Asst Commissioner of police held for accepting bribe

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Tiruchirapalli, Dec 12 (UNI) The Vigilance and Anti Corruption wing of police arrested the Assistant Commissioner of Police of city Central Crime Branch (CCB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 8,500 from a waste paper merchant here today.

Polce said, the merchant approached the CCB police for filing a complaint against his partners, who allegedly cheated him of a sum of Rs three lakh. The police official S Murugan had demanded the bribe.

On the information, the Vigilance and Anti Corruption wing police trapped the police official at his residence and got him red-handed, police added.

Later the police official was arrested and remanded to judicial custody, police said.


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