Bhubaneswar: A former GRS in Boudh district has been sentenced to three years imprisonment in a bribery case.
Pandaba Mahala, GRS (Disengaged from service), Ghantapada GP under Kantamal Block, who was charge sheeted by Odisha Vigilance in Berhampur Vigilance PS Case U/s 7 P.C. Amendment Act, 2018 for demanding and accepting bribe Rs.15,000 from a complainant for processing his file for early allotment of house under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana (PMAY-G), was convicted by Special Judge, Vigilance, Phulbani.
Mahala has been sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of 3 years and fine of Rs.5,000 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo further rigorous imprisonment for a period of 3 months more for the offence U/s 7 P.C. Amendment Act, 2018.