CBI arrests Delhi Police SI, Head Constable in graft case

New Delhi, Oct 13 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it has arrested a Delhi Police Sub-Inspector and a Head Constable in a graft case.

SI Hari Mohan Gautam and Head Constable Mahipal Dhaka, posted at the Ghazipur police station in east Delhi, were arrested after the CBI registered a case against them on charge of demanding Rs 50,000 from a complainant in lieu of arms licence verification.

THe CBI claimed that both conspired to demand the bribe but later negotiated and settled for a bribe amount of Rs 10,000.

“The CBI laid a trap and caught the SI while accepting Rs 10,000. Subsequently, the Head Constable was also arrested,” the CBI said.

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The agency said that it also conducted searches at the office and residential premises of the accused in Delhi.

–IANS
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