A police constable attached to city traffic unit was arrested here while allegedly accepting bribe from a travel company employee, Anti-Corruption Bureau officials said.
Constable Sanjay Ratansingh Parmar (49), posted at Panvel city traffic branch demanded a bribe of Rs. 7,500 from a driver who works with a travel company for allowing the bus to enter into the city, Deputy Superintendent of Police S H Panhale, ACB Thane unit said in an official release today.
The driver then filed complaint with the Navi Mumbai ACB office and a trap was laid, it said.
The travel company operates two buses on the Mumbai-Goa route.
The policeman was caught red-handed taking the bribe on Wednesday near the S T Bus depot, it added.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act.