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Sr Clerk Caught Taking Bribe In Odisha’s Keonjhar

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OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday apprehended senior clerk posted in the office of District Ayurveda  Medical Officer in Odisha’s Keonjhar district while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.

The accused, Debasis Mohapatra, had demanded an illegal gratification of Rs 15,000 from an Ayurvedic assistant to prepare arrear salary bill and drawl of the same. He was caught red-handed while accepting an advance of Rs 5,000. The entire bribe money has been recovered from Mohapatra and seized, a Vigilance release said.

While case has been registered at Balasore Vigilance police station under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018, simultaneous searches are on at 3 locations liked to Mohapatra to ascertained whether he has accumulated assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

OB Bureau

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