KHAIRPUR - Anti-corruption officials raided an office of the Sindh Works and Communication Department at the Begum Nusrat Bhutto Secretariat on Friday and caught clerk Nisar Ahmed when he was taking bribe from a contractor.

Anti-corruption officials were led by Khairpur Circle Officer Mukhtiar Ali Lashari and Civil Judge Bahadur Ali.

According to the circle officer, the officials recovered Rs5,000, which he had received from complainant Azmat Ali for approval of his petrol bills.

The circle officer told the newsmen that the arrested clerk demanded Rs30,000 bribe from Ali and Ali agreed to pay him Rs20,000.

He said the applicant had already paid the clerk Rs15,000. He was arrested when he was receiving the remaining amount.