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Jaipur: IPS officer caught with illegal liquor

June 21, 2012 22:41 IST

A 2009-batch Indian Police Service officer was on Thursday detained in Jaipur by the nti-Corruption Bureau on corruption charges when he was fleeing to his hometown in Bharatpur district from Ajmer.

Altogether 24 bottles of illegal Indian Made Foreign Liquor were also recovered from his vehicle when the officer Ajay Singh was moving to his hometown in Bharatpur district along with his brother.

"Singh's brother Hemant was arrested under the Excise Act, while he was taken to Ajmer for interrogation in connection with a corruption case and will be arrested", Inspector General-ACB Umesh Mishra told PTI.

"Ajay Singh, assistant superintendent of police, left Ajmer as soon as he got information that the ACB trapped an assistant sub-inspector who had taken a bribe of Rs one lakh from a man on his behalf", Mishra said.

"He was moving towards Kaman, Bharatpur along with his advocate brother but a team of Jaipur police on information by the ACB stopped their vehicle near Kanota on Jaipur-Agra national highway in Jaipur district", he said.

During checking, two cartons of illegal IMFL were recovered from the vehicle. His brother was arrested and the vehicle and the liquor bottles were seized.

The ACB team was also chasing their vehicle and took the officer back to Ajmer for investigation, he said.         An officer of Jaipur police commissionerate said that the IPS officer will also be arrested under the excise act later.

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