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Two cops get 4 years in jail for taking bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Korba 

A courtin Chhattisgarh's Korba district has sentenced two police personnel to four years in jail for taking bribe.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Sunita Sahu yesterday awarded a four-year jail term to Balram Sahu and Andherius Tirki, both assistant sub-inspectors of police, said the public prosecutor Ranjna Dutta today.

Thecourtalsoslapped afineof Rs 20,000 on Sahu and Rs 10,000 on Tirki, she added.

In 2011, a woman had lodged a complaint of molestation against one P. Sahu at Bakimongra police station in Korba.

The two policemen demanded a bribe of Rs 8,000 from him to help him get the case disposed of, Dutta said.

He complained to the Anti-Corruption Bureau which arrested the duo red-handed while taking the bribe and booked them under Prevention of Corruption Act.

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 16:42 IST