ACB Madikeri raided and arrested two officials at Madikeri Taluq and District.
A resident of Mekeri village, Madikeri Taluq and District had sought compensation as per SC/ST Atrocities Act from Social welfare department, Kodagu district. Her husband was murdered on 27.03.2018. In this regard, a case was registered in Madikeri rural P.S under SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act.
Smt. Mayadevi Galagali, Deputy Director and Sri Mohan.K.B, S.D.A, Social Welfare Department, Kodagu district had demanded a bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- to recommend the file to DC office for release of Atrocity Composition Relief Fund.
On 15-11-2018 the officials of Kodagu district, ACB trapped Sri. Mohan.K.B, while accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.
The bribe amount has been seized. Both the accused have been arrested. The case is under investigation.