RI in Vigilance net taking bribe

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Angul: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a Revenue Inspector (RI) red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1500 in Angul district.

The arrested has been identified as Jarapada RI Gokulananda Pradhan.

According to sources, a person, identified as Ramachandra Behera, of Durgapur village had applied for legal heir certificate. However, the accused RI demanded a bribe for the same and did not issue the document despite his frequent requests.

Later, the victim approached the Vigilance office in this regard following which vigilance officials laid a trap.

As per the plan, a team of Angul Vigilance headed by DSP Pradeep Pradhan arrested the RI red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 1500 from the complainant this morning.

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