ACB sleuths led by Deputy SP N. Sanjeeva Rao caught Assistant Executive Engineer in Rural Water Works P. Kirankumar red-handed at his home while accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000 from a water works contractor, M. Ganga Reddy, on Wednesday morning.

Vexed at the demand for a bribe of Rs.10,000 for sanction of a bill for pipeline-laying work at Kesapur village in Jakranpally mandal, the complainant approached ACB.