Cop arrested for demanding, accepting bribe in Jammu

Personnel of Jammu and Kashmir police stand deployed in Jammu. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu on Thursday claimed to have trapped a policeman of Chinore Police Post Jammu while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000.

A spokesman in a statement said that on 02, 03, 2023 P/S ACB, Jammu received a written complaint wherein the complainant stated that on 01, 03, 2023, the Police of P P Chinore arrested his son namely Sahil Mehra in a false and frivolous case on the complaint of local resident of Chinore.

Mohd Sultan, an official of P P Chinore has demanded Rs 8,000 as a bribe for the release of his son from Police custody, it said.

“He further stated that he had already paid Rs 4,000 out of the demanded bribe of Rs 8,000, but the Munshi again demanded a balance bribe amount of Rs 4,000 to release his son.”

The complainant stated that he didn’t want to pay the bribe but the said Official compelled him to pay and under compelled circumstances, he is going to pay the balance bribe of Rs 4000 to said Munshi and requested for taking action under the law, the statement said.

Click to comment
To Top