Jaipur: A superintendent engineer of the mining and geology department was caught red-handed when taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh in Rajasthan’s Kota district on Wednesday, an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) official said.
According to a complaint filed by contractor Rajendra Kumar, the accused, Panna Lal Meena, had demanded Rs 2 lakh from him for favour in a project.
The deal was settled at Rs 1 lakh, Bundi district ACB DSP Tarunkant Somani said.
He said the accused was caught red-handed on Wednesday when accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe.
The money was recovered and a case was registered against the accused under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.