Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Chief Inspector-cum- Director In-Charge of Factories & Boilers, Government of Odisha, while accepting a bribe of Rs 50000 from a complainant.
The accused official, Satyanarayana Sethi, was caught red-handed while accepting money from complainant Susanta Kumar Bihari for issuing of Factory licence for the ongoing project of Panna Cement Industries Ltd., Gopalpur cement terminal project.
Based on the complaints of Bihari, the vigilance sleuths organised a trap to catch the accused red-handed. “ Sethi’s both hands wash as well as pant pocket wash gave a positive chemical reaction,” vigilance official said.
Later, the vigilance officials also conducted a raid at the official residence of the accused officer in the city.