BEO Arrested By Odisha Vigilance Over Bribery Charges


Gajapati: The Odisha Vigilance on Friday arrested Block Education Officer (BEO), Nuagada Block in Gajapati district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.

As per the Vigilance, the BEO identified as Braja Kumar Nayak has demanded bribe of Rs 30000 from a teacher to release his arrear salary.

Nayak has demanded the bribe through Dillip Kumar Swain, accountant cum data entry operator

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

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

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