Tehsildar In Odisha’s Sonepur Caught Red-Handed While Accepting Bribe
Sonepur: A Tehsildar has been caught red-handed while accepting a bribe in Tarabha Block of Sonepur district in Odisha.
The tehsildar has been identified as Subrat Kumar Behera. He was caught while taking a bribe from a man identified as Kanhu Charan Das.
Das wanted a sale deed to be passed by the Tehsildar for which he had asked for a bribe of Rs. 20,000/-. Das had complained to the vigilance department regarding the same.
On getting the tip, the Sambalpur Vigilance Department under the directive of SP Sara Sharma formed a team of 10 officials and raided the official residence of the Tehsildar.
He was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- It is noteworthy that the Tehsildar is also the acting Sub-Registrar.