Panchkula cop arrested in bribery case

The complainant alleged that the police were not taking any action. He alleged that the ASI had demanded Rs 2,500.

By: Express News Service | Panchkula | Published:June 26, 2016 2:08 am

The vigilance department arrested an assistant sub-inspector of the Haryana police after he was allegedly caught red-handed accepting a bribe on Saturday.

The suspect has been booked under PC act. According to the police, Prem Chand was posted in Panchkula. He was arrested by the vigilance team from Yamunanagar.

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The police said Hukam Singh, a resident of Alipur village in Panchkula, submitted a complaint stating that he had complained to the police regarding a dowry case, following which a case was registered under Section 498A against his son-in-law who stays in Mohali.

The complainant alleged that the police were not taking any action in the case. He alleged that the ASI had then demanded a bribe of Rs 2,500 to take action in the case.

Following the complaint, a trap was laid on Friday night by the vigilance officials. An officer said the ASI was called to Sector 10 for taking the money, where he was nabbed red-handed.

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