Cuttack,21/3 ( Odisha Samachar )- Today i.e. on 21.3.2016 Sri Suresh Chandra Pradhan, Revenue Inspector, Ramadaspur under Baranga Tahasil, Dist-Cuttack has been arrested by Vigilance Officers of Cuttack Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.2,000/- from the complt. Sri Sarada Nayak, Vill-Banra, PS- Banki, Dist-Cuttack for mutation of land. In this connection Cuttack Vigilance P.S case No.16 dt. 21.3.2016 u/s 7 P.C. Act 1988 has been registered.
The complt. Sri Sarada Nayak alleged that he had filed a mutation case in Baranga Tahasil Office, Dist-Cuttack. He requested accused Sri Suresh Chandra Pradhan, Revenue Inspector, Ramadaspur under Baranga Tahasil, Dist-Cuttack to allow mutation of his land. Accused Sri Pradhan demanded Rs.2,000/- for this purpose. Finding no other alternative he reported to Vigilance.
As per direction of S.P, Vigilance, Cuttack Division a trap was laid on 21.3.2016 in the office of Revenue Inspector, Ramdaspur . Accused Sri Pradhan, Revenue Inspector was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.2,000/- from the complainant . The Bribe Money Rs. 2,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Pradhan, Revenue Inspector and seized in presence of witnesses . Both the hand wash of Sri Pradhan, Revenue Inspector gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of the bribe.
The investigation is in progress.