The 23rd City Civil and Session court convicted an assistant revenue officer of BBMP under Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced him to four years imprisonment and fine of ₹3 lakh. Lingaiah was working in Mahalakshmipuram ward and had had demanded ₹2.5 lakh from a person for Khata transfer. He was caught red-handed by ACB officials while accepting an advance amount of ₹1 lakh in March 2017.
The ACB officials filed a chargesheet and submitted before the court and after three years of trial trail , the court held him guilty and convicted.
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