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Odisha: Suspended IAS Officer Bijay Ketan Released From Jail

04 February 2020


Bhubaneswar: Suspended IAS officer and former Director of Horticulture, Bijay Ketan Upadhyay was released from the jail today.

The Orissa High Court granted Upadhyaya bail on Monday. After his release, Upadhyaya said, "The matter is sub-judice and whatever the court decides I will accept it."

Upadhyay was arrested by the State Vigilance on December 30 on chrages of bribery. He was accused of demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a private firm for passing its bills.

Bijay Ketan Upadhyay, Suspended IAS Officer