Officials of the DVAC on Thursday arrested a VAO on charges of taking bribe from a petitioner at Ponneri near here.

According to sources, D. Sridhar (37) of Minjur lodged a complaint with DVAC Deputy Superintendent of Police K. Ponnuchamy that V. Mallika (55), VAO of Ponneri, was demanding Rs.3,000 bribe for issuing patta to a property.

A special team arrested Mallika soon after she took the bribe in her office.

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