Narcotics official held for taking bribeMay 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi, May 16 (IANS) An official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) posted in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi town was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs.110,000 from an accused’s kin, an official said Wednesday.
NCB intelligence officer Arvind Sharma was arrested Tuesday night, Superintendent of Police (Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau) Varinder Sharma told reporters here.
He said Sharma was Wednesday presented in a lower court which remanded him to three days police remand.
The NCB zonal office in Chandigarh has set up a centre in Mandi to check illegal cultivation of poppy and cannabis.
NCB sources said the officer had been suspended and a departmental probe had been initiated against him.
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