ASI Suspended for accepting bribe from realtor

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

The Inquiry officer disciplinary authority of the city police after a detailed probe suspended Assistant Sub Inspector,GN,Dayanad after he was found taking Rs.15 lakh from two realtors promised to help them in a case pending against them and closing the case by filing B report.

The ASI,attached to Kodigehalli and deployed at the DCP Northeast office on an official duty also threatened Bharath Shetty and Vikram Prabhakar to foist cases against them if they failed to pay more.

The duo had already paid Rs 15 lakh in total and, unable to pay more,Bharath Shetty approached the city police commissioner office.

Based on the complaint,DCP,administration and inquiry officer disciplinary authority,conducted a probe and prima facie found that Dayanand is guilty of not only extorting money but also misusing his official position.

Based on the findings,DCP (administration) Nisha James,suspended Dayanand till further orders while further probe is on.