Chandigarh, July 14- Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has arrested a Superintendent of Deputy Commissioner’s office and a Police officer, red-handed while accepting bribes worth Rs 20,000 and Rs 4000 respectively. Both the officials have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Sharing the information here today, the spokesperson of the Bureau said that the first case is related to Sonipat district, wherein the Bureau team had caught Ved Parkash, Superintendent of DC office while accepting bribe money of Rs 20,000 from a clerk of the DRO office, Sonipat for clearing his transfer file.
In his complaint, Jitender Singh informed that he wanted a transfer from the DRO Office, Sonepat, to the SDM office, Gannaur and his file was pending with Ved Prakash. For clearing his file, the Superintendent demanded Rs 30,000 from him, of which he had already given Rs 10,000 to him. After verifying the complaint, Bureau team laid a trap and caught Ved Prakash red-handed.
In another case, Sub-Inspector (SI) Anil Kumar posted at Police Station Jatusana, Rewari has been caught red-handed taking Rs 4,000 bribe from complainant Rajender of village Bhondu Bhautwas. The accused police officer demanded Rs 5,000 from the complainant In lieu of getting a compromise done in a case pending against complainant.
Cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act had been registered against them and further investigation of the cases is on.