The Lokayukta police have arrested an assistant horticulture officer while accepting a bribe of Rs. 1,500 from a farmer here on Tuesday.

According to sources, Assistant Horticulture Officer Hussainbasha Inamdar allegedly demanded a bribe from Lalsingh Rathod, a farmer from Minchnal tandaa. Based on the complaint filed by Mr. Rathod, the Lokayukta police arrested the official and handed him over to judicial custody.