Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today apprehended the Vigilance Inspector of Sambalpur Vigilance Division on charges of demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a private person.
Vigilance sleuths said that the accused identified as Manasi Jena has demanded bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a government official for closure of his petition.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on Friday and the accused was caught by the officers of Internal Vigilance Unit of Odisha Vigilance.
She received the bribe through a private person named Mukesh Sahoo of Bargarh.
“Searches have been launched on properties of Jena and Sahoo. Further investigation in the case is continuing,” said the Vigilance.