SI of Police Arrested by Vigilance on Graft Charge
Cuttack ,15th May 2017 (By Debabrat Mohanty) –On 15.05.2017, Sri Niranjan Sundaray, S.I of Police, Patamundai Police, Station, Kendrapara was caught red handed by the Officers of Vigilance, Cuttack Division, while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.2,000/- from Sri Ganeswar Biswal S/o Sri Gokhei Biswal, Vill- Adhakhanda, PS- Pattamundai, Kendrapara for submission of Charge sheet against the accused persons, who were involved in Pattamundai P.S case No.465/16.The gist of the case is that basing on the written report of the Complt. Sri Biswal, Pattamundai P.S. Case No. 465 dt.07.12.2016 U/s 341/294/323/325/380/354/307/506/34 IPC was registered against Aurokhita Mallick, Chandan Mallick, Sagar Mallick and three others of village Adhakhanda Pattamunadi. The accused S.I. Niranjan Sundaray investigated into the Case. During investigation, accused Chandan Mallick was arrested and forwarded to the Hon’ble Court. Other accused persons obtained anticipatory bail from Hon’ble High Court Odisha, Cuttack. The complt. requested the accused S.I. Sri Sundaray for submission of Charge Sheet, but the later demanded Rs.2000/- as bribe for the above purpose. Finding no other option, the complainant reported the matter to S.P. Vigilance, Cuttack Division.Accordingly, a trap was laid on 15.05.2017 at about 11.55 A.M. The accused Sri Sundaray was caught red handed in his govt. residential quarter located at Pattamundai PS Campus, while demanding and accepting bribe money of Rs.2,000/- from the Complt. Sri Biswal. The bribe money has been recovered from his possession. His hand wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe. Search of his residential house at Indiragandhi Colony, PS-Dhauli, Bhubaneswar is in progress. Sri Sundaray has been arrested and will be forwarded to the court in custody.In this connection, Cuttack Vigilance P.S. case No.33 dt.12.05.2017 U/s 7 P.C. Act, 1988 has been registered.