Madhya Pradesh: Lokayukta police arrest treasury officer for bribe

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.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

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.