Cuttack: A junior engineer (JE) of the electrical department was caught red-handed by vigilance officials while he was taking bribe of Rs 10000 here in Odisha on Friday.
The accused official has been identified as Bhabani Shankar Mohanta, posted as Junior Engineer at Godisahi Electric Section in the city.
Sources said, Mahanta had demanded Rs 10000 from one Bijaya Patra for connectivity of electricity to their house in the city.
However, Patra had lodged a complaint with the anti-corruption wing.
Based on the complaint, the Vigilance sleuths laid a trap and caught Mahanta while he was accepting the gratification.
A Vigilance case has been registered against the accused JE in this connection.
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