Nuapada: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested a Junior Engineer (JE) of WESCO on charges of demanding and accepting bribe in Nuapada district.
The accused has been identified as Kishore Sahu, Junior Engineer (Electrical), Section Officer, WESCO, Nuapada.
According to reports, one Lalu Sahu of Jhilimila village under Nuapda police station had complained to the Vigilance that the JE had demanded Rs 10,000 for installation of a new electric connection to a lift irrigation point, which is in the name of his wife.
Acting on the plaint, the Vigilance officials laid a trap and caught the JE red-handed while accepting the gratification. The was arrested and the bribe amount recovered from him, it was learned.
Later, separate teams of Vigilance carried out simultaneous raids on his rented house in Nuapda and ancestral house in Jagatsinghpur.