Boudh,04/02/18: Vigilance sleuths on Monday caught a Junior Engineer of Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) department, Bhabagrahi Samantray while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.
Acting on the complaint filed by the Khuntabandha sarpanch, the anti-corrupting wing officials laid a trap and caught Samantray red-handed while he was accepting the illegal gratification from the complainant. who received the amount in his right hand, counted and kept the same in his back side pant pocket from where the bribe money has been seized. The both hand washes as well as pant pocket wash of the accused gave positive chemical reaction. The accused Asst.Engineer has been arrested and forwarded to the Court.
The officials also seized the bribe money from his possession. A case has been registered against the accused and further investigation is in progress, said vigilance sources.