 7,500/- was recovered from the right side back pocket of pant of Sri Jalagam Satyanarayana Rao at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Jalagam Satyanarayana Rao and inner lining of his right side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Jalagam Satyanarayana Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI R.ADINARAYANA, DISTRICT MALARIA OFFICER, OF KRISHNA DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

District Malaria Officer Sri R.Adinarayana of Krishna District was trapped on 8-06-2009 at 6-50 p.m at his office, when he demanded and accepted Rs.6,000/- as bribe from Sri Kondapalli Srinivas Rao, Mechanic, Office of the District Malaria Officer for the official favour of making the payment of Rs.12,474/- to the complainant towards the arrears claimed from May 2008 to May 2009.The phenolphthalein test yielded positive result on the fingers of his right hand. The bribe amount of Rs.6000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of Accused Officer. The A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Hon,ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER PERMANENTLY WITH HELD IN ACB CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh imposed the penalty of with holding of pension and gratuity in full permanently on Sri A.Ramulu, former Dy .Executive Engineer O/o Commissioner, Endowments Department, A.P., Hyderabad as he was found guilty of the offence by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad in a ACB trap case. Earlier, Sri A..Ramulu, former Deputy Executive Engineer O/o the commissioner of Endowments, Hyderabad was convicted and sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay fine of Rs.1000/- u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and 2 years rigorous imprisonment and to pay fine of Rs.2000/- u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act,1988, for having demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from a contractor for doing the official favour of giving disposal to the bill relating to the work of construction of a temple done by him.

SRI K. BALARAJU, MANDAL REVENUE SURVEYOR OF KODAMUR (M) IN A.C.B NET

Sri Kampagatla Balaraju, Mandal Revenue Surveyor of Kodamur (M), Kurnool district was caught red handed in the Agriculture fields of Prabhakarachary, Ammanaguntla (V) of Kodamur (M), when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Golla Ranganna S/o Pullana R/o Ammanaguntla on 08-06-2009 at 1-30 P.m for doing the official favour of measuring (surveying ) the land of the complainant’s father.Tainted Currency of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of A.O. at his instance.Chemical test conducted on both his hands and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result. A.O is being arrested and will be produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

WORK INSPECTOR,A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, JALUMURU MANDAL, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Cholla Srinivasa Rao, S/o Chinnappadu, age 29 years, Work Inspector, A.P. State Housing Corporation Limited, Jalumuru Mandal, Srikakulam district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 12.00 p.m. on 08-06-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of conducting field visit and submit a progress report to A.E., pertaining to a House allotted to the complainant under Indiramma Housing Scheme. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the back pant pocket of Sri Cholla Srinivasa Rao at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Cholla Srinivasa Rao and inner lining of the back pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Cholla Srinivasa Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court Visakhapatnam.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE, KAMAREDDY, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nellutla Suresh Babu, S/o Venkateswar Rao, age 55 years, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Kamareddy, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,100/- (Rupees three thousand one hundred) as bribe from the complainant on 6.6.2009 at 3.15 PM for doing official favour of forwarding Seed Renewal Licence to the Joint Director, Nizamabad.Tainted amount of Rs. 3,100/- was recovered from the diary placed on the office table of Sri Nellutla Suresh Babu in between Page Nos. 154 and 155. Chemical test conducted on Page Numbers 154 and 155 of the diary yielded positive result. Sri Nellutla Suresh Babu is being arrested and will be produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.17 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI RAMESWARAPU KOTESWARA RAO, DIRECTOR OF FACTORIES (RETD) HYDERABAD

The Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of disproportionate assets against Rameswarapu Koteswara Rao (Retd) Director of Factories, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering office, residential premises of A.O. at Hyderabad, the house of the A.O’s brother in-law father in-law of the daughter, mother-in-law and close relatives of the A.O at Kakinada, Vetapalem, Pedapudi, Rajahmundry, Sarpavaram, Ongole, Begumpet, Nallakunta, Malkajgiri etc., which resulted in unearthing of disproportionate assets worth Rs. 1.17 crores (One crore seventeen lakhs).The accused officer possessed 4 house sites at Kakinada, two sites at Hyderabad, one site at Vizag, Two storied building at Kakinada, two flats at Hyderabad, agricultural land measuring 25 acres at Kakinada, Doddiguta, Pedapudi, Samalkota and Sarpavaram of East Godavari District, Gold articles worth Rs. 9,30,000-00, Silver Articles worth Rs. 1,00,000-00 and balances in various banks of Rs. 10,00,000-00. The accused officer possessed one Maruti car bearing No. AP 09 AJ 7155 and Kinetic Honda Motor cycle bearing No. AP 21 C 8425.Besides the above the accused officer pain an amount of Rs. 5,30,749-00 towards LIC policies premiums. The accused officer invested an amount of Rs. 1,40,000-00 in Shriram chits, and an amount of Rs. 2,00,000-00 in ICICI Tax saving bonds. He also paid Rs. 20 lakhs as advance to purchase of flats at Hyderabad. The accused officer was arrested and being produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.Total assets of A.O. Rs. 1,17,000-00.The market value of these asses will be Rs. 5 crores 40 lakhs.

MEDICAL OFFICER, PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE, PRATHIPADU, GUNTUR DISTRICT (CONVENER, HOSPITAL DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY) IN ACB NET

Dr. G.Rama Krishna, Medical Officer, Primary Health Centre, Prathipadu, Guntur district (Convener, Hospital Development Society), was trapped by DSP, ACB, Vijayawada on 05.06.2009 at 8 P.M., in Aneesha Nursing Home, Old Guntur, Where he is a consultant, and where he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from Sri Ch. Srinivasulu of Srinagar Colony, Guntur for doing an official favour of obtaining approval from RDO, Guntur and giving appointment order to Smt Ankala Nagalakhsmi, wife of Sri Ch. Srinivasulu, as ANM-II in PHC, Prathipadu. The tainted bribe amount was seized, at his instance, from his left side table drawer. Connected file is also seized. Dr. G.Rama Krishna was arrested and is being produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Investigation is in progress.

RETIRED HEAD MASTER PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Sri V.C. Hanumanthu, former Head Master, M.P. Elementary School (Retd), Thimmapuram, Kambadur Mandal, Anantapur District was awarded the punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently, for misappropriation of Govt. funds, following his conviction by the Addl.Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, a case was registered against Sri V.C. Hanumanthu former Head Master, M.P, Elementary School (Retd), Thimmapuram, Kambadur Mandal, Anantapur District and others for misappropriation of Government funds.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, III- TOWN P.S, ELURU TOWN W.G .DISTRICT IN ACB NET

On 5-06-2009 at 9-40 A.M Cheepu Rama Rao, Sub-Inspector of Police-III Town P.S, Eluru Town W.G Dist was trapped at his office by ACB officials of Eluru Range, Eluru, when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- through (AO2) Kommoji Madhu P.C.1805 from the complainant Sri Gottipati Venkateswar Rao of Eluru for releasing the car of the complainant and taking action against the Accused Auto driver involved in Cr.No.104/2009 u/s 337 IPC of III Town Police Station, Eluru.The chemical test on right hand fingers of AO2 yielded positive results and the tainted amount was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the AO2. Both AO1 & AO2 are arrested and are being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (HOUSING), VIZIANAGARAM URBAN, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Pallantla Subrahmanyam, S/o Satya Venkata Kamaraju, age 46 years, Assistant Engineer (Housing), Vizianagaram Urban, Vizianagaram district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at the office of D.E (Housing), Kanapaka, Vizianagaram in the late hours on 2.6.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of preparing the bills of 12 beneficiaries of Indiramma Housing Scheme of 38 Ward, Vizianagaram. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket at the instance of Sri P.Subrahmanyam and right hand fingers of Sri Pallantla Subrahmanyam and inner lining of the right side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Pallantla Subrahmanyam was arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, ENFORCEMENT, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Bhanoth Bhadru Naik, S/o Dasu Naik, age : 43 years, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Enforcement, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials in the late hours on 2.6.2009 in Karimnagar Town when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,500/- (Rupees Seven Thousand Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of returning the certificate of registration and driving licence pertaining to the driver of the complainant which was seized by Sri Bhanoth Bhadru Naik, MVI on 16.05.2009.Tainted amount of Rs. 7,500/- was recovered from the rear right side seat of the car of Sri Bhanoth Bhadru Naik at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Bhanoth Bhadru Naik and the contact portion of the seat cover of the car on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Bhanoth Bhadru Naik was arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. During the search of the car, an amount of Rs. 1,85,500/- was found, out of which Rs. 67,100/- is the compounding amount of vehicles and the remaining amount of Rs. 1,18,400/- was found excess and unaccounted for by M.V.I when compared with the Vehicle Check Report book. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A.P MINORITY FINANCE CORPORATION LTD, KARIMNAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohd Sarwar Miya, S/o Ankoos, age 47 years, Executive Director, A.P. Minority Finance Corporation Limited , Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 4.55 PM on 2-06-2009 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of releasing the budget worth Rs.15,000/- towards subsidy component pertaining to loan for establishing a Motor Rewinding Shop by the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the right side table draw of Sri Mohd Sarwar Miya at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Mohd. Sarwar Miya and the identity card on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Mohd Sarwar Miya is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI MYLA LAKSHMANA SWAMY, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P. STATE HOUSE CORPORATION LIMITED, KOTHAPETA SUB-DIVISION OFFICE RAVUALAPALEM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Myla Lakshmana swamy, Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P. State House Corporation Limited Kothapeta Sub-Division, office at Ravualapalem, East Godavari District, was trapped by the ACB Officials of Rajahmundary Range on 02-06-2009 at 1.50 P.M when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2,000-00 (two thousand rupees only) from the complainant Kandregula Srinivasa Rao, S/o Late Ramadasu, Age/ 32 years, Tailor, R/o, Eethakonta village, Ravulapalem Mandal, East Godavari district for showing official favour of processing the housing loan final settlement bill of the complainant. The chemical test conducted on his right hand yielded positive result . One of the mediators recovered the tainted amount of Rs.2000-00 from the right side upper steel surface of the drawer below the table of the accused officer. Sri Myla Lakshmana Swamy, Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P, State Housing Corporation Limited, Kothapeta Sub-Division, office at Ravulapalem East Godavari District was arrested on 02-06-2009 and is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 86 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KODURI MAHESH, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the residence of Sri Koduri Mahesh, S/o Sri Kanakaiah, age 47 years, Deputy Superintending Engineer, Irrigation Department, (GVC-IV), LMD Colony, Karimnagar District on 2.6.2009 at his house and his relatives houses at Karimnagar District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 86,00,000/- (Rupees Eighty Six Lakhs Only). The total assets include 10 (Ten) plots at Karimangar and Hyderabad, 5(Five) Houses at Karimnagar, Warangal and Hyderabad, 4 acre 16 Guntas of land at Karimangar, One Maruthi Wagon R, One Hero Honda Motor Cycle (Passion), Postal Term Deposits worth Rs. 2,40,000/-, Net cash of Rs. 35,000/-, 102 Tulas of gold, Bank balances worth Rs. 2,24,595/- in various Banks and house hold articles worth Rs. 3,08,550/-. Sri Koduri Mahesh is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT OF CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS, SRISAILAM KURNOOL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Additional Special judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri K.Chandra Mouli (A.O-1) formerly Office Superintendent O/o Conservator of Forests and Field Director Project Tiger, Kurnool district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable 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 Sri K.Chandra Mouli (AO-1) formerly Office Superintendent O/o Conservator of Forests and Field Director, Project Tiger, Kurnool district was trapped on 27-12-2004 at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of putting up a file relating to his departmental action to the Conservator of Forests.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT OF DISTRICT MEDICAL AND HEALTH OFFICER KURNOOL CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE.

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri V.Andraiah, Office Superintendent, O/o District Medical and Health Officer, Kurnool and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable 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 Sri V.Andraiah, Office Superintendent O/o District Medical and Health Officer, Kurnool was trapped on 7-02-2004 at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant, for doing the official favour of sanctioning annual increment of the complainant from 8/2003.

MAY - 2009

SRI BHUPATHI SRIHARI, PROFESSOR IN PHYSIOLOGY KHAKATIYA MEDICAL COLLEGE, WARANGAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B.

Sri. Bhupathi Srihari, Professor in Physiology, Khakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Warangal District was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.80,000/- from the complainant Dr.G.Jayaprakash, Tutor in Physiology on 30-5-2009 at about 07.30 PM at his clinic for awarding pass marks in viva-practical examination of M.D., Physiology which is scheduled on 1st June,2009 and is to be attended by the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of Sri.Bhupathi Srihari, (Accused Officer) yielded positive result. The A.C.B. officials recovered the above trap amount of Rs.80,000/- at the instance of the Accused Officer. The A.O has been arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYATRAJ, SUB-DIVISION, KATHIPUDI, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nagireddy Srinivasa Bulli Sathiraju, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayatraj, Sub-division, Kathipudi, East Godavari District was trapped by the ACB officials of Rajahmundry Range on 30.5.2009 at 3 P.M. when he further demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 20,000/- (Twenty thousand rupees only) from the complainant Sri Gollapalli Narasimha Murthy, S/o Achuta Rama Rao, age 32 years, Cultivation, vice-president , Peddanapalli village, Yeleswaram Mandal, East Godavari District for showing official favour of doing check measurements of 3 C.C. Roads works of Peddannapalli Village and processing the bills of the complainant. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the accused officer yielded positive result and inner lining of wearing shirt left side pocket of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the A.O. by one of the mediators and tallied with the numbers noted in the pre-trap proceedings. Sri Nagireddy Srinivasa Bulli Sathiraju, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayatraj, Sub-division, Kathipudi, East Godavari District was arrested on 30.5.2009 and being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GONEPALLY VILLAGE & MANDAL MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Neelam Yadagiri, S/o. Mallaiah, age 40 yrs, Village Revenue Officer, Gonepally Village & Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at H.No. 11-2-92, Bharat Nagar, Siddepet, Medak District at 7.50 A.M. on 30-5-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of submitting an enquiry report to Tahasildar in respect of possession of land belonging to the complainant for obtaining loan in the bank. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the top of the table from the kitchen room of the residence of Sri. Neelam Yadagiri at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri.Neelam Yadagiri and the contact portion of the table top yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Neelam Yadagiri Kumar is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI D.RAMA KRISHNA RAO, FOOD INSPECTOR AND SRI K.CHANDRA SEKHARA RAO, ATTENDER, O/o ASSISTANT FOOD CONTROLLER, GUNTUR IN ACB NET

On 29.05.2009 Sri D.Rama Krishna Rao, Food Inspector, Division-II, O/o Assistant Food Controller, Guntur and Sri K.Chandra Sekhara Rao his attender were trapped at the residence of Food Inspector in the pent house in Balaji Estates, Ashok Nagar, Guntur when the former demanded a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant Sri K.Rama Koteswara Rao, a kirana merchant from Vemavaram village in Piduguralla Mandal, Guntur district and directed his attender to accept the same for doing the official favour of not sending the samples of ‘Dalda’ that were collected by the Food Inspector during an inspection of the shop of the SrI K.Rama Koteswara Rao and for not booking a case in that issue. Sri K.Chandra Sekhara Rao, the attender also demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from the complainant to cooperate with him in this issue. The tainted bribe amount of Rs. 2300/- was seized at the instance of the attender from underneath a mattress on a cot in the bed room of the Food Inspector. Connected documents were seized. Sri D.Rama Krishna Rao, Food Inspector and Sri K.Chandra Sekhara Rao, his attender were arrested on 29.05.209 and they are being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Investigation is in progress.

SRI RACHURU SRINIVASA PRASAD, MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR & D.SUDHAKAR REDDY, VRO, GOLAGAMUDI (V) V.SATHRAM (M) OF NELLORE DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Rachuru Sivarama Prasad (A.O-1), Mandal Revenue Inspector, V.Sathram (M) of Nellore District was caught red handed by the ACB officials in the car shed adjacent to his residence at Nellore when he accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand only) which was demanded by both A.O-1 and A.O-2 Sri D.Sudhakar Reddy, Village Revenue Officer of Golagamudi (V) as bribe from the complainant Sri Yeluru Suresh R/o Golagamudi (V) of V.Sathram (M) on 29.5.2009 at 07.50 A.M. for doing official favour of releasing the tipper with load of gravel seized by the A.O-2. Tainted currency of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from the Car Shed in which the A.O-1 threw the tainted amount wrapped in a Proceedings paper at his instance. Chemical test conducted on the Proceedings paper which was used to warp the tainted amount yielded positive result. Both the Accused Officers are being arrested and will be produced before the ACB Special Court, Nellore.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri G.Hari Seshu Ramana Rao, Senior Assistant, O/o F.R.O. Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment 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. Earlier, the above was trapped on 14.5.2003 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- (including the share of Rs. 2,000/- for another officer) from the complainant for recommending and issuing felling order to cut teak trees grown in patta lands of the complainant.

I/c SUPERINTENDENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri T.Jaya Prakash Babu, I/c Superintendent, O/o Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri T. Jaya Prakash Babu, I/c Superintendent, O/o Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 11.12.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,050/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing the proceedings of the Special Officer Urban land Ceiling, Guntur for registration of the land admeasuring 300 Sq,.Yards in D.No. 269 of Koritepadu Village belonging to the younger daughter of the complainant.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GUDUR & MALLAPUR VILLAGES,KOTHUR MANDAL, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mangu Naveen Kumar S/o Tirumal Rao, age 32 years, Village Revenue Officer, Gudur and Mallapur Villages, Kothur Mandal, Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at Venkateswara Enterprises, Door No. 4-165, Kothur Main Road at 11.50 AM on 28.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees one thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of effecting the mutation and handing over the pattadar pass book and Title Deed to the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri Mangu Naveen Kumar and his left side shirt pocket in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Mangu Naveen Kumar at his instance. Sri Mangu Naveen Kumar is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, NAMUBOLU MANDAL, POTTI SRIRAMULU NELLORE DISTRICT WITHHELD IN ACB NET

Sri S.Parthasarathi Reddy, formerly Mandal Revenue Officer, Manubolu Mandal, Potti Sriramulu Nellore district (now retired) has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 7.5.2009 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo six moths rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- u/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and also sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000/- for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the PC Act, 1988. Earlier, the above M.R.O. was trapped when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant for providing land for road and drainage to his Aqua Farm.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, ROADS & BUILDINGS, GUDURU DIVISION, NELLORE DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri R.Rama Murthy Naidu, formerly Assistant Executive Engineer, Roads and Buildings and now working as Deputy Executive Engineer, Roads & Buildings was dismissed from service by the Government following his convicted by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 25,000/-.Earlier, this Bureau registered an assets case in Cr.No. 2/RCA-NNL/2000 against the above Accused Officer on the allegation of possession of disproportionate assets to the known sources of his legal income and filed charge sheet against him in the Court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore.

SENIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri K.Sukhayogi, Senior Assistant, O/o D.C.T.O., Steel Plant, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped on 5.11.2002 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour in reducing the levy of taxes on the eve of inspection conducted on the shop of the complainant.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, O/o SOCIETY FOR TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION, (YOUTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT) ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Allala Laxma Reddy, S/o Chandraiah, age 51 years, Chief Executive Officer, O/o Society for Training & Employment Promotion, (Youth Services Department), Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at 11.00 A.M. on 28.05.2009 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour to issue Proceedings for release of subsidy to the complainant under Rajiv Yuva Shakthi Scheme. Both hand fingers of Sri Allala Laxma Reddy and the inner linings of his left side pant pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket at the instance of Sri Allala Laxma Reddy. Sri Allala Laxma Reddy is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

CONVICTION OF HEAD CLERK O/o COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, ONGOLE CONFIRMED BY HIGH COURT IN ACB TRAP CASE

The A.P. High Court on 23.4.2009 dismissed the Criminal Appeal filed by Sri A.Venkateswara Rao, formerly Head Clerk, O/o Commercial Tax Officer, Ongole and confirmed the order of conviction passed by the trial court. The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted the above accused officer and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- each, U/s 7, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the A.O. was trapped by Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 6.10.1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 400/- from the complainant for doing official favour of processing his application relating to issue of Registration Certificate and getting permission from CTO-II Ongole and sending it promptly to the Additional ACTO-III, Ongole.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF ENDOWMENTS, ONGOLE PRAKASAM DISTRICT WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Sri J.Nageswara Rao, Assistant Commissioner, Endowments Department, Ongole, Prakasam District now retired has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 08.05.2009 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and also sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/-. Earlier, the above Assistant Commissioner was trapped by the ACB Officials on 23.1.1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant to accord permission to release funds for renovation of the temple.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE.

The Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Gora Rajsekhar, Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o. M.R.O., Vizianagaram and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment 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. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 4-2-2004 at his office by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of submitting the enquiry report to M.R.O. for issuance of legal heir certificate to the mother –in-law of the complainant.

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER, & LINE INSPECTOR, A.P.C.P.D.C.L AMBERPET HYDERABAD ARE IN A.C.B NET

Sri K.Bhaskar, A.A.E, & Sri.L.S.Chary, Line Inspector, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Amberpet, Hyderabad were trapped by the A.C.B, officials at about 2.45 P. M on 26-05-2009 at their office Amberpet, Hyderabad, when they demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.6,300/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. Md. Habeeb, for doing official favour of not booking a case of power Pilferage and for fixing of a new meter in the shop of the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers and inner flaps of the Sri. S.L.Chary (AO2) yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.6,300/- was recovered from the possession of A.O.2. Both A.O.1 & A.O.2 are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E &A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUPERINTENDENT AND SENIOR ASSISTANT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE.

Government of Andhra Pradesh withheld the full pension and gratuity of Sri S.Radhakrishna Murthy (Retd) former Superintendent O/o Executive Engineer, Dummugudem Project, Division-1, Khammam permanently and also dismissed Sri K.Ramakrishna Rao, former Senior Assistant O/o Executive Engineer, Dummugudem Project, Division -1, Khammam from the service following their conviction by the Prl.Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of the ACB on 18-10-2002 when the Superintendent demanded a bribe amount of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant for processing the medical reimbursement bill and accepted the same through the Senior Assistant.

SUB- INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND POLICE CONSTABLE-491 (WRITER), CHIVEMLA POLICE STATION, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mangalagiri Gangaji (AO-1) S/o. Chandoji, age 55 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Chivamla Police Station, Nalgonda district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at Chivemla Police Station at 12.45 hours on 25.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,500/- (Rupees Two thousand Five hundred) through Sri Dara Venkataratnam (AO-2), S/o.Venkatenarsaiah, age 41 years, police Constable No.491 (Writer), Chivemla Police Station, Nalgonda district as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of issuing copy of panchanama to the complainant pertaining to his damaged Auto bearing No.AP 27 V 5260 which had met with an accident. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered from the Almirah of A.O-2 at his instance. The Right hand fingers of Sri Dara Venkataratnam (AO-2) and the contact portion of the Almirah of A.O-2 in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Sri Mangalagiri Gangaji, Sub-Inspector of police (AO-1) and Sri Dara Venkataratnam, Police Constable No.491 (Writer) (AO-2) are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE &ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER, KHAMMAM IN ACB NET

Dr. Valagu Venkata Swamy Panduranga Vittal, S/o V.Venkata Swamy, age 58 years, District Medical & Health Officer, Khammam was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at 8.05 A.M. on 25.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of reinstating the complainant from suspension and issuing posting orders. Both hand fingers of Dr. Valagu Venkata Swamy Panduranga Vittal and the contact portion of the top of the table on which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 15,000/- was recovered from the top of the table at his instance. Dr. Valagu Venkata Swamy Panduranga Vittal is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, GURLA POLICE STATION,VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kasi Satyam, S/o Venkata Reddy, age 57 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Gurla P.S., Vizianagaram district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his Police Station, Gurla on 24.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees Four thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing copies of F.I.R., and Inquest Report pertaining to the complainant’s mother Smt. K.Asaramma who died on 15.05.2009 in a road accident for claiming insurance. The left hand fingers of Sri Kasi Satyam and the contact portion of the left side table drawer on which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 4,000/- was recovered from the left side table drawer at his instance. Sri Kasi Satyam was arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

MANDAL EDUCATION OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri B.Duryodhan, Mandal Education Officer, Pendurthi Mandal, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment 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. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 31.7.2003 at his residence by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,00/- from the complainant for doing official favour of giving salary certificate to the complainant’s wife.

SRI G.PRATAP, ASST. ENGINEER, SOCIAL WELFARE DEPT. NIZAMABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Pratap, Assistant Engineer, Social Welfare Department, Nizamabad was caught red handed at his residence in Chandra Sekhar Colony, Nizamabad, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Sore Shankar S/o Vittal, Gangastan of Nizamabad on 22.05.2009 at 9.00 A.M. for doing official favour of recording of work done by the complainant in M-Book. Tainted currency of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from top of the table in the residence of A.O. at his instance.Chemical test conducted on the contact portion of the table top yielded positive result. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR, (ORIGINAL BRANCH) GUNTUR

On credible information a surprise check was conducted by the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Vijayawada Range, Vijayawada and his staff, on the office of the District Registrar, (Original Branch), Guntur on 20.05.2009 from 4.30 P.M. disclosed that the officials of the original branch collected Rs. 77,305/- as bribes through ten private agents from members of public who approached them for various registrations. The amount of Rs. 77,305/- is seized. Enquiry is in progress.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, POCHARAM, GHATKESAR MANDAL, R.R. DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P.Ramesh, Panchayat Secretary, Pocharam, Ghatkesar Mandal, R.R district was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 01:55 P.M on 20.05.2009 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant, S.Narsimha Reddy for doing official favour of approving plan for construction of his house at Annojiguda village. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive results and the bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR OF POLICE, C.C.S, VISAKHAPATNAM IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T.M.S. Prakash, Circle Inspector of Police, C.C.S., Visakhapatnam was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 07:30 P.M on 19-05-2009 at his residence when he demanded and accepted Rs.80,000/- as illegal gratification, from the complainant, Sri Srinivas for doing the official favour of not implicating the complainant in a cheating case booked against his friend. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of A.O. yielded positive results and the bribe amount of Rs.80,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The concerned file relating to the complainant was seized from the Office of the A.O. An amount of Rs.1,57,000/- cash, 317 grams of gold worth of Rs.1,98,000/- Fixed deposits to the tune of Rs.8 Lakhs were also seized from the house of the A.O. The A.O. was arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, MEDIPALLY VILLAGE, RAMAGUNDAM (M), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kosunam Ravinder @ Chinna Ravi, S/o Sri Balram, age 32 years, Village Revenue Officer, Medipally Village, Ramagundam (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at 9.00 A.M. on 19.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,000/- as bribe to do the official favour of mutating the name in favour of the brother-in-law of the complainant in the Revenue Records and issuing the Pahani. Tainted amount of Rs. 6,000/- was recovered from the top of a table at the residence of Sri Kosunam Ravinder at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Kosunam Ravinder and the portion of table top which came into contact with the tainted currency when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Sri Kosunam Ravinder is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ DIVISION CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri M.Rama Subba Reddy, formerly Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Division, Kurnool and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and also to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable 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 Sri M.Rama Subba Reddy, formerly Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Division, Kurnool was trapped on 19-02-2004 at his residence when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10000/- from the complainant, a contractor to send a pending bill of his towards laying of two road works and construction of a culvert to the pay & Accounts office.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE BIBIPET POLICE STATION, DOMAKONDA (M), NIZAMABAD DIST, IN ACB NET

Sri Bujjannagari Venugopal, S/o. Rangaiah, age 56 years, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Bibipet Police Station, Domakonda (M), Nizamabad district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the Police Station at 12.30 P.M. on18-05-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of supplying a copy of FIR and other documents to the complainant pertaining to an accident case in which he was a victim”. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side pant pocket of Sri Bujjannagari Venugopal which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Bujjannagari Venugopal at his instance. Sri Bujjannagari Venugopal is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Ratna Raju, Junior Assistant, B-Section, Office of the Executive Director, S.C. Corporation Society Limited, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment 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. Earlier, the above A.O.1 was trapped on 8.12.2003 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for himself and also for Sri Balla Rajeswara Rao, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (AO-2), O/o Executive Director, S.C.Corporation, Visakhapatnam at his instance, at his office for doing the official favour of processing the loan application for sanction.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER (ASSESSMENT) CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Ramachandram, Divisional Engineer (Assessment), Himayathnagar, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 2500/- for the offence U/s 7 of P.C. Act, and in default of payment of fine to undergo R.I. for a period of two months. The Special Judge also sentenced him to undergo R.I. for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 2500/- for the offence punishable U/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two months. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the Divisional Engineer was trapped by the A.C.B. officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of reviewing the provisional assessment order of the Asst. Divisional Engineer and considering his unit as Small Scale Industry.

SRI B. VASANTHA RAO, V.R.O DEGAPUDI (V) PODALAKUR (M) OF NELLORE DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Battu Vasantha Rao, Village Revenue Officer, Degapudi (V) of Podalakur (M) of Nellore district was caught red handed at his Private Room at Podalakur, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Vanipenta Adiseshareddy R/o Podalakur on 15-05-2009 at 12.25 A.M for doing official favour of processing the application for issue of Pattadar Passbook & Title deed.Tainted currency of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of A.O at his instance. Chemical test conducted on both hands, yielded positive result. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the ACB, Special Court, Nellore.

SELECTION GRADE SECRETARY (GAZETTED), AGRICULTURE COMMITTE YARD,GADIANNARAM, HYDERABAD, IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri G.Vishwanadham, Selection Grade Secretary, Agriculture Market Committee Yard, Gadiannaram, Hyderabad was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted a BRIBE of Rs.2,00,000/- from the complainant Sri. Md. Ghouse on 15-05-2009 at about 12.50 hours in his office for processing and issuing license as fruit commission agent and establishing shop inside the Fruit Market. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of Sri G.Vishwanadham, (Accused Officer) yielded positive result . The A.C.B officials recovered the above trap amount of Rs.2,00,000/- at the instance of the Accused Officer. The relevant papers relating to the official favour have been seized from his possession. He is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH ABOUT RS. ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI M.KONDA REDDY, GENERAL MANAGER, HYDERABAD METRO WATER BOARD, HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri M.Konda Reddy, General Manager, Hyderabad Metro Water Board, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Flat No.504, Anand Plaza Residential Building Complex, Lakdikapool, Khairatabad on 14.05.2009 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth about Rs. One Crore. The assets include the above residential flat, 13 house plots at Chengicherla, Serilingampally, Raidurg etc., in prime localities of R.R.District , 13.07 acres of agricultural land at Nagarkunta, Shahabad Mandal etc., immovable properties worth over Rs.99,69,000/- (Rupees ninety nine lakhs sixty nine thousands only). The market value of these properties would be about Rs. 5.00 Crores. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 1,00,000/-, Gold ornaments 615 gms worth Rs. 3,92,000/-, 880 grams of Silver articles worth Rs. 6,000/-, one Santro Car worth Rs. 4,00,000/-, one Honda Activa motor cycle worth Rs. 35,000/-, house hold articles to the tune of Rs. 5,01,180/-, Bank balances of Rs. 50,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs.14,34,180/- (Rupees fourteen lakhs thirty four thousand one hundred and eighty only). The searches are in progress. The accused officer was found to have disproportionate assets to a tune of Rs. 1.00 crore. Accused officer is being arrested and produced before the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

SRI C.P.MADDILETY, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, CAMPS & BUILDING, SUB-DIVISION-1, SRISAILAM PROJECT, KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri C.P.Maddilety, Deputy Engineer, holding full additional charge of the post Executive Engineer, Camps & Building, Sub-Division-1, Srisailam Project, Sunnipenta, Srisailam (M) Kurnool District was caught red handed at his office chamber, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.V.M.Venu Gopal Rao, Asst. Engineer, Dams & Maintenance Circle, Srisailam Project, Sunnipenta presently working as Asst. Engineer (O.D) in Camps & Buildings Sub-Division, Srisailam project in the later hours on 12.05.2009 for doing official favour of issuing L.P.C. (Last Pay Certificate) to the complainant.Tainted currency of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the left side table drawer of A.O. at his instance. Chemical test conducted on both hands, and the paper in which the tainted amount was wrapped yielded positive result. A.O. was arrested and produced before the A.C.B Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI M.SRINIVASULU, A.C.T.O, RAYACHOTI, KADAPA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri M.Srinivasulu, A.C.T.O, Rayachoti O/o.C.T.O., Rajampeta, Kadapa district was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand Only) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.Abdul Sattar, Proprietor of Sony Raj Cinema theater R/o Rayachoti on 12-05-2009 at 15.00 hrs for doing the official favour of helping him in reducing the tax arrears and also in getting his N.S.C. Bonds(worth about 23,200/- ) which were deposited with the department released. Tainted currency of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the hand bag of A.O. at his instance. Chemical test conducted on both hands yielded positive result. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the ACB, Special Court, Nellore.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, MAHATMA GANDHI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Pendyala Muralildhar Rao, S/o Amrutha Rao, age 49 years, Senior Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Warangal district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office on 12.05.2009 at 11.40 A.M. when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing and preparing pass orders of medical reimbursement bill of Rs. 27,327/- of the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs. 1,000/- was recovered from the right side Pant pocket of Sri Pendyala Muralidhar Rao at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Pendyala Muralidhar Rao and inner lining of right side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Pendyala Muralidhar Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR, CHOPPADANDI CIRCLE,KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Chatla Vijay Kumar, S/o Venkatram, age 46 years, Circle Inspector, Choppadandi Circle, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at 10.30 A.M. on 12.05.2009 at Circle Office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees Twenty Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of not initiating further action in Cr.No. 59/09 u/s 447,427 IPC of Choppadandi P.S. against the complainant and owner of JCB Poclainers. Right hand fingers of Sri Chatla Vijay Kumar and the paper on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from the office table drawer in the presence of mediators. Sri Chatla Vijay Kumar is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI- CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES 30 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI CHOWDARY PURUSOTHAM NAIDU, ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, O/o COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the Residential Houses of Sri Chowdary Purusotham Naidu, S/o Chowdary Tejeswar Rao, age 47 years, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, O/o Commercial Tax Officer , Srikakulam district on 12-05-2009 in Srikakaulam and his relatives residences in Srikakaulam Town and Visakhapatnam City. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rupees Thirty Lakhs. The total assets include (3) Three Plots in Srikakulam Town, two 2 storied Building in Srikakulam town, One 2 storied Building in Visakhapatnam City, gold weighing 10 tulas W/Rs.60,000/- LIC premia paid Rs.68,000/-, Bank Balance W/Rs.23,000/- and Household articles Worth Rs.3 Lakhs. Sri Chowdary Purusotham Naidu is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI- CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI MALLA MAHESWAR RAO ,CIRCLE INSPECTOR OF POLICE, YELAMANCHILI,VISAKHAPATNAM CITY.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the Residential House of Sri Malla Maheswar Rao S/o. Late Satya Rao, age 42 years Circle Inspector of police , Yelamanchili, Visakhapatnam District on 12-05-2009 at Visakhapatnam City and his relatives residences in Visakhapatnam, Yelamanchili, Pendurthi of Visakhapatnam district. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rupees One Crore. The total assets include Twenty Nine plots in different places at Bheemili, Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam, (1) One Building in Visakhapatnam City, (1) One Maruthi Car, (1) One Honda Activa Scooty, Gold weighing 20 tulas W/Rs.1,20,000/-, LIC premia paid Rs.5 lakhs, promissory Notes W/Rs.5 lakhs, Chit funds W/Rs.1 lakh, Bank balance W/Rs.1 lakh, Household articles worth Rs.2 lakhs and Net Cash of Rs.1,35,000/-.The market value of the Immovable Assets unearthed would be worth over Rs.3 Crores.Sri Malla Maheswar Rao is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL SURVEYOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri B.Rama Krishna, Mandal Surveyor, O/o. M.R.O., Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to undergo one month simple imprisonment U/s.7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special judge further sentenced the A.O. 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 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 above Accused Officer was trapped on 4-2-2004 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for preparing a sketch and to submit a report to the M.R.O. for issuing Title for patta produce for cutting the teak trees grown in the agricultural lands belonging to Smt. K.Nagamani (wife of the complainant).

