Traffic cop caught on camera accepting Rs 1500 bribe; video goes viral

Patna: A  case under Prevention of Corruption Act against a Patna Traffic constable for taking a bribe of Rs 1500 has been registered.

Brij Bihari Tiwary was posted as traffic constable couple of days back. He was filmed while accepting the bribe from the auto rickshaw owner.

The video has gone viral on the social media.

After seeing the video  Patna SSP Manu Maharaj asked Patna Traffic SP Prantosh Das the detail reports regarding the case.

During the inquiry, the Traffic SP found the constable guilty of taking a bribe.  He then submitted a report to the Patna SSP on Friday following which the SSP suspended Brij Bihari Tiwary with immediate effect.

Manu Maharaj said. “I have also seen the video of the constable accepting a bribe. We have taken the issue seriously and the guilty constable has been suspended. Though it is not clear from the video from whom the constable was taking bribe but it is evident that he has accepted money and therefore we have taken action against him.”