Cases Booked for the Year 2008 Upto 24-02-2008

Month of FEBRUARY-2008

Month of JANUARY-2008

FEBRUARY - 2008

SURVEYOR IN A.C.B. NET

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PRINCIPAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

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

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

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

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

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

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

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

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

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

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

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

JUNIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVCIE IN ACB TRAP CASE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

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

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

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

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

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

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, GOLLAPALLY VILLAGE, KONDAPUR MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT SRI KOHIR MANIK REDDY CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 2,500/-

Sri Kohir Manik Reddy, S/o Narayan Reddy, age 56 years, Village Revenue Officer, Gollapally Village, Kondapur Mandal, Medak District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 11.00 AM on 7.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,500/- as bribe from the complainant “to issue pahani copies to the complainant”. Both hand fingers and the inner flap of the right side secret pocket of the pant of Sri Kohir Manik Reddy yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.2,500/- was recovered from the right side secret pocket of Sri Kohir Manik Reddy on his production at his instance. Sri Kohir Manik Reddy is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTNAT ENGINEER, APSPDCL, TIRUPATI ,CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Srinivasulu, Additional Assistant Engineer, Office of the Divisional Engineer Assessment A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Tirupati, Chittoor district was dismissed from service by the Department following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one and half years imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB Officials on 20.06.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of preparing assessment report and to put it up to the Divisional Engineer by reducing the value of pilfered energy estimated from Rs.75,000/- to Rs.25,000/-.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT S.C. WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL-1, RALWAY KODUR, KADAPA

A Surprise check was conducted on the S.C. Welfare Hostel-1, Railway Kodur, Kadapa on 6.2.2008, during which various irregularities like manipulation of Attendance register, drawing of excess provisions for boarders by inflating the number of boarders, shortages in stores and provisions were unearthed. The Warden of the hostel was found to be staying away from the Head Quarters and managing the hostel by making occasional visits. The Surprise Check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly. Relevant Records & Attendance Register were seized. Further action is being taken.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri K.Peddi Raju, former Panchayat Secretary, Chitkul Gram Panchayat Patancheru Mandal, Medak district was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings,A.P. Hyderabad.Earlier, the said official was trapped by the ACB Officials on 12.7.2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for showing official favour in processing and changing the name of complainant’s mother-in-law in Pattadar pass books and in other revenue records.

HEAD CLERK OF A.P. STATE REGIONAL LIBRARY, GUNTUR CAUGHT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B.Bhanu Muarthy, Head Clerk, A.P. State Regional Library, Guntur was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 7.15 P.M on 05.02.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.12,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri M.Srinivas Rao, Night Watchmen of the said Library for showing official favour of processing his request application for conversation to Attender Post, which was pending with Sri B.Bhanu Murthy. The bribe amount of Rs.12,000/- was recovered from his bag. The relevant file which was pending with Sri B.Bhanu Murthy was seized. Sri B.Bhanu Murthy was arrested and produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 2.14 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI KANUMILLI SUDHEER, SUPDT. ENGINEER, NAGARJUNASAGAR LEFT CANEL, TEKULAPALLI, KHAMMAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad, Khammam, Srikakulam and Kodada of Nalgonda and other places by A.C.B Officials over the residential house, Office of Sri Kanumilli Sudheer, Supdt. Engineer, Nagarjunasagar Left canal, Tekulapalli, Khammam District and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 5.2.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including (4) apartments at Hyderabad and Khammam, (2) house buildings at Kodada of Nalgonda district, (6) plots at Hyderabad, Khammam, Visakhapatnam and Kodada , land at Kolluru of Medak district and Narsingi of Cyberabad and at Kodada all worth Rs. 1,54,29,650/-; movable properties including ( 5 ) bank accounts in the name of Sri Sudheer (A.O) and his family members with total bank balances over Rs. 10,68,977/- ; 190 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs. 10 lakhs; Tata Indica car worth Rs. 5 lakhs; house hold articles worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs; Insurance policies, shares and fixed deposits all worth Rs. 29,54,800/- and net cash of Rs. 3,50,000/- . Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 2,14,53,427/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O is being arrested and produced before the Special Judge for S.P.E. and A.C.B. Cases and IIIrd Addl. Dist. Judge, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KANDURPI P.S. KALYANDURG CIRCLE, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT SRI PEDA VEMA NARAYANA CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5000/-

