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ASI held on graft charges

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Rohtak, July 26, 2013
First Published: 17:51 IST(26/7/2013) | Last Updated: 17:52 IST(26/7/2013)

The state vigilance bureau on Friday arrested Rajpal Singh, exempted assistant sub inspector (EASI), of Power Board (vigilance) red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000 from Inder Lal, a resident of New Housing Board Colony, Bhiwani, in lieu of not registering a fake case of power theft against him.

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A spokesperson said the bureau had received a complaint from Inder Lal that Rajpal had visited his dhaba in Kalanaur town of the district for routine checking and threatened him to give Rs. 30,000 otherwise he would register a fake case of power theft against him.

A raiding team was constituted after registering an FIR against the accused under Section 7 (Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Rohtak police station on Friday. Further investigations into the case were on, the spokesperson added.


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