Berhampur,03/10/19: A. Laxmi Prasad Rao, Ex- Senior Assistant (Retired), re-engaged as Office Assistant on contractual basis, Berhampur Municipal Corporation,(BeMC) has been caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance, Berhampur Division for demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.25,000/- from complainant Sri Nilanchala Sahu of Prem Nagar, Berhampur, in order to process the file for re-allotment of Municipality shop in his favour.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on 3.10.2019 at evening hours, Accused A. Laxmi Prasad Rao, Contractual Senior Assistant was caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance, Berhampur Division in front of Pidha Hotel, Berhampur while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.25,000/- from complainant Sri Sahu. The bribe money was recovered and seized in presence of witnesses.
His both hands wash gave positive chemical reaction, confirming acceptance and handling of bribe money by him. His Government quarter at Prem Nager, Berhampur and house at native village- Kularsingh, under Puroshottampur, limit, Ganjam are being searched. He has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court.