Vigilance arrests RI on bribery charges in Odisha
KalingaTV News Network
Jagatsinghpur: The Revenue Inspector (RI) of Kujang Tehsil in the district was arrested by Vigilance officials for accepting bribe on Thursday.
Vigilance sleuths of Jagatsinghpur division caught Kujang RI Subash Chandra Das red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 8000. Das was caught taking bribe from one Balaram Behera of Jayasankarpur village for issuing enquiry report to Kujanga tehsildar in one land mutation case.
Behera alleged that Das had demanded Rs 10,000 to do his work. However, the duo settled it for Rs 8000.
On being informed by Behera about the matter, the anti-corruption team laid a trap and arrested the RI while taking the bribe this morning.
Vigilance officials also conducted a raid on the residence and office of Subash Das after arresting him.
The RI will be forwarded to the court by today evening, informed Jagatsinghpur Vigilance DSP.