Charges framed against Chandigarh cop in 2,000 graft case

Updated on Nov 30, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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HT Correspondent | By, Chandigarh

The special court of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has framed charges against a Chandigarh Police head constable, Dalbir Singh, under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The CBI had arrested Dalbir, deputed with the proclaimed offender (PO) and summons branch in Sarangpur, for taking 2,000 from a man facing PO proceedings on June 11.

CHARGESHEET FILED IN SEPTEMBER

In September, the police had filed a chargesheet under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The complainant, Harbhajan Singh, who works as a clerk at the Punjab State Cooperative Bank, Sector 34, had approached the CBI, stating that a local court had issued PO summons against him in a cheque-bounce case under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act.

A CBI official, privy to the matter said that it was Dalbir’s duty to serve the summons, but instead, he threatened Harbhajan with arrest and sought 2,000 bribe from him.

Following the complaint, the CBI had laid a trap outside the bank, and caught the cop red-handed while accepting the bribe.

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