Odisha Govt Engineer Caught Taking Bribe; Arrested, Sent To Jail

Bhubaneswar: Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE) of Irrigation Division, Khordha Kamadev Biswal who was arrested by the Vigilance for taking bribe has been remanded to judicial custody, said an official press release.

Biswal who was arrested by the Vigilance on Tuesday for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant, a contractor to facilitate payment of bill amounting to Rs 10 lakh was today remanded to judicial custody by the Court till December 21.

A case has been registered against Biswal at the Bhubaneswar Vigilance police station under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018.

Further investigation in the case is underway, the release added.