Bhubaneswar, June 24: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the head clerk working in the office of Block Education Officer (BEO), Kalampur in Kalahandi district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.
Vigilance sleuths said that accused identified as Judhistir Harijan has demanded bribe of Rs 13,000 from a retired headmaster in order to process and help release retirement benefits in his favour.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on Friday and the accused was caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance. “The bribe money was recovered from the possession of the accused. In this connection a case has been registered and further investigation is continuing,” said an official.