Lokayukta Police Trapped and arrested Head Constable and his friend red handed while accepting bribe of 50k from Private firm employee to bail out accused in scam case

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The Lokayukta officials on Sunday trapped a 43-year-old Head Constable and his friend while accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from a private firm employee promised to help him in a case booked against him.

The accused Mahesh S,Head Constable working with the Cyber crime police station in Ramanagara town had demanded Rs.2.5 lakh from Manje Gowda,who was accused in a case.

Mahesh had accepted Rs.75,000 promised to bail him out and again demanded Rs.50,000.

Unable to pay the bribe Manje Gowda approached Lokayukta and filed a complaint.

Based on the complaint,the police trapped Ramesh gowda,53,a friend of Mahesh who was accepting the bribe of his friend’s behalf.

The trap was laid at Uttarahali in Vaishnavi Party Hall where the accused was caught red handed.

Based on the his information the police arrested Mahesh and the duo was charged under Prevention of Corruption Act.