Mylapore tahsildar arrested for taking bribe

The tahsildar of Mylapore, who sought Rs 25,000 as bribe to issue legal heir certificate, was arrested from his office on Tuesday afternoon while collecting a portion of the money as the first instalment.

The sleuths from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) arrested the official, identified as Subramani, while collecting Rs 10,000 as bribe for issuing the certificate.

Subramani was arrested from his office on Greenways Road on Tuesday afternoon while accepting the first instalment of the Rs 25,000 that he sought for issuing the legal heirship certificate.