DRESSER, OFFICE OF ESI DISPENSARY CAUGHT BY VIGILANCE ON GRAFT CHARGE.
Bhubaneswar ,29th January 2018 (By Sumanta Kumar Jena) Today, i.e. on 29.01.2018, Sri Rabindra Kumar Nanda, Dresser, Office of ESI Dispensary, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar has been caught red handed by the officers of Vigilance, Bhubaneswar Division for demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs. 3,000/- from Sri Abhimanyu Barad of Malisahi, PS. Ranapur, Dist. Nayagarh to process the file for reimbursement of Rs.16,593/-.The gist of the case is that the Complainant Sri Barad is working as a Security Guard in Fireball Security & Consultancy and performing duty at Kotak Mahindra, Laxmisagar having Employee Code No. 20000307460001018. His relative was pregnant and was undergoing treatment at ESI Dispensary, Saheed Nagar, BBSR. In course of treatment, she was referred to Capital Hospital for delivery. After delivery, the complainant Sri Barad submitted medical bill amounting to Rs.16,593/- to the Medical officer, ESI Dispensary, Saheed Nagar for reimbursement and approached the accused Sri Nanda to put up the bills before the Medical Officer In-charge. But, Sri Nanda did not listen to him and demanded bribe of Rs. 3000/- for the above purpose. Finding no other option, he reported the matter to SP, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar Division for legal action.Accordingly, a trap was laid on 29.01.2018 at about 4.00 PM. Sri Nanda was caught red handed by the Vigilance officers in the dispensary, while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant Sri Barad. As per direction of Sri Nanda, the complainant handed over the bribe money to the former, who received the same in his right hand, counted and kept in his right side pant pocket. The bribe money of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the possession of the accused and seized in presence of witnesses. Both hand wash and pant pocket wash of Sri Nanda gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.The residential house of Sri Nanda located at Bhubaneswar is being searched. Sri Nanda has been arrested and will be forwarded in custody.In this connection, Bhubaneswar Vigilance P.S. case No. 1 dt. 25.01.2018 U/s 7 P.C. Act, 1988 has been registered and is under investigation.