ASI caught red-handed while accepting bribe

A gullible sub-inspector of police attached to the Krishna Raja Police Station in the city was caught red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) squad while he was accepting bribe on Monday.

K R Police Traffic Police SI Ramesh Kumar had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 3,000 from one Dharmendra in connection with a autorickshaw mishap. On a tip off, ACB SP Kavitha and Inspector Anil Kumar in a surprise raid caught Ramesh red-handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000. Constable Malleshappa, an accomplice of SI Ramesh Kumar has also been taken into custody by ACB.

Both the policemen have been remanded to judicial custody. A case has been registered and further investigations are on. –KS, NGB


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