Sri Peda Vema Narayana, S/o Late Gangulappa, age 54 years, Sub-Inspector of Police, Kundurpi P.S. Kalyandurg Circle, Anantapur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 300 ft. away from Police Station at 10.20 AM on 5.2.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “to register a case against Sri Boya Gopi and 2 others U/s SC-ST POA Act against whom the complainant gave a report. Both hand fingers and right side back pocket of trouser of Sri Peda Vema Narayana yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The Tainted amount of Rs. 5,000/- was recovered from the ground in front of one Lepakshi Krishna Murthy’s house near P.S. where the A.O threw away the tainted currency. Sri Peda Vema Narayana is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHASILDAR, R.I, V.R.O. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D.Koteswara Rao, Tahasildar, Chagallu Mandal, West Godavari District, was trapped on 04.02.2008 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of recommending sanction of bore-well to her lands and for preparing and issuing pattadar pass-books. Sri G.Durga Nagendra, Revenue Inspector, Mandal Revenue Office, Chagallu Mandal, was also trapped at about the same time when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the above complainant for doing the official favour of getting the pattadar pass-books prepared and forwarding to the Tahasildar. The Revenue Inspector in turn handed over the bribe amount of Rs. 500/- to Smt Sita Sundari, Village Revenue Officer and Rs. 1500/- Sri Shaik Madina, Village Servant of Kaluvapalli Village, Chagallu Mandal. The left hand fingers of both Sri D.Koteswar Rao, Tahasildar and Smt.Sita Sundari, V.R.O., both fingers of Sri Durga Nagendra , Revenue Inspector and the right hand fingers of Sri Shaik Madina Village Servant tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of the tahasildar, V.R.O. and Village Servant. All the above four Accused Officers were arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY, A.P.SECRETARIAT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.Bhupathi Rao, former Assistant Secretary to Government, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further convicted the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Assistant Secretary and late S.S.Sadanandam, A.S.O. were trapped by ACB officials on 12.08.1999 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a Junior Assistant of Govt. High School, Anantapur Town for processing his file regarding regularization of service seniority.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders dismissing Sri V.Sambasiva Rao, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Office of Mandal Revenue Officer (Urban) Kakinada, East Godavari District from service following his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Visakhapatnam.Earlier, the said Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour in sending his daughter’s birth certificate to the R.D.O. for verification report.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, UPPAL, RR DIST.

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Sub-Registrar, Uppal, RR Dist. on 31.01.2008 at 6.10 PM. An unaccounted amount of Rs. 40,860/ which was illegally collected by the private agents, appointed by the Sub-Registrar from the public who came for registration of properties, was seized during the Surprise Check. On physical verification of cash chest, a short fall of Rs.1,230/- was found, which the Sub-Registrar was unable to account for. The Surprise Check also revealed that the official records were not maintained properly and three private persons were unauthorisedly employed by the Sub-Registrar for collecting mamools and to work in the computer room.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT O/o JOINT SUB-REGISTRARs I & II, WARANGAL URBAN, HANUMAKONDA

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office premises of Joint Sub-Registrar I & II, Warangal Urban located at Hanumakonda, Warangal District on 31.01.2008 at 5.00 PM. An unaccounted amount of Rs.18,595/- was seized from some of the staff members and private agents present in the office at the time of Surprise check.Some irregularities were also noticed due to which some official records were also seized. On physical verification of cash chest, a short fall of Rs. 2,010/- was found, which neither the Sub-Registrar nor the Stamp Vendor was able to account for.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.56 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. MIRYALA RAMULU, ADMNINSTRATIVE OFFICER, DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICE, NALGONDA.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Miryala Ramulu, Administrative Officer, District Medical & Health Office, Nalgonda and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, residential houses of the A.O at Nalgonda & his close relatives at Pune, Khammam, Kukatpalli, Hyderabad etc. on 01-02-2008 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.56 lakhs (Rupees Fifty six lakhs).The assets include one apartment and one house in Nalgonda Town, one apartment in Hyderabad, 10 house plots in Nalgonda and other immovable assets all worth Rs.44 lakhs. He is also found in possession of cash of Rs.1,95,000/-, Bank balances of Rs.2,00,000/-, Gold about 500 grams worth Rs.2,50,000/-, house hold articles worth Rs.2,20,000/-, one Pulssar Motor Cycle worth Rs.42,000/- and one Maruthi L.X.1 Car worth Rs.3,50,000/- etc to the tune of Rs.12,57,000/-. The searches are in progress. Some more details of Bank balances are awaited. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honorable Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

