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Tag: Bribe

Baliapal IIC
IIC caught taking bribe in Balasore

Balasore: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Inspector-in-charge (IIC) Surendra Beuria of Baliapal police station in Balasore district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000. According to sources the IIC  had demanded Rs 20,000 as bribe from a relative of one Ganesh Chandra Mohapatra, who is accused in a land dispute, for not arresting Ganesh. […]

Bonda woman
Bonda woman gets back her money from 'tainted' doc

Malkangiri: The gynaecologist at the district headquarters hospital, who was shifted two days ago to the CDMO office for allegedly taking bribe from a Bonda (tribal) woman, has returned the amount to the victim in presence of Chief District Medical Officer, relatives of the victim said today. “Doctor Nirmal Nayak had taken Rs 3500 from […]

Bonda woman bribed a doc for delivery in government hospital!

Malkangiri: A Bonda woman had to allegedly bribe a doctor to get her delivery done at the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital. The doctor had also reportedly threatened to stop medicines if she failed to pay the money. On registration of a complaint by the woman’s husband, the doctor was shifted to the office of the […]

Revenue Inspector held for taking bribe

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested Angul district revenue inspector (RI) Padan Nayak on the charge of demanding and accepting bribe from a person for a land verification report at Paripara village under Nisha police limits in the district. The RI had demanded Rs 3,000 bribe from one Sonu Barik for sending a land verification report […]

VLW caught taking bribe in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Village Level Worker (VLW) Narahari Aich of Shyamsundarpur Panchayat under Tihidi block in Bhadrak district for demanding and accepting bribe. According to sources the VLW had demanded Rs 5,000 as bribe from a beneficiary for clearing a bill under the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY). Investigation is on into the matter, […]

Vigilance arrests RI in Keonjhar
Revenue Inspector, peon held for taking Rs 2,000 bribe

Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the revenue inspector of Raisuan panchayat in Keonjhar district and his office peon for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 for demarcation of a land. A seven-member team of the anti-corruption wing, led by Keonjhar Vigilance DSP Harekrushna Majhi, caught the accused persons redhanded while taking bribe from one […]

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Kalahandi Dy Labour Commissioner in Vigilance net

Kalahandi: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested district Deputy Labour Commissioner Dinabandhu Adhikari while accepting bribe of Rs 20,000 from a person for releasing ex-gratia funds announced in the name of his deceased brother. As per sources, the labour official was caught red handed while accepting the bribe from Madhusudan Dora Chamapadeipur village of Lanjigarh block […]

Jewellery worth Rs 21.5L found from arrested RSP ED’s locker

Rourkela: The CBI, which had arrested Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) Executive Director (Works) BP Burma yesterday on graft charges, today found gold ornaments worth Rs 15 lakh and Rs 6.5 lakh worth of diamond jewellery from his bank locker. Besides, two Titan luxury watches were also found from the locker. Also Read: RSP ED arrested […]

RSP ED arrested by CBI on graft charges

Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) Executive Director (Works) BP Burma today allegedly for taking bribe. Burma was arrested on the allegation of taking Rs 1 lakh bribe to pass a tender, said CBI SP. Earlier on Sunday, a six-day team of the CBI had raided the house and […]

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Revenue Inspector held for taking Rs 2,500 bribe

Berhampur: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the revenue inspector of Badakushastali in Odisha’s Ganjam district and his office peon for allegedly taking bribe Rs 2,500 from a person for demarcation of his land and to issue right of record (RoR). The accused persons identified as Kailash Chandra Behera, RI and Govinda Chandra Pattanaik, peon were caught […]

Health Supervisor caught taking bribe

Kendrapara: Marsaghai health Supervisor Prabin Grahacharya of Kendrapara district was caught red handed by Vigilance officials while demanding and accepting bribe today. As per complainant Pratap Barik of Daanra village, Grahacharya demanded Rs 1000 from him to change his daughter’s name in birth. The complainant had appealed the health supervisor for the name change in […]

Doctor arrested while taking bribe from patient

Sambalpur: The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Saroj Kumar Sethi, an associate professor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, while he was taking a bribe from a patient. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing of Odisha Police caught Sethi red-handed while he was taking a bribe of Rs […]

Cuttack BEO caught taking bribe

Cuttack: Cuttack Sadar Block Education Officer (BEO) Paramananda Mishra was caught red-handed by Vigilance officials while demanding and accepting bribe on his retirement day today. Mishra was caught by the Vigilance sleuths while taking Rs 5,000 bribe from a teacher for updating a service book this morning. Officials of the Cuttack Vigilance Division raided the […]

