Cuttack ( Odisha Samachar Bureau ) – Balasore Vigilance P.S. Case No.34 dated.30.08.2013 U/s7P.C. Act was registered against Shri Brahmananda Mukhi, Senior Clerk, Development Section, Betnoti Block Office, Dist- Mayurbhanj for demand of illegal gratification of 1,000/- from the complainant Sri Manas Ranjan Ojha of Vill- Khirpada, P.S- Baisinga, Dist-Mayurbhanj for processing the file in connection with release of his final payment of 8,500/- under “ MO KUDIA” scheme.
In course of investigation a trap was laid on 31.8.2013 by the Vigilance Officers of Balasore Division. Accused Shri Brahmananda Mukhi, Senior Clerk, was caught red handed by the Vigilance Officers inside the Betnoti Block Office while accepting bribe amount 1,000/- from the Complt. Sri Ojha as per previous demand . Bribe amount 1,000/- was recovered from the pant pocket of Sri Mukhi, Sr.Clerk and seized in presence of witnesses. His hand & pant pocket wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.
Shri Brahmananda Mukhi, Senior Clerk, Development Section, Betnoti Block Office, Dist- Mayurbhanj has been arrested . Investigation of the case is in progress.