MADURAI: Three police personnel, including two special sub-inspectors, were transferred to City Armed Reserve after a video of them accepting bribe went viral in social media.
The video that has 1.56 minutes duration shows a cleaner getting down from a lorry with a Rs 100 denomination note in his hand and approaching a highway patrol vehicle on Madurai-Virudhunagar highway. The video also shows the policemen demanding `200 as bribe by claiming that even smaller vehicles pay Rs 500.
Upon checking it was found that the video was original. The three policemen were served with a memo and were asked to give an explanation.