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (RETIRED) STOPPED IN FULL PERMANENTLY IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Government of A.P., issued orders withholding entire pension and gratuity of Sri P.L. Rajeshwara Rao, Executive Engine erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (Retired) in full permanently following conviction in a trap case. Earlier the Executive Engineer was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- each for the offence U/s.7 of P.C. Act, and also 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of P.C. Act,1988 for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a Civil Contractor for doing the official favour of issuing work order, and allotting tender works in future.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KANCHANBAGH POLICE STATION, HYDERABAD, IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Ramakrishna Reddy, S.I. of Police, Kanchanbagh Police Station, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 09.05.2009 at 1245 Hrs. when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri Istiyaj Ahmed at Police Station, for doing the official favour of providing bail in a case against the family members of the complainant. Both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result when conducted chemical test and bribe amount was recovered from his possession. The accused is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE, III TOWN P.S. VISAKHAPATNAM CITY IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Balivada Venkata Guru Prasada Rao, Inspector of Police, III Town P.S., Visakhapatnam City was caught red handed on 9.5.2009 at his residence, while accepting a bribe of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lakhs) from the complainant Sri M.Bapayya Chowdary S/o Late Somanna, Ameerpet, Hyderabad to do an official favour to settle a site dispute to an extent of 400 Sq. Yds. situated in S.No. 54/1&2 at Polamamba Temple, Pedawaltair, Visakhapatnam. The tainted amount of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lakhs) was recovered from top of Chemistry text book (Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools) kept on the teapoy at the instance of Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao. The right hand fingers of Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao and top of the text book on which currency was kept, yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The Accused Officer Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao was arrested and will be produced before Hon’ble Court of III Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KANCHANBAGH POLICE STATION, HYDERABAD, IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Ramakrishna Reddy, S.I. of Police, Kanchanbagh Police Station, Hyderabad was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 09.05.2009 at 1245 Hrs. when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand) as bribe from the complainant Sri Istiyaj Ahmed at Police Station, for doing the official favour of providing bail in a case against the family members of the complainant. Both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result when conducted chemical test and bribe amount was recovered from his possession. The accused is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE, III TOWN P.S. VISAKHAPATNAM CITY IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Balivada Venkata Guru Prasada Rao, Inspector of Police, III Town P.S., Visakhapatnam City was caught red handed on 9.5.2009 at his residence, while accepting a bribe of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lakhs) from the complainant Sri M.Bapayya Chowdary S/o Late Somanna, Ameerpet, Hyderabad to do an official favour to settle a site dispute to an extent of 400 Sq. Yds. situated in S.No. 54/1&2 at Polamamba Temple, Pedawaltair, Visakhapatnam. The tainted amount of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lakhs) was recovered from top of Chemistry text book (Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools) kept on the teapoy at the instance of Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao. The right hand fingers of Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao and top of the text book on which currency was kept, yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The Accused Officer Sri B.V.G.Prasada Rao was arrested and will be produced before Hon’ble Court of III Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SOCIAL WELFARE, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Perika Yadagiri, S/o late Buchaiah, age 42 years, Junior Assistant, O/o Deputy Director, Social Welfare, Nalgonda District demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand) as bribe from the complainant on the road opposite to Canara Bank, RP Road, Nalgonda District at 12.30 P.M. on 8.5.2009 for doing an official favour of handing over a cheque of Rs. 36,80,132/- pertaining to SC Scholarship amount of 6 colleges of Lumbini Educational Society, Bhongir. Both hand fingers and the inner linings of left side pant pocket of Sri Perika Yadagiri which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 50,000/- was recovered from the residence of Sri M.Harinath who is a relative of Sri Perika Yadagiri from his house in Linewadi colony, Nalgonda. Sri Perika Yadagiri is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER MANDAL SURVEYOR, KUNDURPI MANDAL AND A PRIVATE PERSON ANANTAPUR DISTRICT WERE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced Judgment on 27-4-2009 convicting the Accused Officer-1 Sri S.Chandrasekhar, Mandal Surveyor, Kundurpi Mandal Anantapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for each offences Under Section 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 suffer three months simple imprisonment respectively under each offence. Further, the Addl. Spl. Judge sentenced the Accused-2 Sri N.Mallesappa, private person to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-for the offence punishable u/s 12 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Earlier, Sri S.Chandrasekhar, former Mandal Deputy Surveyor was trapped by the ACB officials on 30.12.2003 at his house at Kundurpi village, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- through Sri N.Mallesappa a private person from the complainant for doing official favour of surveying his lands and his cousin.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON THE O/o REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER, NANDIGAMA, KRISHNA DISTRICT

On credible information a surprise check was conducted on the office of the Regional Transport Officer, Nandigama, Krishna District on 07.05.2009 evening by the DSP, ACB, Vijayawada Range, Vijayawada. The surprise check disclosed that the RTO and two MVIs engaged services of private persons and used them as agents to collect bribes from members of public for doing official favours. Unaccounted and excess amount of Rs. 38,190/- (rupees thirty eight thousand one hundred and ninety only) was found with three private agents and at various places in the office. This was in addition to government cash of Rs. 74,355/- that was found tallied and returned. A few paper slips with details of collection of excess amounts were found with the agents. Connected records and excess cash of Rs. 38,190/- were seized. Enquiry is in progress.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 88 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI T.MAHESWAR, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P.HOUSING CORPORATION, MANCHIRYAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri T.Maheswar, Executive Engineer, A.P. Housing Corporation, Manchiryal, Adilabad District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office at Manchiryal and residence at Meenakshi Estates, Kompally, R.R. District etc., on 07.05.2009 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 88,36,800/-. The assets include one house G+2 at Kompally, one shopping complex at Ameerpet, one house under construction at Pet Basheerabad, three house plots each one at Hayatnagar, Kukatpally & Patanchervu) and 3.03 acres of agricultural land near Patanchervu. All immovable properties worth over Rs. 81,86,700/- (Rupees Eighty one lakhs eighty six thousand seven hundred only). The market value of these properties would be about Rs. 3 Crores. He is found in possession of Gold ornaments of 880 grams worth Rs. 4,67,000/-, fix deposits in Margadarshi, U.T.I. & payment of Insurance worth of Rs. 8,07,100/-, one Maruthi car worth Rs. 2,38,000/-, One Honda Shine Motor Cycle worth Rs. 75,000/-., Bank balances of Rs. 43,000/-, house hold articles to the tune of Rs. 2,20,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs. 18,50,100/- (Rupees Eighteen lakhs fifty thousand one hundred only). The searches are in progress. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 88,36,000/- (Rupees Eighty eight lakhs thirty six thousand only). The accused is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

THIRTY FIVE GHMC OFFICERS PUNISHED ON ACB REPORT

The Government have issued thirty five G.Os. imposing the punishment of “Censure” on thirty five GHMC officials based on the report of Bureau. The Bureau in its report, dt.23/1/2008 pointed out that following the trap of a Senior Assistant of GHMC, Malkajgiri Circle on 26-7-2007 by the ACB for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/-, all the remaining GHMC officers of that Circle including the Deputy Commissioner D.John Samson abruptly left the office without any prior intimation to or permission from their superiors. The government have taken a very strong view of this enmasse absenteeism on the part of the thirty five government servants and have punished them with “Censure” based on the report of the DG, ACB.

SRI SHAIK ABDUL REHMAN, SECRETARY, PRIMARY AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT SOCIETY, HUKKAMPETYA, RAJAHMUNDRY, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET.

Sri Shaik Abdul Rehman, Secretary, Primary Agricultural Co-Operative Credit Society, Hukkampetya, Rajahmundry, East Godavari district was trapped by the ACB official of Rajahmundry Range on 05-05-2009 at 12.30 P.M when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.2,600/- (Two thousand Six hundred only) from the complainant Sri Vasireddy Satyanarayana S/o Chandrayya, age 58 years, Cultivation, Bommuru village Rajahmundry Rural East Godavari district for showing official favour of canceling the mortgage bonds which were executed at the Sub-Registrar Office, Seethanagaram at the time of sanction of loan amount of Rs.20,000/- on the lands of the wife of the complainant Smt Vasireddy Veeravani. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result and inner lining of wearing shirt left side pocket of A.O yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,600/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of A.O by one of the mediator and tallied with the numbers noted in the pre-trap proceedings. Sri Shaik Abdul Rahman S/oAbbas, aged 50 years, C/Muslim, Secretary P.A.C.S. Hukkampeta, Rajahmundry was arrested on 05-05-2009 and is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

FOREST RANGE OFFICER, BANSWADA RANGE, NIZAMABAD DIVISION, NIZAMBAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohammad Burhanuddin, S/o Muneeruddin, age 55 years, Forest Range Officer, Banswada Range, Nizamabad Division, Nizamabad district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials in the late hours on 01.05.2009 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 13,000/- (Rupees Thirteen thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing the official favour of signing on the Measurement Book pertaining to packing of saplings work under Vanasamrakshana Samithi , worth Rs. 1 lakh taken up by the complainant. Tainted amount of Rs. 13,000/- was recovered from underneath a Diary of A.O. at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Mohammad Burhanuddin and the surface of the table on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Mohammad Burhanuddin was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

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SRI BEEMANATHINI SREENIVAS, SENIOR ASSISTANT, PRIMARY HEALTH CENTER, PASARA(V) GOVINDARAOPET (M) OF WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Beemanathini Sreenivas, Senior Assistant of Primary Health Center, Pasara (V) of Govindaraopet (M) was caught red handed at his residence in Excise Colony, Subedari, Hanmakonda, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Bellam Konda Sudhakar Reddy S/o Bal Reddy, Assistant Para Medical Officer of the same P.H.C., on 30.04.2009 at 8.00 A.M. for doing an official favour of disbursing the salary in cash for the month of February, 2009 without depositing into the S.B A/C of the complainant. The tainted amount Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from between the banian worn by the A.O. and his stomach at his instance. Right hand fingers and the contact portion of Banian which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result, when subjected to chemical test. A.O. will be arrested and produced before the A.C.B Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI M.A.RASHEED, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF RAMAGUNDAM MUNICIPALITY IN ACB NET

Sri M.A.Rasheed, Deputy Executive Engineer of Ramagundam Municipality was caught red handed at his office of Public Health Sub-Division, Ramagundam of Karimnagar District, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri G.Rajinikanth, Civil Contractor of Godavarikhani on 30.04.2009 at 12.45 P.M. for doing the official favour of Check Measuring the work pertaining to laying of C.C. road in the 16th ward of Ramagundam Municipality by him. Tainted currency of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the right side wearing pant pocket of A.O. at his instance. Chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers and the inner lining of the pant pocket yielded positive result. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, DISMISSED FROM GOVERNMENT SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N.Krishan Prasad, former Assistant Engineer, O/o M.P.D.O., Gurajala, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the SPl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, Sri N.Krishna Prasad, Assistant Engineer was trapped by the ACB officials on 27-5-2004 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for doing the officials favour of submitting the bill along with M. Book to the Mandal Parishad Development Oficer, Gurujala for getting the amount released for the contract work viz construction of protection wall from S.C. Hostel to Yerukala Nagaiah house in Gurajala village.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF PANCHAYAT SECRETARY OF KORLAKUNTA, KADAPA DISTRICT WITH HELD IN ACB CASE

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

SRI. SASUBILLI NARAYANA RAO, S/O JAGANNADHA NAIDU, 48 YRS, ADDL DIRECTOR OF FISHERIES, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT, ELURU IN A.C.B NET.

On 27.4.2009 at 17.50 hours Sri Sasubilli Narayana Rao, s/o Jagannadha Naidu, 48 yrs, Additional Director of Fisheries, West Godavari district, Eluru was trapped by ACB Officials, Eluru Range, Eluru at the road margin opposite to State Bank of India, Main Branch, Eluru when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.3000/- from the complainant Sri. Adi. Gangadhara Rao, S/o Surya Rao 40 yrs Bricks Business, Bhimadole, West Godavari district for showing official favour for issuing no-objection certificate for developing fish tanks in the agricultural land of 4.50 acres in Rs No.657 of Lingmapadu village standing in the name of the wife of the complainant Smt. A.Krishna Kumari. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results. The Accused Officer received the bribe amount with his right hand kept the amount in his personal diary and handed over the diary to Sri Vasapalli Nageswara Rao, S/o.Late Guru Murthy 54 yrs, Assistant Inspector of Fisheries, Kovvali, W.G. district. The tainted currency was recovered from the personal diary of the AO which was handed over to Sri. Vasapalli Nageswara Rao. The serial numbers of the currency notes recovered were tallied with the serial numbers noted in pre trap proceedings. The chemical test conducted on the pages of the diary amidst of which the tainted currency was recovered also yielded positive results. The Accused Officer and Sri. Vasapalli Nageswara Rao were arrested on 27.4.2009 and will be produced before the Honorable court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 28.4.2009. Earlier a Regular Enquiry ordered vide RC No.26/RE-VVZ/2005 of Vizianagaram Range was conducted against the AO S.Narayana Rao on the allegations of misconduct and corruption allegations.

COUNSELLING & REHABILITATION OFFICER, A.P. VIKALANGULA CO-OPERATIVE CORPORATION, KADAPA DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri Shaik Darba Basha, Counseling & Rehabilitation Officer, Office of the district Manager, A.P. Vikalangula Co-operative Corporation, Kadapa was dismissed from service on 09-04-2009 by the Managing Director, A.P. Vikalangula Co-operative Corporation Hyderabad following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 29-01-2003 when he demanded accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing the loan application of the wife of the complainant for sanction of margin money by the department for drawing loan of Rs.25,000/- for running a kirana shop.

DEPUTY TAHSILDAR AND TYPIST, O/o. TAHSILDAR, VELDURTY, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Mohammad Sharif Khan (AO-1) S/o. Mohmmed Ahmed Khan, age 54 years Deputy Tahsildar, Office of the Tahsildar, Veldurthy, Medak district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 12.30 hours on 25.04.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/-(Rupees Three thousand ) through Sri Makalallu Ranganath (AO-2) S/o.Sayanna, age 52 years, Typist, Office of the Tahsildar, Veldurthy, Medak district as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing Agricultural Assessment Certificate to the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the table drawer of Sri Makalallu Ranganath at his instance. The contact portion of the inner side of the table drawer on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Mohammad Sharif Khan, Deputy Tahsildar (AO-1) and Sri Makalallu Ranganath (AO-2), Typist is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

REVENUE DIVISONAL OFFICER, NAGARKARNOOL MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri Jhonson (AO-1) Revenue Divisional Officer, Nagarkarnool Mahaboobnagar district was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 06:15 PM on 24-04-2009 at his office, when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. Vikram Goud for issuing permission of conversion of agricultural land to residential area. Tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the Sri. Khaja Wahiuddin, (A2) private driver who accepted the same as per the instructions of the R.D.O. The relevant file is seized from the office of the A.O-1. AO-1 & A-2 were arrested and are being produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, TRIBAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT, UTNOOR, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB. NET

Sri. Mokarala Sridhar S/o.Subrahmanyam, age 56 years, Deputy Director, Tribal Welfare Department, Utnoor, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at 0900 hours on 24-04-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of issuing proceedings for sanction of 7 days Earned Leave from 17-03-2009 to 23-03-2009”. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from underneath a table cloth at his instance. Right hand fingers of Sri Mokarala Sridhar and the surface of the table on which the tainted currency was kept underneath a table cloth yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Mokarala Sridhar is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

HEAD MASTER, MARTINE HIGH SCHOOL, MUSHEERABAD, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Syed Zafer, Head Master, Martinet High School, Musheerabad Hyderabad was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 3.10 PM on 23-04-2009 at the school, when he demanded and accepted Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Smt. M.Veeraraghava, retired teacher from the same school for giving the cheque of Rs.24,000/- pertaining to her earned leave encashment. A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- which was accepted by the A.O and handed over to his assistant to keep in safe custody has been recovered. A.O is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

Sri M.V.R.S. Prakash Babu, Deputy Executive Engineer, Vengalaraya Sagar project, Salur, Vizianagaram district was dismissed from Government Service as he was convicted by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases-Cum-III Addl.district & Sessions Judge, Visakhapatnam and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six month and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine , to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. He was also ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from Sri Kante Sankara Rao, Contractor of Vizianagaram to do the official favour of passing the bills for digging bore wells in his jurisdiction.

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

Sri M.Chinna Babu Asst. B.C. Welfare Officer, Srikakulam-II has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh after an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceeding, A.P, Hyderabad. Earlier the said Asst. B. C. Welfare Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 07/02/2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from Sri K.Venkata Rao, Warden, B.C. Boys Hostel, Ranasthalam of Srikakulam district for doing the official favour of not initiating any action on the irregularities noticed by him on his visit to B.C. Boys Hostel Ranasthalam. After completion of investigation by ACB, Govt. placed the Accused Officer on his defence before the T.D.P., AP. Hyderabad.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri G.Rami Reddy, formerly Inspector of Police, Traffic Police, Matwada Police Station, Warangal has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped on 29-07-2000 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.8,000/- from the owner of a lorry, which was involved in an accident, to release the lorry and to send the driver to the court without delay.

FOOD INSPECTOR AND LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, R.R.DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri N.Prabhakar Reddy, Food Inspector (Gazetted) and Local health Authority, Division-1, R.R. District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 1.55 P.M on 21-04-2009 at the Office, Local Health Authority, Narayanaguda, Hyderabad, when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri D.Soma Sekhar for renewal of licence of M/s. Dolphin Zebra Frozen foods (p) Ltd. A chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers and wearing left side pant pocket of the A.O yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the possession of the A.O. An amount of Rs.47,500/- in six wads was also recovered from the possession of the A.O. A.O is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl.Special Judge for S.P.E &A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT OFFICE OF THE SUB-REGISTRAR’S, TIRUPATI URBAN.

A Surprise Check was conducted on the office premises of Sub-Registrar, Turupati urban during the late hours on 20-04-2009. During the surprise check 09 Unauthorized document Writers/ private Agents were found in the premises of the said Office carrying cash of Rs.42,210/-, for which they have not given satisfactory account. The above money was collected as bribe from public who came to the office on various works and hence the same was seized. The Attendance Register of the Sub-Registrar’s office was also seized for further verification.

BILL COLLECTOR, HASANPARTHI GRAM PANCHAYAT WARANGAL DISTRICT, IN ACB NET

Sri Medipelli Sunil Kumar, S/o Agaiah, age 35 years, Bill Collector, Hasanparthi Gram Panchayat, Warangal district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office on 21-04-2009 at 9.10 AM when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of entering the name of the brother of the complainant in mutation register of Gram Panchayat records. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Medipelli Sunil Kumar at his instance. Both hand fingers of Sri Medipelli Sunil Kumar and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Sri Medipelli Sunil Kumar is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASST.PROJECT OFFICER, DISTRICT RURAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, MEDAK DISTRICT, SANGAREDDY IS IN A.C.B NET.

Sri B.Venkat Rao, Asst Project Officer, District Rural Development Authority, Sangareddy, Medak district was trapped by the A.C.B, officials at about 07-30 P.M on 17-04-2009 at his office, D.R.D.A., Sangareddy when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.8,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri. Karimuddin a physically handicapped person for processing and issuing the Handicapped Certificate. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.8,000/- was recovered from left side pant pocket of the A.O. The A.O. has been arrested and will be produced before the Hon,ble Prl .Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, KAC GOVERNMENT JUNIOR COLLEGE, NELLORE IN ACB NET

Sri Prasadam Lokeshwar Rao, S/o. Chengal Rayudu, age 32 years, Senior Assistant, KAC Government Junior College, Nellore was caught red handed by the A.C.B, officials in front of District Treasury Office, Nellore at 16.00 hours on 17-4-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.15,000/- (Fifteen Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e., “ as a reward for processing the salary arrears bill from September 2007 to February 2009 of the complainant’s wife Smt. P.Seshumani, Junior Lecturer, KAC Government Junior College Nellore”. Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and right side pant pocket of Sri Prasadam Lokeshwar Rao yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.15,000/- was recovered from the back side pant pocket of Sri Prasadam Lokeshwar Rao at his instance. Sri Prasadam Lokeshwar Rao is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

SRI G.RAMESH, I/C INSPECTOR, LEGAL METROLOGY (WEIGHTS AND MEASURES), GUNTUR AND SRI P.SYAM RAJU TECHNICAL ASSISTANT, O/O INSPECTOR, LEGAL MATROLOGY IN A.C.B. NET.

