Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Odisha Vigilance Nabs ARI For Taking Rs 51K Bribe In Puri – N.F Times


Puri: Odisha Vigilance sleuths today arrested an Assistant Revenue Officer in Puri district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 51,000.

The accused has been identified as Pabitra Kumar Kandi, ARI, Chandanpur RI office under Puri Tehsil.

Kandi has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 51,000 from a complainant for submission of an enquiry report and facilitating conversion of agricultural land to homestead (Gharbari) land for issuance of RoR (Land Patta). The entire bribe money has been recovered from Kandi and seized.

Following the successful trap, simultaneous searches are going on at three locations of Kandi from the DA angle.

In this connection, Bhubaneswar Vigilance PS Case No 12/2024 U/s 7 PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered. The investigation is in progress against the accused.


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