Junior Revenue Assistant Caught Taking Rs 10K Bribe In Keonjhar


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Vigilance sleuths today caught the Junior Revenue Assistant (JRA), working at the office of Ghatagaon Tehsildar in Keonjhar district while taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 to issue an ROR.

Debashis Panda, Junior Revenue Assistant(JRA), O/o Tahasildar, Ghatagaon, Dist. Keonjhar was apprehended by Odisha Vigilance while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.10,000 from a Complainant for issuance of partition pattas (ROR) in favor of the complainant and his siblings in two cases as per revenue law.

The entire bribe money has been recovered from the possession of accused JRA Panda and seized. Following the trap, simultaneous searches are going on at 3 locations of Panda from DA angle, the Vigilance said.

In this connection, Balasore Vigilance P.S. Case No.12 dt.31.5.2023 U/s 7 P.C. (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered. Investigation is in progress against the accused JRA Panda.

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