Bhubaneswar: The state vigilance has arrested Manoj Kumar Mohanty a clerk in Sub-Registrar, Brahmagiri in Puri on Saturday after caught him red handed while accepting bribe.
The vigilance officials said the accused demand of illegal gratification of Rs.3,500- from the complainant Rabindra Kumar Pujari of Bedhasunda villege inPuri for processing the file to issue marriage certificate of his friend Sri Hrushikesh Jena and Smt.Seemarekha Jena.
In course of investigation a trap was laid by the Vigilance Officers of Bhubaneswar Division. Accused Sri Manoj Kumar Mohanty was caught while demanding & accepting the bribe amount.
The bribe amount of Rs.3,500 has been recovered from the possession of accused Junior Clerk and seized in presence of witnesses. His hand wash gave positive chemical reaction confirming acceptance of bribe, police said.