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LINEMAN, AP TRANSCO DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri P.Bhaskar Lineman, AP Transco, Kullur, Anantapur district was dismissed from service in view of his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier he was trapped by the ACB officials on 24.12.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing the file related to the electrical service connection to his agricultural bore-well.

COUNSELLING & REHABILITATION OFFICER, A.P. VIKALANGULA COOPERATIVE CORPORATION, KADAPA JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri. Shaik Darbar Basha, Counseling & Rehabilitation Officer, Office of the District Manager, A.P. Vikalangula Co-Operative Corporation Kadapa and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of the 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 the demand and 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.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT THE SOCIAL WELFARE BOYS HOSTEL – SCHEDULED CASTE, MADHIRA, KHAMMAM DIST.

A Surprise check was conducted at the Social Welfare Boys Hostel, (Scheduled Caste) Madhira, Khammam District on 29/30.10.2007. On physical verification, only 23 boys were present out of 61 boys. The records which were supposed to be in the hostel were found in the residence of the Hostel Warden at Madhira. Boarders Attendance Register and Stock Issue Register were maintained upto 10.10.2007 only. Other records also are not maintained properly. Boarders complained that diet was not provided as per menu chart. Further action is being taken

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON THE OFFICE OF DEPUTY TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER, CHITTOOR

A Surprise check was conducted on the Office of Deputy Transport Commissioner, Chittoor on 29.10.2007 at 5.30 p.m. and unaccounted cash of Rs. 68,660/- seized from the possession of (8) Eight Private Persons who were found moving in the office premises of Deputy Transport Commissioner, Chittoor. In addition, Rs. 13,000/- was found on the floor near the Cabin of Deputy Transport Commissioner and excess cash of Rs. 10,670/- was recovered from the possession Office staff of DTC , Chittoor , for which they have not accounted for satisfactorily. Total unaccounted cash seized was Rs. 92,330/-. Further action is being taken.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON GOVT. BOYS HOSTEL FOR SCs, GUDURU VILLAGE AND MANDAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

On 28.10.2007 the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials conducted a Surprise Check on the Boys Hostel for SCs, Gudur and found that Sri. T.Bhaskar, Hostel Welfare Officer had committed various irregularities like supplying poor quality food, having lesser provisions in stock, maintaining false boarder strength etc. Further action is being taken.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 97 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. S.PRABHAKAR REDDY, SPECIAL DEPUTY COLLECTOR,LAND ACQUISITION, INTERNATIONAL AIR PORT, SHAMSHABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad, Alwal and Karimnagar District and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residential house, office of Sri. S.Prabhakar Reddy, s/o Sri. Venkat Reddy, Special Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition, International Air Port Shamshabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 29.10.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one house at Alwal, one flat at Tirumalgherry, two shops at Alwal, one three storied building at Karimnagar, six house plots at Pocharam , about eighteen (18) acres of agricultural land in Shameerpet, Bommarajpet and Ghanpur, all worth Rs. 68,47,625/-. Moveable properties include bank accounts in A.O and his family members names with net cash of Rs. 12,31,000/-, about one (1) Kg. of gold jewellery and five (5) Kgs of silver articles worth Rs. 6,50,000/-, one 2004 model Tata Indica Car worth Rs. 4 lakhs, house hold articles worth Rs. 1,55,100/- and seven (7) L.I.C. Premia Insurance policies worth Rs. 4,04,148/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 96,87,873/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB case at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

FORMER PROJECT DIRECTOR, DRDA, GUNTUR, CONVICTED IN ACB ASSETS CASE

The Hon’ble Spl. Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri. B.Venkateswara Rao, former Project Director, D.R.D.A., Guntur district and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for six months U/s 248(2) Cr.P.C. The judge also ordered for confiscation of Rs. 2,09,982=07 from the accused officer. Earlier Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against Sri. B.Venkateswara Rao for being in possession of disproportionate assets.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF APCPDCL EMPLOYEE WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Superintending Engineer, (OP) East Circle, Greater Hyderabad, APCPDCL, Secunderabad issued orders withholding the entire pension and retirement gratuity and other terminal benefits of Sri. J.Narendra Kumar, U.D.C., O/o theA.A.O, ERO, Kukatpally, R.R.Dist. in view of his conviction by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in trap case.Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 11.10.2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 200/- from the Supervisor of a Tiffin Centre to render necessary help in getting the ‘No dues Certificates’ to the 3 disconnected service connections of the tiffin center.

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

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Dr. M.Shankar, former Medical Officer, Primary Health Centre, Nizamsagar, Nizamabad district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment under section 7 and also to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment under sections 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier he was trapped on 3.7.2001 by officials of this Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from a Multipurpose Primary health assistant for showing official favour of not acting upon her voluntary retirement application.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED OVER A.P.RESIDENTIAL HIGH SCHOOL & JUNIOR COLLEGE FOR GIRLS, TRIBAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT, PADERU, VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT.

A surprise check was conducted on the A.P.Tribal Welfare Residential High School / Junior College (Girls) premises, Paderu, Visakhapatnam District on 27.10.2007 at 1.00 P.M and various irregularities pertaining to Attendance, Menu, Stock of Provisions and in providing amenities to the students were unearthed. Further action is being taken.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, I.T.D.A., RAMPACHODAVARAM,EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Today A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the office of Sri. A.Venkata Subba Rao, Executive Engineer, I.T.D.A., Rampachodavaram, East Godavari District, his residence and residences of his relatives at Gollaprolu, East Godavari District and unearthed assets worth about Rs. 1,01,00,000/- (Rupees One Crore & One Lakh). The assets include 4 house plots at Gollaprolu, 3 house plots at Kakinada, One house at Gollaprolu, 2 Houses at Kakinada, House-hold articles worth about Rs. 4 Lakhs, One Scorpio Car, One Maruti Alto Car, Cash of Rs. 13,64,000/- and Jewellery. The A.O. and his family members are in possession of 4 lockers of which 3 are opened and one is yet to be opened. Searches are continuing. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF BUILDING INSPECTOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION VISAKHAPATNAM

Today A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the office of Sri. P.Vemana, Building Inspector, Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam, at Visakhapatnam and also at his residence at Chirala and houses of his relatives at Chirala and unearthed assets worth about Rs. 40,00,000/- (Rupees Forty Lakhs). The assets include 8 plots, 6 houses at Chirala, House hold articles worth about Rs. 4 lakhs, One Motor-cycle and One scooter. Searches are continuing. The accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI. PADALA RAJASEKHAR REDDY, JOINT DIRECTOR, MINES AND GEOLOGY, A.P., HYDERABAD.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri. Padala Rajasekhar Reddy, Joint Director, Mines & Geology, A.P., Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the official premises, residential houses of the A.O and his relatives at Hyderabad and Guntur on 26-10-2007 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rupees One Crore. The assets include three houses, one each at Hyderabad, Guntur and Vizag, 20 house plots situated in and around Hyderabad, Guntur and Bangalore worth Rs.66,60,000/-, document showing the investment of Rs.13 lakhs towards money lending, Cash of Rs.1,70,000/-, 6,104 US dollars, 190 U.K. Pounds & Bank balances of Rs.7,21,000/-, one Accent Car and one Kinetic Honda bike worth Rs.5,46,000/-, about 2.137 Kgs. of Gold ornaments worth Rs.12 lakhs and house hold articles all to the tune of Rs.1,11,30,000/-(Rupees One Crore Eleven lakhs thirty thousands only).The inventory of one more bank locker is being taken. 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.

SRI MOHD. ABDUL WAHEED, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER,PULIPALUPULA VILLAGE, MUNUGODU MANDAL, NALGONDA DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Mohd. Abdul Waheed, S/o Khasim, age 42 years, Village Revenue Officer, Pulipalupula Village, Munugonda Mandal, Nalgonda District was caught red handed on the road leading from Kalavalapally Village to Pulipalupula Village when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred only) from the Complainant on 25.10.07 at 12.55 PM for doing official favour i.e. “to issue pattadar pass book in Sy. No. 537/A belonging to the Complainant to an extent of 4 acres”. Right hand fingers of the AO and inner flap of left side shirt pocket of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the AO at his instance. AO is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY THE A.C.B. OFFICIALS AGAINST OFFICIALS OF COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICE, CHARMINAR CIRCLE AND NIZAM SAHI ROAD CIRLCLE, HYDERABAD.

On credible information that the officials of Commercial Tax Office, Charminar Circle and Commercial Tax Office, Nizam Sahi Road Circle located in Gaganvihar Complex, M.J.Road, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt activities, a surprise check was conducted at 12.30 P.M. on 25.10.2007 and three unauthorized private persons namely Sri Abdul Habeeb, Sri G.Shiva Kumar and Sri Bhaskar at CTO, Charminar Circle Office found with VAT Registration Applications and Turn over Tax Forms acting as agents of firm proprietors and CTO officials. They were found with unaccounted money of Rs. 3,795/- (Rupees Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety five only). Also unaccounted money of Rs. 6,995/- only was found with the CTO, Charminar Circle Office staff and Rs. 7,449/- (Rupees Seven Thousand Four Hundred and Forty nine only) with the CTO, Nizam Sahi Road Circle office staff and the same was not declared in personal cash register. Besides this, an amount of Rs. 1,200/- was found lying on the office floor underneath the table of Sri Balakrishna, Senior Assistant of CTO, Charminar Circle. CTO, Charminar Circle Sri L.Narasa Reddy was present during the surprise check and CTO Nizam Sahi Road circle Sri Prabhakar Jain was found absent. Total amount of Rs. 19,439/- (Rupees Nineteen thousand four hundred and thirty nine only) has been seized by the ACB officials. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT THREE PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES AT BOWENPALLY PHC, VILLASAGAR PHC & KODURUPAKA PHC OF KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

A Surprise check was conducted at three Primary Health Centres at Bowenpally Primary Health Centre, Villasagar Primary Health Centre and Kodurupaka Primary Health centre of Karimnagar District. During the course of Surprise Check, various irregularities viz. absence of staff including Doctors, improper maintenance of records & discrepancies in the stock were unearthed. Further action is being taken.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED IN THE AUDIT SECTION OF GREATER VISAKHAPATNAM MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

A Surprise check was conducted in the Audit Section of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation. During the course of Surprise Check, unaccounted cash of Rs.26,045/- (Rupees twenty six thousand and forty five only ) was seized from the officials of that section who were collecting money illegally for passing the bills. Further action is being taken.

SRI ANUMALLA RAJENDER, SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o ASSISTANT PAY & ACCOUNTS OFFICER, SRSP CAMP, CHINTAGATTU, HANAMKONDA, WARANGAL DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Anumalla Rajender, S/o Laxmaiah, age 33 years, Senior Assistant, O/o Assistant Pay & Accounts Officer, SRSP Camp, Chintagattu, Hanamkonda, Warangal District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1,500/- (Rupees One thousand Five Hundred only) from the Complainant on 23.10.2007 at 11.00 AM for doing official favour i.e. “ to process the bill pertaining to the work of temporary restoration of Peddacheruvu Bunga of Kalleda Village, Parvathagiri Mandal, Warangal District”. Both hand fingers of the AO and inner flap of right side pant pocket of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the right side pant pocket of the AO at his instance.A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, TALAKALLU MANDAL,ANANATPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri A.V.Subba Rao, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Talakallu Mandal, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 23.10.2007 at 9.30 A.M. at his residence in Kadiri when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant R.Narasimhulu, Ration Shop Dealer, Rachinapalli Village, Talakallu Mandal, Anantapur district for showing official favour to certify the stock register from Feb., 2007 to Sept., 2007. The tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR INSPECTOR/AUDITOR OF CO-OPERATIVE DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.Srinivas, former Junior Inspector/Auditor, Office of the District Cooperative Audit Officer, Warangal was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier he was trapped on 4.4.2001 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau in his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the President of S.T. Labour Co-Op. Society, Marripeda Bangla, Warangal to submit audit reports in favour of 8 S.T. Labour Co-op. Societies of Marripeda & Narasimhulapet Mandals of Warangal district.

A.P. TRANSCO UDC CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri E.Mallesh, formerly UDC, A.P. TRANSCO, General Revenue Circle, Warangal 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 under section 7 of P.C. Act, 1988. He further sentenced the A.O. to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence under sections 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 04-04-2002 by officials of this Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant to do the official favour of processing a file relating to the adjustment of excess amount wrongly collected earlier by the TRANSCO authorities for the power connection of his flour mill.

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

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Mohd. Aziz Ahmed former Junior Assistant, O/o District Backward Class Welfare Officer, Warangal 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 under section 7 of P.C. Act, 1988. He further sentenced the A.O. to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence under sections 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 02-02-2001 by officials of this Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the Correspondent of Aravindo Junior College, Kesamudram, Warangal district for doing official favour of handing over two cheques for Rs.19,500/- and Rs.8,250/- towards the scholarship amount of students of the college.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S. Srinivasa Rao, former Jr. Assistant, Khammam Municipality Khammam district was dismissed from the service by the department following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Jr. Assistant was trapped on 5-1-2001 by officials of ACB., when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of Khammam for showing official favour to issue ownership certificate in respect of shop belonging to the complainant for raising a bank loan.

HOSTEL WARDEN FOR SC BOYS HOSTEL, TANAKAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT CONVICTED.

The Addl. Spl-Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Reddy Saheb, Hostel Warden Gr-II, S.C Boys Hostel, Tanakal, Anantapur Dist., and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- for the offence u/s 13 (1)(e) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer six months simple imprisonment. The Addl. Special Judge further ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of Rs.3,35,652-65 Ps to the Government. Earlier a case was booked against the above A.O on 21-4-1992 for possession of assets in his name and in the names of his family members which were disproportionate to the known sources of his income which he failed to satisfactorily account for.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., SAMBEPALLI MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri A. Laxmaiah, Asst. Engineer, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Sambepalli Mandal, Kadapa district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 19-10-2007 at 2-30 PM at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri M. Gurappa R/o Bavulakadapalli, S. Somavaram Hamlet, Sambepalli Mandal, Kadapa district for showing official favour to provide electrical connection to the motor fitted to the agricultural well of the complainant. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO yielded positive results. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases at Nellore.Case is under investigation.

SRI TIMMAPUR BALA SWAMY, ACCOUNTS OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AYUSH, TILAK ROAD, ABIDS, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Timmapur Bala Swamy, S/o. Late T. Kishtappa, age 56 years, Accounts Officer, Department of Ayush, Tilak Road, Abids, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- (Rupees Twenty Thousand only) as bribe from the Complainant on 18.10.2007 at about 1.30 P.M. for returning of two E.M.D. Demand Drafts. Chemical test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of the Accused Officer at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT THE DEPOT OF A.P. BEVERAGES CORPORATION LIMITED, IML @ ETCHERLA, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

A Surprise check was conducted at the Depot of A.P. Beverages Corporation Limited, IML @ Etcherla, Srikakulam District by A.C.B. officers. During the course of Surprise Check, unaccounted cash of Rs.41,926/- (Rupees forty one thousand nine hundred and twenty six only) was seized from the room of Sri M.Ram Koteswar Rao, Data Operator. He collected the amount illegally on behalf of the Depot Manager (Excise Superintendent) Sri P.Maheswar Rao from various dealers of Srikakulam District who lifted the liquor stock from the Depot.

SRI MCDONALD FRANCIS, S/O. SRI SYLVESTER, SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/O. THE TAHSILDAR, RAJENDRA NAGAR, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri MCdonald Francis, S/o. Sri Sylvester, Senior Assistant, O/o. the Tahsildar, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant on 17.10.2007 at 2.15 P.M. for processing the file related to Pattedar Pass Book. Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from his right side pant pocket at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI.PANTHAM NARSAIAH, JOINT DIRECTOR, O/o DIRECTOR OF TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING, A.P., HYDERABAD.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Pantham Narsaiah, Joint Director, Office of the Director of Town & Country Planning, A.P., Hyderabad and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the official premises, residential houses of the A.O and his relatives at Road No.5, Banjara hills, Kachiguda, Hyderabad and Sirisilla of Kareemnagar District on 7-10-2007 which resulted in unearthing of disproportionate assets worth over Rupees One Crore. The assets include four Flats, one house in Hyderabad city worth Rs.65 lakhs, several Plots showing the investment of Rs.15 lakhs towards advance, Cash of Rs.5 lakhs & Bank balances of Rs.18 lakhs, Santro Car of Rs.3.80 lakhs, about one Kg of Gold ornaments and house hold articles all to the tune of Rs.1,16,00,000/-(Rupees One Crore sixteen lakhs). The inventory of the bank lockers is being taken. 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.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri N. Ramachandram, Panchayat Secretary, former Yelpugonda Gram Panchayat, Macharddy Mandal, Nizamabad District was dismissed from service by the Government basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P., Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Panchayat Secretary was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 24-2-2003, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant to certify his land ownership enabling him to obtain loan from B.C. Corporation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. GRAFT CASE

Sri G. Mahesh Kumar, formerly Junior Assistant, Office of the Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj (R.W.S.) Division, Ranga Reddy district was dismissed by the Government basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P., Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 1-5-2002, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.350/- from a retired A.E., for sending his service book to the R.W.S. Sub-Division, Shameerpet for claiming his G.I.S. and F.B.F. After completion of investigation by A.C.B., Government placed the above A.O. on his defence before the T.D.P.

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

Sri P. Srinivas Vijay, formerly Asst. Divisional Engineer (Operations) of A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Masab Tank, Hyderabad was dismissed from service by the Chairman & Managing Dirctor, APCPDCL, Hyderabad following his conviction in the trap case registered by the A.C.B. The said A.D.E., was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 6 months and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. The A.D.E., had earlier demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- through private persons, form an electrical contractor of Hyderabad for doing an official favour of installing a transfer and giving service connections.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY A.C.B. OFFICIALS ON SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, ALWAL LOCATED AT VALLABH NAGAR, BEGUMPET, HYDERABAD.

On credible information that the Officials of Sub-Registrar Office, Alwal, located at Vallabh Nagar, Begumpet, Hyderabad are indulging in corrupt and irregular practices, a surprise check was conducted at 12.45 P.M. on 15.10.2007. Two private persons namely Sri Madhusudhan Reddy, aged about 31 years and Sri Ramesh, aged 21 years were found acting as agents at Sub-Registrar Office and an amount of Rs.325/- and Rs.520/- has been found respectively with them. It was also found that a total of thirteen (13) transactions took place in the office today and an amount of Rs.2,120/- should have been collected from the customers towards fee. However, on collecting of cash, Rs.2,100/- was found thereby revealing a shortage of Government money. It has been further observed that the officials were issuing receipts on white slips instead of computer receipts or receipts with prescribed proforma, which is irregular. Total amount of Rs.2,955/- has been seized. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT OF SUB-TREASURY CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Rakoti Akkala Naidu, Senior Accountant, Sub-Treasury Office, Srikakulam and sentenced him to under go rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Further, he was ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months. Earlier the said Senior Accountant was trapped by the officials of A.C.B when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,500/- from one complainant to do an official favour in preparing enhanced pension bill of his mother.

TAHASILDAR, SULTANABAD MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Byram Padmaiah, Tahaslildar, Sultanabad Mandal, Karimnagar district was caught red handed by A.C.B, officials on 11.10.2007, at 9.10 A.M. at his residence at Karimnagar town when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rupees 40,000/- from a business man of Togari Village, Sultanabad Mandal, Karimnagar dist. for issuing No Objection Certificate to the Mines and Geology Department in respect of the Granite Quarry Lands which are being leased to the complainant. The chemical test conducted over the fingers of both hands of Sri Padmaiah as well as on the inner flap of the left shirt pocket of Sri Padmaiah yielded positive results. The tainted amount of rupees 40,000/- was recovered at the instance of Sri Padmaiah. The accused officer Sri Padmaiah is being arrested and remanded to judicial custody.

CIRCLE INSPECTOR, PROHIBITION & EXCISE DEPARTMENT, YEMMIGANUR,KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri S.Jaya Ram Naik, Circle Inspector, Prohibition & Excise Department, Yammiganur, Kurnool District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 10-10-2007 at 8-15 AM at his residence at Gandhi Nagar, Yemmiganur when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri P.Krishna Mohan Reddy, Proprietor, Raja Wines, Madhavaram, Mantralayam Mandal, Kurnool District for showing official favour to issue the invoice and stock register of Raja Wins, Madhavaram. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of the A.O yielded positive results. The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDTIONAL SPECIAL JUDGE FOR SPE & ACB CASES, HYDERABAD CONVICTS ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (PR), RURAL WATER SUPPLY, DHONE(M), KURNOOL DISTRICT.

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri T. Ram Mohan Reddy, Assistant Executive Engineer (Panchayat Raj), Rural Water Supply, Dhone (M), Kurnool District in a trap case and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. The Hon’ble Judge further sentenced the A.O to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offences U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer three months simple imprisonment. Both sentences shall run concurrently. Earlier, Sri T.Ram Mohan Reddy, Asst. Executive Engineer (PR), Rural Water Supply, Dhone(M), Kurnool District was trapped when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4400/- (Rupees four thousand and four hundred only) as bribe from a contractor to do an official favour of recording the M.Book in respect of submergible motors, electric switchboard panels and other materials worth Rs.44000/- supplied by him.

PANCHAYAT RAJ ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri M. Sudarshan, formerly Assistant Engineer (Panchayat Raj), Ibrahimpatnam, Karimnagar District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer three months simple imprisonment each for the offences U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Assistant Engineer was trapped on 1-3-2002 by officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4000/- from a contractor for showing official favour of forwarding the file concerned to the return of his E.M.D.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR UNIT OFFICE, ADONI, KURNOOL DISTRICT

On 06-10-2007 at 2-05 PM the ACB officials conducted a surprise check on the Unit Office of the Motor Vehicle Inspector, Adoni and found that Sri Viswanadha Reddy, MVI has engaged Sri Mastan, Private Agent and 5 others to collect bribes on behalf of the MVI Unit Office staff, Adoni. The Bureau officials seized Rs.76, 605/- from their possession which was not accounted for satisfactorily.

BANOTH SURENDER NAIK, SUB-REGISTRAR, PARGI(M), R.R. DIST. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Banoth Surender Naik,(AO-1) S/o Jamla Naik, age 32 years, Sub-Registrar, Pargi Mandal, R.R. District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 6-10-2007 at 12-30 PM at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2000/- and handed it over to Sri Varala Satyanarayana (A-2), S/o Anjiah, age 48 years, R/o Pargi Town, Stamp Vendor for safe custody for showing official favour of ‘’ handing over the Mortgage Deed document which was registered on 01-10-2007 belonging to the complainant ‘’. Both hand fingers of the AO-1 and A-2 when subjected to chemical test yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was seized from the right side pant pocket from A2 at his instance. Both AO1 and A2 are been arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (HOUSING) IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B. Chenchaiah, working as Asst. Engineer (Housing) Kovur Mandal, Nellore Dist., was trapped today i.e, on 04-10-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of releasing the final bill of the complainant in respect of the house constructed by him under Rural Pucca Housing Scheme. The AO accepted the bribe amount directly from the complainant and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of A.O. The A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Spl-Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Nellore.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 85 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KOTHA VEERA REDDY, AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OFFICER, O/o ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residences of AO Sri. Kotha Veera Reddy, S/o Bhoom Reddy, age 51 years, Agricultural Extension Officer, O/o Assistant Director of Agriculture Karimnagar and his relatives residences at Karimnagar on 4.10.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 85 Lakhs (Rupees Eighty Five lakhs only). The total assets include (17) (Seventeen) plots – i.e. 16 plots at Karimnagar and 1 (One) Plot at R.R District, 1 (One) flat at Hyderabad and 1 (One) House at Karimnagar, 5 (Five) Acres of Land at Gangadhar Mandal, Karimnagar, one Maruthi Car, 40 Tolas of gold , Cash of Rs. 8,000/- fixed deposits worth Rs. 4 Lakhs, LIC worth Rs. 2 Lakhs, Bank balances worth Rs. 4.5. Lakhs in various banks and house hold Articles worth Rs. 2 Lakhs. Accused Officer will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES ONE CRORE AND THIRTEEN LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI MEDA RAMESH REDDY,SPECIAL EXECUTIVE MAGISTRATE, HYDERABAD COLLECTORATE.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad, Nalgonda and Janagaon by A.C.B. Officials at the residence and office of Sri Meda Ramesh Reddy, Special Executive Magistrate, Hyderabad Collectorate and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 04.10.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including one three storied building at Venkatagiri Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad along with ten (10) house sites at Namana Resorts, Serilingamapalli, Narsingi, Rajendra Nagar, Kokapet, Kollur, etc. in and around Hyderabad and at Janagaon in Warangal District, all worth Rs.79,09,665/-. Moveable properties include bank accounts in A.O. and his family members names with total bank balances over Rs.13,57,094/-, 116 grams of gold jewellery and 1 ½ kg. of silver articles worth Rs. 1,50,000/-, one Innova car worth Rs. 10 lakhs, household articles worth Rs.4,14,420/-, Insurance policies worth Rs. 4,91,504/- and net cash of Rs.35,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1,13,57,683/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

WITHHOLDING OF PENSION AND GRATUITY IN FULL PERMANENTLY IMPOSED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN ACB CASES

The Government has issued orders imposing punishment of with-holding o pension and gratuity in full permanently in respect of Sri M. Nagi Reddy, Formerly E.E (PR), Ananthapur (now retired) following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad in C.C.No.8/1999.Earlier, the Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Ananthapur colluded with the supplier and placed order for supply of hand pump spares costing Rs.9,55,486/- on a non-existing irm and accepted fake inspection certificate and paid APGST to the non existing firm, flouting the terms and conditions of the rate contract.

FORMER ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER, APSPDCEL, VENKATAGIRI, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B. cases, Nellore convicted Sri M. Armugam, Addl. Asst. Engineer, A.P.S.P.D.C.L., Venkatagiri, Nellore Dist. 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 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. The Spl-Judge further 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 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from an Electrical Contractor for processing the files for payment for the works done by the said Contractor.

TAHSILDAR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D. Babu Rao, working as Tahsildar, Bikkavolu Mandal, East Godavari Dist. was trapped today i.e, on 03-10-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing Income Certificate to his wife and for permitting conversion of his land to fish tanks. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly from the complainant and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of A.O.The A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Spl-Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam.

SEPTEMBER - 2007

SANITARY-CUM-FOOD INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Chollangi Swamy Babu, Sanitary-cum-Food Inspector, Bhimavaram Municipality, Bhimavaram, West Godavari District. He sentenced the A.O to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.500/-in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offences U/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and he further sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.500/- in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Sanitary-cum-Food Inspector was trapped by the officials of ACB on 24-11-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- for showing official favour for processing and getting a licence issued for running a chicken centre.

MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri G.Moses, Mandal Revenue Inspector, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Anandapuram, Visakhapatnam District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence U/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. He further sentenced Sri G. Moses to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for 2 months for the offence U/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Mandal Revenue Inspector was trapped by the officials of the ACB when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1000/- from a resident of Anandapuram for showing official favour in writing a report to the R.D.O., Visakhapatnam in connection with the petition filed U/s 107 Cr.P.C by the complainant.

HORTICULTURE OFFICER IN ACB NET

Sri B. Thirumala Rao, working as Horticulture Officer, Kanigiri, Prakasam District was trapped today i.e., 29-9-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.6,000/- (Rupees six thousand only) from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing fertilizers permit under horticulture mission. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly from the complainant and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of AO.The A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Nellore.

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

Sri N. Hrudayananda Reddy, Junior Asst., O/o M.R.O., Shamshabad, R.R. Dist was dismissed from service by the Government In view of his conviction. Earlier, the Jr. Asst was trapped on 9-2-2001 by the officials of A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from the complainant, for showing official favour to hand over the copies of the pahanies of his lands.

SRI SUGGALA KOTESWARA RAO, ASST. DIRECTOR, SURVEY & LAND RECORDS, ADILABAD DIST. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Suggala Koteswara Rao, S/o Late Krishna Murthy, age 54 years, Assistant Director, Survey & Land Records, Adilabad District was caught red handed at his residence at Teachers Colony, Adilabad when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) from the complainant on 27-9-2007 at 3.30 PM for doing official favour i.e. “to deliver a copy of the panchanama conducted by the AO on 13-7-2007 pertaining to the land in Survey No.333 of Donabanda (V) of Mancherial (M) belonging to the complainant along with a copy of Teepan”. Right hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the drawing table drawer in the bed room of the AO’s house at his instance. A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MANDAL ENGINEERING OFFICER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT PORUMAMILLA MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRCIT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Baladev Singh, Mandal Engineering Officer, Porumamilla Mandal, Kadapa district was dismissed from service on 08.08.2007 by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 4,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB officials on 21.09.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of recording the work in the M-Book, preparing bills for the work done by the complainant and to submit the same to the concerned officers.

BILL COLLECTOR CHITTOOR MUNICIPALITY, CHITTOOR JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri B.Mohan Chetty, Bill Collector Chittoor Municipality Chittoor and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 200/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 300/- 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 27.09.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- for doing an official favour of transferring the ownership of house in the name of the complainant which he had inherited from his father.

HOSTEL WELFARE OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri P.S.David Raju, Boys Hostel Warden formerly at Narasapuram, West Godavari district u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of two years and to pay fine of Rs. 2,000/- and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for six months. He further ordered to confiscate the disproportionate assets of the AO to the State.Earlier, a case was registered against Sri P.S.David Raju, Warden, formerly at Narasapuram, West Godavari district on the allegation of disproportionate assets worth Rs. 3, 51, 328/-.

FORMER SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE OFFICER, KRISHNA DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Government issued orders dismissing Sri P.V.Satyanarayana Murthy, former Senior Assistant Office of the District Backward Classes Welfare Officer, Krishna district from service. Earlier Sri P.V.Satyanarayana Murthy, Senior Assistant, was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- for showing the official favour of handing over proceedings of joining order after availment of sick leave by Smt. B.M.S.Ratna Bai, Hostel Welfare Officer, Government B.C.Girls Hostel, Gudlavalleru, Krishna district. After finalizing the investigation, the Bureau recommended to place the official on his defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Basing on the enquiry report of the T.D.P, Government imposed the punishment of dismissal from service.

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

Sri M.Sahadev, S.I of Police, formerly at Malkloor P.S, Nizamabad district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the S.I was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 7.4.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from a driver of A.P.S.R.T.C. for showing official favour for not registering a F.I.R. and to book only a petty case against him.

