Anti-Corruption Bureau

Anti-Corruption Bureau is a specialized agency under Karnataka Government responsible for collection of intelligence with regard to corruption, maintaining liaison with the various Departments of Government through their Vigilance Officers, enquiries into complaints about bribery and corruption, investigation and prosecution of offences pertaining to bribery and corruption and tasks relating to preventive aspects of corruption. The Bureau handles all cases registered under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Besides this, the Bureau conducts enquiries based on the information/petitions received from various agencies like Government, Lokayukta, etc. and also on the information/petitions received from the public containing specific and verifiable allegations of corruption against Public Servants.


This Bureau was established by the G.O No. DPAR 14 SELOU 2016, Dated 14th March 2016 and functions directly under the administrative control of the DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS (DPAR) of Karnataka state Government. The Bureau is headed by a senior IPS Officer of the rank of Addl. Director General of Police.   An Officer of the rank of Inspector General of Police in turn assists ADGP.   The Bureau is having two S.Ps. i.e., SP, Headquarters and SP, Administration.  The Bureau is divided into 7 Ranges in the State. i.e Central Range, Southern Range, Eastern Range, Western Range, Northern Range, North-Eastern Range, Bellari Range.  Each range is headed by a rank of Superintendent of Police and comprises 3-4 Districts.  Each District has a ACB Police Station headed by Officer of the rank of Dy. Superintendent of Police who is the Station House Officer. 

Bangalorean will cover all the activities from ACB.

Raid – Dakshinna Kannada ACB

On 20th March 2019, the Dakshinna Kannada ACB caught Raghav. D. a junior Engineer (V) MESCOM, Bycompadhi branch office, Mangalore while accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- A first class electric contractor from Mangalore had applied on behalf for of a client for a new connection.  Raghav.D  Junior Engineer(V), MESCOM, Bycompadhi branch office, Mangalore had demanded […]

ACB raid – Mr.Varnekar

Vignesh a resident of Udupi zilla, Karkala Taluk had visited the Bengaluru Air-show and had lost his car in the fire accident.  He had already paid road tax amounting to Rs.65000/-.  He approached Sri . R.M.Varnekar, Assistant Transport Officer to get back the paid amount.  The ATO demanded Rs.6500/- to do the same.  When Vignesh […]

ACB raid at Tumakuru Zilla

On 13.03.2019 ACB, Tumakuru Zilla, Pavagada Taluk raided C.Chetan, Village Accountant while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.3000/- A resident  of Tumakuru zilla, Pavagada Taluk, Nagalamadeke hobli, Palavalli Village had applied for a Khata for inherited land property. Sri. C.Chetan, Village Accountant, Thirumani circle had demanded Rs.4000/- to do the same. The bribe amount has […]

ACB raid – RTO Rajajinagar

ACB raid was conducted at Rajajinagar, Bengaluru RTO office and the officials seized Rs. 8.72 lakhs. A complaint was received about middlemen operating at RTO, Rajajinagar.  ACB Bengaluru city unit conduced searches at RTO office and adjoining shops. The ACB seized Rs.872681.00 in cash from shops and office which had no proper explanation.  The officials […]

ACB raid – Manchanayakanahalli panchayat

ACB, Ramnagara  conducted a raid on 20.02.2019 and arrested Sri. Shamid Olekar while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.100000/- A resident of RPC Layout, Bengaluru owns 0.33 guntas of land at Bidadi Hobli, Machanayakanahalli Panchayat bearing Survey No. 43/6.  He wanted to convert the land for commercial purpose to nuild a hospital.  He had applied […]

Attur Layout ACB Raid

On 28.01.2019, the officials of ACB, Bengaluru trapped Sri.Kantharaju while accepting a bribe of Rs.11,000/- A resident of Bengaluru city, Attur Layout had applied for a Khata extract.  Sri.Kantharaju, ARO Office, Yelahanka New Town, BBMO had demanded a bribe of Rs.15,000/- to do the same. The bribe amount has been seized and a case is […]

ACB raid – Jigani hobli

On 24.01.2019 the officials of ACB, Bengaluru trapped Sri. Hemachandra while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.9000/-. Secretary of Neralluru Co-operative Milk Federation, Anekal taluk, Jigani hobli had sought for vouchers (Expenses) concerning federation elections.  Sri. Hemachandra, SDI Sahakara Soudha,     Malleshwaram Bengaluru had demanded a bribe of Rs.10000/- to issue the vouchers. The bribe amount […]