JANUARY - 2008

DISTRICT PANCHAYATH OFFICER, NALGONDA DISTRICT SRI VEPURI JEEVANACHARY CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 5,000/-

Sri Vepuri Jeevanachary, S/o late Gangadhar, age 55 years, District Panchayath Officer, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence near Collectorate Complex, Nalgonda at 10.25 AM on 31.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe from the complainant “for having helped the complainant in ensuring the smooth running of his shandy in Gajinagar village and also for issuing instructions for getting another cattle shandy which was illegally permitted by gram Panchayat Gajinagar Nalgonda district closed. Right hand fingers and the envelope in which the bribe amount was kept by Sri V.Jeevanachary yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the top of the table available in his bed room kept in an envelope given by Sri V.Jeevanachary at his instance. Sri V.Jeevanachary will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR, SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT SRI JANARDHAN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.5,000/- TO ALLOT HOUSE SITE PATTA

Sri Pamula Janardhan, S/o Venkaiah, age 56 years, Tahsildar, Sangareddy, Medak district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 8.00 AM on 30-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as bribe “to allot a house site patta to the grand mother of the complainant under the Freedom Fighter’s Quota”. Right hand fingers of Sri P.Janardhan which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the top of a teapoy at the instance of Sri P.Janardhan. Sri P.Janardhan will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER STOCKIST, MANDAL LEVEL STOCK POINT, GORANTLA AND PRIVATE PERSON, R/O GORANTLA OF ANATHAPUR DISTRICT WERE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Y.Ramachandrappa, former Stockist, Mandal Leval Stock Point, Gorantla, Ananthapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence punishable u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Further, the Special Judge sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to suffer six months simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.The judge also convicted Sri B.Srinivasulu, a Private person, r/o Gorantla. Ananthapur district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for abetting Sri Ramachandrappa and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Earlier, Sri Y.Ramachandrappa, former Stockist was trapped by the ACB officials on 27-11-2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for processing his bills pertaining to the month of October, 2002 through Sri B.Srinivasulu.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Ambati Simhachalam Naidu, Multi Purpose Extension Officer, O/o District Medical and Health Officer, Visakhapatnam on 17-01-2008. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. He was further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 03-09-2001 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3000/- for showing official favour in processing and granting Health approval for the Poultry Farm of the complainant.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR’S OFFICE, RAJANAGARAM, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

On 24-1-2008 at 5.00 PM ACB officials conducted a Surprise Check on the Sub-Registrar’s Office, Rajanagaram, East Godavari District and an amount of over Rs.11,000/- was seized from three private persons who earlier worked as Document Writers and are presently working as Agents for the Sub-Registrar and his staff for collection of money illegally from public who come to the office for official work.

