Anti-Corruption Bureau

Anti-Corruption Bureau is a specialized agency under Karnataka Government responsible for collection of intelligence with regard to corruption, maintaining liaison with the various Departments of Government through their Vigilance Officers, enquiries into complaints about bribery and corruption, investigation and prosecution of offences pertaining to bribery and corruption and tasks relating to preventive aspects of corruption. The Bureau handles all cases registered under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Besides this, the Bureau conducts enquiries based on the information/petitions received from various agencies like Government, Lokayukta, etc. and also on the information/petitions received from the public containing specific and verifiable allegations of corruption against Public Servants.


This Bureau was established by the G.O No. DPAR 14 SELOU 2016, Dated 14th March 2016 and functions directly under the administrative control of the DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS (DPAR) of Karnataka state Government. The Bureau is headed by a senior IPS Officer of the rank of Addl. Director General of Police.   An Officer of the rank of Inspector General of Police in turn assists ADGP.   The Bureau is having two S.Ps. i.e., SP, Headquarters and SP, Administration.  The Bureau is divided into 7 Ranges in the State. i.e Central Range, Southern Range, Eastern Range, Western Range, Northern Range, North-Eastern Range, Bellari Range.  Each range is headed by a rank of Superintendent of Police and comprises 3-4 Districts.  Each District has a ACB Police Station headed by Officer of the rank of Dy. Superintendent of Police who is the Station House Officer. 

Bangalorean will cover all the activities from ACB.

ACB Raid at Different places

ACB raided places of 4 officials on corruption charges. Searches are being conducted on at 14 different places in the State for alleged disproportionate assets against public servants.  The officers under scrutiny are : Narayanaswami M B, Joint Commissioner tax appeals 5, Shantinagara, Bangalore. Raids are being conducted by in coordination of teams of ACB […]

ACB raid across Karnataka State

ACB is raiding and searching across the State of Karnataka and are on currently against officials with alleged disproportionate assets. The officials who are being under the scanner includes : 1. Kallappa M Hosamai Chemistry professor Karnataka University Dharwad Earlier registrar at KUD 2. Uday D Chabbi AEE PWD Joida subdivision Uttara Kannada 3. Mahadevappa […]

Second Division Assistant caught by ACB

A Second division assistant (SDA) was allegedly caught by ACB while taking a bribe of Rs.3 lakhs on 31.05.2019. Mr. Vasudev who was posted at the Department of Health and Family Welfare Office at Indiranagar was trapped by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB).  He is accused of demanding a bribe of Rs.3 lakh to issue […]

Raid by ACB at Marathahalli – Bengaluru

On 25.5.2019 the ACB , Bengaluru City Police team officials set a trap to catch Sri. Chandrashekar.N who is 40 years old is an Assessor, Bellandur Ward No.150 who is a Marathahalli Zone BBMP Official. He was caught by DSP Jagadeesh and Team while accepting a bribe of Rs.12,000/-. A resident of Kasavanahalli, Mudaliar Layout […]

Bengaluru Rural ACB raid – Sollur village

On 03.05.2019 the ACB of Bengaluru Rural caught Sri. Lakshman H.R. while accepting a bribe of Rs.15000/- A resident of Devanahalli Taluk, Kundana Hobli, Sollur Village is having a Sollur village katha no.5 having land at the village.  Out of which 2 acres of land in 2008 was registered illegally in another person’s name vide […]

ACB raid on Assistant Engineer

On 24.10.2019, ACB Bengaluru caught Sri. Shivu (Shivakumar) Meter Reader while accepting a bribe of Rs.1,10,000/- on behalf of Sri. Tousiff, Assistant executive Engineer (A.E) A Resident of Bengaluru had applied for the conversion of electric connection from Residential to commercial at Commercial Tariff, Assistant Executive Engineers Office, BESCOM, E-10, Sub-division, Pai Layout, Bengaluru. Sri. […]

BESCOM official caught by ACB

The ACB officials of Benglauru caught Mr.Shiva while accepting a bribe of Rs.1.1 lakh. The complainant had applied for conversion of domestic meter to commercial   (class 2 to class 3) at the BESCOM, Kaggadasanapura Officer.   The accused BECCOM Assistant Engineer Tausif had demanded Rs.1.10 lakh to get the work done. Both are arrested and the […]

Bengaluru Anti corruption Bureau – Magadi

On 09.04.2019 ACB, Bengaluru caught Sri. V.S.Sabarish and Sri. Hulluraiah while accepting a bribe of Rs. 7 lakh.  Both have been suspended.  A real estate agent from Bengaluru had sold some sites in 2013.  As there were some discrepency in the site,  the purchasers of the sites had asked for resale of the property. Previously […]

