Medical Superintendent caught while taking bribe in Ganjam
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.