Patna, Jan 22: Sleuths of Bihar State Vigilance Bureau today arrested Circle Inspector of Tariyani block Ishwarchand Prasad while he was accepting Rs 9,000 as bribe in Sheohar district.
Official sources said here that Rajaram, native of Narwara village in Tariyani block, had lodged a complaint with vigilance bureau that Circle Inspector Mr Prasad was demanding Rs 10,000 as bribe from him for mutation of the plot.
On the basis of complaint, a special team was constituted by the bureau and a trap was laid to nab the Circle Inspector, sources added.
"Mr Prasad was caught red handed by vigilance bureau while he was accepting Rs 9,000 as bribe from Mr Rajaram who had assured him to pay the rest amount of Rs 1,000 later," sources said adding that arrested Circle Inspector was being brought to Patna where he would be interrogated in vigilance headquarters before his production in special vigilance court. (UNI)