A Village Administrative Officer of Themangalam was arrested and remanded for demanding a bribe here on Thursday.

Gunasekaran had demanded Rs. 500 from a person for name change. Based on a complaint, a vigilance team led by Rangaraj, Deputy Superintendent of Police, and inspectors Ramesh Kumar and Chitravelu, laid a trap and arrested the VAO while accepting a bribe at his office.

He has been remanded in judicial custody. — Staff Reporter

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