Maharashtra: Cop held for taking Rs 80,000 bribe

DN Bureau

A police head constable has been arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly taking Rs 80,000 as bribe.

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Thane: A police head constable has been arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly taking Rs 80,000 as bribe from a theft case accused, the Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Wednesday.

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The accused, Ramdas Misal (46), posted at the Ulhasnagar crime unit, demanded Rs 1.35 lakh from the theft case accused, saying if the money was paid, he would not be arrested, the ACB said in a release.

The aggrieved man lodged a complaint with the Thane unit of ACB which laid a trap and caught the policeman while he was taking Rs 80,000 as first instalment of the bribe in his car in Ulhasnagar town here on Tuesday evening, it said.

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The policeman was subsequently arrested and booked under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, the release added. (PTI)













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