Panchayat Executive Officer in vigilance net for taking bribe

Bhubaneswar, Dec 7: Odisha vigilance sleuths Friday nabbed a Gram Panchayat official while taking bribe from a beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY).

Ishwar Chandra Das, Executive Officer of Dahapada gram panchayat in Remuna block of the district, was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2000 from one Madhusudan Jena, a beneficiary of PMAY scheme.

A team of Balasore vigilance division raided residence of Das at Manikhamba and seized many incriminating documents along with pass books of various banks.

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