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RI Arrested By Vigilance Sleuths

Cuttack : Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Subarnapur districtís Biramaharajpur Revenue Inspector (RI) Arun Kumar Purohit.He has been charged of demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs 2.500 from a person for demarcation of a land in his village.

According to vigilance department sources, one Pradeep Pradhan had applied to the tehsil office for demarcation of his land as a portion of his land was encroached by another person of the village. RI Purohit demanded Rs 2,500 to do his work. Despite requests, he didnít lessen the demanded bribe amount.

Dissatisfied with the demand of bribe, Pradeep informed the Vigilance office. On his complaint, Vigilance sleuths laid a trap and nabbed Purohit while taking bribe from the complainant in his office room this morning. Simultaneously, searches have been conducted in different places to assess his properties.

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