Published: 05th November 2020
Junior college principal arrested in Telangana for demanding and accepting bribe
The principal G Vijaya Mohan demanded a bribe of Rs 5,000 from Katta Venkateshwarlu to not report him to higher officials and clear his salary
A principal of a junior college in the Mahabubnagar district's Balanagar has been arrested for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000, according to the Telangana government.
The Government of Telangana issued a press note stating, "On November 4, G Vijaya Mohan, Principal, Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Junior College, Balanagar Mahabubnagar district was trapped at his residential quarter when he demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs 5,000 from the complainant, Katta Venkateshwarlu, resident of Balanagar, Mahabubnagar district for a favour i.e., not to harass the complainant by sending adverse reports against him to higher officials and to see that the complainant gets his salary without any obstruction."
"The trap amount of Rs 5,000 was recovered from Ammapalli Sai Baba, the cook at Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Junior College. The fingers of both his hands yielded positive results in the chemical test. The AO performed his duty improperly and dishonestly to obtain an undue advantage," the press note stated.