ACB raid at Bellary taluk, Jallibenche village

On 16.01.2019 the officials of ACB from Bellary, Jallibenche trapped and arrested Sri. Shashidhar when he was accepting a bribe amount of Rs.10000/- The 8 residents who belongs to the SC/ST community of Bellary taluk, Jallibenche were sanctioned Rs.7,80,000/- by the Deputy Commissioner under SC/ST category.   Sri Shashidhar, Village accountant had demanded a bribe of […]

ACB raid at Bandenallasandra village

On 08.01.2019 the ACB, Anekal taluk arrested Sri. Manjunatha Swamy while accepting a bribe of Rs.6000/-. Anekal taluk, Jigani Hobli, Bandenallasandra village Milk Federation Corporation Secretary had submitted documents for conducting elections for the federation. To verify and to recommend the papers, Sri. Manjunatha Swamy, Co-operative development officer, Anekal Taluk had demanded  a bribe of […]

ACB case against J.S.Mohan Kumar

On 04.01.2019 a government official by name Sri. J.S. Mohan Kumar was caught with a bag containing Rs.2576000/- at Vidhana Soudha premises.  At that time, a case was registered at Vidhana Soudha police station.  On 08.01.2019 the case was transferred to ACB, Bengaluru. Accordingly a case has been registered at ACB Office. Bengaluru against Sr. […]

ACB Raid in Bangalore and Other Places

ACB teams conducted raids across the State since early morning 28.12.2018. 17 places corresponding to 5 Government officials were searched. The search took place at Bengaluru, Chintamani, Mysuru, Hunasuru, Udupi, Davanagere, Chikkamagaluru, Mangaluru and Karwar. The raided officials are mentioned below : Sri. R . Shridhar Additional Registrar, Co-operative society, Bengaluru. The properties in his […]

ACB raid – different places – Karnataka

ACB raid took place at different places in Karnataka on 21st December 2018. ACB raid at Kolar District On 21/12/2018 the officials of ACB, Kolar District have trapped and arrested Smt. Renukamba while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.5,000/-  from the complainant. A resident of Kolar district, Medahalli hobali, Dhanmatnalli village had applied for tatkal […]

ACB Raid at Yadagiri, Shahapur taluq

On 20.12.2018 the officials of Yadagiri Anti Corruption Bureau PS have trapped and arrested Sri. Rangappa Munmutagi, Gram Sahayak while accepting a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complaint. A resident of Shahapur Taluq, Birnoor village, had sought process Form-J slip mutation of his land at Tahashil office Shahapur. Sri. Shivaraj patil Village Accountant had demanded […]

ACB raid at Bengaluru FSSAI

On 18th December 2018 the ACB, Bengaluru arrested Mr. Ullas B. Ganganahalli,  while accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- .  On investigation Rs.90,000/- was found with Mr.Ullas.  He was found guilty and was unable to produce relevant documents for the seized money.  A resident of Bengaluru applied online with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India […]

ACB raid – Tumkuru

On 18.12.2018 the officers of ACB, Tumkuru, Saraswathi puram trapped and arrested Sri. Shivamurthy while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/- A resident of Tumakuru, Saraswathipuram had applied for electric contractor licence renewal at the Deputy Electrical Inspectors office, Tumakuru.  To do the same,  clerk Sri, Shivamurthy had demanded a bribe of Rs.12,500/-. A case […]

ACB raid at Anekal Taluk

ACB raid at Anekal Taluk On 14.11.2018 ACB arrested Sri. Kumara mediator for Sri. Thimma Reddy, Sub-registrar, Attibele, Anekal Taluk while taking a bribe of Rs.125000/-  A resident of Neraluru has submitted an application for the cancellation of development of his land at Sub- office. Sri Thimma Reddy, Sub-registrar, Attibele, Anekal taluk demanded a sum […]

ACB raid at Vemagal Hobali, Kolar district

Kolar – ACB raid On 10/12/2018 the officials of Rural District Police Station have trapped and arrested Sri Krishna Murthy andSri. Ananda while accepting a bribe of Rs.40,000/-.   A resident of Danamattannahalli Village, Vemagal Hobali, Kolar District had sought for Khata of his land. Sri Krishna Murthy, SDA, Anekal Taluk Tahsildar office and Sri Ananda […]

ACB Bengaluru raid Ali Askar Road

On 04.12.2018 the officials of Anti Corruption Burearu (ACB)  Bengaluru city trapped and arrested Smt. Pushpalatha while accepting an advance bribe of Rs.55,000/- A resident of Bengaluru had applied for registration of Co-operative Society at the Office of Registrar, Co-operative Society (House & Others) and Smt. Pushpalatha, case worker initially had demanded Rs.5,50,000/- and register […]

