Angul: A Head Clerk of Banarpala Block Education Officer (BEO) in Angul district was arrested by Vigilance officials for demanding and accepting bribe from a school teacher today.
The anti-graft officials also seized Rs 3,000 bribe money from his possession.
As per the complaint lodged by Prashant Sahu, a teacher of Patrapada Primary School, head clerk Ranjan Kumar Nayak had demanded Rs 3,000 bribe from Sahu to clear pending bills. With no option left, Sahu sought the help of Vigilance.
Later, a trap was laid and the head clerk was caught red-handed by Vigilance officials while he was accepting the bribe from the teacher today.