Rs 34 lakh cash, gold found in cop's locker in Kamareddy

In a locker belonging to the inspector of Kamareddy police station, the Anti-Corruption Bureau, on 25 November, found Rs 34,40,200 in cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 9,12,800.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Nov 2020 2:23 PM GMT
Rs 34 lakh cash, gold found in cops locker in Kamareddy

Nizamabad: In a locker belonging to the inspector of Kamareddy police station, the Anti-Corruption Bureau, on 25 November, found Rs 34,40,200 in cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 9,12,800.

The ACB officials, on 21 November, had arrested inspector, I. Jagdish, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, for demanding a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a resident of Kamareddy towards the release of accused on bail.

On 8 November, the Kamareddy police station registered a case under the Telangana State Gaming Act against a Bathula Sudhakar but he was released from the police station on the same day. The bribe is said to be the reason behind the accused's bail.

The ACB said that the inspector performed public duty improperly and dishonestly to obtain an undue advantage. Searches are being conducted at various places in connection with this case.

During the course of the investigation, it is revealed that Jagdish, and his wife were using the bank locker of Axis Bank, Kamleshwar Branch where this amount was found.


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