MAHESH Ambadas Galgate,a Police Sub – Inspector (PSI) attached to Aurad Shahjani Police Station, Nilanga, Latur was arrested for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 15,000 form the complainant by the Anti – Corruption Bureau (ACB), Latur.
The Press Note issued by ACB, Latur stated that there was a case registered in the Aurad Shahajani police station against the relatives of the complainant. To demand for the least number of days of police custody, to treat the accused in a better way in the police custody and to frame the case in favour of the complainant’s relatives, Sub-Inspector Galgate demande a bribe of Rs. 25,000 from the complainant. Out of the total bribe amount the complainant had already paid Rs. 10,000 to Galgate and the balance amount of Rs. 15,000 was to be given on May 8, 2014.
On Thursday May 8, 2014 ACB set a trap near the complainant’s house at Ganeshnagar and arrested him while accepting a bribe of amount of Rs. 15,000.