Khurda: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested a sub-inspector for allegedly accepting bribe from a person in Begunia area of Khurda.
The accused was identified as Pabitra Mohan Pradhan who was posted as the sub-inspector of Begunia police station.
According to sources, a person was arrested in connection with an offence in Begunia police limits. The accused person had requested Pradhan not to charge him under more stringent sections of the IPC.
Pradhan had promised the accused person that he would charge him some lenient sections and allegedly demanded Rs 5,000 bribe. Later, the accused person had lodged a complaint with the vigilance officials following which a trap was laid to nab Pradhan.
Pradhan was accepting the bribe money from the accused person when the vigilance officials nabbed him red-handed.