All three posted at Kalindi Kunj police station
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (Delhi Crown): The CBI arrested one SHO, a head-constable and a constable posted at the Kalindi Kunj Police Station on Sunday while accepting a bribe of Rs 39,000 from a local resident for allowing him to construct a boundary wall.
In a statement a CBI official said – “SHO of Kalindi Kunj Police Station Bhushan Kumar Azad, Head Constable Rakesh and Constable Dinesh have been arrested by us in a bribery case. The SHO was allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 39,000 through head constable and other persons for the construction of a boundary wall.”
The complainant alleged that the police officials were demanding a bribe of Rs 500 per square yard for allowing construction of a boundary wall of plot area measuring around 132 square yards at Madanpur Khadar Extension Part-3. This falls within the jurisdiction of Kalindi Kunj Police Station.
The complainant further alleged that the cops reduced the demand to Rs 300 per square yard, and decided that he will give about Rs 39,000 to the police personnel.
After receiving the compliant, the CBI lodged a case and formed a team of officials to arrest the cops demanding bribe.
The CBI laid a trap and caught the constable who received the bribe amount of Rs 39,000 in the presence of Head Constable from the complainant. Both the SHO and Head Constable were also caught by the CBI officials.
Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of arrested personnel. All the arrested accused will be produced before the Competent Court by the CBI, said an official source.