Krushnaprasad ASI arrested, Puri Sadar SI suspended


Puri: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of police posted at Krushnaprasad police station in Puri district was arrested on the charges of demanding and accepting a bribe.  He was also suspended.

The accused has been identified as Iswarchandra Guman Singh.

According to reports, the ASI demanded Rs 7,000 bribe from a food vendor. Based on a complaint lodged by the vendor, sleuths laid a trap and caught Iswarchandra.

Puri SP Kanwar Vishal Singh had ordered the SDPO to probe into the bribe allegation against the ASI.

On the other hand, Puri Sadar Sub-Inspector, identified as Atasi Jena, was suspended. Reportedly the SI, who conducted a raid on a gambling den in September 2020, did not inform the IIC about the money seized from the spot.

Following this, a probe was ordered and later Atasi Jena was suspended.

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