SDA of food safety and standards dept, trapped and arrested by Lokayukta officials accepting Rs.50,000 bribe from contractor

Pramesh S Jain

Lokayukta officials on Monday trapped a Second Division Assistant of Food Safety and Standards Department,red handed while receiving a bribe from a contractor for an official favour.

The accused SDA,Shashikumar had demanded Rs. 50,000 from contractor Vinay,who had supplied AC to the office and submitted the bill .

Shashikumar had demanded the bribe to clear the pending bills.Based on the complaint,a team of officials trapped Shashikumar red handed and arrested him under Prevention of Corruption Act.