Odisha Police ASI Caught Red-Handed Taking ‘Rs 1500 Bribe’
Bhubaneswar: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) at the Dhauli Police station in Bhubaneswar – Tofan Guru was on Wednesday caught red-handed by the Vigilance sleuths while allegedly taking bribe reportedly to hush up a case.
As per reports, a complaint was filed at the Dhauli Police station on the outskirts of the capital city pertaining to unloading sand in front of a house that accrued dispute between two families. Following this, ASI Tofan Guru had allegedly asked Rs 1500 to one the parties.
Vigilance team somehow clued about the illegal transaction and laid a trap to nab the ASI when he was receiving money.
Speaking to OTV, Guru refuted the allegations of unlawful transaction and said, “I am unaware of any such thing. I don’t know why the vigilance team has brought me here.”
On the same day in the capital city, vigilance sleuths conducted simultaneous raids at six places associated with Chandramani Sahu, an assistant engineer of Talcher Rural Development Department, on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to reports, several teams of the anti-corruption agency raided Sahu’s residences in Dhenkanal Town Planning area, Station Bazar and Tankapani Road in Bhubaneswar, his in-laws’ house at Mahabir Bazar, a parental house in Khandabandha and laid its hand on some important documents.
In another case of DA, the officials of the anti-corruption agency on October 21 had raided five places associated with Sarada Prasad Gauda, assistant engineer of Bhubaneswar R&B Division-5. Several teams raided Gauda’s three-storied building at Ganga Nagar, parental house, relative’s house and in-laws’ house in Ganjam.
(Edited By Devbrat Patnaik)