ANTI CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 65 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI ADULLA VENKAT RANGA REDDY, PRINCIPAL, A.P. SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE, GHANPUR, WARANGAL DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residences of AO Sri Adulla Venkat Ranga Reddy, S/o Malla Reddy, age 49 years, Principal, A.P. Social Welfare Residential College, Ghanpur, Warangal District on 25-1-2008 at Warangal and Hyderabad. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.65 lakhs (Rupees sixty five lakhs only).The total assets include 5 (five) Plots – i.e., 1 plot at Hanumakonda in Warangal Dist., 2 Plots at Hayathnagar, 1 Plot at Shaikpet, 1 Plot at Moinabad in R.R. Dist; 5 Flats at Malakpet, Quthbiguda, Asmangadh, Moosarambagh in Hyderabad & Moosapet in R.R. District; Agricultural land to an extent of 26.15 acres at Gadwal, Madikonda & Pebbair; One shop at Asmangadh; Net Cash of Rs.75,000/-; Promissory Notes worth Rs.16,40,000/-; LIc premium paid worth Rs.80,000/-; Bank balance of Rs.60,000/- in different banks; Gold weighing 10 tulas worth Rs.50,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. Sri A.V.Ranga Reddy is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.76 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI ADAPA VENKATA NARASIMHA RAO, ASSISTANT EXCISE COMMISSIONER, PROBITION & EXCISE (ENFORCEMENT) DEPARTMENT, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house at Hyderabad of Sri Adapa Venkata Narasimha Rao, Assistant Excise Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise (Enforcement) Department, Mahabubnagar District and his office at Mahabubnagar and other houses belonging to his close relatives on 24.01.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including a three storied residential house in Hyderabad, 2 apartments (one in Hyderabad and another in Bangalore), 2 plots in Hyderabad and Kakinada and 5 acres of agricultural land in Gudlavalloor of Krishna District, all worth Rs.59,12,000/-. Movable properties include 4 bank accounts in the names of Sri A. Venkata Narasimha Rao and his family members with total bank balances over Rs.2.4 lakhs, Honda City 2006 model car worth Rs.8.2 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.4.5 lakhs, Insurance policies worth Rs.2.15 lakhs and net cash of Rs.46,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.76,83,000/- were unearthed during the searches. One locker in S.B.H., Nallakunta, which is in the joint names of Accused Officer and his wife is yet to be opened. Sri Adapa Venkata Narasimha Rao, Assistant Excise Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise (Enforcement) Department, Mahabubnagar District is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.Bhaskar Rao, former Senior Assistant, O/o Revenue Divisional Officer, Kothagudem, Khammam district has been dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped on 05-11-2001 by the officials of Anti- Corruption Bureau at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.600/- from the complainant for recommending and forwarding his application to Khammam Collectorate for sanction of license for running a Fire Crackers Shop.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Keshav, working as Assistant Engineer, Line Construction, A.P.TRANSCO, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District, was trapped today afternoon i.e. 23.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing the cheque for Rs.19,000/- towards compensation payable to the complainant’s father-in-law for cutting the trees in his fields over which electric-lines had been erected. Sri Keshav accepted the bribe amount in a hotel at Nallajerla in West Godavari District directly. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. Sri K.Keshav is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, PORUMAMILLA, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT SRI SYED MOHIBUDDIN CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 1000/- TO DEMARCATE 5 ACS. OF LAND OF THE COMPLAINANT.

Sri Syed Mohibuddin, S/o Syed Rafiuddin, age 53 years, Mandal Surveyor, Porumamilla, Cuddapah District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at a Tea stall, opposite to RTC Bus Stand, Porumamilla at 4.45 p.m. on 22-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe “ to get 5 acres of land pertaining to the father of the complainant demarcated and to fix the boundaries”. Both hand fingers of Sri Mohibuddin, which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from Sri Mohibuddin at his instance while he was counting the currency. Sri Mohibuddin was arrested and was produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1 CRORE AND FIFTY THREE LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI K.N. SAINATH, DY. GENERAL MANAGER, HYDERABAD METROPOLITAN WATER WORKS AND SEWERAGE BOARD, L.B. NAGAR DIVISION, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house, office of Sri K.N.Sainath, Dy. General Manager, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Works and Sewerage Board, L.B. Nagar Division, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 22.01.2008. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including 3 residential houses, 2 apartments, 5 plots in and around Hyderabad and 19 acres of land in Keesara, Rajendranagar and Shankarapalli Mandals of Cyberabad area all worth Rs.1 Crore and 10 lakhs rupees.Movable properties include 8 bank accounts in Sri Sainath and his family members’ names with total bank balances over Rs.2 lakhs, 1.5 Kgs (1500 Grams) of gold jewellery and 3 kgs. of silver articles worth Rs.12 lakhs, Santro 2007 model car worth Rs.4 lakhs, Hero Honda 2005 model motor cycle worth Rs.40,000/-, household articles worth Rs.5.4 lakhs, Insurance policies worth Rs.7.7 lakhs, Fixed Deposits in Banks and Postal Savings worth Rs.4.3 lakhs and net cash of Rs.7.5 lakhs. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1.53 Crores were unearthed during the searches. One more locker in the name of Mrs.Sainath is yet to be opened. Sri K.N.Sainath is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MINOR IRRIGATION OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Sri Y.Siva Ramachandra Rao, Superintendent, Office of the Executive Engineer, Special Minor Irrigation Division, Paderu, Visakhapatnam District. The Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine amount he was ordered to suffer simple imprisonment for two months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 25-01-2001 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000/- for showing official favour in preparing the arrears bills and leave encashment bill of the complainant.

