Talathi Suspended For Accepting Bribe
Talathi for Mutation of Quepem taluka Subhash Velip was on Monday arrested for accepting bribe and subsequently placed under suspension.
Resident of Avedem Dilip Hegde complained to the Anti-Corruption Branch of Goa Police of the demand of Rs 5,000/- by the talathi to carry out a mutation of the property he had sold.
Police laid a trap and arrested Subhash Velip at around 4 pm in his office after he accepted the marked money Dilip was asked to pay him towards the bribe.
The talathi was arrested under the Prevention of Corruption Act following which he was also placed under suspension.