Bhubaneswar,28/01 ( Odisha Samachar/Dipti Ranjan Kanungo) – On 27.1.15 the Hon’ble Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhawanipatna convicted Sri Kishore Chandra Panigrahi,Ex- GPTA (Junior Engineer),Karlamunda Block, dist. Kalahandi for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.5,000/- on 27..8.2010 from the complinant Sri Jhasaketana Sahoo of village Surgulmalpada,Karlamunda Block, Dist: Kalahandi for preparing bill of his pond executed under MO POKHARI YUJANA .On 27.1.2015 the Hon’ble Special Judge Vigilance sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 2 years on each count and to pay a fine of Rs.8,000/- in default of payment of fine to undergo rigorous imprisonment of 2 months on each count for the offence u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) P.C. Act/ 7 P.C. Act.1988. The sentences shall run concurrently.
It relates to Koraput Vigilance P.S case No. 34 dt. 26.8.2010 u/s 7 P.C. Act. The complainant Jhasaketan Sahoo had reported in writing before DSP Vigilance Bhawanipatna Unit office on 26.8.2010. S.P Vigilance, Koraput directed Sri Jagannath Naik, ex-D.S.P, Vigilance to lay the trap. On 27.8.2010 the accused Sri Kishore Chandra Panigrahi was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.8,000/- from the complainant . He was arrested and forwarded to Court on 28.8.2010 and remanded to judical custody till 121.9.2010. The case was charge sheeted and under trial in the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhawanipatna.
Sri Asutosh Mishra, Spl. P.P., Vigilance, Bhawanipatna conducted the case on behalf of vigilance and Sri Satyaban Mohananda Ex-Inspector of Police, Vigilance Bhawanipatna Unit was the Investigating Officer of the case.