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18-month RI for Odisha cop for taking bribe

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Reported by Santosh Jagdev

Bhubaneswar, June 28:

An assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) of the Commissionerate Police in Odisha was awarded with one and a half years rigorous imprisonment (RI) for taking bribe of Rs 1000 from a person of Airfield area here in the year 2002.

A Special Judge of Vigilance Court here today hearing the case had collected fine of Rs 4000 from the ASI, besides the jail term.

Notably, the vigilance had caught the ASI P Sahu of Airfield police station red handed in year 2002 while taking bribe from a person Dubendu Pradhan of Airfield area to withdraw a theft case charged against Pradhan’s father and a family member.