Keonjhar: Vigilance officials today caught an Accountant posted at the Municipality office of Joda in Keonjar district red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 4000 from a contractor.
The accused Accountant Bijay Kumar Rana was arrested for accepting bribe from one Saroj Sahu, a local contractor. He had demanded bribe in pretext to pass a pending bill of a contract work worth Rs 4,95,000.
On the basis of a complaint by Sahu, vigilance sleuths headed by DSP Debadatta Sethi laid a trap to catch the accused red-handed.
Later, the anti-graft officials conducted raid at the official residence of Rana.