Kalahandi: Vigilance officials today arrested Tulapada Revenue Inspector (RI) on the charges of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 to settle a mutation case in Kalahandi district.
The arrested RI has been identified as Thabir Bhoi.
According to available information, Bhoi had demanded Rs 5,000 from one, Niranjan Nayak, to resolve a mutation case. Following this, Nayak lodged a complaint with the Vigilance.
On the basis of the complaint, the team led by Vigilance DSP, Satyaban Mahanda, laid a trap and caught Bhoi red-handed while accepting the bribe. They also recovered the bribe money from his possession.
Reportedly, the accused has been taken to Bhawanipatna for further interrogation.