JUNIOR ENGINEER IN VIGILANCE NET ON GRAFT CHARGE.
Cuttack ,11.08.2016 (Tapas Mahapatra)-Today i.e. on 11.08.2016 Sri Muralidhar Rout, GPTA, Junior Engineer, Kantamal Block, Dist- Boudh has been caught by the Vigilance Officers of Berhampur Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant Sri Swadhin Mahakul, Vill-Nuapali, PS-Manamunda, Dist- Boudh. In this connection Berhampur Vigilance P.S Case No. 44 dt.10.08.2016 U/s 7 P.C. Act. 1988 has been registered. Complainant Sri Swadhin Mohakul alleged that he had executed some portion of the road work in Kantamal Block under NREGS Scheme with an estimated cost of Rs.4,44,000/-. The work was checked by Sri Muralidhar Rout, GPTA, Kantamal Block. Complainant Sri Mahakul requested accused Sri Rout for preparation of the bill. Accused Sri Rout demanded Rs.15,000/- for the same. After negotiation accused Sri Rout agreed to accept Rs.10,000/- for preparation of bill . Thereafter Sri Mahakul reported the matter to Vigilance. As per direction of S.P, Vigilance, Berhampur, a trap was laid on 11.8.2016. Accused Sri Rout, Junior Engineer, Kantamal Block was caught red handed in his Govt. residential house at Kantamal by Vigilance Officers of Berhampur Division while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant Sri Mahakul. Bribe money of Rs.10,000/- has been recovered from the possession of Sri Rout and seized in presence of witnesses. Hand wash of Sri Rout gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.