Rs 1.12 cr cash seized during raid on Gynaecologist’s house

Puri: The State Vigilance recovered approximately Rs 1.12 crore cash during a search in the house of Dr. Sukant Kumar Jena who is working as Gynaecologist in Charichak CHC in Puri today evening.

The house search was conducted after Dr Jena was caught red-handed by the Vigilance while demanding and accepting bribe for conducting a ceasarian operation.

After registering a case Vigilance PS Case No 4/2022 against the Gynaecologist, the Vigilance raided his house at Patia in Bhubaneswar and recovered Rs 1.12 crore cash. Till filing of this report, the house search was continuing.

Earlier in the day, Dr Jena was apprehended by the Vigilance while demanding and accepting bribe Rs 3000 post operation and Rs 5000 pre operation, from a complainant for ceasarian operation of his cousin. The bribe money was recovered from the Gynaecologist and seized.

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