BEO Arrested By Odisha Vigilance Over Bribery Charges

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Koraput: The Odisha Vigilance on Wednesday arrested Block Education Officer (BEO), Gunupur in Raygada district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.

As per the Vigilance, the BEO identified as Antaryami Behera has demanded bribe of Rs 10000 from a retired teacher in order to release pending arrear dues and submit service book for finalisation of pension.

Following the complaint, the Vigilance officials laid a trap and caught Behera red-handed while taking the bribe money.

The bribe money was recovered from the possession of the accused. In this connection, a case has been registered and further investigation is continuing, Vigilance officials said.

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