Belagavi: Vinayak Makanur the Assistant Executive Engineer at Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board at Belagavi has been caught red-handed by the Anti Corruption Bureau while allegedly accepting the bribe of ₹1 lakh from a civil work contractor on Monday.

Engineer Makanur had allegedly demanded the bribe from one of the contractors who had claimed for the bills for completion of his work. He had complained to the ACB after the engineer demanded the bribe to pay his bill. As per the direction of the ACB officials, he paid the bribe amount at the engineer’s office at Vishveshwaraiah Nagar, soon, the officials rushed to the office and arrested the engineer.