APCPDCL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S.Pandu Reddy, former UDC, o/o AAO, Electricity Revenue Office, Kukatpally, Ranga Reddy district was dismissed by the S.E (Operations), West Circle (RR-North), Greater Hyderabad, APCPDCL., in view of his conviction in a trap case. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 30.1.2002, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant, to adjust the excess amount collected towards capacitor surcharge, for future electricity bills.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri S.E.Krilshna Mohan Reddy, formerly Commercial Tax Officer – II, Karimnagar and Sri M.Jagan Mohan Reddy, formerly Junior Assistant and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 2,000/- each and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. He further sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one and half year and to pay fine of Rs. 2,000/- each and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence under sections 13(2) r/w (1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the C.T.O and Junior Assistant were trapped on 18.11.2000 by ACB officials when the former demanded a bribe of Rs. 70,000/- from a Manager of a Restaurant for not imposing a heavy fine and accepted the same through his Junior Assistant

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1 CRORE AND 22 LAKHS (RUPEES ONE CRORE AND TWENTY TWO LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI A. SAI PRASAD, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, SECRETARIAT, A.P., HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the residence and office of Sri A. Sai Prasad, Assistant Secretary, Department of Tourism, Secretariat, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad and over other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 26.09.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including eight house plots in Nava Nirmana Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Langer house and Moosapet of Kukatpally, all worth Rs.68,37,500/-(Rupees Sixty Eight Lakhs, Thirty Seven Thousand and Five Hundred only). Moveable Properties include five (5) Bank Accounts in the name of A.O. and his family members with total bank balances over Rs.37,05,577/-,(Rupees Thirty Seven Lakhs, Five Thousand Five Hundred and Seventy Seven only)65 tulas Gold jewellery and Silver Articles recovered from his house and bank locker worth Rs. 5 lakhs, 2005 Model Ford Icon Car worth Rs. 8 lakhs, Household Articles worth Rs.2 lakhs, Four (4) Insurance Policies worth Rs.1,61,828/-.Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.1,22,04,905/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.1 CRORE AND 31 LAKHS (RUPEES ONE CRORE AND THIRTY ONE LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI M. SATYANARAYANA, DIRECTOR (TECHNICAL), H.M.W.S. & S.B.,MAITRI VIHAR, AMEERPET, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted in Hyderabad and Nalgonda District by A.C.B. Officials over the office and residences of Sri M.Satyanarayana, Director (Technical), Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Maitri Vihar, Ameerpet, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 22.09.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of assets including two House Flats in Ameerpet & Tolichowki, three house sites in M.L.A. Colony, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, and one five storied Commercial Shopping Complex in Vengal Rao Nagar, Hyderabad . Bank Balances in the name of A.O. and his family members worth Rs.9,05,602/-, shares worth Rs.64,500/- and L.I.C. Premia and National Savings Certificate worth Rs.6,75,112/-, Cash Rs.3,05,100/-. Gold & Silver Jeweller’s worth Rs.2,27,000/-, One 1994 Model Maruthi Car worth Rs.1 lakh, household articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. The total assets to the tune of Rs.1,31,69,078/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.50 LAKHS(RUPEES FIFTY LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI REDDI DAMODAR RAO, SUB-REGISTRAR, PALAKONDA, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residences of AO Sri Reddi Damodar Rao S/o Appala Naidu, age 42 years, Sub-Registrar, Palakonda, Srikakulam District on 21-9-2007 at Visakhapatnam and his relatives residences in Visakhapatnam District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.50 lakhs (Rupees fifty lakhs only). The total assets include (6) plots – i.e., 3 plots at Madhurawada, 2 plos at Kaprada and 1 plot at Bheemili (1) flat at Visakhapatnam, One scooter, 74 tulas of gold worth Rs.5 lakhs, Bank balances worth Rs.31.46 lakhs in various banks and household articles worth Rs.2,50,000/-. A.O. is absconding. He will be arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.50 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI YESHALA TIRUPATHAIAH, REGIONAL JOINT DIRECTOR, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, HYDERABAD & R.R. DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials over the residences of AO Sri Yeshala Tirupathaiah S/o Jangaiah, age 49 years, Regional Joint Director, Animal Husbandry, Hyderabad and R.R. District on 21-9-2007 at Vanasthalipuram and his relatives residence at Mahaboobnagar District. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.50/- Lakhs. (Rupees fifty Lakhs only). The total assets include (6) plots at Karmanghat, Champapet, Meerpet of Hyderabad and Vanastalipuram of R.R. District and Gadwal of Mahaboobnagar District (1) flat at Ashoknagar, Hyderabad and (2) houses at Vanasthalipuram and Alwal in Hyderabad, (10) acres of land at Kothur, Mahaboobnagar District, one Maruthi Car and household articles worth Rs.2,20,000/-. The AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, RAMACHANDRAPURAM, E.G. DISTRICT

Today A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the office of Sri U. Malakondaiah, Commercial Tax Officer, Ramachandrapuram, E. G. District, at his residence at Guntur and also in the houses of his relatives at Nellore and unearthed assets worth about Rs. 52,00,000/- (Rupees Fifty Two Lakhs). The assets include 3 flats at Guntur, one apartment and 2 house plots at Nellore, fixed deposits worth Rs. 5 lakhs, house-hold articles worth about Rs. 8 lakhs, cash of Rs. 1.25 lakhs and gold ornaments worth about Rs. 1 lakh. He is also found to be having a locker, which is yet to be opened. Searches are continuing.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.83 LAKHS (RUPEES EIGHTY THREE LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI S. YELLAMANDA REDDY, GENERAL MANAGER, A.P.I.D.C., PARISRAMA BHAVAN, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted in Hyderabad City and Prakasam District by A.C.B. Officials over the residential House and office of Sri S. Yellamanda Reddy, General Manager, A.P.I.D.C., Parishrama Bhavan, Hyderabad and other houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 20.09.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including house plot with three storied building at Srinagar Colony, Hyderabad; one plot at Kukatpalli and agricultural land of two (2) acres at Chevella. Moveable Properties include nine (9) Bank Accounts in A.O. and his family members’ names with total bank balances of over Rs.11,45,655/-; net cash of Rs.35,000/-; 2003 Model Accent Car worth Rs.6.5 lakhs ; Maruthi 800 Car 1990 Model worth Rs.1.5 lakhs ; Household Articles worth Rs.4 lakhs ; Shares and Insurance Policies worth Rs. 6 lakhs. Thus, total assets to the tune of Rs.83,40,655/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI BEJUGAM PAPA RAO, DEPUTY TAHASILDAR, O/o TAHASILDAR DUGGONDI MANDAL WARANGAL DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Bejugam Papa Rao , S/o B.Ramalilngam, age 47 years , Dy. Tahasildar O/o Tahasildar Duggondi Mandal, Warangal district was caught redhanded at his residence at 3.00 PM on 19.9.2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 2,000/-(Rupees two thousand) from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. “ To re-write the name of the complainant in the pahani register in respect of one acre land at Laxmipuram Village in Sy. 472/A”. Both hand fingers of AO and inner flap of his right side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted currency of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the possession of the Accused Officer at his instance i.e. from his right side pant pocket. The A.O will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SRI KASIPURAM KISTAIAH, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/O.TAHLASILDAR, SADASHIVAPET (M), MEDAK DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kasipuram Kistaiah, S/o. Venkaiah, age 51 years, Junior Assistant, O/o.Tahsildar, Sadashivapet (M),l Medak District was caught red handed at his office at 11.50 AM on 19.9.2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees three thousand) from the complainant for doing official favour i.e. ”to put up the file and change the name in ROR Register”. Right hand fingers of A.O. and inner flap of his right side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted currency of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the possession of the Accused Officer at his instance i.e. from his right side pant pocket. The A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS AGAINST OFFICIALS OF REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY, NORTH ZONE OFFICE AT TIRUMALGIRY, SECUNDERABAD.

On credible information that the officials of Regional Transport Authority, North Zone Office at Tirumalgerry, Secunderabad were indulging in corrupt activities, a surprise check was conducted at 1.00 P.M. on 19.09.2007 and two private agents i.e. Sri Abdul Nayeem Siddiqui and Sri Patoji Narsimha Rao were found inside the computer room of R.T.A. Office collecting mamools on behalf of R.T.A. Officials from the Citizens. Ten (10) more private agents were also caught near Nagaraju Xerox Shop abutting R.T.A. Office and in the surroundings. A total amount of Rs.84,470/- (Rupees Eighty Four Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy only) has been seized from them along with about 100 driving licenses, R.C. Books, Vehicle Fitness Certificates belonging to Citizens. Senior Assistant of R.T.A., Tirumalgerry Sri Samuel Pal was found having excess unaccounted amount of Rs.650/- (Rupees Six Hundred and Fifty) and R.T.O. Sri Selvaraj and one M.V.I. by name Sri Murthy were also present at the time of surprise check. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o. REGISTRAR OF MARRIAGES IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K. Venkateshwarlu, working as senior Assistant, O/o. Registrar of Marriages, Nellore District, was trapped today i.e. on 18-09-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of issuing marriage certificate in respect of her son. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount from the complainant and after counting handed over the same to one Sri C. Narahari Sharma, who is working as an agent of Margadarsi Chit Fund Ltd. Both the hand fingers of the A.O. and also of Sri Narahari Sharma, tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from the possession of Sri C. Narahari Sharma. Both the A.O. and Sri Narahari Sharma are being arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore.

ASST. DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF APCPDCL CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri. P.Srinivas Vijay ,(Accused Officer-1) former Asst. Divisional Engineer, Distribution-XXIII, A.P.C.P.D.C.L. Masab Tank, Hyderabad was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- u/s 7 of P.C.Act, 1988 by the Principal Special Judge for SPE 7 ACB Cases, Hyderabad. He was also convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988 and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for one month each under the above two sections of law. Both the above sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Sri.K.Srinivas (Accused No.2) @ Chinna, Contractor and Sri. J.Hariprasad, (Accused No.3) Electrician of APCPDCL, Hyderabad were also convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months each u/s 12 of the P.C.Act, 1988 and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- each, and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for one month each. Earlier, all the three accused were trapped by officials of the A.C.B. when the Accused Officer –1 demanded a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from an Electrical Contractor of Hyderabad, and accepted the bribe amount through the Accused No.2, who in turn passed it to the Accused No. 3 for safe custody, for doing an official favour of installing a transformer and giving service connections to the flats.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, EDUCATION DEPARTMENT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Venkataramana, working as Junior Assistant, O/o. Regional Joint Director, Education Department, Kakinada, East Godavari District, was trapped today, i.e. on 17.9.2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of processing the file for giving recognition to the school at Razolu, of which the complainant’s wife is the correspondent. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount from the complainant and his left hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from his left side pant pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.81 LAKHS (RUPEES EIGHTY ONE LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI GUMIDALA RAMESHWAR RAO, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER IN PROJECT DIVISION NO.5 OF HYDERABAD METRO WATER WORKS AND SEWERAGE BOARD, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad City and Mahabubnagar District by A.C.B. Officials over the Residential House and office of Sri Gumidala Rameshwar Rao, Executive Engineer Project Division No.5 of Hyderabad Metro Water Works and Sewerage Board, Hyderabad and other Houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 17.09.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including two (2) residential houses at Tarnaka and Habsiguda, four (4) house plots at Habsiguda, Uppal and Ibrahimpatnam and 9 acres of lands at Maheshwaram, Ibrahimpatnam and Judcherla, all worth Rs.72,07,400/-. Moveable Properties include nine (9) Bank Accounts in the names of A.O. and his family members with total bank balances over Rs.6,74,311/- and Household Articles worth Rs.2,50,000/-.Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.81,31,711/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICER, PRODDUTUR(URBAN) KADAPA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Smt.G.Venkata Subba Ratnamma, Child Development Project Officer, Proddutur(Urban) Kadapa district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 13-09-2007 at 4.00 P.M. at her office when she demanded and accepted an amount an amount of Rs.3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant B.Krishna Veni, Anganwadi worker, 38 ward, Poddutur, Kadapa district for showing official favour for payment of salary of the complainant from Feb.2007 to August 2007 and to protect her service. The tainted amount of Rs.3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the left hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. She is being produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SRI G. KARUNAKAR REDDY, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, ADIBATLA VILLAGE, IBRAHIMPATNAM MANDAL, R.R. DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gangapuram Karunakar Reddy, S/o G. Kista Reddy, age 53 years, Village Revenue Officer, Adibatla Village, Ibrahimpatnam Mandal, R.R.Dist. was caught red handed in the chamber of Panchayat Secretary, Adibatla Village, Gram Panchayat office at 11.55 AM on 13-9-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.4,500/- (Rupees four thousand and five hundred only) from the complainant for doing official favour i.e “ for recording the name of the complainant’s wife in the Village Pahani”. Both hand fingers of AO and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted currency of Rs.4,500/- was recovered from the AO at his instance i.e. from the left side shirt pocket. The A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Prinicipal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation

SRI MOHD. ALEEMUDDIN, DEPUTY TAHASILDAR LAND ACQUISTION SRIPADASAGAR PROJECT, YELLAMPALLI, RAMADUNDAM, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Mohd. Aleemuddin, S/o Azeemuddin, age 47 years, Dy. Tahasildar, Land Acquisition, Sripadasagar Project, Yellampalli, Ramagundam, Karimnagar Dist was caught red handed at the residence of the complainant at Bank Colony, Karimnagar District at 12.40 PM on 13-9-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) from the complainant for doing official favour i.e “ to hand over the cheque worth Rs.8.55 lakhs to the father of the complainant in lieu of the land acquired at Potyal Village, Yellampalli, Ramagundam, Karimnagar District”. Right hand fingers of AO and inner flap of the left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted currency of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the AO at his instance i.e. from the left side shirt pocket. The A.O. will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Prinicipal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation

TAHSILDAR, PORUMAMILLA MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri G.Srinivasulu, Tahsildar, Porumamilla Mandal, Kadapa district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 12-09-2007 at 6.26 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant P.V.Subbaiah, R/o Musalreddypalli Village, Porumamilla Mandal, Kadapa district for showing official favour of not canceling the four D.K.T. Pattas issued in the names of wife of the complainant, his brother and sister-in-law. The tainted amount Rs.10,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers and inner lining of right side pant pocket of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.95 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. PURITIPATI YESU BABU, A.E. (I/C), YERRAGOUNDLA PALEM, PRAKSAM DISTRICT.

The A.C.B registered a case of disproportionate assets against Sri Puritipati Yesu Babu, Work Inspector, Pullalacheruvu, Incharge Asst. Engineer, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd, Yerragoundlaplalem, Praksam District and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the office, residential houses of the A.O at Markapuram, Pitapuram, East Godavari District and his relatives on 13-09-2007 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 95 lakhs (Rupees Ninety five lakhs). The assets include 2 houses at Pitapuram East Godavari District, one three storied building at Markapur, Praksam District, about 15 Acres of land in East Godavari District, two house plots at Markapur, etc., immovable assets worth Rs. 72 lakhs. The assets also include promissory notes showing the money lending of Rs. 23 lakhs, one TATA Sumo, two Hero Honda Motor Cycles worth Rs. 6 lakhs, cash of Rs. 62,000/-, about 500 gms of gold worth Rs. 4 lakhs and Bank balances of about RS. 3 lakhs. 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, Nellore.The case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.65 LAKHS (RUPEES SIXTY FIVE LAKHS) BELONGING TO SRI B. JAYANTH NATH,REGIONAL DEPUTY CONTROLLER, ELURU, LEGAL METROLOGY DEPARTMENT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted at Hyderabad, Eluru and other places by A.C.B. Officials over the Residential House, office of Sri B. Jayanth Nath, Regional Deputy Controller of Legal Metrology Department and other Houses belonging to his close relatives and friends on 12.09.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets including house plot with three storied building at New Santosh Nagar, Hyderabad, two open plots at Saidabad and Bagh Lingampalli, share in one house plot near L.B. Nagar and a house plot at Khammam. Moveable Properties include five (5) Bank Accounts in the names of A.O. and his family members with total bank balances over Rs.57,132/-, 40 tolas of Gold jewellery and 2 Kgs of Silver Articles worth Rs. 3.65 lakhs, 2006 Model Accent Car worth Rs.8 lakhs, Hero Honda Model Motor Cycle worth Rs.42,000/-, Tata Indica Car 2002 Model worth Rs.4 lakhs, Household Articles worth Rs.2,52,000/-, Insurance Policies worth Rs.2.28 lakhs and Net Cash of Rs.36,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs.65,96,132/- were unearthed during the searches. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI RANGOLI GOVINDA RAHU, ASSISTANT MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, O/O DY. TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER, VISAKHAPATNAM.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B., officials over the Residential Houses of AO Sri Rangoli Govinda Raju, age 38 years, S/o Jagannatham, Asst. Motor Vehicle Inspector, O/o Dy. Transport Commissioner on 12-9-2007 at Visakhapatnam District and his relatives at Visakhapatnam. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.40/- Lakhs. (Rupees forty Lakhs only).The disproportionate assets include (4) (Four) plots – 2 Plots at Sagarnagar of Visakhapatnam and 2 plots at Madhuravada of Visakhapatnam; 1 (one) Flat at Waltair Raod, Visakhapatnam; 2 (two) houses at Visakhapatnam; 1.59 acres of land at Aganampudi of Visakhapatnam; 1 (one) shop at Visakhapatnam; Promissory Notes worth Rs.1.7 Lakhs; Fixed Deposit receipts worth Rs.2.75 lakhs; Net cash of Rs.15,000/-; One Hero Honda Activa; Gold Weighing 10 Tulas worth Rs.50,000/-; Bank balances of Rs.51,000/-; Bank balances of Rs.51,000/- at various banks and House hold articles worth Rs.2 Lakhs. One bank locker at Visakhapatnam is yet to be opened. The AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Visakhapatnam.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER, GRAM PANCHAYAT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Mohd. Rahimuddin, former Executive Officer, Gram Panchayat Sirpur town of Adilabad district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following an enquiry by Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in a trap case. The said Executive Officer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 1.12.2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- from the complainant for doing official favour in giving a residential tap connection to the complainant.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 75 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI. BODA MUTTAIAH, (UNDER SUSPENSION) ASSISTANT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICER, IBRAHIMPATNAM, R.R.DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the Residential House of AO Sri. Boda Muttaiah, age 54 years, S/o Late Narsaiah, Assistant Social Welfare Officer, Ibrahimpatnam, R.R.District on 11.09.2007 at Hyderabad and his friend’s residence at Vanasthalipuram, R.R.District. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs. 75 lakhs (Rupees Seventy Five Lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include (1) (One) Double storied building at Vanasthalipuram; 2 (Two) Flats at Sahara Estate, Mansoorabad and Serilimgampally, R.R.Dist; 23 (Twenty Three) Plots at Bagh Hayathnagar (8), Nadargul (6), Batasingaram (4), Karmanghat (2), Kuntloor (1), Chinthalgunta (1) of R.R.District and one at Nalgonda District; gold weighing 20 Tulas worth Rs. 1 Lakh; Net cash of Rs. 57,000/-; Promissory Notes Worth Rs. 2,85,000/- ; Fixed Deposit Receipts Worth Rs. 3 Lakhs; Foreign Exchange Worth Rs. 8 Lakhs; Bank Balances of Rs. 1 Lakh at various banks and House hold articles Worth Rs. 2 Lakhs. One Bank Locker at Canara Bank, Vanasthalipuram is yet to be opened. The Accused Officer is also an accused in Crime No. 3/94 U/s 120(b), 406, 471 and 420 of CID, Hyderabad in which he was arrested on 19.06.2007 and remanded to judicial custody. Since then he is under suspension. The A.O will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

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

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad convicted S/Sri M.A Haleem, formerly Proh. & Excise Inspr., Khaja Khamaruddin, Excise Head Constable. Proh. & Excise Station, Kalwakurthy, Mahabubnagar Dist., and also Sri B. Muthyalu, Proprietor of Srinivasa Kirana Stores, Kalwakurthy and sentenced the Proh. & Excise Inspector and Hyderabad Constable to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to payment to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the PC Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The Addl. Spl Judge sentenced Sri B. Muthyalu, Properietor, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default to payment to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each for the offences under sections 12 of the PC Act, 1988.Earlier, the said Proh. & Excise Inspector, Head Constable and Private person were trapped by the official of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 15-3-2001 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from a resident of Kurmidda Village of Yacharam Mandal, R.R. District for doing official favour in releasing his 7 seater auto which was seized on 25-10-2000 while transporting illicit liquor.

TAHSILDAR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.J.V. Prabhakar Rao, working as Tahsildar, Peddadornala, Prakasam Dist., was trapped today, i.e. on 10-9-2007, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant, who is an ex-service-men, for doing the official favour of issuing patta for 5 acres land to the complainant under ex-servicemen quota. The A.O accepted the bribe amount from the complainant and passed it on to Sri Shali Mahaboob Ali, Whom he employed as private attender at his residence. The left hand fingers of the Tahsildar ant both hand fingers of Sri Shali Mahaboob Ali tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. During the year 2002 also, the AO-I had been trapped when he had demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- while working as M.R.O, Karampudi, Guntur District. Both the accused are being arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B., cases, Nellore.

SRI S.K.KASHMIR KUMAR, AUDITOR, D2 SECTION, UNIT-1, PAY AND ACCOUNT OFFICE, HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri S.K.Kashmir Kumar, Auditor, D2 Section, Unit-1, Pay and Accounts office, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.700/- (Rupees Seven Hundred only) as bribe from the Complainant on 07-09-2007 at about 3.40 P.M. for passing the bill of the Complainant. Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.700/- was recovered from his shirt pocket at his instance. A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR, BADVEL,KADAPA DISTRICT

On 03-09-2007 at 5.30 p.m., the ACB officials conducted a surprise check on the office premises of the Sub-Registrar, Badvel, Kadapa district and found Smt.G.Krishna Kumari, Sub-Registrar and other staff members and also Document Writers in the Chambers of Sub-Registrar Office and seized Rs.17,675/- from their possession, that had been collected illegally from the Claimants towards mamools to the Sub-Registrar and her staff.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri B.D. Prabhu Das, MRO, formerly at Chandampet, Nalgonda District and sentenced him to under rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default of payment to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each, for the offences U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said MRO was trapped by the officials of ACB on 30-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for doing official favour in forwarding his Land Enjoyment Certificate to the District Manager, Housing, Nalgonda for construction of a Pucca House for the complainant

FORMER SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND POLICE CONSTABLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri M. Prabhu, Sub-Inspector of Police and Sri G. Venkateswarlu, Police Constable No.8317, formerly of Banjara Hills PS, Hyderabad and sentenced them 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, under various provisions of P.C. Act, 1988 and IPC. All the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Sub-Inspector trapped by the ACB officials on 16-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for not harassing his friend, who was an accused in a case of Banjara Hills PS.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED OVER A.P. TRIBAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL & JR. COLLEGE FOR BOYS, BADRAGIRI VILLAGE, GUMMALAXMIPURAM MANDAL, VIZIANAGARAM DIST.

A surprise check was conducted on the o/o Principal, A.P. Tribal Welfare Residential School / Junior College for Boys Hostel premises, Badragiri Village, Gummalaxmipuram Mandal, Vizianagaram District on 31-8-2007 at 12.30 PM and various irregularities pertaining to Attendance, Menu, House Rent Allowance, Stock of Provisions, Supply of Uniforms to students were unearthed. Further action is being taken as per Law & Govt. Regulations.

SRI VELDANDA KISHAN RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, PEDDA MUDNOOR VILLAGE, FAC NAGANOOL (V), NAGARKURNOOL (M), MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Veldanda Kishan Rao S/o Srinivasa Rao, age 49 years, Village Revenue Officer, Pedda Mudnoor village, FAC – Naganool (V), Nagarkurnool(M), Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed near Nandishwara Weigh Bridge on the outskirts of Nagarkurnool – Srisailam Road when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2000/- (Rupees two thousand only) from the complainant on 31-8-2007 at 7-00 PM for doing official favour i.e., to enquire and submit a report to Tahsildar and to get the names mutated in ROR in respect of 7.82 acres of land belonging to the complainant and his brothers. Right hand fingers of the AO and inner flap of left side shirt pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the AO at his instance. A.O was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

AUGUST - 2007

SRI G. HANUMANTHA RAO, S.I. OF POLICE, SAROOR NAGAR POLICE STATION, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri Gundavarapu Hanumantha Rao S/o Sri Ramanaiah, S.I. of Police, Saroor Nagar Police Station, Hyderabad was caught at Saroor Nagar Police Station, Hyderabad in his office room, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.6,500/- (Rupees six thousand and five hundred only) through Sri M.A. Quayyum, Home Guard of the same Police Station as bribe from the complainant on 30-8-2007 at 9.00 PM for not registering a case against the complainant. The Home Guard in turn handed over the said bribe amount to Sri G.V. Laxmi Narayana S/o Sri Murali, a private person on seeing the ACB staff. Chemical test yielded positive result on the hands of Home Guard Sri M.A. Quayyum and Sri G.V. Laxmi Narayana and bribe amount of Rs.6,500/- was recovered from the said Sri G.V. Laxmi Narayana at the instance of S.I of Police. All the three accused i.e., Sri M.A. Quayyum, Home Guard,Sri G. Hanumantha Rao, S.I. of Police and Sri G.V. Laxmi Narayana, private person were arrested and produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT CIVIL SURGEON, GOVT. GENERAL HOSPITAL, KURNOOL TRAPPED

Dr.Ch.Nagabhusan Rao, Assistant Civil Surgeon, Govt. General Hospital, Kurnool was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 29-8-2007 at 2.35 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted and anount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Smt.Parameswari, W/o Late K.Narayana, R/o Kurnool Town for showing official favour for issuing “cause of death” certificate of her son Late K.Vvenkateshwarlu. The tainted amount Rs.500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR IN ACB NET

Smt. A.Shakuntala Devi, working as Revenue Inspector, Palakoderu Mandal, West Godavari District was trapped today afternoon i.e. on 28.08.2007when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 2,000/- from the complainant, who is a Retd. Assistant Divisional Engineer, A.P.Transco, for doing the official favour of sending a report to the M.R.P. for issue of legal heir certificate in respect of his deceased wife. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly at her residence and both her hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from her possession.The A.O. is being arrested. She will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS CONDUCTED SURPRISE CHECK ON B.C.GIRLS WELFARE HOSTEL, REPALLE

Yesterday late night i.e. on 27.08.2007 the A.C.B. officials conducted surprise check on B.C.Girls welfare Hostel, Repalle, Guntur District and detected several irregularities. The warden Smt. K.Jhansi Lkshmi Bai was not present and was operating from Guntur. As against 180 students mentioned in the register, only 125 students were present. Ration was drawn in the name of the absent students also. Boarders’ Attendance Register and Stock Register were not available in the hostel. Stocks were found not tallying with that mentioned in the register. Out of 25 records to be maintained, 6 were found not maintained at all and 11 records were not maintained properly. Further enquiry is going on and appropriate action is being initiated.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 1.18 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI. N.BABU GOUD, E.E.,PUBLIC HEALTH O/O ENGINEER-IN-CHIEF, PUBLIC HEALTH, HYDERABAD

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. Officials over the Residential House and other Houses belonging to the close relatives of Sri.N.Babu Goud, Executive Engineer, Public Health, O/o the Engineer-in-Chief, Public Health, Hyderabad on 28.08.2007. Searches resulted in unearthing of immovable assets worth over Rs. 85 lakhs including two plots with three storied House each at Temple Rock Enclave at Bollarum and two open plots at Abdullapur, Near Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. Moveable properties include Sixteen Bank Accounts in A.O. and his family members’ names with total bank balances over Rs. 8,17,104/-, 160 tolas of Gold jewellery and 2 Kgs of Silver Articles found in residence and bank locker all worth Rs. 13.1 lakhs; 2003 Model Opel Corsa car worth Rs. 4,75,000/-; Hero Honda 2003 Model Motor Cycle worth Rs. 58,000/-; Household Articles worth Rs. 5,18,100; Net cash of Rs. 36,000/- and National Savings Certificate worth Rs. 40,000/-. Thus total assets to the tune of Rs. 1,18,00,000/- (One crore and eighteen lakhs) were unearthed during the searches.A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI M.A. RAHEEM, MUNICIPAL ENGINEER, MUNICIPALITY KORUTLA KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri M.A.Raheem, S/o Samad, age 46 years, Municipal Engineer, Municipality, Korutla, Karimnagar District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand only) from the Complainant on 27.08.2007 at 1.15 PM for doing official favour i.e. to allow him to complete the remaining part of C.C. road work being executed by the Complainant and to record M.Book and to pay the balance amount’. Both hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the plastic waste paper basket in his room at his instance. Subsequently the house of A.O was searched and unaccounted net cash of Rs. 2,20,000/- was also unearthed. AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

VANNADA CHINNAIAH, SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, ENDOWMENTS DEPARTMENT, FAC INSPECTOR ENDOWMENTS DEPT. NAGARKURNOOL & MAHABUBNAGAR DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Vannada Chinnaiah, S/o Balakistiah, age 43 years, Senior Assistant, O/o Assistant Commissioner, Endowments Department, FAC Inspector, Endowments Department, Nagarkurnool and Mahabubnagar District was caught red handed in front of the office of Assistant Commissioner, Endowment Department when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount or Rs. 4,000/- (Rupees four thousand only) from the complainant on 27.08.2007 at 11.25 AM for doing official favour i.e. ‘to verify and submit his verification report u/s 43 of Endowment Act to the Assistant Commissioner pertaining to the request made by the Complainant for implementation of the Commissioner’s orders with respect to the Ram Mandir Temple, Kollapur, Mahabubnagar.’ Both hand fingers of AO and inner flap of the left side pant pocket yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the A.O from his left side pant pocket. A.O will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB OFFICIALS AGAINST OFFICIALS OF REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY CHECK POST, SHAPOOR, R.R. DISTRICT, HYDERABAD.

On credible information that the officials of Regional Transport Authority Check Post, Shapoor located on Hyderabad – Kurnool National High Way No.7 are indulging in corrupt activities , a surprise check was conducted at 2.30 AM on the intervening night of 24/25-8-2007 and found two private persons namely Sri Jonnada Prem Kumar and Sri Mohd. Khaja collecting mamools on behalf of RTA Check Post officials from drivers of vehicles passing through the Check Post. An amount of Rs.4, 060/- (Rupees four thousand and sixty only) was found and seized from the possession of these two private persons at their instance. Also, an amount of Rs.2,090/- has been seized from Hyderabad Way Bridge situated at about a distance of 30 yards from the check post and an amount of Rs.1,850/- was seized from Sri Syambaba Weigh Bridge located opposite the said check post at the instance of private persons. The two private persons had been hiding the collected mamool amounts at these Weigh Bridges at regular intervals of half an hour. A.M.V.I., Sri S.V.N. Pratap Raja and Transport Constable Sri B. Bhaskara Rao were found at the spot during the surprise check allowing the irregularities to take place. As the search was continuing, the truck drivers of vehicles were routinely coming to the check post and keeping mamools of varying amounts at the counter of the said check post. Total amount of Rs.59,990/- illegally collected at the Check Post has been seized by A.C.B., officials. Appropriate action is being initiated.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR’S OFFICE, CHIKKADIPALLY BY ACB : IRREGULARITIES DETECTED

On credible information that irregularities are taking place with assistance of Private Persons and Stamp Vendors in the S.R.O., Chikkadipally, a surprise check was conducted on 24-8-2007 at about 3.00 PM and 4 persons viz., S/Sri K. Ashok Kumar, R. Shyam Rao, P. Brahmam and Md. Kamruddin, all Document Writers, were found with a total cash of Rs.16,300/- which is unaccounted for and also several documents and receipts were found and seized from them. Appropriate action is being initiated.

REVENUE INSPECTOR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri T. Narayana Swamy, working as Revenue Inspector, office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Allavaram, East Godavari District, was trapped today i.e. 23-08-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant who is a Farmer for doing the official favour of preparing and issuing certificate of yield per Acre respect of his Coconut garden. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

ASISTANT ENGINEER, IRRIGATION & CAD DEPARTMENT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri C. Kumaraswamy, former Asst. Engineer, Irrigation & CAD Dept., Sub-Division, Rajam, Srikakulam District 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 the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment fine, he was ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for two months.Earlier the said Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB on 14-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant to do official favour in finalizing the bills for the works executed by him.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED BY ACB AGAINST GOVT. SOCIAL WELFARE HOSTELS AT MIRZALGUDA AND BOLLARAM

On reliable information that irregularities are taking place in Govt. Social Welfare Hostels, two simultaneous surprise checks were conducted on Govt. Social Welfare Hostels for Boys at Mirzalguda and Bollaram, Secunderabad on 22-8-2007 at 7-00 PM onwards. On physical verification in Mirzalguda Hostel, sixty six (66) students were present in the hostel as against ninety four (94) students shown in the Attendance Register, which is maintained upto 19-8-2007 only. On perusal of the cosmetic charges register, it disclosed that the cosmetic charges to all the ninety two (92) students were paid for three months. But on examination of the students stated that they were paid only for August, 2007. Also, shortages were noticed in the Stores for items like Toor Dal, Sweet Oil, etc. The Registers are also not being maintained properly. During the search of Govt. Social Welfare Anand Nilayam for Boys, Amberpet situated at Bollaram it is observed that as per Attendance Register (94) students were shown admitted in the Hostel but on physical verification only (49) students were present. The Attendance was marked upto 16-8-2007 only. The Hostel Welfare Officer was maintaining only eight records out of eighteen records. These eight records were also not maintained properly.

FORMER ASST. ENGINEER, MANDAL PARISHAD, DORNALA, PRAKASAM DIST. CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Nellore convicted Sri U.R.K. Vara Prasad, Asst., Engineer, Mandal Parishad, Dornala, Prakasam District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- for the offence U/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.15,000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.24,000/- from a local contractor for doing official favour in connection with settlement of outstanding bills of the contractor.

SRI A. VASANTH RAO (AO1) EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AND SRI CHILUKA SRIHARI (AO2), ASST. ENGINEER BOTH OF O/O I &CAD DEPT OF KARIMNAGAR DIST IN ACB NET

Sri A. Vasanth Rao(AO1) S/o A. Radhakrishnaiah, age 56 years, Executive Engineer, I & CAD Dept., Peddapalli, Karimnagar District and Sri Chiluka Srihari (AO2) S/o Chiluka Yellaiah, age 50 years, Asst. Engineer, I & CAD Dept., Dharmaram Mandal holding additional charge of Kataram Mandal, Karimnagar District were caught red handed in Srinivasa Lodge, Karimnagar Town in Room No.219 at 9-10 PM on 21-8-2007 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.15,000/- each (Rupees fifteen thousand only) from the complainant for doing official favour i.e., to issue work slip for the excess estimate of work undertaken by the complainant and also to record the work done by the complainant in the M.Book. Both hand fingers of AO1 and AO2 and inner flaps of the right side front secret pockets of both of their pants yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted currency of Rs.30,000/- was recovered from the Accused Officers at their instance i.e., from their right side front secret pockets. AO1 and AO2 were arrested on 22-8-2007 at 1-45 AM and are being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. When the house of AO1 was searched, 54 tulas of gold, net cash of Rs.2000/-, fixed deposit receipts worth Rs.1.8 lakhs, House at Hanumakonda, Warangal District worth Rs.9.8 lakhs and bank balances in various banks worth Rs.2,88,000/- were unearthed. The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASISTANT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri S.A.S. Prakash Rao, Senior Assistant, o/o MPDO, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam District. Sri S.A.S. Prakash Rao 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 to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offences U/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer simple imprisonment for 2 months for the offence U/s 13(1)(d) r/w 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the above Inspector was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.900/- from a contractor for showing official favour in returning the Demand Drafts of Earnest Money Deposit made by him for certain works which were cancelled and also for 3% out of payment of Rs.29,284/- made earlier in respect of certain works.

