Indore: The Ujjain Lokayukta caught Sub Divisional Officer (SDO), Rural Engineering Department red- handed on Monday accepting bribe worth Rs 10,000 for passing the bill of a contractor.

Acting on a complaint filed against SDO Suresh Diwedi by a contractor of Arnyakala village, Sujanpur, a team of Ujjain Lokayukta laid a trap. At 6 pm, the contractor reached SDO’s office, where the team caught Diwedi accepting Rs 10,000 from the contractor.

The team claimed that several complaints about Diwedi had been made in the past and only after complete verification the raid was conducted.

JPN/Bureau