On 7.4.2009 at 9 PM Sri G.Ramesh, I/c Inspector, Legal Metrology (Weights and Measures), Guntur and Sri P. Syam Raju, Technical Assistant, o/o Inspector, Legal Metrology were trapped by DSP, ACB, Vijayawada, when the former demanded and directed the latter to receive bribe of Rs.2,500/- from complainant Shaik Ibrahim Khaleeullah, proprietor of Speed Systems, Guntur, a licensed weighting machine repairer for doing the official favour of stamping ten metallic stamping plates and issuing verification certificates. Tainted bribe amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered at the instance of the Technical Assistant from the Iron box kept in the locked almirah of the Inspector. The Inspector after receiving the bribe through the Technical Assistant, got stamped the ten metallic plates signed the ten verification certificates. The Technical Assistant handed over the ten stamped plates and certificates to the complainant.The technical Assistant demanded & accepted Rs.2,500/- for the 10 Verification certificates issued. Connected documents were seized Sri P.Syam Raju, the Technical Assistant was arrested on 8-4-2009 at 4 A.M and is being produced before the Hon,ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB cases, Vijayawada, Investigation is in progress.

BUILDING INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE.

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri R.Hrinayak , Town Planning Building Overseer, 44th Ward, Gopalapatnam, Municipal Corporation, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to undergo one month simple imprisonment U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the A.O. to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s. 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 26-12-2003 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of not initiating action against the complainant and not to harass him for construction of house in kothpalem Village without an approved plan.

NAYAKANTI KESAVULU SUB- REGISTRAR, STAMPS & REGISTRATION DEPT YEMMIGANUR, KURNOOL DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Nayakanti Kesavulu, Sub- Registrar, yemmiganur, Kurnool district was caught red handed in his Office i.e., O/o the Sub- Registrar, Yemmiganur when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- (Five thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri. V.G.R. Kodaiah, s/o V.G. Ramaiah R/o Yemmiganur, Kurnool district on 7.4.2009 at 15.15 hrs for doing the official favour of registration of the house of the complainant in the name of his son. Chemical test conducted on both his hands yielded positive result. The tainted amount was collected from the table drawer at his instance. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

FOREST BEAT OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B.TRAP CASE

Sri V.Naga Raju, Forest Beat Officer, Tajangi Forest Section, Chinthapalli Forest Range, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, the accused officer Sri V.Naga Raju, was trapped on 18.07.2002 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,700/- for doing the official favour of allowing the complainant and other tribals to continue PODU cultivation in forest land at Vanthala Mamidi village.

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

Sri M.Chinna Babu, Asst. B.C.Welfare Officer, Srikakulam-II has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh after an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P, Hyderabad. Earlier the said Asst. B.C. Welfare Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 07.02.2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from Sri K.Venkata Rao, warden, B.C.Boys Hostel, Ranasthalam of Srikakulam district for doing the official favour of not initiating any action on the irregularities noticed by him on his visit to B.C.Boys Hostel, Ranasthalam. After completion of investigation by ACB, Govt. placed the accused officer on his defence before the T.D.P., A.P. Hyderabad.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT O/o INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, PAMARRU, KRISHNA DISTRICT DISTRICT.

On credible information, on 6-3-2009 at 4-30 p.m. a surprise check was conducted on the office of Integrated Child Development Officer, Pamarru, Krishna district, by DSP, ACB, Vijayawada Range, which revealed that Smt.P.Rajeswari, CDPO, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Project, Pamarru, collected Rs.500/- each from Anganwadi Workers and Rs.300/- each from Anganwadi Helpers working under her in Pamarru, Gudlavalleru and Peddaparupudi Mandals in Krishna district, during the monthly meeting for April, 2009, held in her office (.) An amount of Rs.81,100/- was recovered from the possession of the CDPO, from her office table drawer (.) The amount was collected as commission/reward for Anganwadi Honourorium Arrears paid to the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers on 20-3-2009 from central budget for 9 months and from state share for 4 months (.) Enquiry is in progress.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT B.C.BOYS (A) WELFARE HOSTEL, SHANTHINAGAR, NALGONDA DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted on B.C. Boys (A) Welfare Hostel, Shantinagar, Nalgonda on 3-4-2009. As many as 75 Students were shown to be present in excess than the actual strength in the Hostel. Various other irregularities pertaining to Menu, Stock of provisions etc. were unearthed. The Surprise check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records like Visiting Notes, Stock Register, Attendance Register etc. have been seized for further verification. Enquiry is in progress.

SRI. MEESALA MOHANA PAPA RAO, S/O. LATE VENKATA RAO, 35 YRS, ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP EPDCL, RAGHAVAPURAM, CHINTALAPUDI MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

On 3.4.2009 at 14.25 hours Sri Meesala Mohana Papa Rao, S/o. Late Venkata Rao, 35 yrs. Additional Assistant Engineer, AP EPDCL, Raghavapuram, Chintalapudi Mandal, W.G.district was trapped by ACB Officials, Eluru Range at his residence when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.16,500/- from the complainant Sri. Ramba Narasimha Rao, S/o Suranna 40 yrs Pothunuru Village Chintalapudi Mandal West Godavari district for showing official favour of preparing estimate, obtaining the approval and installing agricultural service connection for the land of the complainant situated in Rs.No.445 of DN Rao pet Village, Chintalpudi Mandal, W.G.district. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results land the tainted amount of Rs.16,500/- was recovered from the right side shirt pocket of the wearing shirt of the Accused Officer. The serial numbers of the recovered currency notes were tallied with the numbers noted in the pre trap proceedings. The Accused Officer was arrested on 3.4.2009 and will be produced before the Honorable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 4.4.2009.

MARCH- 2009

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., NARAPALLY SECTION, R.R.DISTRICT (NORTH) CIRCLE, IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T.Srinivas, Addl. Asst. Engineer, Narapally substation, R.R.Dist., North Circle was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 11.45 A.M. on 31.03.2009 at his office, Medipally Substation, Narapally Section, R.R.District, when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri N.Ganesh Babu, Electrical Contractor for doing official favour of recording the M.Bs in respect of works executed, and forwarding the bills to A.D.E., Uppal. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Dr. K.Madhuri, Civil Assistant Surgeon, Government Hospital, Bheemunipatnam, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced her to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment 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. Earlier, the above accused officer was trapped on 19.11.2003 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for conducting caesarian operation and for giving better post operative treatment to the complainant’s brother’s daughter Smt. S.Rama Devi, who was admitted in the hospital for delivery on 18.11.2003.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTINATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.72.87 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI GAVINI PRASAD, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT , O & M DIVISION, NAGARJUNA SAGAR PROJECT, LINGAMGUNTLA NARASARAOPET, GUNTUR DIST.

On credible information, on 28-03-2009, a case of acquisition of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income was registered against Sri Gavini Prasad, Deputy Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department, O &M Division, Nagarjuna Sagar Project, Lingamguntla Narasaraopet, Guntur district by A.C. B., Vijayawada Range Simultaneous searches were conducted on 30.03.2009 in the residence of the Dy. E.E. in Vinukonda, Guntur district and seven other places of his relatives and friends in Vinukonda, Narasaraopet, Repalle and Vijayanagaram. Disproportinate assets worth about Rs.72.87 lakhs, including about 150 acres of land in Guntur and Prakasam districts, a house in vinukonda, two house sites in Hyderabad and Santhanuthalapadu in Prakasam district, gold and silver ornaments worth about Rs.4.65 lakhs, house articles valued at Rs.3.32 lakhs, bank balances of Rs.1.14 lakh, an Ambassador car, a jeep, two two-wheelers etc were unearthed. Investigation is in progress.

U.D. CHECKING INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SUPPLY OFFICER, VIJAYAWADA CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri V.Chakrapani, U.D. Checking Inspector, Office of the Assistant Supply Officer, Vijayawada and sentenced him to undergo simple 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 undergo simple imprisonment for three months. He was also ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Section 13(2) read with 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for three months Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said U.D. Checking Inspector was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000/- from Sri A.V.Subramanyam, F.P. Shop Dealer of Mogalrajapuram, Vijayawada for showing the official favour of issuing release orders of Public Distribution Scheme Rice, Wheat etc to his shop No.183.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, ARIKAYALAPADU (V), ENKOOR (M), KHAMMAM DISTRICT, IN ACB NET

Sri Settipalli Srinivas Rao, S/o Janaiah, age 38 years, Village Revenue Officer, Arikayalapadu (V), Enkoor (M), Khammam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Enkoor (V&M), Khammam District on 30.03.2009 at 8.15 AM when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “to record the name of the sister of the complainant in the revenue records and issue copy of pahani”. Both hand fingers of Sri Settipalli Srinivas Rao and the portion of the wall shelf and news paper which came into contact with tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered from the wall-shelf at the instance of Sri Settipalli Srinivas Rao. Sri Settipalli Srinivas Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, RAJUPALEM SUB-DIVISION AT SATTENAPALLY, GUNTUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

On 26-03-2009 at 6.15 P.M., Sri. N. Venkateswara Reddy, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Rajupalem Sub-Division at Sattenapally, Guntur district and Sri. T.Subba Rao, Work Inspector, Bellamkonda Section of the same Sub-Division were successfully trapped when the Deputy Executive Engineer demanded Rs. 20,000/- (Twenty Thousand Rupees) from Sri. Allu Sanjeeva Reddy, Convenor, Village Development Committee and contractor, resident of Peesapadu Village of Krosur Mandal of Guntur district for check measuring four different road works estimated at about Rs.10 lakhs, executed by the complainant in Krosur and Gudipadu Village and submitting the bills to Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Guntur. On the directions from the Deputy Executive Engineer the complainant paid the bribe to the Work Inspector who inturn handed over the same to the Deputy Executive Engineer, at his residence in Rishi Valley Homes, G.T.Road, Guntur. Phenolphthalein test proved positive on both the accused. The tainted amount was recovered from the pocket of Deputy Executive Engineer’s trousers. Both the accused are arrested. Investigation is in progress.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1.84 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI A.SURENDER RAJ, JOINT CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER, ZONAL OFFICE, A.P.POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, HYDERABAD.

The ACB registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri A.Surender Raj, Joint Chief Environment Engineer, Zonal Office, A.P.Pollution Control Board, Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at Vanasthalipuram on 26.03.2009 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 1.84 CRORE. The assets include four houses at Vanasthalipuram, two flats (one at Habsiguda & one at Uppal), 13 plots in R.R.District and Nalgonda District, 27 acres of agricultural land at Nerada Village, Chityal Mandal, Nalgonda District etc., immovable properties worth over Rs. 1.58 crore (Rupees one crore and fifty eight lakhs only). The market value of these properties would be about Rs. 3 Crores. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 2,60,000/-, Gold ornaments 1729 grms worth Rs. 11,75,000/-, five kgs of Silver articles worth Rs. 25,000/-, investments in LIC, ICICI Prudential, Chits etc., to the tune of Rs. 6,00,000/-, one Chverlot Car, one Tata Indica Car, One Bajaj Scooty worth Rs. 11,50,000/-. Bank balances of Rs. 4,00,000/-, house hold articles to the tune of Rs. 5,00,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs. 41,10,000/- (Rupees forty one lakhs and ten thousands only). The searches are in progress. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 1.84 Crores. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.55.00 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. YELAMANCHILI PRAKASA RAO, ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED, UNDRAJAVARAM, W.G.DISTRICT

The ACB registered a case of disproportionate assets against Yelamanchili Prakasa Rao, Assistant Engineer, A.P.State Housing Corporation Limited, Undrajavaram, West Godavari Dist. and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the residential house of A.O. at Tadepalligudem and his nearest relatives at Mudunuru, Agraharagopavaram Villages of West Godavari Dist. etc., which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 55.00 lakhs (Rupees fifty five lakhs).The assets include two houses at Tadepalligudem worth Rs. 29,89,000/-, House plot worth Rs. 4,51,000/- at Rangareddy, 6.10 acres of agricultural land worth Rs. 4,98,700/- in West Godavari District, FDRs in Banks worth Rs. 9,23,000/-, postal and bank recurring deposits worth Rs. 4,99,300/-. He is also found in possession gold of about 300 grams worth Rs. 1,97,000/-, one Hero Honda Motor Cycle worth Rs. 40,000/- and other house hold articles etc., worth Rs. 1,17,000/- all amounting to Rs. 57,15,300/-. The case is under investigation.

CONVICTION OF FORMER VILLAGE SURPANCH, KANUR CONFIRMED BY THE HIGH COURT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

Hon’ble High Court of Andhra Pradesh dismissed the Criminal Appeal filed by Sri Devabahuni Subba Rao, Village Surpanch, Kanur and confirmed his conviction and punishment by the trial court. Earlier, the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted him along with Sri T.Nageswara Rao, Executive Officer, and private persons S/Sri P.Nancharaiah and Sri Konekimalla Venkata Surya prakash Rao, Sri Munikamala Srinivasa Sai, private persons under Section 248(2) of Cr.P.C. and sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to under go simple imprisonment for 3 months Sri T.Nageswara Rao former Executive Officer and Sri D.Subba Rao, Village Surpanch were further sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence punishable under Section 477-A IPC and Section 13(2) read with 13(1) (c) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. All the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the Anti- Corruption Bureau had registered a case of criminal misconduct against Sri K.Nageswara Rao, Executive Officer and Sri D.Subba Rao, Surpanch and investigated into the allegation that both the officials in connivance with the private persons, fabricated false bills and misappropriated Rs.1,17,835/- in connection with the purchase of public health material Rs.4,03,355/- in purchase of electrical goods and Rs.10,889/- in connection of purchase of water works material. Based on the recommendation of the Bureau, they were prosecuted in a court of law.

TOWN PLANNING BUILDING OVERSEER, BHEEMUNIPATNAM MUNICIPALITY, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kanupuri Prabhakar Siva Prasad S/o Mruthunjaya Sarma, age 48 years, Town Planning Building Overseer, Bheemunipatnam Municipality, Visakhapatnam District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 1220 hours on 25.03.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand ) as bribe from the Complainant for doing the official favour of modifying the approved plan from Commercial to Residential. Right hand fingers of Sri Kanupuri Prabhakar Siva Prasad and inner linings of the right side back pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the right side back pant pocket at his instance. Sri Kanupuri Prabhakar Siva Prasad will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

FOREST SECTION OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri V.V.S. Nageswara Rao, Forest Section Officer, Mediwada Section, Chodavaram Range, Visakhapatnam district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, Sri V.V.S. Nageswara Rao, was trapped on 20.2.2003 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant as a quarterly mamools to carry out his business in wood without any hindrance and for not booking false cases.

SMT.H.VONNURAMMA, SENIOR ASSISTANT GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, ANANTAPUR, IN A.C.B NET

Smt H.Vonnuramma, Senior Assistant, Government Degree College Anantapur was caught red handed at her office cabin situated in the O/o Govt.Degree College, Anantapur, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees one thousand only) as bribe from the complainant C.G. Maruthi S/o Gangadarappa, age 21 years. II B.A. (E.H.P), Govt. College, Anantapur R/o 2-129-A, N/o Vaiasa (Vg), Amarapuram (M), Anantapur district on 24-03-2009 at 1130 hours for doing an official favour of delivering of cheque pertaining to the B.C. Scholarship of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on both right and left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from her possession at her instance. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

Sri. M. BULLIYYA DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, MINOR IRRIGATION, ITIKALAKOTA, POLAVARAM, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

On 23-03-2009 at 17.35 hours Sri. M. Bulliyya, Deputy Executive Engineer, Minor Irrigation, Itikalakota, polavaram, West Godavari district was trapped by ACB officials, Eluru Range at the residence of the complainant when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant Sri. Vipparthi Rambabu S/o. Late Venkanna, 61 yrs, agriculture, Pragadapalli Village, Polavaram Mandal, W.G. district for showing official favour for preparing and forwarding the bills worth Rs.1.90 lakhs relating to the complainant’s completed works. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results and tainted currency of Rs. 15,000/- was recovered from left side shirt pocket of the shirt of the Accused Officer. The serial numbers of the recovered currency notes were tallied with the numbers noted in the pre trap proceedings. The Accused officer was arrested on 23-03-2009 and will be produced before the Honorable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada on 24-03-2009.

SRI C.K. RAGHAVENDRA RAO, RETD. TAHSILDAR WORKING AS SUPERINTENDENT ON OUT SOURCING BASIS IN THE OFFICE OF LAND AUISITION FOR NATIONAL HIGH WAY Nos.7 & 18, KURNOOL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri C.K Raghavendara Rao, Superintendent, (Retired Tahsildar working as Superintendent on outsourcing basis) in the office of land acquisition for national High Way Nos. 7 & 18 was caught red handed in Collectorate premises, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only ) as bribe from the complainant Sri Shaik Chand Basha S/o late S.A. Gaffoor Miah, Advocate, Kallur, Kurnool Town on 21-03-2009 at 19.30 hrs for doing official favour of furnishing the certified copies of 42 Awards (orders) pertaining to the Land Acquisition of National High Way No.7 in between Mamidalalpadu (V) and Pealpully (V&M) Chemical Test conducted on both his hands and inner lining of right side trouser pocket and Kerchief which came in contact with the tainted amount yielded positive results. An amount of Rs.13,860/- which was found in possession of A.O along with the tainted amount for which he failed to give proper explanation was also seized A.O was arrested and produced before the Special court, for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri L.Ashok, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer Kowdipally, Medak District on 6.3.2009 and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- each for the offence u/s 7 & Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one month rigorous imprisonment. Both sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently. Earlier, the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped on 8.2.2002 by the officials of the A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour for making entries of particulars of land of complainant and his brothers in pahanies and ROR.

SRI KESAVA AMARNADH, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, OFFICE OF TAHSILDHAR,TIRUPATHI URBAN,CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Kesava Amarnadh, Village Revenue Officer, office of the Tahsildar, Tirupathi Urban, Chittoor district was caught red handed at his residence Door No. 7/55, Subba Reddy Nagar, Karakambadi Road, Tirupathi town, when demanded and Rs. 1,000/- and accepted an amount of Rs. 900/- (Rupees Nine hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Seelapalle Narendra Kumar, S/o Krishna Murhty of Tirupathi town on 20.03.2009 at 9.15 hrs. for doing official favour of conducting enquiry and to process the caste certificate application with his signature and recommendation to the Tahsildar. Chemical test conducted on his both hands yielded positive result and the tainted amount of Rs. 900/- was recovered from the A.O’s suitcase which was kept by him, at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Spl. Court, for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

FORMER MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR OF KALIDINDI MANDAL, KRISHNA DISTRICT DISMISSED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri Gurindapalli Aseervadam, formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor, Office of the Tahsildar Kalidindi mandal, Krishna district was dismissed from service consequent to his conviction by the court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada for the offences under section 7 & 13(1) (d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act,1988. Earlier, Sri Gurindapalli Aseervadam formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 18-3-2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from Sri Gorthi Radha Krishna for showing the official favour of surveying his land.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Ch. Purushotham, Mandal Revenue Officer, Koyyuru Mandal, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to undergo one month simple imprisonment U/s.7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the A.O. 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 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 above Accused Officer was trapped on 8-2-2002 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour in issuance of Integrated S.T. Caste Certificate to the complainant’s niece by name Gadiraju Papayyamma.

