Ganjam:  Sonali Kumari, Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS) of Gochha gram panchayat under Sorada block in Ganjam district was caught red handed by Vigilance sleuths, while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs 1,500.

She was caught while taking bribe from one Bideshi Nayak of Jatrama village, to release his Indira Awas Yojna (IAY) money.

Reportedly, Nayak had complained against Sonali after she demanded bribe to release the money  to Vigilance.

Following which, a trap was laid today, Nayak met Sonali and as per her demand he handed over the bribe money of Rs 1,500 to her.

The bribe money has been recovered and seized. Accused Sonali Kumari, GRS has been arrested and will be forwarded to the court in custody.