REVENUE OFFICER, NELLORE MUNICIPALITY IN ACB NET

Sri S.A. Samad, working as Revenue Officer, Nellore Municipality, Nellore District was trapped yesterday night i.e., on 20-8-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant who is running a chicken shop in the Nellore Municipality Complex for doing the official favour of issuing proceeding extending the lease of shop to the complainant for a further period of three years. The AO asked the complainant to keep the tainted money in the Attendance Register meant for Computers Operators, given by him and later kept the same with him. The said Attendance Register along with the tainted amount was seized from the possession of the A.O. The AO was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Nellore.

FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (FAC), SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT, GUNTUR DISMISSD FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K. Siva Sankara Rao, former Dy.E.E(FAC), D.S.C.S.C.S., Ltd., Narasaraopet, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the VC & MD., APSCC Finance Corpn., Ltd., Hyderabad following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada who sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for a period of three months for the offence U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offences U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Dy.E.E., was trapped by the ACB officials on 09-09-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3000/- from the complainant to do an official favour of passing the pending bill for Rs.1,30,242/- for the construction work at Vinukonda village.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, PAKALA, CHITTOOR DISTRICT WITHHELD IN ACB CASE.

Sri D. Sankara Narayana, Asst. Commercial Tax Officer, Pakala, Chittoor District has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Govt. 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.1000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by ACB officials on 29-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing the registration certificate to his medical shop.

ADDITIONAL REVENUE INSPECTOR O/O MRO, MYDUKUR, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASES

The Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Nellore convicted Sri J. Chandrasekharam, Addl. Revenue Inspector, o/o MRO, Mydukur Mandal, Kadapa district and sentenced him 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 him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988.Earlier, he was trapped by ACB officials on 10-3-2004 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/-from the complainant for doing official favour to process and forward the applicaton to the MRO for issue of assignment patta for 5 acrs of land whichever in the possession of the complainant .

MANDAL SURVEYOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Gulam Mohammad, Mandal Surveyor, O/o MRO, Suryapet Mandal, Nalgonda District was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad and was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment each for the offences U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988.He was earlier trapped by the officials of ACB on 10-7-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant to survey his land and to fix the boundary stones

ACB OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF DISTRICT PANCHAYAT OFFICER, GUNTUR.

Today A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the office and residence of Sri Mangalagiri Radha Krishna, District Panchayat Officer, Gunter and also in the houses of his relatives at Guntur, Hyderabad and Ongole and unearthed assets worth about Rs.70,00,000/-(Rupees seventy lakhs). The assets include 2 house sites at Guntur, 2 house sites at Ongole, 3 apartments (one each at Gunter, Ongole, Hyderabad) and a guest house at Ongole. He is also having fixed deposits worth about Rs.14 lakhs, One Tata Indigo car, one Ambassador Car, Household articles worth about Rs.4 ½ lakhs and Jewellery worth about Rs.2 lakhs. Searches are continuing.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB cases, Vijayawada.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY AND SARPANCH CONVICTED IN ACB TRP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri K. Mohana Narayana, Panchayat Secretary and Sri B. Nageswara Rao, Sarpanch of Bhimadole Gram Panchayat, West Godavari District and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offences U/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and also further ordered them to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonments for both the Accused Officers were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, they were trapped by the officials of ACB on 30-4-2002 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- and Rs.300/- respectively from the complainant for issuing House Site Patta Enjoyment Certificate and also for sanctioning a new private water tap connection to him.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICE, SRIKAKULAM

A Surprise Check was conducted on the Office premises of Regional Transport Office, Srikakulam on 17-8-2007 and unaccounted amount of Rs.66,940/- was seized from Sri Basuru Varadaraju and 15 others who are Private Agents and collecting illegal gratification on behalf of RTA officials from the public who came for Fresh Licences, Permits and Renewal of Licences.

A.P.C.P.D.C.L. EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRP CASE

Sri S. Pandu Reddy, former UDC o/o AAO, Electricity Revenue Office, Kukatpally, Ranga Reddy District was convicted by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment each for the offences U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the said U.D.C., was trapped by the officials of Anti Corruption Bureau on 31-1-2002, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant to adjust the excess amount collected towards capacitor surcharge for future electricity bills.

SRI BANGARU SATYANARAYANA, SPECIAL DEPUTY TAHSILDAR, O/O SPECIAL DEPUTY COLLECTOR, LAND ACQUISITION, RAJIV LIFT IRRIGATION SCHEME,UNIT-II, PEBBAIR, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Bangaru Satyanarayana S/o Ratnaiah, age 57 years, Special Deputy Tahsildar, o/o Special Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition, Rajiv Lift Irrigation Scheme, Unit-II, Pebbair, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.3000/- (Rupees three thousand only) from the complainant on 14-8-2007 at 11-40 AM for doing official favour i.e., to issue the cheque worth Rs.1,26,787/- given in favour of uncle of the complainant towards the compensation of the land acquired by the Govt. for the purpose of reservoir at Nagarala Village, Pebbair Mandal. Both hand fingers of AO and inner flap of right side back pocket of his pant yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the AO at his instance i.e., from the right side back pocket of his pant. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, ‘ U ‘ KOTHAPALLI VILLAGE, DHONE MANDAL, KURNOOL DISTRICT

Sri K. Satyanarayana, Village Revenue Officer “ U “ Kothapalli Village, Dhone Mandal, Kurnool District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 13-8-2007 evening at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Sk. Mastan, R/o “ U “ Kothapalli Village, Dhone Mandal, Kurnool District for showing official favour to enter the details of complainant in pattadar passbook in respect of 5 acres dry land belonging to him. The tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of left side pant pocket of the AO yielded positive results. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR AUDITOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri V. Ramaiah, former Senior Auditor o/o the Asst. Audit Office, State Audit, Suryapet, Nalgonda District was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment each for the offences U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the said Auditor was trapped by the officials of Anti Corruption Bureau on 2-3-2002, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.9000/- from a Bill Collector of Khanapur Gram Panchayat, Nalgonda District for processing his file and sanctioning his pay fixation arrears of Rs.39,800/-.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTD ON GOVT. BOYS HOSTEL FOR SCs, BUKKARAYASAMUDRAM MANDAL, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT.

On 12-8-2007 at 8.45 AM the ACB officials conducted a surprise check on the Office premises of the Govt. Boys Hostel for S.Cs, Bukkarayasamudram Mandal, Anantapur. It is found that Sri M.Vidya Sagar, Hostel Welfare Officer has committed the following irregularities.1) The records were not maintained properly. 2) There are shortages in the stocks in the Store Room of the Hostel compared to that of Stock Register. 3) The Boarders Attendance Register was not maintained properly.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, TIRUPATI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses ofSri M. Giridhar, Revenue Inspector, Municipal Corporation, Tirupati, Chittoor District and his family members on 12-8-2007 at Tirupati and Nellore Town and District and unearthed the following disproportionate assets worth about Rs.48,53,139/-. (1) A three stories building at Chinthakayala Street, Tirupati Town W/Rs.20,00,000/- (2) A three storied building at Peddakapu, Tirupati Town W/Rs.2,45,000/- (3) A three storied building at Peddakapu, Tirupati Town W/Rs.2,40,000/- (4) Three house sites at Sivajyothi Nagar, Tirupati Town W/Rs.11,67,000/- (5) One Hero Honda Splendor Motorcycle W/Rs.45,000/- (6) Nikhil Footwear Shop W/Rs.99,469/- (7) Akhil Rest House W/Rs1,14,650/- (8) Household articles W/Rs.1,96,100/- (9) 713 gms Gold ornaments W/Rs. 5,00,000/- (10) 3 kgs 374 gms Silver ornaments W/Rs.55,000/- (11) Net cash of Rs.1,90,920/-. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

SMT PAWAR SWARNA LATHA, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/O TAHSILDAR, DICHPALLY, NIZAMABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Smt Pawar Swarna Latha w/o Late Ashok Kumar, age 26 years, Jr. Asst.,O/o Tahsildar, Dichpalli, Nizamabad District was caught red handed at her office when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) from the complainant on 10-8-2007 at 12.40 PM for doing official favour i.e., to issue the legal heir certificate to the complainant. Right hand fingers of AO and inner lining of side zip pocket of her hand bag yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from her hand bag at her instance. AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

Sri A.D.K. RAVINDER RAO, ADDL. JOINT SECRETARY/ASST. CCOMMISSIONER, GOVT. EXAMS IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri A.D.K. Ravinder Rao, Addl. Joint Secretary/Asst. Commissioner, Govt. Exams o/o. the Director for Govt. Exams, A.P., Hyderabad 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 on 10.08.2007 at 3.45 P.M. for doing official favour of rectification of certain entries in Secondary School Certificate issued by the Government.Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs.500/- was recovered from Sri A.D.K. Ravinder Rao (A.O.) at his instance. A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.V.V.S. Sarma working as Divisional Panchayat Officer, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District was trapped yesterday night i.e., on 09-08-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant who is a Village sarpanch for doing the official favour of giving permission to the Village Panchayat for conducting auction for fishing rights in respect of three village tanks. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The AO was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. cases, Visakhapatnam.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON DEPUTY TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE, VIJAYAWADA

Today i.e., on 08-08-2007 at 2-00 PM ACB officials conducted a surprise check on the o/o Deputy Transport Commissioner’s Office, Vijayawada and an amount of over Rs.1,30,000/- was seized from Sri Giridhar Kumar, Sri B. Purnachander Rao and 13 others who were acting as private agents to staff of the D.T.C office and from the office staff who have thrown the amounts in the office premises on seeing the ACB officials entering into the office. The above private agents were collecting commission from the public illegally on behalf of Govt. employees of this office.

A.C.B UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI NAGAVELLI PRASAD REDDY, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT O/O ENGINEER-IN-CHIEF, HYDERABAD.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house of AO Sri Nagavelli Prasad Reddy, , age 45 years S/o Veera Reddy, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Department o/o Engineer-in-Chief, Hyderabad on 8-8-2007 at Hyderabad and his relatives residences at Narasampet, Warangal Town of Warangal District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs(Rupees forty lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include (12) plots, (11) plots at Madikojnda, Hanumakonda and Bhimaram of Warangal District and (1) plot at saroornagar, r.R. District, (2) houses, (1) three storied building at Hanumakonda, Warangal District and (1) house at Saroornagar, R.R. District, (2) Maruthi Zen Cars , bank balances and household articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.

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

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad convicted Anwarulla Ahmed, formerly Line Inspector, A.P. Transco., Bodhan, Nizamabad District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default, to suffer 15 days simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 7. He further sentenced the AO to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.300/- and in default , to suffer 15 days simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Line Inspector was trapped on 20-8-2007 by officials of this Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from a customer for showing official favour of installation of domestic electrical meter to his house.

TAHSILDAR, K.V.B. PURAM MANDAL , CHITTOOR DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri Nandakumar, Tahsildar, K.V.B. Puram Mandal, Chittoor District was caught red handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 08-08-2007 at 11.45 AM at his residence in Srikalahasti when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.6000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M. Mukesh R/o K.V.B. Puram, Chittoor District for showing official favour of issuing pattadar passbook to the complainat. The tainted amount of Rs.6000/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases at Nellore. The case is under investigation.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF OFFICIALS OF THE INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMEOPATHY WITHHELD IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri Md. Hamin Ali Siddique, formerly Chief Superintendent, Govt. Indian Medicine Pharmacy (Unani), Katedan, Sri S.Malakondaiah, formerly Accounts Officer (now retired) Sri K. Narasimha Murthy, formerly Accounts Officer and Sri Anwar Ahmed, formerly Superintendent. Officials of the Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Hyderabad were awarded the punishment of 100% cut in pension besides withholding of pensionary benefits by the Govt. consequent to their conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the A.C.B., the officials of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy Department were found to have purchased one diesel generator for Rs.9,90,000/- as against its actual cost of Rs.3,00,000/- and caused wrongful loss to the Govt. in collusion with a private person.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, OFFICE OF THE M.R.O., PUTTUR, CHITTOOR DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN TRAP CASE

Sri J.Venkatamuni, Mandal Surveyor, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Puttur Mandal, Chittoor District was dismissed from service by the Govt. based on the enquiry report of Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 5-10-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- from a complainant for doing official favour of sending the survey report to the M.R.O., Narayanavanam regarding the extent and boundaries of the agricultural land.

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

The Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Vijayawada has convicted Sri G. Nancharaiah, former Mandal Asst., Engineer, IpuruVillage, Guntur District U/s 248(2) Cr.P.C for the offence punishable U/s 13(1)© r/w 13(2) of the P.C. Act, 1988 to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months and further convicted him for the offence punishable U/s 477-A of IPC and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months. Both the substantive sentences were ordered to concurrently. The court also convicted Sri Challa China Venkateswarlu (private person) of Inumella village, Guntur district U/s 248(2) Cr.P.C for the offence punishable U/s 13(1)© r/w 109 IPC and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months and further convicted him for the offence punishable U/s 468 IPC and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months and for the offence punishable U/s 419 IPC and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for 6 months and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month. All the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, Sri G. Nancharaiah actuated with corrupt motive and in abuse of his official position prepared false C.I. wells digging measurements and thereby facilitated issue of cheques in the name of Sri Challa China Venkateswarlu (private person)

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED ON SUB-REGISTRAR, VEMPALLY, KADAPA DISTRICT

Today i.e., on 06-08-2007 at 3.00 PM the ACB officials conducted a surprise check on the office premises of the Sub-Registrar, Vempally, Kadapa District and seized Rs.54,390/- from the possession of Sri T. Ramachandrappa, Sub-Registrar, Vempally (Rs.47,190) and from Sri P. Venkata Ramana, Attender, (Rs.7,200/-) which was not accounted for satisfactorily.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO BANOTHI DASARATH PROJECT OFFICER ITDA, K.R. PURAM, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B., officials over the residential house of AO Sri Banothu Dasarth, age 50 years, S/o Mangya Naik, Project officer, ITDA, K.R Puram, West Godavari Dist. on 4-8-2007 and his office at K.R Puram, West Godavari Dist. and his relatives residences at Hyderabad and Nizamabad. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.40/- Lakhs (Rupees forty lakhs). The disproportionate assets include (2) (two) plots at Nizamabad town, 1 (one) flat at Kukutpally, RR Dist, 1 (one) three storied house at Nizamabad, 1 (one Guest House at Ramchandrapalli, Nizamabad Dist, 7 acres of land at Ramchandrapalli (V), singampalli (V) of Nizamabad Dist, one Maruthi Swift Car, 9 tolas of gold, net cash of Rs.13,000/- , Bank Balances in various banks of House hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. One more locked house of the A.O at Nizamabad is yet to be searched.Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.

ASSISTANT AUDIT OFFICERS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for A.C.B., cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri L.V. Gopala Swamy, Asst. Audit Officer, Local Fund, Kakinada, East Godavari 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 two months for the offence 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the said Asst. Audit Officer was trapped by officials of the A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for processing pending arrears.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri S. Vijaya Kumar, former Jr. Asst., o/o MRO, Anakapally, Visakhapatnam District was removed from service by the Govt. basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, the above Jr. Asst., was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.100/- from a resident of Narasingaropeta in Anakapalli Town, Visakhapatnam for issuing Legal Heir Certificate in his wife’s name.

SENIOR ASSISTANT O/O DISTRICT MALARIA OFFICER, KADAPA DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri N. Narasimhulu, Senior Assistant o/o the District Malaria Officer, Kadapa was dismissed from service by the Govt., following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/-. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 09-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.9000/- from the complainant for issuing a demand draft for Rs.11424/- and a cheque for Rs.13048/- spraying of DDT in the villages of Kadapa District

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF OFFICIALS OF THE INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMEOPATHY, WITHHELD IN A.C.B. CASE

Sri Md. Hamin Ali Siddique, formerly Chief Superintendent, Government Indian Medicine Pharmary(Unani), Katedan, Sri S. Malakondaiah, formerly Accounts Officer(now retired) Sri K. Narasimha Murthy, formerly Accounts Officer and Sri Anwar Ahmed formerly Supdt., and officials of the Indian Medicine and Homeophathy, Hyderabad were awarded the punishment of 100% cut in pension besides withholding of pensionary benefits by the Govt. consequent to their conviction by the Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyd. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the A.C.B., the officials of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy Department were found to have purchased one diesel generator for Rs.9,90,000/- as against its actual cost of Rs.3,00,000/- and caused wrongful loss to the Govt. in collusion with a private person.

SURPRISE CHECK BY A.C.B. AT “CENTRE FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING ” UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, OSMANIA UNIVERSITY, HYDERABAD

The Bureau conducted surprise check at “ Centre for English Language Training ‘’ (CELT), University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad on 02-08-2008 late hours. The check revealed that the Director, CELT collected the required fees of Rs.2500/- per head for the 50 days course from 650 participants, remitted amount in the Bank in respect of 348 participants and the remaining amount was not accounted for . An amount of Rs.4,13,000/- has been seized from the office of the Director, CELT during the surprise check. The enquiry is in progress.

JULY - 2007

M.R.O. AND REVENUE INSPECTOR, NALGONDA ARE IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K. Krishna Reddy, M.R.O., (A.O1) and Sri P. Yadaiah, Addl. Revenue Inspector(AO2), Mandal Revenue Office, Nalgonda were caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials at about 3.40 PM on 31-7-2007 when they demanded and accepted Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Dayakar for releasing documents of his lorry which were taken by the M.R.O. A chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the AO2 yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- were recovered from the of the AO2. AO1& AO2 are being arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECKS ON THE OFFICES OF SUB-REGISTRARS

A.C.B. Officials conducted surprise checks on the Sub-Registrar offices at Madanpalli (Chittoor Dist), Hindupur (Ananthapur Dist.) and Guntur in evening of 30-7-2007 and seized unauthorized cash aggregating nearly 2.00 Lakhs.On 30-7-2007 at 5-30 PM the ACB officials conducted a Surprise Check on the Office premises of the Sub-Registrar, Madanapalli, Chittoor District and found Sri Chandranna, Sr. Asst., and 5 Document Writers in the Chambers of Sub-Registrar Office and seized Rs.39,920/- from their possession, that had been collected illegally from the claimants and given to the Sub-Registrar and his staff as mamools.On 30-7-2007 at 5-50 PM the ACB officials conducted a Surprise Check on the office premises of the Sub-Registrar, Hindupur, Anantapur District and found 3 Document Writers and one other person ( Tea Stall) in the Chambers of Sub-Registrar Office and seized Rs.7,610/- from their possession, that had been collected illegally from the claimants and given to the Sub-Registrar and his staff as mamools. On 30-7-2007 evening ACB officials conducted a Surprise Check on the Sub-Registrar Office, Guntur. Both the Sub-Registrars I & II Sri B. Sambasiva Rao and Sri M. Vijaya Sagar were present along with five other staff members. They had un-authorizedly allowed two Document Writers and a private person in the office to collect bribes. An amount of Rs.1,48,500/- was seized from them.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, PANCHAYAT RAJ, GUNTUR

A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the residence and office of Sri Chandu Amareshwara Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Quality Control Department, Guntur and in the houses of his relatives at Tenali and Machilipatnam of Guntur Dist. and unearthed assets worth about Rs.42,00,000/- (Rupees Forty Two Lakhs only). The assets include house-sites around Guntur town, one 3 storied building at Guntur, 11 acres of agricultural land at Krishna District and Tenali of Guntur District, house-hold articles and jewellery weighing about 1 Kg. Searches are continuing.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.The case is under investigation.

ACB OFFICIALS SEARCH ON THE RESIDENCE OF DISTRICT REGISTRAR

Today i.e., on 30-7-2007 officials of Anti Corruption Bureau searched the residence of Sri K. Samba Murthy, District Registrar who worked as Vigilance Officer, Stamps & Registrations Department, Eluru and unearthed assets worth about Rs.45 lakhs. The assets include 3 houses at Gudur of Nellore District one house in Guntur, four house plots at Guntur, 9 acres of land and a Hero Honda Motor Splendor Cycle. Searches are continuing. Earlier Sri Samba Murthy was trapped by ACB authorities on 24-5-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.5000/- from his subordinate.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, ESTABLISHMENT SECTION, MALKAJGIRI MUNICIPALITY OF R.R. DISTRICT IS IN ACB NET

Sri Ch. Ganesh, Sr. Asst., Establishment Section, Malkajgiri Municipality, R.R. District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at about 3.00 PM on 25-7-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.4,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri B. Krishnaiah, Health Worker for fixing the salary under PRC (new pay scales).A chemical test conducted on the left and right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.4,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.45 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI MAMILLA RAJENDER, SENIOR ASSISTANT, DM&HO OFFICE, SANGAREDDY, MEDAK DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by Anti-Corruption Bureau officials over the residence of AO Sri Mamilla Rajender S/o Mallaiah, age 43 years, Senior Assistant, DM &HO Office, Sangareddy, Medak on 25-7-2007 and his friends and relatives at Sangareddy and Jogipet of Medak District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.45 lakhs ( Rupees forty five lakhs only). The total assets include (8) eight plots and (1) one two stored house at Sangareddy, 2.29 acres of agricultural land at Sangareddy, 31 tolas of gold worth Rs.2 lakhs, 1 kg of silver worth Rs.10,000/-, cash of Rs.42,000/- one motor cycle Hero Honda, Bank balances and household articles worth Rs.4 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad.

SRI ABDUL WAHEED, ASST. LABOUR OFFICER, MANCHERIAL IN A.C.B., NET

Sri Abdul Waheed S/o Abdul Hameed, age 49 years, Assistant Labour Officer, Manchrial was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2,200/- (Rupees two thousand and two hundred only) from the complainant on 24-7-2007 at 3-30 PM for doing official favour i.e., not to book a case under the provisions of Shops & Establishment Act, 1988 for not renewing the certificate of registration after 31-12-2002 of Tejashree Winding Works belongs to the complainant. Chemical test when conducted on the left hand fingers of AO and surface of the paper which was spread on the almirah yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs.2,200/- was recovered from the top of the almirah kept beneath the paper spread out on the almirah at the A.O’s instance. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR CHECKING INSPECTOR, CIVIL SUPPLIES, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B., TRAP.

Sri T.V. Rama Sharma, former Senior Checking Inspector O/o Asst. Supply Officer, Circle 8, S.P. Road, Secunderabad was dismissed from service by the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad.Consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B. Cases.Earlier, the Senior Checking Inspector was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1-5-2001 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1500/- towards bribe from a fair price shop owner for showing the official favour of not canceling the additional quota allotted to his fair price shop.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT SUB-REGISTRAR, SATYAVEDU, CHITTOOR DIST

On 23-7-2007 at 5-30 PM the A.C.B., officials conducted a surprise check on the office of the Sub-Registrar, Satyavedu, Chittoor District and found 3 Document Writers in the Chamber of Sub-Registrar Office and seized Rs.12,800/- from their possession, that had been collected illegally from the claimants and had been intended to given to the Sub-Registrar and his Staff as mamools.

SRI KORNENA VAMSI, JUNIOR ASST.,(AO1), SRI BALAGA GANNEMMA, ATTENDER, DISTRICT TREASURY OFFICE, SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN A.C B NET

Sri Kornena Vamsi (AO1) S/o Mohan Rao, aged 25 years, Jr. Asst., F. Section o/o DTO, Srikakulam was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials at his office on 23-7-2007 evening when he demanded and accepted Rs.2500/- as bribe from the complainant through Smt Balaga Gannemma (AO2) W/o Late Ramulu, 54 years, Attendero/o DTO, Srikakulam to process the file and to put up the file to STO for sanction of bill amount worth Rs.1.7 lakhs pertaining to the complainant and four other. AO2 received the amount with her right hand and kept it in the cupboard of AO1 while AO1 locked the cupboard. Right hand fingers of AO2 when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2500/- was recovered from the cupboard of AO1 in his office room at his instance. Accused Officers 1 & 2 are being arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

LINE INSPECTOR, APCPDCL, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri B. Nagaraju, Line Inspector, APCPDCL, Pagidyala Mandal, Kurnool District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of rs.500/- under each count i.e., for the offences U/s 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for three months under each count. Earlier, the said Line Inspector was trapped when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.700/- from Sri P. Venkataiah of Pagidyala village, Kurnool district to do the official favour to shift service wire from one pole to another.

SRI SIVAREDDIPALLI SATYANARAYANA, I/C ASST. ENGINEER, APCPDCL, MOMINPET MANDAL, R.R. DISTRICT IN A.C.B NET

Sri Sivareddipalli Satyanarayana, S/o Saiappa, age 40 years, I/c Asst. Engineer, APCPDCL, Mominpet(M), R.R. Dist. was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.8,000/- (Rupees eight thousand only) from the complainant on 23-7-2007 at 3-00 PM for doing official favour i.e., to erect the transformer and to charge it pertaining to Arunodaya Industries of the complainant. Chemical test when conducted on both hand fingers of AO and left side shirt pocket of AO yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs.8000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of AO at his instance. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ACB OFFICIALS UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI M. GANGADHARAM, ASI, NELLORE DISTRICT

Today ACB officials conducted searches in the residence of Sri M.Gangadharam, ASI of Police, Balaji Nagar PS, Nellore and unearthed assets worth Rs.46 lakhs (Rupees forty six laksh). The assets include 5 plots at Nellore, One double storeyed building at Nellore, a shopping complex at Nellore and household articles etc., Searches are continuing.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS. 80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI MARKONDA PATNAIKUNI JANARDHAN RAO, TOWN PLANNING BUILDING INSPECTOR, GUNTUR MUNICIPALITY

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential place of AO Sri. Markonda Patnaikuni Janardhan Rao, S/o Mrutyunjaya Rao, age 44 years, Town Planning Building Inspector, Guntur Municipality on 21.07.2007 in Palakonda of Srikakulam District, Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram District and in Guntur Town. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs. 80 lakhs (Rupees eighty lakhs only).The total assets include (6) (six) plots in Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram District and Visakhapatnam District, 3 (Three) houses – one in Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram District and two in Visakhapatnam Dist., 1 kg gold worth Rs. 5 lakhs, 4.5 kgs of silver worth Rs. 45,000/-, fixed deposits worth rupees 5.4 lakhs and cash of Rs. 3.5 lakhs, one Maruthi car, 3 motor cycles-Bajaj PEP, Kinetic Honda, Passion Plus, fixed deposits worth rupees 10 lakhs, bank balance of rupees 27,000/-, house hold articles worth rupees 2 lakhs. Accused officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Visakhapatnam.

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

Sri G. Anil Kumar, Jr. Asst., Office of the Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Kambadur, Anantapur district has been dismissed from service by the Govt., as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, a case was registered against Sri G. Anil Kumar, Junior Assistant, by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on the allegation of misappropriation of Govt. funds.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS SEARCH RESIDENCE OF DEPUTY MANAGER, A.P.S.F.C.

Today i.e., on 20-7-2007 A.C.B., officials conducted searches at the residence of Sri Y.V.Subrahmaneswara Rao, Deputy Manager(Engg), A.P. State Finance Corporation, Vijayawada and also at the residence of the relatives at Vijayawada and Gudiwada and his office. The properties unearthed included One double storeyed building at Gudiwada, One apartment at Hyderabad, Three plots at Vijayawada, One plot at Mangalagiri, One plot at Bangalore, One Maruthi Suzuki Car, Gold ornaments weighing 1000 gms, besides household articles all worth about Rs.55 lakhs. Searches are continuing. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B., cases, Vijayawada.

REVENUE INSPECTOR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri A.Jaya Kumar, working as Revenue Inspector, M.R.O. Office, Bogolu Mandal, Nellore District, was trapped today evening i.e. on 19-07-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of enquiring and writing a favourable report to M.R.O for issuing No Objection Certificate to the complainant for selling his lands. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, GOVT. GENERAL HOSPITAL, KURNOOL TRAPPED

Sri V. Venkateswara Rao, Jr. Asst., Govt. General Hospital, Kurnool was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials on 19-7-2007 at 2-50 PM at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2550/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri P. Srikanta,Student of D.Pharmacy Course, Kurnool for showing official favour of handing over 17 Appretice Certificates to the complainant and his colleagues. The tainted amount of Rs.2550/- was seized at the instance of AO. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O yielded positive results. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B. Cases, at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KONA GOVINDA RAO, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, IRRIGATION, DUMMUGUDEM PROJECT, KHAMMAM DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by Anti-Corruption Bureau officials over the residential house of AO Sri Kona Govinda Rao, Deputy Executive Engineer, Irrigation, Dummugudem Project, Khammam District age 57 years, S/o Seetharamaiah, on 19-7-2007 at his residence at Khammam, friend’s residence at Khammam and his office at Ashwaraopuram at Khammam. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.80 lakhs (Rupees eighty lakhs). The disproportionate assets include 26 plots at Venkatayapalem, Velugumetla, Burhanpuram, Raghunathapalem villages of Khammam district, 1 house at Khammam, 3 acres of agricultural land at Ammapalem at Khammam, 231 tolas of gold worth Rs.10 lakhs, 10 kgs of silver worth Rs.1 lakh, Cash of Rs.15,000/-, LIC Market + Equity fund of Rs.8 lakhs, LIC premium of Rs.2 lakhs, Bank balances and household articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. One more locker which is in the name of the daughter is yet to be opened.Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad.

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

Smt. P.Aruna, former Principal of A.P.Social Welfare Residential School/Junior College (Girls), Dharmavaram (B) Nizamabad district was dismissed from service by the department following her conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, she was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials on 20.6.2002 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant to pass his pending bills of Rs. 13426-94 and to issue cheque.

FORMER PANCHAYAT SECRETARY DISMISSAL FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh dismissed Sri G.Harinath Babu former Panchayat Secretary, Ibrahimpatnam village & Mandal, Krishna district from service following the enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, A.P Hyderabad.Earlier, Sri G.Harinath Babu, former Panchayat Secretary, Ibrahimpatnam Village & Mandal, Krishna district was trapped by A.C.B officials on 5.2.2003 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs. 2,500/- from the complainant Sri Kothavari Ramu for issuing a cheque for Rs. 1,06,682/- towards execution of painting work of village Secretariat office building.

SRI RAM REDDYGARI SIDDIRAM REDDY, MRI-1 O/o MRO MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Ramreddigari Siddiram Reddy, S/o Sri. Ram Reddy, age 43 years , MRI-1, O/o MRO, Medak District was caught red handed at the O/o MRO, Medak Dist. when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only) from the complainant on 16.7.2007 at 2.00 PM for doing official favour i.e. “to enquire and to submit a report to Tahasildar and to hand over the title deed and pass books after getting it signed by the Tahasildar in respect of the land belonging to the parents of the complainant”. Chemical test when conducted on both the hand fingers and the left shirt pocket of AO yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket of the AO at his instance. A.O will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI M.DEVADAS, TAX INSPECTOR, SEETHAPHAL MANDI, CIRCLE-VII OF MCH, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

Sri M.Devadas, Tax Inspector, Seethaphal Mandi area of Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Circle-VII was caught red-handed at his office in Secunderabad when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant Sri Md. Ghouse on 13.07.2007 at 4.15 P.M. for processing the file relating to the transfer of ownership of house. Chemical Test yielded positive result and bribe amount of Rs. 3,000/- was recovered from his right side trouser pocket at his instance. A.O is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI B. PRASADA RAO, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KARABALA KOTA VILLAGE, CHITTOOR DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri B. Prasada Rao S/o B. Madhusudhana Rao, age 36 years, Village Revenue Officer, Karabalakota Village, ChittoorDistrict was caught red handed at his residence at Aragallu when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.4500/- (Rupees four thousand five hundred only) from the complainant on 10-7-2007 at 4-45 PM for doing official favour i.e., to send enquiry report to Tahsildar, Karabala Kota to issue pattadar pass books to the complainant. Chemical test when conducted on the both hand fingers of the AO and his shirt pocket yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs.4500/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of AO at his instance. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SRI U.V.V.S. BHEEMA RAO, INSPECTOR OF BOILERS, CIRCLE-III,HYDERABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri U.V.V.S. Bheema Rao, Inspector of Boilers, Circle-III, Hyderabad was caught red handed at his office the G.M., M,S. Labs, Moulali, when he demanded and accepted an amount Rs.75,000/- (Rupees Seventy Five Thousand only) as bribe from the Complainant on 10.07.2007 at 5-00 P.M.. for renewal of Boilers licence. Chemical Test yielded positive result an bribe amount of Rs.75,000/- was recovered from the hand bag of the accused at his instance. A.O. is arrested and being produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

MANDAL ENGINEERING OFFICER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, PORUMAMILLA MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN A.C.B., CASES

The Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Baladev Singh, Mandal Engineering Officer, Porumamilla Mandal, Kadapa District and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offences 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.2000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 21-9-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of recording the work in the M.Book preparing for the work done by the complainant and to submit the same to the concerned officers.

