Jajpur : A superintending engineer has been caught red handed by the Vigilance officer for accepting a bribe of Rs 10, 000 in Jajpur district of Odisha today, informed Vigilance DSP Surendra Nath Raiguru.
The engineer has been identified as Chandi Prasad Mohapatra who works as a superintending engineer for drainage division in Jajpur.
Reportedly he was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant, a car owner, in order to pass hired vehicle arrear bills.
The entire bribe amount was recovered from the accused Chandi Prasad Mohapatra’s possession.
The vigilance team also conducted a raid at his houses in Bhubaneswar and Tirtol, added Vigilance DSP.
A case has been registered under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The raid is still underway.