ASI booked for illegally confiscating property documents

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jun 07, 2014 13:15 IST

Police have registered a case against assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police post at Tibba road, Paramjit Singh, who in collusion with some other people ‘illegally’ confiscated documents of the property of a widow to pressurise her to withdraw the complaint she had filed against her neighbours, who, she alleged, were harassing her.

The assistant sub-inspector and the victim’s neighbours Amit Kundal and Vicky Kaundal, residents of Puneet Nagar, have been booked under sections 166 (public servant disobeying law), 167 (public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury), 218 (public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of `50) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), at the Basti Jodhewal police station.

In her complaint, Rani of Puneet Nagar stated that accused Amit Kundal and Vicky Kundal used to harass her and her children, adding that they had thrashed her in front of police personnel but they did not take action against the accused.

She also alleged that police had also confiscated the vehicles of her relatives parked in the street in front of her house in Puneet Nagar.

Stating further, she said when she complaint about the matter to police, ASI Paramjit Singh, in-charge, Tibba road police station, had called her to the police station along with her property documents.

She stated that when she had gone to the police station, the assistant sub-inspector snatched the property documents from her and pressurised her to withdraw the complaint.

She said that the accused cop returned the documents when she complaint the matter to the police commissioner.

Meanwhile, both the other accused are at large. Additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP), City-4, Swapan Sharma (now transferred), had investigated the matter.

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