Sambalpur: The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Saroj Kumar Sethi, an associate professor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, while he was taking a bribe from a patient.
According to sources, the anti-corruption wing of Odisha Police caught Sethi red-handed while he was taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a patient for an operation.
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However, refuting the allegations made against him, Sethi, said, “I have not taken any bribe. I have asked money to the patient to buy instruments required for the operation.”
“As the equipments are not available in Burla, so I asked the patient for the money,” Sethi added.