Cuttack,10/3( Odisha Samachar / Dipti Ranjan Kanungo )- To day i.e. on 10.3.2016 Sri Surya Kanta Ray, SDPO, Salipur has been caught by Vigilance Officers of Cell Division, Cuttack for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant Sri Sachindra Kumar Sahoo, Vill-Gunupur, Ps- Mahanga, Dist-Cuttack to reduce the charges registered against his Samudi & Son-in-law . In this connection Vigilance Cell P.S case No.10 dt.10.3.16 u/s 7 P.C.Act has been registered.
The complainant Sri Sachindra Kumar Sahoo alleged that he requested accused Sri Surya Kanta Ray, SDPO, Salipur to reduce the charges registered in Mahanga Police Station Case No. 43 dt.5.3.2016 u/s 420/ 307/ 323/ 294/ 379/ 506/ 34 IPC against his Samudi Shri Umesh Chandra Sahu and his son-in-law Sri Santosh Kumar Sahu . Accused Sri Ray, SDPO demanded Rs.50,000/- for this purpose. Finding no other alternative the complainant reported to Vigilance.
As per direction of S.P, Vigilance, Cell Division, Cuttack , a trap was laid on 10.3.2016. Accused Sri Surya Kanta Ray, SDPO was caught red handed by Vigilance Officers of Cell Division, Cuttack while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.50,000/- from the complt. Sri Sahoo. The bribe money of Rs.50,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Ray, SDPO and has been seized in presence of witnesses. Both the hand wash of Sri Surya Kanta Ray, SDPO gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of the bribe.
The investigation is in progress.