ONGOLE: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials trapped a horticulture officer at Kanigiri in Prakasam district on Saturday while he was allegedly accepting bribe from farmers.

According to the officials, the officer, Tirumala Rao, demanded Rs. 6,000 from farmers for issuing permits to them which would enable them get a subsidy of Rs. 15,000. The farmers complained to ACB officials who laid the trap.