ACB traps In-charge Police Post City Rajouri red handed

Straightline News Network

SRINAGAR, Sept 8: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Rajouri trapped in-charge Police Post Rajouri red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 1 lakh for helping Sharanjeet Singh in investigation of  NDPS case registered against him at Rajouri Police Station.

According to a handout issued by ACB, Police Station, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Rajouri registered case FIR No. 02/2019 u/s 5(1) (d) read with Section 5(2) J&K P.C.Act Svt.2006 and section 4-A of J&K P.C (amendment) Act, 2014  on the complaint of Ajay Pal Singh.

The complainant stated that Sub Inspector Suresh Sharma, Incharge Police Post Rajouri City, Rajouri Police Station demanded Rs 3 lakh from him for helping Sharanjeet Singh S/O S.Kartar Singh R/O Sant Market, Jewel Chowk, Jammu in investigation of  NDPS case registered against him at the Rajouri Police Station.

Accused agreed to accept bribe of Rs 1 lakh as advance and rest of the amount was agreed to be paid after bail of Sharanjeet Singh. He demanded bribe amount repeatedly from the complainant . The complainant has further stated that Sharanjeet Singh is  maternal uncle of the complainant. It is to mention that Sharanjeet Singh was earlier arrested by Police Station Rajouri on the ground of recovery of narcotic drug for which investigation of the case was going on. Sharanjeet Singh was kept in custody of Police Post City Rajouri Police Station.

Subsequently, ACB teams conducted search  at the house of accused Sub Inspector situated at Saran Ghou-Manhasan in connection with investigation of case FIR No 02/2019 u/s 5(1) (d) read with Section 5(2) J&K P.C.Act Svt.2006 and section 4-A of J&K P.C (amendment) Act, 2014. Further investigation of the case is going on.