Police Sub-Inspector Bikram Kumar Dehury arrested on charges of bribery

A day after conducting raids on properties of Police Sub-Inspector Bikram Kumar Dehury, the Odisha Vigilance today arrested him on charges of bribery.

Boudh: A day after conducting raids on properties of Police Sub-Inspector Bikram Kumar Dehury, the Odisha Vigilance today arrested him on charges of bribery.

Dehury, the SI of Baunsuni Police Station in Boudh district, was arrested for demanding and accepting of bribe Rs 15,000 from a complainant (owner of vehicle) through digital mode (PhonePe) for release of his seized motorcycle.

Though, the Sessions Judge of Boudh had directed IIC Baunsuni PS to release the seized motorcycle, Dehury demanded bribe Rs 15,000 from the complainant and asked him to deposit the bribe amount in an account number to release the seized vehicle.

Accordingly, the complainant transferred the bribe amount (through PhonePe) to the account number provided by Dehury and the receipt of bribe amount was confirmed by accused Dehury.

Soon after transfer of bribe amount, Dehury was trapped by the Vigilance team. Following the trap, simultaneous searches were launched on his rest room located inside Baunsuni PS and house at native village Ratha Sahi of Puruna Katak in Boudh district.

Accused SI was arrested and forwarded to the Court today.

In this connection, Berhampur Vigilance PS Case No.23 dated 20.11.2023 U/s 7 Prevention of Corruption Amendment Act, 2018 has been registered and is under investigation.

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