The accused has been identified as Arun Kumar Parida.
As per reports, Parida demanded a bribe from the father of a Class-IX student for making clearance of the student’s scholarship.
Subsequently, the student’s father approached the Vigilance Department and demanded action against the accused clerk.
Based on the complaint, the vigilance officials today laid a trap and caught Parida red-handed while he was accepting the bribe.
“We have arrested the accused official and seized the bribe money from his possession. Further investigation is underway,” said a police official.