Balangir: A clerk working in Labour Department of Odisha government was suspended for his corrupt practice after a video featuring him demanding and accepting bribe surfaced on social media.
The accused official has been identified as Ballabh Nag, a Clerk posted at Office of District Labour Officer in Balangir.
He was caught on camera asking for bribe and accepting Rs 1,000 from a person reportedly to issue a labour licence.
Taking stringent action against Nag, the State Labour Commissioner placed him under suspension following the video went into viral in media.
A probe has been ordered to look into the corruption charges against him. Also, action will be taken against Divisional Labour Commissioner Saroj Kumar Ranjito following investigation.