Dhenkanal: As a video of Gadasila in-charge Revenue Inspector in Dhenkanal district, Ranjan Panigrahi in a compromising position with a woman at his office went viral, District Collector Bhumesh Chandra Behera placed him under suspension.
Panigrahi, who works as an Additional Revenue Inspector, has been engaged as an in-charge RI of Gadasila Circle office for past few months.
The video, which went viral on social media, showed empty liquor bottles were lying at Panigrahi’s office. Some outsiders were also found sleeping at the RI’s office. Moreover, Panigrahi was seen in the video in a compromising position with a woman at his office.
After the video was brought to the notice of the district administration, the Dhenkanal Collector suspended the In-charge RI for six months. Panigrahi was directed to report at the Sub Collector’s office during the period of suspension.
Taking a serious note of the matter, the Dhenkanal Collector directed the Odapada Tahsildar to enquire and submit a report to the district administration.
Further action will be taken on basis of the enquiry report, the Collector informed.