Electrical SDO Arrested by Vigilance on Graft Charge
Cuttack,18th May 2017 (By debabrat Mohanty) – ,On 18.05.2017, Sri Rakesh Ranjan Roy, SDO, Electrical Enzen, Gondia, Dhenkanal was caught red handed by the Officers of Vigilance, Cuttack Division, while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.5,000/- from Sri Akshaya Kumar Nath, S/o Sri Bhagabat Nath of Vill.Kosida, PO- Barada, P.S-Gondia, Dist. Dhenkanal to give electric connection to his bore well.The gist of the case is that the complt. Sri Nath had applied to the SDO Electrical to supply electric connection to his bore well erected at his native village firm house and also deposited Rs.70/- online on 11.5.2017. When he approached the accused Sri Roy to supply electric connection to his bore well, he demanded Rs.5,000 for this purpose. Finding no other option, he reported the matter to S.P, Vigilance, Cuttack Division.Accordingly, a trap was laid on 18.05.2017 at about 11.00 A.M. The accused Sri Roy was caught red handed in his office room, while demanding and accepting bribe money of Rs.5,000/- from the Complt. Sri Nath. The bribe money has been recovered from the possession of Sri Roy. His hand and shirt pocket wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe. Search of his residential house at Plot No.D/987,CDA Sector-6, Cuttack is in progress. Sri Roy has been arrested and will be forwarded to the court in custody.In this connection, Cuttack Vigilance P.S. case No.34 dt.17.05.2017 U/s 7 P.C. Act, 1988 has been registered.