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CBI arrests UT cop taking Rs. 3,000 bribe

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, April 06, 2014
First Published: 11:21 IST(6/4/2014) | Last Updated: 12:18 IST(6/4/2014)

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a UT police constable while accepting Rs. 3,000 in bribe on Saturday.

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The accused Balraj, holding the post of naib court, at the Sector 43 district courts was arrested from the corridor outside courtroom number 14, as part of a trap.

On April 4, a resident of Milk Colony, Dhanas, Rohani alias Romy, had complained to the agency that Balraj was demanding Rs 5,000 in bribe to help him get bail in a case of voluntarily causing hurt registered at the Sector 11 police station.

Non-bailable warrants had been issued against Romy, after he had stopped appearing before the court.

The CBI registered a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act and then caught the accused on Saturday.

There was commotion outside the court when the arrest was carried out.

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