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Cop among three arrested for taking Rs 1 lakh bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

Three people, including a police officer, were arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a here in Maharashtra, a senior Anti-Bureau (ACB) said Thursday.

(34) had through another person, identified as (36), allegedly made a demand of Rs 10 lakh from the to save him from action in a criminal case, Thane ACB's said.

The lodged a complaint with the ACB, which laid a trap Wednesday evening in Dombivali town here and caught one Prakash Darji (36) while accepting Rs 1 lakh as first instalment of the bribe amount on behalf of Wagh, she said.

Based on information provided by Darji, Wagh and Patil were also nabbed, police said.

The accused were subsequently arrested and booked under relevant provisions of the Prevention of Act.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 13:20 IST