Balasore, November 22( Odisha.in) Vigilance sleuths of Balasore have trapped Gananath Mahanta, executive engineer of Roads and Bridge (R&B) on Thursday for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 5,000 from a contractor.
According to vigilance DSP Ujjal Brahma, Mahanta had demanded Rs 5,000 from B K Rout, a contractor to pass his long standing bills.
“We caught the executive engineer red-handed while he was receiving the amount from Rout at his office. We also have conducted raids in his office and residence,” he added.
Mahanta was arrested and later produced in the court.