A traffic police official was sacked for taking a bribe from a person who was not wearing a helmet, the incident that occurred in Hyderabad was recorded by a local resident. With over 500, 000 views in last 8 days, the video has gone viral on social media.
The video was posted by Sridhar Vemula — a resident of Hyderabad — to the Hyderabad Traffic Police’s Facebook page on March 17. The video puts the spotlight on the police officer as he reaches an agreement with a two-wheeler rider. Pocketing a few notes from the commuter, he lets the man go away.
Watch what happened here:
After the video got thousands of shares, the police department responded on March 20, saying: “He is being removed from Traffic Department and disciplinary action will be taken as per rule.”