Bihar Police Officer Accused Of Corruption, Once Had Inspired Netflix Show “Khakee”

A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against him. Lodha has established stories stating that he is neither a writer nor allowed to write books and use them for commercial purposes. 

Indian police officer, Amit Roda came into the limelight after his Bihar diary-based web series ‘Kaki’ chronicles his experiences and a corruption case during his tenure as Inspector General of Magadha. He reportedly used “black money” for his web series. A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against him. Lodha has established stories stating that he is neither a writer nor allowed to write books and use them for commercial purposes. 

He added that the series was produced by Friday Story Teller Private Limited for Rs 640 crore approximately. LLP is borne and is reported to have been made between Lodha and Friday Story Teller Pvt Limited on 2 November 2018 for just £1, but records show the defendant was charged on 18 November 2018. Died in 2018 and received £202.12372 from the production company. FIR to facilitate the “trading of ill-gotten property” from one account to another, Roda’s wife Kumidi cited another contract signed with the production company”.

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Indian Police Officers And Corruption Issue

Police corruption has proven to be a serious problem, especially in big cities like Philadelphia. Police corruption involves the abuse of police powers for personal gain. In other cases, police corruption consists of police officers exercising power for financial or some other benefit. Extortion, bribery, drug trafficking, and transfer of stolen property are typical forms of police corruption. For example, units may repeatedly overlook police brutality and fail to resolve the issue.

Improper Training
Many times a corrupt police officer knows he is doing something wrong but does not believe he will be arrested. In other cases, police departments may not provide adequate institutionalized training to deter police corruption, fraud, and brutality.

Police officers should be aware not only of their ethical and legal obligations not to be complicit in police corruption but also of the penalties they face if they are arrested. This could act as a deterrent to police corruption. If you see evidence of significant police corruption, the police may be allowing a culture of corruption or turning a blind eye entirely. incoming officers can expect this to be done and act accordingly.

Lack of prosecution and accountability
Prosecutions of police officers for corruption are statistically rare. Most cases of police corruption are beyond question. Many officers have been charged and uncharged for unjust killings by police. In rare cases where the defendant is a police officer, the police usually win the case in court. The lack of law enforcement and accountability begs legitimate questions.

It is imperative that police officers convicted of corruption, brutality, or unjustified shooting be held accountable for their actions. The Philadelphia Police Department has an entire department dedicated to keeping officers open and accountable. Citizens have access to police department policies and procedures and can file complaints with police officers.

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Unfortunately, the system has failed to curb what many believe to be gross corruption within the Philadelphia Police Department, against which many seemingly justifiable Corruption allegations have been raised but have not been answered.

Job Stress and Credentials
Another cause of police corruption is the general stress of being a police officer. Police officers are under a lot of pressure and have to make quick decisions. Police officers can feel underpaid and unappreciated while being neglected by the residents they seek to serve and protect. This kind of attitude helps people believe that their involvement in corruption is some kind of just reward for their work.

They may want to use bribes to make money to pay off their debts.
When law enforcement officers deal with corruption, they may mistakenly believe that it is normal practice. Despite the ban on police corruption, individuals do not have the power to sue the government for corruption. Civil police regulations and the federal penal code do not allow individuals to file lawsuits. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for enforcing anti-corruption laws.

Convictions can result in fines and imprisonment, but the system allows only one government agency to enforce anti-corruption matters. The Justice Department does not undertake all investigations, so it is impossible to attack all forms of corruption.

Trial Against Dishonest Police Officers is Challenging

In some cases, victims of police corruption can lodge individual complaints with a police officer or police station. However, this is a challenge. Several Constitutional Court rulings have expanded the powers of police officers to conduct routine stops and searches. As a result, victims of police brutality or misconduct are usually required to prove some intentional or unlawful activity on the part of officers.


Evidence of negligence or negligence is usually not sufficient to award damages in court. Police officers are also protected by exemptions. That is, they are not punished and the burden is usually passed on to other citizens. However, this immunity is limited, in contrast to the absolute immunity enjoyed by legislators and judges. It is becoming problematic for persons abused by immoral police officers to take legal action for damages, making it harder to hold police officers accountable and stop police corruption.

Police corruption undermines public confidence in the police, undermines respect for the law, undermines departmental discipline, and undermines police morale. The level of corruption can be distinguished by the number of proceeds and the efforts made by the police to obtain them. Corruption is most acute when the atmosphere in a police station fosters corruption of all kinds. The most common form of police corruption is taking bribes from those involved in the vices of gambling, prostitution, illegal drinking, and illegal drug use.

It is easy for civil servants to justify this kind of corruption. Because this kind of corruption is relatively benign. Other forms of corruption include “fixing” speeding tickets, dealing with criminals, accepting small tips, kickbacks, or similar “compensation”, and stealing and accepting bribes from other officials. will be Factors contributing to police corruption are community standards, attitudes of police chiefs, attitudes of junior officials, police discretion, and actions by prosecutors and courts.

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Tackling corruption requires a police chief with political and administrative savvy as well as the power to implement sweeping reforms. Elements of a reform plan may include controlling corruption through speaking up, streamlining domestic affairs, improving inspections, monitoring accountability of all authority figures, improving the use of discretion, and training. To effectively tackle widespread police corruption, police chiefs must also gain the support of local officials, the media, and prosecutors. Seven footnotes are listed.

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FIR said Koumidi received Rs 11.25 crore even before the deal was signed on 2 November 2018. “There were large and regular transactions from Friday Story Teller’s account to Koumudi Lodha. It shows that there is an ulterior motive to cover the legitimate interests of the company,” FIR said.

“The police officer, Amit Lodha is illegally engaged in private/commercial activities with production houses, etc. earning Rs 4962372 to date through corrupt and illegal means unjustifiable as a civil servant”. Additional acquired assets may be revealed during the investigation. A review of publicly available government records reveals that the defendant acquired a significant amount of personal property/real estate.

edited and proofread by nikita sharma

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