Cuttack , 13/3 ( Odisha Samachar/Dipti Ranjan Kanungo) – Balasore Vigilance P.S. Case No.14 dated.12.03.2014 U/s 7P.C. Act was registered against Sri Jagannath Behera, Sr.Clerk,Office of the Tahasildar,Simulia,Dist. Balasore for demand of illegal gratification of 4,000/- from the complainant Sri Rajat Kumar Padhi of Vill-Rasidpur P.S-Simulia Dist- Balasore for processing file in respect of conversion of Kisam of land.
In course of investigation a trap was laid on 13.3.2014 by the Vigilance Officers of Balasore Division. Accused Sri Jagannath Behera,Sr.clerk was caught red handed by the Vigilance officers in his office room while accepting bribe amount 4,000/- from the Complt. Sri Padhi as per previous demand. Bribe amount 4,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sr.clerk Sri Behera and seized in presence of witnesses. His hand & shirt pocket wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.
Sri Jagannath Behera,Sr.Clerk, has been arrested.
Investigation of the case is continuing.