Govt hostel warden arrested for taking bribe

A government hostel warden has been arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 for giving an appointment order to a cook at a new bus stand.

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

Tuticorin: A government hostel warden has been arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 for giving an appointment order to a cook at a new bus stand.

Police said the warden had demanded the bribe to give the order to the relative of man selected to work as a cook in the backward class hostel.

On a complaint from the man, vigilance and anti-corruption bureau officials set a trap and arrested the warden while he was receiving the money.
Officials later raided the warden’s two residences at Oddapidaram and Therku parumpoor and seized Rs 8 lakh in cash.

PTI