Published On: Fri, May 31st, 2019

Arrested police officer suspended on corruption charge

New Delhi: Four days after being arrested, an inspector rank police officer of Odisha was placed under suspension with immediate effect on Friday on the charge of accepting the bribe, police said.

Odisha Director General of Police R P Sharma suspended Inspector rank police officer Soumyachit Mishra on the charge of accepting the bribe

Director General of Police R P Sharma suspended Soumyachit Mishra, former inspector-in-charge of Gop police station in Puri district, in the corruption case.

Mishra was accused of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 from one person in Nairasasan village under Gop police station limits to perform some work, a release issued by the police headquarters said. During the period of suspension, Mishra will remain under the disciplinary control of Inspector General of Police, Central Range, Cuttack, the release said.

He was arrested on May 27.

PTI

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