A constable and a police sergeant from the Area One police division were arrested along with a businessman during a sting operation carried out by the Anti-Corruption branch in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland yesterday.
Reports from the police are that the businessman became enraged over a transaction between himself and a contractor and then plotted with the sergeant and the constable to extort money.
A report was later made by the Contractor to police officials after an undisclosed sum of cash was demanded.
A sting operation was launched by The Anti-Corruption Branch resulting in the three men being taken into custody.
The identities of the men involved have not yet been revealed pending the results of further investigations.
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