Bolangir: The Labour Commissioner of Odisha has suspended a clerk of the Labour Department in Bolangir district for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1000 for a person after a video went viral
The accused clerk has been identified as Ballabh Nag of the district. Nag demanded Rs 1000 from a person to issue labour licence challan. In the meanwhile, a social activist who was also present at the spot recorded the entire scenario in the camera and uploaded on social media.
Earlier, commenting on the video, the state labour commissioner had assured that necessary action will be taken against him after a detailed investigation.
Following this, Nag has been put under suspension by the state labour commissioner, sources said.