MESCOM Shikaripura ju­nior en­gi­neer falls into ACB trap

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Shiva­mogga: The Anti Cor­rup­tion Bu­reau (ACB) po­lice, in a raid, caught red-handed a MESCOM ju­nior en­gi­neer of Shikaripura, Man­jappa , here on Tues­day, Novem­ber 27.

Man­jappa had de­manded Rs 3 Lakh from a farmer named Ramappa, to have a trans­former in­stalled in his land un­der the Akrama Sakrama scheme.

As a to­ken of ad­vance, Ramappa gave Rs 25000 to Man­jappa on Tues­day noon, dur­ing which the ACB po­lice caught Man­jappa with the bribe amount.

The ACB po­lice re­cov­ered the bribe amount im­me­di­ately and took ju­nior en­gi­neer Man­jappa into cus­tody.

The raid was con­ducted by ACP DSP Chan­drappa, In­spec­tor Tippeswamy, staff Vas­anth, Na­garaj, Lachcha Naik, Har­ish and Srini­vas.

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