Bhubaneswar, Sept 4:
Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday raided the Settlement camp office of an amin at Rental Colony here and arrested him for accepting a bribe of Rs 7000 from a city-based buyer.
According to vigilance sources, acting on a complaint filed by Smt. Snehalata Dash, a resident of Plot No.-E-20/01 of Rental Colony, the amin, identified as Dhruba Charan Bhoi, was arrested while taking illegal gratification of Rs 7,000 from her to submit a favourable report for recording of a piece of land located in the Mouza Sampur in her name.
The bribe amount Rs 7,000 was recovered from the possession of Bhoi and seized in the presence of witnesses, a vigilance official said.
A case under section 7 Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against Bhoi and investigations are on, the official said.