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Woman SI, hubby caught taking Rs 5 lakh bribe

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A woman and her husband were today caught red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a firm's for not registering a case against it.

Accused SI Babita Chaudhary posted with Shipra path police station in Jaipurhad initially demanded Rs 50 lakhg as bribe but the deal was struck at Rs. 45 lakh.

After verification of the complaint, a trap was laid by a team of and the accused along with her husband was caught accepting Rs 5 lakh as the first installment the bribe, of Police (ACB) said.

The SI was threatening the firm, engaged in carrying out business, to lodge a case against it under the Informational Technology Act.

The accused SI and her husband were caught taking the bribe inside a restaurant near the Shipra path police station where she is posted, Additional SP ACB Narottam Verma said.

Both the accused have been arrested under the Prevention of Corruption act.

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

First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 19:45 IST