Bokaro: Sleuths of the Anti Corruption Bureau arrested an Assitant Sub Inspector of Police posted at Chas Muffasil Police Station while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000.
The arrested ASI has been identified as Jai Prakash. A complaint against the police officer was lodged by Dinesh Kumar Mahto a resident of Pupunki. Mahto had claimed that the policeman had been demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 to weaken the case which was registered in January 2020 as villagers opposed pipeline project of GAIL India.
Dinesh Kumar Mahto was among the named accused in the case which was being investigated by officer Jai Prakash. The complainant had alleged that the ASI had also reached his home for the bribe.
The Dhanbad Bureau of the ACB registered a case in this regard on August 27 and arrested the policemen as soon as money exchanged hands outside the police station premises .