Madikeri: State Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty on Wednesday asked officials to work "efficiently" and bring in transparency.
Chairing an officers' meeting on Wednesday, Justice Shetty said there were complaints against local body officials for demanding bribes to do khata work. He warned of strict action if such complaints persisted.
Speaking to media persons Lokayukta PV Shetty said Lokayukta was powerful even after the formation of the ACB. "Lokayukta has its powers. Lokayukta will take action by utilising its powers," he said, adding that he would not hesitate to take action against erring officials.