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Constable gets one year in jail for bribe of Rs 400

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

The district here has sentenced a police constable attached to Mumbra police station for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 400.

Judge V V Bambarde found the constable Devidas Devkate (40) guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Devkate while passing the order yesterday.

On May 7, 2008, Devkate demanded Rs 400 from a person, against whom a non-cognisable offence had been registered, for not arresting him.

When the person approached the ACB, it laid a trap and arrested the constable.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 19:22 IST