Bara DEO in CIAA net for bribery

RAUTAHAT: A special team deployed from the Hetaunda-based Regional Office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has arrested Bara District Education Officer red-handed with bribe amount of Rs. 10,000 on Tuesday.

Tula Ram Bhandari was arrested from the local Jhapali Hotel in Simara of Bara district today.

Bhandari was nabbed red-handed while taking bribe from Bhawani Dahal for releasing her salary. Dahal is the primary teacher of Shanti Primary School in Tangiya of Gadhimai Muncipality-16 in the district.

According to the CIAA Information Officer Nagendra Bhattrai, the accused officer was arrested acting on a tip-off from the Jhapali Hotel, at around 5 pm, stated the press release issued by the CIAA.