Medical Superintendent caught while taking bribe in Ganjam

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Bhanjanagar: Launching a crackdown on corrupt officials, Vigilance sleuths in Ganjam have arrested a Medical Superintendent and a Panchayat Executive Officer red-handed while accepting bribe.

As per the report, acting upon a tip-off a Vigilance team from Berhampur raided the office of Bhanjanagar Sub-Divisional Hospital (SDH) Superintendent Dr Pitambar Dash’s office this morning and caught him accepting a bribe of Rs 5000 from one Bhanumati Barik to conduct hernia operation of his husband.

The raid followed a complaint earlier filed by Barik in connection with the case.

Later in a similar case, the anti-corruption bureau officials raided the office of Panchayat Extension Officer of Khariput under Belaguntha block, Panchanan Pradhan’s office following a bribe charge against him.

During the raid Pradhan was caught accepting a bribe amount of Rs 5000 from one Prabhat Kumar Bhuyan to get the verification report released for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) money.

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  1. Raj Kishore Behera says

    I have had my hernia operated from Dr.Dash last month and yes i had paid rs5000 to hire an anasthesia specialist as the hospital doesnt have an anasthesia specialist.But the surgery was conducted freely without any charges and was successful.Truly he is the best surgeon i had ever visited.I think he had been accused wrongly.

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