Vigilance department has registered a case against Jagannath Mishra, sub-inspector of police, OIC, Kanas police station in Puri district for alleged demand of illegal gratification of Rs.5,000 from one Pradeep Kumar Biswal for not to arrest kith and kin of the complainant.

Vigilance department had laid a trap on Thursday in which Mr. Mishra and Sibaram Patra, a homeguard of Kanas police station were caught. Subsequently, the two accused were arrested and forwarded to court. Investigation of the case is in progress.