Added on : 2019-07-12 11:30:32
Telangana's anti-corruption bureau has recovered Rs. 93.5 lakh in cash and 400 grams of gold from a modest home of V. Lavanya, a tehsildar or mandal revenue officer (MRO) at Keshampet in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana.
The cash and gold were recovered from her home in Hyderabad's Hayathnagar.
The raids came about after a Village Revenue Officer (VRO) Antaiah was caught accepting Rs. 4 lakh as bribe from a farmer for correcting land records.
The farmer was allegedly told to pay Rs. 8 lakh, of which Rs. 5 lakh was allegedly for the MRO and Rs. 3 lakh for the VRO.