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Police sub inspector arrested for accepting bribe in Palghar

PTI
Published : Jun 30, 2018, 1:33 pm IST
Updated : Jun 30, 2018, 1:33 pm IST

The policeman had demanded Rs 10,000 from the complainant for releasing his motorcycle seized by the police in connection with an offence.

An offence has been registered against the policeman. (Representational Image)
 An offence has been registered against the policeman. (Representational Image)

Thane: A police sub inspector (PSI) posted in the neighbouring Palghar district, was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Saturday.

PSI Sudhir Wagh (56), who was attached to Wangaon police station in Palghar, was caught taking the bribe on Friday evening.

According to the ACB, he had demanded Rs 10,000 from the complainant for releasing his motorcycle seized by the police in connection with an offence. The complainant approached the anti-graft agency and lodged a complaint against Wagh.

A trap was laid on Friday evening and the PSI was caught taking Rs 5,000. An offence has been registered against Wagh, the ACB said in a statement.

Tags: policeman arrested, bribery, palghar
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)