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Woman Gram panchayat technical assistant arrested by Vigilance

29/09/2018 at 5:19 PM


Berhampur: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a woman gram panchayat technical assistant (GPTA) for accepting Rs 1,200 bribe in Ganjam district.

M Suprabha, who was working as a GPTA in Ganjam block was caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance, Berhampur Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 1,200 from one Basant Kumar Chhatai of village Khatukuda under Rambha police station in Ganjam in order to submit report for release of security amount of Rs 10,000 in favour of Chhatri, sources said.

Chhatai is a small contractor who had executed a project under Ganjam block, for which he had deposited Rs 10,000 as security money.

Meanwhile, she was forwarded to the court.

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