Shirish Murlidhar Gaikwad allegedly admitted that he had accepted the bribe (Representational)
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) right this moment registered an offence towards a senior police inspector for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from a history-sheeter for not taking motion towards him beneath a stringent legislation.
Shirish Murlidhar Gaikwad, posted at J J Marg police station in south Mumbai, was suspended subsequently, a senior police officer mentioned.
He was accused of demanding Rs 2 lakh from Imran “Kutta” alias Imran Kalia for not taking motion towards him beneath the Maharashtra Prevention of Harmful Actions of Slumlords, Bootleggers, Drug Offenders and Harmful Individuals Act (MPDA).
Imran allegedly paid him the cash but in addition knowledgeable the ACB’s Mumbai unit.
Gaikwad allegedly admitted that he had accepted the bribe, following which an offence was registered towards him beneath the Prevention of Corruption Act