Assistant clerk Prakash Naik and bill collector Pratap Singh of Yellapur Town Panchayat were caught red-handed by Lokayukta Deputy Superintendent of P Umesh Shivalli and Inspector B.A. Biradar and their team on Monday while he was receiving a bribe of Rs. 4,000 from Manjunath Hegde of Udhyamanagar. The accused had been seeking bribe since three months for issuing a document related to Mr. Hegde’s house. Based on a complaint from Mr. Hegde, the Lokayukta police trapped the accused. — Correspondent

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