Benipur (Darbhanga): A team of Vigilance Investigation Bureau (Patna) on Saturday afternoon caught Benipur Deputy Superintendent of Police Banke Rajak red-handed while he was allegedly accepting Rs 30, 000 as bribe in his office.

The team took action against the DSP on a complaint made by Samastipur Janata Dal (United) district secretary Ravindra Singh alias Chintu Singh.

VIB Superintendent of Police Parvez Akhtar said, “The JD (U) leader had filed a lawsuit in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate. On the basis of this, an FIR had been filed with Baheri Police Station against the then Baheri BDO Bipin Kumar Roy, Current BDO Brajbhushan Singh, Baheri Block Congress president Premnath Singh and his wife Devta Singh among others.

The accused were alleged of preparing fake list of Indira Awas, using substandard materials in PCC road construction.

The DSP had allegedly demanded bribe of Rs 30, 000 from Ravindra for preparing the probe report in his favour.

JPN/Bureau