BEO office Head Clerk caught taking bribe in Keonjhar

KalingaTV News Network

Keonjhar: Launching a crackdown on corrupt officials at the block level, Vigilance sleuths on Thursday caught Hatadihi Block Education Office Head Clerk here red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe.

The Head Clerk identified as Pradeep Sahu was arrested while taking Rs 5,000 from a teacher to release his pending salary.

Acting upon a complaint filed by the victim teacher Benudhar Sahu, the officials of the Keonjhar Vigilance Division laid a trap and conducted a raid at the accused Clerk’s office in the morning. During the raid, the Clerk was spotted pocketing the bribe money which the officials seized and arrested him.

The held accused will be forwarded to court today.

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