Koraput: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday caught Revenue Inspector (RI) in Koraput district red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 2500.
The accused was identified as Kailash Chandra Biswal. He is presently posted as RI at Balda Revenue Circle under Nandapur Tehsil in Koraput district.
According to sources, Biswal had demanded a bribe of Rs 2500 from one Damabarudhar Hantala for the release of land demarcation report.
Acting on the allegation, a team of Koraput Vigilance division today laid a trap and caught the revenue inspector red-handed while receiving the bribe amount from the complainant.
The accused officer has been taken in police custody for further interrogation into the matter.