SRI GUNDIMEEDI KOTESWAR RAO, DRUG INSPECTOR, HAYATHNAGAR ZONE, R.R. DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Gundimeedi Koteswar Rao S/o Lingiah, age 46 years, Drug Inspector, Hayatnagar Zone, R.R. District was caught red handed at his residence at Mohan Nagar, Kothapet, R.R. District when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.5000/0 (Rupees five thousand only) from the complainant on 10-7-2007 at 7-50 AM for doing official favour i.e., for inspecting the premises of the complainant and to ensure that the wholesale Drug license is issued to the complainant. Chemical test when conducted on the right hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs.5000/- was recovered from the top of the fridge at the instance of AO. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.P.C.P.D.C.L. EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad on 21-6-2007 convicted Sri J. Narendra Kumar, former UDC o/o the AAO, ERO, Kukatpally, R.R. District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment for the offences U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said UDC was trapped by the officials of A.C.B., on 11-10-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.200/- from the Supervisor of a Tiffin Center for doing Official favour to work out the outstanding accounts to render necessary help in getting the ‘ No Dues Certificates ‘ to the 3 disconnected service connections of the tiffin center.

SRI VALPADASU SADANANDAM (AO1), AUTHORISED TECHNICAL WORK INSPECTOR AND SRI SYED AFZAL(AO2), WORK INSPECTOR, BOTH OF HOUSING DEPARTMENT REGOONDA(M) OF WARANGAL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri Valpadasu Sadanandam (AO1) S/o Bikshapathy, age 40 years, Authorised Technical Work Inspector, Housing Department, Regonda(M) of Warangal District was caught red handed at his private office room at Venkateswara Colony, Subedari, Hanumankonda when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2000/-(Rupees two thousand only) from the complainant on 9-7-2007 at 10.30 AM through Sri Syed Afzal (AO2) S/o Dademiyan, 48 years, Work Inspector, Regonda(M) at Warangal District for doing official favour i.e., to issue the proceedings to the Bank for release of payment worth Rs.16,000/- to the complainant who is a beneficiary pertaining to the house sanctioned under Indiramma Housing Scheme . Chemical test when conducted on the right hand fingers of AO1, both hand fingers of AO2, left side shirt pocket of AO1 and right side pant pocket of AO2 yielded positive result. Bribe amount of Rs.1300/- was recovered from the owner of the house of AO1 which was paid to the owner towards house rent by AO2 on the directions of AO1 and Rs.700/- was recovered from AO2 from his pocket at his instance. AO1 and AO2 will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER (OPERATIONS), A.P.C.P.D.C.L., PEDDA AMBERPET, R.R. DISTRICT IS IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Gandam Venkateswarlu, Addl. A.E., (Operations), A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Pedda Amberpet, R.R. District was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials at about 8.35 PM on 06-07-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri D. Bhavanishankar in Room No.111, Sri Sai Lodge, Dilsuknagar, Hyderabad for showing official favour of preparing minimum estimation and processing the file for his domestic electricity connection to his new building at Plot No.56, Piglipuram Colony, Navadurga Nagar, Batasingaram, Hyathnagar Mandal, R.R. Dist. A chemical test conducted on the left and right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.3000/- was recovered from shirt packet of the AO.Accused Officer is arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SURPRISE CHECK CONDUCTED AT MVI OFFICE, GANTADA, GAJUWAKA

A surprise check was conducted on the office premises of M.V.I., Gantada, Gajuwaka and an amount of Rs.89,124/- was seized from Sri Nooka Raju and 8 other persons who were acting as Private Agents to the staff of MVI office and collecting commission from public illegally.

MANAGER, H.M.W.S.& S.B. TRAPPED BY THE A.C.B.

One Sri B. Murali Krishna, Contractor with Hyderabad Metro Water Supply & Sewerage Board, Hyderabad resident of Ramanthapur, Hyderabad came to the D.S.P., City Range-I Office on 05-07-2007 in the morning and preferred a written complaint stating that Sri A. Nageshwar, Manager(Engineering), Hyderabad Metro Water Supply & Sewerage Board, Jeedimetla was not forwarding the C.C. Forms and Work Plans to the Divisional Office, though bills had been submitted about a month back, to the tune of Rs.11,00,000/-. Despite, several requests, he was not forwarding the C.C. Forms and Work Plans. On 02-07-2007, when the complainant pleaded, Sri A. Nageshwar, Manager (Engineering) demanded Rs.50,000/- to do the favour to forward the bills to Divisional Office. Again on 03-07-2007, the complainant met the Manager and expressed his inability to pay Rs.50,000/-. Sri A. Nageshwar, reduced the amount to Rs.20,000/- and warned him to pay the same on or before 07-07-2007. On this, a case was registered on 06-07-2007 in Cr.No.17/Anti-Corruption Bureau-CR-1/2007 U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 and a trap was arranged. At about 12-10 PM when the complainant met Sri A. Nageshwar, he reiterated the demand and also accepted the bribe amount of Rs.20,000/-. The A.C.B. successfully laid the trap and caught Sri A. Nageshwar red-handed. The chemical test yielded a positive result and amount was recovered from the office table drawer of Sri Nageshwar at his instance. He is being arrested and will be produced before the Special Court, Hyderabad.

SRI SOLIPURAM KRUPAKAR REDDY, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/O MRO, RAMANNAPET (MANDAL) NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Solipuram Krupakar Reddy, S/o Satyanarayana Reddy, age 45 years, Junior Assistant, O/O Sub-Registar, Ramannapet Mandal, Nalgonda District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 4000/- (Rupees four thousand only) from the Complainant on 5-7-2007 at 5.25 PM for doing official favour i.e., to process the registration document and to get them registered and to issue them to the Complainant after getting them scanned. Both hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the floor where it was thrown by the AO. A.O. is being arrested and produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

IN-CHARGE REGISTRAR OF CHITS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.Prabhakar Gupta, Sr. Asst., and former Incharge Registrar of Chits, Secunderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each for the offences U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said official was trapped by the A.C.B., officials on 5-8-2000 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.6000/- from the complainant to issue clear audit report to Chit company.

KOLLURI DANIEL, SUB-REGISTRAR, STATION GHANAPUR, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN A.C.B., NET

Sri Kolluri Daniel S/o Solomon, age 48 years, Sub-Registrar, Station Ghanapur, Warangal District was caught red handed at his residence of Khazipet, Warangal District when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) from the complainant on 5-7-2007 at 8-10 AM for doing official favour i.e., for returning of three documents pertaining to 10 acres of land of the complainant which have been registered. Right hand fingers and left front pocket of T. Shirt of AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the left pocket of the T. Shirt of AO at his instance. AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad.Simultaneously his house was searched. Details of assets found during the course of searches are 11 plots at four locations viz., Kazipet, Madikonda, Vadepally of Warangal District and Gopanpally of R.R. Dist. and 2 houses – One at Kazipet and another at Warangal Town, 2.9 acres of agricultural land at Ghanapur of Warangal, One Santro Car and One Scooty, net cash of Rs.1,92,700/-, bank balances of Rs.64,000/- household articles worth Rs.1,00,000/-. Case is under investigation.

AVADHANULA MOHAN BABU, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER O/O DM&HO, KHAMMAM IN ACB CASE

Sri Avadhanula Mohan Babu S/o Laxminarayana, age 57 years, Administrative Officer o/o DM&HO, Khammam was caught red handed at his residence at Pakabanda, Khammam Town when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.30,000/- (Rupees thirty thousand only) from the complainant on 5-7-2007 at 8.30 AM for doing official favour i.e., to process the file of the complainant’s son for his appointment as Attender on compassionate grounds. Both hand fingers of AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the AO while he was counting the money. AO will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & Anti-Corruption Bureau Cases, Hyderabad. Simultaneously his house was searched and during the searches, 20 tulas of gold, net cash of Rs.43, 000/-, Fixed Deposits of Rs.4,04,000/- and bank balances of Rs.8,04,000/- were unearthed. Case is under investigation.

LINEMAN CONVICTED IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P. Bhaskar, Lineman, AP Transco, Kullur, Anantapur District and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment, to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months each for the offence U/s 7 & 13(1)(d) r/w Sec. 13(2) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the Lineman was trapped by officials of A.C.B., on 24-12-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- for doing official favour of processing the application of electrical service connection to the agricultural land of the complainant.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, M.R.O., OFFICE, MADANAPALLI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Nellore convicted the AO.1 Sri M. Audinarayana, Mandal Surveyor, o/o MRO, Madanapalli, Chittoor District and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. The Special Judge convicted the AO.2 Sri K. Subrahmanyam of Madanapalli (Private person) also and sentenced him to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 12 of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, they were trapped by A.C.B., officials on 06-02-2001 when AO1 demanded a bribe of Rs.1000/- and accepted it through AO2 (private person) from the complainant for doing an official favour in surveying the house site of the complainant situated at B.K. Palli Village of Madanapalli, Chittoor District.

SRI SATLA PRABHAKAR, PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, GRAM PANCHAYAT, DANDEPALLY VILLAGE, ELKATURTHI MANDAL KARIMNAGAR DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri Satla Prabhakar S/o Ilaiah, age 46 years, Panchayat Secretary, Gram Panchayat, Dandepally(v), Elkaturthi (M), Karimnagar District was caught red handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1400/- (Rupees one thousand and four hundred only) from the complainant on 3-7-2007 at 12-45 PM for doing official favour i.e., to deliver the Title Deed Pass Books to the complainant and his wife in respect of 5.29 acres of dry land belonging to the complainant and his wife. Both hand fingers of AO and his office table drawer yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the office table drawer of AO at his instance. AO is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

REVENUE INSPECTOR IN ACB NET

Sri N. Ramesh working as Revenue Inspector, M.R.O., Office, Ambajipet, East Godavari District was trapped today morning i.e., on 03-07-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant, a former for doing the official favour of issuing Pattadar Pass Book in respect of half acre of land in the name of his mother. The AO accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to the chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER 75 LAKHS OF DIRECTOR OF BOILERS DEPARTMENT UNEARTHED BY THE A.C.B.

On credible information a case of Disproportionate Assets was registered against Sri Shaik Safdar Ahmed, Director of Boilers Department, A.P., Hyderabad today i.e. on 3-7-2007. After obtaining search warrants simultaneous searches were conducted on the residential house of Sri Safdar Ahmed at Surabhi nest apartment, Himayathnagar, his office, his in-laws’ house at Ameerpet and also at Ongole and Nellore from 11-30 A.M. onwards. The searches so far have revealed that Sri Sahik Safdar Ahmed, is having 4 flats, 18 plots and one house worth Rs.60,64,200/-. Cash of Rs.4,64,460/-, Gold weighing about 30 tolas worth Rs.1.5 lakh, amount of Rs. 3,98,381/- in Post office S.B. Account and in ICICI Bank Account Rs.6,44,347/- were also found. The searches are still under progress.The accused officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

JUNE - 2007

REVENUE INSPECTOR, YEMMIGANUR,KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

Mohd. Katheep Ismail, Revenue Inspector, Yemmiganur, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 30.06.2007 at 3.55 p.m at his residence Yemmiganur when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 3,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Mohd. Shafiullah, R/o Yemmiganur, Kurnool district for showing official favour of sending an enquiry report to the Tahasildar, Yemmiganur regarding the possession of the land by the complainant. The tainted amount Rs. 3,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O and inner lining of left side shirt pocket yielded positive results.The A.O is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.45 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI GORLE SATYANARAYANA, DISTRICT MANAGER, AP STATE HOUSING CORPORATNION, VISAKHAPATNAM.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B., officials over the residential houses of AO Sri Gorie Satyanarayana, District Manager, A.P. State Housing Corporation, Visakhapatnam age 48 years S/o Appala Naidu on 28-6-2007 at Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and his friends and relatives residences. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.45/- lakhs (Rupees forty five lakhs only).The Disproportionate Assets include Two houses (i.e.,1 house at Visakhapatnam and 1 house at Vizianagaram) 4 Plots (i.e., 2 plots at Visakhapatnam and 2 plots at Vizianagaram) 13 acres of Agricultural land at Yerugonda of Visakhapatnam, 3 Motor Cycles, 6 tolas of gold and 3 kgs of silver together worth Rs.2 lakhs, Cash of Rs.19,000/-, LIC Insurance worth Rs.7 lakhs, Investments in Swarnandhra Engineering College, Narasapur worth Rs.70,000/-., Household articles worth Rs.4 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested . He will be produced before the III Additional District Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTHED 54.10 LAKHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF T. MADHUSUDHANACHARY, INSPECTOR, CITY SECURITY WING, HYDERABAD

On credible information that Sri T. Madhusudhanachary, former Inspector, Mahankali Traffic P.S., presently working as Inspector, City Security Wing is possessing Disproportionate Assets to the known and legal sources of income, today i.e. 27.06.2007 simultaneous searches were conducted at his residence at Kothapet, Hyderabad, at his native place at Atmakur in Kurnool District, at Nandyal and other places. Searches revealed that he is in possession of immovable assets like (i) 1 + 1 storied building at Kothapet (ii) 1 + 2 storied building at Videhinagar, Vanasthalipuram, (iii) 1 + 1 house at Bandlaguda near Nagole and (iv) another 1 + 1 house at same location (v), one house site at Shamirpet; total worth Rs.40,09,000/Officials of the Bureau also found movable properties like one Hyundai City Car of 2006 make worth Rs.4,00,000/-; two Hero Honda Motor Cycles worth Rs.72,000/-; Bank Balances and Fixed deposits to the tune of Rs.4,07,422/-; Net Cash of Rs.29,000/-; Gold weighing about 280 grams worth Rs.1,92,000/- and Household Articles worth Rs.3,00,000/-. Thus, total assets are worth Rs.54,09,422/-. During the house search, one Deer Hide was found and it was intimated to the Forest Departmental Officials for action u/s 52 of Wild Life Protection Act, 1972 by them.

FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT., PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, GUNTUR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE

Sri G. Phanimohan, former Jr. Asst., P.F., Section, Zilla Parishad, Guntur was dismissed from service by the Collector & Dist. Magistrate, Guntur following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Vijayawada.Earlier, the said Junior Accountant was trapped by the A.C.B., officials on 25-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of issuing the Demand Draft of P.F of his wife.

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

The Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyd., convicted sri S. Srinivasa Rao, former Jr. Asst., of Khammam Municipality and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988. He was further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.300/- and in default to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The above A.O was trapped on 5-1-2001 by officials of A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of Khammam for showing official favour to issue ownership certificate in respect of shop belonging to the complainant for raising a bank loan.

COMMERCIAL TAXES OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted S/Sri M. Appal Raju, DCTO and B. Appa Rao, Sr. Asst., o/o CTO, Surya Bagh, Visakhapatnam. The AOs were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for two months for the offences U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Sri B. Appa Rao, Sr. Asst., was convicted for the offence U/s 201 IPC also and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for one month. Both the above sentences of imprisonment against Sri B. Appa Rao, Sr. Asst., were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the above A.Os were trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1500/- and Rs.500/- respectively from a Manager of a Bakery-cum-Sweets Shop for completing assessment and issuing the Assessment Order.

DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF A.P. SOUTHERN POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LTD., KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN A.C.B., CASES

The Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Nellore convicted Sri Khaji Syed Rafiuddin, Divisional Engineer, Detection of Pilferage of Energey (DPE), APSPDCL, Kadapa District and sentenced him 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 him to under one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 02-01-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of not booking a case against the complainant though he was using machinery of higher capacity than the approved 5 KV capacity as per deposit and threatening the complainant that he would foist cases against him, in case he did not pay the demanded bribe amount.

LADY MEDICAL OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Dr. B. Jamuna Bai, former Lady Medical Officer, Area Civil Hospital, Mahabubabad, Warangal District was dismissed from service by Govt. following her conviction by the Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, she was trapped by the A.C.B., officials on 5-9-2000 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,600/- from the complainant for showing official favour in performing surgery on his mother.

TAHASILDAR, KASIPET, MANCHERIAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN A.C.B.NET

Sri Ravula Goverdanachary S/o Brahmaiah, age 56 years, Tahasildar, Kasipet, Mancherial, Adilabad District was caught red-handed by the A.C.B., officials at his office at 8.20 AM on 27-6-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.50,000/- as bribe from the complainant to process and issue the proceedings of Restoration of possession as Protected Tenant of dry land to an extent of Ac.27.39 at Malkepalli(v) of Kasipet(M) in favour of the paternal uncle of the complainant. Both hands fingers of the A.O. tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in his drawing room at his instance.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR, CHITAPALLY P.S OF NALGONDA IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri.N.Janardan,Sub-Inspector of Police, Chintapally P.S of Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B officials at about 4.P.M on 21-06-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.11,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri.Chandraiah for showing favour in a case register against him and others. A chemical test conducted on the left & right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.11,000/- was recovered at the instance of the A.O. Accused officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for S.P.E & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

OFFICIALS OF OSMANIA UNIVERSITY PRINTING PRESS HYDERABAD CONVICTED IN A CASE OF CRIMINAL MISCONDUCT.

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad convicted S/Sri Eshan Ahmed Khan, Sr. Asst., Syed Anwar Hussain, Sr. Asst.,V. Satyanarayana, Asst. Director, M. Harinarayana, Dy. Foreman, G. Damodar, Monotype Operator, C. Balamalleshwar Rao, Chief Process Operator, G. Chandrasekhar, Compositor and K.L. Rama Rao, Machine Man of Osmania Printing Press, Hyderabad and sentenced them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year each and to pay fine of Rs.250/- each and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for one month each for various charges under the provision of P.C. Act, 1988 and I.P.C. All the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently and the default sentences were ordered to run separately.Earlier, the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau registered a cases of criminal misconduct against the officials of Osmania University Printing Press for misappropriation of Osmania University funds.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B., CASES

Sri P. Babu, Deputy Executive Engineer, I/c Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Lepakshi Mandal, Ananthapur District, has been dismissed from service by the Government as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl- Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier two cases were registered against the said Dy. Executive Engineer on the allegations of corruption and misappropriation of Govt. funds meant for various welfare and developmental schemes in Lepakshi Mandal. After completion of investigation, the A.O was convicted in both the cases by awarding of separate sentences and fine under each case.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, APSPDCL, CHAPADU SECTION, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN A.C.B., CASE.

The Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B cases, Nellore convicted Sri U. Venkata Ramana, A.E., APSPDCL., Chapadu Section, Kadapa District and sentenced him 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 him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B officials on 06-01-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of expeditiously erecting and giving service connection to the agricultural bore well of the wife of the complainant and also expeditiously sending of estimate of new agriculture connection pertaining to the complainant.

ASST. SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KADAPA TOWN DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Sri K. Venkata Subbaiah, A.S.I., Chinnachowk PS, Kadapa town was dismissed from service by the Govt. following conviction in a trap case. Earlier, he was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 25-7-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1500/- from the complainant for doing official favour of not recommending the name of the complainant for opening a Rowdy Sheet though he was bound over U/s 110(e) of Cr.P.C., and also to help him in a case already registered him.

DEPUTY ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Sri S. Demudu, former Deputy Electrical Inspector, Rajahmundry, East Godavari District (Retd) was convicted and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 1 month for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of the 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(1)(d) r/w 13(1)(2) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered run concurrently. Earlier, the Deputy Electrical Inspector was trapped by the A.C.B. Officials on 18-5-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant to conduct inspection and to submit a favourable inspection reports on a company in which he was working as a cashier.

DEPUTY ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR, TIRUPATI SUB-DIVISION, TIRUPATI TRAPPED IN A.C.B. NET

Sri M. Nazeer Ahmed, Deputy Electrical Inspector, Tirupati Sub-Division, Tirupati (AO1) was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials on 19-6-2007 at 5-45 PM at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1800/- through Sri G. Mani, Watchman, o/o Deputy Electrical Inspector, Tirupati Sub-Division, Tirupati(AO2) as illegal gratification from the complainant Ramachandra Murthy, Electrical Contractor, Tirupati for showing official favour to attest in Form-II that the complainant is an authorized contractor to execute Private Electrical Works in Chittoor District. The tainted amount Rs.1800/- was seized at the instance of AO2. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO2 yielded positive results.The Accused Officers are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

SUB- INSPECTOR OF POLICE, HUMAYUN NAGAR POLICE STATION IN ACB NET

The complainant Sri P. Narsing S/o Sayanna, R/o Arjun Nagar, Rasoolpura, Secunderabad lodged a complaint before Sri P Mahesh, S.I. of Police, Humayun Nagar PS on 17-6-2007 evening complaining about the damage that occurred to their auto trolley No. AP 10 V 7531 which met with an accident near Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital and requested to issue an accident certificate to claim insurance for which the S.I., demanded Rs.1000/- first and later reduced to Rs.500/- with instructions to pay the same on 18-6-2007 without fail to him or to his person. On this the complainant approached ACB and a trap was arranged. At about 6.30 PM on 18-6-2007 when the complainant met the S.I., Sri Mahesh, he reiterated his demand and after confirming the complainant was ready to pay, he instructed his Constable Sri Reddy Naik, PC No.4693 to collect the bribe amount from the complainant outside his room. Accordingly the Police Constable Sri Reddy Naik clarified again on his cell phone with the S.I and accepted the bribe amount. At the instance of the complainant, ACB staff raided and caught him red-handed and the tainted amount was seized. Both S.I., Mahesh and PC Reddy Naik were arrested and sent for remand.

MALLELA SUBRAHMANYAM, SUB-TREASURY OFFICER, SHADNAGAR AND MOHD. ASMATH ALI, SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, O/O STO, SHADNAGAR, MAHABOOB NAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mallela Subrahmanyam (AO1) S/o Kannaiah, 57 years, Sub-Treasury Officer, Shadnagar, Mahaboobnagar District was caught red-handed at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs. 5000/- (Rupees five thousand only) from the complainant on 19-6-2007 at 2-25 PM and handed over it for safe custody to Sri Mohd. Asmath Ali(AO2) S/o Khasim Ali, 37 years, Senior Accountant o/o STO, Shadnagar, Mahaboobnagar District for doing official favour i.e., for having passed the salary fixation arrears and for passing the pending bills of DA arrears, pay fixation and incremental arrears pertaining to the complainant. Both hand fingers of AO1, left hand fingers of AO2 and left side pant pocket of AO2 yielded positive results when subjected to chemical test. Bribe amount was recovered from the left pant pocket of AO2 at his instance. AO1 and AO2 will be arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF OFFICE OF M.R.O., CHAPADU MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT DISMISSED SERVICE IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE.

Sri P.Subbarayudu, Junior Assistant of Office of the M.R.O. Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa 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 years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 500/-. Earlier, Sri P.Subbarayudu, Junior Assistant of Office of the M.R.O. Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa District was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 17-5-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainants resident of Cheeyyapadu village of Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa District for doing the official favour of processing and issuing pattadar pass book relating to the lands of the complainant.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, VENKATAPUR, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Maheswaram Somaiah S/o Venkataram Narasaiah, age 61 years Village Revenue Officer, incharge Venkatapur village, Jaffarguda Mandal, Warangal District was trapped by A.C.B., Officials on 16-6-2007 at 7 AM at his residence Konur village, when he demanded an accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a villager, for showing official favour in issuing copies of Pahanies for the year 2006-07. The chemical test conducted over the fingers of his right hand yielded positive result and the tainted amount was recovered from his possession. The relevant records were seized. The Accused is arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad.The case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORATIONATE ASSETS OF SRI CH.SURYANARAYANA, MANDAL ENGINEERING OFFICER, EAST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Today i.e 15-06-2007 ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches at office and Residence of Ch.Suryanarayana, Mandal Engineering Officer, Pedapudi Mandal, East Godavari District and also in the residences of his relatives at Kakinada. The assets unearthed include, a house at Indrapalem of Kakinada worth Rs.20 Lakhs, agricultural lands at Jaggampeta and Samalkota in East Godavari District worth Rs.18 Lakhs, house site at Kakinada, Scorpio Car, Hero Honda Motor Cycle, House hold articles and Gold articles all worth over Rs.50 Lakhs. The A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Visakhpatnam. Case is under investigation.

ACCOUNTANT GRADE-I, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT MANAGER, CIVIL SUPPLIES CORPORATION, KADAPA ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

The ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches on the houses of Bandi Sana Reddy, Accountant Grade.-1, o/o District Manager, Civil Supplies Corporation, Kadapa and his family members on 15-6-2007 at Rajampeta, Byuddayapally and Rayachoty of Kadapa District and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.58 lakhs. The properties include One building at Sankarapuram, Kadapa Town worth Rs.15,00,000; 14 house sites at Kadapa District worth Rs.21,45,000/-; One sale agreement for purchase of 3.5 acres to develop plots at Kadapa worth Rs.6,00,000/-; 3.88 acres of Agricultural land at Kadapa District worth Rs.5,85,330/-; One Pulser Motor Cycle worth Rs.40,000/-; One Hero Honda Motor Cycle worth Rs.40,000/-; One Scooter worth Rs.16,000/-; 8 LIC Policies worth Rs.2,40,000/-; 207 gms Gold Ornaments worth Rs.1,60,000/-; Silver Ornaments worhth Rs.8,000/-; 2 Fixed Deposits worth Rs.1,60,000/-; Indira Vikas Patra worh Rs.50,000/-; Promissory Note worth Rs.25,000/-; Shares worth Rs.10,000/-; Bank balance worth Rs.1,56,637/- and Net cash of Rs.52,700/-. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Nellore. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. UNEARTHED Rs. 1.60 CRORES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF S.NARAYAN REDDY, MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTOR, R.T.A., WEST ZONE, HYDERABAD

On credible information that Sri S.Narayan Reddy S/o S.L.N. Reddy, working as Motor Vehicle Inspector in the R.T.A. office, West Zone, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad is possessing disproportionate assets to the known sources of income. Simultaneous searches have been conducted at the residence of Accused Officer at Jubilee Hills, his relatives houses in and around Hyderabad City and his office premises at Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad.Searches revealed that the A.O. is in possession of the following assets: Two houses in Jubilee Hills & Banjara Hills, One commercial shop at Road No.12, Banjara Hills, Four acres of land at Vattinagulapalli village of Rajendranagar Mandal, One house plot at Manchirevula village of Rajendranagar Mandal all worth Rs. 1,16,38,084/-; 4 cars (One Mercedes Benz, One Opel Astra, One Lancer & One 118 Fiat), (1) two-wheeler all worth Rs. 24,69,000/-; Gold found in the residence of A.O. to the tune of 201 grams worth Rs. 1,00,500/-, Gold at Syndicate Bank, Jubilee Hills Branch locker weighing around 623 grams worth Rs. 3,50,000/- and cash balances in various banks to the tune of Rs. 3,39,080/-; net cash of Rs. 23,000/- and house hold articles worth Rs. 3,00,000/- are also found in the residence of A.O. The Accused Officer is therefore found to be in possession of disproportionate assets worth atleast Rs. One Crore Sixty lakhs. One more locker at ICICI Bank, Khairatabad branch is yet to be opened.Further, during the searches at the residential premises of A.O., 29 nos. of Foreign Liquor bottles were found which is an offence U/s. 34 of Excise Act 1968. A separate case is being registered by the Excise officials in this regard.The A.O. is being arrested and being sent to judicial custody.

FORMER CHIEF CHEMIST OF OSMANIA GENERAL HOSPITAL, HYD. CONVICTED IN A.C.B., CASE

The Principal Special Judge for A.C.B., cases Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Shankaraiah, former Chief Chemist, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for eighteen months and to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- and in default, to suffer two months of simple Imprisonment for the offence U/s 13(1)(e) r/w 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge also ordered for confiscation of properties worth Rs.3,71,321/-. Earlier, during the course of investigation of a case registered by the A.C.B., the said Chief Chemist was found to be in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.9,06,773/-

REGISTRATION EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B., TRAP CASE

Sri S. Shankar, former Section Writer o/o the Sub-Registrar, Karimnagar District dismissed from service following his conviction in a trap case. He was earlier trapped by A.C.B., officials on 22-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing official favour in receiving Market Value Application Forms and for processing them for issue of market value certificates.

SENIOR ASSISTANT OF DISTRICT MALARIA OFFICE, KADAPA JAILED IN A.C.B. CASE

The Special Judge of SPE and A.C.B. cases Nellore convicted Sri Nakka Narasimhulu, Senior Assistant, Office of District Malaria Office, Kadapa and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- for the offence U/s 7 of the PC Act, 1988 and also sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the PC Act, 1988. Earlier he was trapped by the A.C.B., officials on 09-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.9000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour for issuing of demand draft for Rs.11424/- and a cheque for Rs.13048/- in favour of the complainant for the work executed by him i.e., spraying of DDT 50% in the villages of Kadapa District.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF FORMER DEPUTY SECRETARY, BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN A.C.B. TRAP CASES

Sri Mohd.Iftekar Ahmed, former Deputy Secretary (Exams-I), Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad has been awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently by the Department, following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case, who sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment in addition to payment of fine Rs.100/-.Earlier the Deputy Secretary (Examinations) was trapped by the officials of the A.C.B., on 29-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the file of Andhra Association Junior College, Penumantra, West Godavari District and not to withhold the results of the said college.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI N.V. JAYANTHI BABU, DIVISIONAL FOREST OFFICER, NALGONDA DIST.

A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the residence and office of Sri N.V. Jayanthi Babu, Divisional Forest Officer, Social Forestry Nalgonda District and also in the houses of his relatives at Hyderabad, Nellore & Visakhapatnam and unearthed assets worth about Rs.40,00,000/- (Rupees forty lakhs). The assets include 18 acres of land at Ayyavaripalem village of Podalakuru Mandal, Nellore District, Three house plots at Shadnagar and Nellore town, Flat at MLA Colony, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Maruthi Zen Car, Household articles worth Rs.4 lakhs and gold and silver articles worth Rs.3 lakhs. Searches are continuing. The A.O is being arrested. He will be produced before the Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B., Cases, Nellore.

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

Sri K. Sailakshmi Prasad, Jr. Asst., Ananthapur Municipality has been dismissed from service by the Regional Director-cum-Sppellate Commissioner (FAC), Ananthapur as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & A.C.B Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- U/s 7 of the Prevention of the Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of the fine the AO was ordered to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment. He was further sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, he was ordered to undergo simple imprisonment for 3 months. Earlier he was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1-7-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuance of the transfer certificate in respect of a house.

DEPUTY MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri V. Vijaya Ratnam, former Deputy Mandal Revenue Officer at Putlur, Ananthapur District was dismissed from service by the Govt. of A.P., following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier Sri V. Vijaya Ratnam, Deputy Mandal Revenue Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the file relating to issue of D-Form Pattas.

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Shaik Yakoob, Senior Assistant, office off the Road Transport Authority, Central Zone, Khairatabad, Hyderabad and private person Sri C. Mahender, RTA Agent were convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The Special Judge sentenced Sri Shaik Yakoob, Senior Assistant to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment. He was also sentenced 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 the P.C. Act, 1988 in default of payment of fine to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Sri C. Mahender, RTA Agent was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence U/s 12 of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier the Senior Assistant was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 7-3-2001 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- towards bribe from an authorized agent for showing the official favour of releasing registration certificate of a Transport Company through Sri C. Mahender, RTA Agent.

SRI K. SHANKAR, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, RWS, PANCHAYAT RAJ, KARIMNAGAR DIVISION IN ACB NET

Sri K. Shankar S/o Dharmaiah, aged 46 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, RWS, Panchayat Raj, Karimnagar Division was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his residence at Flat No.201, Srilatha Apartments, Jyothinagar, Karimnagar at 10.10 AM on 7-6-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as bribe to certify the M.Book of the executed work of digging of open well in Nagireddipur(v), Gangadhar(m), Karimnagar district by the complainant. Right hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the shirt pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of the AO at his instance. Accused Officer is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER, MADANAPALLI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches on the houses of Sri Y.V. Subba Reddy, Divsional Panchayat Officer, Madanapalle, Chittoor District and his family members on 07-06-2007 at Madanapalle of Chittoor District and Koilkuntla of Kurnool District and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.50,00,000/- The properties include six portion house at Koilkuntla of Kurnool district, One Flat at Tirupati, Six house sites at Tirupati, Madanapalli and Koilakuntla, 4.03 acres of Agricultural land at Koilkuntla ; One Ambassador Car ; 9 LIC Policies worth Rs.4,55,372/-, 1300 gms Gold ornaments, Six fixed deposits worth Rs.1,20,000/-; Cash of Rs.50,000/-,. One locker at Koilkuntla is yet to be opened. The AO is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP

Sri R. Mahender, former Deputy Executive Engineer, P.R. Department on deputation with District Primary Education Programme of Warangal District was dismissed from service by the Govt. following his conviction in a trap case. The said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 3-1-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for issuing a cheque for the works executed by him.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF ASST. ENGINEER(PR) WITH HELD IN FULL PERMANENTLY IN ACB TRA CASE

Sri G. Veera Brahman, former A.E, PR, Mancherial, Adilabad Dist(retired) was punished by the Govt. of A.P., by imposing of penalty of withholding his entire pension and gratuity in full permanently after an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. The said A.E., was trapped by ACB officials on 29-10-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of recording the entries in M.Book.

