Kendrapada: The State Vigilance Police caught Ajit Kumar Das, Officer In-charge of Rajkanika CHC Medical red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 2000 from Romeo Ranjan Rout, a resident of Arsa village under the limits of Rajkanika Police station in Kendrapada district.
Rout had informed the Vigilance regarding the demand of bribe following which a trap was laid. The Vigilance team headed by Cuttack Vigilance SP red-handedly caught the Medical Officer while he was accepting bribe and seized cash worth Rs 1.73 lakh from his possession at his Government residential quarters in Rajkanika CHC Medical campus.
However, Das had demanded Rs 2,000 from Rout to approve a bill on hire and fuel charges of Rs 28,000 of a Bolero SUV.
The accused was nabbed and forwarded to court. Besides, the Vigilance team has started search operation in his residential quarter and residential house in Nayapalli.