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Cop among two held for bribery

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Two persons, including a police sub-inspector, were nabbed today for allegedly taking bribe from an accused for exempting him from appearing at a police station.

The complainant is an accused and has a case registered against him at police station, police said.

Sagar Shinde, the posted at police station, had allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 for exempting the accused from appearing at the police station, they said.

The amount was settled at Rs 5,000 after negotiation, an said.

After verification, the ACB sleuths laid a trap and caught one while he was accepting the amount on the behalf of Shinde, the said.

The bribe amount has been recovered, the said, adding that further investigation is on.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 00:05 IST