Cuttack, 28/9 ( Odisha Samachar )- To day on 28.9.2015 Sri Amrendra Kumar Rath, Junior Clerk, Office of Dist. Education Officer, Nuapada is caught red handed by Vigilance Officers of Koraput Vigilance Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.8,000/- from the complainant Sri Anil Kumar Patel, Teacher, Gadaphula High School Dist-Nuapada for drawal of his 17 months arrear pay. In this connection Koraput Vigilance P.S case No.54 dt. 22.9.2015 u/s. 7 P.C. Act 1988 has been registered.
The complainant Sri Anil Kumar Patel, Teacher,Gadaphula High School, Dist-Nuapada alleged that he had requested accused Junior Clerk Sri Rath to draw his 17 months arrear pay several times. Accused Sri Rath demanded bribe of Rs.11,000/- from the complainant for this purpose. Accused Sri Rath, Junior Clerk taken Rs.3,000/- earlier. Further he demanded bribe of Rs.8,000/- for the above purpose. Getting no other alternative complt. Sri Patel reported to Vigilance.
The accused Sri Amrendra Kumar Rath, Junior Clerk was caught red handed by the Vigilance team while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.8,000/- from the complt in his office. The bribe money of Rs.8,000/- has been recovered from his possession. Hand & shirt pocket wash of the accused gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe.
The investigation is in progress.