Cuttack: Orissa High Court has granted bail to Balianta tehsildar Rashmi Rekha Pradhan who was arrested by the vigilance.
The court directed the lower court to put conditions for her release.
The Vigilance sleuths had arrested Pradhan and the data entry operator of Balianta Tehsil office Dhaneswar Sahoo on June 4. As per the complaint, she had allegedly demanded a gratification of Rs 1.2 lakh from one Kailash Rath of Sastringar in Bhubaneswar for the conversion of land category.
Acting on the complaint the anti-corruption wing laid a trap and caught Dhaneswar -handed while accepting the bribe.
Later, they also filed a case against the tehsildar and arrested her.