BEO office Senior Clerk held for accepting bribe

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | April 19, 2024 IST

Boudh, April 19: Odisha Vigilance on Friday apprehended a senior clerk in the office of the Block Education Officer (BEO) at Harbhanga in Odisha’s Boudh district for demanding and accepting bribe from a complainant.

The accused Senior Clerk has been identified as Rabindra Padhy. Padhy was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe amount of Rs 20,000 as the first installment of an overall demand of Rs 40,000 from a school teacher to help her in an administrative matter. 

The entire bribe money has been recovered from accused Padhy and seized. 

According to a official release, the complainant had been requesting Padhy, for last six months to process her file. But, Padhy was demanding bribe Rs.40, 000 from her to get her work done. Finding no other way, the complainant informed about her harassment to the Vigilance Authority. Accordingly, Vigilance officials chalked out the plan and today nabbed Padhy while accepting bribe of Rs 20,000 from her.

Following the successful trap, simultaneous searches are going on at two locations of Padhy from DA angle. 

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