Two persons from Tourist Info Office in Lokayukta net

1:55 PM, Friday, September 12th, 2014

lokayuktha raidMangalore : Lokayukta officials conducted a raid at the Tourist Information Office located at Lalbagh and trapped Assistant Director Jithendranath and Computer Operator Anusha red handed while accepting bribe on September 11, Thursday.

Lokayukta officials arrested the duo based on the complaint filed by Roshan Mascarenhas, a resident of Puttur.

It is learnt that, Roshan had applied for a taxi under the self employment scheme of the department distributed under a government subsidy of Rs 2 lakh. As the application submitted by him was approved, Jithendranath asked Mascarenhas to pay Rs 7,000 as bribe to sanction taxi.

The raid operation was conducted by the official’s team led by sub-inspector Vijaya Prasad and Dilip Kumar.

Further investigations are on.

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