ANI Photo | Haryana: ASI, head constable arrested for taking bribe of Rs 50,000 in bike theft case

A team of the Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and a Head Constable for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, an ACB official spokesperson said on Sunday.
“An Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team in Haryana has arrested an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and a Head Constable, both posted at Police Post Sector-15, Panchkula while taking a bribe of Rs 50,000. The bribe was being taken in a bike theft case,” an official spokesperson said.
Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) informed that arrests were made after a complaint was received from a resident of Karnal in this regard.
“The arrested ASI and Head Constable were demanding a bribe from the complainant by showing him the fear of being implicated and arrested in a motorcycle theft case registered at Sector-14, Panchkula,” the spokesperson said.
“After verifying the complaint, a team of ACB has laid a trap in which the accused ASI Neeraj Kumar and Head Constable Darshan Singh have been arrested while taking Rs 50,000 as a bribe. The ACB will soon arrest the third accused and investigate his role in this matter,” the spokesperson added.
Anti-Corruption Bureau further mentioned that a case has been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
“A case has also been registered against an ASI Ravinder Kumar posted at Ambala in this matter. Also, a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at ACB police station Panchkula,” the spokesperson said.
Further investigation is underway in this matter (ANI)

This report is filed by ANI news service.

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