Bengaluru – Bengaluru rural – ACB raid

On 5.4.2019, ACB Bengaluru caught Sri. Bhaskar Siddramappa Chowra while accepting a bribe of Rs.15000/- A resident of Bengaluru wanted to register the house which he had purchased.  He went to Sub-registrar’s office, Chikkajala hobli to submit application.   Sri. Bhaskar Siddaramappa Chowra, Sub-registrar, Jala Sub-Registrar office, Chikkajala, Bengaluru had demanded a bribe of Rs.15000/- for […]

ACB Raid – Koratagere – Tumakuru

On 01.04.2019 ACB, Tumakuru nabbed Sri. Suresh  M.D., Group D Clerk while taking a bribe of Rs.10000/-.  The bribe was accepted on the instructions of Sri. Janardhan M.K. A resident of Tumakuru Zilla, Pavagada Taluk Grade – 3 cotnractor, Koratagere Town Panchayat was allotted a contract through E-Procurement for the construction of Samudhaya Bhavan (Community […]

Chikkaballapur – ACB raid

On 27th March 2019 Chikkaballapur ACB raided Sri. Mohan Rao Beeradar while accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- An electric contractor from Chikkaballapur city, Chamarajpet on behalf of farmers of Hosuru had submitted an application to install transformer to the borewell under Akrama-Sakrama Scheme. Sri Mohan Rao Beeradar, Assistant Engineer (V), C.O & M Division had […]

Kalburgi – ACB raid

On 27th March Sri Chandrashekar Ventakapaiah Salake took Rs.50000/- from the compliant and while handing over the same to Sri. Kirhsna Murthy, Branch head, MSIL office, Kalburgi was caught by the ACB. A resident of Kalburgi Zilla, Chittapura Taluk, Muthimudda village had requested for a recommendation letter from DLO Zilla office to submit to Gemini […]

Bangarpete Taluk – ACB raid

On 27th March 2019, the ACB team of Kolar caught Sri. Muniyappa while taking a bribe of Rs.5000/-. A resident of Kolar Zilla, Bangarapete Taluk, Kasabha Hobli, Tammenahalli had applied for a E-swathu certificate for his residential house at Chinnakote Gram Panchayat office. Sri G.Muniyappa, Secretary, Chinnakote Gram Panchayat, Bangarpete Taluk demanded a sum of […]

ACB raid at Kolar zilla

On 23rd March 2019, the ACB branch Kolar raided and caught red hand Sri. Y.Shankar Reddy while accepting a bribe of Rs.3000/-  He is been arrested.  A resident of Kolla zilla, Vemagal Hobli, Dhana Matnahalli village wanted to have  voter identify list with photos as he wanted to contest elections as a candidate from Republican […]

Raid – Dakshinna Kannada ACB

On 20th March 2019, the Dakshinna Kannada ACB caught Raghav. D. a junior Engineer (V) MESCOM, Bycompadhi branch office, Mangalore while accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- A first class electric contractor from Mangalore had applied on behalf for of a client for a new connection.  Raghav.D  Junior Engineer(V), MESCOM, Bycompadhi branch office, Mangalore had demanded […]

ACB raid – Mr.Varnekar

Vignesh a resident of Udupi zilla, Karkala Taluk had visited the Bengaluru Air-show and had lost his car in the fire accident.  He had already paid road tax amounting to Rs.65000/-.  He approached Sri . R.M.Varnekar, Assistant Transport Officer to get back the paid amount.  The ATO demanded Rs.6500/- to do the same.  When Vignesh […]

ACB raid at Tumakuru Zilla

On 13.03.2019 ACB, Tumakuru Zilla, Pavagada Taluk raided C.Chetan, Village Accountant while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.3000/- A resident  of Tumakuru zilla, Pavagada Taluk, Nagalamadeke hobli, Palavalli Village had applied for a Khata for inherited land property. Sri. C.Chetan, Village Accountant, Thirumani circle had demanded Rs.4000/- to do the same. The bribe amount has […]

ACB raid – RTO Rajajinagar

ACB raid was conducted at Rajajinagar, Bengaluru RTO office and the officials seized Rs. 8.72 lakhs. A complaint was received about middlemen operating at RTO, Rajajinagar.  ACB Bengaluru city unit conduced searches at RTO office and adjoining shops. The ACB seized Rs.872681.00 in cash from shops and office which had no proper explanation.  The officials […]

ACB raid – Manchanayakanahalli panchayat

ACB, Ramnagara  conducted a raid on 20.02.2019 and arrested Sri. Shamid Olekar while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.100000/- A resident of RPC Layout, Bengaluru owns 0.33 guntas of land at Bidadi Hobli, Machanayakanahalli Panchayat bearing Survey No. 43/6.  He wanted to convert the land for commercial purpose to nuild a hospital.  He had applied […]

