15 September 2012. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted investigation into illegal granite quarrying by PRP Granites and Exports in Madurai district charged two IAS officers, N. Mathivanan and C. Kamaraj, with large scale irregularities, falsification of records and abuse of power. The DVAC also charged Kamaraj and some officials with abusing their official position to conceal the encroachment and illegal quarrying in the water bodies of Madurai district. Mathivanan, currently director at the Department of Sugar, was formerly the district collector in Madurai. Kamaraj, managing director of the Tamil Nadu Salt Corp, was a former district collector at Madurai. CBI arrests CISF doctor The CBI on Friday arrested a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) doctor and a medical store owner for taking bribe. Officials said the medical store owner was caught red-handed accepting bribe on behalf of the doctor in Amber area. For recruitment as a sub-inspector, a candidate has to go through a medical check up after passing a written examination. One of the candidates approached CBI when Dr BL Roy demanded $ 195 to declare him fit. The bribe was to be paid through Shashikant Bhardwaj, owner of the Bhardwaj Medical Store in Amber. CBI caught red handed Bhardwaj taking a bribe of $ 155 and arrested him. The doctor and the medical store owner have been booked under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. TNEB Engineer held for taking $ 975 bribe Directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption ( DVAC) on Friday arrested a Tamil Nadu Electricity Board assistant engineer for taking $ 975 as bribe from a sweet stall manager, who wanted to enhance the electricity supply to his shop. Police teams set up a trap and arrested the assistant engineer, D Surya, when he was accepting the bribe in his office in JJ Nagar. Surya was lodged in Puzhal prison. $ 348,000 assets seized from deputy collector’s house Assets worth over $ 348,000 were seized from the residence of a deputy collector here after he and his assistant were arrested a day earlier for taking $ 3,900 bribe to clear a file regarding a land deal in Mulshi taluka, the anti-corruption bureau said today. Deputy collector Kiran Mahajan and his assistant Randive were caught accepting a bribe from one Sanjeev Gawde on 12 September 2012, the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) said. Mahajan and Randive had allegedly demanded $ 3,900 from Gawde to allow him purchase 10 acres of land at Khand village. Later, Gawde lodged a complaint with the ACB following which a trap was laid and the duo were caught accepting the bribe. CBI arrests Customs Superintendent The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a superintendent of Customs, presently posted Postal Appraising Section, Videsh Dak Bhavan, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of $58 from a person to undervalue a tablet PC which he purchased online. A trap was laid and on agent was caught red handed accepting bribe from the complainant. In the another case, CBI has arrested a Senior Section Engineer, Control Equipment Section, Matunga Workshop, Central Railway, Mumbai while demanding & accepting a bribe of $97/- as first instalment out of $ 1,560/- from the complainant for preparing indent & giving a supply order in a new tender.