Udhagamandalam: One person was held on a graft charge near here on Monday. According to Feroz Khan Abdullah, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Vigilance and Anti Corruption, Rajappan, an employee of the Panchayat Office in Ketti, had demanded a bribe of
Rs. 600 from Saravanan a farmer of Ketti for issuing a name transfer certificate. Saravanan had informed the vigilance authorities.
A trap was set and Rajappan was nabbed
by a team led by
Inspector Gerald Alexander while he was accepting the bribe.