Cop caught red-handed taking bribe in Jammu

Jammu: A police cop was caught red-handed here by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu, while accepting Rs 4000 as bribe within the premises of a police post, yesterday.

As per the report,  Mohammad Sultan Mirza, a Selection Grade Constable, working as Munshi in Police Post Chinore, who is originally from Reasi, on March 1, 2023 demanded Rs 8000 as bribe to ensure reconciliation between two families, who were in a dispute.

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“After paying Rs 4000 as first instalment of the bribe, one of the families filed a written complaint against Mirza with the ACB Jammu,” sources said, adding that today the ACB team reached police post Chinore and caught the cop red-handed while demanding and accepting remaining Rs 4000 as bribe.

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The accused has been arrested and booked under the relevant sections of the law while further investigations are on.