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Tuesday, 4 March 2014
Data Entry Operator in Vigilance Net : Balangir
A data entry operator working at Development and Handicapped section
in the office of the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) here was
arrested by Vigilance sleuths for taking gratification of `10,000 to
issue physically handicapped certificate to one Tapan Herna of
Swadhinpara, Titlagarh on Monday. The bribe amount was also recovered
from his office almirah.
The arrested Debraj Kumar Giri demanded
the bribe to allow the Orthopeadician, Balangir to issue Physically
Handicapped Certificate indicating his disability as more than 50 per
Earlier, Herna was issued Physically Handicapped Certificate
having 45 per cent disability which is to be renewed every five years.
On February 28, Herna had applied online to the authorities for its
renewal and was physically tested by the team of doctors on March 1 in
the office of CDMO.
Following the complaint of Herna, Vigilance
sleuths laid a trap. On Monday Giri told Herna to keep the bribe money
in an envelope and wait in front of the CDMO office. Later, Giri came
out with a plastic bag and asked Herna to keep the money in the bag.
Giri went inside the office and kept the bag with the graft amount in
his office almirah. At this time, the Vigilance officials arrived and
seized the money. Source : The New Indian Express , 4th march 2014