Ganjam: Block Social Security Officer Arrested for Taking Bribe

Berhampur: Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested a Block Social Security Officer (BSSO) in Ganjam district for allegedly taking bribe.

The BSSO has been identified as Arun Nayak of Beguniapda Block. Nayak has been apprehended by Odisha Vigilance while demanding and accepting bribe Rs.6,000 from a complainant for submitting enquiry reports in favour of complainant and other eligible applicants for sanction of old age pension under MBPY Scheme(Madhu Babu Pension Yojana) pending with with him since long.

Following the demand, the complainant approached the Vigilance Authority. Accordingly, the BSSO was trapped by the Vigilance team while accepting the bribe.

The entire bribe money has been recovered from the possession of Nayak and seized.

Following the trap, simultaneous searches are going on at 3 locations of Nayak from DA angle.

In this connection, Berhampur Vigilance P.S. Case No. 05/23 U/s 7 P.C (Amendment) Act, 2018 has been registered. Investigation is in progress against accused Sri Nayak, BSSO, the Vigilance said.

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