Bhubaneswar, Feb 9: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Accountant, Nayagarh Municipality on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.
Vigilance sleuths said that the accused identified as Ajaya Kumar Sathua has demanded bribe of Rs 20,000 from one Jagabandhu Sia in order to release his security deposit cheque amounting to Rs 89,953.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on Tuesday and the accused was caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance. “The bribe money was recovered from the possession of the accused. In this connection a case has been registered and further investigation is continuing,” said an official.