Mangaluru, Sep 20, 2019: ACB DySP Dinaker Shetty told media that Kundapur Assistant Commissioner Dr S S Madhukeshwar, who has been transferred was found in possession of Rs 3.08 lakh unaccounted money as well as officials files, was arrested at his house by the officers of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). Dr Madhukeshwar was transferred from Kundapur division two days ago. Dr Madhukeshwar, after handing over administrative charge, continued to remain at the official accommodation.
ACB officials, who conducted a surprise raid following complaints, found Dr Madhukeshwar taking a bribe in the range of Rs 25,000 to Rs one lakh for clearing the files related to land disputes.
Transfer favours : He was also signing by predating the orders to avoid any suspicion. Initially, ACB had seized Rs 1.28 lakh and 23 files. Sources in ACB said further investigation was on.