Paramjit Singh was held by the CBI in September 2014 on the complaint of Narottam Kumar, an autorickshaw driver, who told CBI that accused Singh of Traffic Police had demanded a bribe of Rs 1,200 from him for not harassing and challaning his autorickshaw.
According to ACB officials, the accused has been identified as Priyadarshan Waghmare. “Waghmare had demanded Rs 7 lakh from the complainant who had eventually paid Rs 6.5 lakh in September,” a senior officer said.
The accused had demanded the bribe money for issuing an installment of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to the complainant, the official said. Singh said an amount of Rs 1.50 lakh was sanctioned for Rawat under the scheme.