Cuttack,7/6( Odisha Samachar)- To day on 7.5.2015 Sri Brundabana Tripathy, Sr.Clerk, Office of Sub-Registrar, G.Udayagiri, Kandhamal is arrested by Vigilance Officers of Berhampur Vigilance Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.3,500/- from the complainant Sri Banambar Nayak, Vill- Gudakia, PS- Raikia, Dist-Kandhamal to process his file for registration of 5 numbers of plots, which he had purchased . In this connection Berhampur Vigilance P.S case No.22 dt.6.5.2015 u/s.7 P.C. Act 1988 has been registered.
The gist of the case is that the complainant purchased 05 numbers of plots from Smt. Bauri Nayak, w/o late Ghanteswar Nayak of Gudakia, PS-Raikia for Rs.1,30,000/- . On 6.5.15, the complainant along with the vendor Smt. Nayak went to the Office of Sub-Registrar, G.Udayagiri, met the accused Sri Tripathy and gave him Rs.3,000/- along with the relevant documents for processing. Sri Tripathy received Rs.3,000/- from the complainant towards registration cost of the land and further illegally demanded Rs.3,500/- for the work.
As per direction of S.P Vigilance, Berhampur Division trap was laid and the case is detected today at 11.00 A.M. The bribe money of Rs.3,500/- paid by the Complt. has been seized from his possession. The hand & shirt pocket wash of the accused gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe money.
The case is under investigation.