Senior cop caught taking Rs 40,000 bribe in Mumbai


PTI, Oct 8, 2021, 6:20 PM IST

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Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau’s (ACB) Mumbai unit on Friday caught an assistant commissioner of police while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000, an official said.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Sujata Patil, who is posted at Meghwadi division, had allegedly demanded Rs 1 lakh from a complainant, the official said.

The complainant, who did not wish to give in to her demand, approached the ACB, he said.

Following verification, ACB officials laid a trap at the senior policewoman’s office and caught her red-handed while accepting Rs 40,000 from the complainant, the official said.

Searches are underway at Patil’s office and further details are awaited, he added.

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