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Police SI arrested in Odisha for taking bribe

6/12/2021 at 6:06 PM

Jajpur, Dec 6: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Sub Inspector (SI) of Binjharpur police station in Jajpur district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe.

Vigilance sleuths said that the cop identified as Fakir Mohan Singh has demanded bribe of Rs 6000 from one complainant not arrest him in a miscellaneous case and to release him with notice U/s 41 (a) CrPC.

Accordingly, a trap was laid on Monday and the accused was caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance. “The bribe money was recovered from the possession of the accused. In this connection, a case has been registered and further investigation is continuing,” said an official.

Following the trap, simultaneous searches have been launched on the properties of Singh at two places in Jajpur and Cuttack district.

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