Cuttack,27/11/2021 ( Odisha Samachar )- Today i.e. on 27.11.2021, Smt. Sulochana Arka, Anganwadi Sector Supervisor, Jayantpur Sector, Dist-Sambalpur has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance for demanding and accepting undue advantage (bribe) of Rs.13,500/- (Rupees Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred) from a complainant (Anganwadi worker) for issue of winter clothing and dry food items for distribution among beneficiaries at Anganwadi Centres.
Based on the above complaint, a trap was laid on 27.11.2021 wherein the accused Smt. Sulochana Arka, Anganwadi Sector Supervisor was caught by the team of Odisha Vigilance at Rajiv Bhawan of Jayantpur Gram Panchayat while demanding and accepting undue advantage (bribe) of Rs.13,500/- (Rupees Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred) from complainant. The bribe money was recovered from the possession of Smt. Arka and seized in presence of witnesses. Both hands wash of Smt. Arka as well as wash of her vanity bag gave positive chemical reaction, confirming acceptance and handling of bribe money by her. Following the trap, search has been launched on the residential house of Smt. Arka at village Kuagola, PS-Jamankira, Dist-Sambalpur. She has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court.
In this connection, Sambalpur Vigilance P.S. Case No.40 dated 27.11.2021 U/s 7 Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered and is under investigation.