CBI SECURES CONVICTION OF THEN SP OF UT CHANDIGARH IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 08.08.2018

The Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh has today convicted Shri Desh Raj, IPS, then SP (City), UT, Chandigarh in a bribery case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on 10.08.2018.

CBI had registered the case on 18.10.2012 u/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against Shri Desh Raj, IPS, SP (City), UT, Chandigarh  on  a complaint of then Inspector posted as SHO, Police Station - Sector 26, Chandigarh. It was alleged that the accused had demanded Rs.5 lakh as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing favour in an enquiry against him. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.One Lakh as 1st Instalment.

A chargesheet was filed on 11.07.2013 in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh.

The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him today.


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