CBI arrests two police officials in separate cases of bribery
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Sub Inspector posted at Police Station Sangam Vihar, South Delhi for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant.
A case was registered on the allegations that the accused demanded a bribe from the complainant for not arresting him in a criminal case being investigated by the said Sub Inspector. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the complainant. During searches, cash of Rs.2.78 lakh(approx) and incriminating documents were recovered.
The accused was produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Delhi and remanded to Judicial custody for 14 days.
In another case, CBI today arrested a Head Constable of Chandigarh Police for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant.
A case under section 7 of PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 was registered against the Head Constable, Chandigarh Police on a complaint. It was alleged that the Head Constable was threatening the complainant to extort bribe money from him in lieu of not arresting him in a court case pending at Chandigarh against him. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant.
Searches are being conducted at the premises of the accused at Morinda, District Ropar and Sector 41, Chandigarh.
The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Competent Court at Chandigarh.