Govt Official Caught By Vigilance While Taking Rs 20,000 Bribe In Odisha’s Jajpur
Jajpur: Vigilance officials on Tuesday caught the Assistant Director, Handicraft (Jajpur Road), while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000.
The official, Pravat Mishra, had allegedly demanded the money from a person to clear payment of his pending bills amounting to Rs 76,500. Mishra was accepting the money through a contractual employee in his office when he was caught.
Simultaneous searches are being carried out on his properties:
* House No. 209, Dual Height Apartment, Patia, Bhubaneswar
* Rented house at Badambadi, Cuttack
* Paternal house at Sundargarh
* Residential house of contractual employee in Jajpur