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Odisha: Clerk caught on camera while taking bribe

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Odishasuntimes
19th October, 2019 15:00 IST

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.

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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.

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