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FORESTER & WATCHER ARRESTED BY VIGILANCE ON GRAFT CHARGE.

ELogo-Blue2Cuttack,20/2 ( Odisha Samachar )-    To day i.e. on 20.2.2016  Sagarika Seth, Forester   Karamtala Forest Beat under Saintala Range, Dist-Bolangir & Rohit Bag, Watcher, Jhimanpali Forest Beat, Dist-Bolangir are arrested by Vigilance Officers of  Sambalpur  Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant Sri Swadhin Pradhan, Vill- Dukalghat PS- Saintala, Dist-Bolangir    for  not to initiate any Forest case    against him for  cutting trees  . In this connection Sambalpur Vigilance P.S case   No.19 dt. 19.2.16  u/s 7 P.C.Act has been registered.

                   The complainant Sri Swadhin Pradhan alleged that  he had cut   one Bija tree & one Sal tree from his own land . Before cutting of both trees accused Seth, Forester had  taken Rs.3,000/- from the complainant  and allowed him to cut the trees. Complt.                                     Sri Pradhan requested accused   Seth, Forester for not to initiated any Forest case. Accused Seth, Forester demanded illegal gratification of Rs.40,000/-  for the above purpose.  Finding no other alternative  complainant  reported to Vigilance.

                   A trap was laid on 20.2.2016 at Karamatala Forest Beat .  As per direction of accused Sagarika Seth, Forester , Sri Rohit Bag, Watcher of Jhimanpali Forest Beat  received bribe money Rs.40,000/-  from the complainant who was present at that time in her office. Accused Sagarika Seth, Forester  and Sri Rohit Bag, Watcher were caught  by Vigilance  after accepting bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complt.  The  bribe  of   Rs.40,000/- was recovered from the possession of  Sri Bag, Watcher and seized in presence of witnesses. Hand & pant pocket  wash  of Sri Bag, Watcher gave positive chemical reaction confirming  acceptance of the bribe.

          The investigation is in progress.

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