Jharsuguda : Vigilance Sleuths on Monday nabbed an assistant teacher working in the billing section Office of Jharsuguda District Welfare Office, for accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,000 from a complainant.

The accused was identified as Santosh Naik (44), a resident of Panchpada under Jharsuguda Town.

As per the vigilance official,” Based on the complaint by one Surya Narayan Satpathy, son of Sanatan Satpathy, a retired Assistant Teacher of Sarnadamal under Banharpali area of Jharsuguda District. we had laid a trap on Monday afternoon and had caught Santosh Kumar Naik, red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,000 from the complainant in the Dist. Treasury Office, Jharsuguda. Santosh Naik had demanded Rs, 4000 as a bribe for settling the unutilised leave of the retired assistant teacher Sanathan Satpathy.

The accused Santosh Kumar Naik has been arrested and is being forward to the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Sambalpur.