CBI arrests Uttarakhand Police SI for receiving Rs 1-lakh bribe

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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