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Former Loisingha Tehsildar gets 2-year jail term in graft case


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Balangir: The Special Vigilance Court, Balangir on Friday sentenced former Loisingha Tehsildar Bijayani Biswal to two years rigorous imprisonment in a graft case. The court also slapped a fine of Rs.2,000 on her.

The Vigilance department had booked Biswal under charges of corruption in 2013. According to the prosecution, the accused had taken a bribe of Rs.4,000 in a pretext to resolve a water sharing dispute among the locals in Loisingha area.

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