Cuttack : 17.06.2016 (By Tapas Mahapatra):- To day i.e. on 17.06.2016 Sri Meghanad Manahira, Senior Clerk, O/o the Tahasildar, Sonepur has been caught by Vigilance Officers of Sambalpur Vigilance Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the complainant Sri Bandhabihari Nayak of Village Haladipali, P.S/Dist. Sonepur, in this connection Sambalpur Vigilance P.S case No.57 dt.16.06.2016 u/s. 7 P.C. Act 1988 has been registered. The complainant Sri Bandhabihari Nayak has alleged on 16.06.2016 that they have got joint property in his illage Haladipali, P.S-Sonepur. In the year 2012 without his consent his cousin brother Sri Anirudha Nayak had sold Ac.0.35 dec. to other person. They have applied for mutation of the land. In order to file objection the complainant Sri Nayak on 12.08.2015 has applied to the Tahasildar, Sonepur with paying court fees for supply of copy and details of mutation case record. For this purpose accused Sri Meghanad Manahira, Sr.Clerk demanded bribe of Rs.1,000/- to the complainant Sri Nayak. Getting no other alternative he reported to Vigilance. A trap was laid on 17.06.2016. Accused Sri Meghanad Manahira, Sr.Clerk was caught red handed in front of the Tahasil Office, Sonepur by the Vigilance Officers of Sambalpur Division while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.1,000/- from the complainant Sri Nayak. The bribe money Rs.1,000/- was recovered from the possession of Sri Manahira, Sr.Clerk & has been seized in presence of witnesses. His hand wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe. Investigation of the case is in progress.
HOUSE SEARCH OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER BY VIGILANCE ON DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS ANGLE:
Cuttack : 17.06.2016 (By Tapas Mahapatra):- To day i.e. on 17.6.16 on the allegation of acquisition and possession of disproportionate assets by Sri Jayadev Pradhan, Executive Engineer, PH Division, Bhanjanagar, office at Chatrpur Dist-Ganjam his (1) Residential house at Sidharthanagar, Second lane, Berhampur (2) Flat No.201 at Ekadanta Orchid Apartment, Ghatikia, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar (3) Brother-in-law’s house at Bimanagar, Berhampur (4) Paternal house at Odia Sahi, Polsara, Dist-Ganjam (5) Govt. quarter at Chatrapur (6) Office room at Chatrapur were simultaneously searched by the Officers of Vigilance, Bhubaneswar Division on the strength of search warrant issued by the Court .During search, so far the following movable and immovable assets The total assets of Sri Jayadev Pradhan, Executive Engineer detected so far has been calculated to Rs.92,99,656/-.Sri Jayadev Pradhan joined as a Stipendiary Engineer in H&UD Department on 24.08.1991 and was posted to Chhatrapur, Berhampur Municipality, Rayagada and Jeypur. He was promoted to the rank of Executive Engineer in the year 2014 and was posted to PH Division, Bhanjanagar, where he is continuing as such till date. Further search an investigation is in progress.