Odisha: Police ASI arrested for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 6,000

Kalahandi: Ramesh Chandra Pattnaik, ASI of Police, Thuamul Rampur Police Station in Kalahandi district has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance today.

The Police ASI was arrested for demanding and accepting bribe Rs 6,000 from a complainant to facilitate him in an enquiry.

In this connection, Koraput Vigilance P.S case No. 08/2022 has been registered. Simultaneous searches launched at 3 locations in Kalahandi district.

Earlier, while posted as ASI of Amapani Police Station in Kalahandi district, Ramesh Chandra Pattnaik was suspended on 1.7.2020 on bribery charges which were reported against him on ‘Mo Sarkar’ platform and found true on inquiry.


A  Departmental Proceeding was also initiated against him in this connection. Recently, he was released from suspension and posted to Thuamul Rampur PS.

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