Kashmir police officer arrested for taking bribe

Srinagar, April 22: Jammu and Kashmir’s anti-corruption organization Tuesday arrested a police officer while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000, an official said.

“Following a specific complaint, sleuths of the state vigilance organization today arrested assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Abdul Kabir, posted at Khirbhawani police station in Ganderbal district,” a senior officer of the state vigilance organization told IANS.

“The police officer was arrested red-handed in presence of a magistrate while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000 from the complainant.”

The officer said after his arrest, Kabir has been lodged in the vigilance police station here where an FIR has been registered against him.

IANS