“Behera has been placed under suspension with effect from the date of his arrest (December 5) in connection with a Vigilance case registered at Sambalpur Vigilance police station under Section 7 of the PC Act. During the period of suspension, he will remain under the disciplinary control of Balangir SP. He will draw the SA and DA as admissible under Rule 90 of Orissa Service Code,” stated an office order.
According to the information, the IIC, Alok Kumar Behera on Sunday was by Vigilance officials on charges of accepting Rs 25,000 bribe from an accused to show him leniency in a case.
The IIC had been threatening to drag the accused’s wife also in the case and arrest her. The cop demanded bribe from the man to spare his wife.
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