ACB raid – Bellari

ACB raid – Bellari ( Anti Corruption Bureau) on 29/11/2018 Police Station trapped and arrested Sri Fayaz while accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- .  The bribe amount of Rs.5,000/- along with Rs. 65,000/- of rental amount is seized. A resident of Siruguppa Town Sri. Shasha Vali had sought for settlement of 3 years rental arrears of […]

ACB raid on 28th November 2018

On 28.11.2018 the Officials of   ACB  ( Anti Corruption Bureau) PS Karwar have trapped Shri. Annayya while receiving a bribe of Rs.2,000/- .   A resident of Tenginagundi village of Bhatkal Taluk in Uttara Kannada District had applied for changes in Varisudarara Khatha at Tasildar Office, Bhatkal.  Shri. Annayya, Village Accountant, Hebale village had […]

ACB raid at Tumkur -23.11.2018

ACB Raid – Tumkur On 23.11.2018 the officials of Tumkur ACB PS trapped Shri. Ranganath while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.4000/-. A resident of Madhurigi taluq, Chikkahosalli village had sought for registration of Gift deed of his land at Sub-register office, Madhugiri.  Shri Ramachandraiah, Sub-Register, Madhugiri and Shri. Ranganath, Stamp Deed Writer had demanded […]

Addl Director Town planning , Rangaswamy, Mahadevapura Zone, Whitefield.

Addl Director Town planning , Rangaswamy, Mahadevapura Zone, Whitefield. AEE,Srinivas Gowda, Trapped red handed for accepting a bribe of 5 Lakh rupees to sanction a house plan.

ACB raid at Raibag Taluk

On 17/11/2018 the Officials of Belagavi ACB PS trapped and arrested Sri. Appasaheb Nemannavar while accepting the bribe amount of Rs. 8,000/- from the complainant. A resident of Nippanal village Raibag Taluk had sought for correction of father name in RTC. Sri. Appasaheb Nemannavar, Village Accountant, Nippanal Village, Raibag Taluk has demanded a bribe amount […]

ACB registers cases at various police stations

On 16.11.2018 ACB registered suo-moto cases at various Police Stations on the allegations received from public against the Sub Registrar Offices of Holalkere, Haveri, Bannur, Chamarajanagar Town, Hospet, Bellary and Kumta. The Raids are in progress at the above offices by various teams of ACB. Investigation continues.

ACB raid at Madikeri

ACB Madikeri raided and arrested two officials at Madikeri Taluq and District. A resident of Mekeri village, Madikeri Taluq and District had sought compensation as per SC/ST Atrocities Act from Social welfare department, Kodagu district. Her husband was murdered on 27.03.2018. In this regard, a case was registered in Madikeri rural P.S under SC/ST Prevention […]

ACB raid at Koppal on 14.11.2018

ACB conducted a raid at Koppal Taluk Panchayat Raj, Engineering division office on 14.11.2018.On 14/11/2018 Sri. Satish Kumar, Computer Operator, (Out Source Employee), Office of Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj, Engineering Division, Koppal, was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe of  Rs.10,000/-.  All the three A.G.O’s were arrested and taken into custody.   A Contractor of Hatti […]

Anti-Corruption Bureau raid at Bengaluru

On 07.11.2018 the officials of ACB Bengaluru City have trapped Sri. Shivakumar.V and Sri. Chethan while accepting the a bribe  of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant. A resident of Bengaluru had given complaint to BMTF Officials regarding unauthorized construction by the complainant. In this regard Accused Sri Shivakumar V was deputed for the enquiry. He summoned […]

ACB raid at Kolar and Devanahalli Taluk :

On 03/11/2018 the Officials of ACB, Kolar District have trapped and arrested Shri. Ramappa while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.30,000/- . A resident of Gonamakanahalli Village, Anderson Pet Hobbli, Kolar District had submitted an application for appointment of Anganawadi teacher post.  Sri. Ramappa, CDPO, I/C Program Officer, Kolar demanded a bribe amount of Rs.1,00,000/- […]

Raid at Dasanapura – Bengaluru Rural District

Citizens visit Dasanapura Sub-registrar office for property registration, to get encumbrance certificate, registered documents and other government related work.    The officials  at the office instead of doing their designated work was involved in  collecting bribe and using intermediary persons (letter writers and others) to do the same.  The officials verified the complaints and on 27.10.2018 […]

ACB raids at different places in Karnataka

Raid at Dakshina Kannada On 26/10/2018 the officials of Dakshina kannada, AKannadaruption Bureau PS trapped Sri. Sudeen D.S, Assistant Engineer, Panchayath Raj & Rural Development while accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant on behalf of Shri. Suryanarayana Bhat, Technical Assistant. A resident of Bapunagar, Mudigere, Chikmagalur District had got the technical bid sanctioned […]

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