Cuttack: Vigilance officials arrested a Revenue Inspector (RI) on bribery charges on Tuesday. The arrested RI has been identified as Kishore Chandra Nayak, RI of Badagaon under Khariar tehsil in Nuapada district.
Nayak was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 from one Muralidhar Rana to provide the inquiry report of a mutation case.
Sources at the Vigilance department said that Nayak had demanded the illegal gratification from Rana for providing the inquiry report of a mutation case to the local tehsildar, following which Rana had lodged a complaint with the vigilance.
Based on Rana’s complaint, officials of the anti-corruption agency laid a trap and arrested Nayak red-handed while accepting the bribe.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered in this regard.