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Facebook user helps nab corrupt cop

Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
Mar 24, 2011 12:49 AM IST

The Delhi Traffic Police's Facebook page isn't just about exposing errant drivers in action. Thanks to its ever-expanding network of Facebook friends, the traffic wing is currently engaged in a little spring-cleaning operation within its ranks.

The Delhi Traffic Police's Facebook page isn't just about exposing errant drivers in action. Thanks to its ever-expanding network of Facebook friends, the traffic wing is currently engaged in a little spring-cleaning operation within its ranks.

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"Let me publicly complement a public spirited Facebook friend of traffic police who helped us nab a corrupt traffic cop almost red handed. A departmental action has been initiated against the corrupt cop and two of his superiors," wrote Satyendra Garg, joint commissioner of police (traffic) in a post on the Delhi Traffic Police page titled 'Facebook friend instrumental in catching the corrupt traffic cop'.

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According to Garg, the said traffic police officer, identified as constable Sukhram, had accepted a bribe from a building contractor to stall the towing of one of his cement mixer.

"A citizen saw money changing hands and posted a picture of it on our Facebook page which helped in catching the accused,” said a senior traffic police officer.

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