The CBI laid a trap and caught him red handed while accepting the bribe.
CBI arrested the Principal of Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Ashok Nagar, soon after he accepted a bribe of Rs 1 lakh on Tuesday from a person for admitting his son to the school.
The CBI registered a case against the principal E.Anandan, under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act on the charge of demanding a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a person for admitting his son in the 1st Standard under RTE Quota for SC candidate.
Anandan was produced before the Principal Special Judge for CBI Cases, A. Thiruneelaprasad who remanded him to judicial custody upto April 24. He was lodged at Puzhal prison.