Jatni: Inspector-in-charge of Jatni police station, Sanjib Kumar Mohanty, was on Monday arrested by the vigilance sleuths for allegedly accepting illegal gratification from a person.
Vigilance sleuths of Cuttack division led by DSP Prakash Nayak caught Mohanty red-handed while he was accepting Rs 50,000 bribe from Sunil Kumar Mangaraj of Kudiari village under Jatni police limits for not implicating him in a criminal case under major Section of IPC.
In view of the crowd at the police station following Mohanty’s arrest, he was taken to Cuttack vigilance cell.
Later, the vigilance officials carried out searches at his quarters in Jatni and detected Rs 6 lakh in cash and gold jewelleries. Further search was on at the residence of the IIC till the last report came in.