New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) The CBI on Saturday arrested a sub-inspector of Uttarakhand Police when he was allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 1 lakh in Chandigarh, officials said.
Hemant Khanduri posted at Dehradun Cantonment police station had allegedly demanded the bribe to give relief in an ongoing case against the Chandigarh-based taxi driver, they said.
After negotiations, he agreed to receive an installment of Rs 1 lakh in Chandigarh, they said.
'The accused was allegedly demanding bribe in lieu of relief to complainant in a case, registered at PS Cantt, Dehradun wherein the name of the complainant had surfaced,' CBI spokesperson R C Joshi said.
On getting the complaint, the CBI laid a trap and arrested the accused, he said.
Joshi said searches are going on at the residence of the police officer and he will be produced before a court on Sunday. PTI ABS SMN SMN