Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhawanipatna, Dec 9:

Industrial Promotion Officer (IPO) of Kalahandi District Industries Centre, Dillip Kumar Barik was arrested by Odisha Vigilance officials for allegedly demanding and receiving a bribe of Rs 10,000 today.


According to reports, one Durgaprasad Bihari of Kashibahal village had applied for loan for which Barik demanded Rs 10,000 from the former.

Durgaprasad reported the matter to Vigilance following which a trap was laid and the official was caught red-handed while receiving the amount from the complainant.

Later, the Vigilance sleuths conducted raids at Barik’s office and the hotel where he was staying.