ACB arrests T’gana electricity dept engineer for taking bribe

The Anti corruption bureau nabbed a govt employee at TSSPDCL for allegedly accepting a bribe.

Hyderabad: A government employee at Telangana State Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSSPDCL) was arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau in Hyderabad for allegedly accepting and demanding a bribe worth Rs 35,000.

The accused identified as Gajawada Manohar who was working as a Divisional Engineer (Commercial) in Chief General Manager (Commercial) office. He was caught red-handed by the ACB officials on Thursday at his chamber, an official statement said.

The currency was also recovered from the possession of the accused officer. The accused officer has been arrested. He was produced before the court in Hyderabad, it added. Further investigation is underway.

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