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Dhenkanal DHH staffer takes bribe for cataract surgery, held

Dhenkanal, Sep 8: Cuttack division Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) Ophthalmology department technical assistant Srinibas Chinnar for taking bribe from a patient.

Chinnar was caught red handed by the anti-graft body officials while he was taking Rs 2,000 bribe from one Trilocahan Satpathy, a resident of Damodarpur under Sukinda police station in Jajpur district for cataract operation at Eye Ward corridor of the DHH.

Satpathy had visited the hospital for cataract operation recently. But Chinnar demanded Rs 2,000 to facilitate proper check up/test of his eye and also early cataract operation by the DHH eye specialist.
Finding no alternative, Trilochan reported the matter with the Cuttack division Vigilance Cell following which a trap was laid and the technical assistant was nabbed red handed when he was taking money from Trilochan on the hospital premises.

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