Cuttack,1/7 ( Odisha Samachar)- To day on 1.7.2015 K.Dhana Sethi, Asst. Revenue Inspector, Chandragiri R.I Circle is arrested by Vigilance Officers of Berhampur Vigilance for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant Sri Kailash Mandal, Vill- Bahalpada, .PS-Mohana, Dist-Gajapati to issue fresh ROR in his favour. In this connection Berhampur Vigilance P.S case No.33 dt. 30.6.2015 u/s.7 P.C. Act 1988 has been registered.
The complainant Sri Kailash Mandal, Vill-Bahalpada, Dist- Gajapati has alleged that he had applied to R.I, Chandragiri for issuance of 02 numbers of RoRs in his favour, which was damaged during the last Phailin. On 29.6.2015, he met Sri Sethi, ARI, who is in additional charge of Chandragiri R.I Circle and requested him to issue the RoR. On this, Sri Sethi demanded brib money Rs.1,000/- from him for the said purpose and directed him to come to the office alongwith the cash on 1.7.2015
During investigation, a trap was laid on1.7.2015 in the office of R.I, Chandragiri the accused Sri Sethi was caught red handed by the Vigilance Officers while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 1,000/- from the complt. The Vigilance Officer recovered the bribe money from the possession of ARI, Sri Sethi . Both hand wash of accused Sri Sethi, ARI gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.
The case is under investigation.