PROJECT DIRECTOR WOMEN AND CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government dismissed Smt. V.Venkata Lakshmi, Women and Child Welfare Department, Eluru, West Godavari Dist. from Govt. service as she was convicted by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months each, for the offence u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier Smt. V.Venkata Lakshmi, Project Director, Women and Child Welfare Department, Eluru was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 17.1.2004 at her office when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from Sri A.Mohana Purushotahama Rao, C/o Veni Kirana General Stores, Chintalapudi village and Mandal, West Godavari district for showing the official favour of issuing the work order and also placing indent for supply of broken wheat to 9 project officers in the district.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT OFFICE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, MACHERLA OF GUNTUR DIST.

On credible information, on 16.03.2009 at 8 P.M a Surprise Check was conducted on the office of the Motor Vehicle Inspector, Macherla in Guntur District by DSP, ACB Vijayawada Range. It was revealed that Sri D.Venkateswara Rao, MVI, utilized services of three private persons for collecting bribes from people who approached him for official favour like issue of learner’s licenses, fitness certificates and processing applications for driving licenses and vehicle registrations. An amount of Rs. 1,10,365/- that was collected as bribes through the private persons was seized from his office including Rs. 29,500/- from his brief case hidden in his car. This seized amount was five times the actual amount of Rs. 19,255 which is the prescribed fee to be remitted to Government. All concerned records and the excess cash were seized. Enquiry is in progress.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, MACHAPUR (V) MEDIPALLY (M) KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Velpuri Mohan Rao, S/o Amrutha Rao, age 57 years, Village Revenue Officer, Machapur (V), Medipally (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 12.30 PM on 14.3.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees Four thousand) as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour i.e. “ to forward the Title Deed of the complainant and to get the signature of Revenue Divisional Officer, Jagtial, Karimnagar district”. Both hand fingers of Sri Velpuri Mohan Rao and the contact portion of the table cloth when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 4,000/-was recovered from the top of the table at the instance of Sri Velpuri Mohan Rao. Sri Velpuri Mohan Rao was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 15.3.2009. Case is under investigation.

PROJECT OFFICER, INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RAYADURG, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Smt B.Gowramma, W/o Sri V.Nagaraju, age 57 years, Child Development Project Officer, Integrated Child Development Services, Rayadurg, Anantapur District was caught red handed at her residence, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand only) as bribe from the complainant, Smt Nayakula Marekka, W/o Sri N.Srinivasulu, age 25 years, D.No. 12-1-102, Kollapurammagudi, Rayadurg, Anantapur district on 13.03.2009 at 1700 Hrs. for doing an official favour of forwarding the “Girl Child Protection Scheme” application of the complainant to the higher authorities. Chemical test conducted on both right and left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from her possession at her instance. During house search of the A.O. an amount of Rs. 6,00,000/- was recovered from the steel almirah in the bed room of the A.O. for which the A.O. explained that the amount pertained to the salary arrears and T.A. of the Anganwadi workers of ICDS Project, Rayadurg. The amount of Rs. 6,00,000/ was taken into custody for further verification with the bank and ICDS authorities. The original “Girl Child Protection Scheme” application of the complainant was recovered from the steel almirah in the office room of the A.O. at the instance of the A.O. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER, VIZIANAGARAM DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt T.Shanta, Senior Assistant, Office of the District Medical and Health Officer, Vizianagaram district was dismissed from service by the Government, based on the recommendation made by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier the said Senior Assistant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 18.10.2002, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 600/- as bribe from the complainant Sri B.Rajasekhar Rao, MPHA (Male) for doing the official favour of handing over the Service Register together with the service regularization proceedings of the complainant. She was placed on her defence before Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings by the Government, as recommended by the Bureau.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KOTAPALEM VILLAGE, J.R.PURAM MANDAL, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Yadla Vaikuntam S/o Chinna Appaiah, age 50 years, Village Revenue Officer, Kotapalem Village, Ranasthalam Mandal, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his house at Venkatewara Colony, J.R.Puram, Ranasthalam Mandal at 1545 hours on 09.03.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour i.e. “ for issuing Land Possession Certificate and Adangal Copy. Right hand fingers of Yadla Vaikuntam and the contact portion of the floor on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the floor at his instance. Sri Yadla Vaikuntam is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-cum-III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

MANDAL SURVEYOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Lokanadham, Mandal Surveyor, Office of the M.R.O., Amberpet, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 1500/- for the offence u/s 7 of P.C.Act, and in default of payment of fine to undergo R.I for a period of one month and further sentenced him to undergo R.I for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1500/- for the offence punishable u/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one month. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Surveyor was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of preparing and submitting a favourable survey report to the M.R.O. for onward transmission to Collector for obtaining N.O.C. required for reconstruction of house of complainant.

FOREST SECTION OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri V.V.S.Nageswara Rao, Forest Section Officer, Mediwada Section, Chodavaram Range, Visakhapatnam district and sentenced him to undergo six month rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to undergo one month simple imprisonment u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the A.O. to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for three months 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 above Accused Office was trapped on 20.2.2003 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant as a quarterly mammols to carry out his business in wood without any hindrance and for not booking false cases.

MEDICAL OFFICER, A.P.S.R.T.C. REGIONAL DISPENSARY, ONGOLE PRAKASAM DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Dr. Swarna Naiomi, formerly Medical Officer, A.P.S.R.T.C., Regional Dispensary, Ongole Prakasam District and sentenced her to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced her to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment to pay a fine of Rs. 2000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier she was trapped by the ACB officials on 3.1.2003 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of conducting periodical medical examination and issuing fitness certificate.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF R.T.A. DEPARTMENT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for S.P.E.& ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri G.Venkateswarlyu, former Junior Assistant, O/o R.T.O., Nandyal, Kurnool district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 7 of P.C. Act 1988 and also to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w (1) (d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Further the Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & ACB cases, Hyderabad has also convicted A2 Sri J.Bal Obulesu, r/o Jellalla village, Gospadu Mandal, Kurnool district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 12 of P.C. Act 1988. Earlier, the Junior Assistant was trapped by the ACB officials on 17.12.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,700/- from the complainant at his office through Sri T.Bala Obulesu (a private person engaged by him) for doing the official favour of processing the file relating to issue of permit to the Motor Cab AP21 T 2088 of the complainant.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON WITHHELD PERMANENTLY IN ACB TRAP CASE

Dr. Md. Naseeruddin, former Civil Assistant Surgeon, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad was awarded punishment of withholding the pension and gratuity in full by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as he was found guilty of misconduct by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Civil Asst. Surgeon was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 2.12.2005 when demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 500/- from a patient of epilepsy, for doing official favour of issuing medical fitness certificate to him. After examining the report of ACB, Govt. placed the Civil Assistant Surgeon on his defence before the T.D.P., which conducted a detailed enquiry and found him guilty of misconduct.

SRI A.KONDAIAH, SUPDT. GOVT. SPECIAL HOME FOR BOYS, MANGALAM, TIRUPATHI OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Aitham Kondaiah, Superintendent, Govt. Special Home for Boys, Mangalam, Tirupathi, Dept. of Juvenile Welfare, Correctional Services and Welfare of Street Children (Ministry of Women & Child Welfare) was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 14,000/- (Rupees fourteen thousand only) as bribe from the Complainants 1) G.Lakshmipathi, 2) M.Ramana who are working as Supervisors on outsourcing basis, in the said Home (Rs. 7,000/- from each) on 7.3.2009 at 11.00 hours for doing an official favour of not sending any adverse report against them in connection with the escape of juvenile convict Parasuram of Kurnool on 07.02.2009 from the Juvenile home during their duty period. The escaped juvenile was traced on 17.02.2009 by the same Supervisors and was restored to juvenile home. Chemical test conducted on his both hands yielded positive result and tainted amount of Rs. 14,000/- was recovered from his pant left side rear pocket at his instance. The accused will be arrested and produced before the Special Court for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

CONVICTION AND SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE LOWER COURT CONFIRMED BY THE HIGH COURT AGAINST SRI LINGALA TIRUPATHAIAH, FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o REVENUE DIVISIONAL OFFICER, NARSARAOPET, GUNTUR DISTRICT.

The High Court of A.P confirmed the conviction and sentence imposed by the Trial Court on Sri Lingala Tirupathaiah, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Revenue Divisional Officer, Narsaraopet, Guntur district dismissing the criminal appeal filed by him before the High court of A.P. questioning his conviction and sentence imposed by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 21-12-2001. Sri Lingala Tirupataiah, Junior Assistant, Revenue Divisional Officer’s Office Narsaraopet, Guntur district was convicted and sentenced by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 21-12-2001 for the offences committed by him under the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988.

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

Sri B.Purushotham Rao, former Senior Assistant/ Temporary Joint – Sub- Registrar, Sangareddy, camp at Patancheru, Medak district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case by the Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B.Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Senior Assistant was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 10.10.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant for showing official favour of delivering the registered document. Subsequetly, he handed over the said bribe amount to his agent the second accused Vinay Sagar for safe custody.

LINE INSPECTOR AND LINEMAN, A.P.E.P.D.C.L. CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE.

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Y. Rama Raju, Line Inspector and Sri Shaik Razak, Lineman, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Marripalem, Visakhapatnam and sentenced them to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he ordered the A.Os. to undergo three months simple imprisonment for the offence U/s.13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer Sri Y. Rama Raju, Line Inspector and Sri Shaik Razak, Lineman, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Marripalem, Visakhapatnam were trapped on 19-2-2003 by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- for doing official favour in registering the application for domestic 3 phase electrical service connection to the house of the complainant.

PRINCIPAL A.P.S.R.T.C., ZONAL TRAINING COLLEGE, NELLORE DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri P.Ramavath Venkateshwarlu Naik, S/o. Rama Naik, age 50 years, Principal, A.P.S.R.T.C., Zonal Training College, Kakuturu, Nellore district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office in the late hours of 6.03.2009 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3000/- (Rupees Three Thousand ) from the complainant for doing an official favour of returning the original SSC, I.T.I. and Caste Certificates to the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri P.Ramavath Venkateshwarlu Naik and the inner flap of his left side shirt pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri P.Ramavath Venkateshwarlu Naik at his instance. Sri P.Ramavath Venkateshwarlu Naik was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, AP STATE HOUSING BOARD, UNDRAJAVARAM, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

On 6-03-2009 at 18.55 hours Sri Yalamanchilli Prasada Rao 46 yrs Assistant Engineer, AP State Housing Board, Undrajavaram, W.G. district was trapped by ACB Officials, Eluru Range at his office when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant Sri Basava Venkata Ganesh S/o. Rama Rao 39 yrs Korravarisavaram village Undrajavaram Mandal W.G. district for showing official favour for finalizing the housing bills under Indiramma Pathkam Pertainiing to Smt. K.Naga Lakshmi and S.Diva Krupa residence of Karravarisavaram village Undrajavaram Mandal W.G. district. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive results and tainted currency of Rs.6,000/- was recovered from left side shirt pocket of the wearing shirt of the Accused Officer. The serial numbers of the recovered currency notes were tallied with the numbers noted in the pre trap proceedings.The Accused officer was arrested on 6.03.2009 and will be produced before the Honorable Court of special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases Vijayawada on 7-03-2009.

FOREST RANGE OFFICER, JAGTIAL RANGE AND FOREST SECTION OFFICER, NERELLA SECTION, JAGITIAL RANGE OF KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mittadoddi Venkata Sudheer, (AO-1), S/o. Ramanaiah, age 50 years, Forest Range Officer, Jagitial Range, Karimnagar district and Sri Chandrapalaka Jaya Prakash, (AO-2), S/o. Srinivas, age 44 years, Forest Section Officer, Nerella Section , Jagitial Range, Karimnagar district were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials in the office chamber of AO-1 on 6-3-2009 when they demanded and accepted Rs.30,000/- (Rupees Thirty Thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing the official favour of “implementing the orders of the Divisional Forest Officer, Karimnagar- West and un sealing the saw-mill of the complainant”. Both hand fingers of Sri Chandrapalaka Jaya Prakash (AO-2), his left side shirt pocket and right side rear pant pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- intended for AO-2 was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of AO-2 and Rs.25,000/- intended for AO-1 was recovered from the right side rear pocket of AO-2’s trousers at his instance. Sri Mittadoddi Venkata Sudheer (AO-1) and Sri Chandrapalaka Jaya Prakash (AO-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case in under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT– CUM – RECORD ASSISTANT, O/O, TAHSILDAR, WARGAL MANDAL, MEDAK OF SANGAREDDY IN ACB NET.

Sri Kothuru Shanti Kumar, S/o. Jattappa, age 50 years, Junior Assistant cum - Record Assistant, O/O. Tahsildar, Wargal Mandal, Medak was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 11.30 AM. On 5-03-2009 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.700/- (Rupees Seven Hundred) from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing pahani copies “ to the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri Kothuru Shanti Kumar and the inner flap of the right side rear pant pocket of Sri Kothuru Shanti Kumar which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.700/- was recovered from the right side rear pant pocket of Sri Kothuru Shanti Kumar at his instance. Sri Kothuru Shanti Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PRINCIPAL AND STORE KEEPER OF GOVT. INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE CONVICTED IN ACB CASE.

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for Speedy Trial of Case of Embezzlement of Scholarship Amount in Social Welfare Department, Hyderabad, convicted S/Sri K.Raj Vittal, former Principal of Govt. ITI (Girls) and Sri M.Deva Das former Sr.Asst/Store Keeper and sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- each and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C.Act,1988 r/w 34 IPC. Earlier the above said officials on receipt of the budget to a tune of Rs.22 Lakhs under world Bank Fund, under Plan and non-Plan category purchased items like Computers, Electronic items, Instrument mechanism etc., by splitting their financial limit and at exorbitant rates many times higher than the prevailing market rates and caused pecuniary loss of Rs.4,75,716/- to the Government Ex-chequer and thus pecuniary advantage to them, hence a case was registered and investigated by the Officials of this Anti-Corruption Bureau.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER & SENIOR ASSISTANT OF O/O. M.P.D.O., KAAMREDDY (M), NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Smt. Viriyala Rama Devi, (AO-1) W/o. Patanjali age 47 years Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Kamareddy, Nizamabad district demanded an amount of Rs.3000/- (Rupees Three Thousand) from the complainant and Sri Bandari Eswar, S/o. Venkaiah, 48 years, Senior Assistant . O/o Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Kamareddy, Nizamabad district (AO-2) accepted the bribe amount on the instructions of AO-1 at their office at 10.30 AM. On 3-3-2009 for doing an official favour i.e. “to drop action on the charge memo and to issue three months salary “ to the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri Bandari Eswar, (AO-2) and the ground on which the tainted currency was thrown when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result . Tainted amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the ground behind the office chamber of the MPDO at his instance. Smt. Viriyala Rama Devi, (AO-1) and Sri Bandari Eswar, (AO-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FEBRUARY- 2009

DEPUTY M.R.O. CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri G.Lalaiah, Dy.M.R.O., Moinabad(M), Ranga Reddy district 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 Section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 26.3.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant, for furnishing extracts of 1A and 1B Forms from the Records relating to the lands of to his wife in Survey No.20 of Nagireddyguda.

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

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.L. Rajeswara Rao, Executive Engineer M.C.H. Circle-II Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2500/- each for the offence U/s. 7 of P.C. Act, and also 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of P.C.Act,1988 and in default, to suffer rigorous imprisonment for one month each. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The amount of Rs.16,380/- seized from the Executive Engineer on the date of trap was ordered to be confiscated to the State. Earlier the Executive Engineer was trapped by the A.C.B. officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing work order & to give tender works in future.

FORMER, GUNTUR DISTRICT EXCISE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Saraswati Srinivasa Raju Formely Prohibition & Excise Inspector, Piduguralla, Guntur district. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he has to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of the P.C Act 1988 and he was further sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (d), r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier Sri S.Srinivasa Raju, formerly Prohibition & Excise Inspector Piduguralla was trapped by the ACB officials on 13-04-2004 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant Sri Jonnalagadda Hariprasad Proprietor of Sri Sai Krishna wines, Karampudi village, Guntur district for doing the official favour of not allowing another shop licensee of a neighboring village, to place their liquor bottles stock in the vicinity of his shop in karampudi village, which was otherwise detrimental to his business and also towards monthly mamools.

POLICE CONSTABLES – 1375 & 934 OF ELAMANCHILI TRAFFIC P.S., VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri M.Nageshwar Rao, age 40 years, police Constable – 1375 (AO-1) and Sri P.Satyanarayana, age 43 years, police Constable –934 (AO-2) both of Elamanchilli Traffic PS, Visakhapatnam district were trapped by the ACB Officials at the police Station at 21.20 hours on 25-02-2009 when they demanded and accepted Rs.18,000/- (Rupees Eighteen Thousand) as bribe through a private person by name Sri Bhima Reddy Naidu for doing official favour of releasing the owner-cum-driver of the Lorry bearing No.AP 27 V 1606 of the complainant. Both hand fingers of Sri Bhima Reddy Naidu and inner lining of right side back pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.18,000/- was recovered from the right side back pant pocket of Sri Bhima Reddy Naidu at his instance.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER/ PART –TME ASSISTANT & AGRICULTURIST/ PART-TIME WORKER OF MIRZAPUR VILLAGE, BIRPUR MANDAL OF NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Kommu Murali, (AO-1) S/o. late Kistaiah , age 61 years, Village Revenue Officer/part-Time Assistant of Mirzapur Villag, Birpur Mandal, Nizamabad district and Sri Gunti Srinivas, (A-2), S/o. Gangaiah, age 40 years, Agriculturist/ part-Time worker, Mirzapur Village, Birpur Mandal, Nizamabad district were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at their residence of AO-1 at Mirzapur Village at 10.00 AM. On 26-2-2009 when AO-1 demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,100/- (Rupees Two Thousand One Hundred) from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing pattadar pass book and Title Deed of the complainant later he handed over the bribe amount to G.Srinivas (A-2) for safe custody. Both hand fingers of Sri Kommu Murali, (AO-1)and Sri Gunti Srinivas,(A-2) and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Gunti Srinivas, (A-2) which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2,100/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Gunti Srinivas, (A-2) at his instance. Sri Kommu Murali, (AO-1) and Sri Gunti Srinivas, (A-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, RWS, ETURUNAGARAM (V &M), WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nookala Devender Reddy, S/o late Ramakrishna Reddy, age 47 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, RWS, Eturunagaram, Warangal District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Mahabubabad, Warangal District on 25.2.2009 at 5.35 P.M when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “in recording the check measurement of submersible pumps supplied by the complainant in the M.Book.” Both hand fingers of Sri Nookala Devender Reddy and the contact portion of the dining table top which came into contact with tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the top of the dining table at the instance of Sri Nookala Devender Reddy. Sri Nookala Devender Reddy was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER,C.K. DINNE, KADAPA DISTRICT AWARDED PENALTY OF REDUCTION TO THE LOWER POST IN SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri N.C. Penchalaiah, former Mandal Parishad Development Officer, C.K. Dinner, Kadapa district was awarded penalty of reduction to a lower post by the Government on 07-02-2009 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Produceedings in A.C.B. trap case. Earlier the M.P.D.O. was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 18.07.2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.1,800/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing cheques to the 18 beneficiaries of Road Krishnapuram village pertaining to subsidy granted by the Government for the construction of individual latrines in Rural Sanitation Scheme under Janmabhoomi Programme.

