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 in Indore.

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.

Courtesy: IBN Live