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Rajasthan Police sub inspector arrested for taking bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Kota (Rajasthan) 

A of the Police was Thursday arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000, an said.

Sugna Verma, posted at Jawahar Nagar Police Station, was held along with two touts by the special unit of the (ACB), Kota, the said.

According to the complainant Mukesh Arora, the SI had demanded Rs 50,000 to drop one of his relative's name from a land dispute case being probed by her, the added.

The complainant approached the ACB on Tuesday and his claim was verified the following day when the accused SI allegedly accepted a part of the bribe amount of Rs 20,000, the ACB said.

Verma demanded that the remaining Rs 30,000 be paid to the touts-- and Aakash Rathore-- who would accept the cash on her behalf, he said, adding that the trio will be produced before the ACB court on Friday.

"The government quarter of the accused SI was searched but no significant recovery has been made so far," ACB said.

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

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 17:45 IST
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