Bargarh, Mar 4: Vigilance officers on Thursday arrested Bargarh district’s Katapali CHC VS Clerk Manoj Kumar Swain on the charge of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 600 from a person to issue a death certificate for his relative.
According to information, Vigilance officers had laid a trap to nab the Clerk on a complaint. Swain was caught red-handed by Vigilance officers while he was taking the demanded money from the complainant.
Despite repeated approaches, the VS Clerk could not issue the death certificate. However, he demanded gratification for the purpose. With no option left, the applicant approached the Vigilance and placed a complaint against him.