bda: Bengaluru: BDA engineer, surveyor held for bribery | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: An assistant executive engineer (AEE) and a surveyor of Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) were on Monday arrested on charges of demanding and receiving bribe from a person constructing a building.
The arrested are AEE Manjunath and surveyor Jayaram, both attached to RT Nagar BDA.
According to a press release by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Jayaram was caught red-handed while accepting bribe on behalf of Manjunath. A private person was constructing a building at RT Nagar. A few days ago, Manjunath visited the spot, directed work be stopped and demanded Rs 5 lakh for them to proceed with the same. Later, Manjunath directed the person concerned to contact Jayaram and hand over the cash to him, the release added.
A trap was laid on Monday and ACB sleuths caught Jayaram while accepting Rs 2 lakh, the first instalment of the bribe. “Based on Jayaram’s statement, we arrested Manjunath,” ACB sleuths said.

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