Uttar Pradesh cop arrested for trying to bribe his senior

September 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) A police sub inspector has been arrested for offering a bribe to a deputy inspector general in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, an official said Wednesday.A departmental enquiry was initiated against sub inspector Siddharth earlier this year and the case is pending with Deputy Inspector General (Kanpur range) Kamal Saxena.

“After the enquiry, Siddharth was transferred to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited and used to visit Saxena in connection with his case,” a police official said.

On Tuesday, Siddharth once again visited Saxena and offered him an envelope containing Rs.6,000. However, the DIG ordered his arrest.

“A case has also been registered against Siddharth. He was handed over to the Kotwali police,” Saxena’s public relations officer (PRO) Sanjay Katiyar said.

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