Vigilance Apprehends Police Sub-Inspector While Taking Bribe In Odisha’s Boudh
Boudh: Vigilance officials apprehended a police sub-inspector while taking bribe in Odisha’s Boudh district on Tuesday.
The Vigilance received a complaint that sub-inspector Bikram Dehuri posted in Baunsuni police station of the district was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 for releasing a seized vehicle. The complainant alleged that the police officer was not releasing the vehicle despite the court order.
Following the complaint, the Vigilance laid a trap and told the complainant to give the money to Dehuri. While the sub-inspector was receiving the bribe through PhonePe, Vigilance sleuths caught him red-handed. They recoverd the entire amount from his possession.
Following the seizure, Vigilance also carried out simultaneous raids on the properties of the sub-inspector at different places from DA angle. The searches were being carried out in Dehuri’s office room, his government residence and a residential building owned by him in Purunakatak of the district.