The CI had allegedly been collecting monthly bribe from the illegal sand miners and JCB operators in the Kamalapur police station limits.
Meanwhile, a few residents of Gonikoppal opined that the CI was transferred over complaints filed by Balele residents.
The twosome abducted the woman on Friday, when she was going to her relative's place, took her to an isolated location and raped her.
Principal Senior Civil Judge R Kesava has issued an arrest warrant against Three Town Circle Inspector Tabrez for defying the court order.
According to Ramachandrapuram Circle Inspector P Sanjay, Chandrakanth, a software employee, recently constructed a new house after which he incurred losses amounting up to Rs 80 lakh.
As the police intensified checking of vehicles plying on highways at night, there has been a slight decline in transportation of ganja in recent times, the SP said.