The Vigilance officers on Friday nabbed a section officer of Belpada Tehshil office while accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a person here.
The accused has been identified as Jugal Kishore Rout.
Rout, Section Officer, Belpada Tahasil, Dist- Bolangir has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs15,000 from a Complainant for processing the file before the Court of Tahasildar, Belpada and to pass favorable order in favour of the complaint . relating to a land dispute, said Vigilance officials.
The entire bribe amount of Rs.15,000 has been recovered from the accused, Rout and seized.
Following trap, simultaneous searches are going on at two locations of Sri Rout from DA angle.