Attur Layout ACB Raid

On 28.01.2019, the officials of ACB, Bengaluru trapped Sri.Kantharaju while accepting a bribe of Rs.11,000/- A resident of Bengaluru city, Attur Layout had applied for a Khata extract.  Sri.Kantharaju, ARO Office, Yelahanka New Town, BBMO had demanded a bribe of Rs.15,000/- to do the same. The bribe amount has been seized and a case is […]

ACB raid – Jigani hobli

On 24.01.2019 the officials of ACB, Bengaluru trapped Sri. Hemachandra while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.9000/-. Secretary of Neralluru Co-operative Milk Federation, Anekal taluk, Jigani hobli had sought for vouchers (Expenses) concerning federation elections.  Sri. Hemachandra, SDI Sahakara Soudha,     Malleshwaram Bengaluru had demanded a bribe of Rs.10000/- to issue the vouchers. The bribe amount […]

ACB raid at Bellary taluk, Jallibenche village

On 16.01.2019 the officials of ACB from Bellary, Jallibenche trapped and arrested Sri. Shashidhar when he was accepting a bribe amount of Rs.10000/- The 8 residents who belongs to the SC/ST community of Bellary taluk, Jallibenche were sanctioned Rs.7,80,000/- by the Deputy Commissioner under SC/ST category.   Sri Shashidhar, Village accountant had demanded a bribe of […]

ACB raid at Bandenallasandra village

On 08.01.2019 the ACB, Anekal taluk arrested Sri. Manjunatha Swamy while accepting a bribe of Rs.6000/-. Anekal taluk, Jigani Hobli, Bandenallasandra village Milk Federation Corporation Secretary had submitted documents for conducting elections for the federation. To verify and to recommend the papers, Sri. Manjunatha Swamy, Co-operative development officer, Anekal Taluk had demanded  a bribe of […]

ACB case against J.S.Mohan Kumar

On 04.01.2019 a government official by name Sri. J.S. Mohan Kumar was caught with a bag containing Rs.2576000/- at Vidhana Soudha premises.  At that time, a case was registered at Vidhana Soudha police station.  On 08.01.2019 the case was transferred to ACB, Bengaluru. Accordingly a case has been registered at ACB Office. Bengaluru against Sr. […]

ACB Raid in Bangalore and Other Places

ACB teams conducted raids across the State since early morning 28.12.2018. 17 places corresponding to 5 Government officials were searched. The search took place at Bengaluru, Chintamani, Mysuru, Hunasuru, Udupi, Davanagere, Chikkamagaluru, Mangaluru and Karwar. The raided officials are mentioned below : Sri. R . Shridhar Additional Registrar, Co-operative society, Bengaluru. The properties in his […]

ACB raid – different places – Karnataka

ACB raid took place at different places in Karnataka on 21st December 2018. ACB raid at Kolar District On 21/12/2018 the officials of ACB, Kolar District have trapped and arrested Smt. Renukamba while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.5,000/-  from the complainant. A resident of Kolar district, Medahalli hobali, Dhanmatnalli village had applied for tatkal […]

ACB Raid at Yadagiri, Shahapur taluq

On 20.12.2018 the officials of Yadagiri Anti Corruption Bureau PS have trapped and arrested Sri. Rangappa Munmutagi, Gram Sahayak while accepting a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complaint. A resident of Shahapur Taluq, Birnoor village, had sought process Form-J slip mutation of his land at Tahashil office Shahapur. Sri. Shivaraj patil Village Accountant had demanded […]

ACB raid at Bengaluru FSSAI

On 18th December 2018 the ACB, Bengaluru arrested Mr. Ullas B. Ganganahalli,  while accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- .  On investigation Rs.90,000/- was found with Mr.Ullas.  He was found guilty and was unable to produce relevant documents for the seized money.  A resident of Bengaluru applied online with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India […]

ACB raid – Tumkuru

On 18.12.2018 the officers of ACB, Tumkuru, Saraswathi puram trapped and arrested Sri. Shivamurthy while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- A resident of Tumakuru, Saraswathipuram had applied for electric contractor licence renewal at the Deputy Electrical Inspectors office, Tumakuru.  To do the same,  clerk Sri, Shivamurthy had demanded a bribe of Rs.12,500/-. A case […]

ACB raid at Anekal Taluk

ACB raid at Anekal Taluk On 14.11.2018 ACB arrested Sri. Kumara mediator for Sri. Thimma Reddy, Sub-registrar, Attibele, Anekal Taluk while taking a bribe of Rs.125000/-  A resident of Neraluru has submitted an application for the cancellation of development of his land at Sub- office. Sri Thimma Reddy, Sub-registrar, Attibele, Anekal taluk demanded a sum […]

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