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ACB arrests police officer for accepting bribe in J&K’s Kupwara

Last Updated on January 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm

Anti Corruption Bureau has arrested Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Mohammad Sultan Mir of Police Station Kupwara for demanding and accepting bribe for providing report to the court on an application moved by complainant through his counsel before court for release of his Truck & its documents which were seized by the police station in accident case.

The complainant alleged that his truck met with an accident on 29-11-2021 near Heri, Kupwara. A case was registered against him at Police Station, Kupwara. While investigating, the documents of the complainant’s vehicle and the vehicle were seized by the Police Station, Kupwara. The complainant approached ASI Mohd Sultan Mir, Investigating Officer of the case for providing report to the court. ASI Sultan Mir demanded from bribe from him for providing report to the court.

Accordingly, a Case FIR No. 01/2022 was registered at Police Station ACB Baramulla against ASI Mohammad Sultan Mir, posted at Police Station Kupwara.

Investigating team caught ASI red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant.and taken into custody by ACB Team.

Further investigation is going on.