ACB UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH MORE THAN RS.48.70 LACKS OF AMVI SRI R. PANDARI, RTA ENFORCEMENT, MAHABOOBNAGAR

ACB officials conducted simultaneous raids on the residential houses of Sri R. Pandari, AMVI., Enforcement Wing of Mahaboobnagar at Vijayanagar Colony, Hyderabad and his relatives at Peddashankarampet and Tekmol and of at his office in Mahaboobnagar and unearthed the following assets.(1) One house at Alkapuri Township, Puppalaguda (2) 8 House plots in and around twin cities (3) 10 acres of Agricultural land at Tekmal Mandal, Medak District (4) Net Cash of Rs.1,60,000/- (5) Gold 56 tolas (6) One locker Key of SBI at Narayanaguda which is yet to be opened (7) Balance in Andhra Bank, Tekmal, Medak District Rs.14,000/- (8) Balance in SBH, Peddasankarampet Rs.11,000/-. The Accused Officer is being arrested and he will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyd. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, P.R., DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Syed Athar Hussain, formerly Asst. Engineer, Panchayat Raj Dept., Bhainsa, Adilabad District has been dismissed from service by the Govt. of A.P., following his conviction in a trap case. The said Assistant Engineer was trapped by ACB officials on 3-2-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour of recording the M.Books for the works executed by the complainant.

INTELLIGENCE S.I., DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri J. Varaprasada Reddy, formerly S.I. of Police, Intelligence, Karimnagar has dismissed from service by the Govt. of A.P., following his conviction in a trap case. The said S.I., was trapped by ACB officials on 29-3-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- from a wholesale merchant and dealer of tobacco products for not writing an adverse report against his business.

JUNIOR LINEMAN DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.CB., TRAP CASE.

Sri G. Gnaneshwar, formerly Junior Lineman, APCPDCL, Charinaka Distribution-XI, Hyd., was dismissed from service following his conviction in a trap case. The said official was trapped by the ACB officials on 13-6-2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for processing and fixing up a new electric meter to the newly constructed house belonging to the complainant’s son.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri D.V.S.Prabhakar Rao working as Village Revenue Officer, Valluru Village, Ganapavaram Mandal, West Godavari District was trapped today i.e. on 02-06-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 6,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of filling-up and forwarding the Pattadar Pass-Book and Title Deeds pertaining to the Land of the nephew of the complainant to the M.R.O. The A.O. instructed the complainant to keep the bribe amount in the polythene cover kept vide open by him and kept the same in his table drawer. The tainted amount was recovered from the polythene cover kept in the table drawer at the instance of A.O. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, NANDIKOTKUR POLICE STATION,KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED.

T. Dalvaprasad, Sub-Inspector of Police, Nandikotkur Police Station, Kurnool District was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials on 01-6-2007 at 8.10 p.m at his house when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3000/- and the said bribe amount handed over to PC 2299 Sri Kistappa Naik, Nandikotkur Police Station as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Darmaraj, R/o Nandikotkur, Kurnool district for showing official favour of not to arrest the Complainant in the case Cr.No. 13/2007 of Nandikotkur PS registered against the complainant till the complainant got Anticipatory Bail and to delete Section 170 IPC. The tainted amount Rs.3000/- was seized at the instance of A.O-1. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the AO-1 and also on both hand fingers and inner lining to the left side shirt pocket of the AO-2 yielded positive results. Accused officer is being arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

A.C.B., UNEARTHS ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.87 LAKHS BELONGING TO SMT. KALLA SUMATHIBAI, SUPERINTENDENT, G. SECTION, COLLECTORATE, VISAKHAPATNAM.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of Smt. Kalla Sumathibai W/o Jayanarayana, aged 44 years, Superintendent, G-Section, Collectorate, Visakhapatnam on 1-6-2007 at her residences at Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad and her office chambers at Visakhapatnam . Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.87 lakhs (Rupees eighty seven lakhs only). The assets include 8 (eight) plots – (two) at Visakhapatnam, 3 (three) at Ghatkesar, R.R. Dist. 1 (one) at S.R. Nagar, Hyderabad, 1 (one) at L.B. Nagar, R.R. Dist. , 1(one) at Banjara Hills, Hyd, 2 (two) Flats – 1 (one ) at Visakhapatnam and another at Tarnaka, Hyderabad, One house at Moosarambagh, Hyderabad, One shopping complex at Visakhapatnam Town, One Zen Car, One Santro Car, gold weighing 468 gms worth Rs.4.67 lakhs, Cash of Rs.3,14,000/-, Shares of Rs.1.6 lakhs, Bank balance of Rs.2.11 lakhs and Household articles worth Rs.7 lakhs. Accused officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & A.C.B., cases, Visakhpatnam. Case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.30 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI MEKALA BONDYALU, SENIOR MANAGER, AP., GIRIJAN CO-OPERATIVE CORPORATION LIMTED, YELLANDU (M), KHAMMAM DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B., officials over the residential houses of Sri Mekala Bondyalu, S/o Komuraiah, aged 58 years, Senior Manager, A.P. Girijan Co-Operative Corporation Limited, Yellandu, Khammam District on 1-6-2007 at his residences at Karimnagar, Siddipet & Yellandu, Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.30 lakhs (Rupees thirty lakhs only).The disproportionate assets include 3 (three) plots – 2 (two) at Karimnagar Town, and 1 – (one) at Miyapur, RR Dist, 2 (two) houses – a Three storeyed building at Karimnagar Town and another two portioned house at Jyothinagar, Karimnagar Town, 5 acres at Parupalli (V) of Manthani Mutharam Mandal in Karimnagar Dist , 4 shops at Karimnagar Town and 5 lakhs worth of Bank balances, Insurances and household articles.Accused officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B., cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

MAY - 2007

A.C.B OFFICIALS UNEARTH ASSETS WORTH RS. 38.2 LAKHS OF SRI DUGGIRALA VENKAT RATNAM, CITY PLANNER, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, VIJAYAWADA

On credible information that Sri Duggirala Venkata Ratnam S/o late Satyam, aged 45 years, City Planner, Municipal Corporation, Vijayawada had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, a case was registered in A.C.B. Vijayawada Range, Vijayawada and simultaneous searches were conducted on the houses of the Accused Officer situated at Vijayawada, Smt. Duggirala Varalakshmi (AO’s mother) at Ballipadu, West Godavari District and Sri Kuchipudi Pulla Rao, Maternal uncle of A.O. at Ramannapalem of West Godavari District on 31-5-2007 and it was found that the Accused Officer was in possession of assets to a tune of Rs.38.2 Lakhs which include 5 house sites at Vishakapatnam ,Rajahmundry, Palacherla (E.G.Dist.) & Ramannapalem (W.G.Dist.); payment to the Prakasam Nagar Co-operative Building Society for Rs.10,03,500/-; Cash Rs.35,000/-; gold 394 grams; 4 agricultural lands at Devarapalli(W.G.Dist.), Vigneshwarapuram (W.G.Dist.) and Ramannapalem of West Godavari District and Tobacco Barns; LIC policy; House hold Articles; one Maruti Car; one Honda Active Scoooter; UTI shares; NSC deposits; Bank balance of Rs.4,55,428 at various Banks of Vijayawada & other places. He was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 31-5-2007. The case is under investigation.

A.C.B. OFFICIALS UNEARTH ASSETS WORTH RS.27.50 LAKHS OF POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD OFFICIAL, VIJAYAWADA

On credible information that Sri Inguva Anjaneya Prasad, Environmental Engineer, A.P. Pollution Control Board, Regional Office, Vijayawada had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income a case was registered in A.C.B., Eluru Range, Eluru and searches have been conducted on the residential premises of the Acused Officer situated at Vijayawada on 31-5-2007 and found that the Accused Officer was found in possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income to a tune of Rs.27.50 lakhs which include a house site in Plot No.31 & 32 of Lotus Land Mark, Vijayawada; Flat No.1 Ground Floor, Gudipati Residency, East Point Colony, Lawsons Bay Colony, Visakhapatnam; 1000 sq. yards house site in Chevalam, R.R. district; LML Scooter, shares from various firms; Gold Ornaments worth Rs.3,60,000/-; Silver articles worth Rs.1,60,000/- and Household articles worth Rs.1,60,000/-. He was arrested on 31-5-2007. He is being produced before the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada on 31-5-2007. Case is under investigation.

A.C.T.O. CONVICTED IN A.C.B., CASE

The Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases Visakhapatnam convicted Sri Gottumukkala Venkata Rao,Special Assistant Commerical Tax Officer (Intelligence) office of the C.T.O., Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam district.Sri Gottumukkala Venkata Rao,Special Assistant Commercial Tax Officer (Intelligence) 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 to suffer Simple Imprisonment for one month under section 7 of the PC Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1000/- and in default of payment of fine amount to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 2 months U/s 13(2) and r/w Sec. 13 (1) (a) of the PC Act, 1988. Earlier, the above A.C.T.O was trapped on 9-12-1998 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.3000/- from a resident of Chodavaram, Visakhapatnam district for showing official favour in releasing the seized stock of tea-packets without levying tax.

NAVIRI ASIRIAH, TAHSILDAR, KANCHILI(M), SRIKAKULAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Naviri Asiriah S/o Appala Ramaiah, aged 50 years, Tahsildar, Kanchili Mandal, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials at his office at 2-20 PM on 30-5-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.30,000/- as bribe from the complainant to release his tractor-cum-trailor which was seized for illegal transportation of rice. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.30,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in his office at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

TAHSILDAR AND MANDAL REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE TAHSILDAR, KAZIPET MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT TRAPPED

Sri K. Venkata Krishnaiah, Tahsildar (AO-1) and Sri P. Radha Krishnaiah (AO-2) Mandal Revenue Inspector of the office of the Tahsildar, Kazipet, Kadapa District were caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials on 28-5-2007 at 3.30 p.m. in their office when they demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.2000/- by AO-1 and Rs.1,000/- by AO-2 respectively as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Bayyapu Reddy, Nandipet Village, Kazipet (M), Kadapa District for showing official favour for issue of “Small Farmer Certificate” to the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.2000/- and Rs.1000/- was seized at the instance of AO-1 and AO-2 respectively. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the AO-1 and AO-2 yielded positive results. The AO-1 and AO-2 are arrested. They are being produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge for SPE and A.C.B., Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT RAJ ENGINEERS DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

S/Sri D. Sudarshan Reddy, former Asst. Engineer (PR), Parkal Mandal, Incharge Chityal Mandal of Warangal District and T. Kamalakar, former Deputy Engineer (PR), Parkal Mandal of Warangal district were dismissed from service by the Govt. following their conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Engineers were trapped by the officials of the ACB on 22-6-2000 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of rs.2500/- is Rs.1000/- and Rs.1500/- respectively from a Contractor for handing over the M.Book pertaining to the roadwork executed by him.

URBAN LAND CEILING EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri A. Dasaratham, Attender, Office of the Special Officer, Ubran Land Ceiling, Warangal was dismissed from service by the Govt. following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier the said Attender was trapped by the ACB officials on 5-6-2000 when he received bribe of Rs.600/- from the complainant on behalf of his Supdt., who demanded the bribe for issuing Urban Land Ceiling Certificate.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER & JR. ASST., OF S.C. CORPORATION, MAHABOOBNAGAR IN ACB NET

Sri Tariapally Kondiah, Executive Officer, S.C. Corporation, Mahaboobnagar was caught by ACB officials on 24-5-2007 when he demanded an amount of Rs.2500/- from one Sri Narasimhulu of Mushrifa Village, Kosgi Mandal of Mahaboobnagar District for showing official favour in handing over a cheque for Rs.1,00,000/- towards loan amount for purchase of Power Tiller under Self employment Scheme and directed Sri Abdul Khaleel, Jr. Asst., of S.C. Corporation, Mahaboobnagar to receive the bribe amount from the complainant on his behalf of Abdul Khaleel was caught red handed on 24-5-2007 at 7 PM at M/s SJD Agro Division Show Room. Yenugonda Village, Mahaboobnagar Mandal and District when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs.2500/- from the complainant as per the directions of Sri Kondaiah, Executive Officer. The phenolphthalein test conducted over the both hands of Sri Kondaiah, Executive Officer. The phenolphthalein test conducted over the both hands of Sri Khaleel, Jr. Asst., and the inner flap of left side shirt pocket yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs.2500/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Abdul Khaleel, Jr. Asst., at his instance.Both the Accused Officers were arrested on 24-5-2007 at 7 PM. They are being remanded to judicial custody. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.73 LAKHS BELONGING TO Dr.P.VASANTHA,RMO-I, OSMANIA GENERAL HOSPITAL, HYDERABAD.

Anti Corruption Bureau un-earthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.73,73,000/- belonging to Dr.P.Vasanta, RMO-I, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad. Simultaneous searches were conducted by the ACB on 24-5-2007 over the residential house of the AO Dr.P.Vasanta, RMO-I, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad situated at H.No.7-1-621/552/10, Sanjeevareddy Nagar, Hyderabad, Office of the AO at Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, bank locker at Andhra Bank, Sanjeevareddy Nagar, Hyderabad and at the residence and office of the A.O’s husband Dr. P. Raghuramulu, Superintendent at Sri Venkateswara Ruya Hospital, Tirupati. Searches resulted in unearthing of assets worth Rs.94,23,000/-. The assets include one residential house at S.R. Nagar worth Rs.6 lakhs, one flat at Gandhinagar worth Rs.2.5 lakhs, 20 plots in Hyderabad, Rangareddy and Mahaboobnagar Districts all worth Rs.62.5 lakhs, two cars worth Rs.7 lakhs, gold jewellery both at residence and bank locker weighing about 740 gms worth Rs.4.74 lakhs, net cash Rs.70,000/-, household articles worth Rs.2.52 lakhs and bank balance of Rs.8.27 lakhs. The AO Dr P. Vasanta, RMO-1, Osmania General Hospital was arrested on 24-5-2007 and is being before the Hon’ble Principal Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES 90,00,000/- BELONGING TO CHIKKAM BALA BHASKER RAO DIVISIONAL ENGINEERA.P.E.P.D.C.L. (OPERATION) RAJAHMUNDRY.

A case was registered against the A.O. at 20.00 hours on 22.5.2007. On 23.5.2007 after obtaining search warrants from the court of Special Judge for ACB cases, Visakhapatnam house searches were conducted at 6.00 AM on 24.5.2007 at the following premises. 1)Residential premises of the A.O. in Rajahmundray. 2)Office of the A.O. in Rajahmundray. 3) Residential premises of the A.O. at Tadepalligudem of West Godavari District. 4)Residential premises of Sri Goli Bramhanandam, the father –in-law of A.O. Adavi Kolanu of West Godavari District. 5) Residential premises of Sri Posina Annavaram who is the friend of A.O. at Annadevarapeta of West Godavari District.During the house searches documents pertaining to one duplex building in the name of A.O. at Rajahmundray, two buildings in the name of A.O. at Tadepalligudem, 13 acres of Agricultural land at Annadevarapeta village. Three house plots in the names of the wife and daughter of A.O. at Tadepalligudem were found. In addition to the above an amount of Rs. 6,04,862/- was found in various banks as bank balances at Rajahmundray and Tadepalligudem. Cash of Rs. 48,000/- was found during the house search at the residence of A.O. at Rajahmundray. During lockers search at Andhra Bank, Tadepalligudem Gold ornaments weighing 607 grams worth about Rs. 4,50,00/- and silver articles weighing 2.500 Kgs worth Rs. 38,000/- were also found. In addition to the above various Documents, Bonds, Fixed Deposits are found. The Total value of the Assets of the A.O. estimated about Rs. 90,00,000/- .The A.O. was arrested at 12.30 PM on 24.5.2007 and he is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB cases Visakhapatnam. The case is Under Investigation.

VIGILANCE OFFICER, STAMPS AND REGISTRATION DEPARRTMENT ELURU WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT TRAPPED.

K.Samba Murthy, Vigilance Officer, Stamps and Registration Department, Eluru, West Godavari District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 24.05.2007 at 17.30 hours at his residence when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant D.Jaya Raju, Shantinagar, Eluru for showing official favour for endorsing on the registered document about the payment of penalty amount paid by the complainant. The tainted amount Rs. 5000/- was seized from the Diwan cot in the house of the A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. Yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases at Vijayawada. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT TREASURY OFFICER, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED.

K.Srinivasulu, Senior Accountant, Office of the District Treasury Officer, Anantapur District was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 24.05.2007 at 4.40 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant G.Sunder Raj, Retired Senior Assistant, Irrigation Department, Anantapur District for showing official favour for forwarding the file to the Sub-Treasury Officer for payment of revised gratuity of Rs. 50,000/-. The tainted amount Rs. 500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. Yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, KADAPA TOWN JAILED IN ACB CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE and A.C.B., Cases. Nellore convicted Sri K. Venkata Subbaiah, Asst. Sub-Inspector of Police, Chinnachowk Police Station, Kadapa town and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and also sentenced him to under go two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence U/s 13 (2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the PC Act, 1988. Earlier he was trapped by A.C.B., officials on 25-7-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a complainant for doing official favour of not recommending the name of the complainant for opening a Rowdy sheet though h had been bound over U/Sec. 110 (e) of Cr.P.C and also to help the complainant in an already registered case against him.

SUB – REGISTRAR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B., TRAP CASES

Sri K. Satya Gnana, former Sub-Registrar Grade-I, Makthal of Mahabubnagar District was dismissed from service by the Department as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl.Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, the said Sub-Registrar was trapped on 1-1-2002 by the officials of the A.C.B., when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour of returning the Registered Sale deed relating to his house site.

VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER,GUDEM I/c, GURLA MANDAL OF VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kallakuri Kantha Rao, s/o. Late Bhavani Shankar, Village Revenue Officer, Gudem I/c., Gurla Mandal of Vizianagaram District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials on 23.05.2007 at 12.00 Noon, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) from the Complainant Sri Karrothu Seenu s/o. Sri Ram Naidu, age 28 years, Garividi for showing official favour in issuing the Birth Certificate of the second daughter of the Complainant. Both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result when subjected to Phenolphthalein Test. The inner layer of the pant of the A.O. also yielded positive result when subjected to Phenolphthalein Test. The tainted amount of Rs.500/- was recovered from the right side hip pocket of the pant of the A.O. at his instance. The A.O. is being arrested and produced in the III Addl. District Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is Under Investigation.

SRI TUTUKUSRINIVAS RAO, AGRICULTURE OFFICER MAHABUBABAD MANDAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Tutuku Srinivas Rao S/o Chander Rao, age: 33 years, Agriculture Officer, Mahabubabad Mandal,Warangal District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office at 1.30 P.M on 21-5-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.1,500/- as bribe for showing official favour in processing the application of the complainant for issue of license for running a seeds shop. Both the hands and left pant pocket of AO when subjected to chemical test yielded positive results. The tainted amount of Rs.1,500/- was recovered from the left pant pocket of the AO at his instance. Accused Officer is arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SENIOR CHECKING INSPECTOR, CIVIL SUPPLIES CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri T.V.Rama Sharma, former Senior Checking Inspector, O/o Asst. Supply Officer, Circle 8, S.P.Road, Secunderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months 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 to suffer one month simple imprisonment. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the Senior Checking Inspector was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 1-5-2001 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1500/- towards bribe from a fair price shop owner for showing the official favour of not canceling the additional quota allotted to his fair price shop.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT/V.A.O. DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri G.Ramulu former Junior Assistant/V.A.O. Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Nyalkal Mandal district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier the said Junior Assistant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 1-7-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.400/- from a person of Tekuru village for showing official favour for issue of Pahani ROR etc.

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Ch.Venkateswara Rao, former Divisional Accounts Officer, O/o Executive Engineer, Rural Water Supply, Hanmakonda, Warangal district was dismissed from service by the Director of Works Accounts, A.P., Hyderabad following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Divisional Accounts Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 27-9-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from a Contractor of Madikonda Village, Hanumakonda Mandal for issue of a cheque of Rs.3,56,000/-.

REVENUE EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Mohd.Shafi Ahmed former Typist, office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Parkal Mandal, Warangal district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said Typist was trapped on 6-4-1999 by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau at the Office of the MRO when he demanded a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant a resident of the Parkal, and accepted it through a private person for showing official favour in processing Freedom Fighter’s Pension.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF FORMER SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE, PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Sardar Ali, former Sub-Inspector of Police (Crime), Ramachandrapuram Police Station, Medak district has been awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently by the Department, following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case, who sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment of one year, in addition to pay a fine of Rs.500/-. Earlier, the said Sub-Inspector of Police, was trapped by ACB on 10-1-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- and one Whisky bottle from the complainant for showing the official favour of not booking a cheating case against him.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE, PEDDAVOORA P.S. NALGONDA DISTRICT IS IN ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU NET

Sri D.Nageshwar Rao, (A.O.1) S.I. of Police, Peddavoora P.S., Nalgonda district and K.V.R. Mohan Rao, (AO.2) PC.No.620 were caught red handed when they demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- on 18-5-2007 at about 8.00 P.M. at Peddavoora P.S, Nalgonda district for doing an official favour of releasing the detained lorry of the complainant loaded with sand. The above S.I. (AO.1) directed the P.C (AO.2) to receive the demanded amount and A.O.2 accepted the same from the complainant. The phenolphthalein test conducted over both hand fingers of Sri K.V.R. Mohan Rao, PC 620 yielded positive. The tainted bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- was recovered from the table drawer of K.V.R. Mohan Rao at the instance of D.Nageshwar Rao, S.I. of Police, Peddavoora P.S. The AO 1 & 2 were arrested they are being produced before the Hon’ble Addl.Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER IN A.C.B. NET

Sri J.Satyanarayana, Additional Assistant Engineer, A.P.E.P.D.C.L., Devarapalli, Visakhapatnam District was trapped today i.e. on 18-05-2007 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of releasing power connection to two bore-wells in the agricultural lands of the complainant. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the paper on the bed-sheet at his residence. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

S.I. OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Md.Gayasuddin, formerly Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Julapalli Police Station, Karimnagar district has been dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier, the said A.S.I. was trapped by ACB Officials on 6-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2,500/- from a villager of Telukunta(v), Julapalli Mandal, Karimnagar district for showing official favour for not harassing the complainant and his family members who were involved in a case.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, FORMERLY OF MARUPURU VILLAGE, PODALAKURU MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri M.Sudhakara Rao, former Village Administrative Officer, Marupuru Village, Podalakur Mandal, Nellore District was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Earlier, the above VAO was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 28-07-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant for issuing title deed pass book pertaining to his lands.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BOARD OF INTERMEDITE EDUCATION CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Mohd. Iftekar Ahmed, former Deputy Secretary (Exams-I) Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.100 for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay of fine of Rs.100 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 suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Deputy Secretary was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 29-5-1999 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the file of Andhra Association Junior College, Penumantra, West Godavari district and not to with hold the results of the said college.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri M.Mahipal Reddy, former Village Administrative Officer, Baswapur Village, Bhiknoor Mandal, Nizambad district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier the said Village Administrative Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 28-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant for effecting transfer of Pattadar Pass Book in favour of his son for getting loan for purchased of an Auto Rikshaw.

MEDICAL OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Dr.M.Suresh Kumar, Medical Officer, Government Hospital Jammikunta at Karimnagar district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for one month each under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said Medical Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 19-6-2001 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.10,000/- for showing official favour to a staff nurse for issuing last pay certificate.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RUPEES 46 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI THOTA SURYA PRAKASH, ASSISTANT CONTROLLER, LEGAL METROLOGY, R.R. DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of A.O., Sri Thota Surya Prakash, Assistant Controller, Legal Metrology, R.R. District age 57 years, s/o late T.Laxmaiah on 15-5-2007 at New Bholakpur, Secunderabad, office at Malakpet and his relative’s residence at Warangal. Searches resulted in unearthing assets worth over Rs.46 lakhs (Rupees forty six lakhs only). The assets include (4) four plots – i.e. 3 (three) plots at Warangal, 1 (one) plot at Aushapor village, Ghatkesar, 1 (flat) at Habsiguda, 1 (one) commercial shop at Subedari, Hanamkonda, 3 (three) houses at Warangal 1 (one) Honda Active Scooter, net cash of Rs.3,75,000/- fixed deposit of Rs.2,30,000/- Rs.1,50,500/- worth house hold articles, Loans given to friends and relatives amounting to Rs.4,00,000/- and gold worth Rs.1 lakh. One bank locker at Indian Bank, Hanamkonda is yet to be opened. Accused Officer was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.

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

Sri A.Obulapathi, formerly Village Administrative Officer,Chagaleru Villagae, Chilamaathur Mandal, 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, he was trapped by the officials of ACB on 22-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4500/- for doing official favour of issuing cheques to the complainant and his family members pertaining to compensation for crop failure.

FOREMAN, GRADE-I, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri M.V. Mohan, Foreman, Office of the Assistant Engineer (Distribution), Gooty, Anantapur district was dismissed from service by the department as he was convicted by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of ACB on 26-6-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- for doing official favour of preparing estimates for providing a service connection to the wet grinder of the complainant.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS CASH OF 9.70 LAKHS & GOLD ORNAMENTS WEIGHING 567 GRAMS FROM BANK LOCKERS HELD IN THE NAME OF SRI S.BALARAM, DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, QULI QUTUB SHAH URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, HYDERABAD AND HIS WIFE

The ACB officials got open lockers bearing No.23 and 302 of Bank of Saurastra, Malakpet branch, held in the joint names of Sri S.Balaram, Deputy Executive Engineer, UUSUDA, Hyderabad and his wife Smt.Sarada and found 567 grams of gold ornaments and cash of Rs.60,000/- in the first locket and cash of Rs.9.10 lakhs in the second locker respectively, today i.e. 14-5-2007. The gold and cash were seized and will be deposited in the Court of Hon’ble Prl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The search is in connection with the case in Cr.No.8/ACB-CR.2/2007 dated 26-4-2007, wherein house search of A.O. revealed properties worth Rs.2,10,48,000/- which include 5 Nos house plots in Hyderabad, one palatial house in Chaitanyapuri colony, 3 shops in Hyderabad, agricultural lands, one Ford Ikon Car and one Maruti Zen Car, one Scooty Scooter, 278 grams of gold, cash of Rs.1,11,000/-, 7.5 Kg Silver, one truck, Diamond necklace & Gold, Bank balance of Rs.4.00 lakhs and house hold articles.

FORMER FOREST RANGE OFFICER, GUNTUR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri K.Satyanarayana former Forest Range Officer, O/o Divisional Forest Officer, Guntur was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada. Earlier, the said F.R.O., was trapped by the ACB officials on 19-6-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour to hand over saw-mill articles without booking a case and accepted the bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, PEPULLY, KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

B.Satyanarayana, Senior Assistant, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Pepully, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 14-5-2007 at 1.15 p.m., at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant S.Govind r/o Pepully, Kurnool district for showing official favour for processing the file of the complainant regarding survey report and lease holding rights for mining in Government Land. The tainted amount Rs.1,500/- was seized at the instance of A.O.The A.O., is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FOREST RANGE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri V.Ram Mohan former Forest Range Officer, Bhoopalpally North, Warangal district was dismissed from service by the Government following his conviction in a trap case. Earlier the Forest Range Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 19-5-2000 when he demanded a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a retired Forest Section Officer for doing official favour of issuing a ‘No Due Certificate’ and to send his earned leave encashment bill to the Sub-Treasury.

EXTENTION OFFICER, PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, I/C MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, TALUPULA, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED

A.Someswara Prasad, Extention Officer, Panchayat Raj Department, I/c Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Talupula, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 9-5-2007 at 10.35 a.m., at his residence at Kadiri Town when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.4,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Dr.A.Venkata Sivaiah, R.M.P. (Ayrvedic), Talupula Mandal, Anantapur district for showing official favour of payment of his salary from August, 2006 to November 2006. The tainted amount Rs.4,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O., The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O., yielded positive results.The A.O., is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

FORMER DEPUTY COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER (NOW RETIRED), SULLUREPET, NELLORE DISTRICT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE.

The Government of A.P. in G.O.Rt. No.691, Dt.03-04-2007 imposed the penalty of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently and also for recovery from pension and gratuity drawn by him against Sri P.Dayarathnam, former Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (now retired), Sullurepet, Nellore District following his conviction by the Special Court for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore.

FOREST BEAT OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam convicted Sri S.Ramakrishna, formerly Forest Beat Officer, Dharmavaram Beat area of Srikakulam district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- under each count i.e. for the 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, to undergo simple imprisonment for two months.Earlier the said Forest Beat Officer was trapped when he, on the instructions of his Forest Range Officer, accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from Sri Killamsetti Santhaiah of Kesavaraopeta village, Etcherla Mandal, Srikakulam district for not registering a case against him for being in illegal possession of teak wood under Forest Act.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, DISTRICT INDUSTRIES CENTRE, MUSHEERABAD, HYDERABAD TRAPPED.

Arani Vamshi Krishna, Junior Assistant, District Industries Centre, Musheerabad, Hyderabad was caught red-handed on 8-5-2007 at 1.30 P.M. at his office table by ACB officials, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant Sri B.Anand, R/o Sai Nagar colony, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad for processing and issuing registration of his firm and to issue certificate to that effect. The tainted amount of Rs.500/- was recovered from his right side pant hip pocket. The chemical test conducted on his both hand fingers yielded positive result. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.48 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI PALTHERU GOWRI JAGAN MOHAN RAO, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P. HOUSING BOARD, SRIKAKULAM.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house and office of AO Sri Palteru Gowri Jagan Mohan Rao, S/o Kesava Rao, age 43 years at Srikakulam working as Deputy Executive Engineer, A.P. Housing Board, Srikakulam and his relative’s houses at Gajapatinagaram Mandal on 8-5-2007. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate Assets worth over Rs.47 lakhs. The Disproportionate Assets include Two (2) plots at Puritipenta, Gajapatinagaram Mandal and at Vizianagaram, Two (2) houses – a three storied building at Vizianagaram and another at Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam, one commercial premises at Vizianagaram one Kalyanamandapam at Puritipenta, Gajapatinagaram, 5.5 acres of agriculture land at Rambadrapuram, Gajapathinagaram, one Hero Honda motor cycle, 25 tulas of gold, ½ Kg of silver, cash of Rs.18,500/- and Insurances, F.Ds. and Investments worth Rs.5 Lakhs. The total assets of the A.O. are estimated to be worth about Rs.60 Lakhs. AO will be arrestedHe will be produced before the Special Court for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND POLICE CONSTABLE, FORMERLY OF SOUTH TRAFFIC P.S., NELLORE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri S.A. Basheer, former Sub-Inspector of Police and Sri A. Rawoof, former PC-368 of South Traffic Police Station, Nellore were dismissed from service by the Inspector General of Police, Guntur Range, Guntur following their conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore. Earlier the above individuals were trapped by the Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 29-4-2000 when they demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the Owner cum driver of an Auto-Tralley for doing official favour of granting bail at Police Station in a minor road-accident case.

COMMERCIAL TAX EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri T. Rajeshwar, former Senior Assistant, Office of the C.T.O., Mancherial, Adilabad district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under section 7 and Section 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The said Senior Assistant was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 29-11-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for issuing APGST Registration Certificate to the radiators shop of the complainant.

LINEMAN, A.P. TRANSCO DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION

Sri S. Venkateswarlu, Lineman, formerly office of the Addl. Asst. Engineer, Operations, Northern Power Distribution Company Limited, A.P. Transco Limited, Khammam was dismissed from service by the Divisional Engineer (Operation) A.P.N.P.D.C.L. Khammam following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case registered by the Anti-Corruption Bureau. Earlier, the said Lineman was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 28-2-2001 when he demanded a bribe of Rs.500/- and accepted Rs.300/- from a consumer who is a resident of Khammam Town for doing an official favour of fixing electrical meter to his newly constructed house.

ASSISTANT ZONAL MANAGER, A.P. INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE CORPORATION, HINDUPUR, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT TRAPPED.

V. Naga Sekhar Reddy, Assistant Zonal Manager, A.P. Industrial Infrastructure Corporation, Hindupur, Anantapur district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 02-05-2007 at 12.05 p.m. at Sub-Registrar Office, Hindupur when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant A. Subbarayappa, R/o. Mudireddypalli, Hindupur, Anantapur district for showing official favour to forward his application to Industrial Promotion Officer, Hindupur for obtaining plot at Sadlepalli Industrial Area to set up a Silk Reeling Unit. The tainted amount Rs.5000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

APRIL - 2007

LINEMAN CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad, has convicted Sri Gajula Gnaneswar, Junior Lineman, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Charinaka Distribution-XI, Hyderabad on 25-4-2007 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 Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. The Judge further 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 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C.Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier the said official was trapped by the ACB officials on 13-6-2002, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.500/- from the Complainant for processing and fixing up a new electric meter to the newly constructed house belonging to the complainant’s son.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF SUPERINTENDENT OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT STOPPED IN ACB CASE

Sri B.Vidyasagar, former Superintendent O/o the S.E., Nekkonda Kalwakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme Circle, Mahaboobnagar district was awarded the punishment of stoppage of entire pensionery benefits by the Government on 21-4-2007 following his conviction in a trap case.Earlier the Superintendent was trapped on 18-2-1994 by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- the complainant who was selected as Attender for returning the original certificates.

PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Athar Hussain, former Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Bhainsa, Adilabad district on 23-4-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment each, for the offences under section 7 and Section 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. The said Assistant-Engineer was trapped by ACB officials on 3-2-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour of recording the M.Books for the works executed by the complainant.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri R.Mahender, former Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department on deputation with District Primary Education Programme of 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.2,000/- and in default, to suffer imprisonment for 1 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, the said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 3-1-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour for issuing a cheque for the works executed by him.

THE ACB SLEUTHS RAIDS THE OFFICE CUM RESIDENCE OF SUPDT. OF POLICE, VISAKHAPATNAM RURAL

The A.C.B. Hyderabad conducted simultaneous searches at the office cum residence of Sri. J.G.Murali, I.P.S, Supdt. of Police, Visakha at Vizag, Yousufguda, Krishna nagar colony Hyderabad and his relatives places on the allegations, that the S.P. abused his official position and obtained pecuniary advantage for himself and others and also acquired assets disproportionate to his known source of income. The searches revealed that he is possessing gold ornaments, cash of Rs. 1,47,000/- land properties, plots in and around Hyderabad, investments in Granite Industry and investment in real estate business in Bangalore, one Maruthi Zen car, house hold articles all worth Rs. 65 lakhs. The house of rowdy sheeters and land grabbers who benefited by the acts of S.P were searched and many documents pertaining to real estate business and two country made pistols with 150 live ammunition were found and the same were seized by C.I of police Bheemili P.S.The case is under investigation. The accused is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Spl. Judge, Hyderabad.

RESERVE INSPECTOR OF POLICE, TRAFFIC IN A.C.B. NET

Sri G.Subba Raju working as Reserve Inspector of Police, Traffic, Nellore district was trapped on 26-4-2007 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant a bus-owner for doing the official favour of not checking the buses or imposing fine. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. was arrested. He was produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Nellore.

SRI BOLLEDU VIJAY KUMAR, CURATOR, INDIRA GANDHI ZOOLOGICAL PARK, VISAKHAPATNAM IN ACBNET.

Sri Bolleddu Vijay Kumar, Curator, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam S/o Nallaiah age 38 years was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials on 27-4-2007 at 1.55 P.M. at his office chamber when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- to sanction the bills of the Complainant worth Rs.1,80,000/- with regard to supply of man power for gardening service and security to the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the folding writing plank. The portion of the desktop where the tainted amount was kept when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the III Additional District & Sessions Judge –cum- Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.30 LAKHS BELOGING TO SRI PULLA SANJEEVA RAO, ZONAL INSPECTOR, INTELLIGENCE, WARANGAL

Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house-a double storied building of AO Sri Pulla Sanjeeva Rao, Zonal Inspector, Intelligence, Warangal Town age 47 years, S/o Jones on 27-4-2007 at 6.30 AM at Warangal and his office also at Warangal. Searches resulted in unearthing Disproportionate assets worth over Rs.30 lakhs (Rupees thirty lakhs only). The disproportionate assets include (4) plots- 2 (two) at Hayatnagar of R.R. District and 2 (two) at Warangal Town, 1 double storied building at Warangal Town, 2 Flats in Apartments at Warangal Town, Gold 20 tolas and net cash of Rs.7.25 lakhs, 1 car (Santro), Bajaj Pulsar motor cycle, Bank Balances, FDs and house hold articles worth Rs.5 lakhs. The AO was also found in possession of One skin of black buck deer and the following live ammunition. 303 -18 rounds, 8mm - 21 rounds,AK 47 - 47 rounds,SLR - 4 rounds 9mm pistol - 22 rounds,22 pistol - 57 rounds,12 bore - 3 rounds With respect to the illegal possession of deer skin and ammunition, the forest and police officials were informed to take necessary action. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER 2.10 CRORES BELONGING TO SRI. S. BALARAM, DY EXECURIVE ENGINEER, QULI QUTUBSHAH URBAN DDVELPOMENT AUTHORITY, HYDERABAD.

Searches were conducted by ACB Officials on the residential premises of Sri S.Balaram, Deputy Executive Engineer, Quli-Qutubshah Urban Development Authority, Hyderabad on 27.4.2007 from 7.00 am. 0n wards.The searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth Rs.2,10,48,000/-.The disproportionate assets include (5) house plots in Hyd worth Rs. 1,20,07,000/-.(1) House at Chaitanyapuri worth Rs. 25 lakhs, 3 shops in Hyd worth Rs.3 lakhs, agricultural land worth 20.80 lakhs, One Ford Icon Car worth Rs. 6.5 lakhs, One Maruthi Zen car worth Rs. 3.5 lakhs,(2) Scootys worth Rs. 50,000/-, Gold of 278 grms worh Rs.1.60 lakhs, Cash found Rs. 1,11,000/-, Silver of 7.5 k.gs worth Rs. 1.10,000/-, One Truck/ tripper worth Rs. 5.00 lakhs, Diamond Necklace & gold worth Rs. 15.00 lakhs, Inventory of House hold articles worth. 3.30 lakhs, Bank balance Rs 4.00 lakhs, all worth Rs.2,10,48,000/-. Three bank lockers are to be opened. Accused Officer is being arrested .He will be produced before the Hon,ble Prl SPl Judge for SPE & ACB cases at Hyderabad.

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

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri Ch. Balaraj Goud, former Assistant Engineer (H), Office of the District Manager (H), A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Hyderabad and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month of simple imprisonment each for the offences under section 7 & 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 official was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 17-5-2001, when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.30,000/- from a Contractor for doing official favour in giving training and issuing Certificates to the Candidates sponsored by the Complainant which would help them to have preference in getting C.M.E.Y. Schemes and to secure jobs as masons.

ASSISTANT INSPECTOR, FISHERIES IN A.C.B. NET

Sri P. Thirupathaiah, working as Assistant Inspector, Fisheries Department, Mothur Village, Gudivada Mandal, Krishna district was trapped today i.e. on 26-4-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant a coconut vendor for doing the official favour of releasing the order to enable the complainant to cut coconuts from the trees on the fish tank for which he was the successful bidder in the auction. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and both his fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

SRI K. JNANESWAR, POLICE CONSTABLE OF AFZALGUNJ P.S, ATTACHED TO OSMANIA GENERAL HOSPITAL MORTUARY, HYDERABAD IN ACB NET

On 26.4.2007 at 2.10.p.m., a trap was laid against accused constable Sri K.Jnaneswar, police constable of Afzalgunj P.S, attached to Osmania General Hospital Mortuary, after he demanded and accepted Rs. 6,00/- from the complainant Sri K.Balakistaiah in connection with release of dead body of his brother (K.Anjaiah) from mortuary, who died after consuming poison in the early hours of 26.4.2007 at Osmania General Hospital. The said constable was caught red-handed after taking money and the said money had been received from him and the phenolphthalein test had yielded positive result on both hand fingers of the accused. He tried to run away from the spot after being caught red-handed, but the ACB staff apprehended him and arrested him. A case in Cr.No.7/ACB-CR2/2007 is registered U/s 7 of P.C .Act,1988 and being investigated in to.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER MORE THAN ONE CRORE BELONGING TO SRI SINGARAPU NARASIMHA, RECORD ASSISTANT, MUNICIPAL OFFICE,RAJENDER NAGAR MUNICIPALITY, R.R.DIST.

A disproportionate assets case has been registered against the Accused officer Singaram @ Singarapu Narasimha, Record Assistant working in Municipal Office, Rajender Nagar Municipality, R.R. District. On 25-4-2007 morning simultaneous searches were conducted at the residential house of the A.O. at Shivarampally, R.R. District in-law’s house at Shaikpet, Hyderabad, office of the AO at Rajendernagar Municipal Office and at a private office of the AO at Maruthi Complex, near Aramgarh-X-roads, Shivarampally, R.R. District. Searches revealed a cash of Rs.88,945/- , gold jewellery about 753 grams worth Rs.2.3 lakhs, one 3 storied building at Shivarampally worth Rs.25 lakhs, one double storied building at Shivarampally worth Rs.5 lakhs, three commercial complexes at Aramgarh-x-roads worth Rs.10 lakhs, four industrial sheds at Katedhan Industrial Estate worth Rs.3.6 lakhs, two shops at Katedhan Industrial Estate worth Rs.1 lakh, 16 house plots at Rajendranagar limits, two house plots at Shamshabad, one Flat at Panjagutta all worth Rs.60.23 lakhs. One Maruthi-800 car worth Rs.2.5 lakhs and one Hero Honda Motorcycle worth Rs.40,000/- also found in the name of AO and his wife at his house. Bank balances of Rs.3.24 lakhs and inventory of household articles worth Rs.4.5 lakhs are un-earthed so far. Searches disclosed that the AO is in possession of assets worth Rs.1,18,65,945/-. The Accused Officer S.Narsimha was arrested. Case is under progress.

FORMER ASSISTANT LINEMAN, APSPDCL, THOORPU PUNDLA VILLAGE, SYDAPURAM MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Singapathi Gopalaiah, former Assistant Line Man, APSPDCL, Thoorpu Pundla Village, Sydapuram Mandal, Nellore district on 22-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.200/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for one month for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the Officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a complainant for doing an official favour of arranging a Meter in the house of his sister-in-law.

SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Mohd. Fazlur Rahman, former SI of Police, Dundigal P.S., Ranga Reddy district was dismissed from service by the Government on 3-4-2007 as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad in a trap case. Earlier, the said Sub-Inspector of Police was trapped on 18-5-2000 by the officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- from a resident of Nampally on the pretextof lending support to the uncle of the complainant, in purchasing lands for setting up of a packaging unit near Dundigal.

SPECIAL OFFICER-CUM-PRINCIPAL, KASTURIBHA GANDHI (GIRLS) GURUKULA VIDYALAYAM, RUDRAVARAM, ALLAGADDA MANDAL, KURNOOL TRAPPED

Siddam Reddy Madhava Reddy, Special Officer-Cum-Principal, Kasturibha Gandhi (Girls) Gurukula Vidyalayam, Rudravaram, Allagadda Mandal, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 21-04-2007 at 11.40 a.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.5,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant A. Narasimha Rao R/o. Rudravaram, Kurnool district for showing official favour to issue a cheque for Rs.53,619/- towards supply of provisions. The tainted amount of Rs.5,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers and inner lining of left side shirt pocket of the A.O yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

A.P. TRANSCO SUB-ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri K.Shankar, Sub-Engineer, A.P. Transco, Karimnagar on 13-4-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment each for the offences under section 7 and section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Sub-Engineer was trapped by A.C.B. officials on 21-6-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3000/- from the complainant for showing official favour in not imposing a heavy fine for alleged theft of power electricity.

FORMER ASSISTANT LINEMAN, A.P.TRANSCO, MADAMNURU VILLAGE, MANUBOLU MANDAL, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Sk.Chand Basha, Assistant Lineman, A.P.Transco., Madamanuru Village, Manubolu Mandal, Nellore district on 28-03-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 7 of the P.C. Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the Officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a complainant for doing an official favour to transfer the existing 7.5 hp service connection of the land in his name and to convert the service capacity into 3 hp.

DIVISIONAL PANCHAYAT OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri R.V.Rama Rao, former Divisional Panchayat Officer, Mahaboobabad, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 26-3-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month, each under sections 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said Divisional Panchayat Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 24-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the Executive Officer of Kesamudram Gram Panchayat for doing official favour to sign on the inspection report and forward the NMR and contingency workers files to D.P.O. warned for approval.

PENSION AND GRATUTITY OF FORMER M.R.O. PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt.K.Sarvanamma, former Mandal Revenue Officer (Retd.) of Rajupalem, Guntur district was awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently by the department as she was convicted by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada in a trap case and sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- each under sections 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act,1988.Earlier, Smt.K.Sarvanamma was trapped by officials of ACB when she demanded and accepted Rs.200/- from the complainant for issuing caste and income certificates.

PANCHAYAT RAJ ENGINEERS CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri D.Sudharshan Reddy, former Asst. Engineer (PR), Parkal Mandal, Incharge Chityal Mandal of Warangal district and Sri T.Kamalakar, former Dy. Executive Engineer (PR), Parkal Mandal of Warangal district were convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 30-03-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 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 the said Engineers were trapped by the officials of the ACB on 22-6-2000 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2500/- i.e. Rs.1000/- and Rs.1500/- respectively from a contractor for handing over the M.Book pertaining to the road work executed by him.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CUM REVENUE OFFICER OF CHENCHALPET VILLAGE, NAVABPET MANDAL, R.R. DIST. IS IN A.C.B. NET.

Sri N.Basavalingam, Panchayat Secretary cum Revenue Officer, Chenchalpet Village, Navabpet Mandal, R.R. District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at about 10 A.M. on 17-04-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for signing three cheques to be credited into non operative accounts and two cheques to be released in favour of beneficiaries under ”Hariyali-II”.A chemical test conducted on the both hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2000/- was recovered from the possession of A.O.Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

WORK INSPECTOR, A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION LIMITED DISMISSED FROM GOVERNMENT SERVICE.

Sri M. Chandra Mouli, former Work Inspector, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Duggondi (M) Warangal district was dismissed from service following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Work Inspector was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 25-2-2000 when he demanded and accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.1,000/- from a resident of Nachanapalle Village, Duggondi Mandal, Warangal district for recommending the issue of 20 bags of Cement and the balance amount for the construction of a house allotted to the complainant under the Indira Awas Yojana Scheme.

ASSISTANT COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, PAKALA, CHITTOOR DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri D. Sankara Narayana, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Pakala, Chittoor district on 4-4-2007 and sentenced him to undergo six month’s Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 7 of the P.C. Act and also sentenced to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act., 1988. Sri D. Sankara Narayana, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer was trapped by ACB Officials on 29-9-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of issuing the registration certificate to the medical shop.

SRI GADIPALLI MADHUSUDHAN REDDY, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFICER, KALLAM VILLAGE, LINGALA GANAPUR MANDAL, WARANGAL DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Gadipalli Madhusudhan Reddy, S/o G. Somi Reddy, age 57 years, Village Revenue Officer, Kallam Village, Lingala Ganapur Mandal, Warangal district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials in a room attached to Harsha Wines, Near Tahsildar Office, Jangaon, Warangal district at 11.20 AM on 13-4-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- as bribe for showing official favour in issuing pahanis for the year 2006-2007 for the lands of the Complainant. Both hand fingers of A.O. and the inner flap of the wearing left front shirt pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from the left front shirt pocket of the AO at his instance.Accused Officer is being arrested. He produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI NAZIR AHMED, DEPUTY TAHASILDAR (LAND ACQUISITION ) O/O, SPECIAL DEPUTY COLLECTOR, HQRS, AT MANCHERIAL, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Nazir Ahemad, S/o Shaik Mohammed, Age 55 years, Deputy Tahasildar, (Land Acquisition), O/o special Deputy Collector, The Gaddanna Vagu Project, Sripadasagar Project, Mathadi Vagu Project, Head Quarters at Mancherial of Adilabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B., officials at his residence at House bearing No.1-2-258/Shantinagar, Adilabad Town at 3.25 PM on 12.4.2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- as bribe through A-2)son of AO-1 i.e., Sri Nazar Ahmed, S/o Nazir Ahmed, Dy. Tahasildar, Land Acquisition, O/o Spl. Dy. Collector, Hqrs. Mancherial of Adilabad Dist. for delivering a cheque for Rs.2,42,000/- in favour of Smt B.Pushpalatha, wife of Complainant. Both hand Fingers of A-2 and the inner flap of the wearing right side pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs. 20,000/- was recovered from A-2 at his instance. Accused are being arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case in under investigation.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, A.P. KHADI VILLAGE INDUSTRIES BOARD IN ACB NET

Sri A. Ramamohana Raja Rao, working as Deputy Director, A.P. Khadi Village Industries Board, Eluru, West Godavari District was trapped today i.e., on 09-04-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant through Sri P. Manikyala Rao, Asst. Development Officer (A.O.2) of the same office for doing the official favour of sending the D.D and check proforma to H.O., at Hyderabad for release of subsidy to her Vermi-Compost Industry. The A.O.2 accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession. Both the A.Os are being arrested. They will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B., Cases, Vijayawada.

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (MANDAL ENGINEERING OFFICER), PANCHAYAT RAJ DEPARTMENT, KODUR, KADAPA DISTRICT JAILED IN ACB CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri G.Manohar, Assistant Executive Engineer (Mandal Engineering Officer), Office of Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Panchayat Raj Department, Kodur, Kadapa district on 30-03-2007 and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act and also sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.3000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Sri G.Manohar, Assistant Executive Engineer was trapped by ACB Officials on 07-11-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of recording the M.Book and preparing the bills for the work done by the complainant and to submit the same to his superiors for passing the bills.

REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge S.P.E. & A.C.B. Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri S.Shankar, former Section Writer, O/o the Sub-Registrar, Husnabad, Karimnagar district on 28-03-2007 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 offence under section 7 and section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Section Writer was trapped by A.C.B. Officials on 22-09-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from a resident of Husnabad for doing official favour in receiving Market Value Application Forms and for processing them, for issue of Market value certificates.

A.S.I. & HEAD CONSTABLE IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Sriramulu, working as Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police and Sri G.Satyanarayana, working as Head Constable at Allavaram Police Station, East Godavari District were trapped on 06-04-2007 evening when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of not taking any action on the case registered against him on a complainant given by M.R.O. The Head Constable Sri Satyanarayana accepted the bribe amount on behalf of both of them and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered. Both the A.O.s were arrested. They were produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

HOSTEL WELFARE OFFICER, GOVT.B.C.(BOYS) HOSTEL, ANANTHAPUR ARRESTED IN DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

The A.C.B. officials conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of Kuluru Ramachandra Reddy, Hostel Welfare Officer, Govt. B.C.(Boys) Hostel, Ananthapur and his family members on 5-04-2007 at Kotalapalli village and Ananthapur Town and unearthed disproportionate assets worth about Rs.29,87,330/-. The properties include one house at Ananthapur W/Rs.12,37,500/-, Nine house sites in Ananthapur district W/Rs.10,31,000/-, 8 ½ acres of Agricultural land in Ananthapur district W/Rs.1,71,300/-, Two Motor Cycles W/Rs.53,000/-, 7 L.I.C. policies W/Rs. 2,74,000/-, Shriram Chits W/Rs.30,000/-, 21 tulas gold ornaments W/Rs.1,70,000/-, ½ Kg Silver ornaments W/Rs.10,000/-, Bank balance W/Rs.4,950/-, Net cash of Rs.5,580/- and One Bank locker key of Ananta Grameena Bank. The A.O. is arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Addl. Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTHED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI GADDIPATI CHOWDHARY, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SPORTS AUTHORITY OF ANDHRA PRADESH, HYDERABAD.

Today A.C.B. officials conducted searched in the residence and office of Sri Gaddipati Chowdhary, Deputy Director, Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad and also in the houses of his relatives at Guntur district and unearthed assets worth about Rs. 70,00,000/- (Rupees Seventy Lakhs). The assets include 18 acres of land at Mulukudur Village of Ponnur Mandal, Guntur district, 53 acres at Chiramana Village of Nellore district, one plot at Hyderabad, one house at Hyderabad, cash of Rs.14.36 lakhs, House-hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs and gold and silver articles worth Rs. 5 lakh. Searches are continuing. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri Mir Ishaq Ali, former CTO, R.P. Road, Secunderabad on 20-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo, rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment in a case of possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income. The Spl. Judge also ordered to confiscate properties to a tune of Rs.6,27,312-10.

MANDAL PARISHAD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE BY GOVERNMENT

Sri A.Sreedhar Raju, former M.P.D.O., Nekkonda Mandal of Warangal district was dismissed from service by the Government on 22-3-2007 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said MPDO was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 18-7-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from a person of Phanikar Village of Nekklonda Mandal, Warangal district to show official favour for processing the DRDA statement relating to sanction of loan to buy a tractor under C.M.E.Y. Scheme.

SENIOR CHECKING INSPECTOR OF CIVIL SUPPLIES DEPARTMENT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt.D.Seethamahalakshmi, former Senior Checking Inspector, Nacharam area, O/o the Assistant Supply Officer, Circle No.II, Civil Supplies Department, Uppal, Ranga Reddy district was dismissed from service by Government of Andhra Pradesh on 22-3-2007 as she was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 12-1-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default of payment, to suffer 3 months simple imprisonment in a trap case. Earlier, the said Senior Checking Inspector was trapped on 9-4-2001 by the officials, of the ACB., when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant, for showing official favour to cerity the sales register of Kerosene and essential commodities for April, 2001.

SRI V.PRABHAKAR, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ENDOWMENTS DEPARTMENT SRI MALLIKARJUNA SWAMY DEVASTHANAM, ODELA VILLAGE & MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT AND GUNTI CHERLA, VOGGU POOJARI, SRI MALLIKARJUNA SWAMY DEVASTHANAM, ODELA VILLAGE & MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri V.Prabhakar, (A.O.1) Executive Officer, Endowments Department, Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam, Odela (Village) & (Mandal), Karimnagar district S/o Anniah age 54 years was caught red handed by the ACB officials in the Guest House of Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam at 11.30 AM on 1-4-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.20,000/- through Sri Gunti Cherlu, S/o Komariah, age 48 years, (A.2) Voggu Pujari, at Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam, Odela (Village & Mandal), Karimnagar district as bribe for doing official favour to process and issue Identity Cards, Badges (Brass etching plates) and licences to the Complainant and 19 other voggu pujaris of Kanagarthi Village for performing religious poojas such as Patnams and Bonams to the visiting devotees outside the temple premises. Both hand fingers of the A.O.1 and A.2 when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.20,000/- was recovered from the shirt pocket of A.2 at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MARCH - 2007

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.40 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI KATTA SANJEEVA REDDY, BILL COLLECTOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house of A.O. Sri Katta Sanjeeva Reddy, Bill Collector, Municipal Corporation, Karimnagar District, age 42 years, S/o Mallareddy on 31-03-2007 at his residence and at his relative’s residence at Karimnagar District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.40 lakhs ( Rupees Forty Lakhs Only). The disproportionate assets include 8 (eight) open plots-1 (one) at Kapra of R.R. District and 7(seven) at Karimnagar District, two-4 storied buildings at Santoshnagar and Jyothinagar in Karimnagar Town-13 acres of agricultural land at Elebotharam village of Karimnagar,1 car (Maruti-Zen), 2 motor cycles-Hero Honda- Splender and Bajaj Chetak, LIC, Insurances, Bank balances and house-hold articles worth Rs.2 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.45 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI RAGULA BAL REDDY, BILL COLLECTOR, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential house of A.O. Sri Ragula Bal Reddy, Bill Collector, Municipal Corporation, Karimnagar District, age 45 years, S/o Bhupathi Reddy on 31-03-2007 at his residence and at his relative’s residence at Karimnagar District. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.45 lakhs ( Rupees Forty Five Lakhs Only). The disproportionate assets include 12 (twelve) open plots-1 (one) at Kapra of R.R. District and 11 (eleven) in Karimnagar Town, one 3 storied building at Karimnagar Town-5 acres of agricultural land at ekurthi and Chintakunta villages of Karimnagar Mandal, gold 20 tolas worth Rs.1,20,000/- and net cash of Rs.65,000/-, 1 car (Maruti-Alto), 1 motor cycle-Hero Honda- Passion & one TVS Scooty, 1 lakh worth Teak-wood, LIC, Bank balances and house-hold articles worth Rs.3 lakhs. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PEMANENTLY WITHHELD BY GOVERNMENT IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders on 5-03-2007 withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri V.Venkataswamy, former Executive Officer (Endowments),Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Devasthanam, Kuravi (V & M), Warangal district in full permanently following conviction by the Special Court in a trap case. Earlier, the above said Executive Engineer was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 27-03-2006 and sentenced to two years rigorous imprisonment and total fine of Rs.3,000/- under the provisions of P.C. Act,1988 as he was trapped by A.C.B. officials when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from a Contractor on 13-3-2001 for doing official favour of sanction and issue of a cheque of Rs.3,947/-.

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri Ch.Venkateswara Rao, former Divisional Accounts Officer, O/o Executive Engineer, Rural Water supply, Hanmakonda, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 15-03-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month, each under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Divisional Accounts Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 27-09-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from a Contractor of Madikonda Village, Hanumakonda Mandal for issue a cheque of Rs.3,56,000/-.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri N.Rayappa, Tap Inspector and Sri V.Sambasiva Raju, Fitter who were working in Water Supply Section-4 of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation were dismissed from service on 12-03-2007 by the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Vijayawada following their conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988.Earlier, the said officials were trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 22-5-1999 when they demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.2,500/- & Rs.2,000/- respectively from the complainant for giving four tap connections sanctioned by the Municipal Corporation of Vijayawada to the complainant and his relatives.

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

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri B. Jagajeevan Rao, former Sub-Treasury Officer, Bodhan, Nizamabad district on 23-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 24-8-2001 by officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from a Telugu Pandit for showing official favour of passing his Pay fixation and pay arrears bills.

FORMER FOREST RANGE OFFICER, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri K. Satyanarayana, former Forest Range Officer, O/o. Divisional Forest Officer, Guntur on 16-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default 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 said F.R.O. was trapped by the ACB officials on 19-6-2002 when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for showing official favour of handing over seized saw-mill articles without booking a case.

PENSIONARY BENEFITS OF REGIONAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR, INDIAN MEDICINES & HOMEOPATHY DEPARTMENT, KADAPA WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Dr. G.S. Subrahmanya Sastry, Regional Deputy Director, Indian Medicines & Homoeopathy Department (Retd), Kadapa has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full permanently by the Government on 13-3-2007 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/-. Earlier, Dr. G.S. Subrahmanya Sastry was successfully trapped by ACB officials on 22-3-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from a compounder of Government Ayuvedic Dispensary of Mugathi (v), Nandavarm (M) of Kurnool district for doing official favour of regularizing his absence from duty.

INDUSTRIAL PROMOTION OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri. D.Vijayendra Naidu, Industrial Promotion Officer, Kadiri, Anantapur district was dismissed from service on 14.2.2007 basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, the said Industrial Promotion Officer was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 17.2.2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 500/- for doing an official favour of issuing a letter to the Manager of Vysya Bank, Patnam for release of a loan amount of Rs. 20,000/- under PMRY scheme.

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

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing the punishment of withholding of full pension and gratuity permanently in respect of Sri. K.Suresh Kumar, Mandal Revenue Officer, Kalyandurg, Anantapur district on 27.2.2007 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings in a trap case. Earlier, Sri. K.Suresh Kumar, Mandal Revenue Officer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 1400/- for doing an official favour of issuing revised house pattas.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF FORMER ITI INSTRUCTOR PERMANENTLY WITHHELD IN ACB TRAP CASE.

Sri. S.Venkata Raju, former Senior Instructor, ITI , Sanathnagar, Hyderabad, has been awarded the punishment of withholding of entire pension and gratuity permanently by the Government, following his conviction, by the High Court of Andhra Pradesh.The said Instructor was initially acquitted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad and the Anti-Corruption Bureau preferred an appeal before the High Court of Andhra Pradesh. The High Court of Andhra Pradesh, set aside the acquittal of the Sri. S.Venkata Raju and convicted him and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine Rs. 1000 and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The High Court further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs. 1000/- in default to suffer simple imprisonment for three months for the offence under Section 13(1)(d) R/W 13(2) of P.C. Act, 1988 and the High Court ordered that both the sentences shall run concurrently. Earlier the A.O was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 29.7.1994 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 300/- from a student to give him good marks in final practical examinations.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, A.P.G.L.I., IN A.C.B. NET

Sri. G.Venkat Rao, working as Senior Assistant, in District Insurance Office, Vijayawada was trapped today i.e. 26.03.2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant, who is an Armed Reserve Constable for doing the official favour of releasing B & C Bonds in respect of enhanced monthly insurance payment. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his secret shirt pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI PAREPALLY RAMA RAO, TAHSILDAR,HUDA

A disproportionate assets case has been registered against the Accused Officer Parepally Rama Rao, who earlier worked in HUDA as Tahsildar and now he is on extra ordinary leave since September 2006. On 23-03-2007 morning simultaneous searches were conducted at the residential house of the AO at Vanasthalipuram, in-laws house at Nakrekal of Nalgonda Dist., Parent’s house at Miryalaguda of Nalgonda , a private Office-cum-Guest house of the AO at Alkapuri of Kothapeta, R.R. Dist. One bank locker at Vijaya bank, Vanasthalipuram and two bank lockers at UTI Bank, Dilshuknagar, Hyderabad were also searched. Searches revealed, a huge cash of Rs.19,45,555/-, gold jewellery about 740grams worth Rs.4 lakhs, one three storied building at Prashanthnagar colony, Vanasthalipuram worth Rs.20.00 lakhs, 3 houses at Miryalaguda worth Rs.9.00 lakhs, 19 house plots i.e. 4 plots at Hayatnagar, 5 plots at Pedda Amberpet, 3 plots at Sherlingampally, 1 plot at Saroornagar, 3 plots at Ghatkesar and 3 plots at Rajendernagar worth Rs.32.00 lakhs. One Chevrolet TAVERA Car bearing No.AP29 Q-1567 worth Rs.8.00 lakhs was also found at his house. The bank balances of Rs.14.34 lakhs and inventory of house hold articles worth Rs.2.5 lakhs are unearthed so far. Searches disclosed that the AO is in possession of assets worth of Rs.1,10,10,555/-. The Accused Officer P.Rama Rao was arrested. Case is under progress.

OFFICIALS OF GOVERNMENT ITI, TADA, NELLORE DISTRICT AND GOVT. ITI MANNANOOR, MAHABOOBNAGAR DISTRICT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The Government of A.P. in G.O.Ms.No. 20, dt. 2-3-07 imposed the penalty of withholding of full pension and gratuity in permanently against Sri Vaka Raghava Rao, former Principal (Retired) Government ITI, Tada, Nellore district following his conviction by the Special Court for speedy trial of ITI Cases, Hyderabad. Sri M. Seshadri Balaji, formerly FAC Principal, Smt. A. Kamakshi, former Store Keeper of Government ITI, Tada, Nellore district and Sri N. Venkataiah, former Deputy Training Officer, Government ITI, Mannanoor, Mahaboobnagar district were dismissed from service vide G.O.Ms.Nos. 21, 22 and 23 dt. 2-3-07 respectively following their conviction by the above court. Earlier, this Bureau had registered a case against the above accused officials on charges of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for the stores in Government ITI, Tada, Nellore and had sent a report to Government.

OFFICIALS OF GOVERNMENT ITI FOR GIRLS, CHITTEDU, NELLORE DISTRICT PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The Government of A.P. in G.O.Ms.No.s15,16 and 17, dt. 2-3-2007 imposed the penalty of withholding of full pension and gratuity permanently against S/Sri N. Dasaradha Rami Reddy, P. Visweswara Rao and B. Hanumantha Rao, former Principals (Now Retired) of Government ITI for Girls, Chittedu, Nellore district following their conviction by the Special Court for speedy trial of ITI Cases, Hyderabad. Sri Zaheer Khan, former Senior Assistant of Government ITI for Girls, Chittedu, Nellore district and Sri N. Venkataiah, former Deputy Training Officer, Government ITI, Mannanoor, Mahaboobnagar district were dismissed from service vide G.O.Ms.Nos. 18 and 19, dt. 2-3-07 respectively following their conviction by the above court. Earlier, this Bureau had registered a case against the above accused officials on the charges of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for the stores in Government ITI for Girls, Chittedu Nellore district and had sent a report to Government.

FORMER PRINCIPAL AND FORMER STORE KEEPER OF GOVERNMENT ITI FOR BOYS, NELLORE PUNISHED IN ACB CASE

The Government of A.P. in G.O.Ms.No.24, dt. 2-3-2007 imposed the penalty of withholding of full pension and gratuity permanently against Sri K. Jayarami Reddy, former Principal, Government ITI for Boys, Nellore following his conviction by the Special Court for speedy trial of ITI Cases, Hyderabad. Sri Shaik Jeelani Basha, former Store Keeper, Government ITI for Boys, Nellore was dismissed from service vide G.O.Ms.No.25, dt. 2-3-07 following his conviction by the above court. Earlier, this Bureau registered a case against the above accused officials on the charges of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for the stores in Government ITI for Boys, Nellore and had sent a report to Government.

SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Sardar Ali, Sub-Inspector of Police (Crime), Ramachandrapuram Police Station, Medak district on 7-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year 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 suffer one month simple imprisonment. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said S.I. was trapped by ACB Officials on 10-1-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- and one Red Knight Whisky bottle from the complainant for showing the official favour of not booking a cheating case against him.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, GRAMPANCHYAT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri J. Srinivasa Rao working as Junior Assistant, Yemagudem, Panchayat, W.G. district was trapped today afternoon i.e. 22-3-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant, also of Yemagudem Village for doing official favour of processing his application for permission for construction of 1st Floor in his house and putting up to A.O. Both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test and the tainted amount was recovered from his pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produeced before the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

MOHD. ZAHEERUDDIN, SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, NAGARKURNOOL, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Mohd. Zaheeruddin, S/o. Hafeezuddin, age 47 years, Senior Assistant, O/o MRO, Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar district was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office at 1.25 PM on 22-3-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- as bribe fro rectification in ROR and to get the signature of MRO appended pertaining to the land in Survey No.306 of Nagarkurnool (V) admeasuring 1.12 acres belonging to the father of the Complainant. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of the left side shirt pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the A.O. at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs. 55 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI L. VENKATARAM REDDY, PROJECT DIRECTOR, DISTRICT WATER MANAGEMENT AGENCY, ADILABAD.

The A.C.B. registered a case of possessing disproportionate assets against Sri L. Venkatram Reddy, (Asst. Director, Horticulture) working as Project Director, District Water Management Agency (DWMA), Adilabad district and conducted simultaneous searches at different places covering the official premises, residential houses of the A.O. at Adilabad, Tilaknagar, Hyderabad, his relatives at Nirmal, Boinapally, Secunderabad on 22-3-2007 which resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 55 lakhs (Rupees fifty five lakhs). The assets include 2 houses, (1) at Alwal, Secunderabad (2) Nirmal, Adilabad, two Flats 1 at Tilaknagar, Hyderabad another at Boinapally, Secunderabad, Four house plots at Kutbullapoor, R.R. district, two plots at Armoor, Nizamabad district, Agricultural lands of about 15 acres in Adilabad district, Cash, Bank balances, Tata Indica Car, T.V.S. Scooty, 270 grams of gold house hold articles and silver etc. The inventory of the bank lockers is being taken. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

LINEMAN AND 2 OTHERS DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S.Satyanarayana Goud, Lineman (A.O.1), Sri K.Balchander @ Balachandram, Asst. Lineman and Sri B.Vittal, Line Inspector, Madnoor Mandal A.P. Transco of Nizamabad were dismissed from service by the Department following their conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Earlier, the above Accused Officers were trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 22-9-2001 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,500/- from a complainant for doing official favour of replacement of old defective meter with a new one.

TOWN PLANNING BUILDING OVERSEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri E.Ashok Kumar, formerly T.P.B.O., L.B.Nagar Municipality, R.R. district was dismissed from service by the Department on 7-3-2007 as he was convicted by the Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the said T.P.B.O., was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 24-9-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour in getting the regulation certificate under Building Regularisation scheme for the house of complainant’s father-in-law.

S.I. OF POLICE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad has convicted J.Varaprasada Reddy former Sub-Inspector of Police, Intelligence, Karimnagar on 9-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.4,000/- and in default, to suffer three months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under section 7 and Section 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said S.I. was trapped by ACB officials on 29-3-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from a wholesale merchant and dealer of tobacco products for not writing an adverse report against his business.

TRAINING OFFICER & PRINCIPAL (FAC), GOVT. I.T.I., BOBBILY, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT TRAPPED

Pydisetty Kameshwar Rao, S/o Narsimha Murthy, Age 48 years, Training Officer & Principal (FAC), Govt. I.T.I., Bobbili, Vizianagaram district was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 16-03-2007 at 5.20 P.M. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing official favour to issue a certificate of non-drawal of Anticipatory Pension and Anticipatory Gratuity to the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.1000/- was recovered from the almirah in his room at his instance. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results.The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI POLEPELLY VENKAT REDDY, SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER, (RURAL WATER SCHEME), (P.R. DEPARTMENT), NALGONDA DISTRICT.

Simultaneous Searches were conducted by ACB officials over the residential houses of A.O. Sri Polepelly Venkat Reddy, S/o. Lachireddy age 57 years, Superintending Engineer, Rural Water Supply, (P.R. Department), Nalgonda district on 16-3-2007 at Warangal and Nalgonda. Searches resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.80 lakhs/- (Rupees eighty lakhs only).The disproportionate assets include 2 (two) Buildings: – 1 (one) Two-storeyed Building and (one) Four-storeyed Building at Bheemaram, Hanamkonda, Warangal district, (six) open plots – 4 (four) in RR district and 2 (two) in Warangal district, 1 car (Maruti Zen), Cash Rs.13.2 lakhs, 68.7 tulas of gold worth Rs. 4 lakhs, 6 kgs of silver worth Rs. 1 lakh, Bank Balances in various banks worth Rs.10 lakhs, Insurances worth Rs. 2.5 lakhs policies in LIC, FDs worth Rs.5 lakhs, Investments worth Rs.5 lakhs in Sreemithra Townships and Siva Sai Constructions and investments in Sadana Junior College worth Rs. 20 lakhs in the name of Smt. Pushpa, wife of AO. Bank locker is yet to be opened. Accused Officer in being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

Sri V. Krishna Murthy, former Town Planning Officer, Gudivada Municipality, now working as Town Planning Officer (Spl.Gr) at Bhimavaram Municipality was dismissed from service on 7-3-2007 by the Director of Town and Country Planning, A.P., Hyderabad following conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Earlier, the said T.P.O was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 28-3-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of approval of the Building Plan.

CUT IN ENTIRE PENSION AND WITHHOLDING GRATUITY IN FULL IMPOSED BY THE CENTRAL POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY OF A.P. LTD. IN ACB TRAP CASE

Central Power Distribution Company of A.P., Ltd., has issued orders imposing punishment of withholding entire pension (in full) and gratuity other than provident fund in full permanently in respect of Sri S.A.Rahim, AAE (Retired) from 19-1-2007 following his conviction by the Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the Additional Assistant Engineer, was trapped by official of ACB on 14-8-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from Sri Pedda Venkataiah, S/o Obulapathi of Miduthur Village, Anantapur district for preparing estimates in respect of the electric service connection to the borewell of the complainant.

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

Sri M. Krishna Rao, former Attender, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, L.N. Peta, Srikakulam district was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 23-2-2007 following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, Sri M. Krishna Rao, Attender was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Brueau, when he accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from Sri V. Panduranganadharaju of L.N. Peta, on behalf of Mandal Revenue Officer, L.N. Peta, Srikakulam district, for showing official favour for not canceling D. Patta of the complainant by the said Mandal Revenue Officer Sri M. Jeevan Rao. Both the said M.R.O. and the Attender were placed on their defence before the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. The M.R.O. was earlier punished by the Government with 30% permanent cut in pension

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT CONVICTED IN AN ACB CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri P. Ranga Reddy, Office Supdt. of Office of the M.P.D.O., Kolimigundla Mandal, Kurnool district on 26-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for a period of six months and also to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of fine, to suffer one month simple imprisonment for the offence punishable u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, Sri P. Ranga Reddy, Office Superintendent of M.P.D.O. office, Kolimigundla, Kurnool district was trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 19-7-2002, when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs1,500/- from the complainant for the official favour of processing the bills and issuing cheques with regard to execution of road works under the Janma Bhoomi Programme.

SRI SARAKA ANJAIAH, FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FISHERIES DEPT, CHANDRA SAGAR, ATCHAMPET, MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Saraka Anjaiah, S/o Jangaiah, age 48 years, Fisheries Development Officer, Fisheries Department, Chandra Sagar, Atchampet, Mahabubnagar district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at 12.40 PM on 14-3-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as bribe for submitting the report in respect of 59 new members for enrolling in the Fisheries Co-operative Society pertaining to the Complainant’s village at Uppunuthala. Fingers of both hands of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of the left side shirt pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered on production by the AO at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principle Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Kukkala Satyanarayana, Panchayat Secretary, Gram Panchayat, Devarapalli Mandal, West Godavari district on 1-3-2007. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.2500/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months each for the offences u/s.7, 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Earlier, the Panchayat Secretary, was trapped by officials of ACB on 8-12-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing an official favour of processing “House site possession certificate’ to the complainant who was a beneficiary under Rural Housing Scheme.

JUNIOR COLLEGE PRINCIPAL CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Smt.P.Aruna, Principal, Office of the Principal, A.P.S.W.R (G) School and Junior College, Dharmaram (B), Dichpally Mandal, Nizamabad district on 26-2-2007 and sentenced her to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,500/- and in default to suffer one month simple imprisonment each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2), r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped on 20-6-2002 by officials of this Bureau when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from a contractor for showing official favour of passing his pending bill of Rs.13,426-94.

FOREMAN GRADE-I CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri M.V.Mohan, Foreman Gr-I, office of Assistant Engineer (Distribution), A.P. Transco, Gooty Anantapur district on 1-3-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months each for the offence punishable u/s 7 & 13 (1) (d) r/w Sec.13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Foreman Gr-I was trapped by officials of ACB on 26-6-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from Sri K.Sreeramulu, S/o K.Venkatesu for doing official favour of preparing the estimate for providing service connection to the wet grinder of the complainant.

CIVIL ASSISTANT SURGEON CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Dr. B.Jamuna Bai, gynaecologist and former civil assistant surgeon, Area Civil Hospital, Mahabubabad, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB cases, Hyderabad on 28-2-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month, each under section 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, she was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 5-9-2000 when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1600/- at her clinic from a resident of Mahabubabad for doing an official favour of conducting an operation on his mother.

SRI NAGARAJU DURGAIAH, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, KANDI (V) GRAM PANCHAYATH, MEDAK DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Nagaraju Durgaiah, S/o Mogliah, age 57 years, Executive Officer, Kandi (V), Gram Panchayat, Medak district was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office premises at 12.15 PM on 13-3-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.40,000/- as bribe for granting permission to construct Tin shed and compound wall in the agricultural land of the Complainant. Fingers of both hands of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of the left side pant pocket when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.40,000/- was recovered from the left side pant pocket of the AO at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHS DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER RS.50 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI K.SRINIVASULU, A.D.E., OPERATIONS, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., SURYAPET, NALGONDA DISTRICT

Simultaneous searches were conducted at the official premise of Sri K.Srinivasulu, A.D.E., Operations, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., at Suryapet, on residential houses belonging to him and his relatives at Nalgonda and Khammam on 13-3-2007 which resulted in unearthing of disproportionate assets worth over 50 lakhs. The assets include two storied building at Nalgonda, one house at Khammam, one flat at Nagole Road, Hyderabad, Seven plots at Nalgonda, Suryapet, Peddamberpet, Shamurpet, (Hyderabad) and Raghunathpalem (Khammam). Money given as loans for interest under pronotes (Rs.9,06,000/-), National Saving Certificates (Rs.50 thousands), Bank balances, Fixed deposits Rs.2,28,000/- LIC Policies and investments in Chit Funds, Gold ornaments weighing about 300 grams and house hold articles worth about one lakh. The searches are in progress. The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before Honourable Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. The case is under investigation.

SRI CHINTALA THRINADH, VILLAGE REVENUE OFFFICER, GOPALARAYUDUPETA, PANCHAYAT BOBBILI (M) VIZINAGARAM DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Chintala Thrinadh,S/o Narayana age 47 years, Village Revenue Officer, Gopala Rayudupeta, Panchayat Bobbili (M) Vizianagaram Dist., was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials on 12-3-2007 at 4.20 p.m. at his residence at Bobbili when he demanded and accepted Rs.1000/- as reward for issuing Pattadar Pass Book for the lands of the complainant and his family members. Left hand of the Accused Officer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1000/- was recovered from the left hand of A.O. at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhpatnam. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B. TRAP CASE

Sri J. Srinivas Rao, formerly Mandal Educational Officer, Sadasivnagar Mandal, Nizamabad district has been dismissed from service on 2-3-2007 by the Government following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said Mandal Educational Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials on 22-10-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour of issuing him salary certificate for obtaining a loan for Rs.15,000/- from Andhra Bank, Sadasivanagar.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Bhugada Venkateswara Rao, Dy. Surveyor (Divisional), Office of the Revenue Divisional Officer, Eluru, West Godavari district on 26-2-2007. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two year and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer imprisonment for 3 months each for the offences punishable u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Deputy Surveyor was trapped by officials of ACB on 26-7-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- and promised to survey the lands on 28-7-2001 only after payment of the bribe amount by the complainant.

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Sri Karri Venkata Rama Reddy, former Addl. Assistant Engineer, Eastern Power Distribution Company of A.P. Ltd (APEPDCL) (Operation), Chagallu, West Godavari district was dismissed from Government Service on 20-2-2007 as he was convicted by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months each for the offences punishable u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Addl. Asst. Engineer (O) was trapped by the officials of ACB on 28-3-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of giving electrical connection to his uncle’s agricultural borewell.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI P.RAVINDRANATH, EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P. POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, VIJAYAWADA

Today A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the residence and office of Sri Pothineni Ravindranath, I/c Executive Engineer, A.P. Pollution Control Board, Vijayawada and also in the houses of his relatives at Gudavalli Village, Cherukupalli Mandal, and Uppalapadu Village, Peddakakani Mandal of Guntur district and unearthed assets worth over Rs.58,00,000/- (Rupees Fifty Eight Lakhs). The assets include a house at Vijayawada, two plots at Vijayawada, gold and house-hold articles worth Rs.5,50,000/-, Getz car and bank balances. Searches are continuing. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh on 27-02-2007 imposed the punishment of dismissal from service on Sri Shaik Basheruddin, formerly Inspector of Police, Malkajgiri Police Station, R.R. district, Hyderabad, as he was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment of eighteen months and to pay a fine of Rs.5000/- and in default, to suffer three months of Simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 13 (1)(e) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of corruption Act,1988. Earlier, a case was registered by the ACB against the said Inspector of Police for being in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.11,66,126-51.

SRI KAKULARAM MAHESWAR, JUNIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, BALANAGAR, R.R.DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Kakularam Maheswar S/o Ganapathi, age 31 years, Junior Assistant, O/o MRO, Balanagar, Ranga Reddy district was caught red handed by the ACB officials at his office at 5 P.M., on 6-3-3007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.4000/- as bribe for issuing family members certificate in respect of Sri Guruprasad, Right hand fingers of the Accused Officer and the inner flap of the left side shirt pocket when submjected to chemical test yielded positive results. Tainted amount of Rs.4000/- was recovered from the left side shirt pocket of the Accused Officer at his instance. Accused Officer is arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER & WORK INSPECTOR, A.P. STATE HOUSING CORPORATION, KORIVI &DORNAKAL MANDALS, WARANGAL DISTRICT IS IN ACB NET

Sri Banothu Balakishan, Assistant Engineer & Shaik Waheeduddin, Work Inspector, A.P. Housing Corporation, Korivi & Dornakal Mandals,Warangal district have demanded bribe from Sri Radhakrishna for realease of Cement, Rice and Cash to the beneficiaries of weaker section, houses under “Indira Pathakam” of “Cheemalathanda” hamlet of Nerada Village, Korivi Mandal and asked Sri Radhakrishna to collect an amount of Rs.11,000/- from twenty two beneficiaries. The ACB registered a case on the complaint and caught Sri Banothu Balakrishna, Asst. Engineer, A.P. Housing Corporation, Korivi & Dornakal Mandals, Warangal district red handed when he had demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.7000/- as part payment from the complainant Sri Radhakrishna on 7-3-2007 at about 10.00 A.M. at his office cum residence in Mahaboobabad. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of Sri Banothu Balakrishnan yielded positive result. The ACB officials recovered the bribe amount of Rs.7000/- from his pant pocket. The relevant documents which were pending with above officials were also seized from the residence of Sri Shaik Waheedudduin, Work Inspector. They are being arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Court for SPE & ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

PRINCIPAL, A.P. SOCIAL WELFARE RESIDENTIAL EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY, PAGIDYALA, KURNOOL DISTRICT TRAPPED

Ch. Ashok Kumar, Principal, A.P. Social Welfare Residential Educational Society, Pagidyala Mandal, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 6-3-2007 at 12.45 p.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.600/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M. Ratnamma, Contractor, A.P. Social Welfare Residential Educational Society, Pagidyala Mandal, Kurnool district for showing official favour to issue cheque for Rs.4,800/- towards Sweeper charges. The tainted amount Rs.600/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri R.Siva Prasad, Office Superintendent, the Prakasam district Milk Producers Society, Ongole, was trapped today i.e. 5-3-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant, who is the daughter of a deceased plant operator in Milk Chilling Centre for doing the official favour of forwarding the papers pertaining to the gratuity and other benefits of her father to the Office of the Managing Director, A.P. Diary Development Federation. The AO accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. He handed over the tainted amount to his friend Sri T.Sai Baba and the right hand fingers of Sri Sai Baba also tested positive. The tainted amount was recovered from his possession.The A.O. and Sri Sai Baba are being arrested. They are produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (FAC) SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT, GUNTUR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri K.Siva Sankara Rao, former Deputy Executive Engineer (FAC), District Scheduled Caste Service Corporative Society Limited (DSCSCS Ltd), Narsaraopet, Guntur on 20-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of three months for the offence U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. He was also sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of two years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for three months 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 said Deputy Executive Engineer was trapped by the ACB officials on 9-9-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant to do an official favour of passing the pending bill for Rs.1,30,242/- for the construction work at Vinukonda Village.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI K.SIVA RAO, DEPUTY MANAGER, A.P.S.F.C., NELLORE

Today A.C.B., officials conducted searches in the residence and office of Sri K.Siva Rao, Deputy Manager, A.P. State Finance Corporation, Nellore and also in the residence of his relatives at Tirupathi and unearthed assets worth over Rs.42,00,000/- (Rupees Forty two lakhs). The assets include four houses at Nellore, two house-sites at Nellore, house-hold articles worth Rs.3,50,000/- lakhs and gold ornaments. Searches are continuing. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

FEBRUARY - 2007

SRI BOLLA MADHAV RAO, WORKS INSPECTOR, A.P. HOUSING CORPORATION, PONDUR SECTION, SRIKAKULAM DIST. IN ACB NET.

Sri Bolla Madhav Rao, S/o Ramam, age 42 years, Works Inspector, AP Housing Corporation, Pondur Section, Srikakulam District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials in the Section Office, APHC, Pondur at 11.45 AM on 26-2-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.600/- as bribe to get the pending final bill of Rs.2930/- prepared, pertaining to sanction of house to the Complainant under Indiramma Rural Permanent Housing Scheme. Right hand fingers of the Accused Officer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.600/- was recovered from the left shirt pocket at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

BAJAGAMA NAGESWARA RAO, REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o MRO, DUBBAKA, MEDAK DIST. IN ACB NET

Sri. Bajagama Nageswar Rao , S/o Narasimha Rao, Revenue Inspector, aged 48 years was caught red handed by ACB officials in his office room at the O/o MRO Dubbaka, Medak Dist. when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs. 2000/- as bribe on 26.02.2007 at 4.40 P.M from the complainant to record his name in the ROR and to issue Title Deed and Pass Book and also to record the complainant’s name in Pahani. Right hand fingers of the AO yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the trunk box situated on the left side of his table at his instance. The A.O is being arrested and produced before Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

DOCTOR IN A.C.B NET

Dr. G. Vijay Mohan, Medical Officer, Primary Health Centre, Virava P.H.V., Pithapuram Mandal, East Godavari district, was trapped today when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant, a Retd. Nurse of the same P.H.C. for doing the official favour of finalizing her pensionary benefits. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and the fingers of both his hands tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pocket. The A.O. is being arrested and being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Visakhapatnam.

DISTRICT TRIBAL WELFARE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri A.S.Nagaraju, formerly Tribal Welfare Officer, Nizamabad has been dismissed from service on 17-2-2007 by the Director of Tribal Welfare, following his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, the said District Tribal Welfare Officer was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 20-02-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3000/- from the Warden of the Government S.T.(Boys) Hostel, Dichpally, Nizamabad district to release cheques pertaining to repairs of the bore-well and the pipeline situated in the hostel premises.

FORMER JUNIOR ASSISTANT MINES & GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, NELLORE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri K.Devadanam, former Junior Assistant, O/o Assistant Director of Mines & Geology, Nellore on 8-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1500/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3500/- from a resident of Nellore for doing official favour of getting all inspection formalities etc. completed on his application pending for a year for grant of lease of a quarry and for early issue of lease orders.

FORMER TOWN PLANNING BUILDING OVERSEER, NELLORE MUNICIPALITY, NELLORE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri M.Prem Kumar, former Town Planning Building Overseer, Nellore Municipality, Nellore on 12-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for doing an official favour not to demolishing the newly constructed building of the complainant.

FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AND I/C EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, A.P. STATE CO-OPERATIVE RURAL IRRIGATION CORPORATION LIMITED, ONGOLE CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore convicted, Sri Ch.Jagadeeswara Rao, former Dy.E.E. and I/c Executive Engineer, A.P. State Co-operative Rural Irrigation Corporation Limited on 5-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act,1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigours imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2000/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of corruption Act,1988.Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4000/- from a complainant who is a Managing Partner of a Bore-well firm for doing an official favour of passing the bill and for issuing a cheque for the drilling work executed by the complainant.

SRI B. RAVI KUMAR, MANDAL EDUCATIONAL OFFICER, BHEEMLI, VISAKHAPATNAM IN ACB NET

Sri B. Ravi Kumar, S/o Aharonu, age 41 years, Mandal Educational Officer, Bheemli, Visakhapatnam district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his residence at Bheemli on 23-2-2007 at 2.55 PM when he demanded and accepted Rs.2,000/- to withdraw the amount of Rs.1.16 lakhs from the Bank and to hand over the same to the Complainant which pertains to the construction of additional two rooms in the school building at Moolakuddu (V) sanctioned under Sarvasikha Abhayam Scheme worth Rs.4.4 lakhs taken up by the Complainant. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.2,000/- was recovered from the cupboard in the bedroom of the AO at his instance. Accused Officer is being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. Case is under investigation.

TOWN PLANNING BUILDING OVERSEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri E. Ashok Kumar, T.P.B.O., LB Nagar Municipality, R.R. district on 19-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said T.P.B.O. was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 24-9-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant r/o Saroornagar,, R.R. district, for doing official favour in getting the regularization certificate under Building Regularisation Scheme for the house of the complainant’s father-in-law.

PHARMACY SUPERVISOR, PUNISHED IN A SURPRISE CHECK BY A.C.B.

Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders imposing punishment of 50% cut in pension in respect of Sri K. Radha Krishna Pillaj, Pharmacy Supervisor (Retired), District Medical & Health Office, Anantapur district, following an enquiry by the Commissioner of Inquiries. Earlier, a surprise check was conducted on the stores of Office of the District Medical and Health Officer, Anantapur by the officials of ACB on 13-10-1998. During the surprise check, shortage of various medicines/drugs worth several thousands of rupees was noticed and the said Pharmacy Supervisor, office of the District Medical and Health Officer, Anantapur district had failed to maintain the stock registers properly and was responsible for shortage of drugs for which he was placed on his defence before the Commissioner of Inquiries.

ASST. COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER, PUNISHED IN ACB SURPRISE CHECK

Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders imposing punishment of 10% cut in pension for a period of five years in respect of Sri K. Hyder Vali, Assistant Commercial Tax Officer (Retired), Commercial Tax Check Post, Kodikonda, Anantapur district, following an enquiry by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, a surprise check was conducted on Commercial Tax Check-Post, Kodikonda by officials of A.C.B. on 17-1-1996. During the surprise check, the said Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Commercial Check Post, Kodikonda, Anantapur district, was caught carry Rs.64,280/- cash by the officials of ACB while he was traveling in a R.T.C. Bus. He failed to give a satisfactory reply report the possession of this cash and it was seized from him. This amount was illegally collected by him as bribe while he was on duty at the said check post at Kodikonda from 16-1-1996 at 9 A.M. to 17-1-1996 at 9.00 A.M.

LINEMAN, A.P. TRANSCO CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri S. Venkateswarlu, Lineman, formerly of the Office of the Addl. Asst. Engineer, Operations, Northern Power Distribution Company Limited, A.P. Transco Limited, Khammam was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 15-2-2007 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.300/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month, each under section 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Lineman was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 28-2-2001 when he demanded a bribe of Rs.500/- and accepted Rs.300/- from the complainant for doing official favour for fixing a new electricity meter in the newly constructed house of the complainant.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT OF M.R.O OFFICE, CHAPADU MANDAL, KADAPA DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri C. Subbarayudu, Office Superintendent, Office of Mandal Revenue Officer, Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district was dismissed from service on 5-2-2007 by the Government following the conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore, who sentenced him to undergo one and half years rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.500/-. Earlier, he was successfully trapped by ACB Officials on 29-11-1999 when he demanded and accepted bribe amount of Rs.500/- from a resident of Siddareddypalli village, Chapadu Mandal, Kadapa district for doing official favour of processing and issuing pattadar pass book in his name.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri G. Venkata Satyanarayana Murthy, Panchayat Secretary, Pangidigudem Panchayat, Dwaraka Tirumala Mandal, West Godavari district on 14-2-2007. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months for the offences u/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and also further sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Panchayat Secretary was trapped by the officials of A.C.B. on 7-10-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for issue of processing and getting transfer of “D-Form” patta in the name of his mother.

MANDAL SURVEYOR, ELURU, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri P.S.V. Prasad, Mandal Surveyor, Eluru, West Godavari district was dismissed from Government service on 9-2-2007 as he was convicted by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year and to pay fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months each for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Mandal Surveyor was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 26-11-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a resident of Sanivarapupeta, Eluru for showing official favour of measuring the complainant’s shop and hotel and not to demolish the shop/hotel and doing official favour in recording the patta measurements of the complainant.

FORMER CHIEF ENGINEER OF H.U.D.A. CONVICTED IN A.C.B CASE

The Principal Special Judge for ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri G.V. Narayana Rao, former Chief Engineer (Retired), Hyderabad Urban Development Authority, Hyderabad on 15-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.10,000/- and in default, to suffer three months of simple imprisonment for the offence under section 13 (1) (e) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge also ordered for confiscation of properties worth Rs.14,51,199/-. Earlier, during the course of investigation of a case registered by the ACB the said Chief Engineer was found to be in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.47,12,845/-.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER, I & CAD DEPT, NAMPALLY SECTION, DEVARAKONDA SUB-DIVISION, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Palreddy Seetharam Reddy, Assistant Engineer, I & CAD Department, Nampally Section, Devarakonda Sub-Division, Nalgonda district S/o. Ananth Reddy, 54 years was caught red handed by ACB officials at the Office of the Executive Engineer, I & CAD Department, Nalgonda Divisional Office at 1.30 PM on 21-2-2007 when AO demanded and accepted Rs.2 lakhs as bribe from the Complainant for having recorded in the M.Book for the earlier three bills and for recording the fourth part payment bill in respect of construction of percolation tanks in Pedda Adicherla Mandal of Nalgonda district by the complainant. Left hand fingers of AO-1 yielded positive when subject to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.2 lakhs in denomination of Rs.1,000/- currency bills was recovered from the left side pant pocket of AO at his instance. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT RAJ ENGINEER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, on 9-2-2007 convicted Sri T.Surender Kumar, formerly Dy.E.E., Panchayat Raj department, Mugugode Sub-Division, Nalgonda district and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment, to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, each, for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Dy.E.E. was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 3-2-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from a resident of Donapamula Village of Chandur Mandal, Nalgonda district for doing official favour to check measure the measurements recorded in the M.Books, for the work done by the complainant and others under food for work programme.

DRUG INSPECTOR IN A.C.B. NET

Sri K.Vinayak Rao, working as Drug Inspector in Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy ( AYUSH) Department was trapped today at Kavali, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant, a trader in Ayurveda, Medicines for not taking any action and for not sealing the shop. The Accused Officer accepted the bribe amount directly at a hotel in Kavali and his left hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pocket. The Accused Officer is being arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.Case is under investigation.

AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, GOPALAPURAM MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Sri R.D.U.S.V. Prasad, Mandal Agricultural Officer, Gopalapuram Mandal, West Godavari district was dismissed from Government service on 6-2-2007 as he was convicted by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada and sentenced to undergo rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer simple Imprisonment for 3 months each for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Mandal Agricultural Officer was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 10-11-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from a Fertilizer Dealer of Chityal Village who had applied for inclusion of “ O “ forms in his fertilizer licence and to secure permission for sale of fertilizers which were stopped from 1-11-2000.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri K. Sai Laxmi Prasad, Junior Assistant of Revenue Section, Anantapur Municipality, Anantapur district on 5-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default of payment of fine to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months each for the offence u/s 7 & 13 (1) (d) r/w Sec. 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the Junior Assistant was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 1-7-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.600/- from Sri R. Adi Narayana Murthy, Tadipatri Co-operative Town Bank Ltd., Tadipatri for doing official favour of issuance of title transfer certificate in respect of a house.

DEPUTY PLANTATION MANAGER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri B. Satyanarayana, Deputy Plantation Manager, A.P. Forest Development Corporation Ltd., Dubacharlla Section, West Godavari district on 9-2-2007. He sentenced the accused officer to undergo simple imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer imprisonment for 3 months for the offences u/s 7 of the P.C. Act, 1988 and also further sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for 1 year and also to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment of fine, to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the Dy. Plantation Manager was trapped by officials of ACB on 13-10-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1500/- from the complainant for issue of ploughing work completion certificate to him.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT, OFFICE OF DISTRICT FIRE OFFICER, KAKINADA IN ACB NET

Sri B. Chandra Sekhar, working as Office Superintendent in the Office of District Fire Officer, Kakinada was trapped today i.e. on 14-2-2007 at 9.30 A.M. at his residence in Kakinada when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from Sri Kale Venkatarama, Fire Man (under dismissal) for doing the favour of processing his application for reinstatement into service following court orders, in August – 2006. The A.O personally accepted the bribe of Rs.1,000 directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from the right pocket of his pant. The A.O. is being arrested. He his being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam.Case is under investigation.

EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ANNAVARAM DEVASTHANAM PUNISHED BY GOVERNMENT IN A.C.B. CASE

The Government issued orders on 1-2-2007 dismissing Sri N. Somasekhar, former Executive Officer, Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Devasthanam, Annavaram, East Godavari district from service following an enquiry conducted by the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings (T.D.P). Earlier, the Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against Sri N.Somasekhar, and recommended action against him for entrusting the work to the contractor who had quoted the highest rates and not taken the approval the Commissioner of Endowments. The said Executive Officer thus caused loss of Rs.6.20 lakhs to the Government as the entire project failed. After completion of the investigation, the Bureau sent a report to the Government recommending to place Sri N. Somasekhar, Executive Officer on his defence before the T.D.P.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB GRAFT CASE

Sri M. Peddabbai, M.R.O., Tadikonda Mandal, Guntur district was dismissed from service by the Government on 03-02-2007 basing on the report of the Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings. Earlier, the said M.R.O., was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 13-09-2002 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour to issue house Fire Accident Certificate to enable him to apply for construction of a pucca house through the Hosing Corporation, Guntur under Indira Aawas Yojana Scheme. After completion of investigation of the case by ACB, Government placed the A.O. Sri M. Peddabbai on his defence before the T.D.P.

CIVIL SURGEON (SPECIALIST), E.S.I. HOSPITAL, ADONI, KURNOOL DISTRICT IMPOSED PENALTY OF REDUCTION TO THE RANK ‘ DEPUTY CIVIL SURGEON ’ IN A.C.B ENQUIRY.

Dr. Y. Balaji, Civil Surgeon (Specialist), E.S.I. Hospital, Adoni, Kurnool district was imposed upon the penalty of reduction to the lower rank i.e. Deputy Civil Surgeon for a period of two years under Rule 9 (vii) of A.P.C.S. (CC & A) Rules, 1991. Earlier, this Bureau conducted a discreet enquiry into the allegations leveled against Dr.Y.Balaji that he was doing private practice and running a nursing home at Adoni. After completion of the enquiry, the case was entrusted to Commissioner of Inquiries and the charges were held substantiated.

AP STATE FINANCE CORPORATION BRANCH MANAGER CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri Ch. Pattabhi Seetha Rama Rao, Branch Manager, AP S.F.C., Mahabubnagar branch, Mahabubnagar district on 2-2-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- 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 Branch Manager was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 16-8-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a resident of Nandyal, Kurnool district for doing the official favour for avoiding paper notification and for not going ahead with auction of the house of the complainant, who had failed to repay the loan taken from APSFC.

