The Pune unit of the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday arrested a policewoman for allegedly accepting a bribe. The ACB has recognized the accused as Shraddha Sharad Akolkar (35), a havaldar connected to the Bharati Vidyapeeth police station.
According to ACB, the brother of the complainant within the case was booked in an offence lodged on the police station. Akolkar allegedly demanded Rs 15,000 in bribe from this individual, claiming that she had completed a favour by submitting the chargesheet early.
After the individual filed a criticism on the ACB’s Pune workplace, officers laid a lure and nabbed Akolkar red-handed.
Meanwhile, in one other motion, the ACB workforce arrested one Shubhavari Gaikwad (29), a resident of Talegaon Dabhade, for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh from an individual on assurance of “managing” the Wadgaon Maval court docket.
According to ACB, the complainant has a case pending within the Wadgaon Maval court docket. Gaikwad allegedly demanded Rs 2.5 lakh, assuring the complainant that she would “manage the court” to get a beneficial judgment.
ACB sleuths laid a lure and nabbed Gaikwad whereas she was accepting the cash on Wednesday. She was then produced earlier than court docket. The court docket remanded her to ACB custody until January 20 for additional investigation.