Amritsar: The Principal of a government institution was arrested by the Vigilance Bureau here on Friday while taking a bribe of Rs. 8000 from his subordinate for issuing him a document.

The Principal of Government Institute of Art and Craft Ramesh Kumar was caught red-handed when he was receiving the amount from his subordinate Kulwant Singh for issuing his LPC (last pay certificate) which is required at the time of transfer, bureau sources said.