Kalahandi, Feb 18: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Principal, Odisha Adarsha Bidyalaya, Madanpur in Kalahandi district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.
Vigilance sleuths said that the accused identified as Khitish Bhusan Biswal has demanded bribe of Rs 40,000 from one Gangadhar Bag to issue order for appointing him as choukidar cum sweeper in the school.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on Thursday 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.