A vigilance team has arrested a cashier of Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED) for accepting Rs 27,000 bribe in Bihar’s Rohtas district.
Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Maharaj Kaniska Kumar laid a trap and arrested cashier Sharda Chaudhary on Friday from his office located in Dharmashala locality on GT Road in Sasaram soon after he took Rs 27,000 as bribe from the complainant.
One Anil Kumar Arya, a native of Gaurakshani village under Sasaram police station area, had lodged a complaint with the vigilance officials that Chaudhary and Sujit Kumar, an executive engineer, had demanded bribe in lieu of releasing the bills for work done by the complainant.
The tainted cashier was being brought to the state capital where he would be produced before a designated court for judicial remand.
The vigilance department has laid 16 traps and arrested 18 government servants so far this year.