PANJIM, Feb. 29 -- The State government on Wednesday suspended the gazetted officer working in the Department of Information Technology (IT) at Altinho, for allegedly asking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh in return for contract basis job in InfoTech Corporation of Goa (ITG).

According to Vigilance Department sources, Deputy Director of IT Siddarth S Borker has been placed under suspension with immediate effect and that disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against him.

Borker was suspended after an audio clip of the official's conversation, went viral on social media.

During the suspension period, Borker has been asked to remain present in the office and not to leave the headquarters without obtaining prior permission of the competent aut...