ACB arrests Medak Addl. Collector for accepting Rs 1.12 cr bribe

Hyderabad(Hyd): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Wed. detained an extra collector for reportedly insisting & accepting a bribe of INR 1.12 cr for granting a no-objection certificate (NOC) to a human in a land transaction.

Aside from Medak dist.’s extra collector G Nagesh, the ACB officials also detained 3 different revenue authorities B Aruna Reddy, Narsapur revenue divisional official, Abdul Sattar, tehsildar (stop revenue official) of Chilpiched stop & Mohd Waseem Ahmed, junior assistant within the workplace of Medak Survey & Land Reports, for assisting the extra collector.

1 Kola Jeevan Goud, a suspected benami of the extra collector, has been also detained. “They’ll be produced before the special court for ACB instances in Hyderabad(Hyd) on Thu.,” an officer announcement from that director-general of Telangana (TL) ACB stated.

The ACB officials performed on a case registered by 1 K Linga Murthy on Aug 22 stating that he’d reached the revenue authorities of Medak dist. for issuing a NOC for buying of 112.21 acres of land in Chippalaturthi village of Narsapur stop in Feb this yr..

The complainer mentioned that the extra collector insisted INR 1.12 cr as a bribe in the rate of INR One lakh per acre to problem NOC for the transaction. 2 instalments of the insisted bribe value INR 40 lakh have been made payment by this complainer by this 1st week of Aug. Although, Murthy couldn’t prepare money for the rest number of bribe to the extra collector.

Instead, Nagesh inquired him to register 5 acres of land within the name of his own benami Kola Jeevan Goud & collected an Settlement of Sale dated Aug 21 for the same. “G Nagesh also taken 8 signed blank cheques from Murthy as surety until the registration of land,” the ACB announcement read.

The complainer also made payment INR five lakh to the different employees members involving Waseem Ahmed, B Aruna Reddy & Abdul Sattar according to the guidelines of the extra collector, for processing the file & completing the pending survey work (5).