CBI Arrests Asst Audit Officer Of PAG Office In Bhubaneswar In Bribery Case
Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Assistant Audit Officer, Principal Accountant General (Audit-1), Bhubaneswar for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 6,500 to clear a medical bill.
The accused auditor has been identified as Santosh Kumar Panigrahy.
He was caught red-handed while allegedly accepting the bribe money, which was 10% of the bill amount, from the complainant for not raising any audit objection on medical bills of his office, in front of Bhubaneswar RTO office and later arrested.
“Searches conducted on the premises of the accused at Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam led to recovery of documents related to immovable properties at Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam and Berhampur. The arrested accused will be produced today in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Bhubaneswar,” a CBI release said.