Raj police constable jailed for taking bribe
An Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) court here today sent a Rajasthan police constable to 14 days in jail for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000.
Narendra Singh was caught red-handed by an officer of ACB, Kota yesterday while he was allegedly accepting the money.
The constable had on late Wednesday night detained Rajesh Rathore and seized his auto on suspicion of him possessing a sharp weapon, he added.
However, Amin expressed his inability to pay the full amount in one go hence, the constable agreed to accept an installment of Rs 10,000 with the assurance that the remaining amount would be paid to him by the next day, he added.
The accused revealed that a share of the bribe was supposed to be given to head constable Bhanwar Singh and Borekheda police station SHO Mahavir Yadav, the ACB inspector said, adding that the allegation was being looked into.
Singh had not seized the auto on record but kept it parked at the police station, he added.
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