SI Pritam Das

Assam police has arrested a police officer and two constables for accepting bribe from a truck driver in Bongaigaon district.

Acting on a complaint, Bongaigaon police on Thursday night arrested sub inspector Pritam Das and two constables for allegedly taking bribe from a truck driver.

SI Pritam Das and the two constables were posted at Gerukabari police station of the district.

Bongaigaon police, however, remained tight-lipped regarding the arrest.

Sources said the accused police officer was demanding money from the truck driver but the complainant was unwilling to pay the bribe amount to the officer.

The complainant approached the top police officials in Bongaigaon district and based on his complaint, the trio were arrested.

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