Singrauli: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta police on Wednesday arrested a district treasury officer here while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000 for disposing of a pension case.
Lokayukta Police inspector Hitendranath Sharma said that the accused Noor Singh Maravi, the district treasury officer, was caught red-handed from his office while accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000 from a retired employee to sort out his pension case.
Indramani Shukla, a retired employee of Agriculture Department, had complained to Lokayukta police that the district treasury officer was delaying his pension case and asking for a bribe.
The police today laid a trap and caught Maravi while accepting the bribe from the complainant, Sharma said.
A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered.