Vigilance sleuths detain cop for taking bribe in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Vigilance officials on Tuesday detained the Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Rasol Police Station in Dhenkanal district, on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.

According to sources, the cop Santosh Pradhan was caught while extorting the amount from a local crusher unit owner.

Acting on a tip off, the Vigilance officials of Dhenkanal division laid a trap and caught Pradhan red-handed while taking bribe.

Later, he was detained by the Vigilance sleuths for questioning . Further information awaited.