RI & ARI Caught Taking Bribe In Odisha’s Sonepur

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Friday apprehended Revenue Inspector (RI) Rajendra Kumar Mishra and Assistant Revenue Inspector (ARI) Panchanan Dang of Khandahata RI Circle under Biramaharajpur Tehsil in Sonepur on bribery charges.

According to a Vigilance release, Dang was caught accepting Rs 5,ooo from the complainant on the direction of Mishra to forward the enquiry report in Revision Petition Case for issuance of ROR. The entire bribe money was recovered Dang, and seized. “Following the trap, simultaneous searches are on at two locations linked to the two accused to ascertain whether they had accumulated assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.”

It added that a case has been registered under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018, at Sambalpur Vigilance police station and further investigation is underway.

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