SENIOR ASSISTANT- I/C, MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR & ATTENDER OF OFFICE OF THE TAHSILDAR, MACHAREDDY (V) & (M), NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Arla Shyam Rao, (AO-1) S/o. Madhava Rao, age 55 years, Senior Assistant, I/c. Mandal Revenue Inspector, O/o. Tahsildar, Machareddy (V) & (M), Nizamabad district and Sri Bandameedi Lingam (A-2), S/o Pochaiah, Age 34 years, Attender, O/o. Tahsildar, Machareddy (V) & (M) Nizamabad district were caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at their office at 02.15 P.M. on 24.2.2009 when AO-1 demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred) as bribe from the complainant through (A-2) for doing an official favour of sending enquiry report to the Tahsildar for issue of pattadar pass book and Title Deed of the complainant. Both hand fingers and inner flap of the left side pant pocket of Sri Bandameedi Lingam (A-2) which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Bandameedi Lingam (A-2) at his instance. Sri Arla Shyam Rao (AO-1) and Sri Bandameedi Lingam (A-2) are being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE &ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.30 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI BATTU RAMANA, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, RWS, PARGI DIVISION, R.R. DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residence of Sri Battu Ramana, S/o. Zintha, age 45 years, Executive Engineer, RWS, Pargi Division, R.R. district on 20-02-2009 at Hyderabad, Khammam, Kodad and Pargi. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.30,00,000/- (Rupees Thirty Lakhs Only). The total assets include 1 (One) Flat in Hyderabad, 1 (One) House at Kodad - 7 (Seven) acres of agricultural land at kodad, 2 vehicles Gold worth Rs.1 Lakh, Bank balance worth Rs.5 Lakhs and house hold articles worth Rs.1.5 Lakhs. Case is under investigation.

I.T.I. PRINCIPAL AND SENIOR ASSISTANT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE.

Government of Andhra Pradesh withheld the full of pension and gratuity of Sri D.Sudarshan (Retd) former Principal of Government I.T.I., Kothagudem Khammam permanently and also dismissed Sri P.Mallesh former Senior Assistant of Government I.T.I., Kothagudem, Khammam from the service following their conviction by the Prl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a misappropriation case. A case was earlier registered by the Bureau against them for criminal misconduct as they split - up the bills so as to bring them within their financial powers and in collusion with suppliers purchased material at exorbitant rates and caused wrongful loss of Rs.13,20,583/- to the Government exchequer and pecuniary advantage to the themselves and others.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF SENIOR ASSISTANT WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Government have issued orders withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently of Sri V.Seshagiri Rao, former Senior Assistant O/o Executive Engineer (Housing), A.P., Housing Board Warangal, following his conviction by the court of Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 9-10-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a Headmaster for showing the official favour to hand over the possession letter of the house allotted to his sister.

FORMER DISTILERY MANAGER KCP LTD, VUYYUR, KRISHNA DISTRICT AND RETIRED PROHIBITION AND EXCISE SUPERINTENDENT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE.

Sri K.Chenchu Ramaiah, former Distillery Manager, K.C.P., Ltd., Vuyyuru, Krishna district retired Prohibition & Excise Superintendent was punished in ACB case by imposing punishment of 100% cut in pension and gratuity in full following his conviction by the Trial Court. Earlier a case on the allegation of possession of disproportionate assets against the above accused officer was registered and investigated into by this Bureau and found that he possessed disproportionate assets to a tune of Rs.36,61,284 -00

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, RAMACHANDRAPURAM (V) VIDAVALURU (M) OF NELLORE DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Avala Kistaiah, Village Revenue Officer, Ramachandrapuram (V) Vidavaluru (M) of Nellore district was caught red handed at Subbedarpet, Nellore town on the road when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,700/- (Rupees two thousand seven hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Poduru Babu, Fisherman R/o Venkatanarayanapuram (V) on 18.02.2009 at 14.00 Hrs. for doing the official favour of forwarding 9 applications to Dist. Collector for Financial Assistance from the Government as they lost livelihood due to modernization of Krishnapatnam Port. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive results and bribe amount of Rs. 2,700/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of the Sri Avala Kistaiah. He was arrested and will be produced before the ACB Special Court, Nellore.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, GRAM PANCHAYAT, K.SAMUDRAM STATION, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Badavath Venkateswarlu S/o Gopiya, age 35 years, Panchayat Secretary, K.Samudram Station, Warangal District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 1300 Hrs. on 18.02.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees Two thousand Five hundred) as bribe from the Complainant for doing the official favour of allotting House Number and entering the name of wife of the complainant in Gram Panchayat Records. Both hand fingers of Sri Badavath Venkateswarlu and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket at his instance. Sri Badavath Venkateswarlu will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 3.5 CRORE BELONGING TO SRI DARAM DASHARATHAM, MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, DRIVING TEST TRACK, NAGOLE, R.R.DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the Residential Houses of Sri Daram Dasharatham, S/o Rajaiah, age 51 years, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Driving Test Track, Nagole, R.R. District on 18.02.2009 at Himayath Nagar, Hyderabad and his relatives’ residence at Nalgonda. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rupees 3.5 Crores. The total assets include (11) Flats in different places – 2 (Two) at Himayath Nagar, 1 (One) in Secunderabad, 4 (Four) in Somajiguda, 3 (Three) in Begumpet, 1 (One) in Panjagutta, (07) Seven plots in different places – 6 (Six) in Hayath Nagar and 1 (One) in Bowenpally, 31.36 acres of Agricultural land in Harshaguda, Mamidipally villages of Saroornagar and Thipparthy Mandal of Nalgonda district, 1 (One) Shopping Complex in Gaddi Annaram; (3) three vehicles i.e. Indica Car, Ambassador car and Activa Scooty, Promissory Notes W/Rs. 48,00,000/-, (14) Insurance Policies and Bonds W/Rs. 9,75,000/-, Gold weighing 106 Tulas W/Rs. 7,42,000/-, Household articles Worth Rs. 2 Lakhs, Bank balance worth Rs. 7 lakhs in various banks and Net cash of Rs. 2,56,000/-. The market value of the Assets unearthed would be worth over Rs. 10 Crores. Case is under investigation.

SRI MUNIPALLI SATYA DEV, S/O VENKATESWARA RAO, AGE 54 YEARS, ASI, SB, PIDUGURALLA CIRCLE, GUNTUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

On 17-02-2009 at 2.25 p.m. Sri Munipalli Satya Dev, S/o Venkateswara Rao, age 54 years, ASI, SB, Piduguralla Circle, Guntur district was trapped at Flat form No.20, RTC Bus stand, Guntur by ACB Officials, Vijayawada Range Vijayawada when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant Sri Challa Srinivasa Reddy, S/o Venkata Reddy Age 34 years Karalapadu village piduguralla Mandal Guntur district for showing official favour for proceesing the passport application and SB Verification with regard to the passport of the complainant. The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of Accused Officer Sri Manipalli Satya Dev, S/o Venkateswara Rao, age 54 years, ASI,SB, Pidugurala Circle, Guntur district yielded positive result . The tainted bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from left side shirt pocket of the wearing of AO. The inner flap of shirt pocket of AO subjectd to chemical test and yielded positive result. The serial numbers of recovered tainted currency notes are tallied when compared with the numbers noted in the pre trap proceedings. The Accused Officer was arrested on 17-2-2009 and he is being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 18.2.2009

A.C.B UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.1.38 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI L. RAJESHSWAR REDDY, SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER (NSLI) IRRGIATION DEPT., NIZAMABAD OF NIZAMABAD DIST.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at various places in Hyderabad Town, Nizamabad, & Adilabad Districts, by A.C.B. officials, over the residential house of Sri L. Rajeshwar Reddy, Superintending Engineer, (NSLI) Irrigation Department of Pranahita - Chevella project, Nizamabad and his office as well as the house of his relatives, on 17-02-2009. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets, including one house site in Nizamabad, 2 Flats in Somajiguda & Lakadi-ka- pool Hyderabad and 4 ˝ acres of land at Ravilakol in Mechal, 28 acres land at Dilawaralpur (V), 45 acres in perimandal (V) of Adilabad District all worth Rs. 96.52 Lakhs as per documentary value. The market value of assets would be over Rs.3.50 Crores. Moveable properties worth Rs.39.73 Lakhs, include 9 bank balances in the name of A.O. and his family members containing deposits worth Rs.85,000/-; 1 Kg of Gold worth Rs.4.00 lakhs & 380 gms of Silver articles worth Rs.5,000/-; Cash found at residence is Rs.9.50 lakhs; Insurance premium paid Rs.2.00 Lakhs; House hold articles worth Rs.7.00 Lakhs; Hyundai Verna & Innova Cars worth Rs.7.00. & Rs.11.00 lakhs; Suzuki Samurai Rs.40,000/- were also found. Thus the ACB unearthed total assets to the tune of Rs.1.38 Crores during the searches. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF I.T.I OFFICIALS PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the pension and gratuity in full of S/Sri Shaik Mahaboob, former Asst. Director, Govt. I.T.I. (Old City), Hyderabad and M.R.Yethi Raju, former Office Superintendent, Govt. I.T.I. Alwal permanently, as they convicted by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier during the course of investigation into a case by ACB, the Accused Officers in pursuance of their common object, committed grave criminal misconduct and purchased tools and equipments beyond their financial limits and powers and at exorbitant rates and caused wrongful loss of Rs. 3,68,242-20 to the Government exchequer and corresponding pecuniary advantage to themselves.

SANITARY INDPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri P.Ramanjul Reddy, formerly Sanitary Inspector, Gaddiannaram Municipality, Ranga Reddy district 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 section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 22-9-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant, for showing official favour in recommending and getting sanction of drainage connection.

SRI D. LAKSHMI NARAYANA TAHSILDHAR, O.D CHERUVU MANDAL OF ANANTHAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri D.Lakshmi Narayana, Tahasildar, O.D. Cheruvu (M) of Anantapur District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees one thousand only ) as bribe from the complainant Sri K.Surya Narayana of Akuthotapalli(V) of O.D. Cheruvu (M) on 12-02-2009 at 1.10 P.M for doing official favour of issuing the release order pertaining to the subsidized rice and palm oil quota for the month of February, 2009 to the complainant. Chemical Test conducted on the right hand fingers and cotton swab rubbed inside the drawer of A.O’s table in which the tainted amount was kept yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.1,000/-was recovered at his instance A.O. was arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1.50 CRORES(RUPEES ONE CRORE FIFTY LAKHS ) BELONGING TO SRI G.S.N.V.ANJANEYA BABU, SECTION OFFICER, GENL.-III, IRRIGATION DEPT. A.P., SECRETARIAT, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at 9 places in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam & Kovvali in W.G Dist. by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house and office of Sri G.S.N.V.Anjaneya Babu , Section Officer, Genl-III, Irrigation Dept, A.P., Secretariat, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 12-02-09. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including 9 House plots in and around twin cities i.e, in Serelingampally, Medchal, Maheswaram, Shamshabad, Qutbullapur, Rajahmundry, one 3-storeyed residential house at ICRISAT Colony, Venkatagiri,(Jubilee Hills) Hyderabad; 2 houses at Bowenpally & Kukatpally, 2.5 Acres agricultural land in Khammam, all worth about 90.00 lakhs as per Documentary value. Market value of the assets would be approximately 3.00 crores. Moveable properties include 2 Kgs. of silver articles worth Rs.30,000/-; Ascent model car worth Rs.4.00 Lakhs; Hero Honda CBZ & Bajaj Chetak Scooter worth Rs.60,000/-; household articles worth Rs.5.00 Lakhs; F.D.Rs worth Rs.40.43 Lakhs ; shares worth Rs.6.00 lakhs and Dividend warrant worth approximately Rs.4.00 Lakhs, all worth 60.33 lakhs. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1.50 Crores were unearthed during the searches. Case is under investigation.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR AND S.I. OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri K.Prabhakar Reddy, formerly Circle Inspector of Police and Sri G.Veeraiah formerly Sub-Inspector of Police, Dubbaka Police Station Medak district have been dismissed from service by the Government following their conviction in a trap case by the Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier the said C.I.of Police and S.I. of police were trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 16-5-2002 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/-and 5,000/- respectively from the complainant for showing official favour to remand the accused person who involved were in a kidnapping case of his daughter. They were chargsheeted in a court of law and convicted by the court

FORMER SPECIAL DY. TAHSILDAR AND AND I/C SUPERINTENDENT OF O/o SPECIAL OFFICER, URBAN LAND CEILING, GUNTUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for S.P.E.& ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Akunuri Prabhakar Rao, formerly Special Deputy Tahsildar and Sri Jaya Prakash Babu, i/c Superintendent, O/o Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur district and sentenced them to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 each. The Spl. Judge further sentenced Sri Akunuri Prabhakar Rao and Sri T.Jaya Prakash Babu, to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (d), r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Akunuri Prabhakar Rao, formerly Special Deputy Tahsildar and Sri Jaya Prakash Babu ,i/c Superintendent, O/o Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur district were trapped by the ACB officials on 11-12-2003 when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.300/- and Rs.1050/- respectively from the complainant Sri Chintapalli Venkata Subba Rao, S/o Venkaiah of Gannavaram Village, Gannavaram Mandal, Krishna district for doing the official favour of issuing the proceedings of the Special Officer, Urban Land Ceiling, Guntur for registration of the land admeasuring 300 Sq. Yard in D.NO.269 of Koritepadu Village belonging to the younger daughter of the complainant.

SUB- INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri K.NARASAPPA, S.I. of Police, Chengomul Police Station, R.R. district was dismissed by the Government in view of his conviction by the Addl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/-and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each, for the offences under section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 17.3.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for arresting the other accused in a case of the same PS.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, HAJEEPUR POLICE STATION, MANCHERIAL MANDAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Mohammed Osman Ali S/o. Late Turab Ali, age 55 years, Sub- Inspector of police, Hajeepur Police Station, Mancherial Mandal, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 10.15 hours on 10.02.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing the official favour of closing the case registered against the complainant in Cr.No.78/2008 U/s.447, 323, 294(b), 506 IPC involving Criminal Trespass etc offence. Both hand fingers of Sri Mohammad Osman Ali and the contact portion of the inner side of the table drawer on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the office table drawer at his instance. Sri Mohammed Osman Ali will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER DISMISSED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri V.Venkatesham, former Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Vikarabad Ranga Reddy district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad . The court sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each for the offences under Section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the he was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 20.02.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of handing over cheque for Rs.30,000/-for the HDPE pipes supplied to the complainant’s firm “Arunodaya Corporation” for agricultural purposes to three beneficiaries of S C Corporation.

CENT PERCENT PENSION AND GRATUITY OF CHIEF ENGINEER CUT BY GOVT. IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

Government of A.P. issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding entire pension and gratuity permanently against Sri Surendra Bahadur, Chief Engineer (Retd), A.P. Housing Board, Hyderabad as he was found guilty of possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income by the Special Court. The Chief Engineer was convicted and sentenced to under to rigorous imprisonment for 3 years and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- for the offence punishable u/s13(2) r/w 13(1) (e) of the P.C. Act,1988 for being in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.2,01,05,181/-, which were ordered to be confiscated to the State, by the Principal Special Jude for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Pursuant to the same the Govt. imposed the punishment of withholding his entire pension and gratuity permanently.

ADDL.PUBLIC PROSECUTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Addl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri M.Venkataiah, former Addl. Public Prosecutor of Prl. Asst. Sessions Judge Court, Ranga Reddy district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer 1 month simple imprisonment, each for the offences under Section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C.Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 3.3.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant an accused in a criminal case of Alwal Police Station, for showing official favour during trial.

POLICE CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri D. Venkata Reddy @ Venkanna, P.C. No.1245 formerly of Choutuppal P.S., Nalgonda district was dismissed by the Govt.of A.P, following his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad who sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.3000/- and in default, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 26.6.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant, a lorry owner, for returning the documents of his vehicle.

S.I. OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B.TRAP CASE.

Sri C.Giriprasad Babu formerly Sub-Inspector of Police Sankarampet Police Station, Medak district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case by the Principal Special Judge for S.P.E.& A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said S.I . of Police was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 13-9-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour in expediting investigation to file charge sheet and to get insurance benefits to the complainant in an accident case registered by the local police.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, CHERUKAPALLI VILLAGE KETHAPALLY MANDAL, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Smt S.Renuka W/o. Ashok Reddy, age 28 years, Village Revenue Officer, Cherukapalli Village, Kethapally Mandal, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at her residence at 11.30 A.M. on 04-02-2009 when she demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand ) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of handing over the pass book pertaining to the Complainant after effecting mutation of the land”. Both hand fingers of Smt S.Renuka and the contact portion of the top of T.V.on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the top of T.V. at her instance. Smt S.Renuka is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SRI C. CHANDRA SEKHAR & S. SOMA SEKHAR, ASST. ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., A.P. TRANSCO, NAGASAMUDRAM GATE, CHINA KOTHAPALLI (M) OF ANANTAPUR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri S.Soma Sekhar, Asst. Engineer (AO-1), A.P.C.P.D.C.L., A.P. Transco, Nagasamudram Gate, China Kothapalli (M) of Anantapur District was trapped, when he accepted the bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) through C.Chandra Sekhar (A-2), a private person which was demanded by AO-1, from the complainant Sri Thota peda Obelayya S/o late T.Obannaa resident of Basinepalli (V) of China Kothapalli (M) on 04-02-2009 at 10-40 A.M. to accord permission for supply of Electricity to both Bore wells & Distribution power Station (Transformer) of the complainant. Chemical Test conducted on both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from A-2 at his instance. Both AO-1 & A-2 are being arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

TAHSILDAR, KOYYUR MANDAL, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Doddi Mahandata, S/o. Venkat Swamy, age 57 years, Tahsildar, Koyyur Mandal, Visakhapatnam district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office- cum- residence at 11.50 hours on 04-02-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,700/- (Rupees One thousand Seven Hundred) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing land possession Certificate required by the complainant for Indiramma Housing Scheme”. Both hand fingers of Sri Doddi Mahandata when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1,700/- was recovered from the table drawer at his instance. Sri Doddi Mahandata will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum- III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

SRI K.SEETHARAMI REDDY, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, BUDIDAPADU V) GUDUR (M) OF KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri K.Seetharami Reddy, Village Revenue Officer, Budidapadu(V) Gudur (M) of Kurnool District was caught red handed near the office of Dy. Tahasildar, Gudur (M), when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees two thousand five hundred only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Katikala Ramudu resident of Budidapadu (V) on 03.02.2009 at 2.00 P.M for doing the official favour of processing the application and issuing house site patta in the name of complainant’s wife. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 2,500/- was recovered at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

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

Sri Y.Gandhi, Senior Assistant, O/o District Panchayat Officer, Khammam is convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and is sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.400/- and in default, to suffer rigorous imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.400/- and in default to suffer rigorous imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 30-4-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.800/- from the complainant for preparing his special disability leave salary from 1-1-2003 to 12-3-2003.

