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Arrested police officer suspended on corruption charge

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Press Trust of India Bhubaneswar
Four days after being arrested, an inspector rank police officer of Odisha was placed under suspension with immediate effect on Friday on the charge of accepting bribe, police said.
Director General of Police R P Sharma suspended Soumyachit Mishra, former inspector-in-charge of Gop police station in Puri district, in the corruption case.
Mishra was accused of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 from one person in Nairasasan village under Gop police station limits to perform some work, a release issued by the police headquarters said.
During the period of suspension, Mishra will remain under the disciplinary control of Inspector General of Police, Central Range, Cuttack, the release said.
He was arrested on May 27.

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 6:15 PM IST

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