Patna: A Block Development Officer and an
Inspector of Police were arrested by Bihar Vigilance Bureau
while they were accepting bribe in Bihar`s Rohtas and Buxar
districts on Tuesday, vigilance sources said.
Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team led by its
deputy Superintendent of Police, Hari Mohan Shukla raided the
official quarter of the Block Development Officer Bhavnand Jha
and caught him from his residence at Shivsagar in Rohtas while
he was accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 allegedly from Indira
Awas Yojana beneficiaries, sources said.
A Police Inspector Sidheshwar Prasad was caught by a
separate vigilance team while he was taking Rs 8,000 from a
villager Rangnath Dubey for bestowing him an undue favour in a
criminal case at Dumraon in Buxar district, they said.
Both the officials were being brought here for
interrogation at the Vigilance Police Station here.