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CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICER (CDPO), BISWANATHPUR, LANJIGARH BLOCK, DIST-KALAHANDI ARRESTED BY VIGILANCE WHILE ACCEPTING RS.80,000/- BRIBE. 

Cuttack,4/10/2021 ( Odisha Samachar )-Today i.e. on 04.10.2021, Smt. Meena Patra, CDPO, Biswanathpur under Lanjigarh Block, Dist-Kalahandi has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance for demanding and accepting undue advantage (bribe) of Rs.80,000/- (Rupees Eighty Thousand) from a complainant for clearing bills of two Self Help Groups (SHGs) regarding supply of Chhatua under Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP).

Based on the above complaint, a trap was laid on 04.10.2021 wherein the accused Smt. Meena Patra, CDPO was caught by the team of Odisha Vigilance in her office room while demanding and accepting undue advantage (bribe) of Rs.80,000/- (Rupees Eighty Thousand) from complainant. The bribe money was recovered from the possession of Smt. Patra and seized in presence of witnesses. Both hands wash of Smt. Patra gave positive chemical reaction, confirming acceptance and handling of bribe money by her. Following the trap, simultaneous searches have been launched on the Govt. residential quarter and office room of Smt. Patra at Lanjigarh and her house at native village Naktiguda, PS-Bhawanipatna, Dist-Kalahandi. She has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court.

In this connection, Koraput Vigilance P.S. Case No.21 dated 03.10.2021 U/s 7 Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered and is under investigation.

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