Cops getting caught on wrong side of law

HYDERABAD: Three days after a sub-inspector of Chaitanyapuri police station was trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths while taking bribe, police officials have submitted a comprehensive re

Published: 05th March 2012 06:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:29 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Three days after a sub-inspector of Chaitanyapuri police station was trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths while taking bribe, police officials have submitted a comprehensive report to ACB officials for taking action against tainted cops.

The probationary SI Srinivasa Rao of 2009 batch was trapped in the police station on February 29 while taking a bribe of Rs10,000 from a person to not arrest the complainant's family members in a trespassing case.

D Nagendra Kumar, deputy commissioner of police, LB Nagar told Express that they have suspended the Srinivasa Rao for rampant corruption and high-handedness.

Police officials also submitted a comprehensive report to ACB officials to initiate stern action against the policeman.

The SI was also suspended from duties 48 hours after his arrest.

Similarly, three persons including two constables from the city were arrested in connection with the rape of a minor girl a couple of days ago.

While one constable has been accused of raping the girl, the other has been caught for abetting the crime, police said.

The incident came to light after the victim was found in a state of shock near Secunderabad railway station.

The constables involved in the crime are S Siddulu and G Prabhakar Reddy, who are attached to Tukaramgate police station.

The victim, a 14-year girl stays in a hostel at Bhoiguda.

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