Nabarangpur: Odisha Vigilance sleuths today caught one Bikash Sana, Accountant-cum-Programmer in the office of the District Education Officer, Nabarangpur while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a contractor to process transport bills of MDM rice to be distributed at the school points and to facilitate the release of security deposit in his favour.
The anti-corruption agency officials seized the entire bribe money from Sana’s possession.
Following the trap, Vigilance officials launched searches at Sana’s rented house at Nabarangpur and his own house at Umerkote.
The Vigilance has registered a case under section 7 of the PC Amendment Act of 2018.
Further investigation is underway.