Police official arrested taking bribe in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A Police official has been arrested while taking bribe in Jharkhand’s Palamau district on Thursday.

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) team arrested Santosh Kumar, Assistant Police Sub Inspector (ASI)while taking a bribe of Rs 6000. The arrested ASI has been sent to jail.

The ACB team arrested the ASI posted at the Hussainbad police station of Palamau district. Ashish Kumar a resident of Sanda Goraiya village had lodged complaints to ACB. The ASI had demanded Rs 8000 to remove his name from an FIR.

The ACB team laid a trap on Thursday and arrested ASI while taking Rs 6000 cash as a bribe.

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