API among three held for accepting bribe in Mah

API among three held for accepting bribe in Mah

Agency News

Aurangabad,Maharashtra,Nov 15: An Assistant Police Inspector (API) and two policemen attached with Waluj MIDC police station were arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 80,000 from a scrap vendor, ACB sources said here on Friday.

According to them, the accused, identified as API Rahul Rode, sought Rs 80,000 bribe from the scrap vendor for not filing a case on charges of selling scraps illegally.

Reluctant to pay the bribe the vendor approached the ACB and registered a complaint against Mr Rode.

Based on the complaint, the ACB team laid a trap on Thursday midnight and caught the API red-handed along with two constables while accepting the bribe in presence of a witness.

A case has been registered under relevant sections and further investigation was underway, the sources added. (UNI)