Hyderabad: Fire officer caught taking bribe for temporary firecracker shop permit

Hyderabad: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials caught a fire department worker for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3500 at Kukatpally on Thursday, November 9.

The accused Shaik Fareed, deployed as a station fire officer at the Kukatpally fire station, on the JNTU campus, was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe.

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The person who complained said that Fareed demanded money to forward an application for a temporary firecracker shop installation to the District Fire Officer.