Vigilance Arrests GRS Taking Rs 14 K Bribe


Jharsuguda: Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested a GRS of Kanaktora GP under  Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district for accepting bribe from a person to facilitate a pucca house under PMAY.

The GRS identified as Manoj Kumar Sahu has been apprehended while taking bribe of Rs.14,000/- from a  Beneficiary for facilitating allotment of PMAY house as well as preparation of Muster Rolls for payment of his dues, Vigilance department stated in atweet.

In this connection, Rourkela Vigilance PS Case No.21/22, U/s 7 P.C. (Amendment) Act,2018 has been registered. Investigation in progress, it added.

Earlier in the day, the anti graft agency carried out raids on the premises of Assistant Executive Engineer Bishnu Charan Sahu on charges of possession of disproportionate assets.

Sahu works as the Assistant Executive Engineer of Irrigation Baghua Project, Bhanjanagar Irrigation Division in Ganjam district.

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