Gajapati: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a clerk working at the Gajapati Block Education Office (BEO) while demanding and accepting bribe.
The accused clerk identified as Surendra Mahakudha was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting Rs 10,000 bribe from one Samsundar Patnaik to process his pension file.
Sources said complainant Patnaik approached the clerk on several occasion to move his pension file. But the clerk was demanding bribe for the same.
Finding no alternatives, Patnaik brought the matter to the notice of the anti-graft officials leading to the arrest of the clerk.