Ahmedabad: The state government has drastically increased the penalty for violating traffic rules, In many cases it has come to light, that bribe is sought by the traffic police to avoid the penalty amount. LRD and TRB jawans were recently caught demanding bribe from a tempo driver.
LRD constable Kalpesh Kodiyatar and TRB jawan Arun Patni were posted at the SG-1 traffic booth near the city’s Vaishnodevi Circle. In the meantime, a tempo laden with goods was passing by the route and was stopped for checking a bribe of Rs 200 was demanded, and no official receipt was given to the tempo driver.
The ACB had already set up a watch in this regard, and both jawans and both were quickly arrested. Currently, the accused have been arrested and ACB has initiated legal proceedings.