The Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has registered 14 cases of corruption in Gurgaon range this year. Stating this in Gurgaon on Monday, a spokesperson said that of these, four cases pertained to the police department.
The Gurgaon range includes districts of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Palwal, Rewari, Mewat and Mahendergarh.
In one case, a bribe complaint was lodged by Mukesh Kumar, a resident of Kankdipur, against Inspector Suraj Bhan, station house officer, Chandhat police station, in Palwal. He had allegedly demanded bribe for registration of an FIR.
The spokesperson said Kumar was injured after a brawl with his neighbours. Both parties were injured in the clash but Inspector Suraj Bhan registered a case against Kumar.
Kumar asked the inspector to register a cross case, but the official allegedly demanded a bribe and a settlement for R55,000 was reached.
Kumar paid R10,000 to the inspector but another R10,000 was demanded.
Then, Kumar filed a complaint in the State Vigilance Bureau of Gurgaon.
A raid was conducted and Bhan was caught red-handed while accepting graft of R10,000.
On Sunday, accused Suraj Bhan was produced before the Palwal magistrate and sent to 14 days' judicial custody at Bhondsi jail.