Sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Wednesday arrested an Aavin milk procurement supervisor of the Vellore District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union for reportedly demanding bribe to clear cost dues.
Based on DVAC sources, Deputy Superintendent of Police Okay.S. Hemachitra and workforce arrested the supervisor in Sathuvachari primarily based on a grievance from Murugaiyan, 50, a resident of Sorakolathur in Tiruvannamalai district.
Mr. Murugaiyan collects milk from societies and deposits them in chilling centres. Nevertheless, he was but to obtain cost dues of ₹1.81 lakh for final 12 months. It’s reported that the supervisor demanded a bribe to clear the dues.
Mr. Murugaiyan lodged a grievance with the DVAC and a lure was set.
The supervisor was caught red-handed whereas taking the bribe. Additional investigation is on.