Shivamogga, Oct 11: The sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today arrested the Principal of Government Pre-University College, Anavatti village in Sorab taluk for allegedly receiving bribe from a student to rectify errors in her marks card.
The ACB police named the arrested as G. Manohar. In the marks card issued for Anitha, a student who has completed her second year Pre-University Course, the name of her father was wrongly printed. The student had applied for rectification.
In the complaint lodged with ACB police, Anitha had alleged that Manohar had demanded ₹ 800 as bribe for completion of the formalities related to rectifying the error and issuance of new marks card. Acting on the complaint, the ACB police laid a trap.
Manohar was caught red-handed while receiving the bribe from the complainant at his chamber in the college. A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, has been booked against him.
PU College principal held for taking bribe from girl to rectify marks card error