Three among Woman PSI fell into Lokayukta’s trap red-handed while accepting bribe,Three arrested

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

Lokayukta police on Wednesday trapped police sub inspector along with two of her assistant while accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000 in return of an official favour to the relative of an accused in dowry harassment case .

The accused Savitha Kanamadi,WPSI,Shobha Talwar woman police constable and Somashekhar,station writer of women police station East division,have been arrested and charged under Prevention of Corruption act.

Another accused head constable Girish has been booked in the case but he was not present at the time of the trap,official release ,said .

The accused had demanded Rs.20,000 from Anand Kumar from kadugodi,who had approached to get the anticipatory bail procedure for his brother,who has been booked under dowry harassment case .

The accused had demanded Rs.20,000 and had taken Rs.10,000 as advance on Tuesday,while asking him to get the remaining amount today.

Unable to pay Anand Kumar approached Lokayukta and filed a complaint.Based on the complaint police inspector Shankarappa laid a trap and arrested Savitha , Shobha and Somashekhar while efforts are on to secure the arrest of Girish.