PWD executive engineer in vigilance net

Bhubaneswar: Executive engineer of Public Works Department in Koraput district was arrested by vigilance officials today for taking bribe to pass a pending bill of a contractor. The anti-graft agency raided a hotel here while engineer Gopal Chandra Nayak was making a deal of Rs 2 lakh to pass a pending bill of Rs 30 […]

Sting on BJD MLAs: Tainted legislators file FIR

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding four BJD MLAs asking for bribe from an undercover person posing as an industrialist to help set up industries in their respective constituencies took a new turn with the four tainted MLAs appearing before the police to file FIRs alleging that the sting operation is only a conspiracy to tarnish their […]

Sting on 4 BJD MLAs: Vigilance forms 5 teams

Cuttack: The State Vigilance today formed five teams to probe the sting operation aired on a news channel that showed four BJD MLAs asking for hefty bribes from an undercover person posing as an industrialist to help set up industries in their respective constituencies. Talking to media persons here, Vigilance Director RP Sharma said five […]

IIC caught red-handed taking bribe

Cuttack: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Haramohan Nayak, the inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Narasinghpur police station in Cuttack district, for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from Cuttack Vigilance Constable Sushant Samal. Complainant Samal alleged that the IIC had demanded the bribe after he requested him to settle a land dispute lodged against himself. […]

Odisha govt paid Rs 2 cr 'bribe' to Daitapatis!

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, often accused of bending backward to keep servitors of Puri Jagannath temple in good humour, has landed in an embarrassing position after the revelation that it paid Rs 2 corresponding to the Daitapati servitors as ‘compensation’ for the loss suffered by them due to the ban on devotees climbing the chariots […]

Grama Rojagar Sevak arrested for accepting bribe

A Grama Rojagar Sevak was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance sleuths for allegedly accepting Rs 2,000 bribe from a man for processing a file pertaining to return of security money deposited for a road work in Kendrapara district

Police Training School principal held for graft

Nayagarh: A joint team of Vigilance officials from Bhubaneswar, Khurda and Nayagarh zones today caught Binod Das, principal of Police Training School (PTS), red-handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000 from the in-charge ASI of the school. The principal was later arrested. Talking to media persons, Haramohan Pati, Vigilance DSP of Nayagarh […]

Co-op society president held for taking bribe

Boudh: Vigilance officials on Wednesday arrested Sankulei co-operative society president Antaryami Chaulia for allegedly demanding and receiving bribe of Rs 50,000 from a staff to revoke his suspension.

Engineer arrested while taking bribe

Keonjhar: Vigilance officials of Keonjhar district unit today arrested Dipak Kumar Sahu, executive engineer of Nesco, while he was accepting a bribe from a local contractor at his office in Joda.

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Engineer, RI in Vigilance net

Balangir/Baripada: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the office of Satya Narayan Panigrahi, Junior Engineer, Lift Irrigation, Tusara Irrigation Division in Balangir district, his residence, his in-laws’ house and houses of his two brothers at Patnagarh. The raids were conducted by five teams led by Abhiram Kar, DSP, Vigilance, Balangir. “Till now, we have […]

Clerk arrested for taking Rs 500 bribe

Nayagarh: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested senior clerk of Odagaon block office Bijay Kumar Giri while he was taking a bribe of Rs 500. According to sources, one Kashinath Prdhan had done a construction work worth Rs 1 lakh under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD). Giri had asked Pradhan to give […]

Vigilance to register fresh case against arrested R&B engineer

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance department will file a fresh case against Roads and Buildings (R&B) department assistant engineer Sanjeev Nanda for amassing properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. Vigilance sleuths have found properties worth crores of rupees in the name of Nanda, who was arrested while taking a bribe. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing […]

Father accuses school headmaster of demanding bribe for correction of son's certificate

Bhadark: The headmaster of a government high school in the district has allegedly demanded a bribe for initiating the process of rectifying the name of a student in his board certificate.

Sub Jailor, PEO in Vigilance net

Puri/ Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Digapahandai Sub Jailor Bibhuti Bhusan Patnaik while he was taking a bribe of Rs 10, 000. According to sources, the anti corruption wing nabbed Patnaik while he was taking the bribe from a contractor promising him to provide the contract of food supply to the jail. Besides, it […]

14 years on, IT officer gets jail for graft

Mumbai: Fourteen years after he was caught over corruption charges, a former income tax commissioner was sentenced to three years in jail while his wife was jailed for two years. Special CBI Judge R.N. Joshi found A.K. Purwar and his wife Chhaya Purwar guilty of various charges on Friday, an official said on today. While […]

Policeman arrested for accepting bribe

The vigilance sleuths today arrested an assistant sub-inspector of police of Tumba outpost in Odisha's Ganjam district for allegedly taking bribe from a person