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ELogo-BlueCuttack,7/7 ( Odisha Samachar)-  To day, i.e.  7.7.15   Hon’ble Special Judge, Vigilance, Balasore convicted Sri  Nirakar Parida, A/P Tahasildar, Soro,
Dist-Balasore (Retd.)   for demand and acceptance of illegal gratification &   sentenced him to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 2 years  and to pay  a fine of Rs.15,000/- u/s 13(2) P.C.Act,1988, & undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 1 year  and to pay  a fine of Rs.5,000/- u/s 7 P.C.Act,1988 in default to  undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 3 months & 2 months respectively.  Both the sentences to run concurrently subject to set off u/s 428 Cr.P.C.
It relates to Balasore Vigilance P.S case No.09 dt. 10.03.2011 u/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) / 7 P.C.Act 1988.   Which was registered on the written report of  complainant  Sri Rajesh Mohapatra, Vill- Champo, Dist-Balasore alleging there in that the Complt. had applied  for  renewal of his Stone Quarry License in the month of November, 2010 and the same was forwarded to Office of Tahasildar , Soro by Collector, Balasore who then forwarded to R.I, Mangalpur for enquiry and report. The complt. approached R.I Mangalpur who informed that  Tahasildar, Soro has instructed him not to make any enquiry  till he gives clearance. So the Complt. Sri Mohapatra contacted Sri Nirakar Parida, Tahasildar, Soro who demanded Rs.1,00,000/- as bribe to cause an enquiry and to forward the report.
He expressed his inability to pay such a huge amount. Getting no other way  he agreed  to his illegal demand and  it was decided he will pay Rs.20,000/- on 10.3.11 as first instalment. The complt. Sri Mohapatra reported  the matter on 10.3.11  to S.P, Vigilance, Balasore Division, Balasore. He directed Sri Aditya Narayan Pratihari, the then Inspector, Vigilance, Balasore Division  laid the
trap. Accordingly the trap was  laid on 10.3.11 and the accused Tahasildar Sri Nirakar  Parida was caught  red handed in the front of the office of ADM, Balasore while  demanding and accepting of bribe of Rs.20,000/-.  Both  the hand & pant pocket wash  gave positive chemical  reaction confirming acceptance of bribe . He was arrested on 10.3.11 and forwarded to the Court on 11.3.11. Who was remanded to jail custody till 24.3.11. Government was pleased to place him under suspension . : Developping Odia News websites

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