FORMER INSPECTOR OF POLICE, GUDIWADA TOWN, KRISHNA DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION IN ACB CASE.

Government imposed the punishment of dismissalfrom service on Sri S.Satyanarayana, formerly Inspector of Police, Gudiwada Town, Vijayawada, Krishna district and presently working as C.L.I., Amberpet Police Training College, Hyderabad following his conviction in ACB case by the Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, on reliable information, the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a case of possession of disproportionate assets against Sri S.Satyanarayana and after completion of investigation he was charge sheeted before the court and the court convicted him and imposed the punishment of simple imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 6 months, for the offence under section 13(1)(e) r/w 13(2) of the P.C Act,1988. The Special Judge further ordered that the disproportionate assets of Rs.6,22,931-25 ps be confiscated to the State.

JANUARY - 2009

ASST. SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, TULLUR POLICE STATION, GUNTUR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

On 31.01.2009 at 5.30 P.M. Sri Maddiraju Nageswara Rao, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police, Tullur Police Station, Guntur District was successfully trapped by A.C.B. Officials Vijayawada Range, Vijayawada when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1,000/- in the Hotel Ambica AArya Vysya Mess at Main Road, Amaravathi from the Complainant Sri Nallamekala Koteswara Rao, S/o Radhakrishna Murthy, age 45 years, Golusupadu, Peddakorapadu Mandal, Guntur District for showing official favour for supply of F.I.R., Inquest Report, Post Mortum Certificate of his deceased son N.Venkateswara Rao vide Cr. No. 128/04 u/s 304 (A) IPC of Tullur Police Station. The accused officer is arrested and is being produced before the court.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH RS.98,91,120/- BELONGING TO SRI D.SUDHAKAR, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER,G.H.M.C, IX DIVISION, KHAIRATABAD , HYDERABAD

Simultaneous searches were conducted in the residential house and office of Sri D.Sudhakar, Executive Engineer, G.H.M.C., IX Division, Khairatabad, Hyderabad and those of his relatives by A.C.B. officials on 31.01.2009. Searches revealed that the A.O. possessed 15 properties i.e. twelve (12) sites in and around Medchal, Shamshabad, Gachibowli, three (3) houses in Sherlingampalli Mandal, Balanagar Mandal and Vidyanagar and 20 guntas of land at Miyapur and one acre land in Sherilingampalli, in his name as well as in the name of his wife and daughters, for documentary value of Rs. 83,26,120/-. Market value of the assets would be approximately Rs. 2.5 Crores. Moveable properties include thirty (30) tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs. 3 lakhs and 6 ˝ kgs. of silver articles worth Rs. 30,000/-, One Hyundai Car worth Rs. 4 lakhs, one Honda Activa motor cycle worth Rs. 35,000/-, household articles worth Rs. 3 lakhs and Life Insurance policies worth Rs. 5 lakhs with premia paid. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 98,91,120/- were unearthed during the searches. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 50 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI UPPU RAMA MURTHY, ASST. MINES OFFICER, O/o THE DIRECTOR, MINES & GEOLOGY, A.P., HYDERABAD

The A.C.B. registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Uppu Rama Murthy, Asst. Miners Officer, O/o the Director, Mines & Geology, A.P. Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering his office, residence at H.No. 11-6-298, Pochammabagh, Cherukuthotha Colony, Saroornagar, his native village Rayaparthy of Warangal District and his brother’s house at Khammam on 31.01.2009 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 50 lakhs. The assets include one double storied house at Saroornagr, Hyd, one house at Waddepally, Warangal District, one house at Rayaparthy, Warangal Dist ( total three houses), 1 house at Khammam and 15 acres agricultural land at Rayaparthy of Warangal District etc. Immovable properties are worth over Rs. 44,00,000/- (Rupees forty four lakhs only). The market value of these properties would be over Rs. 1 Crore. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs. 8,500/-, Gold ornaments 370 grms worth Rs. 3.94 lakhs, investments in LIC, PLI, ICICI Prudential, Chits etc, to the tune of Rs. 2,72,500/-, one Hero Honda Motor Cycle worth Rs. 40,000/-. Bank balances of Rs. 32,000/-, house hold articles in his house at Saroornagar to the tune of Rs. 1,48,000/- etc., all movable assets worth Rs. 8,95,000/- (Rupees eight lakhs and ninety five thousand only). The searches are in progress. The disproportionate assets in possession of the A.O. are to the tune of Rs. 50 lakhs. The case is under investigation.

SRI N.VENKATESWARLU, TAHSILDAR & SRI K. VEERA RAGHAVAREDDY, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER OF BANAGANAPALLI (M), KURNOOL DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Kamireddy Veera Raghava Reddy (AO-2), Village Revenue Officer, Nandivaram (V) Banaganapalli (M) of Kurnool district was caught red handed in Out door Stadium, Kurnool town When he accepted a bribe amount of Rs.30,000/- (Rupees thirty thousand only) which was demanded by Sri N.Venkateswarlu (AO-1), Tahasildhar of Banaganapalli from the complainant Sri S.Chandra Sekhar Achari resident of Palukur Village on 30-1-2009 at 06-15 P.M fro doing the official favour of issuing No Objection Certificate for granting stone quarry lease for an extent of 23.5 acres of land, of the complainant. Chemical Test conducted on both hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.30,000/- was recovered from A.O-2 at his instance A.O-2 was arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI KALESAVALI, C.I. SULLURPET, SK. ABDUL WAHEED, IWPC, D.KRISHNAMURTY, P.C. & SK. MUNEER BASHA, PC OF P.S. NELLORE DISTRICT IN ACB NET

On 30.1.2009 at 3 PM Sri D.Krishna Murthy, PC (AO-3), of Police Station, Nellore District was caught red handed at the shop Sri Jayaram Metal Stores at Bapuji Street of Sullurpet when he accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) from the complainant Sri S.Suresh Kumar of Sullurpet on behalf of Kalesavali, C.I (A.O.-1). Sk. Abdul Waheed, Inspector Writer (Police Constable) (AO-2) and Sk. Muneer Basha, Police Constable (A.O-4) were also present along with Krishnamurthy at the time of trap. The amount was demanded for doing the favour of not booking a case against the complainant as stolen property receiver, as the complainant had earlier purchased a 2nd hand Scorpio Vehicle (stolen property) from a person who did not have valid records, for Rs. 3.5 Lakhs. The chemical Test conducted on both hands, yielded positive result and the bribe amount of Rs. 50,000/- was recovered from A.O-3 at his instance. All the four accused officers were arrested and are being produced before the ACB, Special Court, Nellore.

CHIEF ENGINEER, A.P. TRANSCO, VISAKHAPATNAM IN ACB NET.

Sri Kaluva Madhusudana Rao S/o. Narasimha Rao, age 58 years, Chief Engineer, A.P.Transco, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence situated at Flat No.215, Santhinagar, Visakhapatnam at 08.40 hours on 30-01-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e “to issue the exemption order pertaining to security deposit”. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in the bedroom of the A.O. at his instance. Sri Kaluva Madhusudana Rao will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for Trial of SPE & ACB Cases-Cum- III Additional District Court, Visakhapatnam.

SRI KASANAPALLI CHINNA NARAYANA, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, MINOR IRRIGATION (WORKS) DIVISION, KURNOOL IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kasanapalli Chinna Narayana, S/o Sri K.Pullanna, 53 years, Executive Engineer, Minor Irrigation (Works) Division, Kurnool, Kurnool District was caught red handed at his office in Kurnool Town, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant Sri B.Laxmikantha Reddy, S/o Mysoora Reddy, 42 years of Chakkiralla Village, Pathikonda Mandal, Kurnool District on 29.01.2009 at 2.45 P.M. for doing official favour of acceptance of agreement to entrust the work of “Flood damage repairs” to Chakkiralla village tank worth Rs. 4,61,858/- on nomination basis. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, contents and inner linings of left side chest pocket of his shirt yielded positive results. The bribe amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from his shirt pocket at his instance. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT ENGINEER,O/o M.P.D.O, GURUJALA, GUNTUR DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri N.Krishna Prasad formerly Assistant Engineer, O/o M.P.D.O., Gurujala Guntur district and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine, he has to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Spl. Judge further sentenced Sri N.Krishna Prasad to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence punishable under section 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri N. krishana Prasad, formerly Assistant Engineer, O/o M.P.D.O., Gurujala, Guntur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 27.05.2004 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant Sri Challa Srinivasa Rao, S/o Venkaiah of Gurujala, Guntur district for doing the official favour of submitting the prepared bill along with M.Book to the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Gurujala for effecting the payment of the bill amount for the contract work i.e. construction of protection wall from S.C.Hostel to Yerkula Nagaiah house in Gurujala village.

FORMER MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONER, GUDUR, PRESENTLY WORKING AS SUPERINTENDENT IN THE O/O DIRECTOR OF TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, A.P. HYDERABAD AND FORMER ASST. ENGINEER & TPBO (I/C), GUDUR MUNICIPALITY, NELLORE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri E.N.Rosappa, former Municipal Commissioner, Gudur, presently working as Superintendent in the Office of Director of Town & Country Planning, Hyderabad and Sri K.Subbarayudu, former AE & TPBO (I/c) Gudur Municipality, Nellore were dismissed from service by the concerned Departments, consequent to their conviction by the Trial Court in C.C.No. 13/2004. Earlier the above accused officers were trapped on 16.7.2003 when they demanded and accepted the bribe of Rs. 1,200/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively from an advertising agency owner for giving permission for installation of publicity hoardings at six places in Gudur town.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT GOVT. SOCIAL WELFARE HOSTEL FOR BOYS AT NARSIPATNAM OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Govt. Social Welfare Hostel for Boys at Narsipatnam of Visakhapatnam district on 28.01.2009. As many as 119 students were shown to be present in excess than the actual strength present in the hostel. Various other irregularities pertaining to Menu, Stock of provisions etc., were unearthed. The Surprise Check also revealed that the Official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records like visiting Notes, Stock Register, Attendance Register etc., were seized for further verification.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT A.P.SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL AND JUNIOR COLLEGE, GOLUGONDA OF VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT

A Surprise Check was conducted on the A.P.Social Welfare Residential School and Junior College, Golugonda of Visakhapatnam district on 28.01.2009. A shortage of 900 kgs rice and other irregularities pertaining to Menu, Stock of provisions etc., were unearthed. The Surprise Check also revealed that the Official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records like visiting Notes, Stock Register, Attendance Register etc., were seized for further verification.

D.I.G. OF PRISONS, COASTAL ANDHRA REGION, RAJAHMUNDRY ARRESTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS FOR OFFERING BRIBE

On the complaint of Sri LoKendra Sharma, I.P.S., Director General and Inspector General of Prisons & Correctional Services, A.P, Hyderabad, that Sri B.Samuel Johnson, Deputy Inspector General of Prisons, Coastal Andhra Region, Rajahmundry, attempted to bribe him with a cash of Rs. 50,000/- (Fifty Thousand Rupees) on 27.01.2009 at about 3.00 P.M for facilitating his (B.Samuel Johnson’s) promotion as Additional Inspector General of Prisons, a case in Cr.No. 2/ACB-CR/2009, u/s 12 of P.C. Act, 1988 was registered and investigated into. The bribe amount of Rs. 50,000/-, which was placed on the table of Sri LoKendra Sharma, I.P.S., Director General and Inspector General of Prisons & Correctional Services, A.P., Hyderabad, by Sri B.Samuel Johnson, was seized by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials. Sri B.Samuel Johnson, Deputy Inspector General of Prisons, Coastal Andhra Region, Rajahmundry, was arrested on 27.01.2009 and is being produced before the Honorable Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad.

ASST. COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER & SR.ASST, SAROORNAGAR CIRCLE, HYDERABAD RURAL ARE IN A.C.B NET

Kumari. N.Usha Rani, A.C.T.O & Sri.P.Venkataiah, Sr.Asst,Saroornagar Circle, Hyderabad Rural were trapped by the A.C.B, officials at about 12:50 P.M on 28-01-2009 at their office O/o C.T.O., Saroornagar Circle situated at IIIrd floor,Manoranjan Complex, M.J.Road, Nampally, Hyderabad, when both of them demanded and the A.C.T.O accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri.V.Yugender, for processing and issuing of V.A.T Certificate in favour of his business establishment M/S Water Aid System Ltd., Dilsuknagar.The chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Kumari. N.Usha Rani, A.C.T.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered at her instance from her table drawer. Both the A.C.T.O. & Sr.Asst are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon,ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, TIRUPATI URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PUNISHED WITH WITHHOLDING OF TWO ANNUAL GRADE INCREMENTS IN AN ASSETS CASE UNDER VIOLATION OF CONDUCT RULES.

Sri G.Bhaskar, formerly Assistant Executive Engineer, Tirupati Urban Development Authority, Tirupati was punished with withholding of two annual grade increment with cumulative effect by the government following an enquiry by the departmental proceedings in A.C.B. disproportionate assets case, under violation of Conduct Rules, 1964. Earlier a disproportionate assets case was registered against him. Prosecution case is pending in the court of Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore. During the investigation the A.O purchased properties without obtaining prior permission of intimation to the competent authority and violated the A.P. Civil Services (Conduct) Rules 1964.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri M.Narsing Rao, former Junior Assistant O/o Town Planning Section. M.C.H. Circle-V, Khairatabad, Hyderabad has been dismissed from service by the Commissioner, GHMC, Hyderabad following his conviction by the Prl-Spl Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in the trap case. Earlier, he was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months U/s 7 and one year rigorous imprisonment U/s 13 (2) r/w 13(1) (d) of P.C.Act. 1988 apart from Rs.200/- fine on both counts for having demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 200/- from the complainant, for doing an official favour for processing and issuing certified copies of sanctioned house plans.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT TRIBAL WELFARE HOSTEL FOR BOYS AT BASALAPETA OF VIZIANAGARAM TOWN

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Tribal Welfare Hostel for Boys at Basalapeta of Vizianagaram Town on 24.01.2009. As many as 43 students were shown to be present in excess than the actual strength present in the Hostel. Various other irregularities pertaining to Menu, Stock of provisions etc., were unearthed. The Surprise Check also revealed that the Official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records like visiting Notes, Stock Register, Attendance Register etc., were seized for further verification.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT TRIBAL WELFARE HOSTEL FOR GIRLS AT BASALAPETA OF VIZIANAGARAM TOWN

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Tribal Welfare Hostel for Girls at Basalapeta of Vizianagaram Town on 24.01.2009. As many as 144 students were shown to be present in excess than the actual strength present in the Hostel. Various other irregularities pertaining to Menu, Stock of provisions etc., were unearthed. The Surprise Check also revealed that the Official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records like visiting Notes, Stock Register, Attendance Register etc., were seized for further verification.

RECORD KEEPER-CUM-VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, CHITTAPUR/ OFFICE OF THE TAHSILDAR, DUBBAKA, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Revalli Anjaneyulu, S/o.ilaiah, age 56 years, Record Keeper-Cum-Village Revenue Officer, Chittapur Office of the Tahsildar, Dubbaka, Medak District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 12.50 hours on 23-01-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.800/- (Rupees Eight hundred ) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of handing over pahani copies to the complainant. Right hand fingers of Sri Revalli Anjaneyulu and the contact portion of the inner side of the table drawer on which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.800/- and an additional amount of Rs.100/- which he had demanded again after handing over pahani copies were also recovered from the office table drawer at his instance. Sri Revalli Anjaneyulu is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

A.C.B UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER 60.48 LAKHS BELONGS TO SRI J. VENKATA RAMI REDDY, DY. TAHSILDHAR IN OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL DEPUTY COLLECTOR, SRISAILAM PROJECT KURNOOL.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at various places in Kurnool town, by A.C.B. officials over the residential house of Sri Jogi Venkata Rami Reddy, Dy. Tahsildar (Land Acquisition) O/o Special Deputy Collector, Srisailam Project, Kurnool as well as the house of his relatives, on 23-01-2009. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets, including 4 Residential Flats, 7 house sites in & around Kurnool town & agricultural land 1 acre & 30 cents, and one house site in Hyderabad. All the immovable assets are worth Rs.50.34 Lakhs, as per Documentary value.. Moveable properties worth Rs.10.13 Lakhs, include 4 bank Accounts in the name of A.O and his family members, with total bank balances of over Rs.1.15 Lakhs; 15 Total of Gold Jewellery and 2 ˝ Kgs of Silver articles worth Rs.1.00 Lakh; Cash found at the residence is Rs.58,400/-; Insurance premium paid Rs.1.40 Lakhs for polices worth Rs.3.25 Lakhs; House hold articles worth Rs.2.90 lakhs; Maruthi Alto car worth Rs.2.70 lakhs & Honda Activa Bike Worth Rs.40,000/- thus total assets to the tune of Rs.60.47 Lakhs were unearthed during the searches. The market value of assets would be over Rs.2.00 Crores. Case is under investigation.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER,KOLUKULA (V) OF YERRAGONDIPADU (M) IN PRAKASAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Kilaru Vugra Narasimha Rao, village Revenue Officer, Kolukula ((v) and I/c of Ammannagudipadu (V) of Yerragondipadu (M) in Prakasam district was caught red handed at his residence in Yerragondipadu (M) when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.15,000/- (Rupees fifteen thousand only) as bribe, from the complainant Sri Veginati Venkata Kotaih R/o Ammannagudipadu on 22-01-2009 at 08-15 P.M, for doing the official favour of processing the title deed book and issueing of Pattadar Pass Book in the name of complainant, and also in the name of his brothers Chemical Test conducted on his both hands, and on paper which was trapped around the bribe amount also yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.15,000/- was recovered at his instance. A.O. was arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Nellore.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders withholding the pension and gratuity in full of Sri P.Bhupathi Rao, former Assistant Secretary to Government, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, A.P., Secretariat, Hyderabad permanently, as he was convicted in a trap case by the Prl.Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Assistant Secretary was trapped by ACB officials on 12-8-1999 when he demanded a bribe of Rs.1,000/- i.e., 500/- for himself and Rs.500/- fro an ASO and accepted the bribe of Rs.1000/- through the ASO from a Junior Assistant of Govt. High School, Anantapur Town for processing his file relating to regularization of service seniority.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, PILER OF CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Vedagiri Subramanyam Naidu, Office Superintendent holding full additional charge as Mandal Parishad Development Officer, piler of Chittoor District was caught red handed at APSRTC Bus Stand,Piler, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Poojari Raghunadha of piler on 21-01-09 at 17-55 P.M for doing official favour of sanctioning bill and getting the cheques issued towards their labour charges for mango plantation work done by complainant and his group workers under N.R.E.G.Scheme. Chemical Test conducted on both his hands, yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from his right side rear pocket of trouser at his instance. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the ACB, Special Court, Nellore.

