Guwahati: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the Assam Police was arrested in Hailakandi for bribery on Tuesday.
The police officer was arrested by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption based on a complaint.
He was arrested through a trap laid by the sleuths after an individual filed a complaint that he demanded money in connection with a case.
The accused was identified as Hitush Nath. He was posted at the Abdullah Police Patrol Post in Hailakandi.
The police officer was arrested as he was accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000.
He demanded the money as a bribe to settle a dispute between the two parties.
The accused, as per sources, had several other allegations against him.
He is currently being interrogated and is likely to be suspended.