Angul, Aug 11: The Vigilance sleuths on Friday apprehended Deputy Executive Engineer (DEE), Lift Irrigation (LI), Angul for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.
Vigilance sleuths arrested the accused Sarat Kumar Pradhan. Pradhan has demanded a bribe from a contractor to hand over the electrical estimate of two projects and for the release of the withheld amount of civil cost.
The entire bribe money has been recovered from the accused Pradhan and seized. Following the trap, simultaneous searches are going on at two locations of Pradhan from the disproportionate assent angle.
In this connection, a case has been registered. An investigation is in progress against the accused, said the Vigilance.