Karimnagar : A Deputy General Manager of Singareni Collieries Company Ltd was today caught red-handed by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths while he was allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a contractor.
B Madhusudhan Rao, Deputy General Manager (civil) with Ramagundam-II area of Singareni Collieries, was caught taking the bribe in his office at Godavarikhani, about 70km from here, said an ACB release.
Rao had demanded Rs 20,000 from M Mogili, a sub-contractor in Godavarikhani town, as bribe in exchange for recommending and forwarding the measurement book (MB) relating to repairs of residential quarters of the company, ACB said.
The sub-contractor agreed to pay the amount and simultaneously lodged a complaint with ACB, following which a trap was laid.
Singareni Collieries is a coal-mining PSU jointly owned by Telangana government and the Centre.