UNIVERSITY ENGINEER, ANDHRA UNIVERSITY, VISAKHAPATNAM IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Vadali Bhaskara Rao, University Engineer, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.50,000/-(Rupees Fifty Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant on 22-01-2008 at about 8.05 A.M. for sanction of final bill of Rs.7.03 lakhs and also for forwarding the proposal for the construction of foreign students’ hostel, South Campus, Andhra University. Chemical Test on both hand fingers yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the right side table desk of the Accused Officer at his instance. Sri Bhaskara Rao is arrested and being produced before the Special Court for A.C.B. Cases and III Additional District Judge, Visakhapatnam.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER AND PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P.Pardhasaradhi, former M.R.O. Penuballi Mandal, and Sri M.Seetharamanuja Charyulu, former Panchayat Secretary, Mandalapadu Village, both of Khammam district and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year, each and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to undergo simple imprisonment for two months each, u/s 7 and u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act. Earlier the M.R.O. had demanded a bribe of Rs.5000/- from a villager of Mandalapadu Village for doing the official favour of entering his name in the Pattadar Passbook and other relevant revenue records in place of his late father and accepted the said bribe through the Panchayat Secretary.

DEPUTY TAHSILDAR, O/o TAHSILDAR, RAMAGIRI MANDAL, ANANATAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

On 18.01.2008 at about 6.15 P.M. at the O/o Tahasildar, Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district. ACB officials caught red handed Sri K.Muthyalappa, Deputy Tahasildar, O/o Tahasildar Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district, when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- from the complainant of Nasanakota village, Ramagiri Mandal, Anantapur district to discharge official favour of delivery of pattadar pass book to the complainant. When both hands of Sri Muthyalappa were subjected to the chemical test it yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Muthyalappa. Sri Muthyalappa was arrested and produced before the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, A.P. Hyderabad.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, WOMEN POLICE STATION, C.C.S. CITY POLICE, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Smt.K.Anuradha, Sub-Inspector of Police, Women Police Station, C.C.S., City Police, Hyderabad was caught red handed at her office, when she demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) as bribe from the Complainant on 18-01-2008 at 5.40 P.M. for arresting the accused in a dowry harassment case. The bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from her office table kept beneath a book at her instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (OPERATIONS), APNPDCL, GANGADHARA(M), KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Bandari Ajay Kumar, S/o Anjaiah, 29 years, Assistant Engineer (Operations), A.P.N.P.D.C.L. Gangadhara (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 2.40 P.M. on 18-1-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.6,000/- as bribe to install a 5 HP Current Meter and to give connection to the Power loom of the complainant. Right hand fingers and left shirt pocket of Sri Ajay Kumar yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.6,000/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket of the A.O. at his instance. Sri Bandari Ajay Kumar is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B.TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri R.V.V.Satyanarayana, Veterinary Assistant, Rural Live Stock Unit, Nunapathi, Visakhapatnam District was dismissed from service by the Director, Animal Husbandry, Hyderabad as he was recently convicted by the III Additional District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB officials on 18-3-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- for showing official favour in sending the complainant’s T.A. bills.

ACCOUNTS OFFICER, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri S.M.Rasool, former Accounts Officer, Nehru Zoological Park, Bahadurpura, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences U/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped on 16-8-1999 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.6000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for regularly deducting the installments of the loan amounts arranged by him to the employees of the Zoological Park and depositing the same in Andhra Bank which had provided the loan.

ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Prl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri N.Rajendra Prasad, former Asst. Electrical Inspector, O/o Chief Electrical Inspector and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Spl. Judge further convicted the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, he was trapped on 28-9-2000 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.650/- from an electrician to issue instruments Test Certificate to enable him to apply for ‘B’ grade Electrical contractor license.

FORMER SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, TANGUTUR POLICE STATION, PRAKASAM PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

Sri B.Ravichandra, former Sub-Inspector of Police, Tangutur Police Station, Prakasam District was punished in an ACB case by the Government of A.P. by imposing punishment of reduction in time scale of pay by (3) stages for a period of 5 years with cumulative effect. Earlier, the above Sub-Inspector was trapped by the Officials of ACB on 27.04.1995 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant for eliminating his name from the list of accused in a criminal case.

