ASI Ram Charan Nath of Tihu Police Station under Nalbari District was caught after accepting illegal gratification by The Assam Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) led by a DySP, while the police officer had accepted a Bribe amount of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant , one Udhab Talukdar.
The accused had demanded a bribe of Rs. 50,000 (Fifty Thousand) , for submission of favorable Case Diary to the court for getting bail by the elder sister and the wife of the complainant, who had been arrested and were in judicial custody. As an installment of bribe, Rs. 15000/- was asked to be paid on 29.04.2019
Meanwhile, the complainant had approached the ACB PS in the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti Corruption and a Trap was laid down as per standard procedure in matter of ACB PS Case No. 05/2019 u/s 7(a) of PC Act (as amended in 2018). Further Investigation is being carried on.
The accused public servant has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Special Court. And due procedures of the whole incident are observed.