CBI ARRESTS A SUB INSPECTOR OF CHANDIGARH POLICE AND A PRIVATE PERSON FOR ACCEPTING A BRIBE OF Rs. FIVE LAKH

Press Release
New Delhi , 06.09.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Sub Inspector, working in Economic Offences Wing of Chandigarh Police and a private person for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. Five lakh from the complainant.

 

            A complaint was received in CBI, alleging demand of bribe for Rs.10 lakh by a Sub Inspector, Economic Offences Wing, Chandigarh Police, through a mediator (a private person). The complainant alleged that a false case was registered against him at Economic Offences Wing, Chandigarh Police and the Sub Inspector was Investigation Officer of the case. The Sub Inspector introduced him to the mediator and told to approach him for any help in the case. It was also alleged that the complainant had joined Investigation.But a NBW was obtained against him and his wife. The mediator told the complainant that he has to pay a handsome amount to Sub Inspector for help in the bail matter of his wife. After discussing the matter, the accused demanded a bribe of Rs. 10 lakh. On complainant's expressing the amount to be very heavy, it was agreed to accept first installment of Rs.5 lakh on 5.9.2012 and remaining amount after completion of his work.

 

            CBI, registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act against the Sub inspector and the mediator. Both the accused were arrested for demanding and accepting bribe from the complainant.

 

            Searches were conducted at the residential premises of both the accused. Documents recovered during searches are being scrutinized for further investigation.

 

            Both the accused are being produced today before the Special Judge for CBI cases, Chandigarh.

********