Mumbai: Maharashtra's Anti-Corruption Bureau will soon launch a mobile phone application enabling people to report and lodge complaints regarding corruption in government and semi-government establishments.

State Home Minister R R Patil announced this here yesterday after a meeting with senior ACB officials at Worli.

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The traps laid by ACB to nab corrupt staff have been successful, the minister said, adding that compared to last year, there has been an increase of 107 per cent in the traps laid till July this year.

Patil also asked people to come forward to report instances of corruption.