Tehsildar Caught Taking 20K Bribe In Odisha

Sonepur: The Vigilance sleuths arrested Tarabha Tehsildar Subrat Behera in Odisha’s Sonepur district on Monday.

He was caught red-handed while accepting Rs 20,000 bribe for land registration at his official residence.

According to sources, the trap was laid on the basis of a complaint filed by one Kanhu Charan Das from Ghatakaintara village under Tarabha block. The complainant had sold his land in Antarda mouza to one Rabindra Mishra, a resident of Tulunda. The Tehsildar was demanding bribe from him for land registration.

After his arrest, Behera was taken to Sonepur, the sources added.

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