The Hush Post|20:00 pm|1-min-read
On Monday, the CBI nabbed SHO Baljeet Singh of Mauli Jagra, Chandigarh for accepting bribe worth Rs 45000. Singh was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe. Soon, he was arrested. It has been learnt that a constable was also nabbed during the raid.
A case was registered on 28.01.2019 under section 7 of PC Act & Section 120-B of IPC against SHO and Constable on a complaint alleging that nephew of the complainant & other persons were detained in the said Police Station on the allegations of dealing with contraband goods and also stated to have recovered 2-3 packets of Charas from them.
It was further alleged that SHO threatened and demanded a bribe of Rs.1,20,000/- in lieu of not registering case against them. The bribe amount was re-negotiated and reduced to Rs.55,000/-.
CBI laid a trap and caught the constable red-handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.45,000/- on behalf of SHO. Searches are being conducted today at the residential and official premises of the accused.
Both the arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Competent Court, Chandigarh