Inspector, constable arrested for taking bribe

Inspector, constable arrested for taking bribe

Lokayukta police on Monday arrested a constable and an inspector attached to Halasurgate police station for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a recreation club owner.

According to police, Manjunath, owner of a recreation club on Avenue Road, had lodged a complaint against the two cops for demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000.

When Manjunath refused to pay bribe, Inspector C V Deepak instructed him to pay Rs 10,000 before the 10th of every month.

Judicial custody

A criminal case was registered against the two and a trap was laid.

The constable was caught while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 on behalf of Deepak. Both were arrested and remanded in judicial custody.

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