Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths caught red-handed a Regional Fire Officer S.E. Lakappa on the charge of accepting bribe of ₹ 75,000 in Kalaburagi on Tuesday.
According to ACB, Lakappa sought the money from Nagaraj Mareppa when the latter submitted an application seeking a No Objection Certificate for starting a new college.
A team led by ACB Superintendent of Police Mahesh Meghannanavar caught Lakappa red-handed while he was receiving the bribe from Nagaraj Mareppa at his office on Tuesday afternoon. The accused has been arrested.