CBI ARRESTS A SHO AND A CONSTABLE OF CHANDIGARH POLICE IN BRIBERY CASE


Press Release
New Delhi, 28.01.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a SHO and a Constable working in Police Station Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh in a bribery case.

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.

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