Constable held in bribery case

Nashik (Maha), Sept 20 (PTI) A police constableattached to Manmad police station, was today arrested here forallegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000, theAnti Corruption Bureau (ACB) said today. The constable, identified as Ananda Ramdas Shimpi, wascaught red handed near a tea stall opposite Nashik Roadrailway station, an ACB release said. The complainant, a resident of Manmad, had a disputewith a man, living near his residence and they had filedpolice complaints against each other in the past. Meanwhile,the daughter of the latter had gone missing. Shimpi, who succeeded in tracing her, threatened thecomplainant that if does not pay Rs 10,000, a case ofkidnapping and rape would be registered against his son, theACB said. After the complainant approached the ACB, his officerslaid a trap and arrested Shimpi while accepting bribe today,the release added. PTI HVJNP


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