Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Odisha Vigilance Nabs Section Officer For Taking Rs 10K Bribe In Kendrapara – N.F Times


Kendrapara: Odisha Vigilance sleuths arrested a Section Officer in Kendrapara district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs10,000.

The accused has been identified as John William Barala, Section Officer, Office of Tahasildar Pattamundai, Dist-Kendrapara.

Barala has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs10,000 (Rupees Ten Thousand) from a complainant to issue a certified copy of the case record relating to the partition of land. The entire bribe money has been recovered from exclusive possession of accused Barala and seized.

Following the trap, simultaneous searches are going on at two locations of Barala from the DA angle.

In this connection, Cuttack Vigilance P.S. Case No. 15 dated 28.06.2024 U/s-7PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered. The investigation is in progress against the accused. Further reports are awaited.


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