Angul: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a Revenue Inspector (RI) red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1500 in Angul district.
The arrested has been identified as Jarapada RI Gokulananda Pradhan.
According to sources, a person, identified as Ramachandra Behera, of Durgapur village had applied for legal heir certificate. However, the accused RI demanded a bribe for the same and did not issue the document despite his frequent requests.
Later, the victim approached the Vigilance office in this regard following which vigilance officials laid a trap.
As per the plan, a team of Angul Vigilance headed by DSP Pradeep Pradhan arrested the RI red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 1500 from the complainant this morning.