GP Secretary trapped

GP Secretary trapped

September 6, 2018

Mysuru: The Secretary of Siddalingapura Gram Panchayat in the taluk was trapped by ACB (Anti Corruption Bureau) sleuths this morning while accepting a bribe of Rs.12,000 from a person for issuing 11B Khata.

M. Marappa, Secretary of Siddalingapura GP, is the one who was trapped. Marappa had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs.12,000 from one Sheelavathi of Belavata, for issuing a 11B type Khata to her house built in Belavata Survey No.93/29. Later Sheelavathi lodged a complaint with ACB Police.

Marappa was reportedly caught red handed by the ACB Police when he was accepting the demanded bribe of Rs.12,000 from the complaint at the GP office this morning.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]