The complainant approached the DVAC after field officer Hari Rao, Depot 39, Area 4, New Washermenpet demanded Rs 15,000 for processing the application for water connection to his father-in-law’s house. As he was not ready to pay the bribe he approached the Vigilance team, who set a trap on Monday and caught Rao red-handed. In another case, an assistant director of the Agriculture department in Chengalpattu was arrested when he accepted a bribe of Rs 20,000 on Monday. The complainant had approached the Chengalpattu Agriculture department Assistant Director Office and requested for a NOC to change the land into real estate property. Though the complainant had requested to reduce it, Sivakumar insisted on full ‘bribe’.