Senior Clerk of Phulabani Treasury held for taking bribe….

Kandhamal(Special Opinion)One treasury clerk of the district treasury office in Phulbani was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe from a retired employee.The accused, identified as Arup Kumar Mishra, was working as a senior clerk at the District Treasury Office in Phulbani.According to sources, Mishra had demanded Rs.3000/- from one Pramod Kumar Panigrahy, retired assistant of the Fishery department in Phulbani in order to process his arrear bills. Following this, Pramod approached the Vigilance department and lodged a complaint.Based on the plaint, the anti-corruption wing laid a trap and apprehended Mishra while accepting the gratification.A case (10/2020) was registered and a probe initiated, sources added.

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