BHEEMA KRISHNA MURTHY, ZONAL OFFICER, ZONE-V,A.P. SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION SOCIETY, WARANGAL IN ACB NET

Sri Bheema Drishna Murthy, S/o Janakiramaiah, age 48 years, Zonal Officer, Zone-V,A.P. Social Welfare Residential Educational Institution Society, Warangal was caught red handed by the ACB Officials near Dr.V.Ramesh, Skin Hospital at Ramnagar, Hanamakonda in the late hours on 21-01-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- (Rupees Twenty thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour of sending the report in favour of the complainant to Secretary,A.P. Social Welfare Residential Educational Institution Society, Hyderabad” pertaining to a Departmental Enquiry. The A.O. instructed the complainant to keep the bribe amount in his hand kerchief which the A.O.kept in his shirt pocket .Both hand fingers and inner lining of hand kerchief yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the Municipal drain into which the A.O.threw the tainted amount on finding the A.C.B. party closing on him. Sri Bheema Krishna Murthy was arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FISHERIES DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri C.Hemachandra Murthy, former Asst,Directror of Fisheries , Nalgonda district was dismissed from service by the Commissioner of Fisheries, AP, Hyderabad, in view of his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad , and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.c. Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Assistant Director was trapped by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau on 19-11-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the President of Bollepally Fishermen Co-Op. Society, for doing officials favour of admitting 25 persons as members in the said society.

PROJECT DIRECTOR, WOMEN AND CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Smt V.Venkata Lakshmi, project Director, women & Child Welfare Department, Eluru, West Godavari was convicted and to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for period of 3 months for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and also to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence u/s 13(1) (d) r/w 13 (2) of the PC Act,1988. Both the substantive sentences shall run concurrently. Earlier Smt V.Venkata Lakshmi, project Director, Women & Child Welfare Department, Eluru was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 17-1-2004 at her office when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from Sri A.Mohana purushottama Rao, C/o Veni Kirana General Stoires, Chitalapudi Village and Mandal, West Godavari district for showing the official favour of issuing the work order and also placing indent for supply of broken wheat to 9 project Offices in the district.

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri N.V.Ramana Murthy, Addl. Asst. Engineer, Operation, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Pedagantyada, Visakhapatnam District has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, Sri N.V.Ramana Murthy was trapped on 19.5.2001 by officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- for showing the official favour of giving technical sanction and releasing of power supply for M/s Weld Tech PVC Manufacturing Unit of the complainant.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 1.90 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI K.RAMANJANEYULU, DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, (Q.C) HLC DIVN. IRRIGATION DEPT.,OF ANANTAPUR DIST.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at various places in Anantapur Town, Bommanhal (M) of Anantapur, by A.C.B. officials, over the residential house of Sri K.Ramanjaneyulu, Deputy Executive Engineer (Q.C) H.L.C.Divn. Irrigation Dept. of Anantapur, Anantapur District and his office as well as the house of his relatives, on 21.01.2009. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets, including 3 house sites around Anantapur Town, 4 houses in and around Anantapur Town, 7 acres of land in Nemakallu (V), all worth Rs. 85.38 lakhs as per documentary value. Apart from above assets Sale agreement for another house for Rs. 30.50 lakhs in Anantapur town was also found. Moveable properties worth Rs. 15.52 lakhs, include 9 bank balances in the name of A.O. and his family members containing deposits worth Rs. 77,000/-; 22 tolas of gold worth Rs. 1.10 lakhs & 3 kgs of Silver articles worth Rs. 1.05 lakhs; Cash found at residence is Rs. 61,000/-; Insurance premium paid is Rs. 2.50 lakhs for 7 policies worth Rs. 6 lakhs; House hold articles worth Rs. 4.75 lakhs; Maruthi Alto car worth Rs. 3.20 lakhs, 3 two-wheeler bikes – T.V.S.Victor GS Rs. 45,000/-, Scooty Rs. 24,000/- & Hero Honda worth Rs. 40,000/- were also found. Thus, total assets to the tune of Rs. 1.90 Crores were unearthed during the searches. The market value of assets would be over Rs. 3.00 Crores. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI NARALA SIVA CHARAN, MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, ARMOOR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB Officials over the Residential Houses of Sri Narala Siva Charan, S/o Hari Narayana, age 58 years, Motor Vehicle Inspector, Armoor, Nizamabad district on 20.01.2009 at Chikkadpally, Hyderabad and Armoor of Nizamabad district and his relatives residences at Barkatpura, Himayathnagar of Hyderabad, Nizamabad Town, Armoor, Gondaram Village of Nizamabad district. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rupees One Crore. The total assets include (3) three Flats in different places at Barkatpura, Himayathnagar and Banjarahills, (1) One three storied Building in Chikkadpally of Hyderabad and One building at Nizamabad, 16 acres of land in Nizamabad Mandal, (3) three vehicles i.e. Scorpio Car, Zen Car and Ambassador Car, Gold weighing 100 tulas W/Rs. 10 lakhs, LIC premia paid Rs. 4,40,000/-, Household articles worth Rs. 2,50,000/- and Net Cash of Rs. 11,85,270/-. The market value of the Immovable Assets unearthed would be worth over Rs. 5 Crores. Case is under investigation.

MOHAMMAD YUSUF, REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE TAHASILDAR, KARIMNAGAR IN ACB NET

Sri Mohammad Yusuf, S/o Late Shaik Dade, age 29 years, Revenue Inspector, Office of the Tahsildar, Karimnagar was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence situated at Shivaji Nagar, Karimnagar at 0815 hours on 19.01.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing official favour of submitting a detailed report along the location Sketch regarding the disputed land that belongs to the complainant to Tahsildar, Karimnagar. Both hand fingers and inner lining of left side pocket of the shorts of Sri Mohammad Yusuf when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side pocket of the shorts worn by of Sri Mohammad Yusuf at his instance. Sri Mohammad Yusuf has been arrested and is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

KUMMARI BALAKISHAN, TAHSILDAR, MAHA MUTHARAM MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Kummari Balakishan, S/o Lingaiah, age 55 years, Tahasildar, Maha Mutharam Mandal, Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his residence at Karimnagar at 0715 hours on 19.01.2009 when he demanded ad accepted Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand) as bribe from the Complainant for doing the official favour of issuing proceedings for appointing the complainant as Village Servant (Sunkari). Both hand fingers and inner lining of right side pant pocket of Sri Kummari Balakishan when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the right side pant pocket of Sri Kummari Balakishan at his instance. Sri Kummari Balakishan is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, LALGADI MALAKPET VILLAGE, SHAMIRPET MANDAL, R.R.DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Sudham Vijay Kumar, S/o Late S.R.Swamy, age 45 years, Village Revenue Officer, Lalgadi, Malakpet Village, Shamirpet Mandal, R.R.District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his Residence at Malavada, Boinapally, Secunderabad at 8.55 A.M. on 17.1.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2,000/-(Rupees Two thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of changing the names in the ROR pertaining to the complainant. Right hand fingers of Sri Sudham Vijay Kumar and the portion of the cloth spread on the tea poi which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the top of the tea poi at the instance of Sri Sudham Vijay Kumar. Sri Sudham Vijay Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER SUB-ENGINEER & I/C.A.E. APCPDCL, RODDAM (M), ANANTAPUR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.S.Vistor, former Sub-Engineer, I/c A.E.(Oprn), A.P. Central Power Distribution Company Ltd., Roddam Mandal, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri M.S.Vistor, former Sub-Engineer, I/c A.E.(Oprn), A.P.C.P.D.C.L, Roddam (M), Anantapur district was trapped by the ACB officials on 10.6.2005, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 8,500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing his application and for taking necessary steps, in giving power supply to the motor fixed to the bore well, in his agricultural land.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ONCOLOGY, S.V.R.R.G.G.HOSPITAL, TIRUPATI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Dr. K.V.Raghavaiah, Associate Professor and Incharge Head of the Department of Oncology. S.V.R.R.Govt. Hospital, Tirupati, Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 3,000/-. Earlier, Dr. K.V.Raghavaiah was trapped by ACB Officials on 08.03.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of providing speedy treatment to his mother who was suffering from oral cancer.

ASST. CITY PLANNER, L.B.NAGAR CIRCLE, O/o THE DY. COMMISSIONER, G.H.M.C., SAROORNAGAR IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Jalandhar Reddy, Asst. City Planner, L.B.Nagar Circle O/o the Dy. Commissioner, G.H.M.C., Saroornagar was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 3.35 P.M. on 16.01.2009 at his office, when he demanded and accepted Rs. 10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri P.Ramesh Naidu for processing and issuing permission for the construction of his building. The phenolphthalein test conducted on the both hand fingers of the A.O. and the inner flaps of left side pant pocket yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 10,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of the A.O. The relevant file has been seized from the office of the A.O.A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, GOLCONDA IS IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. N.Sunanda, M.R.O., Golconda was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at about 4.40 P.M. on 12.01.2009 at her office, Vijayanagar Colony, Hyderabad, when she demanded and accepted Rs. 5000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Jyothi Prasad for issuing pahani copies pertaining to his land situated at Langar House. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 5000/- was recovered at the instance of A.O. A.O. is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Prl. Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER LINE INSPECTOR, PEDANA, APSPDCL, VIJAYAWADA, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri K.Subba Rao, formerly Lineman of A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Pedana, Krishna District. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 3 months, each for the offences under section 7 & 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri K.Subba Rao was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 26.8.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from Sri T.Kondaiah of Pedana for showing the official favour of preparing estimate and processing the application for electric service meter connection to his house.

FORMER MANDAL DEPUTY SURVEYOR, KALIDINDI MANDAL, KRISHNA DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Gurandapalli Aseervadam, formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor, Office of the Tahsildar, Kalindindi Mandal, Krishna District. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount, to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of 3 months, each for the offences under section 7 & 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri Gurandapalli Aseervadam, formerly Mandal Deputy Surveyor was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 18.3.2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from Sri Gorthi Radha Krishna, for showing the official favour of surveying his land.

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

Sri S.RadhaKrishna Murthy, former Superintendent and Sri K.Ramakrishna Rao, former Senior Assistant, O/o Executive Engineer, Dummugudem Project, Division-1, Khammam have been convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced the accused officers to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence under section 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of the ACB on 18.10.2002 when the Superintendent demanded a bribe amount of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for processing the medical reimbursement bill and accepted the same through the Senior Assistant.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, GOWTHAMI RIGHT BANK UPPER SECTION, KOTHAPETA, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Geddam Suresh Kumar, Assistant Engineer, Gowthami Right Bank upper section, Kothapeta, East Godavari District was trapped by the ACB Officials of Rajahmundry Range, Rajahmundry on 09.01.2009 at 1.15 P.M. when he further demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs. 27,000/- (Twenty Seven thousand only) from the complainant Sri Guthula Srinivasa Rao S/o Ammanna, age 32 years, C/Settibalija, President of Sri Rama C.C.S. Society and Sri Bangaru Papamma Devastanam, Ravulapalem, East Godavari District for showing official favour of processing the petition and issuing favorable orders by the Executive Engineer for removing the sand and Banda Matti from the patta lands situated in Ubalanka of the Sri Rama C.C.S. Society, Ravulapalem. The Chemial test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result and inner lining of wearing left side pant pocket of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 25,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of the A.O. and remaining Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of Sri Eswara Rao Retd. I.C. Assistant, who is accompanying with the A.O. by one of the mediator and tallied with numbers noted in the pre-trap proceedings. Sri Geddam Suresh Kumar, S/o Kurma Rao, age 52 years, Assistant engineer, Gowthami Right Bank Upper Section, Kothapeta, East Godavari District is arrested on 09.01.2009 and being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for ACB and SPE Cases, Vijayawada.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, MALLELA VILLAGE, TIRUVURU , KRISHNA DIST. IN ACB NET

On 7.1.2009 at 18.15 Hrs. Sri Aluri Satyanarayana, S/o Late Narasimha Rao, Village Revenue Officer, Mallela (V), Tiruvuru Mandal, Krishna Dist. was trapped by ACB Officials, Vijayawada Range at his residence in Polisettipadu Village when he further demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 2500/- from the Complt. Sri Loakm Venu Babu, S/o Siva Sankar, 44 yrs, Advocate, Gannavaram, Krishana Dist. for showing official favour for processing the petition of the complt. For issuing pattadar pass book and title deed for the land extent of 9.99 acres at Mallela Village. The Chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. The accused officer received the bribe amount from the complt. With his right hand, counted with his both hands and kept the amount on the parapet wall and covered the same with Pattadar Pass Books Issue Register. The tainted currency of Rs. 2500/- was recovered from the under neath the Pattadar Pass Book Issue Register. The serial numbers of the recovered currency notes were tallied with the numbers noted in the pre trap proceedings. The Accused Officer was arrested on 7.1.20009 and will be produced before the Honourable Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 8.1.2009.

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

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri R.Ravikant, former Junior Assistant, Office of the Dy. Educational Officer, Ameerpet Mandal, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for two months. The Prl. Spl. Judge also sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- for the offence U/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for three months. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The Prl. Spl. Judge further ordered that the seized amount of Rs. 6750/- from A.O. on the date of trap shall be confiscated to the State and shall be deposited into the Government account. Earlier he was trapped by the A.C.B Officials on 5.7.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1000/- from the complainant in order to process the application of Sri Gnana Saraswathi School, S.R.Nagar, Hyderabad and to forward it to the D.E.O., Hyderabad district through Dy. E.O., Ameerpet Mandal, Hyderabad for issue of new T.C.books etc.

MANDAL REVENUE INSEPCTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri N.Sanyasayya Setty, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Office of the Mandal Revenue Office, Dumbriguda Mandal, Visakhapathnam District has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction by the Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam. Earlier, N.Sanyasayya Setty was trapped on 12.2.2004 by Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- for doing the official favour of conducting enquiry, processing and giving an enquiry report to M.R.O. for issuing legal heir certificate in favour of complainant’s aunt.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N.Thirumala Chary, former Additional Assistant Engineer (Operation), NPDCL, Khammam has been dismissed from service by the Department following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 2.5.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for restoring agricultural service connection to his lands.

SENIOR ASSISTANT/AUDITOR, PAY & ACCOUNTS OFFICE, NIRMAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Manikya Rao Hari Krishna, S/o Gnaneshwar, age: 32 years, Senior Assistant/Auditor, Pay & Accounts Office, Nirmal, Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials in the late hours on 5.1.2009 at his office when he demanded and accepted Rs. 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred ) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing and forwarding the final bill pertaining to the construction work of ZP Secondary School, Deepaiguda (V), Jainath Mandal undertaken by the complainant”.Both hand fingers of Sri Manikya Rao Hari Krishna and the register in which the tainted currency was kept yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 1500/- was recovered from the register at the instance of Sri Manikya Rao Hari Krishna. Sri Manikya Rao Hari Krishna was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

Y.JITHENDER RAJ, MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, DICHPALLI AND P.SAILU, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GHANPUR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Y.Jithender Raj, S/o. Solomon Raj (AO-1), age 41 years, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Dichpalli, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the ACB Officials at his office at 12.30 p.m. on 03-01-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand) through Sri P.Sailu s/o. Late Lingaiah (AO-2), age 34 years, Village Revenue Officer, Ghanpur as bribe from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “to hand over the Pattadar passbook Title Deed and proceeding of the M.R.O.”Both hand fingers of Sri P.Sailu (AO-2) and inner portion of plastic cover in which the tainted currency was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the plastic cover of Sri P.Sailu (AO-2) at his instance. Sri Y.Jithender Raj (AO-1) absconded from the scene of office. Sri P.Sailu (AO-2) was arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

SANITARY INSPECTOR, CIRCLE NO.9, G.H.M.C., HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri K.Farhatullah Khan, age 57 years, Sanitary Inspector, Ward No. 1D, Circle No. 9, G.H.M.C., Musheerabad, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees twelve Thousand) as bribe from the Complainant on 03.01.2009 at 3.00 P.M. for doing official favour of sanctioning sanitary contract bills for the month of September, 2008 pertaining to the Complainant Sri C.Prabhakar. Chemical Test conducted on his both hands and shirt pocket of A.O. yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 12,000/- was recovered from the right side shirt pocket of the accused officer at his instance. The accused officer was arrested and is being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

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

Ari Syed Abdul Khaleel, Principal, Government I.T.I. (Minorities), Kadapa has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government and S/Sri T.V.Narayana, Senior Assistant-cum-storekeeper and A.Ramakrishna Rao, Senior Assistant of Government I.T.I. (Minorities), Kadapa were also dismissed from service by the Government following their conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced them to undergo one year simple imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 4,000/- each. Earlier, a surprise check was conducted by this Bureau from 19.6.1998 to 22.6.1998 over the material stores of the Govt. I.T.I. for Minorities, Kadapa and grave irregularities were found; The irregularities included purchase of huge quantity of non-specified materials without requisition from or consultation with training wing at exorbitant rates causing wrongful loss to the tune of Rs. 18,88,515/- to the Government exchequer and pecuniary advantage to themselves. /P>

SUPERINTENDENT, LEGAL LEASE & CIVIL SECTION, HOLDING ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF ACCOUNTS SECTION OF SRI LAXMINARSIMHA SWAMY DEVASTHANAM, YADAGIRI GUTTA, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Vemula Ram Mohan Rao, S/o. Laxminarsaiah, age 46 years, Superintendent, Legal Lease & Civil Section, Holding Additional Charge of Accounts Section of Sri Laxminarsimha Swamy Devasthanam, Yadagiri Gutta, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his Office at 12.25 P.M. on 3-1-2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hindered ) as bribe from the complainant fro doing an official favour of allowing the complainant to keep the stock of dry coconuts in the old TTD Choultry which is under the control of Sri Laxminarsimha Swamy Devasthanam”.Right hand fingers and the left side shirt pocket of Sri Vemula Ram Mohan Rao which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Vemula Ram Mohan Rao at his instance.Sri Vemula Ram Mohan Rao is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

REGISTRATION DEPT. OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri B.Purushotham Rao, former Senior Assistant/Temporary Joint-Sub-Registrar, Sangareddy, camp at Patancheru, Medak district and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 300/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences punishable under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. The Special Judge also convicted Sri M.Vinay Sagar, a private person and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months and to pay a fine of Rs. 100/- and in default, to suffer 15 days simple imprisonment u/s 12 of P.C. Act 1988. Earlier, the Senior Asst. was trapped on 10.10.2002 by officials of the A.C.B when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 600/- from the complainant for showing official favour of delivering the registered document. Subsequently, he handed over the said bribe amount to his agent the second accused Vinay Sagar for safe custody.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, I/C EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, I & CAD DIVISION – II, G.V.C – I, SRIRAMSAGAR PROJECT, POCHAMPADU, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Guruduwar Susheel Kumar, S/o Gangaram, age 42 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, I/c Executive Engineer, I & CAD Division –II, G.V.C.-I, Sriramsagar Project, Pochampadu, Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his office at 12.15 P.M. on 02.01.2009 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 7,000/- (Rupees Seven Thousand) as bribe from the complainant for doing an official favour i.e. “ to forward the bill to Accounts Section along with work order for sanction of Rupees 1 Lakh in respect of work done by complainant “. Right hand fingers and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket of Sri Guruduwar Susheel Kumar which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 7000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of Sri Guruduwar Susheel Kumar at his instance. Sri Guruduwar Susheel Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.