Cop, Village Accountant nabbed for taking bribes
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 15:33
Bangalore: In two separate cases, two police personnel, including an Inspector, and a village accountant were nabbed by Lokayukta sleuths for allegedly accepting bribes for official favour.

The Inspector and a constable attached to Muddebihal police station were arrested by the Bijapur Lokayukta police on Nov 19 for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from complainant, AH Mohammad Hussain Lingasur of Raichur district, for releasing his goods vehicle and its driver on bail, a Lokayukta release said.

Another person by name SS Gopal, proprietor of a restaurant in Muddebihal, who received the money on behalf the inspector had also been arrested.

In another case, Channagowda Shanthagowda Konnur, Village Accountant of Mahalingapur was nabbed by the Bagalkot Lokayukta police for demanding a bribe of Rs 1,500 from Sunanda Banaja, a Second Division Assistant in a government college for issuing a "Khatha" for a site which has been purchased by her.

Konnur's private assistant, Lalsab Mehmoodsab Sanadi, through whom Konnur demanded the bribe, was also arrested.


First Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 15:33

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