Caught on Camera: 2 Chhattisgarh cops seen accepting bribe, suspended

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Bribe on camera (Image: Screengrab from the video)
Bribe on camera (Image: Screengrab from the video)

Lucknow : Two policemen in Chhattisgarh have been suspended after they were caught asking and taking bribe on camera. They were seen taking money from a transporter, whose vehicle was involved in a road accident, said a police official.

The video of the incident has been shared on social media, post this the two policemen have been suspended.

The officers in the video have been identified as Station House Officer (SHO) of Tumgaon Police Station Sharad Tamrakar and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Vijendra Chandaniha.

Superintendent of Police Prafull Kumar Thakur said that the video is from June 15 and the department has initiated enquiry against the officers.

In the video, the policemen duo is seen demanding and counting money taken from the transporter, the SP said.

"The incidents that tarnish the image of the police department will not be tolerated," Mr Thakur was quoted saying by news agency PTI.