Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): On charges of collecting Rs 5,000 from each ANM worker sitting on dharna at Lower PMG on the pretext of issuance of appointment letter for the post of ANM the capital police arrested three persons on Thursday.
Accordingly, an inquiry was conducted upon an audio clip of a conversation between K Aswini Dora and Bharati Pradhan relating to inducement of Rs 15, 000 from each ANM worker agitating at Lower PMG here demanding job regularization.
The cops also seized mobile phones, in which the conversation was made and Rs 21,000 cash from their possession where Rs 11, 000 from K Aswini Dora and Rs 10,000 from Santosh Kumar Sahu.
After inquiry, a conspiracy was hatched by accused K Aswini Dora of Pandiapathara under Aska police limits, Santosh Kumar Sahu in Tarsingh police station area and Rajkishore Achari of Kabisurjyanagar of Ganjam to collect Rs 1 crore from the ANM workers. According to sources, they had allegedly collected a lump-sum amount from many of them.