Cuttack .27.07.2016 (By Tapas Mahapatra)-Today i.e. on 27.07.2016 Sri Soumyajit Sahu, VLW-cum-Panchayat Executive Officer, Bodak G.P under Tihidi Block, Dist.Bhadrak has been caught red handed by the Vigilance Officers of Balasore Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant Sri Nirakar Mahalik, Vill-Andarei, P.S-Tihidi, Dist.Bhadrak. In this connection Balasore Vigilance P.S case No.38 dt.26.07.2016 u/s 7 P.C.Act, 1988 has been registered. The complainant Sri Nirakar Mahalik alleged that, one IAY house was sanctioned by the BDO Tihidi Block in the name of his wife Smt. Matan Mahalik. Complainant Sri Mahalik requested to Sri Soumyajit Sahu, VLW-cum-Panchayat Executive Office for preparation of 2nd running advanced bill for construction of IAY house. Accused Sri Sahu, VLW demanded Rs.3,000/- for the above purpose. Getting no other alternative, the complainant agreed to pay the amount. Then he reported to Vigilance.As per direction of S.P, Vigilance, Balasore Division a trap was laid on 27.07.2016. Accused Sri Soumyajit Sahu, VLW was caught red handed at over Salandi bridge, near Bhadrk town by Vigilance Officers of Balasore Division while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.3,000/- from the complt. Sri Mahalik. The bribe money of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Sahu, VLW and has been seized in presence of witnesses. His hand wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.