Posted with the crime branch in Sector 19, ASI Vikramjit Singh changed into caught pink-exceeded by the Haryana Vigilance Bureau at the same time as accepting a ₹17,000 instalment out of the total bribe on November 4
The Panchkula Police have disregarded an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) who was arrested for stressful a ₹1-lakh bribe from a farmer in advance this week.
Posted with the crime department in Sector 19, ASI Vikramjit Singh changed into stuck red-passed with the aid of the Haryana Vigilance Bureau at the same time as accepting a ₹17,000 instalment out of the overall bribe on November 4.
According to police, the ASI became a member of the special research crew (SIT) probing the extortion racket busted in May this 12 months, involving kingpin Anil Bhalla.
The complainant, Jasbir Singh, a farmer hailing from Dera Bassi, instructed the bureau that his spouse changed into present process dialysis three times a week. As he needed money for her dialysis, he borrowed ₹50,000 from Bhalla. The latter gave him a cheque issued by means of a person named Deepak and asked to hold ₹50,000 and surrender ₹forty lakh to him, he alleged.
But when he deposited the cheque, it was dishonoured by way of the bank. He back the cheque to Bhalla, who in go back filed the cheque in courtroom in his name, Jasbir alleged.
A few days later, he was called to the Sector five police station, in which he become wondered by means of the ACP and SHO. Later, ASI Vikram Singh took him to a neighborhood courtroom to get his announcement recorded.
There, the ASI threatened to check in a false case against him if he did no longer pay him a bribe of ₹1 lakh. “He took a ₹43,000 bribe from me on November 1 and had due to the fact that been calling him seeking the closing quantity. He known as me once more on November four, however I should arrange best ₹17,000,” said Jasbir, following which he approached the vigilance bureau.
A lure changed into laid and the ASI turned into caught red-passed from Sector 5 at the same time as accepting ₹17,000 of the bribe amount the identical day.
On Monday, deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Surender Pal Singh disregarded the ASI from offerings.
The DCP stated, “There is a zero tolerance policy in opposition to corruption in Haryana Police. No one might be spared if located worried in any corrupt interest. Strict departmental and prison action might be taken.”
He stated human beings could also attain out to the police at WhatsApp wide variety 708-709-1100 if they come upon any corrupt government respectable.