New Delhi: The CBI today arrested a Sub Inspector of Delhi Police for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from the complainant. CBI sources said a case was registered under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegations that Sub-Inspector Ravi Shankar posted at Nabi Karim was demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000 from the complainant for granting him bail in a case being investigated by him.
“On negotiation, the bribe was subsequently reduced to Rs 25,000. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused,” CBI spokesperson said here today.
The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow at Designated Court, Delhi, the official said.