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Clerk arrested by vigilance on graft charge

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A has been arrested by Odisha's anti-wing for allegedly accepting bribe from a man to process a file for the registration of an NGO in district, a release said.

Acting on a complaint, personnel laid a trap and caught Suvendu Kumar Tripathy, a in the office of the (ADM), while acccepting an illegal gratification of Rs 1,500 from the complainant yesterday, the release said.

Tripathy had demanded Rs 2,000 from the complainant for finalising the registration of his NGO as per Societies Registration Act, 1860.

The amount was finally reduced to Rs 1,500, the complainant said.

The was caught red-handed by the vigilance officers in his office room at the Collectorate in Kendrapara, while accepting the bribe from the complainant, the release said.

The bribe money was recovered from Tripathy's possession following which he was arrested, the release said.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 13:10 IST