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Maharashtra: Sub-Inspector arrested for taking Rs 50,000 bribe

ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2019 01:42 IST

Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 2 (ANI): A Sub-Inspector posted in Nalasopara police station was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000.
According to an official statement, the Sub-Inspector, named Dharmendra Singh Sonawane had allegedly demanded Rs 1.40 lakh bribe from a person for not registering a case against him. After negotiations, the demand was reduced to Rs 50,000.
The person had later complained regarding the same to the Anti-Corruption Bureau which later laid a trap and arrested the official at 1 pm on Friday.
Further investigation is underway. (ANI)