Jhajjar: Based on secret information, Anti-Corruption Bureau team arrested a police chief working in Badli police station while accepting a bribe of Rs 2 lakh. The police chief was caught by the Anti-Corruption Bureau team when he called the grain market complex to bribe the concerned person. Later, he was taken to the Anti-Corruption Bureau office and interrogated by the team members.
Had asked for money to withdraw from a case registered at Asoda police station
DSP Sumit Kumar said he received information about anti-narcotics cell head cop Rakesh Kumar demanding a bribe of Rs 2 lakh. He then contacted the complainant and prepared a raid. Later, when Gudha met the complainant on the bypass road, he said in the written complaint that a case was registered at Asoda police station on December 8 in which one of the accused, Sunil, was arrested. While the accused police chief is now repeatedly threatening to arrest his brother Abhimanyu, Monu alias Maulad. He was also informed about this. Now the accused police chief is demanding Rs 2 lakh in return for dropping his brother from the case.
The police chief had called the victim to the grain market.
DSP Sumit said the police chief told the complainant that he would have to name another person in the case and also provide a surety. The accused police chief called him to the local grain market to give him a bribe of Rs 2 lakh. After that, the anti-corruption bureau team prepared the draft and reached the grain market complex. As soon as the police chief took the bribe amount from the complainant, the anti-corruption bureau team already present there caught the accused along with the bribe amount of Rs 2 lakh. In this context, additional amounts of cash were also seized from the accused police chief’s car and investigations are also being initiated in this regard. If after investigation, involvement of any other person is found, action will be taken against them in accordance with the rules.