Staff Reporter

NELLORE: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) caught an Assistant Engineer (AE) of the Andhra Pradesh State Housing Corporation Limited accepting a bribe from a beneficiary at Kovur on Thursday.

A case has been registered against the official, B. Chenchaiah. The beneficiary’s husband, Shiek Hafeez Basha, tipped off the ACB, which laid a trap.

The ACB team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) V.S.R. Chowdhary and Inspectors Y. Janardhana Rao and P. Srinivasa Rao, nabbed Chenchaiah as Mr. Basha was handing him the marked notes.