Cuttack , 9/5 ( Odisha Samachar/Anuja Nayak ) – Sambalpur Vigilance P.S. Case No.32 dated.08.5.2014 U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d)/7 P.C. Act was registered against Sri Santunu Padhi, Sr. Clerk, O/O Tahasildar, Bijepur, Dist:-Baragarh for demand of illegal gratification of 500/- from the complainant Sri Goura Sahoo, Vill:-Jaring, PS:-Bijepur, Dist:-Baragarh to process the file for demarcation of his disputed land.
In course of investigation a trap was laid on 09.5.2014 by the Vigilance Officers of Sambalpur Division. As per direction of Accused Sri Santunu Padhi, the complainant Sri Sahoo, kept the bribe money in his working table drawar. The Accused Sri Santunu Padhi, Sr. Clerk was caught by the Vigilance Officers in his office room after demanding and accepting bribe amount of 500/- from the Complt. The bribe amount of 500/- has been recovered from the possession of Sr.Clerk Sri Padhi and seized in presence of witnesses.
It is mentioned that the accused Sri Padhi had also earlier received Rs.800/- from the complt. Sri Sahoo for the above purpose.
Sri Santunu Padhi, Sr. Clerk, O/O Tahasildar, Bijepur, Dist:-Baragarh has been arrested.
Investigation of all the cases are in progress