ACB nabs VMC official in bribe case

VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of ACB conducted a surprise check at Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) office here on Thursday. The officials nabbed VMC chief accounts officer Y Siva Shankar Rao  while taking a bribe of `50,000 from a manager working under a contractor to clear a cheque of `38 lakh.

Based on the information from the complainant, a team of ACB officials conducted a surprise check at the VMC office in the afternoon and came to know that Siva Shankar has demanded `50,000 from a manger working under a contractor.

“Earlier also, Siva Shankar was nabbed by ACB officials while accepting a bribe of `20,000 in Rajahmundry. As per the rules, an official caught by ACB should not be deployed in priority posts until the case has been solved,” said ACB DG RP Thakur.Thakur said that they would bring the issue Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar’s notice to avoid recurrence of such incidents in future. 

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