Karimganj police has arrested a sub-inspector at south Assam’s Patharkandi police station for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.

The arrested police officer has been identified as Jitendra Singha. He was arrested after a video of the incident surfaced on social media.

In the video, Singha can be seen accepting a bribe from a person at the Patharkandi police station.

“Reference video on social media – After initial inquiry Sub Inspector Jitendra Singha of Patharkandi Police station has been arrested by @karimganjpolice today for accepting a bribe. A criminal case has been registered,” Special Director General of Assam Police GP Singh said in a tweet.

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