Ganjam, : A Junior Clerk of the Block Education Office (BEO), Aska has been held by Vigilance on the charges of bribery on Sunday.
Sleuths of the Vigilance trapped the accused, identified as Manoj Kumar Pradhan while receiving Rs 5000 cash from a retired teacher.
According to the Vigilance, Pradhan was receiving the amount from the retired teacher, Nabaghana Goud to provide him a Benefit Certificate. Meanwhile, the Vigilance team trapped him and recovered the bribe from his possession.
Following this, multiple raids were conducted at the BEO office and Pradhan’s residence in order to assess his properties.
Raids are underway and his illegal assets are yet to be ascertained, said a Vigilance Official.