TREASURY EMPLOYEE DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri N. Lakshmana Rao, Senior Accountant, District Treasury Office, Guntur was dismissed from service on 29-12-2006 by the Deputy Director, District Treasury, Guntur following his conviction by the Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada.Earlier, the said Junior Accountant was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on 07-07-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of processing the family pension application of his mother.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER DISMISSED FROM SERVICE BY GOVERNMENT

Smt. K. Shanthamma, Commercial Tax Officer, Malkajgiri Circle, Tirumalagiri X Road, Secunderabad was dismissed from service by the Government on 2-2-07 consequent to her conviction in a trap case. The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Smt. K. Shanthamma, Commercial Tax Officer, Malkajgiri Circle, Tirumalagiri X Road, Secunderabad on 29-12-2006 and sentenced her to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1000/- each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the said Commercial Tax Officer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27-3-2000, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of issuing final assessment order.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, O/o THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, VISAKHAPATNAM (URBAN), TRAPPED WHEN HE ACCEPTED BRIBE OF Rs.1,000

Sri V.V.V. Bharath, Revenue Inspector, O/o the Mandal Revenue Officer, Visakhapatnam (Urban) has been trapped at 1-50 p.m. today i.e. 08-2-2007 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials of Visakhapatnam Range when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.1,000 (One thousand), through his private personal assistant Sri S. Ravi (A.2) in his room in the office, from the complainant Smt. Bandi Achayyamma, mother of late Bandi Gopi, as illegal gratification for recommending to issue the Proper Person Certificate (legal heir certificate) in respect of the death of her son late Sri Bandi Gopi who died on 17-10-06. Smt. Bandi Jyothi wife of the deceased applied for the legal heir certificate through e-seva kendram in the last week of December, 2006, and the complainant has been requesting the Revenue Inspector for issue of the same and he was been demanding the bribe. The chemical test conducted on the A2 proved positive on both of his hands, and on the linings of his left side shirt pocket, from where the tainted amount was recovered. Both the accused have been arrested. They will be produced before the III Addl. District and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge for ACB Cases, Visakhapatnam. The case is under investigation.

SUPERINTENDENT, D. SECTION, OFFICE OF ENGINEER-IN-CHIEF, (IRRIGATION) HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri M. Sita Ramashastri, Superintendent, D. Section, Office of Engineer-in-Chief, (Irrigation) Command Area Development, Hyderabad is caught red handed when he demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000/- from Sri Hari Ram, Rtd. Executive Engineer on 8-2-2007 at about 4.15 P.M in his office, Errammangili, Hyderabad for processing his file relating to the salary arrears. The ACB officials recovered the above bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- at the instance of Sri M. Sita Ramashastri. He is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Special court for SPE and ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI NATHA RANGA RAO, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, KAKINADA.

Today A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the office and residence of Sri Natha Ranga Rao, Deputy Director, Mines & Geology, Kakinada, East Godavari district and also in the residence of his relatives at Eluru, Kovvur and Hyderabad and unearthed assets worth over Rs.70 lakhs ( Rupees Seventy Lakhs). The assets include a house near Eluru, an apartment in Hyderabad and three plots in Vijayawada and Hyderabad, huge bank balances, gold ornaments and house-hold articles. Searches are continuing.The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

ADDL. ASST. ENGINEER CONVICTED IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Vijayawada convicted Sri Karri Venkata Rama Reddy, A.E.E. (Operation), Chagallu, W.G. district on 1-2-2007. Accused Officer was sentenced to undergo Simple Imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 3 months for the offences u/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 and also sentenced to under go rigorous imprisonment for 2 years and also to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment for 3 months u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the Addl. Asst. Engineer (O) was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 28-3-2003 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour of giving electrical connection to his uncle’s agricultural bore well.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU OFFICIALS UNEARTH DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS OF SRI SHAIK MASTHAN VALI, ASSISTANT COMMANDANT, A.P.S.P. Vth – BATALLION, CHINTALAVALASA, VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT.

Today A.C.B. officials conducted searches in the residence of Sri Shaik Masthan Vali, Assistant Commandant, A.P.S.P., V-Btn, Chintalavalasa, Vizianagaram district and also in the residence of his relatives at Guntur, Vijayawada, Hyderabad and at his Diary Farm near Jaggaiahpeta, Krishna district and unearthed assets worth over Rs.85 lakhs (Rupees Eighty Five Lakhs). The assets include one house at Visakhapatnam, two houses at Vijayawada, one house at Guntur, one apartment at Visakhapatnam, a Diary Farm near Jaggaiahpeta in Krishna district and four acres of land at the same place, Fixed Deposits of Rs. 17.5 lakhs in the names of his family members and in the name of Educational Institution started in the name of family members, household articles worth Rs. 5 lakhs, one Toyota Qualis and one Maruti Zen Car. He is also found in possession of one Bank Locker. Searches are continuing.

SRI PULIJALA MADHAV RAO, PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, TATIKOL(V), DEVARAKONDA (M), NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Pulijala Madhav Rao, S/o age 48 years, Panchayat Secretary, Tatikol (V), Devarakonda (M), Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the ACB officials at the O/o MRO, Devarakonda Mandal at 5.05 p.m. on 5-2-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.8000/- as bribe from the Complainant to issue the Pass books for the complainant and his cousins. Right hand fingers of the Accused Officer yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.8000/- was recovered from his right hand at his instance.Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

SRI PADIGAL RAJAMOULI, FOREST SECTION OFFICER, KOULAS SECTION, JUKKAL(MANDAL), NIZAMABAD IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Padigal Rajamouli, S/o Pentaiah, age 56 years, Forest Section Officer, Koulas Section, Jukkal (M), Nizamabad District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at his room in Dondaga Vittal Complex, Bhanswada Mandal at 16.20 Hrs on 5-2-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.10,000/- as reward for recording the M.Book and to issue the cheque worth Rs.45,000/- for the execution of the percolation tank work by the complainant. The fingers of both hands of the Accused Officer and the table drawer surface when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. The tainted amount of Rs.10,000/- was recovered from the table drawer in his room at his instance.The Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

PENSION OF DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Government of Andhra Pradesh on 27-1-2007 issued orders permanently withholding the entire pension of Sri P. Krishna Reddy, former Deputy Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Department, Hyderabad in view of his conviction by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the A.C.B. the said Deputy Executive Engineer was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income to the tune of Rs.11,20,427/-.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT OF COMMERCIAL TAX DEPARTMENT REMOVED FROM GOVT. SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Smt Zareena Kulsum, Junior Asst., O/o the C.T.O., Saroornagar, R.R. district was removed from Government Service on 24-1-2007 after an enquiry by Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings.Earlier, the said Junior Assistant was trapped on 25-10-2002 by the Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant for issuing an assessment order.

SRI G. NAGESHWAR RAO, POLICE CONSTABLE – 6922 AND SRI AGHA NAYYAR, HOME GUARD, TASK FORCE, CENTRAL ZONE IN A.CB. NET

Sri Agha Nayyar, (AO-1), S/o Agha Abdul Khasim, age 33 years, Home Guard, Task Force, Central Zone was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at Vishal Bakery, Near Taj Mahal Hotel, Abids at 5.00 PM on 3-2-2007 when he along with G. Nageshwar Rao, PC 6922 (AO-2) of Task Force, Central Zone team earlier, demanded Rs.8,000/- as bribe from the Complainant for releasing the motorcycle of the Complainant illegally seized by the AOs 1 & 2 on 31-1-2007. AO-1 was caught red handed by ACB officials on 3-2-2007 while he was accepting the tainted amount of Rs.8,000/- from the Complainant. On seeing the ACB officials, the AO-1 threw the amount on the ground, which was recovered at his instance. Both hand fingers of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. AO-1 was arrested on 3-2-2007 and remanded to judicial custody. AO-2 was arrested on 4-2-2007 and is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

SRI. BANOTH KOTESWAR RAO, INDUSTRIAL PROMOTIONAL OFFICER,O/o DISTRICT INDUSTRIES, KHAMMAM IN ACB NET

Sri. Banoth Koteswar Rao, S/o Alia, age 52 years, Industrial Promotional Officer, O/o District Industries, Khammam was caught red handed by the A.C.B.officials at his office at 12.05 PM on 3.2.2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs. 2000/- as bribe from the Complainant to process the application of the Complainant and for issue of certificate of registration under SSI. Right hand fingers of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs. 2000/- was recovered from the possession of AO from the right side table drawer of the AO in his office. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

Hon’ble Additional Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad, convicted Sri G.Anjaneyulu, M.R.O., formerly at Amrabad (M), Mahabubnagar district on 25-1-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment, each for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently.Earlier, the said MRO was trapped by the officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau on 15-12-2001 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from a resident of Vatvarlapalle Village of Mahabubnagar district to send proposals to higher officials for construction of pucca houses under Indira Awas Yojana Housing Scheme for the Complainant and 11 other flood victims.

ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU UNEARTHES DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS WORTH OVER Rs.80 LAKHS BELONGING TO SRI LANKAPALLI GANDHI BABU, DY.M.R.O., NALLAJARLA MANDAL, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

Simultaneous searches were conducted by A.C.B. officials at Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry and Vizag covering the office, residence of M.L.Gandhi Babu, Dy.M.R.O. at Nallajarla and his close relatives on 02-02-2007 which has resulted in unearthing disproportionate assets worth over Rs.80 lakhs (Rupees Eighty lakhs only).The assets include 3 houses and 2 plots at Vizag, 2 houses and 4 plots at Tadepalligudem, one Ford Car and One Hero Honda Motor Cycle, cash of Rs.46,500/-, 192 grams of Gold Jewellery and house hold articles worth Rs.1,50,000/- etc., The inventory of the bank lockers is being taken.The Accused Officer is being arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for S.P.E. & A.C.B. cases, Vijayawada. The case is under investigation.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, O/o MRO, ALAIR, NALGONDA DISTRICT IN ACB NET.

Sri Paritala Sudhakar, S/o Venkata Subba Rao, age 50 years, Senior Assistant, O/o MRO, Alair, Nalgonda District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at MRO Office, Alair at 15.30 hrs. on 1-2-2007 when he demanded and accepted Rs.900/- as bribe from the complainant to issue pahani copies to the extent of 1.6 acres of the complainant. Both hands and purse of the Accused Officer, when subjected to chemical test yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.900/- was recovered from the possession of A.O. from his purse kept in his left side pant pocket. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

ADDL. ASSISTANT ENGINEER, (OP) AP. TRANSCO, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Case, Hyderabad convicted Sri S.A. Rahim, Addl. Asst. Engineer, A.P.TRANSCO (Operations), Peddavaduguru, Anantapur district on 19-1-2007 and sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay fine of Rs.2000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 6 months each for the offences u/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the Addl. Asst. Engineer, (Operations), A.P.TRANSCO, was trapped by officials of A.C.B. on 14-8-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- to show official favour in preparing estimates with regard to sanctioning of new service connection to the complainants bore well.

WORK INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN A.C.B TRAP CASE

Sri V. Ravindrudu, Work Inspector, A.P. State Housing Corporation Ltd., Anantapur district was dismissed from service by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 6-11-2006 in view of his conviction by the Addl. Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Earlier, Sri V. Ravindrudu, Work Inspector was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.500/- from the complainant.

FORMER ASSISTANT MANAGER, A.P.S.D.C.LTD, ONGOLE, PRAKASAM DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE.

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri M. Rama Mohan Reddy, former Asst. Manager, A.P.Seeds Development Corporation Ltd., Ongole, Prakasam district on 17-01-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- for the offence under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Special Judge further sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- for the offence under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the Officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from a farmer of Upparajuvari Palem Village, Nujendla Mandal, Guntur district for doing an official favour regarding procurement of 800 bags of Paddy seed.

MEDICAL OFFICER IN A.C.B NET

Dr.Y.V. Ratna Raju, working as Medical Officer in P.P. Unit, Government Community Hospital, Kovvur, was trapped today i.e. 01-02-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from Sri N.C.Shyam Babu, working as Senior Assistant in the same Unit for doing the favour of forwarding his application for transfer from Kovvur to the District Medical and Health Officer. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his shirt pocket. The A.O. is being arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for A.C.B. Cases, Vijayawada.

JANUARY - 2007

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

The Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad on 17-1-2007 convicted Sri Mohd.Fazlur Rahman former SI of Police, Dundigal P.S. Rangareddy dist. and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,500/- and in default of payment to suffer 6 months simple imprisonment each for the offences under sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C. Act 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Sub-Inspector of Police was trapped on 18-5-2000 by the officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.5000/- from a resident of Nampally on the pretext of lending support to the uncle of the complainant in purchasing lands for setting up of a packaging unit near Dundigal.

PENSION AND GRATUITY OF SENIOR ASSISTANT STOPPED IN FULL IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Government of A.P. on 12-1-2007 issued orders withholding the entire pension and gratuity of Sri V.Sekhar Reddy, formerly Senior Assistant, Office of the District Co-ordinator of Hospital Services, King Koti, Hyderabad as he was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for A.C.B. cases, Hyderabad and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment of one year and to pay a total fine of Rs.2000/- under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in a trap case. The said Senior Assistant was earlier trapped by the A.C.B. officials on 5-11-1998 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant to do official favour in getting him exonerated from a departmental charge and for sanction of 8 years selection grade increment.

CIVIL SUPPLIES INSPECTOR CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 12-1-2007 convicted Smt. D. Seethamahalakshmi, former Senior Checking Inspector, Nacharam area, O/o the Asst. Supply Officer, Circle No.II, Civil Supplies Department, Uppal, Ranga Reddy district and sentenced her to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,500/- and in default of payment, to suffer 3 months Simple Imprisonment, each, for the offences Under Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Senior Checking Inspector was trapped on 9-4-2001 by the officials of the ACB, when she demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant, for showing official favour to certify the sales register of Kerosene and essential commodities for April, 2001.

REVENUE INSPECTOR, OFFICE OF THE MANDAL REVENUE OFFICER, KODUMUR, KURNOOL TRAPPED

K. Seelappa, Revenue Inspector, Office of the Mandal Revenue Officer, Kodumur, Kurnool district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials on 25-01-2007 at 11.30 a.m. at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant V.Dastagiri, R/o Varukur Village, Kodumur Mandal, Kurnool district for showing official favour to insert the name of his father in pattadar passbook. The tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases in Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

FORMER ASSISTANT LINEMAN APSPDC LTD, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVCITED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore convicted Sri Sk.Nanne Saheb, former Assistant Lineman attached to the Office of the Asst. Engineer, APSPDCL, Nellore on 11-01-2007 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 7 of the P.C Act 1988 . The Special Judge also sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- for the offence under section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the P.C.Act 1988. Earlier, the above Accused Officer was trapped by the officials of ACB when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1000/- from a resident of Santhapet of Nellore Town for not disconnecting a meter placed in his house. After completion of investigation, a report was sent in Government recommending to prosecute him in a court of law.

SECTION OFFICER, FLYING SQUAD, FORST DEPARTMENT, KADAPA TRAPPED

Dola Ramaiah, Section Officer, Flying Squad, Forest Department, Kadapa was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 22-01-2007 at 11-00 a.m. at D.F.O. office, Kadapa when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.20,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant K.Pratap, S/o Subbaiah, 45 years, R/o Kadapa for showing official favour for releasing of vehicle and timber of the complainant. The tainted amount Rs.20,000/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers and inner linings of left side shirt pocket of the A.O. yielded positive results. The A.O. is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

TWO SENIOR ASSISTANTS OF MEDICAL & HEALTH DEPARTMENT WARANGAL ZONE IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Akula Rajender Rao, (AO-1) S/o Ramachander Rao, 32 years, Senior Assistant, B1 Section, and Sri Perala Ramanjaneyulu, (A.O2) S/o Venkatanarayana, 31 years both working in the O/o Regional Director, Medical and Health Department, Warangal Zone were caught red handed by ACB officials at the Office of the Deputy Director (Admn), O/o Regional Director, Medical & Health Dept. Warangal Zone at 5.05 PM on 19-1-2007 when AO-1 demanded and accepted Rs.30,000/- as bribe from the complainant through AO-2 to process the application and to issue the promotion orders of the wife of the complainant who is working as ANM at PHC Jayapur of Adilabad district. Left hand fingers of AO-1 yielded positive to chemical test and both hand fingers of AO-2 yielded positive result when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount of Rs.30,000/- was recovered from the pant pocket of AO-1 at his instance. Both the Accused Officers are bring arrested. They will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

LINEMAN, A.P.C.P.D.C.L., CHANDRAYANAGUTTA, HYDERABAD IS IN A.C.B NET

Sri Mohd. Mohizuddin, Linemen, Chandrayanagutta A.P.C.P.D.C.L., Hyderabad was caught red handed when he demanded and accepted the bribe of Rs.1,000/- on 18-01-2007 at about 12.15 P.M at Maqbool colony, Chandrayanagutta, Hyderabad for installation of “Domestic meter” in the residence of Sri Md. Vajid. The chemical test conducted on both hands of Sri Mohd Mohizuddin and his pant pocket yielded positive result. The A.C.B. officials recovered the bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from Sri Mohd Mohizuddin. He is being arrested and being produced before the Hon’ble special court for SPE and ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

PENSIONERY BENEFITS OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, P.T.C., KALYANIDAM, TIRUPATI WITHHELD IN ACB CASE

Sri K. Palaiah, Administrative Officer, formerly at Police Training College, Kalyanidam, Tirupati, Chittoor district (Retd) has been awarded punishment of withholding of pension and gratuity in full by the Government on 03-01-2007 following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Nellore who sentenced him to undergo one and half year Simple Imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/-. Earlier Sri K. Palaiah, Administrative Officer, formerly at Police Training College, Kalyanidam, Tirupati, Chittoor district (Retd) was trapped by ACB officials on 27-11-2000 at his office when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant for doing official favour by way of putting up a favourable note in response to remarks called for by the IGP (Trg), A.P., Hyderabad.

REVENUE DIVISIONAL OFFICER, VIKARABAD AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE RDO, VIKARABAD ARE IN A.C.B. NET

Smt. U. Achyuta Kumari, Revenue Divisional Officer, Vikarabad and Sri Ankusha Mahipal, Administrative Officer (AO), working in Revenue Divisional Office, Vikarabad are caught red handed when they demanded and accepted BRIBE of Rs.10,000/- on 12-01-2007 at about 1310 hours in their office for issuing “Blasting License” to Sri P.Rukkaiah. The RDO demanded the bribe and after ascertaining from the complainant that the bribe amount is brought instructed him to pay the same to the Administrative Officer and signed the required license which was pending. The Administrative Officer accepted the bribe amount with his right hand. The chemical test conducted on the right hand of Sri Ankusha Mahipal, yielded positive result. The A.C.B. officials recovered the above trap amount of Rs.10,000/- from Sri Ankusha Mahipal. They are being arrested and will be produced before the Hon’ble Special court for SPE and ACB Cases. Case is under investigation.

FOREST RANGE OFFICER CONVICTED IN A.C.B, TRAP CASE

Sri V. Ram Mohan, formerly Forest Range Officer, Bhoopalpally North, Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 30-12-2006 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 1 year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer simple imprisonment for 1 month, each under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the said Forest Range Officer was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 19-5-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from a retired Forest Section Officer for doing official favour of issuing a ‘ No Due Certificate’ and to send his earned leave encashment bill to the Sub-Treasury.

SANITARY INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Sri J. Babu Rao, former Sanitary Supervisor, Ward No.12, Circle 4, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad was dismissed from service by the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad on 4-1-07 consequent to his conviction in a trap case by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases. The Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted the said Sanitary Supervisor on 30-11-2006 and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year 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 suffer one month Simple Imprisonment. He was also sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500 for the offence under Sections 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and in default of payment of the fine, to suffer one month Simple Imprisonment. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, he was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 5-2-1999 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5000 from a contractor for showing the official favour of processing pending bills.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE ENGINEER, I & CAD DEPT, (SUDDAVAGU PROJECT – GADDANNA VAGU PROJECT) SUB-DIVISION-III BHAINSA, ADILABAD DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Sri Patha Venkata Ramana, S/o Rajesham, age 47 years, Deputy Executive Engineer, I & CAD Department, (Suddavagu Project – Gaddanna Vagu Project) Sub-Division-III, Bhainsa, Adilabad district was caught red handed by the A.C.B. officials at the residence of A.O. at 9.30 AM on 10-1-2007, when he demanded and accepted Rs.15,000/- as bribe from the complainant for showing official favour to forward final bill and to certify the Measurement Book of the complainant for the execution of work of providing civic amenities of laying internal roads in new Rehabilitation Colony in Linga-II Village, Bhainsa Mandal of Adilabad district. The right hand of the Accused Officer tested positive to chemical test. Tainted amount of Rs.15,000/- was recovered from the possession of AO from a shelf in the wall concealed behind a bag. Accused Officer is being arrested. He will be produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

CHIEF INSPECTOR OF A.P.S.R.T.C. REMOVED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri S.V. Ramana Rao, formerly Chief Inspector, APSRTC, Achampet Depot, Mahabubnagar district was removed from service by the APSRTC as he was convicted by the Hon’ble Addl. Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad, on 6-11-2006 and sentenced to undergo R.I. for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.3,000/- and in default, to suffer 6 months S.I., each, for the offences Under Secs.7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the P.C. Act, 1988. Earlier, the Accused Officer was trapped on 23-11-2000 by the Officials of the ACB, when he demanded and accepted a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- from a conductor for showing official favour in not sending an adverse report against him on an alleged alteration made by him in the statistical report.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE SUB-TREASURY, CHITTOOR TRAPPED

A.Chinnaraju Dorai, Senior Assistant, Office of the Sub-Treasury, Chittoor was caught red handed by the ACB officials on 9-01-2007 at 3.45 p.m., at his office when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.500/- as illegal gratification from the complainant M.Sambasiva Murthy, Pensioner (Retired Teacher), r/o Chittoor for showing official favour for transferring of Bank account of pension from Andhra Bank, Tirupati to S.B.I., Chittoor. The tainted amount Rs.500/- was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O., yielded positive results. The A.O., is arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases at Nellore. Case is under investigation.

DEPUTY TAHASILDAR AND CIVIL SUPPLIES REVENUE INSPECTOR DISMISSED FROM SERVICE

S/Sri B.Venkateswara Rao, Enforcement Deputy Tahasildar, Tenali Division and P.Jagan Mohan Rao, Civil Supplies Revenue Inspector, Tenali, Guntur district were dismissed from service on 29-12-2006 by the Government due to their conviction in a case of criminal misconduct by the court of Spl. Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Vijayawada. They were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a total fine of Rs.10,000/- each, in default to pay fine they were ordered to suffer Simple Imprisonment for a period of 3 months on two counts i.e under Sections 7 and 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, read with Section 34 IPC. Earlier, both the officials were trapped by the ACB officials on 13-12-1998, when they demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.6,000/- from the complainant to do the official favour for not registering a case against him.

FORMER PRINCIPALS AND STORE KEEPER, GOVT. ITI FOR GIRLS, CHITTEDU, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for speedy trial of ITI and DM & HO Cases at Hyderabad has convicted S/Sri. Vaka Raghava Rao, former Principal (now retired); M. Seshadri Balaji, former FAC Principal; Smt. A. Kamakshi, Store Keeper of Government ITI Tada, Nellore district and N. Venkataiah, former Dy. Training Officer, Govt. ITI, Mannanoor, Mahaboobnagar district on 21-12-2006. Accused Officers 1 to 3 were convicted for the offences punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Accused Officer 4 was convicted for the offences punishable under section 168 IPC and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple Imprisonment for 15 days. Earlier, this Bureau registered a case against the above Accused Officials on the allegation of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for stores in Government ITI, Tada, Nellore district. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute them in a court of law.

FORMER PRINCIPALS AND SENIOR ASSISTANT, GOVT. ITI FOR GIRLS, CHITTEDU, NELLORE DISTRICT CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for speedy trial of ITI and DM & HO Cases at Hyderabad has convicted S/Sri 1) N.Dasaradha Rama Reddy, 2) P. Visweswara Rao, 3) B.Hanumantha Rao, former Principals (now retired), 4) Zaheerkhan, former Senior Assistant of Government ITI for Girls, Chittedu, Nellore district and 5) N.Venkataiah, former Dy. Training Officer, ITI, Mannanoor, Mahaboobnagar district on 21-12-2006. Accused Officers 1 to 4 were convicted for the offence punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for one month. Accused Officer-5 was convicted for the offence punishable under section 168 IPC and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for six months and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple Imprisonment for 15 days. Earlier, this Bureau registered a case against the above Accused Officials on the allegation of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for the stores in ITI, Nellore. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute them in a court of law.

FORMER PRINCIPAL AND STORE KEEPER, GOVT ITI FOR BOYS, NELLORE CONVICTED IN ACB CASE

The Special Judge for speedy trial of ITI and DM & HO Cases at Hyderabad has convicted Sri K.Jayarami Reddy, former Principal (now retired) and Sri Sk. Jeelani Basha, former Store Keeper of Government ITI for Boys, Nellore on 21-12-2006 and sentenced them to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- each and in default of payment of fine to undergo simple imprisonment for one month for the offence punishable under section 13 (2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.A. Act, 1988.Earlier, this Bureau registered a case against the above Accused Officials on the allegation of corruption and misappropriation of Government funds in purchase of materials for stores in Government ITI, Tada, Nellore district. After completion of investigation, a report was sent to Government recommending to prosecute them in a court of law.

OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMEOPATHY, DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB CASE

Sri Mohd. Shafee, Office Superintendent Office of the Indian Medicine & Homeopathy, Hyderabad, has been dismissed from service by the Government on 2-1-2007 consequent to his conviction in a case of criminal misconduct by the court of Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases. Earlier, the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 10-11-2006 convicted him along with other officials of the Office of the Indian Medicine & Homeopathy, Hyderabad and a private person Sri J.B.R. Palakollu. They were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default to suffer simple imprisonment, each for the offences under Section 13 (1) (d) read with 13 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and Sections 420 read with 120-B of Indian Penal Code. All the substantive sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, during the course of investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, the said officials were found to have committed irregularities in collusion with the private person and converted one table manufacturing unit into a Air-conditioned unit at an exorbitant cost of Rs.3,76,000/- and caused wrongful loss of Rs.2,44,126 to the Government.

COMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER CONVICTED IN A TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Smt.K.Shanthamma formerly Commercial Tax Officer, Malkajgiri Circle, Tirumalagiri x Road, Secunderabad on 29-12-2006 and sentenced her to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- and in default, to suffer one month simple Imprisoment each, for the offences under Sections 7 and 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier the said Commercial Tax Officer was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27-3-2000, when she demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for showing the official favour of issuing final assessment order.

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CONVICTION OF HUDA OFFICIAL ACB TRAP CASE

The Andhra Pradesh High Court dismissed the Criminal Appeal filed by Sri K.Ramanath, former Assistant Planning Officer, H.U.D.A., Hyderabad, questining his conviction and sentence ordered by the Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad and confirmed the order of conviction. The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad had convicted the above Accused Officer and sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Improsnment for two years and to pay a fine of Rs.4,000/-. Earlier, Sri K.Ramanath, formerly A.P.O., was trapped by the officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 27-3-1996, when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from an Industrialist for processing the building plan of his proposed Industry.

A.P. TRANSCO OFFICIALS CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sri S.Satyanarayana Goud, Lineman Sri K.Balchander @ Balachandram, Asst. Lineman and Sri B.Vittal, Line Inspector, Madnoor Mandal A.P.Transco of Nizamabad on 30-12-2006 and sentenced each one of them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year and to pay a fine of Rs.500/- and in default, to suffer one month simple imprisonment, for the offences under sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Both the sentences were ordered to run concurrently. Earlier, the above Accused Officers were trapped on 22-9-2001 when they demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.3,500/- from a complainant for doing official favour of replacement of old defective meter with a new one.

SENIOR ASSISTANT, PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE, YELLAYAPALEM, NELLORE DISTRICT DISMISSED FROM SERVICE IN ACB TRAP CASE

Government of A.P. in G.O.Ms.No.870, dated 22-12-2006 have dismissed Sri D.V. Krishnaiah, former Senior Assistant, Primary Health Centre, Yellayapalem, Kodavallur Mandal, Nellore district from service following his conviction by the Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Nellore. Earlier, the said D.V.Krishnaiah was trapped by Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on 20-1-2001 when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1500/- as illegal gratification from a retired Public Health Nurse for doing official favour in processing the papers of her pensionary benefits and for the arrangement of early payment.

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, CONVICTED IN ACB TRAP CASE

The Addl.Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad convicted Sri A.Obulapathi, Village Administrative Officer, Chagaleru village, Chilamathur Mandal, Anantapur district on 18-12-2006. He sentenced the Accused Officer to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two years and to pay fine of Rs.2,000/- and in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 6 months each for the offence U/s.7 & 13 (1) (d) r/w Sec.13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Earlier, the Village Administrative Officer was trapped by officials of ACB on 22-6-2000 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.4,500/- from Sri S.Subbi Reddy, S/o S.Narasimha Reddy, Kanugamakulapalli village to do official favour in issuance of cheques pertaining to compensation for failture of crop.

A.S.I., BEGUMPETA P.S., DAULATABAD MANDAL, MEDAK DISTRICT IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Md. Bavuddin, S/o Sri Kamruddin, age 54 years, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Begumpeta Police Station, Daulatabad Mandal of Medak district (A.O.1) was caught red handed i.e. on 05-01-2007 at 4.00 P.M. at Narsimha Goud Hotel, near Begumpeta Police Station, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant through Sri Md. Ghouse, s/o Sri Musa, age 26 years, S.T.D. Booth Owner for arresting the alleged accused and to produce them in the court and to ensure that they are fined in a non-cognizable case. Chemical Test conducted on both hand fingers of Sri Md. Ghouse (A2) yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) was recovered from the left side pant pocket of Sri Md. Ghouse (A2) at his instance. A.O.1 and A.2 were arrested. They will be produced before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Case is under investigation.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY IN A.C.B NET

Sri Akula Kondaiah, Panchayat Secretary, Vavilala Panchayat, Krishna district, was trapped on 04-01-2007 evening when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of preparing and forwarding Pattadar Pass-books in respect of lands of his father who died seven years ago to the M.R.O. The A.O accepted the bribe amount directly and his right hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical tests. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket. The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Vijayawada.

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY, THIPPANNAPETA GRAM PANCHAYAT, JAGITIAL MANDAL, KARIMNAGAR DISTRICT IN ACB NET

Kalwakuntla Satyanarayana Rao, Panchayat Secretary, Thippannapeta Gram Panchayat, Jagitial Mandal, Karimnagar district was caught red handed by the ACB Officials today i.e. on 05-01-2007 at 10.45 A.M. at his residence at Jagitial when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.1,000/- as illegal gratification from the complainant Sri Ravuthu Raji Reddy, R/o Gopalraopeta Village, Jagitial Mandal, Karimngar district for doing official favour to deliver pattadar passbook and title deed book of agricultural land of the complainant issued by M.R.O. Jagitial. The tainted amount was seized at the instance of A.O. The chemical test conducted on the right hand fingers of the A.O. yielded positive result.The A.O. was arrested. He is being produced before the Hon’ble Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, at Hyderabad.Case is under investigation

PANCHAYAT SECRETARY IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Kommari Prasad, Panchayat Secretary, Kothapatnam Panchayat, Nellore district, was trapped today i.e. 04-01-2007 when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complainant for doing the official favour of preparing and forwarding Pattadar Pass-books in respect of lands purchased by him to the M.R.O. The A.O. accepted the bribe amount directly and both his hand fingers tested positive when subjected to chemical test. The tainted amount was recovered from his pant pocket.The A.O. is being arrested. He will be produced before the Special Judge for ACB Cases, Nellore.

INSPECTOR OF POLICE CONVICTED IN A.C.B CASE

The Principal Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases, Hyderabad pronounced judgement on 28th December, 2006 convicting Sri Shaik Basheeruddin @ Basheer, former Inspector of Police, Malkajgiri P.S., Ranga Reddy district, and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for eighteen months and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/- and in default, to suffer three months of simple imprisonment for the offence punishable under section 13 (1) (e) r/w 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.Earlier, during the course of investigation of a case registered by the A.C.B. against the said Inspector of Police on 18-2-1992, he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of Rs.11,66,126-51.

MANAGER, ENGINEERING, JEEDIMETLA SECTION, DIVISION XII, H.M.W.S & S.B. IN A.C.B. NET

Sri Enagula Rama Rao, S/o Sri Kommariah age 33 years, Manager, Engineering, Jeedimetla Section, Division XII, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board was caught red handed today i.e. on 03-01-2007 at 10.15 A.M. at his office situated in Jeedimetla, when he demanded and accepted an amount of Rs.16,000/- (Rupees Sixteen Thousand only) as bribe from the complainant for preparing the estimate, to issue the work permit and also to prepare the final bill worth Rs.1.5 lakhs of the complainant. Chemical test conducted on both hand fingers of A.O. and left side shirt pocket of A.O. yielded positive result. Tainted amount of Rs.16,000/- (Rupees Sixteen Thousand only) was seized from the left side pocket of the A.O. at his instance.A.O. was arrested. He will be produce before Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad.Case is under investigation.

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

Sri A. Sreedhar Raju, formerly MPDO, Nekkonda Mandal of Warangal district was convicted by the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad on 22-12-2006 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, the said MPDO was trapped by the officials of the ACB on 18-7-1999 when he demanded and accepted illegal gratification of Rs.1500/- from a person of Phanikar Village of Nekkonda Mandal, Warangal district to show official favour for processing the DRDA statement relating to sanction of loan to buy a tractor under C.M.E.Y. Scheme