Executive Officer of Sundargarh Municipality in Vig Net

Sundargarh: Vigilance sleuths today caught the Executive Officer of Sundargarh Municipality while taking bribe of Rs 15,000 from a tailoring shop owner.

The accused has been identified as Ashok Kumar Mishra, Executive Officer of Sundargarh Municipality.

According to reports, Mishra was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe amount from the shop owner at his office chamber this evening.

Sources said, a tailoring shop in Jharsuguda owned by one Sonu, had provided dresses to the employees of Sundargarh Municipality in 2017. However, the accused officer had demanded Rs 15000 from Sonu to clear the pending amount.