Khordha, Jan 15: An assistant sub inspector of police working with the Begunia police station has been placed under suspension for allegedly demanding bribe to settle a case.
The ASI identified as Sujata Palai has been placed under suspension by the Khordha SP.
As per reports, a youth was assaulted by a mob while he had been to a village to meet a girl recently. The mob had also tied him to an electric pole and subsequently the victim had lodged a formal police complaint.
Police acting on the complaint arrested two other youths. However, Palai allegedly demanded bribe from the family members of both the accused. The ASI also allegedly threatened the family members to act tough on the accused if they failed to pay the bribe.