Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-corruption (DVAC) police here arrested Pasupathi, VAO of Thirukanurpatti and two of his assistants when they received a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from V. Balamurugan of Kazhanivasal near Karaikudi on Tuesday.
Balamurugan, a developer puchased 7,000 sq.ft. of land near Vallam.
For the patta transfer, he approached VAO Pasupathi of Thirukanurpatti who allegedly demanded Rs. 1 lakh. Finally, he settled for payment of Rs. 10,000 . Later, Balamurugan filed a complaint with the DVAC. A team caught the VAO and his assistants red-handed while receiving the amount.