Police SI Suspended, ASI Arrested On Bribery Charges In Puri

Bhubaneswar: A Sub-Inspector (SI) and an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) posted with Puri police have been placed on suspension of charges of bribery.

Puri SP Kanwar Vishal Singh said that SI Atish Singh of Puri Sadar police has been suspended on charges of bribery.

According to reports, Singh had carried out a raid on a gambling den but let the gamblers go scot-free in lieu of an illegal gratification in form of cash.

In a similar development, Krushnaprasad police ASI Guman Singh has been suspended on charges of bribery. “He has also been arrested,” the SP said.

The ASI had reportedly accepted a bribe of Rs 7,000 from a local businessman, reports added.