Video: Hyderabad traffic cop caught taking bribe; sacked

Hyderabad: A video of a traffic cop in Hyderabad taking a bribe has gone viral on social media. A Hyderabad resident shared the video on Facebook which was shot at Himayatnagar last week. In the video posted on Hyderabad Traffic Police’s Facebook page on March 17, the policeman is seen talking to the owner of a two-wheeler and then pocketing money given by the commuter.

In response to the video Traffic Department sacked the accused M. Satya Vishnu, a home guard from the Narayanguda traffic police station. The Hyderabad traffic police also assured disciplinary action as per rule.

According to a senior traffic police official, the home guard had been surrendered to the Home Guards headquarters and process of removal from service had been initiated.