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Maharashtra: Police constable held by Anti Corruption Bureau for bribery

Updated on: 22 September,2022 03:52 PM IST  |  Thane
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The cop had demanded Rs 20,000 as bribe per month from the driver of a transport firm to allow his vehicles to ply smoothly between Nashik, Malegaon, Thane and Pune, an official said

Maharashtra: Police constable held by Anti Corruption Bureau for bribery

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A Thane rural police constable was held by the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe, an official said on Thursday.


Police naik Bharat Jagdale (40) had demanded Rs 20,000 as bribe per month from the driver of a transport firm to allow his vehicles to ply smoothly between Nashik, Malegaon, Thane and Pune, the official added.

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"Jagdale, who is part of Padgha police station, was held in a trap from Talavali Naka police chowki while accepting money from the complainant. A case has been registered and probe is on," Thane unit ACB inspector Santosh Amibike said.

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