A Commercial Tax Officer who allegedly took a Rs 50,000 bribe for issuing way bills to a businessman was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau officials in Piduguralla of Guntur district on Friday.

A bureau press release said, the CTO Thumma Bhaskar working in Guntur District was caught red handed by the A.C.B. Officials at his residence at Piduguralla. The bribe amount was recovered from the top of the table drawer from his residence.

The CTO is being produced in the court of Special Judge for SPE & ACB Cases in Vijayawada.