Bhubaneswar: The Odisha vigilance police have arrested an IAS officer of Odisha cadre on bribery charges, here on Monday.

The 2009-batch IAS officer Bijaya Ketan Upadhya was caught red handed while he was taking Rs 1 lakh as bribe. Upadhya is the horticulture director of Odisha.

The vigilance police arrested him from his office here in Krishi Bhawan. The anti-corruption police also searched his residence and other places.