CBI arrests Delhi Police officer for bribery

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The CBI on Friday said it arrested a woman Sub-Inspector of the Delhi Police for receiving Rs 10,000 bribe from a man for favouring him in a case being investigated by her.

The agency officers arrested Sub-Inspector Kailashwati, deployed at West Delhi’s Janakpuri police station, red-handed while receiving the bribe from the complainant.

“We first registered a case on the complaint of the victim before conducting the raid. Initially, the Sub-Inspector demanded Rs 15,000 from the complainant to show favour to him in a case being investigated by her but later the deal was finalised in Rs 10,000,” Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson R.K. Gaur told IANS.

The CBI officers also conducted searches at the residential premises of the accused police officer who would be produced before a competent court on Saturday.