A.C.B. CONDUCTED SURPRISE CHECK ON THE OFFICE OF TRANSPORT CHECK POST, SALOOR, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT

A surprise check conducted at R.T.A. Check post at Saloor on 7.1.2008 morning revealed that Sri Seelam Praveen Kumar Reddy, Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector, R.T.A. Check post, Saloor is collecting money from truck drivers through a private person by engaging him to collect mamools. An unaccounted amount of Rs.11,170/- was recovered from the private person. During the Surprise check, 8 truck drivers visited the check point and also paid bribes at the check post. The illegally collected amount was seized. Further action is being taken.

MOTOR VEHICLES INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B. DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri G.Papi Reddy, former Motor Vehicles Inspector, O/o the Regional Transport Officer, Karimnagar district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default, to suffer three months simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13(1)(e) r/w 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, i.e. for possession of assets disproportionate to his lawful income. The Special Judge further ordered to confiscate his assets worth Rs.11,06,530/- to the Govt.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri J.Srinivas, working as Junior Assistant, in the O/o D.E.O, West Godavari, Eluru, was trapped today afternoon i.e. 07.01.2008 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,600/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing his leave sanction order approved by the D.E.O. Sri Srinivas instructed the complainant to keep the tainted amount in his almirah near the table. The tainted amount was recovered from the almirah. Sri J.Srinivas is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri M.V.Ramana Murthy, Panchayat Secretary, Kaki Gram Panchayat Rolla Mandal, Anantapur district was dismissed from service by the District Collector, Anantapur as he was convicted by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the ACB Officials on 17.6.1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- for issuing a training certificate to facilitate the complainant to obtain loan under P.M.R.Y. Scheme.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri B.Nagabhusanam, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police formerly at Narsipatnam Police Station, Visakhapatnam District, was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, Sri B.Nagabhusanam, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a person of Nathavaram Mandal in Visakhapatnam District for showing official favour in enlarging him on bail and releasing his vehicle that had met with an accident. After completion of the investigation of the case, the said Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police was placed on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LTD., CHOWDAPALLI MANDAL, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nurallah, Assistant Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Chowdapalli Mandal, Chittoor District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 12.30 P.M. on 05-01-2008 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe from the complainant Smt. Hamsa Veni to discharge the official favour of releasing the 2nd installment payment order for Rs.11,000/- under Indiramma Housing Scheme-II Phase. Both hand fingers of A.O. when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered at his instance. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P. E & A.C.B Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SUB TREASURY OFFICER, PODALAKUR MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT SRI SHAIK KHALEEL CAUGHT BY ACB WHILE ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS.1,000/- FOR SANCTION OF PENSION OF A RETIRED TEACHER.

Sri Shaik Khaleel, S/o Murthuja, aged 51 years, Sub-Treasury Officer, Podalakur Mandal, Nellore District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his office at 2.10 P.M. on 04-01-2008, when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,000/- as bribe for sanction of Pension of a retired Teacher. Both hand fingers of the AO and his left shirt pocket which came into contact with the tainted currency yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was recovered from his left shirt pocket at his instance. Sri Shaik Khaleel is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (P.R) DEPARTMENT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Simultaneous searches have been conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials on 04-01-2008 on the houses of P.V.Ramana Reddy, Dy. Executive Engineer (P.R.) Department, Vikarabad of Ranga Reddy district and those of his relatives at Vikarabad and Kurnool Town. Following movable and immovable assets worth Rs.50,17,000/- were unearthed.1. 18 House sites at Kurnool and Nandikotkur Rs.8,21,000/- 2. One House at Kurnool Town Rs.28,00,000/- 3. One LIG House at Gadwal of Mahaboob Nagar District Rs.1,00,000/- 4. House Plots purchase receipts Rs.4,35,000/- 5. Gold Ornaments weighing 36 Tulas Rs. 2,70,000/- 6. Silver Articles weighing 550 grams Rs.5,000/- 7. 5(Five) LIC Polices (Premia) Rs. 4,32,000/- 8. House Hold Articles, Cash, Bank Balances Rs. 3,54,000/- 9. Two Locker Keys were found and the lockers are yet to be searched. The A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Spl. Judge for SPE/ACB Cases, Hyderabad.