A policeman died at a hospital inside hours of his arrest by the CBI on graft fees in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officers stated.
Head Constable Mushtaq Ahmad, a resident of Billawar, was caught red-handed whereas allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 3,000 from a complainant on the girls police station in Kathua, the place he was posted, the officers stated.
They stated the policeman was being questioned in a separate room contained in the police station by the CBI sleuths when he complained of uneasiness and was rushed to Government Medical College (GMC) hospital for remedy.
However, he died on the hospital, the officers stated, including the reason for the loss of life was not recognized instantly.
Station House Officer of the police station, Kiran Devi, confirmed the loss of life of the policeman.
“The policeman died shortly after we shifted him to the hospital. A detailed report will be shared later,” she informed PTI.
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