Published On: Wed, Aug 8th, 2018

CBI court convicts IPS officer in graft case

New Delhi: A special court in Chandigarh convicted today a 2008-batch IPS officer Desh Raj in a case of bribery, CBI spokesperson said here.

Senior IPS officer Desh Raj (circled) today has been convicted in graft case

“The Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh has today convicted Desh Raj, IPS, then SP (City), UT, Chandigarh in a bribery case.

The quantum of sentence will be announced on August 10, 2018,” the official said.

The case was registered against Desh Raj on a complaint of an inspector posted at Sector 26, Chandigarh.

“It was alleged that the accused had demanded Rs 5 lakh as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing favour in an enquiry against him. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh as first installment,” the spokesperson said.

He said the agency had filed a charge sheet on July 11, 2013 in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh.

PTI

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