ANDHRA PRADESH

Forest official in ACB net

HYDERABAD: The ACB officials on Tuesday arrested Lakka Prasad, Mudakpally Forest Section Officer, in Nizamabad district, after they ‘caught’ him accepting a bribe of Rs.4,000 from the complainant for doing an official favour. Prasad had demanded the amount for signing the check measurements book and forwarding it to the forest range officer, a press release said. The officials recovered the tainted cash and seized the book. He is being produced before the Principal Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, Hyderabad. Investigation is on.

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