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Raj SI held by ACB for demanding bribe to probe rape case

Press Trust of India  |  Bikaner 

A police sub-inspector was today arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the state police for allegedly taking Rs 25,000 bribe to initiate a probe in a rape case, police said.

SI Bachchan Singh Bhati, posted at the Ghadsana police station in the Sriganganagar district, had initially demanded Rs 30,000 from the family of the rape victim to initiate a probe against the accused, ACB Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rajnish Punia said.

Later, the "deal" was settled at Rs 25,000, he said.

The uncle of the alleged victim had lodged a complaint against the sub-inspector, he said.

The ASP said that a team was sent to another residence of Bhati in Jaimalsar.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 17:32 IST