Salepur, April 16: A clerk of Chhanipur High School was caught red-handed by vigilance sleuths while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 on Friday.
The accused has been identified as Arun Kumar Parida.
According to the vigilance sleuths, Parida demanded a bribe from the father of a Class-IX student for making clearance of the student’s scholarship.
On learning about the bribe demand, the student’s father informed Vigilance officials following which a trap was laid and Parida was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe.
Interrogation is on by Cuttack police.