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Cops sentenced for 3 yrs

Three Delhi Police personnel have been sentenced to three years in jail by a city court for conspiring and abusing their official position to intimidate a man to pay bribe of Rs 7,500 about 11 years ago.

delhi Updated: Oct 26, 2011 00:07 IST
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Three Delhi Police personnel have been sentenced to three years in jail by a city court for conspiring and abusing their official position to intimidate a man to pay bribe of Rs 7,500 about 11 years ago.

Special Judge Padam Kant Saxena convicted Ramesh Kumar, Nagender Nath Tiwari and Haripal Balu, who were sub-inspector, head constable and constable respectively in the crime branch, of Delhi Police at the time of the incident.

The three accused “had entered into a criminal conspiracy to demand illegal gratification from the complainant and in order to extort that amount Accused 1 (Ramesh) & Accused 3 (Balu) had abused their official position, the court said.