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ACB arrests Bengaluru city police inspector for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

The accused is Raghavendra, a police inspector of the Chikkajala police station. A probe is underway in the case.

A police inspector and a civilian have been arrested following a complaint by a businessman to the Anti-Corruption Bureau.

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Karnataka on Saturday arrested a police inspector attached to the Bengaluru city police for allegedly demanding Rs 10 lakh to settle a civil dispute.

The accused is Raghavendra, a police inspector of the Chikkajala police station. Another civilian, named Raghavendra, has also been arrested in the case.

Following a complaint from a businessman, the ACB laid a trap where the civilian was collecting Rs 2 lakh from the complainant on behalf of the inspector.

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The complainant told ACB he had already paid Rs 8 lakh as part of the deal.

A probe is underway in the case.

First published on: 18-09-2021 at 06:13:18 pm
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