April 18, 2016 06:26 AM IST
Kalahandi: Vigilance sleuths have arrested Junior Electrical Engineer Goutam Ojha of the Wesco, Narla Section in Kalahandi district for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 20,000.
According to reports, Ojha had demanded the bribe from one Dagariswar Sahu of Lakhpadar village in the district to send feasibility report for installation of a transformer.
Sahu alleged that the villagers of Lakhpadar had demanded installation of a transformer in their area for irrigation purpose. When he requested Ojha for sending the feasibility report in this regard, the latter demanded the bribe. Finding no other alternative, Sahu reported the matter to Vigilance. Later, a trap was laid and Ojha was caught red-handed by a Vigilance team.