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Two Chandigarh cops arrested in graft case suspended

By, Chandigarh
Mar 25, 2023 11:45 AM IST

As per sources, the agency has affected recoveries from them and the case will be taken up in court now

A local court on Friday sent assistant sub-inspector Ravinder Kumar and head constable Randeep Singh Rana to judicial custody. They were in police remand for two days.

A Chandigarh court sent assistant sub-inspector Ravinder Kumar and head constable Randeep Singh Rana to judicial custody in relation to a graft case. (iStockphoto)
A Chandigarh court sent assistant sub-inspector Ravinder Kumar and head constable Randeep Singh Rana to judicial custody in relation to a graft case. (iStockphoto)

The two policemen, posted at Sector 24 police post, were arrested by the CBI on Wednesday for allegedly seeking a bribe of 1 lakh from a Dhanas resident to not implicate him in a rape case. A day later, they were placed under suspension and departmental inquiries were initiated against them.

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As per sources, the agency has affected recoveries from them and the case will be taken up in court now.

The policemen have been booked under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code on the basis of transcripts of conversations between them and complainant Ranjeet Singh.

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