Twitter user Viggy, with handle @viggyvibe, has accused the Mumbai City Police of taking a bribe from him for sitting at Marine Drive at 2 am on March 4, 2023. The user attached a screenshot of a Google Pay UPI transaction for INR 2,500, with the receiver’s name appearing as Atish Jadhav.
— Viggy (@Viggyvibe) March 3, 2023
Mumbai Police responded to the tweet, asking Viggy to share his contact details in a direct message on Twitter.
We have followed you. Please share your contact details in DM.
— मुंबई पोलीस – Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) March 4, 2023
Later, the police said that there was no police constable by the name of Atish Jadhav in the Marine Drive Police Station but they were investigating the matter. The police assured to intimate Viggy once their investigation was complete. This incident has raised concerns about police corruption in the city.
There is no police constable with this name in Marine drive police station. However, we are working on the lead given by you. Will intimate you, once our enquiry is complete.
— मुंबई पोलीस – Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) March 5, 2023