Warangal welfare officer trapped by ACB

WARANGAL: Deputy social welfare officer R Prabhakar was trapped by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while allegedly accepting bribe here on Friday. According to authorities, Prabhakar demanded Rs 30,000 from a grade-II hostel warden Muniruddin for promoting him as grade-I warden.

Muniruddin had agreed to pay Rs 15,000 on Friday and after getting the promotion was supposed to pay the remaining amount. He informed the ACB authorities about Prabhakar’s demand and as per their agreement Muniruddin went to the collectorate to hand over Rs 15,000. ACB DSP Sridhar and his staff rushed to the office and Prabhakar was caught red handed while accepting Rs 15,000 bribe from Muniruddin. A case has been registered.