Lokayukta Police arrest official for taking bribe

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police have arrested a sub-divisional officer of the water resources department for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a contractor here.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 29, 2013, 13:08 PM IST

Indore: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police have arrested a sub-divisional officer of the water resources department for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a contractor here.
Following a complaint by contractor Vipin Jain, Lokayukta Police laid a trap and arrested SDO Padmabhushan Sharma from his residence last night when he was accepting the money, sources said.
Lokayukta Police have registered a case against Sharma and an executive engineer of the department, who allegedly colluded with the SDO, under the Prevention of Corruption Act.