Panchayat EO in vigilance net in Orissa

An Executive Officer (EO) of Kirisinga Grama Panchayat in Kutra block of Sundargarh district was arrested Thursday by state vigilance in a bribery case.

Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

Rourkela: An Executive Officer (EO) of Kirisinga Grama Panchayat in Kutra block of Sundargarh district was arrested Thursday by state vigilance in a bribery case.

The EO, Kedarnath Tandia was nabbed at his block office while accepting the bribe of Rs 2000 from Indira Awas beneficiary, Trilochan Singh of Jhiripani village of the block.
Vigilance sources said Tandia had allegedly demanded Rs 5000 from Singh to settle his work order bill for Rs 25,000 for his sanctioned Indira Awas.
Tandia will be produced before a vigilance court at Sambalpur later today, sources said.

PTI