BBMP officer gets jail term
He had demanded ₹2.5 lakh for khata transfer
The 23rd City Civil and Session court convicted an assistant revenue officer of BBMP under Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced him to four years imprisonment and fine of ₹3 lakh.
Lingaiah was working in Mahalakshmipuram ward and had demanded ₹2.5 lakh from a person for khata transfer. He was caught red-handed by ACB officials while accepting an advance of ₹1 lakh in March 2017.
ACB officials filed a chargesheet and submitted to the court. After a trial lasting three years, the court found him guilty.