Jammu: The Anti-Corruption Bureau, Jammu have trapped and arrested one constable of Jammu and Kashmir Police for accepting a bribe for releasing complainants son from police custody.
Police spokesman said that a written complaint was received on Thursday wherein the complainant had stated that, the Police post Chinore has arrested his son namely Sahil Mehra in a false and frivolous case on the complaint of a local resident of Chinore.
An official of PP Chinore, Mohammad Sultan has demanded Rs 8,000/- as bribe for release of his son from Police custody, alleged the complainant.
He further stated that he had already paid Rs 4,000/ out of the demanded bribe but the constable (Munshi) was again demanding a balance bribe amount for the release of his son.
“The complainant stated that he didn’t want to pay the bribe but the official compelled him to pay the bribe and under compelled circumstances he is going to pay the balance bribe of Rs. 4000- to him and requested for taking action under law,” said the spokesman.