Cuttack,30/07/2016( Odisha Samachar )- Today ie on 30.07.2016 Hon’ble Special Judge, Vigilance, Balasore convicted Sri Sanjaya Kumar Sahoo, the then Senior Clerk, Govt. ITI Balasore, At/Present Sr. Clerk Govt. ITI Baripada Dist-Mayurbhanj u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d)/7 P.C Act, 1988 for demand and acceptance of illegal gratification of Rs.1000/-. The Hon’ble Court sentenced Sri Sanjaya Kumar Sahoo to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for period of Six month and to pay a fine of Rs.1,000/- in default of payment of fine to further undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for one month for the offence u/s 7 PC Act.
Further sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for period of two years and to pay a fine of Rs.2,000/- in default of payment of fine to further undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for two months for the offence u/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) PC Act. Both the sentences are to run concurrently.
It relates to Balasore Vigilance P.S case No.28 dt.22.06.2004 u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) / 7 P.C.Act 1988. The case was registered against Sri Sanjaya Kumar Sahoo Ex- Sr. Clerk Govt. ITI Balasore for demand of illegal gratification of Rs.1000/-from the complainant Sri Debendra Kumar Sukla of Village Banitia to give interview call letter for apprenticeship at Pollar Latex Ltd. During course of investigation Sri Sahoo was caught red handed by Vigilance Officers in his office room on 23.06.2004 after he received the bribe amount of Rs.1,000/- from the complaint Sri Sukla. He was arrested on 23.06.2004 and forwarded to court on 24.06.2004 and he was remanded to jail custody.
Sri M. Kujur, Ex-Inspector, Vigilance, Balasore Division was the I.O of the case & Sri SK. Nizamuddin , Special P.P, Vigilance, Balasore conducted the case on behalf of prosecution.