Indore : The Lok Ayukta police have caught a government employee red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 2000.

The person is acting principal of Government Higher Secondary School in Dhar and had been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

According to Loka Ayukta police, one Bharat Singh (22) son of Gamriya Singh Solanki and a resident of village Magdi, Tada, District Dhar lodged a complaint that he was appointed guest teacher Grade-III at Government Higher Secondary School, Tada. However, when he sought appointment letter from Dilip Bajpai, acting principal of Government Higher Secondary School, Tada, he demanded a bribe of Rs 2500.

Acting on the complaint, the Lok Ayukta police laid a trap and caught Bajpai in the act of accepting the bribe of Rs 2000, on Tuesday. Bajpai has been booked under Sections 7, 13(1)(d) and 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

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