Bargarh, Oct 8: The vigilance sleuth caught a block resource coordinator of Gaisilate block in the district red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 33,000.
The accused has been identified as Kailash Ch Pandey.
According to sources, officers of vigilance Sambalpur division caught Pandey while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.33,000 from one Budhadev Das of Guthurla village under Bheden police limits, for submitting completion certificate of 23 latrines constructed under Swacha Bharat Mission.
“The rented house at Gaisilet and residential building at Ingsa village, under Loisingha police limits are being searched. In this connection Sambalpur Vigilance PS Case No.26 dt.07.10.2020 has been registered,” said an official.