Talcher Asst Engineer caught red handed while accepting bribe

Angul: The Odisha Vigilance on Tuesday apprehended the Asst Engineer RWS & S division at Talcher in Angul district while demanding and accepting a bribe.

The Tax Collector has been identified as Santosh Kumar Sahoo.

Reportedly, the anti-corruption team laid a trap against Santosh while demanding and accepting cash of Rs 50,000/- from the complainant (a Contractor) in order to clear his bills.

Simultaneous searches were launched at the Govt quarter located at Talcher, Residential building at plot no-K 407, Kalinga Vihar, Bhubaneswar, and paternal house at Bhapur in Nayagarh.

In this connection, Cuttack Vigilance filed a case under section 7 of P.C Act,1988 as amended by the PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered.

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