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4 Maha cops booked for asking bribe from man held in ACB trap

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Four policemen, including an assistant inspector, have been booked for allegedly demanding a bribe from a man to save him from probe and imprisonment, a Maharashtra Anti-Bureau said Sunday.

The complainant had been trapped a few days ago in an ACB operation in Jalgaon, over 400 kilometres from here, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, an said.

"During the probe into the case, police personnel Vijay Jadhav, and demanded Rs 3 lakh from the complainant on behalf of Bhima Narke," he said.

"In return for the bribe, the policemen promised the complainant that he would not be sent to police custody for 10 days and no probe would be initiated into his property," the added.

The complainant approached the Jalgaon unit of the ACB following which an offence was registered Sunday at Chalisgaon police station against the four policemen.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 16:05 IST