CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICIAL OF CHANDIGARH POLICE IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 02.01.2017

         

      The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Head Constable posted at Police Station, Sector-31, Chandigarh for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant.

      A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against Head Constable on the allegations that a complaint was lodged against complainant & his friend in the said police station and the Head Constable visited the house of the complainant on several times. During meeting with complainant, the Head Constable demanded Rs.20,000/- for not taking any action against them and threatened that in case of non-payment of the bribe, he would arrest them. After negotiation, the accused agreed to accept Rs.5000/- as first installment.

      CBI laid a trap and caught Head constable red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted in the office and residence of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

      The accused is being produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI, Chandigarh.


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