Bhubaneswar, Jan 13: Vigilance sleuths today arrested an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Banigochha police station in Nayagarh district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.
Vigilance sleuths said that the accused identified Lalit Kumar Behera has demanded bribe of Rs 2000 from one Susanta Muduli to release the seized tractor from the police station.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on Wednesday 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.